New Children's Picture Books

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Felix stands tall by Wells, Rosemary, author, illustrator.

Felix stands tall

After performing in the Guinea Pig Jubilee talent show, Felix becomes a target for bullies and must find a way to face them down.

Sep 3, 2015
Elmer and the flood by McKee, David, author, illustrator.

Elmer and the flood

After days of being in a cave with the rest of his herd due to torrential rains, Elmer the patchwork elephant is ready for some time alone, but first he must get help to rescue Young Elephant from an island formed by flood waters.

Sep 3, 2015
A Dog Day by Rand, Emily

A Dog Day

Sep 3, 2015
I'm new here by O'Brien, Anne Sibley, author, illustrator.

I'm new here

Three children from other countries (Somalia, Guatemala, and Korea) struggle to adjust to their new home and school in the United States.

Sep 3, 2015
Friendshape by Rosenthal, Amy Krouse, author.


Sep 3, 2015
Get out of my bath! by Teckentrup, Britta, author, illustrator.

Get out of my bath!

Ellie the elephant's relaxing bath is disrupted by splashing friends, prompting her to suck up all of the water into her trunk until everyone else leaves.

Sep 3, 2015
First grade, here I come! by Johnston, Tony, 1942- author.

First grade, here I come!

Told in verse, a boy encounters first grade--with all its peaks and valleys, but most of all with new friends.

Sep 3, 2015
In the canyon by Scanlon, Elizabeth Garton, author.

In the canyon

Illustrations and simple rhyming text present a child who is hiking with a group into the Grand Canyon, enjoying the wonders of nature--whether a lizard, a picture on the stone, or a glimpse of the moon from the bottom.

Sep 3, 2015
Kindergarten luck by Borden, Louise, author.

Kindergarten luck

After he finds a brand new shiny penny, Theodore has a perfect day in Kindergarten.

Sep 3, 2015
Superman! by Wrecks, Billy.


Simple texts and illustrations introduce young readers to the DC Comic superhero known for generations as Superman!

Sep 3, 2015
Flower power! by Carbone, Courtney.

Flower power!

Batgirl and Wonder Woman take on Poison Ivy when a meteorite with plant powers falls through the roof of Gotham's botanical gardens.

Sep 3, 2015
Mr. Postmouse's rounds by Dubuc, Marianne, 1980- author, illustrator.

Mr. Postmouse's rounds

Mr. Postmouse delivers letters and packages to all of the animals on his route.

Sep 3, 2015
Ladybug Girl and the best ever playdate by Soman, David, author.

Ladybug Girl and the best ever playdate

Lulu is excited to play with the toy that her best friend Finny brings over, but when the toy loses a wheel and fixing it becomes a game in itself, Lulu realizes that it's even better to play with Finny.

Sep 3, 2015
Lenny & Lucy by Stead, Philip Christian.

Lenny & Lucy

"A picture book about moving to a new house and making new friends"--

Sep 3, 2015
The little gardener by Hughes, Emily (Emily M.), author, illustrator.

The little gardener

A little gardener who is not very good at gardening makes a wish for a little help.

Sep 3, 2015
Peanut Butter & Cupcake! by Border, Terry, 1965-

Peanut Butter & Cupcake!

Peanut Butter sets out with his soccer ball to find a friend after moving to a new town, but everyone from Hamburger to Soup seems to be too busy to play.

Sep 3, 2015
Snowy Bear by Mitton, Tony.

Snowy Bear

Tired, cold, and lonely, little Snowy Bear trudges through the woods seeking shelter and finally finds it in a house where a lonely young girl is wishing for a friend.

Sep 3, 2015
Two mice by Ruzzier, Sergio, 1966- author, illustrator.

Two mice

Illustrations and minimal text follow two mice as they set off on an adventure that includes a shipwreck, kidnapping by a bird of prey, a narrow escape, and a moonlit stroll home.

Sep 3, 2015
Waiting by Henkes, Kevin, author, illustrator.


An owl, puppy, bear, bunny, and pig wait for marvelous things to happen.

Sep 3, 2015
Music class today! by Weinstone, David.

Music class today!

A group of toddlers enjoys a lively music class including, at last, one very shy two-year-old boy.

Sep 3, 2015