New Picture Books

A colorful collection of the latest picture books.

 

High Five Cover Image
By Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780525428893
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Published: Dial Books - April 16th, 2019

From the creators of the New York Times bestseller Dragons Love Tacos comes a rollicking, rhyme-tastic, interactive high five competition--starring YOU!


A Piglet Named Mercy Cover Image
By Kate DiCamillo, Chris Van Dusen (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780763677534
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Published: Candlewick - April 2nd, 2019

The instant New York Times bestseller!

Every porcine wonder was once a piglet! Celebrate the joy of a new arrival with this endearing picture-book prequel to the New York Times best-selling Mercy Watson series.


Babymoon Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780763688523
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Published: Candlewick - March 14th, 2019

In a perfect gift for new and expectant parents (and siblings), a gentle story pays tribute to the wonder and emotion of a family’s first quiet days with a newborn.

The house is hushed. The lights are low.
We’re basking in a newborn glow.


Tomorrow Most Likely Cover Image
By Dave Eggers, Lane Smith (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781452172781
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Published: Chronicle Books - April 2nd, 2019

Rather than focusing on going to bed—and what kid wants to think about going to bed?—this book explores all of the dreamy, wonderful, strange things the next day might bring. Whimsical, witty, and hopeful, this revolutionary rewriting of a classic goodnight book from bestselling author Dave Eggers and award-winning illustrator Lane Smith is a bedtime story for tomorrow ever after.


Ida and the Whale Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780735843417
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Published: NorthSouth Books - March 26th, 2019

What lies behind the sun, the moon, and the stars?

Ida can’t stop thinking about these and other very important questions. Then one night, a flying whale wakes her and takes her on an amazing journey—where some of her questions are answered and even more created.
 
This gentle, philosophical tale is a visual treat sure to fill curious little listeners with wonder.


Giant Tess Cover Image
By Dan Yaccarino, Dan Yaccarino (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062670274
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Published: HarperCollins - April 2nd, 2019

“[Tess’s] self-confidence grows to match her giant heart. A fanciful story of empowerment.” Kirkus

Internationally acclaimed and bestselling author-illustrator Dan Yaccarino presents a larger than life picture book about a girl with a heart as giant as she is.

Tess has a BIG problem.


¡Vamos! Let's Go to the Market Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781328557261
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Published: Versify - April 2nd, 2019

Richard Scarry’s Busytown gets a Mexican-American makeover in the marketplace of a buzzing border town from Pura Belpré Medal-winning illustrator Raúl the Third.

Bilingual in a new way, this paper over board book teaches readers simple words in Spanish as they experience the bustling life of a border town.


Dandy Cover Image
By Ame Dyckman, Charles Santoso (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316362955
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 2nd, 2019


From popular author Ame Dyckman and rising star Charles Santoso comes the laugh-out-loud story of a father desperate to destroy the dandelion marring his perfectly manicured lawn, and his daughter's fierce attempts to save it.


Carl and the Meaning of Life Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780451474988
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - April 2nd, 2019

From the often Caldecott-buzzed Deborah Freedman, a sweet and funny story about finding your place in the world.


The Little Green Girl Cover Image
By Lisa Anchin, Lisa Anchin (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780735230736
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Published: Dial Books - April 2nd, 2019

A heartwarming and wildly imaginative tale about broadening your horizons, with a wonderfully unique father-daughter pair at the root of the story.


Mango Moon Cover Image
By Diane de Anda, Sue Cornelison (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780807549575
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Published: Albert Whitman & Company - April 2019

When a father is taken away from his family and facing deportation, his children are left to grieve and wonder about what comes next. Maricela, Manuel, and their mother face the many challenges of having their lives completely changed by the absence of their father and husband.


Bikes for Sale Cover Image
By Carter Higgins, Zachariah OHora (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781452159324
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Published: Chronicle Books - April 2nd, 2019

Maurice rides his bike to his shop every day. Lotta rides her bike to collect sticks every day. Both go about their separate routines, unaware of the friendship that awaits them just a few blocks away. But what happens when a branch and a lemon peel get in the way?


Growing Season Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781454927044
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Published: Sterling Children's Books - April 2nd, 2019

El and Jo are the shortest kids in class, and they're inseparable. But what happens when Jo starts to grow? This sweet picture book explores the joys and challenges of friendship and growing up. "A sweet story with emotional depth." --Kirkus


The Little Guys Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781626724426
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - April 2nd, 2019

An adorable cautionary tale from Caldecott Honoree Vera Brosgol

We are the Little Guys.
Yes, we are small. But there are a lot of us.
Together we are strong, and we can get all we need.

The Little Guys might be small, but they aim to be mighty.


A New Home Cover Image
By Tania de Regil, Tania de Regil (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781536201932
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Published: Candlewick - April 9th, 2019

As a girl in Mexico City and a boy in New York City ponder moving to each other’s locale, it becomes clear that the two cities — and the two children — are more alike than they might think.

But I’m not sure I want to leave my home.
I’m going to miss so much.


Superhero Mom Cover Image
By Timothy Knapman, Joe Berger (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781536205671
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Published: Nosy Crow - March 26th, 2019

All moms are amazing, and the mom in this story is no exception. She doesn't wear a cape or fly around, but she runs for the bus so fast it feels like flying; uses her superstrength to carry her daughter’s boots, coat, bag, and scooter; and can make bumps and bruises better with just a kiss. Maybe moms really do have superpowers!


Raj and the Best Day Ever Cover Image
By Sebastien Braun, Sebastien Braun (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781536205701
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Published: Templar - April 9th, 2019

Best-selling illustrator Sebastien Braun introduces new character Raj in this celebration of the relationship between father and son.


Dream Big and Other Life Lessons from the Enormous Crocodile Cover Image
By Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781524792091
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Published: Grosset & Dunlap - April 2nd, 2019

A darkly funny gift book based on Roald Dahl's beloved story The Enormous Crocodile, featuring art by Quentin Blake.


Ojiichan's Gift Cover Image
By Chieri Uegaki, Genevieve Simms (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781771389631
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Published: Kids Can Press - April 2nd, 2019

When Mayumi was born, her grandfather created a garden for her. It was unlike any other garden she knew. It had no flowers or vegetables. Instead, Ojiichan made it out of stones: ?big ones, little ones and ones in-between.? Every summer, Mayumi visits her grandfather in Japan, and they tend the garden together. Raking the gravel is her favorite part.


Home Run, Touchdown, Basket, Goal!: Sports Poems for Little Athletes Cover Image
By Leo Landry, Leo Landry (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781627793490
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - March 26th, 2019

With sweet and simple rhymes, these poems celebrate a range of sports. From baseball and basketball, to karate and swimming, there's something for everyone!

I've got my ball
I've got my glove
I'm ready for the game I love


I'm Not Grumpy! Cover Image
By Steve Smallman, Caroline Pedler (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781680101300
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Published: Tiger Tales - April 2019

Shhh! I'm Reading! Cover Image
By John Kelly, Elina Ellis (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781680101348
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Published: Tiger Tales - April 2019

The Lost Property Office Cover Image
By Emily Rand (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781849765954
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Published: Tate - April 9th, 2019

Ruby's Birds Cover Image
By Mya Thompson, Claudia Davila (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781943645336
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Published: Cornell Lab Publishing Group - March 27th, 2019

Meet Ruby, a plucky young girl who uncovers the wild side of her city neighborhood with the help of a grown-up friend. When Ruby realizes there are amazing birds right in her neighborhood, her imagination takes flight. Birders have a name for the moment they get hooked, they call it their spark moment. This is the story of Ruby's spark moment--in her very own words.


How to Surprise a Dad Cover Image
By Jean Reagan, Lee Wildish (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781984849595
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - March 26th, 2019

From the creators of the New York Times bestsellers HOW TO BABYSIT A GRANDPA and HOW TO BABYSIT A GRANDMA comes a charming HOW TO... book that's all about surprises!
 


How to Raise a Mom Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781984849601
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - March 26th, 2019

Celebrate the bond between moms and children in a humorous book that invites the kids to do the hard work of raising their mom...if just for a day!

A New York Times Bestseller


Goliath: The Boy Who Was Different Cover Image
By Little Gestalten (Editor), Ximo Abadia (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9783899558265
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Published: Little Gestalten - April 15th, 2019

A story about a boy who was a little too big for his boots ... Goliath always knew he was special. He was big. He was brave. He was the strongest. He was different Convinced that his home had nothing more to offer, Goliath headed out into the world to show everyone what he was really made of.


Nobody Hugs a Cactus Cover Image
By Carter Goodrich, Carter Goodrich (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534400900
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - April 16th, 2019

Celebrated artist and lead character designer of Brave, Ratatouille, and Despicable Me, Carter Goodrich, shows that sometimes, even the prickliest people—or the crankiest cacti—need a little love.

Hank is the prickliest cactus in the entire world. He sits in a pot in a window that faces the empty desert, which is just how he likes it.


Rosie and Rasmus Cover Image
By Serena Geddes, Serena Geddes (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481498746
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Published: Aladdin - April 2nd, 2019

Two kindred spirits—a lonely young girl and a solitary young dragon—find each other and discover the power and magic of friendship in this sweetly simple picture book.

Every day, Rosie waits and watches as children play together, laugh and share stories, hoping she can join in the fun and make a new friend.


Great Job, Mom! Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780735264083
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Published: Tundra Books - March 26th, 2019

A contemporary felted creation celebrating Mom's many jobs from the co-creator of Cozy Classics.

Being a mom is eleven jobs in one!


Great Job, Dad! Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780735264106
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Published: Tundra Books - March 26th, 2019

A contemporary felted creation celebrating Dad's many jobs from the co-creator of Cozy Classics.

Being a dad is eleven jobs in one!


Sweety Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525580003
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - March 26th, 2019

An Indie Next List Top 10 Pick!

From the author of WOLF CAMP comes the story of a charming, mushroom-loving, headgear-wearing, totally awkward naked mole rat who is looking for like-minded peeps.


Gondra's Treasure Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780544546691
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Published: Clarion Books - April 2nd, 2019

Gondra, a little dragon with an Eastern dragon dad and a Western dragon mom, celebrates her uniqueness in this sparkling collaboration between Newbery medalist Linda Sue Park and rising star artist Jennifer Black Reinhardt.

Gondra has inherited traits from both her eastern (Asian) dragon dad and western (European) dragon mom and enjoys them all.


The Hug Cover Image
By Eoin McLaughlin, Polly Dunbar (Illustrator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9780571348756
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Published: Faber & Faber Childrenas - April 2nd, 2019

"A pleasure"--Kirkus


The Panda Problem Cover Image
By Deborah Underwood, Hannah Marks (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780735228504
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Published: Dial Books - April 2nd, 2019

The critically adored, New York Times bestselling Deborah Underwood delights with a hilariously meta celebration of storytelling out of control.

Every story needs a problem.
But Panda doesn't have a problem.
Unless . . . Panda is the problem.


Underwear! Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781368027939
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - April 2nd, 2019

Bare bear! Stop right there! Underwear!

Under where?


The Book Hog Cover Image
By Greg Pizzoli, Greg Pizzoli (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781368036894
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - March 26th, 2019

The Book Hog loves books-the way they look, the way they feel, the way they smell-and he'll grab whatever he can find. There's only one problem: he can't read! But when a kind librarian invites him to join for storytime, this literature-loving pig discovers the treasure that books really are.


A Twin Is to Hug Cover Image
By Boni Ashburn, John Nez (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781419731587
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - April 9th, 2019

Grandpa's Stories Cover Image
By Allison Colpoys (Illustrator), Joseph Coelho
$16.99
ISBN: 9781419734984
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - April 2nd, 2019

My Tree and Me: A Book of Seasons Cover Image
By Jo Witek, Christine Roussey (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781419735035
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - April 2nd, 2019

Wonderful Wizard of Oz: A Babylit Storybook Cover Image
By Stephanie Clarkson (Retold by)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781423651444
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Published: Gibbs Smith - March 26th, 2019

Where BabyLit(R) primers teach basic concepts, BabyLit(R) Storybooks are the next step up for both reader age and comprehension, telling stories that give classics new life for the next generation of early readers.


Little Women: A Babylit Storybook Cover Image
By Mandy Archer (Retold by)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781423651451
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Published: Gibbs Smith - March 26th, 2019

BabyLit Storybooks are a great way to introduce young readers to the classics, with easy to read storylines and bright illustrations. They are part of the bestselling BabyLit series, which provides a literary education for your brilliant children.


My Two Dads and Me Cover Image
By Michael Joosten, Izak Zenou (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780525580102
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Published: Doubleday Books for Young Readers - March 26th, 2019

An adorable board book for the babies and toddlers of gay fathers, featuring a variety of diverse, loving families with two dads.


My Two Moms and Me Cover Image
By Michael Joosten, Izak Zenou (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780525580126
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Published: Doubleday Books for Young Readers - March 26th, 2019

An adorable board book for the babies and toddlers of lesbian mothers, featuring a variety of diverse, loving families with two moms.


A Father's Love Cover Image
By Hannah Holt, Yee Von Chan (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525514206
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Published: Philomel Books - April 9th, 2019

This heartwarming book celebrates the love that fathers and children share in the animal kingdom, while also teaching young readers about colors. Perfect for new babies, new fathers, baby shower gifts, Father's Day gifts, and for kids who love their dads on any old day.


The Little Gardener Cover Image
By Bernadette Watts (Adapted by), Bernadette Watts (Illustrator), Gerda Marie Scheidl
$17.95
ISBN: 9780735843479
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Published: NorthSouth Books - April 2nd, 2019

A classic title back in print!

George, the little gardener, is surprised when one of his beloved flowers is sad. The small daisy would rather be in the neighbor’s beautiful garden filled with lilies and roses than in George’s untamed yard. But when George assists her, she finds that things are not always as they seem.


Georgia's Terrific, Colorific Experiment Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780762465248
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Published: Running Press Kids - April 2nd, 2019

Science and art come together in this colorful and empowering picture book about a strong minded girl scientist and her artist family.


Is it possible for science and art to really mix?


Mom and Me, Me and Mom Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781452171906
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Published: Chronicle Books - March 26th, 2019

The joy of being a mom is palpable in this touching tribute to parenthood. Whimsical illustrations capture the poignant moments that make motherhood so special: pinning up a daughter's hair, getting messy during playtime, reading quietly side by side, and, above all, cherishing precious moments together.


Lawrence in the Fall Cover Image
By Matthew Farina, Doug Salati (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781484780589
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - April 9th, 2019

When Lawrence Fox's teacher announces that students will be presenting their collections at show-and-tell, Lawrence realizes he doesn't have anything to share.


What Does It Mean to Be American? (What Does It Mean to Be...?) Cover Image
By Rana DiOrio, Elad Yoran, Nina Mata (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781492683803
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Published: Little Pickle Press - April 9th, 2019

An engaging picture book for children that celebrates what it means to be American--regardless of politics

What does it mean to be American? Does it mean you like apple pie or fireworks? Not exactly.