A colorful collection of the latest picture books.
Why? Why? Why? asks Rabbit. Bear answers patiently . . . except sometimes, Bear just doesn't know why.
Two-time Caldecott and Geisel Honoree Laura Vaccaro Seeger tells a disarmingly simple story about the lovable characters Bear and the unfailingly curious Rabbit.
Watch out, mice! This cat is a sumo champion!
A one-of-a-kind, uplifting picture book about a Jewish boy and a Palestinian boy who bond on the soccer field—translated into English, Hebrew, and Arabic.
Daniel and Ismail, one Jewish and the other Palestinian, don’t know each other yet, but they have more in common than they know.
In a true tale of a young girl in Iran and her grandmother, this beautiful ode to family celebrates small moments of love that become lifelong memories.
In this big universe full of many moons, I have traveled and seen many wonders, but I have never loved anything or anyone the way I love my grandma.
From Caldecott Medalist and New York Times bestselling author-illustrator Chris Raschka comes a gorgeously illustrated retelling of Mozart’s classic opera, The Magic Flute.
The Magic Flute is the favorite choice of many opera lovers.
French bulldogs Toby and Pinkie learn to live together and form a heartwarming friendship.
Toby loves basking in the morning sun, snuggling in a lap in the afternoon, and toasting his tummy by the fireside at night, but somehow his warm spots never last. What Toby wants more than anything is to find something as warm as the sun that never fades or fizzles.
Meet Bently—one remarkable pig; and Daisy—the chick who loved him. Celebrate unlikely friends in this charming, funny picture book by author-illustrator Paige Keiser.
With nods to Tim Burton, Edward Gorey, and Neil Gaiman, this humorous picture book about a Victorian boy obsessed with monsters presents a dark and appealing world, created by debut author/illustrator Sam Streed.
In the graveyard, between stone monuments for forgotten souls, lurks the Black Shuck. . . . Its one blood-red eye burns with an undying rage.
A witty celebration of the tiny tardigrade, a microscopic creature that looks like a bear
Adam and his family spend an exciting day at the colorful and bustling Eastern Market. But when Adam gets briefly separated from Mom and Dad, he mistakes a friendly, diverse cast of characters for his parents in their traditional Muslim clothing--and shows that we all have more in common than you might think.
Gordy and his family live in Detroit, Michigan, the heart of the United States automobile industry. Every night after coming home from work at one of the plants, Gordy's father teaches him how to box. Their hero is the famous American boxer Joe Louis, who grew up in Detroit. But the Great Depression has come down hard on the economy.
A little purple hippo faces a dilemma. While getting dressed one day, she realizes that she is missing a red sock. But as she searches throughout her sock drawer, she cannot find a suitable replacement. From blue to green and gray to white, nothing she finds will match. But does that really matter?
In a world of bountiful food yet increasing food insecurity, we are called to remember that all creatures have a place—and may be fed sustainably—at the greatest, communal table offered by our planet.
A girl who responds to the song that calls to her serves as an example to those who have forgotten how to listen to their lives, how to discern music from noise, how to follow the path of mystery and adventure set before them.
This dreamy poem about all the kinds of light at the "shut of day" evokes a world of wonder.
For every parent tired of telling their kids to PLEASE JUST GET ALONG, this hilarious and imaginative new picture book--from the beloved creators of Babymouse--is here to help. Sort of.
Little Sock is tired of his routine. Day after day, it's the same old thing. He gets worn, he gets dirty, and he gets washed. Nothing ever changes. The other socks in the drawer don't seem to mind but Little Sock wants something different. He has heard of a place, Sock City, where everything is new and exciting, so one night he makes his escape from his drawer.
A moving story of nurturing friendship and standing up for others
This humorous tale of a curious young boy and his single-minded quest for knowledge is a heartfelt and affectionate tribute to librarians everywhere.
Enjoy this gorgeous bedtime counting story from acclaimed author-illustrator John Butler.
When is a mouse not a mouse? When he's a tiger of course! This funny story is all about being who you want to be!$17.99ISBN: 9780399552359Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Schwartz & Wade - July 30th, 2019
Classic fairy tales meet tongue-in-cheek humor in this hilarious read-aloud--illustrated by a #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator--about a goblin and a troll as they set out to find the rudest child of all and teach her some manners!$17.99ISBN: 9780316423809Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - July 16th, 2019Beloved and New York Times bestselling author Todd Parr uses his signature blend of playfulness and sensitivity to introduce readers to all the wonderful things they can do at school, where everyone is welcome!$17.99ISBN: 9780399558184Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Schwartz & Wade - July 23rd, 2019
From a New York Times bestselling author and an award-winning illustrator comes an utterly hilarious step-by-step guide to writing a book, as told by a child "author."$17.99ISBN: 9781534414006Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - July 23rd, 2019
Debut picture book author Blair Thornburgh and award-winning illustrator Scott Campbell put their heads together to celebrate one of the most important bones in your body: the skull!
You probably don’t think much about skulls.
So what’s the big deal about them?
Well, every head
of every person
you’ve ever seen
has a skull inside.
And$17.99ISBN: 9780374310455Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - July 23rd, 2019
Aidan Cassie, the creator of Sterling, Best Dog Ever, employs her pitch-perfect humor and heartwarming illustrations here again to help little ones love themselves at any size in Little Juniper Makes It BIG.$17.99ISBN: 9780544764163Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: HMH Books for Young Readers - July 23rd, 2019Ginny Goblin may be a monster, but she CANNOT have a monster for a pet in this action-packed, laugh-out-loud adventure perfect for fans of Jon Klassen, Peter Brown, and Vera Brogsol.
Perhaps a pet will teach clever Ginny Goblin some responsibility. Fish make good pets. So do hermit crabs. Ginny does NOT need a giant net or bear trap or army tank to catch a pet.$17.99ISBN: 9780060740313Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: HarperCollins - July 23rd, 2019
Two sworn enemies learn that they have more in common than meets the eye, and it’s never too late to make a new friend—even if it takes decades!
Ever since they were little hatchlings, Turtle and Tortoise decided that they’d forever be separated due to their different shells.$17.99ISBN: 9780062741370Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Katherine Tegen Books - July 23rd, 2019
When two cats compete in a pumpkin contest, they both win a new friend in this charming story about pumpkins, Halloween, and cats!$17.99ISBN: 9780425288818Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Viking Books for Young Readers - July 23rd, 2019
Rear Window meets Wes Anderson meets Richard Scarry in this fun picture book follow-up to Bus! Stop!$16.99ISBN: 9781368046459Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Hyperion Books for Children - July 2nd, 2019Why does the Pigeon have to go to school? He already knows everything! And what if he doesn't like it? What if the teacher doesn't like him? What if he learns TOO MUCH!?!Ask not for whom the school bell rings; it rings for the Pigeon!$17.99ISBN: 9781534404434Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Beach Lane Books - July 16th, 2019
From award-winning author Liz Garton Scanlon and celebrated artist Frann Preston-Gannon comes a gorgeously illustrated, lyrical counting book that will have young readers’ imaginations taking flight.
One dark bird is perched up high, with a view of the town and a taste of the sky. Then she’s joined by two more, then three, then four.$16.99ISBN: 9780763688417Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Candlewick - July 16th, 2019
A silly pirate skeleton seeks to put its bones back together in this rhyming romp beneath the waves.
Cast a spyglass ’round here
while breakers curl and pound here.
There’s treasure to be found here —
I feel it in my bones!$17.99ISBN: 9781250314550Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - July 16th, 2019
Beloved characters Hoot and Olive return in this beautiful picture book from Jonathan D. Voss about imagination, rainy day adventures, and the spirit of friendship.$17.99ISBN: 9781328490131Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Clarion Books - July 16th, 2019Boy + Bot meets School's First Day of School in this hilarious and reassuring take on first experiences and making new friends, from a Theodor Seuss Geisel Award winner.
Ultrabot is a big robot with a big problem. Its professor is planning a playdate with Becky Tingle, the little girl from next door.$17.99ISBN: 9780062798602Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: HarperCollins - July 9th, 2019
A picture book for magical yet imperfect girls everywhere, written by debut author Ashley Franklin and perfect for fans of such titles as Mary Had a Little Glam by Tammi Sauer and the classic Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman.$15.99ISBN: 9780062844736Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: HarperCollins - July 9th, 2019
Based on the Disney Junior TV show and inspired by the classic picture book series, this is a brand-new, beautifully illustrated picture book that’s perfect for sharing with the Fancy Nancy fan in your life!$18.99ISBN: 9780823441648Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Margaret Ferguson Books - July 9th, 2019
A kitten insists that his little-girl owner write an adventure story suitable for a TIGER and learns that you should be careful about what you wish for when the story becomes too scary.$14.99ISBN: 9781338297133Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Scholastic Press - July 9th, 2019Find out what piranhas eat -- and don't eat! -- in this new, irresistibly funny picture book from Aaron Blabey, the bestselling creator of Pig the Pug!$17.99ISBN: 9781534416642Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - July 9th, 2019
After his best friend Sarah leaves for her first day of school, a tortoise named Truman goes on an adventure across the living room and learns to be brave in this thoughtful and heartwarming twist on a first experience story.
Truman the tortoise lives with his Sarah, high above the taxis and the trash trucks and the number eleven bus, which travels south.$17.99ISBN: 9781547600946Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Bloomsbury Children's Books - July 9th, 2019
With bright, bold illustrations, this stylish picture book features lots of shoes, ten white mice, and one adorable dog.
One shoe, two shoes.
Red shoes, blue shoes.
Two shoes make a pair.
Who's that hiding there?$17.99ISBN: 9781624146961Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Page Street Kids - July 9th, 2019
“Mom, if a frog follows me home, can I keep it?”$12.99ISBN: 9781684127665Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Silver Dolphin Books - July 9th, 2019
Join a little bear and his mother in this gentle celebration of the universal love between a mother and child from Margaret Wise Brown, best-selling children's author of Goodnight Moon and Runaway Bunny,
From the recently discovered archives of Margaret Wise Brown, author of the children's classics Goodnight Moon and Runaway Bunny, comes a charming story$17.99ISBN: 9781250120366Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - July 2nd, 2019
This joyful picture book celebrates middle children and sibling love.
When you’re in the middle . . . you’re not the oldest, and you’re not the youngest. You are right in between. There’s someone bigger who helps you and someone smaller who needs you. From the middle, you can see both sides.$17.99ISBN: 9781419734076Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Harry N. Abrams - July 2nd, 2019