New Picture Books

A colorful collection of the latest picture books.

 

Adrian Simcox Does NOT Have a Horse Cover Image
By Marcy Campbell, Corinna Luyken (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780735230378
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Published: Dial Books - August 14th, 2018

A classic in the making, this heartwarming story about empathy and imagination is one that families will treasure for years to come.

Adrian Simcox tells anyone who will listen that he has a horse--the best and most beautiful horse anywhere.


The Rough Patch Cover Image
By Brian Lies, Brian Lies (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062671271
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Published: Greenwillow Books - August 14th, 2018

A breathtakingly beautiful and luminescent book about loss and grief, love and hope, and the healing power of friendship and nature, from New York Times–bestselling picture book creator Brian Lies.


A Gift from Abuela Cover Image
By Cecilia Ruiz, Cecilia Ruiz (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780763692674
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Published: Candlewick - August 7th, 2018

In her first book for children, Cecilia Ruiz illuminates how things can change — and the importance of holding on to our dearest relationships when they do.


Eat Pete Cover Image
By Michael Rex, Michael Rex (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524738808
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - August 14th, 2018

From the creator of Goodnight Goon, a laugh-out-loud friendship story that perfectly captures the high and low moments of a typical playdate!

Pete couldn't be more thrilled when a monster shows up in his bedroom. Now Pete has someone to play with! And the hungry monster couldn't be more thrilled to be there, either. Now he can . . . EAT PETE!


Henry and the Yeti Cover Image
By Russell Ayto, Russell Ayto (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781681196831
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - August 14th, 2018

This energetic, laugh-out-loud picture book about one boy's quest to find a yeti is perfect for fans of Uni the Unicorn and Dear Yeti.

Henry loves yetis.

Yes, yetis.


Ella and Monkey at Sea Cover Image
By Emilie Boon, Emilie Boon (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780763692339
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Published: Candlewick - August 7th, 2018

Leaving home and traveling to a whole new place is overwhelming, so it’s good to have a beloved toy who can help express how you feel.


Mustafa Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781773061382
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Published: Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press - August 7th, 2018

Mustafa and his family traveled a long way to reach their new home. Some nights Mustafa dreams about the country he used to live in, and he wakes up not knowing where he is. Then his mother takes him out to the balcony to see the moon -- the same moon as in their old country. In the park, Mustafa sees ants and caterpillars and bees -- they are the same, too.


The Night Dragon Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781786031075
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Published: Lincoln Children's Books - August 7th, 2018

"I wish I could fly, and breathe fire, and fill the sky with great gray, sooty clouds," Maud said to her friend, Mouse.

Maud is picked on by the other dragons, so stays cooped up in her cave, sad and lonely. But when the chance comes, will her friend Mouse help her pluck up the courage to fly? A beautiful picture book about individuality and friendship.


Does Frankenstein Get Hungry? Cover Image
By John Solimine, John Solimine (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399546419
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - August 14th, 2018

In this monstrously funny picture book, an inquisitive young girl with some pressing questions proves these creatures may not be so scary after all.

Tucked up in her bed, a little girl wonders about the creatures rumored to go bump in the night. But instead of pulling the covers over her head, she comes up with a list of important questions, like:


Want to Play Trucks? Cover Image
By Ann Stott, Bob Graham (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780763681739
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Published: Candlewick - August 7th, 2018

Jack likes trucks. Alex likes dolls. What will they play together? Their new favorite game, of course!


Sloth at the Zoom Cover Image
By Becker, Orbie (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781771472494
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Published: Owlkids - August 15th, 2018

Deep Underwater Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781773060149
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Published: Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press - August 7th, 2018

Sophia bravely dives down to discover the secrets under the sea. She encounters beautiful fish and floating forests. Farther down, the dark water is full of tentacles and treasures. Deep underwater, she is never alone. Do you dare dive down after her?


The Ugly Five Cover Image
By Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338249538
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Published: Scholastic Press - July 31st, 2018

Meet Wildebeest, Warthog, Spotted Hyena, Lappet-Faced Vulture, and Marabou Stork. On the African savanna, they're known as the Ugly Five, but for all their bumps and bristles, these animals are just as lovable and intriguing as their more celebrated counterparts.


Bigger Than You Cover Image
By Hyewon Kyung, Hyewon Kyung (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062683120
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Published: Greenwillow Books - July 31st, 2018

Playground antics have never been so much fun! Young dinosaurs play together on the playground until one dinosaur gets angry and tries to ruin the game for everyone.

This engaging tale is perfectly pitched for preschoolers and for fans of Byron Barton’s Dinosaurs, Dinosaurs and Jane Yolen’s How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight?


Knock Knock Cover Image
By Tammi Sauer, Guy Francis (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781338116946
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Published: Scholastic Press - July 31st, 2018

Knock Knock is a fresh and innovative method of humorous storytelling that uses knock-knock jokes to tell the story of Bear and his woodland friends Raccoon, Rabbit, Turtle, and others. With each new visitor, Bear grows increasingly frustrated at his lack of peace and quiet. Little does Bear know that his friends have a surprise in store for him -- a happy hibernation party!


Lots of Cats Cover Image
By E. Dee Taylor, E. Dee Taylor (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062675699
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Published: HarperCollins - July 24th, 2018

In this hardcover picture book that’s not just for Halloween (but perfect for it anyway!), a lonely little witch tries to brew a magical potion to conjure up some friends, but instead she gets cats…lots of cats!


Neon Leon Cover Image
By Jane Clarke, Britta Teckentrup (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780763699154
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Published: Nosy Crow - July 24th, 2018

Everyone knows that chameleons are the best at fitting in. But Leon is an exception. Leon is neon! In fact, he's so bright that he keeps all the other chameleons awake at night. Poor Leon is lonely, so he goes off in search of somewhere he won't be a nuisance.


Cat Wishes Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780544610552
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - July 24th, 2018

In this playfully subversive fairytale, perfect for fans of Jon Klassen, the ever-skeptical Cat learns that wishes can come true—just not always in the ways we expect.


Mermaid School Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399557163
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - July 17th, 2018

Starting school is always exciting... especially when you're a mermaid! From schools of fish to the A B Seas, this whimsical underwater tale puts a fun twist on what to expect on the first day of school.


Angel in Beijing Cover Image
By Belle Yang, Belle Yang (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780763692704
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Published: Candlewick - July 10th, 2018

In a lost-and-found tale that soars far beyond just a happy ending, Taiwanese fine artist Belle Yang pays affectionate homage to the city of Beijing.


Peppa Pig and the Halloween Costume Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781536200607
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Published: Candlewick Entertainment - July 10th, 2018

Peppa finds that choosing the right costume can be a bit tricky in this Halloween treat for fans old and new.


Hello School! Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780399172021
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - July 3rd, 2018

Cozy illustrations make this the perfect introduction to the joy of school.


When the Cousins Came Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780823434572
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Published: Holiday House - July 3rd, 2018

A multicultural family story that celebrates kindness and differences


Click, Clack, Quack to School! (A Click Clack Book) Cover Image
By Doreen Cronin, Betsy Lewin (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534414495
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - July 3rd, 2018

They can stand in line (sort of), use indoor voices (perhaps), and are capable of sharing (rumor has it), so the Click Clack critters are ready for school…but is school ready for them?


Mrs. Mole, I'm Home! Cover Image
By Jarvis, Jarvis (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780763694951
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Published: Candlewick - June 7th, 2018

From the creator of Alan’s Big, Scary Teeth comes a laugh-out-loud story starring a mole who has lost both his glasses and his sense of direction.


Best Frints at Skrool Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781626728714
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - June 26th, 2018

On planet Boborp, all the childrinx go to skrool, just like here on planet Earth.

Omek and Yelfred are always late, but it's okay because they are always late together, and everyone knows that best frints do everything together.

That is, until Yelfred meets Q-B. Omek is good at sharing many things, but he's not so good at sharing his best frint.


How to Be a Lion Cover Image
By Ed Vere
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525578055
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Published: Doubleday Books for Young Readers - June 26th, 2018

From the New York Times bestselling author/illustrator of Max the Brave comes an inspiring and adorable picture book about a pair of unlikely friends who face down a pack of bullies.


Jack B. Ninja Cover Image
By Tim McCanna, Stephen Savage (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780545917285
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Published: Orchard Books - June 26th, 2018

Jack B. Ninja! Jack, be quick! Jack, jump over the bamboo stick! Secret mission starts tonight. Hide in shadow, out of sight.


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We Don't Eat Our Classmates Cover Image
By Ryan T. Higgins, Ryan T. Higgins (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781368003551
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - June 19th, 2018

It's the first day of school for Penelope Rex, and she can't wait to meet her classmates. But it's hard to make human friends when they're so darn delicious That is, until Penelope gets a taste of her own medicine and finds she may not be at the top of the food chain after all. . . . Readers will gobble up this hilarious new story from award-winning author-illustrator Ryan T. Higgins.


Ready or Not, Woolbur Goes to School! Cover Image
By Leslie Helakoski, Lee Harper (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780061366574
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Published: HarperCollins - June 19th, 2018

The free-spirited, fluffy, one-of-a-kind sheep Woolbur is on his way to school, and he’s MORE than ready…

But Maa and Paa aren’t so sure. What if Woolbur isn’t exactly ready for school?

He’s different. He’s unusual. And his new hairdo is kooky!


Fox and Raccoon (Juniper Hollow) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781101917961
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Published: Tundra Books - June 19th, 2018

The first in a new picture book series featuring sweet felted creatures and a little village you won't soon forget!


Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13 Cover Image
By Helaine Becker, Dow Phumiruk (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250137524
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - June 19th, 2018

The bold story of Katherine Johnson, an African-American mathematician who worked for NASA during the space race and was depicted in the film Hidden Figures.

You've likely heard of the historic Apollo 13 moon landing. But do you know about the mathematical genius who made sure that Apollo 13 returned safely home?


The 5 O'Clock Band Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781419728365
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - June 19th, 2018

In this companion to the Caldecott Honor and Coretta Scott King Award–winning Trombone Shorty, join a scrappy young musician named Shorty on a tour of his beloved New Orleans. After letting his band down by missing rehearsal, Shorty has some serious questions about what it means to be a leader. He hits the streets of New Orleans to find some answers and soak up inspiration.


Cece Loves Science Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062499608
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Published: Greenwillow Books - June 19th, 2018

Cece loves science! In this STEM-themed picture book, Cece asks one of life’s most pressing questions: Do dogs eat vegetables? Cece and her best friend, Isaac, head to the lab to find out.

This picture book is perfect for fans of Ada Twist, Scientist, and anyone who enjoys asking questions.


On the First Day of First Grade Cover Image
By Tish Rabe, Sarah Jennings (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780062668516
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Published: HarperCollins - June 19th, 2018

On the first day of first grade, there will be lots of fun! This is the perfect book to share with a kindergartner getting ready for the step up to "big kid" school!


The Fox on the Swing Cover Image
By Evelina Daciute, Ausra Kiudulaite (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780500651568
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Published: Thames & Hudson - June 19th, 2018

Learn about family, happiness, and friendship in this hope-filled children's book. Our story starts with a boy named Paul, who lives in a cozy treehouse in a big city with his family. And then something unexpected happens--Paul befriends a wise, friendly fox on a walk home from the bakery.


Hedgehog Needs a Hug Cover Image
By Jen Betton, Jen Betton (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781524737122
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - June 19th, 2018

Everyone needs hugs, even if they're prickly.

When Hedgehog wakes up feeling down in the snout and droopy in the prickles, he knows a hug will make him feel much better. But none of his animal friends are eager to wrap their arms around Hedgehog's prickles, and he's too smart to fall for Fox's sly offer.


Bear's Scare Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781681197203
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - June 12th, 2018

Bear likes to keep his house clean and tidy. In fact, the only thing Bear loves more than cleaning is taking care of his small stuffed friend, Ursa.

Then Bear sees a sticky spiderweb . . . and where there's a web there is certainly a spider! The messy guest must be found, but what Bear and Ursa finally discover might just be an unlikely friend.


Duck Gets a Job Cover Image
By Sonny Ross, Sonny Ross (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780763698966
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Published: Templar - June 12th, 2018

A career-minded duck conveys an important message about finding your own way in this funny, quirky story.


Play Cover Image
By Jez Alborough, Jez Alborough (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780763695996
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Published: Candlewick - June 12th, 2018

For the perfect bedtime story, the inimitable Bobo the chimp returns in another book of very few words — and very big heart.


Saturday Is Swimming Day Cover Image
By Hyewon Yum, Hyewon Yum (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780763691172
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Published: Candlewick - June 12th, 2018

New things can be scary — but as one endearing little girl discovers, it’s perfectly fine to take your time.


Fruit Bowl Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524719913
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - June 12th, 2018

Who belongs in the fruit bowl? Apples, check. Blueberries, check. Tomato, che-- Wait, what?! Tomato wants to join the other fruits, but does he belong? The perfect mix of botany and a bunch of bananas!

All the fruit are in the bowl. There's Apple and Orange. Strawberry and Peach. Plum and Pear. And, of course, Tomato.


Sun Dog Cover Image
By Deborah Kerbel, Suzanne del Rizzo (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781772780383
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Published: Pajama Press - May 25th, 2018

Niblet & Ralph Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780735227910
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Published: Dial Books - June 5th, 2018

Two pet cats switch places in this comically sweet story of mistaken identity, from beloved author-illustrator Zachariah OHora.


Run Wild Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780670014118
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - June 5th, 2018

Get back to nature in this gorgeous sunlit filled book that celebrates the joy of being outdoors.


Drawn Together Cover Image
By Minh Le, Dan Santat (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781484767603
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - June 5th, 2018

When a young boy visits his grandfather, their lack of a common language leads to confusion, frustration, and silence. But as they sit down to draw together, something magical happens-with a shared love of art and storytelling, the two form a bond that goes beyond words.


Bubbles Cover Image
By Kit Chase, Kit Chase (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780399545740
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - June 5th, 2018

Kangaroo and Koala might be very different, but they sure work well together when there's trouble.

One day, Kangaroo follows a trail of bubbles that lead her to--Koala! But Koala is shy, and doesn't seem interested when Kangaroo tries to play. But after a while, Koala blows happy bubbles Kangaroo's way, and their friendship begins.


Rubio and Julienne: A Sweet and Cheesy Tale Cover Image
By Dan Paley, Lauren Gallegos (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780884484875
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Published: Tilbury House Publishers - June 5th, 2018

Rubio Fromage sat in his father's cheese shop and longed to taste the beautiful fruits in the window of the fruit shop across the street. Julienne Ch'ri sat in her mother's fruit shop and longed to taste the delectable wheels and savory wedges in the window of the cheese shop across the street.


Jumble Wood Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781911171362
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Published: Flying Eye Books - June 5th, 2018

This stunning picture book debut from Helena Covell is perfect for teaching young readers about bravery, friendship, and happiness.

Far, far away there was a wood. A jumble of twists and turns, ups and downs, and unknowns. The little creatures that lived there each had a thing that made them happy... all of them except Pod, who just can't seem to find hers.


Crunch, The Shy Dinosaur Cover Image
By Cirocco Dunlap, Greg Pizzoli (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399550560
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - May 29th, 2018

From Cirocco Dunlap (This Book Will Not Be Fun) and Theodor Seuss Geisel Award winner Greg Pizzoli (The Watermelon Seed) comes a charming, giggly read-aloud that illustrates the particular art of making a friend!


Great Dog Cover Image
By Davide Cali, Miguel Tanco (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781101919170
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Published: Tundra Books - May 29th, 2018

The age-old question of "what will I be when I grow up" gets a hilarious twist in this stylish and clever story.


Saffron Ice Cream Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338150520
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Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - May 29th, 2018

"With her colorful, exuberant folk-art illustrations and upbeat, friendly tone, Rashin makes a daunting cross-cultural leap seem as easy as a summer breeze." -- New York Times Book Review


Julián Is a Mermaid Cover Image
By Jessica Love, Jessica Love (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780763690458
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Published: Candlewick - April 23rd, 2018

In an exuberant picture book, a glimpse of costumed mermaids leaves one boy flooded with wonder and ready to dazzle the world.


Whale in a Fishbowl Cover Image
By Troy Howell, Richard Jones (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524715182
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - May 22nd, 2018

A moving, poetic story about a whale in captivity who longs for the ocean . . . because whales don't belong in fishbowls, do they?


The Sasquatch and the Lumberjack Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781632171610
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Published: Little Bigfoot - May 22nd, 2018

An unlikely friendship develops when a lumberjack meets a sasquatch. Follow along as they share Pacific Northwest adventures through the seasons and become close friends. After a tentative meeting one fall day, Sasquatch and Lumberjack develop a close friendship as they ski and sled, surf and swim, camp and hike, and forage and pick apples throughout the seasons.


Copy Cat Cover Image
By Ali Pye, Ali Pye (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780763699352
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Published: Nosy Crow - May 22nd, 2018

Bella loves Anna. In fact, Bella loves Anna so much that she wants to be just like her and copies every single thing she does. Finally Anna decides she's had enough of Bella being such a copycat! What is Bella going to do?


Super Saurus and the Egg Cover Image
By Deborah Underwood, Ned Young (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781423175698
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - May 22nd, 2018

When Arnold's parents bring an egg home and tell him he's going to be an older brother, Arnold is not convinced. Arnold knows the egg could be anything. . . maybe even an EGG OF DOOM


Grumpy Monkey Cover Image
By Suzanne Lang, Max Lang (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780553537864
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - May 15th, 2018

A hilarious picture book about dealing with unexplained feelings...and the danger in suppressing them!


Ocean Meets Sky Cover Image
By Terry Fan, Eric Fan, Terry Fan (Illustrator), Eric Fan (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481470377
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - May 15th, 2018

“Young readers will be captivated.” —The Washington Post

From the creators of the gorgeous bestseller The Night Gardener, comes a stunning new picture book about a young boy who sets sail to find a place his grandfather told him about…the spot where the ocean meets the sky.

It’s a good day for sailing.

Finn li


My Magic Breath: Finding Calm Through Mindful Breathing Cover Image
By Nick Ortner, Nick Ortner (Illustrator), Alison Taylor, Michelle Polizzi (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062687760
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Published: HarperCollins - May 15th, 2018

From New York Times bestselling author Nick Ortner comes a beautiful picture book that will help children discover calm through the magic of mindful breathing:

Do YOU have the magic breath?

Let’s see…Take a deeeeeep breath in…and BLOW it out…


Pie Is for Sharing Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781626725621
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - May 15th, 2018

A picnic, a beach, a pie cut into pieces and shared with good friends.
Pie is for sharing.
It starts off round, and you can slice it into as many pieces as you want. What else can be shared? A ball, of course. A tree? What about time?


Love Is Love Cover Image
By Michael Genhart, Ken Min (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781939775139
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Published: Little Pickle Press - May 16th, 2018

Love Is Love empowers young readers to celebrate the family they have--no matter how it's constructed.


A Lullaby of Summer Things Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781101935521
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - May 15th, 2018

In the spirit of such bedtime favorites as Emily Winfield Martin's Day Dreamers, here is a quintessential end-of-day by the beach lovingly captured and perfect for reading aloud.


The Sandcastle That Lola Built Cover Image
By Megan Maynor, Kate Berube (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524716158
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - May 15th, 2018

A modern, summery spin on the classic The House That Jack Built, in which Lola's day at the beach leads to new friends and a giant sandcastle.


Penguin & Tiny Shrimp Don't Do Bedtime! Cover Image
By Cate Berry, Charles Santoso (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062491534
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Published: Balzer + Bray - May 8th, 2018

Penguin and Tiny Shrimp will charm, amuse, but never put you to sleep in this meta bedtime tale in the vein of Goodnight Already.

Penguin and Tiny Shrimp DO NOT have a bedtime story to share with you.

There are no soft beds or cozy covers here. There are fireworks! And shark-infested waters!!


A Stone for Sascha Cover Image
By Aaron Becker, Aaron Becker (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780763665968
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Published: Candlewick - May 8th, 2018

A girl grieves the loss of her dog in an achingly beautiful wordless epic from the Caldecott Honor–winning creator of Journey.


All of Us Cover Image
By Carin Berger, Carin Berger (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062694133
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Published: Greenwillow Books - May 8th, 2018

Acclaimed and award-winning picture book creator Carin Berger shares a moving story of community, empathy, and the power of love.

With a universal message and stunning paper collage art, this striking book is just right for fans of Matt de la Peña’s Love and Emily Winfield Martin’s The Wonderful Things You Will Be.  


The Detective Dog Cover Image
By Julia Donaldson, Sara Ogilvie (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250156761
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - May 8th, 2018

A rollicking rhyming picture book from bestselling author Julia Donaldson about a dog who uses her amazing sense of smell to solve mysteries.


A House That Once Was Cover Image
By Julie Fogliano, Lane Smith (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781626723146
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - May 1st, 2018

The dynamic duo of Ezra Jack Keats Award–winning author Julie Fogliano and Caldecott Award–winning illustrator Lane Smith team up to tell a delightful story about a boy and a girl who explore an abandoned house and imagine who might have lived there in A House That Once Was.


Albie Newton Cover Image
By Josh Funk, Ester Garay (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781454922582
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Published: Sterling Children's Books - May 1st, 2018

"This engaging tale offers messages about being oneself, accepting differences, and forging friendships." --Publishers Weekly

Meet Albie Newton: child genius. He's a whiz at inventing things. But is he inventive enough to figure out how to make friends?


A Campfire Tail Cover Image
By Sarah Glenn Marsh, Ana Gomez (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781454919933
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Published: Sterling Children's Books - May 1st, 2018

Ever been stuck with a friend who's totally uncool--and worried that it will rub off on you?


Llama Llama Loves to Read Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780670013975
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - May 1st, 2018

Anna Dewdney's Bestselling Llama Llama series continues with Llama learning to read!

Llama Llama learns at school.
Counting, writing, reading, rules.
Friends and school -- there's nothing better.
Llama learning all the letters!


Pet Dad Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780525428268
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Published: Dial Books - May 1st, 2018

Plum wants the perfect pet, but instead realizes she has the perfect dad in this charming and hilarious picture book that's great for father's day.


Wash On! Cover Image
By Michele Marineau, Manon Gauthier (Illustrator), Erin Woods (Translator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781772780185
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Published: Pajama Press - April 27th, 2018

One day when Mrs. Gillis is giving her daughter a bath, Petronilla cries, "Wash on " "Wash off, dear," Mrs. Gillis corrects her. But Petronilla's words seem to have power. The blue of the washcloth has stained the girl's cheek. And that is only the beginning. Colors start transferring between every object Petronilla touches. And every person.


If You Had a Jetpack Cover Image
By Lisl Detlefsen, Linzie Hunter (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399553295
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - April 24th, 2018

A fun and creative answer to the question "what would YOU do if you had a jetpack?" perfect for fans of Boy and Bot and How to Train a Train.

Having a jetpack is fun--if you know what to do with one.

If you had a jetpack, you could:
  *  Teach your brother how to build one too.


A Lion Is a Lion Cover Image
By Polly Dunbar, Polly Dunbar (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780763697310
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Published: Candlewick - April 24th, 2018

Is a lion still a lion if he wears a hat? With whimsical illustrations and a nod to earlier classics, Polly Dunbar celebrates the shrewd mind of a child — and the power of saying no.

Is a lion still a lion . . . if he skips down the street singing “Hoobie-doobie-doo"?