New Picture Books

A colorful collection of the latest picture books.

 

The Good Egg Cover Image
By Jory John, Pete Oswald (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062866004
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Published: HarperCollins - February 12th, 2019

From the bestselling creators of The Bad Seed, a timely story about not having to be Grade A perfect!

Meet the good egg. He’s a verrrrrry good egg indeed.

But trying to be so good is hard when everyone else is plain ol’ rotten.


Sheep Dog and Sheep Sheep Cover Image
By Eric Barclay, Eric Barclay (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062677389
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Published: HarperCollins - February 12th, 2019

An accidental-friendship story packed with humor from author-illustrator Eric Barclay

Sheep is an expert at protecting sheep—or so she thinks until one happy afternoon when she bumps into a very hairy someone on the farm.

“Who are you?” she asks.


Stardust Cover Image
By Jeanne Willis, Briony May Smith (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781536202656
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Published: Nosy Crow - February 12th, 2019

The perfect story for anyone who’s ever felt overshadowed.


Ten Rules of the Birthday Wish Cover Image
By Beth Ferry, Tom Lichtenheld (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524741549
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - February 12th, 2019

A joyful picture book that celebrates every kid's favorite day of the year, full of adorable art from the illustrator of Goodnight Goodnight Construction Site and I Wish You More.

The most important rule is #1: It must be your birthday.


The Easter Surprise (Sweet Pea & Friends #5) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316411660
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - February 12th, 2019

The fifth book by the authors of the media sensation and instant New York Times bestseller The SheepOver, featuring a curious bunny and her baby farm animal friends solving an Easter mystery together.


Borrowing Bunnies: A Surprising True Tale of Fostering Rabbits Cover Image
By Cynthia Lord, Hazel Mitchell (Illustrator), John Bald (Photographs by)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780374308414
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - February 12th, 2019

Newbery Honor author Cynthia Lord likes fostering rabbits—or, as she fondly calls it, “borrowing bunnies.” This is the heartwarming true story of the author’s own journey with two very special rabbits.


The Babysitter from Another Planet Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780823441471
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Published: Neal Porter Books - February 12th, 2019

The kids are in for a treat when their parents leave them with a babysitter who is truly out of this world--an alien!


What a Cold Needs Cover Image
By Barbara Bottner, Chris Sheban (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780823441723
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Published: Neal Porter Books - February 12th, 2019

A girl learns that a cold needs a LOT of things, as she waits for a bad case of the sniffles to run its course.

What does a cold need? It needs a comfy bed by a window, warm socks, Grandma's chicken soup, and plenty of Dad's silly jokes. Sometimes, a cold just needs a little time.


Chicks Rule! Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781419734144
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - February 12th, 2019

All in step with wing in wing . . . Chicks can conquer anything! Nerdy Chick has been waiting all day for the Rocket Club meeting. But when she gets there, she finds a disturbing sign tacked to the door: “NO CHICKS ALLOWED!!!” Puzzled, then baffled, then just plain mad, Nerdy Chick sets out to change the rules.


From Tree to Sea Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481495318
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - February 12th, 2019

“The story’s tempo segues to a gentler, lulling tone at the end, soothing readers into a peaceful mindset, making the book a perfect end for the day.” —Booklist

“Addressing readers who are likely to draw inspiration from the outdoors, Thomas’s exhortations celebrate both natural beauty and human virtue in a kind of gentle eco-theology.&


Where’s Buddha? Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781611805871
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Published: Bala Kids - February 12th, 2019

Follow Buddha on a wild journey—
from mountain peaks
to the ocean deep,
past Saturn’s rings
and butterfly wings.

This sweet story reveals that Buddha can be found everywhere you go.


Remarkably You Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062427588
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Published: HarperCollins - February 5th, 2019

New York Times bestselling author Pat Zietlow Miller celebrates individuality in her remarkable picture book about the beauty of being yourself.

Heartfelt and timeless, Remarkably You is an inspirational manifesto about all of the things—little or small, loud or quiet—that make us who we are.


Spencer and Vincent, the Jellyfish Brothers Cover Image
By Tony Johnston, Emily Dove (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534412088
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - February 5th, 2019

“Easily shareable with sibs of different ages, and they’ll be delighted to join in on the goofy brotherly song.” Bulletin Center Children’s Books (starred review)

“Poetic, unusual vocabulary…make the text fun to read aloud.” —Booklist

Johnston writes in a


Maria the Matador Cover Image
By Anne Lambelet, Anne Lambelet (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781624146565
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Published: Page Street Kids - February 5th, 2019

Maria loves tea parties and dancing and wearing her hair in pigtails, but more than anything in the world…Maria loves churros.


Bearnard's Book Cover Image
By Deborah Underwood, Misa Saburi (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781627797573
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - February 5th, 2019

Bearnard's Book by writer Deborah Underwood and illustrator Misa Saburi is a charming picture book about a bear who discovers that to shine in his own story, he just needs to be himself.


Bigby Bear Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781594658068
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Published: Humanoids, Inc. - February 5th, 2019

A series of vignettes on imagination, science, mathematics, and the life of our planet...shared from the perspective of a curious bear and his furry, forest-dwelling friends

Bigby Bear lives peacefully in the lush mountains where he was born. Struggling to figure out nature and its elements, Bigby engages in silly experiments of all kinds.


The Lost Book Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534438187
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - February 5th, 2019

A rabbit who prefers real-life adventures to stories finds a lost book that takes him on an exciting journey in this charming picture book about the power of tales to inspire children and bring them together.

Everyone in Rabbit Town loves to read. Well, everyone except for Henry, who would much prefer to play outside.


The Little Rabbit (The Little Animal) Cover Image
By Nicola Killen, Nicola Killen (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781534438286
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - February 5th, 2019

From beloved author/illustrator Nicola Killen comes an enchanting spring story about a magical friendship between a little girl and her stuffed rabbit who comes to life, lovingly told and illustrated in limited color with lovely foil and interactive die cut pages.

Ollie and her favorite friend bunny have been waiting for the rain to stop and spring to come, and at long last the sun a


Crab Cake: Turning the Tide Together Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780544959002
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - February 5th, 2019

Under the sea, a crab follows its heart and its calling, bringing everyone together in the wake of a disaster.


Princess Puffybottom . . . and Darryl Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781101919255
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Published: Tundra Books - February 5th, 2019

What's a pampered cat to do now that she has to compete for attention with an ill-mannered puppy? Award-winning author Susin Nielsen delights in this laugh-a-minute twist on the classic sibling rivalry story.


Fear the Bunny Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481478007
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - February 5th, 2019

Bunnies—not tigers—rule the forest in this adorable take on William Blake’s classic poem.

Bunnies, bunnies, burning bright
In the forests of the night—


Wait, bunnies?! Yes, bunnies.

Tigers may be the most feared animal in some forests, but in this one, they fear the bunny.


William Wakes Up Cover Image
By Linda Ashman, Chuck Groenink (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781484722831
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - February 5th, 2019

William and his animal friends have had the whole winter to nap. Now it's time for them to wake up and welcome a very special guest. There's lots to do to get ready, from scrubbing the floors to decorating the house to baking a tasty treat. But it's so hard to leave a cozy bed. . . . Will everyone get up in time to do their part?


Hope (Wish Series) Cover Image
By Matthew Cordell, Matthew Cordell (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781484773413
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - February 5th, 2019

As a family grows, so does its capacity for love, for dreams, and for hope. Two lions celebrate their grandchild and express all the ways this new life has expanded their world, and the hope they hold for his future.


How to Track an Easter Bunny Cover Image
By Sue Fliess, Simona Sanfilippo (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781510744295
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Published: Sky Pony - February 5th, 2019

To find all the Easter Bunny’s hidden treasures, all you need to do is track her as she hides them the night before Easter!

Legend has it that the only way to find all the hidden Easter eggs is to track an Easter Bunny’s every move. . . . But be careful: Easter Bunnies hop fast! To find one, you’ll need to be clever in crafting a tricky nest.


Everybunny Dream! Cover Image
By Ellie Sandall, Ellie Sandall (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534440043
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - February 5th, 2019

It’s time for bed!


Hats Off to Mr. Pockles! Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399558153
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - January 29th, 2019

A New York Times bestselling author and a rising-star illustrator present an utterly hilarious, oh-so-silly tale about Mr. Pockles, an odd little dog with a big hat collection--and an even bigger heart.


Misunderstood Shark: Friends Don't Eat Friends Cover Image
By Ame Dyckman, Scott Magoon (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338113884
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Published: Orchard Books - January 29th, 2019

In this new Misunderstood Shark story from New York Times bestselling duo Ame Dyckman and Scott Magoon, Shark dares to ask the question: Can friends eat friends (and get away with it)?

Last time on Underwater World with Bob Jellyfish...
"SHARK ATE ME! Now get me OUT, Shark!"
"That's strange! I can hear Bob, but I can't see Bob!"


When Sadness is at Your Door Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525707189
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - January 29th, 2019

A comforting primer in emotional literacy and mindfulness that suggests we approach the feeling of sadness as if it is our guest.

Sadness can be scary and confusing at any age! When we feel sad, especially for long periods of time, it can seem as if the sadness is a part of who we are--an overwhelming, invisible, and scary sensation.


Hands Up! Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525552314
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Published: Dial Books - January 22nd, 2019

This triumphant picture book recasts a charged phrase as part of a black girl's everyday life--hands up for a hug, hands up in class, hands up for a high five--before culminating in a moment of resistance at a protest march.


The Goose Egg Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780553511574
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - January 22nd, 2019

From the author of Jumpstart's Read for the Record pick Quackers comes the story of Henrietta the Elephant, whose life goes from calm to chaotic when a baby goose comes to stay.

Henrietta likes her quiet life. A morning swim, a cup of tea--all is serene.


Where Is My Balloon? Cover Image
By Ariel Bernstein, Scott Magoon (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534414518
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - January 22nd, 2019

Fans of Elephant and Piggie will be right at home with the humor and the repartee.” —Kirkus Reviews
Vibrant art and a comical text make this a great pick for storytime.” —Booklist

Owl and Monkey from I Have a Balloon are back! But what happened to Owl’s balloon?


Hush, Little Bunny Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062845221
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Published: Balzer + Bray - January 22nd, 2019

Hush, Little Bunny is a heartwarming, lyrical love letter from a papa bunny to his little one—from David Ezra Stein, Caldecott Honor-winning creator of Interrupting Chicken and Leaves. Fans of Kevin Henkes and Beatrix Potter will adore this gorgeous book.

Come, little bunny, don’t be shy . . .


Dragon Night Cover Image
By J. R. Krause, J. R. Krause (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780525514244
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - January 22nd, 2019

A boy and his dragon embark on a dazzling nighttime journey in this heartwarming friendship story about facing fears and helping others.


Bear Needs Help Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780525516507
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Published: Philomel Books - January 22nd, 2019

With one of his shoes untied, and all of the animals too scared to help, what's Bear going to do? The surprisingly clever answer will make kids -- and parents -- laugh. A perfect read-aloud.


Skyscraper Cover Image
By Jorey Hurley, Jorey Hurley (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481470018
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - January 22nd, 2019

“Hurley’s book is as sleek and modern as its subject.” –Booklist
“Kids will leave with a solid foundation about the immensity of large-scale construction.” —Kirkus Reviews
“A sophisticated vehicle primer with detailed construction vocabulary.” —Publishers Weekly


Acclaimed picture book creato


Dust Bunny Wants a Friend Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524765699
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - January 22nd, 2019

Follow an adorable little dust bunny on a quest to make a friend in this sweet and simple wordless picture book. Perfect for fans of Annie Silvestro's Bunny's Book Club.


Chicken Talk Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062398642
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - January 15th, 2019

The chickens on the farm have a message for their farm owners! They’re tired of arugula salad, how about putting a fan in their hot coop, and HEYwatch out for that snake in your tent.


Penguin Flies Home (Flight School) Cover Image
By Lita Judge, Lita Judge (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534414419
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - January 15th, 2019

Penguin mastered his quest to soar with the eagles in Flight School—now he’s heading home to teach his friends in this sweet and inspiring stand-alone companion story!

Penguin loves everything about flying: the wind beneath his wings, the song that rises from his belly, and the sight of new and wonderful places.

Still, he misses his penguin friends in the S


Pete the Cat: The Great Leprechaun Chase: Includes 12 St. Patrick's Day Cards, Fold-Out Poster, and Stickers! Cover Image
By James Dean, James Dean (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780062404503
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Published: HarperCollins - January 15th, 2019

New York Times bestselling author and artist James Dean takes us on a St. Patrick's Day adventure with Pete the Cat as Pete discovers how lucky he actually is!


The Bell Rang Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781442421134
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - January 15th, 2019

A young slave girl witnesses the heartbreak and hopefulness of her family and their plantation community when her brother escapes for freedom in this brilliantly conceived picture book by Coretta Scott King Award winner James E. Ransome.

Every single morning, the overseer of the plantation rings the bell. Daddy gathers wood. Mama cooks. Ben and the other slaves go out to work.


My Heart Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780735227934
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Published: Dial Books - January 8th, 2019

From the author-illustrator of The Book of Mistakes comes a gorgeous picture book about caring for your own heart and living with kindness and empathy.

My heart is a window. My heart is a slide. My heart can be closed...or opened up wide.


There Are No Bears in This Bakery Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399556654
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - January 8th, 2019

The creator of the New York Times bestselling The Bear Ate Your Sandwich brings us another sly story of a hungry bear and a smooth-talking narrator.

A tough gumshoe of a cat--the name's Muffin--protects his territory: The Little Bear Bakery. But there are no bears here. Not on Muffin's watch.


Sealed with a Kiss Cover Image
By Beth Ferry, Olivier Tallec (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062475770
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Published: HarperCollins - January 8th, 2019

An Amazon Best Book of the Month pick!

What’s a seal to do when she’s new to the zoo? Make new friends, of course!

But when the other animals aren’t so friendly, a wise sparrow inspires them to surprise Seal with a special treat.


What Is Given from the Heart Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780375836152
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - January 8th, 2019

This final, magnificent picture book from three-time Coretta Scott King Award winner and Newbery Honor author Patricia McKissack is a poignant and uplifting celebration of the joy of giving.


The Neighbors Cover Image
By Einat Tsarfati, Annette Appel (Translated by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781419731686
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - January 8th, 2019

Thunder Pug Cover Image
By Kim Norman, Keika Yamaguchi (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781454923589
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Published: Sterling Children's Books - January 8th, 2019

"Navigating friendships and popularity can be difficult for youngsters; Percy is a shining example of empowerment." --Kirkus
"This sweet and giggle-inducing story carries a great message about how acceptance of a friend's new role and a little independence can strengthen a friendship." --Booklist


The Real Boat Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536202779
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Published: Templar - January 8th, 2019

Lyrical text and magical illustrations combine to create a modern fable with an important message about striving for what you want and escaping your comfort zone.


The Piñata That the Farm Maiden Hung Cover Image
By Samantha R. Vamos, Sebastia Serra (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781580897969
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Published: Charlesbridge - January 8th, 2019

This is the bilingual story of the farm maiden and her cadre of animals, who crafted a festive piñata for a surprise birthday party. A beautiful and lively companion to the award-winning The Cazuela That the Farm Maiden Stirred.


The Book in the Book in the Book Cover Image
By Julien Baer, Simon Bailly (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823442430
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Published: Holiday House - January 8th, 2019

In this unique novelty book, join a young boy named Thomas on his adventure in a book . . . inside a book . . . inside a book

Having wandered off from his vacationing family, Thomas is a little bit lost and looking for something interesting-- which he finds, in the form of an abandoned book on the beach.  As Thomas opens up the little book, so does the reader! 


Have I Ever Told You? Cover Image
By Shani King, Anna Horvath (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780884487197
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Published: Tilbury House Publishers - January 8th, 2019

"Have I ever told you that, for me, there is no one more special than you? That for me, you are the most special child in the world, and that I love you now and will love you forever? Have I ever told you that?"