New Children's Picture Books

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Groundhog's day off by Pearlman, Robb, author.

Groundhog's day off

Tired of being asked only about the weather, a sensitive groundhog decides to take a vacation right before the big day in February.

Jun 24, 2016
Elmer and the hippos by McKee, David.

Elmer and the hippos

When hippopotamuses come to live at the elephants' river, Elmer finds out why they have come and enlists his friends to help them make things better.

Jun 24, 2016
With Dad, it's like that by Brun-Cosme, Nadine, author.

With Dad, it's like that

"When Mom's at the movies, Dad is in charge of bath time, dinnertime, and bedtime. Nothing is quite right--but maybe that's not so bad"--

Jun 24, 2016
The two Tims by Elliott, David, 1947- author.

The two Tims

Two Tims. Best friends. Forever?

Jun 24, 2016
Veronica on Petunia's farm by Duvoisin, Roger, 1900-1980.

Veronica on Petunia's farm

When Veronica the hippopotamus arrives at Petunia's farm, the animals object to her ways and looks until she gets sick, at which time they decide they like her after all.

Jun 25, 2016
The perfect dog by O'Malley, Kevin, 1961- author, illustrator.

The perfect dog

"A girl tries to pick the perfect dog for her, but in the end, the right dog picks her"--

Jun 25, 2016
Kindergarten Is Cool! by Marshall, Linda Elovitz/ Chatterton, Chris (ILT)

Kindergarten Is Cool!

Jun 27, 2016
School's first day of school by Rex, Adam, author.

School's first day of school

"It's the first day of school at Frederick Douglass Elementary and everyone's just a little bit nervous, especially the school itself"--

Jun 27, 2016
The storyteller by Turk, Evan, author, illustrator.

The storyteller

In a time of drought in the Kingdom of Morocco, a storyteller and a boy weave a tale to thwart a Djinn and his sandstorm from destroying their city.

Jun 27, 2016
Super Bugs by Meadows, Michelle, author.

Super Bugs

In rhyming text, the Super Bugs buzz all over town, rescuing other insects in danger.

Jun 27, 2016
Lailah's lunchbox - a Ramadan story by Faruqi, Reem, author.

Lailah's lunchbox - a Ramadan story

Now that she is ten, Lailah is delighted that she can fast during the month of Ramadan like her family and her friends in Abu Dhabi, but finding a way to explain to her teacher and classmates in Atlanta is a challenge until she gets some good advice from the librarian, Mrs. Carman.

Jun 28, 2016
Time for (Earth) School, Dewey Dew by Staub, Leslie/ Mack, Jeff (ILT)

Time for (Earth) School, Dewey Dew

Jun 28, 2016
Me and Annie McPhee by Dunrea, Olivier, author.

Me and Annie McPhee

In this cumulative rhyme, a tiny island in the middle of the sea "just big enough for me and Annie McPhee," rapidly becomes very crowded with increasingly larger groups of animals.

Jun 29, 2016
How to eat an airplane by Pearson, Peter, 1980-

How to eat an airplane

Provides instructions for hosting a dinner party, following proper etiquette, at which one serves an airplane, beginning with the cockpit instruments and ending with the tail section. Includes facts about the various parts and how they function.

Jun 29, 2016
The lion inside by Bright, Rachel, author.

The lion inside

A little mouse decides to seek lessons in roaring from the mighty lion--who happens to be afraid of mice--and the two become good friends.

Jun 29, 2016
Life without Nico by Maturana, Andrea, 1969- author.

Life without Nico

Best friends Maia and Nico are inseparable until Nico's family has to move away. Maia then learns how to fill the void with new wonders and friendships.

Jun 29, 2016
Daisy-head Mayzie by Seuss, Dr.

Daisy-head Mayzie

Young Mayzie McGrew becomes a sensation when a daisy grows out of the top of her head, and everyone attempts to get rid of it.

Jun 29, 2016
Come home, Angus by Downes, Patrick, 1968- author.

Come home, Angus

Little Angus wakes up angry, and decides to run away from home when his mother scolds him for being rude--but he is very soon lost, hungry, and more than a little frightened.

Jun 29, 2016
The class by Ashburn, Boni, author.

The class

"Twenty young students, some eager, some nervous, some grumpy, prepare for their very first day of kindergarten"--

Jun 29, 2016
Make way for readers by Sierra, Judy.

Make way for readers

Animal toddlers arrive for storytime with Miss Bingo the flamingo.

Jun 29, 2016