New Children's Picture Books

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Skunk on a String by Lam, Thao (ILT)

Skunk on a String

Feb 10, 2016
Puddle by Yum, Hyewon.


"A mother and son use their imagination to have fun on a rainy day"--

Feb 10, 2016
Stories from Bug Garden by Moser, Lisa/ Millward, Gwen (ILT)

Stories from Bug Garden

Feb 10, 2016
The sleepy songbird by Barton, Suzanne, author, illustrator.

The sleepy songbird

Peep is feeling sad about not being awake early enough to audition for the lovely Dawn Chorus when he meets a fellow nightingale and learns something important about himself.

Feb 10, 2016
A dog day by Rand, Emily, author, illustrator.

A dog day

Welcome to a day in the life of a friendly terrier. He just wants to go to the park with his friends to play ball, but his owner has other ideas. Complemented by stylish pen and ink drawings, this charming debut from up-and-coming illustrator Emily Rand is a warm and witty take on the toddler's experience of having to wait for grownups when they'd rather be having fun.

Feb 10, 2016
Let's be enemies. by Udry, Janice May.

Let's be enemies.

John gives the reasons why he and James are no longer friends, but finds it hard to remain enemies.

Feb 10, 2016
Virgil & Owen stick together by Bogan, Paulette, author, illustrator.

Virgil & Owen stick together

"Owen the polar bear and Virgil the penguin both love going to school... just in different ways. Eager Virgil likes to learn as much as he can, as quickly as possible. Owen likes to savor each moment as he counts and writes and tells stories. So when Virgil rushes Owen a bit too much one day, their friendship is suddenly on thin ice. Can Virgil exercise some patience and appreciate his friend's point of view?"--

Feb 10, 2016
Dinosaur farm by Preston-Gannon, Frann, author, illustrator.

Dinosaur farm

It's hard work being a farmer--and even harder running a DINOSAUR FARM! Children will love spending a day on this vibrant farm, filled with appealing prehistoric creatures of every shape and size. They'll follow the farmer from dawn till dusk, through feedings, cleanings, baby hatchings, and finally to a sweet bedtime nighty-night. Who knew dinosaurs could be so cuddly? With clever dino-touches throughout, Frann Preston-Gannon's picture book will become a perennial favorite.

Feb 10, 2016
Library day by Rockwell, Anne F., author.

Library day

Beloved author Anne Rockwell celebrates books, the love of reading, and of course, libraries, with a gorgeous new picture book about a child's first visit to the library! One day, a young boy visits the library for the very first time. While he's there he listens to stories, reads books and magazines, and learns that there are also movies, crafts, chess, and puppet shows--something for everyone! With simple, lyrical text and bright illustrations that jump off the page, Library Day brings the joy

Feb 10, 2016
The wonderful fluffy little squishy by Alemagna, Béatrice, author.

The wonderful fluffy little squishy

Eddie is five and a half and things she is the only one in her family without a special talent. So when she hears her sister say "birthday-Mommy-fluffy-little-squishy," she worries that her sister will give Mom the better present.

Feb 10, 2016
My two blankets by Kobald, Irena, author.

My two blankets

Cartwheel has arrived in a new country, and feels the loss of all she's ever known. She creates a safe place for herself under an "old blanket" made out of memories and thoughts of home. But when she meets a new friend, the relationship helps her take her first steps into a new culture, and Cartwheel begins to weave a "new blanket," one of friendship and a renewed sense of belonging.

Feb 10, 2016
The moon jumpers by Udry, Janice May.

The moon jumpers

Features simple text that describes a cool, moonlit night and a group of children who meet outside to dance in the grass and play tag while the wind blows gently around them.

Feb 10, 2016
Super Jumbo by Koehler, Fred, author, illustrator.

Super Jumbo

Little Jumbo works tirelessly to be a superhero in his neighborhood, although not everyone appreciates his crime fighting techniques.

Feb 10, 2016
Toshi's little treasures by Robert, Nadine, 1971-

Toshi's little treasures

Feb 10, 2016
There's a Giraffe in My Soup by Burach, Ross/ Burach, Ross (ILT)

There's a Giraffe in My Soup

Feb 10, 2016
When Andy met Sandy by DePaola, Tomie, 1934- author, illustrator.

When Andy met Sandy

When Andy and Sandy first meet at the playground, they are cautious of one another, but soon find a way to become friends.

Feb 10, 2016
The white cat and the monk - a retelling of the poem "Pangur Bán" by Bogart, Jo Ellen, author.

The white cat and the monk - a retelling of the poem "Pangur Bán"

After spending a night studying his books, a monk reflects on his life and finds that he and his cat live equally simple lives, both in constant pursuit.

Feb 10, 2016
Violet and Victor write the most fabulous fairy tale by Kuipers, Alice, 1979-

Violet and Victor write the most fabulous fairy tale

Twins Violet and Victor write a fairy tale together, with Violet contributing a castle, a princess, and unicorns and Victor adding a fairy tale-hating witch and a bevy of Australian animals.

Feb 10, 2016
Rock-a-bye romp by Ashman, Linda, author.

Rock-a-bye romp

"A beloved lullaby comes to new life when Baby falls out of the treetop and into a rollicking adventure!"--Back cover

Feb 10, 2016
Nanuk the ice bear by Winter, Jeanette, author, illustrator.

Nanuk the ice bear

At the top of the world, a polar bear hunts, swims, courts, raises cubs, and worries as they go off on their own.

Feb 10, 2016