New Picture Books

A colorful collection of the latest picture books.

 

A Hug Is for Holding Me Cover Image
By Lisa Wheeler, Lisk Feng (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781419728266
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Published: Abrams Appleseed - December 11th, 2018

A Hug Is for Holding Me is a sweet, cozy book about love and affection and invites children to engage with the natural world in a fresh, new way. Some hugs are tight and some hugs are snug . . . but guess who gives the BEST hugs?
 


Harold Loves His Woolly Hat Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524764678
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - December 11th, 2018

In this sweet picture book that celebrates selflessness and the joy of helping others, a little bear named Harold loses his beloved woolly hat--only to discover that others need it more.


Love Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780762462124
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Published: Running Press Kids - December 4th, 2018

From award-winning author Stacy McAnulty comes a sweet story about love and what it's really all about.


Is That You, Eleanor Sue? Cover Image
By Tricia Tusa, Tricia Tusa (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250143235
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - December 4th, 2018

Saturdays are dress-up days when Eleanor Sue

Climbs out the window . . .
Tiptoes over to the front door . . .
And rings the doorbell.

Ding dong.

When her mother answers, she doesn’t see Eleanor Sue. She sees

A cranky old neighbor.
Or a hungry witch.
Or a white-bearded wizard.


Little Owl's Snow Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780670016518
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - December 4th, 2018

Little Owl experiences his first snow and first winter in this perfect follow-up to Little Owl's Night and Little Owl's Day!


Found Cover Image
By Jeff Newman, Larry Day (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534410060
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - November 20th, 2018

A wordless picture book about what we lose, what we find, and what we give back.

Jenn’s beloved dog was lost sometime ago. Long enough that she has given up the search. But she still misses her friend. One day she finds a lost dog. She takes him in and despite a rocky start, she grows to love him. Until she spots his picture on a missing poster.


The Squirrel Manifesto Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534441668
Availability: Backordered at Warehouse
Published: Aladdin - November 20th, 2018

From acclaimed and award-winning financial adviser Ric Edelman comes a modern-day fable in the spirit of The Ant and the Grasshopper that teaches kids—and their parents—the value of spending money, saving for the future, and giving to charity.

Financial habits form early. Children learn by observing a parent’s behavior and through their own experiences.


All Right Already!: A Snowy Story Cover Image
By Jory John, Benji Davies (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062370990
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Published: HarperCollins - November 13th, 2018

From the award-winning creators of Goodnight Already!, I Love You Already!, and Come Home Already!

SNOW DAY! Duck is super excited and can’t wait to play in the snow with his best friend, Bear.


Sleep, My Bunny Cover Image
By Rosemary Wells, Rosemary Wells (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780763692629
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Published: Candlewick - November 13th, 2018

From the treasured creator of Max and Ruby comes a soothing, quintessential lullaby of a book for the very young.

The owls and the crickets are singing together.


Dreamland Cover Image
By Noah Klocek, Noah Klocek (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780763694265
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Published: Candlewick - November 13th, 2018

Bedtime surroundings mingle with dream imagery as a little girl drifts into peaceful slumber.


The Twelve Days of Christmas Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780571338931
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Published: Faber & Faber Childrenas - November 12th, 2018

The ultimate Christmas gift for all ages. A sumptuous, playful and festive re-imagining of everyone's favorite Christmas carol.


Tiger vs. Nightmare Cover Image
By Emily Tetri, Emily Tetri (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781626725355
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Published: First Second - November 6th, 2018

Tiger is a very lucky kid: she has a monster living under her bed. Every night, Tiger and Monster play games until it’s time for lights out. Of course, Monster would never try to scare Tiger—that’s not what best friends do.


Don't Touch My Hair! Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316562584
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 6th, 2018

An entertaining picture book that teaches the importance of asking for permission first as a young girl attempts to escape the curious hands that want to touch her hair.


No Boring Stories! Cover Image
By Julie Falatko, Charles Santoso (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780451476821
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - November 6th, 2018

A group of misfits takes a stand against sweet, cuddly, boring stories in this picture book by the critically acclaimed author of the Snappsy the Alligator series, Julie Falatko.


My Heart Is a Compass Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316561761
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 6th, 2018

In this celebration of the power of imagination, a creative girl on a mission to bring something new to the world becomes a storyteller and inventor of intricately detailed maps.


The Boy and the Giant Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781419733185
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - November 6th, 2018

Dino Cover Image
By Diego Vaisberg, Diego Vaisberg (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781536202809
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Published: Templar - November 6th, 2018

A large egg appears in the backyard. Is it a giant canary? A large lizard? A huge turtle? It's not any of those things. . . . It's a DINOSAUR! Follow a day filled with mayhem and excitement in the life of Dino as he causes havoc in the house, makes new friends, and learns right from wrong (the goldfish is not food!).


Captain's Log: Snowbound Cover Image
By Erin Dionne, Jeffrey Ebbeler (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781580898256
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Published: Charlesbridge - November 6th, 2018

A perfect choice for kids (and parents!) trapped inside on a snow day.

When his Ernest Shackleton report is ironically quashed because of a snowstorm, a school cancellation-celebrating elementary schooler chronicles his adventures at home with hilarious log entries and read-aloud-friendly results.


Princess Hair Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316441223
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 6th, 2018

Now available in paperback, debut author-illustrator Sharee Miller celebrates black hair of different shapes, textures, and styles in this self-affirming picture book.


Princesses with head wraps take long naps.
Princesses with curls wear pearls.
And princesses with teeny-weeny afros wear teeny-weeny bows.


Once Upon a Snowstorm Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780571339280
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Published: Faber & Faber Childrenas - November 1st, 2018

The Snowman meets the Polar Express in this dazzling picture book, sure to be a new holiday classic


Teach Your Giraffe to Ski Cover Image
By Viviane Elbee, Danni Gowdy (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780807577677
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Published: Albert Whitman & Company - November 1st, 2018

Your giraffe wants to learn how to ski—but but not on the bunny hill. She wants to go down the big scary slope! Enjoy this riotous journey as the narrator tries to reign their giraffe in—and learns something about courage along the way.


I Just Like You Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781629798783
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Published: Boyds Mills Press - November 6th, 2018

From the author-illustrator of the award-winning Goose and Bear series comes an endearing picture book about friendship and tolerance for children ages 3-7. A sweet group of young animals shows readers that even though others might look, talk, or walk differently, we can like each other just as we are.


Winter Is Here Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Laura Dronzek (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062747181
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Published: Greenwillow Books - October 30th, 2018

From Caldecott Medalist and Newbery Honor author Kevin Henkes and acclaimed painter Laura Dronzek, the bestselling and award-winning creators of When Spring Comes and In the Middle of Fall, this picture book about winter celebrates the sights, sounds, and smells of the season.


Mr. Pack Rat Really Wants That Cover Image
By Marcus Ewert, Kayla Stark (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781946764256
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Published: Plum Blossom - October 30th, 2018

Mr. Pack Rat is a particularly acquisitive small mammal with a hoarding problem (sound like someone you know?). Through trial and error, he begins to question whether having more things is really the secret to happiness.


Tallulah's Ice Skates Cover Image
By Marilyn Singer, Alexandra Boiger (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780544596924
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Published: Clarion Books - October 30th, 2018

Tallulah heads out into a winter wonderland to go ice skating and finds out that having fun is sometimes more important than being the best, in this new, snowy addition to the popular Tallulah series.

Tallulah is an accomplished ballerina, but she also loves to skate.


Got to Get to Bear's! Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780544948822
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - October 30th, 2018

Bear never asks for anything. So when a letter arrives for the little chipmunk Izzy, urgently requesting her presence, she can’t refuse--even if there is a blizzard on the way!


Once Upon a Snowstorm Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780571339280
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Faber & Faber Childrenas - November 1st, 2018

The Snowman meets the Polar Express in this dazzling picture book, sure to be a new holiday classic


Teach Your Giraffe to Ski Cover Image
By Viviane Elbee, Danni Gowdy (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780807577677
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Albert Whitman & Company - November 1st, 2018

Your giraffe wants to learn how to ski—but but not on the bunny hill. She wants to go down the big scary slope! Enjoy this riotous journey as the narrator tries to reign their giraffe in—and learns something about courage along the way.


The Invisible String Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780316486231
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 30th, 2018

With 400,000 copies sold, this accessible, bestselling picture book phenomenon about the unbreakable connections between loved ones has healed a generation of readers--children and adults alike--and has been updated with new illustrations and an afterword from the author. Now available in paperback for the first time!


The Epic Adventures of Huggie & Stick Cover Image
By Drew Daywalt, David Spencer (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399172762
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Published: Philomel Books - October 23rd, 2018

* "A surefire read-aloud for any wannabe hero." --Booklist (starred review)

From Drew Daywalt, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Day the Crayons Quit, comes a hilarious buddy-comedy picture book starring a grouchy stuffed bunny and a happy-go-lucky stick.


Tomorrow I'll Be Brave Cover Image
By Jessica Hische, Jessica Hische (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524787011
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Published: Penguin Workshop - October 16th, 2018

Journey through the beautifully hand-lettered messages by award-winning illustrator Jessica Hische. This uplifting and positive book - now a New York Times best seller - encourages kids to promise that tomorrow, they will try new things, do their best, and be brave.

Tomorrow I'll be all the things I tried to be today:


Stop That Yawn! Cover Image
By Caron Levis, LeUyen Pham (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481441797
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - October 16th, 2018

Pack your toothbrushes, but leave your pajamas and pillows behind for this one-of-a-kind bedtime story from Ida, Always author Caron Levis and bestselling illustrator LeUyen Pham. And whatever you do…DON’T YAWN!

Gabby Wild has had enough of bedtime.


Mia Moves Out Cover Image
By Miranda Paul, Paige Keiser (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780399553325
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - October 16th, 2018

A sweet sibling story about one fed-up big sister who wants to find a space of her own, perfect for fans of Ashley Spires's The Most Magnificent Thing.


Hello, Monster! Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780500651704
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Thames & Hudson - October 16th, 2018

Parents always tell their children to go play with other children on the playground. When the mother in Hello, Monster tells her son to join another boy in the sandbox while he is happily playing by himself, he rebels.


I Am Not a Fox Cover Image
By Karina Wolf, Chuck Groenink (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780399174506
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - October 23rd, 2018

A curious creature that looks like a fox but acts like a dog sets out to find where he belongs in this charming tale of self-discovery and friendship perfect for fans of Gaston and Not Quite Narwhal.


Everybody's Welcome Cover Image
By Patricia Hegarty, Greg Abbott (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781524771652
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Published: Doubleday Books for Young Readers - October 23rd, 2018

Fans of the New York Times bestseller All Are Welcome will love this a adorable and timely tale about opening a door to those in need, with clever peek-through holes and panoramic pages that beckon young readers inside. 


If You Ever Want to Bring a Pirate to Meet Santa, Don't! (Magnolia Says DON'T! #4) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316466776
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 16th, 2018

The fourth book in the New York Times-bestselling Magnolia Says DON'T! series that started with If You Ever Want to Bring an Alligator to School, Don't! is another loud and cautionary tale of what not to do...when you visit Santa.


Maya Papaya and Her Amigos Play Dress-Up Cover Image
By Susan Middleton Elya, Maria Mola (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781580898034
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Published: Charlesbridge - October 23rd, 2018

In this rhyming celebration of playtime, bilingual Maya Papaya welcomes all four seasons with a flair for dress-up and an inclusion of Spanish words in an English narrative. Strong writing, a spunky protagonist, and themes of playtime and the changing seasons lead to a celebration as Maya Papaya plays dress-up and speaks to her toys in English and Spanish, going on adventures and making


Sun! One in a Billion (Our Universe #2) Cover Image
By Stacy McAnulty, Stevie Lewis (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250199324
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - October 23rd, 2018

From the author of Earth! My First 4.54 Billion Years comes a new picture book about space—
this time starring our Sun!


Carmela Full of Wishes Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399549045
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - October 9th, 2018

An Instant New York Times Bestseller!

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.


Zola's Elephant Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781328886293
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - October 9th, 2018

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.


Quiet Cover Image
By Tomie dePaola, Tomie dePaola (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481477543
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - October 9th, 2018

In this gorgeous and contemplative New York Times bestselling 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


Gator, Gator, Gator! Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062463302
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Published: 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!


Pearl Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316465670
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Published: 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.


The Very Last Castle Cover Image
By Travis Jonker, Mark Pett (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781419725746
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - October 9th, 2018

Just Add Glitter Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481409674
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Published: Beach Lane Books - October 9th, 2018

Is there really such a thing as too much bling?


Made by Maxine Cover Image
By Ruth Spiro, Holly Hatam (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780399186295
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Published: 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.


Best Friends in the Universe Cover Image
By Stephanie Watson, Leuyen Pham (Illustrator), Pham Leuyen (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780545659888
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Published: Orchard Books - October 9th, 2018

Louie 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.


Snow (Four Seasons of Walter de la Mare) Cover Image
By Walter de la Mare, Carolina Rabei (Illustrator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9780571312191
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Published: Faber & Faber Childrenas - 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.


Fire Truck Dreams Cover Image
By Sharon Chriscoe, Dave Mottram (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780762462858
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Published: 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.