A colorful collection of the latest picture books.
In their first collaboration since the Newbery Medal- and Caldecott Honor-winning Last Stop on Market Street, Matt de la Peña and Christian Robinson deliver a poignant and timely new picture book that's sure to be an instant classic.
Illustrated by two-time Caldecott-honor winning artist Pamela Zagarenski, this tender, witty friendship story of imagination gone wild, by New York Times bestselling author Randall de Sève, shows how assumptions often cause us to misjudge—and miss out.$17.99ISBN: 9781481477543Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - October 9th, 2018
In a gorgeous and contemplative new picture book, legendary author-illustrator Tomie dePaola reminds us that mindfulness—being quiet, still, and present with one another—is a very special thing.
Everything is in such a hurry, busy as busy can be.
The birds are flying so fast, the dragonfly is zooming over the water—even the trees are waving their leaves.
$17.99ISBN: 9780062463302Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: HarperCollins - October 9th, 2018
From the author of One Day in the Eucalyptus, Eucalyptus Tree:
Do you wanna? Wanna see?
Let’s go find that gator, gator, gator!
COME WITH ME!
Put on your life jacket, hop in the boat, and raise your binoculars—it’s time to go on an adventure!$17.99ISBN: 9780316465670Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 9th, 2018
Caldecott Honor author-illustrator Molly Idle dazzles with an original mermaid tale about how small, persistent actions can achieve great things.$16.99ISBN: 9781419725746Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Harry N. Abrams - October 9th, 2018$17.99ISBN: 9781481409674Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Beach Lane Books - October 9th, 2018
Is there really such a thing as too much bling?$16.99ISBN: 9780399186295Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Dial Books - October 9th, 2018
Meet Maxine, an inspiring young maker who knows that with enough effort and imagination (and mistakes), it's possible to invent anything.$17.99ISBN: 9780545659888Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Orchard Books - October 9th, 2018Louie and Hector are the best friends in the universe. Get ready to laugh out loud as the two boys fall in and out and eventually back into their best friendship ever through a series of funny secrets that neither one was supposed to reveal.$15.95ISBN: 9780571312191Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Faber & Faber Children's - October 4th, 2018
'No breath of wind, No gleam of sun Still the white snow Whirls softly down'
As the day draws to a close, a family prepares for Christmas - decorating the tree, hanging stockings by the fire, putting out a plate of mince pies... Outside, the world turns to white.$17.99ISBN: 9780762462858Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Running Press Kids - October 9th, 2018
For fans of Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site comes an exciting new bedtime story about a brave little fire truck.$17.99ISBN: 9780525555452Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Dial Books - October 2nd, 2018
A foolish knight is certain that his side of the wall is the safe side in this clever, amusingly meta picture book by the acclaimed creator of It's Only Stanley$17.99ISBN: 9781481497190Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - October 2nd, 2018
“A small child muses about the future as Mom guides the bedtime routine…Winning text and illustrations for bedtime.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
“The whimsical pictures fill every page with happiness and variety as Chen presents exuberant ideas for the big dreams and wishes of childhood.” —Booklist
&ldqu$17.95ISBN: 9781682630488Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Peachtree Publishers - October 1st, 2018
A beautiful, reassuring story with a gentle touch of magic$16.99ISBN: 9780763686659Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Candlewick - October 2nd, 2018
The outcome is anything but predictable when an exhausted hotel guest sets out in search of sleep in this kid-pleasing romp full of visual humor.$17.99ISBN: 9781524773670Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Knopf Books for Young Readers - October 2nd, 2018
Books and blocks bring together two siblings with nothing in common in this story from Megan Wagner Lloyd (Finding Wild) and illustrator Brianne Farley (Secret Tree Fort).$16.99ISBN: 9781525301155Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Kids Can Press - October 2nd, 2018
Mimi is so little, ?I might as well be called Mini,? she says. Everyone is taller than her, even the family dog! She can barely reach the bottom of the blackboard at school and isn't tall enough to see all the pretty cakes in the display case at the bakery.$17.95ISBN: 9781561458486Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Peachtree Publishers - October 1st, 2018
Ebenezer collects words. But it's hard to find someone who shares his passion.
No one seems to understand Ebenezer's word collections, but his efforts are finally appreciated when he meets Fitzgerald. Fitzgerald doesn't have a word collection--but he does have lots of ideas. Together, they can make stories.$18.99ISBN: 9780316431248Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 2nd, 2018
In this remarkable author-illustrator debut that's perfect for fans of Last Stop on Market Street and Extra Yarn as well as for the Thanksgiving season, a generous woman is rewarded by her community.$16.95ISBN: 9781454927037Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Sterling Children's Books - October 2nd, 2018
What do young superheroes do when they've blundered and bungled? They don't get mad; they get SMART This fun follow-up to Even Superheroes Have Bad Days teaches kids another humorous lesson in overcoming adversity.$14.95ISBN: 9783791373614Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Prestel Junior - October 2nd, 2018
Oskar the raven is back, and this time the beloved young bird is finding out all the things he can do.$17.99ISBN: 9780316448840Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 2nd, 2018
Meet Monique! In this true story, online phenomenon Guirec Soudée shares his adventures both unbelievable and heartwarming, sailing around the world with his brave, affectionate red hen, Monique.$17.99ISBN: 9780062689771Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Balzer + Bray - October 2nd, 2018
A charming companion to Little Penguin Gets the Hiccups and Little Penguin and the Lollipop, Little Penguin Stays Awake is a funny bedtime tale that invites the reader to jump in and play along.
Little Penguin has one wish—he wants to fly just like all the other birds!$17.99ISBN: 9780062846624Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: HarperCollins - October 2nd, 2018
Drew and Jonathan Scott, New York Times bestselling authors and hosts of the Emmy-nominated hit HGTV show Property Brothers, bring their winning blend of imagination, humor, and can-do know-how to their first picture book.$17.99ISBN: 9781101934821Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Schwartz & Wade - October 2nd, 2018
In this lyrical read-aloud filled with rhythm and rhyme and illustrated by Caldecott Honor winner Brian Pinkney, follow a little girl as she dances her way to bedtime.
Mama says, "Lollipop, stop! Stop!
Jumping snapping nonstop."
Arms and shoulders pop 'n' lock.
Lollie's dancing hip-hop.$14.99ISBN: 9781419731655Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Harry N. Abrams - October 2nd, 2018$15.95ISBN: 9780571312191Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Faber & Faber Children's - October 4th, 2018
'No breath of wind, No gleam of sun Still the white snow Whirls softly down'
As the day draws to a close, a family prepares for Christmas - decorating the tree, hanging stockings by the fire, putting out a plate of mince pies... Outside, the world turns to white.$16.99ISBN: 9781580897952Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Charlesbridge - October 2nd, 2018
Told in rhyming couplets, Octopus Escapes is a story that keeps up with Octopus and a security guard who is outsmarted at every turn. A sure bet for read-aloud fun, this entertaining maraud through the amphibious exhibits also includes fun facts about cephalopods. This fun fanciful story is shored up with real information about octopuses and depicts how they move and sneak.$16.99ISBN: 9781771387965Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Kids Can Press - October 2nd, 2018
There are lots of things Duncan likes about bedtime --- the stories, the pajamas, the bubblegum-flavored toothpaste ... The only thing he doesn't like is going to sleep. And he'll do anything he can to avoid it. Until one day, Duncan's mom has had enough of his stalling. ?Try counting sheep,? she tells him. So, he does. At first, it's kind of fun.$16.99ISBN: 9781486714643Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Flowerpot Press - October 2nd, 2018
The world and all its wonder is explored in this beautiful picture book featuring lovely prose and clever illustrations that depict how the world became the beautiful and bright place we love.$18.99ISBN: 9780062668271Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Greenwillow Books - September 25th, 2018
New York Times–bestselling and Caldecott Medalist Kevin Henkes follows five joyful elephants as they march from dawn to dusk. Where are they going? Read and find out!
This engaging picture book is just right for the youngest reader and is a perfect choice for story time and bedtime sharing.$17.99ISBN: 9781524772031Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Random House Books for Young Readers - September 25th, 2018
Penguins aren't the only animals with problems. . . . A second hilarious collaboration from picture-book superstars Lane Smith and Jory John!
Can you guess what's making this giraffe self-conscious? Could it be . . . HIS ENORMOUS NECK?? Yes, it's exactly that--how on earth did you figure it out?$17.99ISBN: 9781328850935Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Clarion Books - September 25th, 2018Soothing bedtime reading, this reassuring and magical evocation of nighttime encourages imaginative exploration and marks the debut of a talented poet and illustrator picture-book pair.
When a little boy opens the Night Box, darkness swoops out, a fox uncurls, and a thousand stars sparkle and shine.$17.99ISBN: 9780062651969Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Greenwillow Books - September 25th, 2018
A beautiful, lyrical picture book about a father, his daughter, and her imaginary friend raking leaves on a crisp fall day.
With gorgeous pictures by E. B. Goodale, the illustrator of the acclaimed Windows, this book about family, fatherhood, friendship, and imagination is perfect for story time and bedtime sharing all year round.$16.95ISBN: 9781454928119Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Sterling Children's Books - September 4th, 2018
Our favorite breakfast food friends are back and all bready for their next adventure Can they save the fridge before all the food is iced? It's mission . . . defrostable.
"And now with the two of you out of the fold,
I've got my revenge and I'm serving it cold "$16.99ISBN: 9781849766043Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Tate - September 25th, 2018$17.99ISBN: 9781338150407Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Orchard Books - September 25th, 2018My wishes for you are many. But the top of the wishes: I want you to be you. And wherever you go, I hope you will always remember the YOU that you are right now.
$17.99ISBN: 9780316561501Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 25th, 2018
A child reminds everyone to embrace their own special something in this joyful expression of self-love.$17.99ISBN: 9781250047496Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Feiwel & Friends - September 25th, 2018
Matthew Cordell, Caldecott Medal-winning author and illustrator of Wolf in the Snow, delivers yet another warm and delightful picture book in King Alice.$17.99ISBN: 9781328973412Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Clarion Books - September 18th, 2018Despite big differences, a gap between friends can be bridged by sharing in this boldly illustrated tale of a boy who says he's a bear and a bear who says he's a boy.
A very small boy in a bear suit and a very large bear in a boy suit share the fun of pretending, adventuring in the woods, and a honey sandwich next to a warm fire on a cold day.$17.99ISBN: 9780316483018Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 18th, 2018
Calling all daredevils! It's time to play CRASH, SPLASH, OR MOO! in this boisterous picture book with all the excitement of a game show.$17.99ISBN: 9780399171154Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - September 18th, 2018
Opposites Mei and Wei may be small, but when they work together they are mighty enough to face a dragon.$17.99ISBN: 9781499807417Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: little bee books - September 18th, 2018
Penguin wants to fly like other birds, but he has trouble doing so when he tries!
Penguin is confused because he has wings and can flap, waddle, and leap like other birds, but he lands flat on his stomach when he tries to fly. When Penguin asks his dad why he can't fly, his father tells him that penguins swim. But Penguin doesn't want to accept this!$17.99ISBN: 9781624145797Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Page Street Kids - September 18th, 2018
When a song whispers in Khalida's ear late one night, she is determined to catch it. But the next day, no matter how hard she tries, bad timing and a busy schedule get in the way of her creative pursuit. Khalida longs for time to sit at the piano and make her own music and refuses to give up on her quest. When she finally succeeds, we discover the power of a captivating melody.$16.99ISBN: 9781486714667Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Flowerpot Press - September 12th, 2018
Sometimes things aren't always what they seem... sometimes they are better. When a young explorer comes upon a dragon he quickly learns he shouldn't jump to conclusions. This is no ordinary dragon. This is a Peace Dragon and she is spreading a message of peace the whole world should hear.$16.99ISBN: 9780763662387Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Candlewick - September 11th, 2018
With lyrical narration and elegant, evocative artwork, Newbery Medalist Karen Hesse and illustrator G. Brian Karas share the nighttime experience of a father and child.$16.95ISBN: 9781454932956Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Sterling Children's Books - September 11th, 2018
It's not always easy to pick the right dog Which one will find its perfect home? An endearing story about an adorable but overlooked pup--and his dream of getting adopted.$15.99ISBN: 9781536200317Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Candlewick - September 11th, 2018
It has a bent bucket seat, bashed tin-can handlebars, and wood-cut wheels — and riding the patchwork bike that you and your crazy brothers made is the best fun in the whole village.$17.99ISBN: 9781624145773Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Page Street Kids - September 11th, 2018
This story tackles the familiar feeling of being in someone's shadow—in a hilarious and endearing way. Readers will be able to relate to Oliver as he stretches his limbs in winter, lifts logs in spring, soaks up the sun in summer, and munches on mulch in autumn, trying to grow big enough to be noticed.$17.95ISBN: 9781911171539Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Flying Eye Books - September 11th, 2018
"With its warm palette and gentle scenes of the worried child being comforted, this book could function as a sequel to Sanna's astounding debut picture book, The Journey, which recounted a family's dangerous flight from their home in a war zone.