New Picture Books

A colorful collection of the latest picture books.

 

Off to See the Sea Cover Image
By Nikki Grimes, Elizabeth Zunon (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781492638292
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Published: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky - January 12th, 2021

From Children's Literature Legacy Award-winning author Nikki Grimes and acclaimed illustrator Elizabeth Zunon comes an adventurous bath time story.


Oona Cover Image
By Kelly DiPucchio, Raissa Figueroa (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062982247
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - January 12th, 2021

This comical and heartfelt picture book is a winning celebration of invention, creativity, and friendship. With gorgeous underwater scenes and a crowd-pleasing tale, this is one little mermaid who is here to make a splash! 


Jump at the Sun: The True Life Tale of Unstoppable Storycatcher Zora Neale Hurston Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534419131
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - January 12th, 2021

From the Newbery Honor–winning author of Genesis Begins Again comes a shimmering picture book that shines the light on Zora Neale Hurston, the extraordinary writer and storycatcher extraordinaire who changed the face of American literature.

Zora was a girl who hankered for tales like bees for honey.


Eyes That Kiss in the Corners Cover Image
By Joanna Ho, Dung Ho (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062915627
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Published: HarperCollins - January 5th, 2021

A New York Times Bestseller and #1 Indie Bestseller

This lyrical, stunning picture book tells a story about learning to love and celebrate your Asian-shaped eyes, in the spirit of Hair Love by Matthew A. Cherry, and is a celebration of diversity.


The Sea in Winter Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062872043
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Published: Heartdrum - January 5th, 2021

In this evocative and heartwarming novel for readers who loved The Thing About Jellyfish, the author of I Can Make This Promise tells the story of a Native American girl struggling to find her joy again.

It’s been a hard year for Maisie Cannon, ever since she hurt her leg and could not keep up with her ballet training and auditions.


Race to the Sun Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781368024662
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Rick Riordan Presents - January 14th, 2020

Best-selling author Rick Riordan presents critically acclaimed indigenous fantasy writer Rebecca Roanhorse's thrilling adventure about a Navajo girl who discovers she's a monsterslayer.


A Sled for Gabo Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534445345
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - January 5th, 2021

The Snowy Day meets Last Stop on Market Street in this heartwarming classic in the making about a young boy who is in a new town and doesn’t have much, but with the help of a loving community discovers the joys of his first snowy day.

On the day it snows, Gabo sees kids tugging sleds up the hill, then coasting down, whooping all the while.


Harry and the Guinea Pig Cover Image
By Gene Zion, Margaret Bloy Graham (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062747730
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: HarperCollins - January 5th, 2021

The beloved character Harry the Dirty Dog returns in this brand-new picture book! A fun story to share with all dog fans, as well as guinea pig families and classrooms.


Scarlet's Tale Cover Image
By Audrey Vernick, Peter Jarvis (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781368043083
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - January 5th, 2021

Celebrate the power of differences with this funny and heartwarming children's book about a little girl who faces her fears on the first day of school -- and learns to love what makes her unique.


The ABCs of Black History Cover Image
By Rio Cortez, Lauren Semmer (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781523507498
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - December 8th, 2020

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

B is for Beautiful, Brave, and Bright!


Black Cat, White Cat: a minibombo book Cover Image
By Silvia Borando, Silvia Borando (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781536216035
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Published: Candlewick - December 8th, 2020

Day and night, black and white—this playful tale of opposite personalities celebrates the adventure of sharing life’s discoveries with a friend.


Dear Earth…From Your Friends in Room 5 Cover Image
By Erin Dealey, Luisa Uribe (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062915320
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Published: HarperCollins - December 1st, 2020

"A well-thought-out presentation of an important environmental message." —Kirkus


Loveblock (An Abrams Block Book) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781419731532
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Published: Abrams Appleseed - December 1st, 2020

Learn how animals around the world show their love in this interactive board book
  
Love is strong.
You have my back and I’ll always have yours.
  
Animals show their love in so many ways! This interactive board book, with its chunky, die-cut pages and surprise-filled gatefolds, is the perfect gift for anyone you love.


Pirate Stew Cover Image
By Neil Gaiman, Chris Riddell (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062934574
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Published: Quill Tree Books - December 1st, 2020

Meet LONG JOHN McRON, SHIP'S COOK . . . and the most unusual babysitter you've ever seen.


Ella's Night Lights Cover Image
By Lucy Fleming, Lucy Fleming (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781536212693
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Published: Candlewick - November 24th, 2020

Friendship, kindness, and gratitude are all illuminated in a quiet tale of a magical girl with mothlike wings.


Song of the Old City Cover Image
By Anna Pellicioli, Merve Atilgan (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524741044
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - November 17th, 2020

This lyrical, whimsical picture book, set in the old city of Istanbul, celebrates kindness and generosity of spirit.


Llama Llama Loose Tooth Drama Cover Image
By Anna Dewdney, JT Morrow (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593206034
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - November 17th, 2020

Llama Llama loses his loose tooth in this new hardcover adventure, part of Anna Dewdney's New York Times bestselling series!

Llama Llama's tooth is wiggling! Is it time for his first tooth to come out?


Tiny Monsters: The Strange Creatures That Live On Us, In Us, and Around Us Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780358307112
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - November 17th, 2020

Did you know you share your home with monsters?!  In this book explore the menagerie of tiny and unusual creatures—arthropods (insects, mites, and spiders)—found in our lawns and gardens, our food, our beds, our clothes, and even our eyelashes.

You may not know it . . .


The Lights and Types of Ships at Night Cover Image
By Dave Eggers, Annie Dills (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781952119071
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: McSweeney's - November 17th, 2020

You may have heard of ships. You may have also heard of the sea and the night. But did you realize there's nothing more beautiful than a ship and its lights on the sea at night? In warm and witty prose, this picture book's narrator asks the reader to consider the splendor of glowing lights cast by ships on a shimmering waterway.


Wreck This Picture Book Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593111024
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Published: Dial Books - November 3rd, 2020

An Indie Next List Selection

Keri Smith, creator of the mega-bestselling Wreck This Journal, now brings her imagination and inspiration to children with this picture book that explores the very active experience of reading.


What if there were a book that changed every time you read it?


Snow Birds Cover Image
By Kirsten Hall, Jenni Desmond (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781419742033
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - November 3rd, 2020

Discover birds who survive winter against all odds in this poetic, gorgeously illustrated picture book
 
Snowflakes whirling, snow-flocks swirling, streaks of white twirl through the night . . .
You’ve heard of birds who migrate to warmer climates in the wintertime—but what about those who persevere through snowy weather and freezing temperatures?


A Girl Named Rosita: The Story of Rita Moreno: Actor, Singer, Dancer, Trailblazer! Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062877703
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: HarperCollins - November 3rd, 2020

Pura Belpré Honor winner Anika Aldamuy Denise (Planting Stories) and New York Times bestselling illustrator Leo Espinosa (Islandborn) tell the story of Rita Moreno, the Puerto Rican superstar best known for her Oscar-winning performance in the original West Side Story film, in this gorgeous picture book biography.


The Little Mermaid Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316440318
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 3rd, 2020

In this captivating reimagining of Hans Christian Andersen's classic, Caldecott medalist and bestselling artist Jerry Pinkney conjures a poignant friendship story and an epic tale of redemption -- the definitive new version for our time.


I Am the Storm Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593222751
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Published: Rise x Penguin Workshop - October 27th, 2020

A tornado, a blizzard, a forest fire, and a hurricane are met, in turn, with resilience and awe in this depiction of nature's power and our own.


Starcrossed Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780358153955
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - October 27th, 2020

A resonant story of two friends trying to maintain their relationship from afar with dazzling results, filled with wishes, curiosity, and bravery.


Where Is Our Library?: A Story of Patience and Fortitude Cover Image
By Josh Funk, Stevie Lewis (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250241405
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - October 27th, 2020

Where Is Our Library? is a companion to Lost in the Library and our second picture book in partnership with the New York Public Library.

Curious Patience and steadfast Fortitude wait every morning to greet visitors of the New York Public Library—and slip away every night to read in the Children's Center.


Cozy Cover Image
By Jan Brett, Jan Brett (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593109793
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - October 20th, 2020

A New York Times Bestseller!

A group of clever animals find an unusual but warm and furry home during Alaska's long winter in Jan Brett's newest snowy adventure.


Eric Cover Image
By Shaun Tan, Shaun Tan (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781338622089
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Published: Scholastic Press - October 20th, 2020

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Arrival


Natalie Portman's Fables Cover Image
By Natalie Portman, Janna Mattia (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250246868
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - October 20th, 2020

Academy Award-winning actress, director, producer, and activist Natalie Portman retells three classic fables and imbues them with wit and wisdom.


Flying Over Water Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338617665
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Published: Scholastic Press - October 20th, 2020

N.H. Senzai and Shannon Hitchcock expertly craft the intersection of the lives of two girls-one, a Muslim fleeing civil war, the other, an American from the South-as they are forced to examine their beliefs and the true meaning of friendship in the midst of the president's 2017 Muslim ban.


Addy's Cup of Sugar (A Stillwater Book): (Based on a Buddhist story of healing) Cover Image
By Jon J. Muth, Jon J. Muth (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780439634281
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Published: Scholastic Press - October 20th, 2020

Stillwater, the beloved Zen panda, now in his own Apple TV+ original series!



Jon J Muth's enlightening new picture book is based on an ancient Buddhist legend, and features Stillwater the Panda from Jon's Caldecott Honor Book and New York Times Bestselling book, Zen Shorts.


Ten Ways to Hear Snow Cover Image
By Cathy Camper, Kenard Pak (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399186332
Availability: Temporarily Out of Stock
Published: Kokila - October 13th, 2020

A snowy day, a trip to Grandma's, time spent cooking with one another, and space to pause and discover the world around you come together in this perfect book for reading and sharing on a cozy winter day.


A Polar Bear in the Snow Cover Image
By Mac Barnett, Shawn Harris (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536203967
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Published: Candlewick - October 13th, 2020

A majestic polar bear heads out on a mysterious walk in a dazzling, playful collaboration from an exciting pair of picture-book creators.


I am Anne Frank (Ordinary People Change the World) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780525555940
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Published: Dial Books - October 13th, 2020

The 22nd book in the New York Times bestselling series of biographies about heroes tells the story of Anne Frank, the young Jewish girl who documented her life while hiding from the Nazis during World War II.


The Boy and the Gorilla Cover Image
By Jackie Azúa Kramer, Cindy Derby (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780763698324
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Published: Candlewick - October 13th, 2020

This profoundly moving tale about a grieving boy and an imaginary gorilla makes real the power of talking about loss.


I am Benjamin Franklin (Ordinary People Change the World) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780525555919
Availability: Available from Warehouse
Published: Dial Books - October 13th, 2020

The 21st book in the New York Times bestselling series of biographies about heroes tells the story of Benjamin Franklin, one of the Founding Fathers of the U.S. who helped draft the Declaration of Independence while making important scientific contributions.


Sugar in Milk Cover Image
By Thrity Umrigar, Khoa Le (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780762495191
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Published: Running Press Kids - October 6th, 2020

A timely and timeless picture book about immigration that demonstrates the power of diversity, acceptance, and tolerance from a gifted storyteller.

A Kirkus Best Books of 2020
A School Library Journal Best Books of 2020

"An engaging, beautiful, and memorable book." --Kirkus Reviews,
starred review

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What We'll Build: Plans For Our Together Future Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780593206751
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Published: Philomel Books - October 6th, 2020

An instant New York Times bestseller!

From Oliver Jeffers, world-renowned picture book creator and illustrator of The Crayons' Christmas, comes a gorgeously told father-daughter story and companion to the #1 New York Times bestseller Here We Are!


Julián at the Wedding Cover Image
By Jessica Love, Jessica Love (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781536212389
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Published: Candlewick - October 6th, 2020

The star of Julián Is a Mermaid makes a joyful return—and finds a new friend—at a wedding to be remembered.


Grumpy Monkey Up All Night Cover Image
By Suzanne Lang, Max Lang (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593119754
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - September 29th, 2020

Everyone's favorite New York Times bestselling Grumpy Monkey is back in this hilarious bedtime story about dealing with frustration when you don't get to do what you want!


I Am Every Good Thing Cover Image
By Derrick Barnes, Gordon C. James (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525518778
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - September 1st, 2020

Winner of the NCTE Charlotte Huck Award!

An upbeat, empowering, important picture book from the team that created the award-winning Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut


I am
a nonstop ball of energy.
Powerful and full of light.
I am a go-getter. A difference maker. A leader.


This Is a Book of Shapes Cover Image
By Kenneth Kraegel, Kenneth Kraegel (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781536207019
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Published: Candlewick - September 8th, 2020

The creator of King Arthur’s Very Great Grandson and Green Pants switches gears with a slyly silly introduction to shapes—just watch out for the emus!


Will You Be My Friend? (Guess How Much I Love You) Cover Image
By Sam McBratney, Anita Jeram (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536217476
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Published: Candlewick - September 29th, 2020

From legendary author and illustrator duo Sam McBratney and Anita Jeram comes the delightful sequel to the heartwarming picture book classic Guess How Much I Love You.


Fish: A tale about ridding the ocean of plastic pollution Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780744021462
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Published: DK Children - September 22nd, 2020

Through this charming story, children will become aware of the growing problem of trash polluting the ocean. Fish highlights the issues with a simple and engaging illustrated narrative and also suggests a solution in the form of recycling.


Bunheads Cover Image
By Misty Copeland, Setor Fiadzigbey (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399547645
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - September 29th, 2020

Instant New York Times bestselling series opener inspired by prima ballerina and author Misty Copeland's own early experiences in ballet.


Wild Symphony Cover Image
By Dan Brown, Susan Batori (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593123843
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Published: Rodale Kids - September 1st, 2020

#1 New York Times bestselling author Dan Brown makes his picture book debut with this mindful, humorous, musical, and uniquely entertaining book!

The author will be donating all US royalties due to him to support music education for children worldwide, through the New Hampshire Charitable foundation.


B Is for Ballet: A Dance Alphabet (American Ballet Theatre) Cover Image
By John Robert Allman, Rachael Dean (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593180945
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Published: Doubleday Books for Young Readers - September 22nd, 2020

An A to Z celebration of the world of ballet, from the renowned American Ballet Theatre.


Butts Are Everywhere Cover Image
By Jonathan Stutzman, Heather Fox (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780525514510
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - September 29th, 2020

A triumphant celebration of the tushee.

Big ones, little ones, round ones and flat ones, furry ones and prickly ones--butts are everywhere, and each one is special! These powerful muscles make it possible for people and animals to jump, sit, and everything in between. The gluteus really is the maximus!


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