Tildy's Favorites - Picture Books

Penguin and Pinecone Cover Image
ISBN: 9780802737311
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Published: Bloomsbury USA Childrens - July 22nd, 2014

Geisel Honor-winning author/illustrator Salina Yoon introduces readers to a beloved character in Penguin and Pinecone--a board book about friendship that will warm your heart!

A Visitor for Bear (Bear and Mouse) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780763628079
Availability: Special Order Only
Published: Candlewick - February 26th, 2008

Cheery persistence wears down a curmudgeonly bear in a wry comedy of manners that ends in a most unlikely friendship.

Red: A Crayon's Story Cover Image
By Michael Hall, Michael Hall (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780062252098
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Published: Greenwillow Books - February 3rd, 2015

A blue crayon mistakenly labeled as "red" suffers an identity crisis in this picture book by the New York Times–bestselling creator of My Heart Is Like a Zoo and It's an Orange Aardvark! Funny, insightful, and colorful, Red: A Crayon's Story, by Michael Hall, is about being true to your inner self and following your own path despite obstacles that may c

Good Night, Gorilla Cover Image
ISBN: 9780399230035
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - February 21st, 1996

A must-have board book for all babies.

Good night, Gorilla.
Good night, Elephant.

It's bedtime at the zoo, and all the animals are going to sleep. Or are they? Who's that short, furry guy with the key in his hand and the mischievous grin?

Good night, Giraffe.
Good night, Hyena.

Five Minutes' Peace Cover Image
By Jill Murphy, Jill Murphy (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780399257070
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - March 15th, 2012

Laugh out loud with a story that all toddlers--and their moms!--will know and love!

All Mrs. Large wants is five minutes' peace from her energetic children, so she heads to the bathtub for some well-deserved quiet time. But the kids want Mom to join in their fun, so they follow her wherever she goes!

We Found a Hat Cover Image
By Jon Klassen, Jon Klassen (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780763656003
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Published: Candlewick - October 11th, 2016

Hold on to your hats for the conclusion of the celebrated hat trilogy by Caldecott Medalist Jon Klassen, who gives his deadpan finale a surprising twist.

Rocket Boy Cover Image
ISBN: 9781567925876
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Published: David R. Godine Publisher - October 6th, 2016

What would you do if your doodles became real? If they rose right off the page, turning tangible, and through them you could fly to the moon, discover the deep sea, or visit remote jungles? In Rocket Boy, a bewitchingly wordless black-and-white picture book reminiscent of Harold and the Purple Crayon, one young child explores the boundless reaches of his imagination.

Zoom Cover Image
ISBN: 9780140557749
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Published: Puffin Books - July 1998

As seen on the SERIAL podcast, season 2, episode 1 ("Dustwun")!

Grandfather Twilight Cover Image
ISBN: 9780698113947
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Published: Puffin Books - November 12th, 1996

When day is gone, and shadows begin to deepen, it is time for Grandfather Twilight to close his book, put on his jacket, and go for a walk through the forest.

Those Darn Squirrels! Cover Image
By Adam Rubin, Daniel Salmieri (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780547576817
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Published: Clarion Books - September 6th, 2011

The story of what happens when a grumpy old man and some mischievous squirrels match wits—with hilarious results.

Old Man Fookwire is a grump who only likes to paint pictures of birds that visit his backyard. The problem is, they fly south every winter, leaving him sad and lonely.