A colorful collection of the latest picture books.
A companion to the Caldecott Honor book A Big Mooncake for Little Star!
A heartwarming and tender picture book introducing readers to their first snow, from award-winning, bestselling author-illustrator Grace Lin.When it was quiet, Little Snow grinned and then jumped, jumped, jumped!$17.99ISBN: 9781534451865Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Aladdin - October 15th, 2019
A visit to Washington, DC’s National Portrait Gallery forever alters Parker Curry’s young life when she views First Lady Michelle Obama’s portrait.
When Parker Curry came face-to-face with Amy Sherald’s transcendent portrait of First Lady Michelle Obama at the National Portrait Gallery, she didn’t just see the First Lady of the United States.$17.99ISBN: 9781624147654Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Page Street Kids - October 8th, 2019
Liam loved his father’s stories of life at sea. But one day, his father’s ship doesn’t return, and Liam’s love of stories fades. Then the Traveler, a mysterious old man who spins stories with a magical beard like a tapestry, arrives, reminding Liam of his father.$17.99ISBN: 9781452137803Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Chronicle Books - October 15th, 2019
Caspian Finds a Friend is an imaginative picture book about how the power to change our world lies within ourselves.
Caspian lives in a lighthouse surrounded by a cold gray-blue sea—every day, he watches, wishing for a friend, but no one comes. So, Caspian decides that wishing is not enough.$17.99ISBN: 9780062741578Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: HarperCollins - October 8th, 2019
* An Indie Next List Pick *
“Appealing illustrations combine with a timely message that one kind act can start a chain reaction of kindness. A sweet and far-from-cloying ode to love.” —Kirkus$18.99ISBN: 9780823443581Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Neal Porter Books - October 8th, 2019
Mini Rabbit is prepared to travel far and wide when he and Mother Rabbit realize they've run out of berries for the cake they're baking. And really, it's all about cake.$18.99ISBN: 9781338332650Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: The Blue Sky Press - October 15th, 2019Two-time Caldecott Medalists Leo and Diane Dillon celebrate the love we feel for our children in this touching, multi-generational story about the lasting power of family.$17.99ISBN: 9780316315258Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 15th, 2019Beloved author-illustrator Liz Climo is back with a hilarious take on (reluctant) friendship that will appeal to fans of We Don't Eat Our Classmates and I Want My Hat Back!When a carefree bunny is approached by a voracious bear in the woods, Bunny has just one request: "Please don't eat me."
$17.99ISBN: 9781452174617Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Chronicle Books - October 8th, 2019
The Hike is a plucky and sweet adventure story about three intrepid young female explorers set out to conquer the outdoors intheir local forest.
Here is the best and worst of any hike: from picnics to puffing and panting, deer-sighting to detours.$16.99ISBN: 9781452161556Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Chronicle Books - October 8th, 2019
Two T. Rexes are whisked away by their time machine to ancient Egypt, where King Tut mistakes them for Sobek, god of the Nile. They are treated to glorious feasts and magnificent tours. But when the aliens land—they're in the middle of constructing the pyramids—and expose the supposed gods as mere dinosaurs, everyone's mad. Will the dinosaurs escape?$17.99ISBN: 9781328852137Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: HMH Books for Young Readers - October 15th, 2019Beep! Beep! Beep! It's time for sleep. Say goodnight with Little Blue Truck and friends--a perfect bedtime read-aloud in this bestselling series!
A storm is brewing and Little Blue Truck and his good friend Toad are hurrying home for bed. But who can sleep with all that racket?$17.99ISBN: 9780525580294Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Random House Books for Young Readers - October 15th, 2019
This is a book that answers all the kids who have ever posed the question What kind of book is it?$14.95ISBN: 9780500652121Availability: Coming Soon - Pre-Order NowPublished: Thames & Hudson - October 22nd, 2019
Welcome to the Herring Hotel Meet Gabriel and his parents, whose job it is to look after the unusual guests who make their homes in this crumbling old place. Gabriel is particularly fond of Mrs. Kettle, a rather odd old lady with a secret. There's only one little problem--the entire hotel is about to tumble down.$17.99ISBN: 9780525515661Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Philomel Books - October 8th, 2019
From the #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator of She Persisted comes a book about friendship, flying, and facing your fears together.$16.99ISBN: 9781433830211Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Magination Press - October 15th, 2019
"Always amigos "
My Singing Nana is a compassionate tribute to families dealing with Alzheimer's Disease. This story celebrates the ideals of family, heritage, and happy memories, showing kids that no matter how their loved one might change they always have ways to maintain their special connection.$16.99ISBN: 9781433830334Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: American Psychological Association (APA) - October 8th, 2019
Camilla loves maps. Old ones, new ones, she loves them all She often imagines what it must have been like to explore and discover a new path for the first time. One morning, Camilla wakes up to a huge snow storm. Her neighbor Parsley can't find the path to the creek.$17.99ISBN: 9780802853707Availability: Coming Soon - Pre-Order NowPublished: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers - October 22nd, 2019$17.99ISBN: 9780803741218Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Dial Books - October 8th, 2019
A handsome and totally fetching street cat with a penchant for trouble stars in the new picture book by Judy Schachner, creator of the inimitable, irrepressible Skippyjon Jones$18.99ISBN: 9780823443444Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Neal Porter Books - October 8th, 2019
Everything you might need to fly . . . or sing . . . or laugh. Just in case.
just in case you want to fly
here's some wind
and here's the sky$17.99ISBN: 9781250113771Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Feiwel & Friends - October 15th, 2019
Here comes another heartfelt picture book from bestselling author Nancy Tillman, this time about resilience and reaching one's goals.
I knew you could do it!
I knew that you could!
Of everyone out there
I knew that you would.$17.99ISBN: 9781250206596Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - October 8th, 2019
Celebrate cats in all their flowing, furry glory in Cats Are a Liquid, a charming picture book that examines the unusual physical properties of felines by writer Rebecca Donnelly and illustrator Misa Saburi.
Cats fill./ Cats spill./ Cats flow downhill.// Cats tip./ Cats drip./ Cats grip, snip, rip.// Cats are a liquid/ Except when they’re not.$16.99ISBN: 9781250245601Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Feiwel & Friends - October 8th, 2019
Jimmy Fallon, host of NBC's The Tonight Show and #1 New York Times bestselling author of Your Baby's First Word Will Be DADA and Everything Is Mama, returns with a book that teaches new babies the words for the various parts of their body--This is Baby.
Baby!$17.99ISBN: 9780525579731Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Knopf Books for Young Readers - October 15th, 2019
How to get baby to sleep? Mami and Papi will try anything in this bouncy, loving, bilingual lullaby that gently says good night in both Spanish and English.
Mami starts a salsa song.
Papi keeps the beat.
Baby loves this lullaby,
moves those dancing feet.
Baila, baby, baila!
Dance, dance, dance.$17.99ISBN: 9780593118627Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Random House Books for Young Readers - October 15th, 2019
Everyone's favorite New York Times bestselling Grumpy Monkey is back in this hilarious sequel about managing social anxiety and listening to your needs!$19.99ISBN: 9781984815774Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Dial Books - October 15th, 2019
The #1 New York Times bestselling Dragons Love Tacos 2: The Sequel is now available in a book and toy set!
This book and toy set comes with a bite-sized 7.5" x 7.5" copy of Dragons Love Tacos 2: The Sequel and two 4" dragon plush toys. Storytime just got twice as fun!$17.99ISBN: 9781524773533Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Random House Books for Young Readers - October 8th, 2019
Superstar entertainer John Cena's second picture book in the #1 New York Times bestselling series features a high-octane story--starring the truck who never gives up, Elbow Grease!$17.99ISBN: 9781524853723Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Andrews McMeel Publishing - October 15th, 2019
Engage the imagination and teach animal recognition with this carefully designed, interactive picture book for curious children.
Using abstract art, Can You See Me? challenges the mind and celebrates diverse ways of seeing. Each spread contains an illustration of an animal made up entirely of equilateral triangles.$17.99ISBN: 9781534443655Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - October 1st, 2019
“Double trouble finds comic relief.” —Kirkus Reviews
From beloved author-illustrator Rosemary Wells comes a brand-new story about the inimitable brother and sister Max and Ruby. Max and Ruby’s family is expanding and soon enough nobody will be getting any sleep!
Max and Ruby are in for a big surprise.$16.99ISBN: 9781536204469Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Candlewick - October 8th, 2019
From the author-illustrator of Do You Believe in Unicorns? comes a sweet, colorful celebration of how we choose the things we love best.$16.99ISBN: 9781536209334Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Candlewick - October 8th, 2019
Young Frida Kahlo’s imaginary friend comes to life in a touching story by Anthony Browne enhanced by exquisite surreal illustrations.$16.99ISBN: 9781536211122Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Candlewick - October 8th, 2019
In a captivating follow-up to April and Esme, Tooth Fairies, a master of whimsy sends his tiny heroines on another adventure.$14.95ISBN: 9781944903749Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Cameron - August 20th, 2019$17.95ISBN: 9781911171799Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Flying Eye Books - August 20th, 2019
Where do we go when we die? Use this vibrantly illustrated story to guide your kids through the grieving process, with the help of a jellyfish that eternally regenerates and a young boy missing his grandfather.$16.99ISBN: 9780802855244Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers - August 20th, 2019
Isabella has lots of questions about the world. She asks her grandma, "Why does the sea stop at the sand?" and "What keeps the moon from falling out of the sky?" and "Who paints the clouds?" But maybe Isabella doesn't need to have all the answers. Maybe it's enough to simply appreciate the amazing world around her.$17.99ISBN: 9781536205756Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Templar - August 20th, 2019
A breathtaking picture book about the water cycle from Kate Greenaway Medal winner Grahame Baker-Smith$17.99ISBN: 9781328967190Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Clarion Books - August 20th, 2019Are hats for cats?$16.99ISBN: 9781536205923Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Nosy Crow - August 20th, 2019
Lionel the lion does NOT like to share. After all, he’s learned that lions always get the lion's share. He gets all the best instruments from the music shop, all the handsomest hats from the hat shop, and all the brightest balloons from the balloon cart. But at Chloe’s birthday party Lionel goes too far, eating ALL the cake.$17.99ISBN: 9780735264311Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Tundra Books - August 20th, 2019
A scrumptiously adorable story about a boy, a school play and his love for food. Featuring foods from all over the world, this debut picture book will make you hungry for more!$17.99ISBN: 9781984850140Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Rodale Kids - August 20th, 2019
This gorgeous picture-book meditation on loss and family love is a useful tool for children navigating a first experience with death.$18.99ISBN: 9780823441730Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Neal Porter Books - August 13th, 2019
For young readers who always want to know why? . . . especially when there isn't an easy answer.
Two-time Caldecott and Geisel Honoree Laura Vaccaro Seeger weaves a simple story about the unfailingly curious Rabbit-- and his patient friend Bear, who always answers his questions.$18.99ISBN: 9781580896825Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Charlesbridge - August 13th, 2019
Watch out, mice! This cat is a sumo champion!$19.99ISBN: 9781632061560Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Restless Books - August 20th, 2019
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.$16.99ISBN: 9780763694944Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Candlewick - August 13th, 2019
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.$17.99ISBN: 9781481449021Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Atheneum/Richard Jackson Books - August 13th, 2019
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.$18.99ISBN: 9780823443277Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Neal Porter Books - August 13th, 2019
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.$17.99ISBN: 9780062643322Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: HarperCollins - August 6th, 2019
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.$16.99ISBN: 9781419734182Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Harry N. Abrams - August 6th, 2019$15.99ISBN: 9781580898331Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Charlesbridge - August 6th, 2019
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.$17.99ISBN: 9781419736179Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Harry N. Abrams - August 6th, 2019$17.99ISBN: 9781524737535Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Nancy Paulsen Books - August 6th, 2019
A witty celebration of the tiny tardigrade, a microscopic creature that looks like a bear$16.99ISBN: 9781534110106Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Sleeping Bear Press - August 15th, 2019
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.$17.99ISBN: 9781534110168Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Sleeping Bear Press - August 15th, 2019
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.$14.99ISBN: 9781534110267Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Sleeping Bear Press - August 15th, 2019
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?$19.99ISBN: 9781568463032Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Creative Editions - August 6th, 2019
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.$19.99ISBN: 9781568463315Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Creative Editions - August 6th, 2019
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.$14.99ISBN: 9781568463377Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Creative Editions - August 6th, 2019
This dreamy poem about all the kinds of light at the "shut of day" evokes a world of wonder.$17.99ISBN: 9781524771348Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Random House Books for Young Readers - August 6th, 2019
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.$14.99ISBN: 9781534110052Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Sleeping Bear Press - August 15th, 2019
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.$16.95ISBN: 9781682631225Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Peachtree Publishing Company - August 1st, 2019
A moving story of nurturing friendship and standing up for others$7.95ISBN: 9781682631232Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Peachtree Publishing Company - August 1st, 2019
This humorous tale of a curious young boy and his single-minded quest for knowledge is a heartfelt and affectionate tribute to librarians everywhere.