New Picture Books

A colorful collection of the latest picture books.

 

Harvest Days By Kate Depalma, Martina Peluso (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kate Depalma, Martina Peluso (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781646866267
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Published: Barefoot Books - September 20th, 2022

Explore harvest festivals from around the globe Lyrical, rhyming text and lush, detailed artwork from Italian artist Martina Peluso immerse young readers in some of the most ancient traditions in the world.


Odder By Katherine Applegate, Charles Santoso (Illustrator) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250147424
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - September 20th, 2022

A touching and lyrical tale about a remarkable sea otter, from Newbery Medalist Katherine Applegate, author of Wishtree.

Meet Odder, the Queen of Play:

Nobody has her moves.
She doesn’t just swim to the bottom,
she dive-bombs.
She doesn’t just somersault,
she triple-doughnuts.


Not All Sheep Are Boring! By Bobby Moynihan, Julie Rowan-Zoch (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Bobby Moynihan, Julie Rowan-Zoch (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593407035
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - September 20th, 2022

A slyly hilarious bedtime picture book by Saturday Night Live actor Bobby Moynihan.

Everyone knows that sheep are boring. That's why people count them to fall asleep. Right? Don't be so sure...
 


Standing in the Need of Prayer: A Modern Retelling of the Classic Spiritual By Carole Boston Weatherford, Frank Morrison (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593306345
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - September 20th, 2022

From an award-winning author and critically acclaimed artist comes a stunning and deeply moving picture book based on the popular spiritual. The classic lyrics have been reworked to chronicle the milestones, struggles, tragedies, and triumphs of African American history. A perfect gift or timeless keepsake!


Beatrice Likes the Dark By April Genevieve Tucholke, Khoa Le (Illustrator) Cover Image
By April Genevieve Tucholke, Khoa Le (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781643751573
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - September 13th, 2022

Beatrice likes the dark. She likes black clothes, graveyard picnics, and a sky full of stars. Her sister, Roo, likes the light. She likes bright clothes, picking strawberries, and hot, sunny days. Beatrice and Roo are nothing alike and don’t understand each other. Can Beatrice help Roo love the dark as much as she does? Can Roo help Beatrice love the light?


When the Sky Glows By Nell Cross Beckerman, David Litchfield (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534450394
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Published: Beach Lane Books - September 13th, 2022

Uncover the science behind the beautiful and vast array of natural events that make the sky glow all over the world in this enlightening nonfiction picture book.

Sunrises and lightning storms, rainbows and volcanoes, meteors and eclipses—these beautiful, awe-inspiring events that light up the sky might seem like magic.


Farmhouse By Sophie Blackall Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316528948
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 13th, 2022

This glorious new picture book from two-time Caldecott Medalist Sophie Blackall is as lavish and moving a tribute to a storied, beloved place as Hello Lighthouse.

Over a hill, at the end of a road, by a glittering stream that twists and turns stands a farmhouse.

Step inside the dollhouse-like interior of Farmhouse and relish in the d


Dragonboy and the Wonderful Night By Fabio Napoleoni Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316462181
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 13th, 2022

The second book in the Dragonboy series is a nighttime adventure full of wonder and surprises.

Dragonboy and his stuffed animal friends love exploring, and what better place to explore than their own backyard...at night. Everything looks different, everything feels different, and everything is just a little more special.


Until Someone Listens: A Story About Borders, Family, and One Girl's Mission By Estela Juarez, Lissette Norman, Teresa Martínez (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250832122
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 13th, 2022

When Estela Juarez's mom is deported to Mexico, Estela knows she has to speak up for her family. Told in Estela's own words, Until Someone Listens is a true story about a young girl finding her voice and using it to make change.

Estela’s family lives together in a happy home full of love. Or, at least, they used to… until their home was torn apart.


Gold! By David Shannon, David Shannon (Illustrator) Cover Image
By David Shannon, David Shannon (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593352274
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - September 6th, 2022

A riotous retelling of the Midas myth by the Caldecott Honor-winning and #1 New York Times bestselling author of No, David!

Maximilian Midas was a peculiar little boy.
He didn’t much like chocolate and he didn’t play with toys.
The first word that he uttered when he was one year old


One Sky By Aaron Becker, Aaron Becker (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Aaron Becker, Aaron Becker (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536225365
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Published: Candlewick Studio - September 6th, 2022

Marvel at the sky in this meditative die-cut book, a follow-up to You Are Light and My Favorite Color, from the Caldecott Honor–winning creator of the Journey trilogy.

Its dawn begins in darkness.
With hope we greet its light.


When Molly Ate the Stars By Joyce Hesselberth Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781797209401
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Published: Chronicle Books - September 6th, 2022

A girl reaches for the stars, only to gobble them up in this enchanting picture book about selflessness, generosity, and friendship.

Have you ever tasted the stars? On a cold, clear night, Molly gazes up at the bright stars above, which look good enough to eat. If she could reach far enough surely it wouldn't hurt to try just one.