New Children's Picture Books

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Peace is an offering by LeBox, Annette, author. Peace is an offering

Illustrations and simple, rhyming text show different ways that peace can be found, made, and shared.

Dec 8, 2016
Big bear, small mouse by Wilson, Karma, author. Big bear, small mouse

"A big bear and a small mouse discover all of the opposites between their animal friends"--

Dec 8, 2016
The wolf's chicken stew by Kasza, Keiko. The wolf's chicken stew

A hungry wolf's attempts to fatten a chicken for his stewpot have unexpected results.

Dec 5, 2016
The mermaid's purse by Polacco, Patricia, author. The mermaid's purse

Young Stella loves books so much, her books begin to take over the farmhouse. "Why, Stell, you need your own library to hold those books," her pa tells her, so he and the neighbors build her one! She calls it "The Mermaid's Purse," since the midwife said Stella was born in one. Stella opens the Purse to her neighbors and travels around the countryside, sharing her books door-to-door. Not everyone gives them a chance at first, like grouchy Pig Ears Lonsberry. But farmer Dunkle sure changes his mi

Dec 5, 2016
Lost and Found - Adèle & Simon in China by McClintock, Barbara, author. Lost and Found - Adèle & Simon in China

"When Adele and Simon take a tour of China in 1905, Simon misplaces his belongings, one by one ... but they all show up later, revealing their hiding places in Adele's souvenir photographs of the trip"--

Dec 5, 2016
The lines on Nana's face by Ciraolo, Simona, author, illustrator. The lines on Nana's face

"It's granny's birthday, but her little granddaughter wonders why, because of the lines on her face, she looks so worried! But they are simply wrinkles, and grandma is very fond of her lines because they are where she keeps her memories."--Provided by publisher.

Dec 5, 2016
How to track a truck by Eaton, Jason Carter, author. How to track a truck

"A whimsical guide to training a "pet truck" instructs young enthusiasts on how to identify the most compatible truck for one's personality and how to use orange cone lures to secure a loyal vehicle."--

Dec 5, 2016
Goodnight everyone by Haughton, Chris, author, illustrator. Goodnight everyone

The animals in the forest are ready to snuggle up with their families for the night, but Little Bear thinks he can stay awake a while longer.

Dec 5, 2016
Goggles! by Keats, Ezra Jack. Goggles!

Two boys must outsmart the neighborhood bullies before they can enjoy their new treasure, a pair of lensless motorcycle goggles.

Dec 5, 2016
The storybook knight by Docherty, Helen, author. The storybook knight

Ordered by his parents to tame a dragon, a gentle knight who prefers reading to fighting arms himself with a book.

Dec 4, 2016
River Rose and the magical lullaby by Clarkson, Kelly, 1982- author. River Rose and the magical lullaby

Unable to fall asleep, River Rose's mother sings her a lullaby that spins a magical dream of a special day at the zoo with animal friends.

Dec 4, 2016
It is not time for sleeping - (a bedtime story) by Graff, Lisa (Lisa Colleen), 1981- It is not time for sleeping - (a bedtime story)

Bedtime is near, but from the end of dinner until lights are turned off, it is not really time for sleeping until a child receives a special good night wish.

Dec 4, 2016
I used to be a fish by Sullivan, Tom, author, illustrator. I used to be a fish

"A boy is inspired by a pet fish and fueled by imagination to tell a whimsical version of his own life story, which mirrors the process of human evolution."

Dec 4, 2016
I dream of trains by Johnson, Angela, 1961- I dream of trains

The son of a sharecropper dreams of leaving Mississippi on a train with the legendary engineer Casey Jones.

Dec 4, 2016
How do you say? = ¿Como se dice? by Dominguez, Angela N., author, illustrator. How do you say? = ¿Como se dice?

"The story of two giraffes - one English-speaking and one Spanish-speaking - that overcome the language barrier to forge a friendship"--

Dec 4, 2016
Give please a chance by O'Reilly, Bill, author. Give please a chance

"In this illustrated book written by bestselling authors Bill O'Reilly and James Patterson, a collection of artists each contribute a piece of art demonstrating why the word 'please' makes all the difference in the world"--

Dec 4, 2016
You are not a cat! by Flake, Sharon, author. You are not a cat!

Cat thinks Duck should stop meowing and start acting like a duck, but Duck doesn't want to be limited to acting like just one animal.

Dec 3, 2016
You and me and the wishing tree by Tillman, Nancy, author, illustrator. You and me and the wishing tree

We woke up in the usual way, but it was not a usual day. Out on the lawn, plain as could be, stood an orange wishing tree. "I wish!" I said. "I wish!" said you. And so our double wishes grew. Wishes are a magical part of childhood. Whether we wish on stars or blow out candles on a cake, our dreams matter. Nancy Tillman captures the wonder of wishes as only she can, with love.

Dec 3, 2016
The wish tree by Maclear, Kyo, 1970- author. The wish tree

In winter Charles and his trusty toboggan set out to find the wish tree, and along the way he helps to make the wishes of his friends Squirrel, Fox, and Beaver come true.

Dec 3, 2016
Will you be my friend? by Lurie, Susan (Susan L.), author. Will you be my friend?

"A shy mouse searches the forest for a new friend"--

Dec 3, 2016