New Children's Picture Books

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Outside by Gill, Deirdre, author, illustrator.

Outside

When his brother refuses to come outside, a child plays by himself in the snow and creates an imaginary world.

Nov 23, 2014
The misadventures of Sweetie Pie by Van Allsburg, Chris, author, illustrator.

The misadventures of Sweetie Pie

Sweetie Pie escapes the confines of her hamster cage--and a series of insufferable owners--to find a new home in the wild.

Nov 23, 2014
Mimi and Bear in the snow by Trasler, Janee, author, illustrator.

Mimi and Bear in the snow

Bear is Mimi's constant companion until one busy day, when Bear is not there.

Nov 23, 2014
Lion, lion by Busch, Miriam, author.

Lion, lion

A young boy encounters a lion while trying to find his pet cat--meeting a number of other animals along the way.

Nov 23, 2014
Imani's moon by Brown-Wood, JaNay, author.

Imani's moon

Little Imani of the Maasai people longs to do something great, like touching the moon, but the other children just laugh at her.

Nov 23, 2014
I wanna go home by Orloff, Karen Kaufman, author.

I wanna go home

Through a series of letters, Alex tries to convince his parents that he should not be staying with his grandparents while they are away, but slowly comes to realize that he can have fun, even at Happy Hills Retirement Community.

Nov 23, 2014
Cat & Dog by Foreman, Michael, 1938- author, illustrator.

Cat & Dog

Dog takes care of a trio of kittens when their mother, Cat, gets trapped in a fisherman's van while trying to find breakfast.

Nov 23, 2014
Best friend trouble by Itani, Frances, 1942- author.

Best friend trouble

After a fight with her best friend, Lizzy, Hanna learns how to see things from another person's perspective.

Nov 23, 2014
Is there a dog in this book? by Schwarz, Viviane, author, illustrator.

Is there a dog in this book?

Can cats and dogs share the same turf? Revisit the age-old dilemma with a hide-and-seek romp among furry friends.

Nov 23, 2014
Ten thank-you letters by Kirk, Daniel, author, illustrator.

Ten thank-you letters

While Pig is trying to finish a thank-you note to his grandmother, his best friend Rabbit repeatedly interrupts to borrow supplies for a series of his own notes, thanking all of the special people in their lives.

Nov 23, 2014
Pretty Minnie in Paris by Steel, Danielle.

Pretty Minnie in Paris

In Paris, France, Minnie, a long-haired teacup chihuahua who loves to dress up, gets separated from her fashion-loving owner, Francoise, at a fashion show.

Nov 23, 2014
Edgar's second word by Vernick, Audrey, author.

Edgar's second word

After waiting for her baby brother to arrive, and then waiting for him to learn to talk, Hazel is disappointed in his first word.

Nov 23, 2014
Chik chak Shabbat by Rockliff, Mara, author.

Chik chak Shabbat

Every Saturday in the apartment building, Goldie Simcha welcomes everyone in for her famous cholent and Shabbat meal. What happens when Goldie is feeling too sick on Friday to cook?

Nov 23, 2014
Voyage by Collins, Billy, author.

Voyage

"Voyage is an illustrated poem of fantasy, imagination, and magical transformations. A young boy searching the beach for treasure comes across a sailboat and pushes out to sea. Magically the boat becomes a book, and the little boy finds himself living out its adventure, pirate ship and all, far away in the fantastic world of words...until at last, as evening calms the winds, he returns to shore, pulling the boat behind him onto the sand."--Publisher's website.

Nov 23, 2014
A new friend for Marmalade by Reynolds, Alison, 1962- author.

A new friend for Marmalade

Best friends Ella, Maddy, and Marmalade the cat have different reactions when neighbor Toby comes over to play with them.

Nov 23, 2014
Moody Cow meditates by MacLean, Kerry Lee.

Moody Cow meditates

4 yrs+.

Nov 23, 2014
A hero's journey by Pendergrass, Daphne, adapter.

A hero's journey

"Manolo Sanchez comes from a family of champion bullfighters, but he would rather play music than fight bulls. Manolo Sanchez must find the courage to save his town" -- Provided from publisher,

Nov 23, 2014
The Squickerwonkers by Lilly, Evangeline, 1979- author.

The Squickerwonkers

Nov 23, 2014
Pete the cat and his magic sunglasses by Dean, James, 1957- author, illustrator.

Pete the cat and his magic sunglasses

"Pete the Cat wakes up feeling grumpy--nothing seems to be going his way. But with the help of some magic sunglasses, Pete learns that a good mood has been inside him all along"--

Nov 23, 2014
The sheep go on strike by Dumont, Jean-Francois, 1959- author, illustrator.

The sheep go on strike

When the sheep on a farm go on strike rather than having their warm coats sheared off, the other animals begin taking sides until, at last, a compromise can be reached.

Nov 23, 2014