New Picture Books

A colorful collection of the latest picture books.

 

Max Attacks Cover Image
By Kathi Appelt, Penelope Dullaghan (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481451468
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - June 11th, 2019

Fish and birds and lizards and socks…is there anything Max won’t attack? Watch your ankles and find out in this clever, rhyming picture book about a very naughty kitty cat.

Max is a cat. He attacks. From socks to strings to many a fish, attacking, for Max, is most de-lish. But how many of these things can he actually catch?


Big Boys Cry Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524773205
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - June 11th, 2019

Let boys cry! This picture book imagines a world in which boys are encouraged to express their full range of emotions.


A Curious Menagerie: Of Herds, Flocks, Leaps, Gaggles, Scurries, and More! Cover Image
By Carin Berger, Carin Berger (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062644572
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Published: Greenwillow Books - June 11th, 2019

From a flamboyance of flamingos to a mischief of mice, this gorgeous picture book introduces readers to sixty collective animal nouns in a fun and unusual way!

Illustrated with show-stopping collage art by acclaimed author-illustrator Carin Berger, A Curious Menagerie is a delightfully engaging read-aloud sure to delight and expand vocabularies.


Hum and Swish Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823442867
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Published: Neal Porter Books - June 11th, 2019

Jamie's day at the beach turns into the perfect place for an artistic adventure.

All Jamie wants is to spend some time alone at the beach and finish her art project in the sand. But everyone around keeps asking her pesky questions she doesn't know how to answer: what are you making? Aren't you clever?


Bear Came Along Cover Image
By Richard T. Morris, LeUyen Pham (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316464475
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - June 4th, 2019

A cheerful and action-packed adventure about the importance of friendship and community from a successful author and illustrator duo!


Once there was a river flowing through a forest. The river didn't know it was capable of adventures until a big bear came along. But adventures aren't any fun by yourself, and so enters Froggy, Turtles, Beaver, Racoons, and Duck.


Firefly Home Cover Image
By Jane Clarke, Britta Teckentrup (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781536205879
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Published: Nosy Crow - June 11th, 2019

"A charming, interactive tale that can help young readers engage with reading—probably one that will earn that simple command, 'Again!'" —Kirkus Reviews


Lola Goes to School (Lola Reads) Cover Image
By Anna McQuinn, Rosalind Beardshaw (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781580899383
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Published: Charlesbridge - June 11th, 2019

Spunky Lola embarks on a new adventure--the first day of school!


I'll Catch You If You Fall Cover Image
By Mark Sperring, Layn Marlow (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781534452091
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - June 11th, 2019

In the spirit of Someday and Guess How Much I Love You comes a lyrical and endearing picture book about the people in our lives who are always there to look out for us.

Who will keep the boy safe?
“I will,” said his mother.


Count on Me Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780735265752
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Published: Tundra Books - June 11th, 2019

A young girl sees the world differently in this beautiful picture book celebration of math.


Get Me Out of This Book: Rules and Tools for Being Brave Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780823438624
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Published: Holiday House - June 11th, 2019

"GET ME OUT OF THIS BOOK!" shouts Max. Max is a scaredy-cat bookmark until he learns 3 rules for being brave--breathe deeply, make a plan, and think positive thoughts!

When Max the bookmark went into a scary book, he couldn't LOOK and he SHOOK and he SCREAMED, "GET ME OUT OF THIS BOOK!"


Ghost Cat Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823442836
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Published: Neal Porter Books - June 11th, 2019

There is a ghost in my house. I've only seen it out of the corner of my eye, but I think it is a cat, says a little boy in this comforting tale of love and loss.


Moon! Earth's Best Friend (Our Universe #3) Cover Image
By Stacy McAnulty, Stevie Lewis (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250199348
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - June 11th, 2019

From writer Stacy McAnulty and illustrator Stevie Lewis, Moon! Earth's Best Friend is a light-hearted nonfiction picture book about the formation and history of the moon—told from the perspective of the moon itself.


Sun Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781328781628
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Published: Clarion Books - June 11th, 2019

Sun, a sporty boy, reconnects with his artistic side in this gorgeous, joyful celebration of creativity that offers an expanded and appealing model for boyhood.

Sun loves everything about playing soccer: the cheers, the competition, the winning. But he feels as though something is missing.


Codzilla Cover Image
By David Zeltser, Jared Chapman (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062570673
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Published: HarperCollins - June 11th, 2019

Codzilla is a heartfelt and hilarious picture book based on the classic school story of bully vs. brains—perfect for fans of favorites such as SpongeBob SquarePants, The Pout-Pout Fish, Ninja Baby, and Vegetables in Underwear!


Curious George Goes Swimming Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781328973115
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - June 11th, 2019

Spend a splashy summer day at the pool with Curious George! In this storybook, George helps his friend Lucy learn to swim, despite her fears. But can our favorite mischievous little monkey follow the pool rules?

Curious George and his friend are spending a fun summer day at their local pool.


Where Are My Books? Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781534453203
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - June 11th, 2019

A boy investigates a squirrelly situation to track down his missing stories in this charming ode to book lovers of all kinds.

Spencer loves to read. He reads a book every night. But one morning his favorite book goes missing, and in its place is a tulip.


It Came in the Mail Cover Image
By Ben Clanton, Ben Clanton (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781534453210
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - June 11th, 2019

From the author-illustrator of Something Extraordinary comes a tale filled with dragons, pickles, friendship, and lots of mail—perfect for fans of Mo Williams and Bob Shea.

Liam really wants some mail, so he writes a letter to his mailbox asking for something in return. His mailbox delivers, sending Liam more than he could have hoped for…and how!


Dumpster Dog! Cover Image
By Colas Gutman, Marc Boutavant (Illustrator), Allison M. Charette (Translator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781592702350
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Published: Enchanted Lion Books - June 11th, 2019

Dumpster Dog dreams of treats, balls, and leashes. He wants someone to play with, someone who will take him on long walks, someone who will feed him--he wants an owner. So begins Dumpster Dog's search for a human companion. But he will soon learn that finding a good owner isn't as easy as it sounds, and that the world can be a dangerous place.


My Puppy Patch Cover Image
By Theo Heras, Alice Carter (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781772780802
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Published: Pajama Press - June 13th, 2019

It's a big day for Patch the puppy as her girl decides to take her for her first walk outside of the yard.


Field Trip to the Moon Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780823442539
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Published: Margaret Ferguson Books - May 14th, 2019

It's field trip day, and students are excited to travel on their yellow spaceship bus from their space station to the moon.


I'm Worried (The I'm Books) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534415867
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - June 4th, 2019

A girl, a flamingo, and a worried potato star in the third book in New York Times bestselling author Michael Ian Black and illustrator Debbie Ridpath Ohi’s series about feelings—and why they’re good, even when they feel bad.

Potato is worried.


The Girls Cover Image
By Lauren Ace, Jenny Løvlie (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984896513
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Published: Rodale Kids - May 21st, 2019

A timeless picture book for friends of all ages, The Girls celebrates kindness, supportiveness, and the power of true friendship.

Winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize Illustrated Book of the Year 2019

Meet the girls: Sasha, Lottie, Alice, and Leela.


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If I Was the Sunshine Cover Image
By Julie Fogliano, Loren Long (Illustrator)
$14.39
ISBN: 9781481472432
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - May 7th, 2019

A breathtaking picture book about the relationships we share from New York Times bestselling storytellers Julie Fogliano and Loren Long in the tradition of The Runaway Bunny and Guess How Much I Love You.

if i was the sunshine
and you were the day
i’d call you hello!
and you’d call me stay


if you were the winter
and i


Where Are You From? Cover Image
By Yamile Saied Méndez, Jaime Kim (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062839930
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Published: HarperCollins - June 4th, 2019

"Lyrical language and luminous illustrations. An ideal vehicle for readers to ponder and discuss their own identities." Kirkus (starred review)

"A much-needed title that is a first purchase for libraries and classrooms." —School Library Journal


Hangry Cover Image
By Drew Brockington (By (artist))
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316559324
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - June 4th, 2019

Drew Brockington, creator of the CatStronauts series, makes his picture book debut with a send-up of Godzilla movies that also tackles a relatable toddler topic: the crankiness that comes from an empty stomach!


Linus The Little Yellow Pencil Cover Image
By Scott Magoon, Scott Magoon (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781368006279
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - June 4th, 2019

Linus and his eraser, Ernie, don't always see eye to eye. But with the family art show drawing near, these two will have to sharpen their collaboration to make something neither one could do on their own!

This ode to art by the illustrator of Spoon and Chopsticks points out the power of sharing the creative process and sticking with it.


I'm a Baked Potato! Cover Image
By Elise Primavera, Juana Medina (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781452155920
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Published: Chronicle Books - May 7th, 2019

When a baked potato–loving lady adopts a dog, she adores him unconditionally—and given the pup's small, round frame and warm, brown coat she can't help but call him "Baked Potato"! But what happens when a dog who thinks he's a baked potato gets lost? Will he find his lady? And more importantly, will he find himself?


My Papi Has a Motorcycle Cover Image
By Isabel Quintero, Zeke Peña (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525553410
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Published: Kokila - May 14th, 2019

A celebration of the love between a father and daughter, and of a vibrant immigrant neighborhood, by an award-winning author and illustrator duo.

When Daisy Ramona zooms around her neighborhood with her papi on his motorcycle, she sees the people and places she's always known. She also sees a community that is rapidly changing around her.


Jasper & Ollie Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525645214
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Published: Doubleday Books for Young Readers - May 28th, 2019

Two funny, unlikely friends—a thoughtful sloth and an impatient fox—make their big debut in this hilarious new picture book celebrating friendship and the wonderful ways in which we're all different.


Albert's Quiet Quest Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780553536560
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - June 4th, 2019

Albert wants a quiet place to read...but his friends just want to play! Can they figure out how to have fun together?


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It Feels Good to Be Yourself: A Book About Gender Identity Cover Image
By Theresa Thorn, Noah Grigni (Illustrator)
$14.39
ISBN: 9781250302953
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - June 4th, 2019

A picture book that introduces the concept of gender identity to the youngest reader from writer Theresa Thorn and illustrator Noah Grigni.

Some people are boys. Some people are girls. Some people are both, neither, or somewhere in between.


Llama Destroys the World Cover Image
By Jonathan Stutzman, Heather Fox (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250303172
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - May 7th, 2019

Meet Llama, the next great picture-book megastar, who has most definitely driven a bus and who loves tacos way more than you.

He also loves cake, and that’s where our story begins.


I Am a Wolf Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525553298
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Published: Dial Books - May 21st, 2019

A dog who insists she's a wolf finds the perfect home with a young girl who sees past her prickly personality in this pet adoption story that's as laugh-out-loud funny as it is heart-tugging.


Camp Tiger Cover Image
By Susan Choi, John Rocco (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399173295
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - May 21st, 2019

Imagination meets reality in this poetic and tender ode to childhood, illustrated by Caldecott Honor winner, John Rocco.

Every year, a boy and his family go camping at Mountain Pond.

Usually, they see things like an eagle fishing for his dinner, a salamander with red spots on its back, and chipmunks that come to steal food while the family sits by the campfire.


Cece Loves Science and Adventure Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062499622
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Published: Greenwillow Books - June 4th, 2019

Cece loves science and adventure!

In this STEM-themed picture book, the second in a series, Cece and her Adventure Girls troop use science, technology, engineering, and math to solve problems and earn their camping pin.


Lambslide Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062883384
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Published: HarperCollins - May 7th, 2019

From the international bestselling author of Bel Canto and Commonwealth, Ann Patchett, and the bestselling illustrator of the Fancy Nancy series, Robin Preiss Glasser, comes a hilarious children’s story about a slide made just for lambs.


Birthday on Mars! Cover Image
By Sara Schonfeld, Andrew J. Ross (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781524791223
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Published: Penguin Workshop - June 4th, 2019

Even robots have birthdays! Celebrate Curiosity and wish happy birthday to one of NASA's most famous Mars rovers in this beautiful picture book!

I know we can't be on the same planet for my birthday, but we can still celebrate together. And what's better than celebrating curiosity?


This Is MY Room!: (No Tigers Allowed) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534402119
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - May 28th, 2019

Jojo’s ready for her first night all alone in her very own room, but a menagerie of animals have other ideas in this charming and fun picture book.

Jojo can’t wait to spend the night in her very own bed in her very own room.


The Last Peach Cover Image
By Gus Gordon, Gus Gordon (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781626723504
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - May 21st, 2019

Gus Gordon's The Last Peach is the story of two indecisive bugs contemplating eating the last peach of the summer in a hilarious picture book about anticipation and expectation.


You Are Home: An Ode to the National Parks Cover Image
By Evan Turk, Evan Turk (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534432826
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - June 4th, 2019

Award-winning author and illustrator Evan Turk showcases the beauty and importance of the National Parks in this gorgeous picture book that takes readers on an amazing tour across the United States.

Beneath the soaring doorways of stone,
and peaks that pierce the ceiling of clouds,
from every river, star, and stone
comes the eternal refrain:
you are home.

<


Bear's Book Cover Image
By Claire Freedman, Alison Friend (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781536205718
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Published: Templar - May 14th, 2019

A story about stories, writing, reading, and friendship. "Reading, writing, listening, helping, thanking: Bear and his animal friends can inspire young readers in family, school, or library settings." — Kirkus Reviews


Back to School: A Global Journey Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781580898379
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Published: Charlesbridge - June 4th, 2019

BACK TO SCHOOL invites young minds to sit in the front row and share the exciting experience of learning with kids just like themselves all over the world. Whether they take a school bus, a boat, or a rickshaw to get there, kids around the globe are going to school and growing smarter and more curious every day.


Cyril and Pat Cover Image
By Emily Gravett, Emily Gravett (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534439504
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - May 21st, 2019

From author-illustrator Emily Gravett comes a warm and funny picture book about friendship and loving someone different from yourself.

Cyril is a squirrel. Pat is a rat. They have a lot of adventures and fun together.


1, 2, 3, Jump! Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781626726819
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - May 14th, 2019

First swimming lessons can be exciting and terrifying, but this joyful and imaginative guide from Lisl H. Detlefsen, illustated by Madeline Valentine, shows young readers how to conquer the pool.


My Name Isn't Oof!: Warren the Warbler Takes Flight Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781632171931
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Published: Little Bigfoot - May 21st, 2019

A sweet and humorous story about a young bird who is ready to leave the nest, but, unlike his siblings, can't quite get the knack of flying. My Name Isn't Oof! has a positive message about not giving up!


A Song for All Seasons (Margaret Wise Brown Classics) Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781684127658
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Published: Silver Dolphin Books - May 7th, 2019

A beautiful rhyming story of the seasons of a year from best-selling children's author Margaret Wise Brown.

Explore the magical colors, sights, and sounds of our natural world in spring, summer, fall, and winter through the eyes of a young boy and girl from best-selling children's author Margaret Wise Brown and brought to life with the stunning artwork of illustrator Charlotte Cooke


A Little House in a Big Place Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781771389129
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Published: Kids Can Press - May 7th, 2019

Every day, in a little house in a little town in the middle of a big place, a girl stands at her window and waves to the engineer of the train that passes on the nearby tracks. The engineer waves back and his wave and her wave together make a home in her heart. The little girl is curious about the engineer, about where he came from and where he goes.


Dr. Seuss's I Love Pop!: A Celebration of Dads Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781984848123
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - May 7th, 2019

Say thank you to Dad with this perfect-for-Father's-Day gift book that features art from Dr. Seuss! Includes unrhymed lines about fatherly love and makes an ideal choice instead of a card!


Sign Off Cover Image
By Stephen Savage, Stephen Savage (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534412101
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Published: Beach Lane Books - May 7th, 2019

From award-winning author-illustrator Stephen Savage comes a playful wordless picture book about what the figures on road signs do when no one is around!

What do the figures on signs do when no one is watching? Under cover of night, they leave their signs to play and collaborate in this imaginative story by celebrated author-illustrator Stephen Savage.


The Fisherman & the Whale Cover Image
By Jessica Lanan, Jessica Lanan (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534415744
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - May 14th, 2019

Jessica Lanan’s dreamy and dramatic watercolor paintings bring to life a wordless story about wonder in the natural world.

A fisherman takes his son for a trip out on the water. When they encounter a whale entangled at sea, they realize a connection that transcends the animal kingdom.


The Bravest Knight Who Ever Lived Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780764356902
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Published: Schiffer Publishing - April 28th, 2019

Knights, dragons, and princesses are the things all good fairytales are made of, but what happens when the tale has an LGBTQ ending? Follow Cedric on his journey from his days on a humble pumpkin farm to the adventures that lead him to become a full-fledged knight.