New Children's Picture Books

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Yellow copter by Hamilton, K. R. (Kersten R.).

Yellow copter

"A teacher is stuck on a Ferris wheel! Who can save her? WHUP WHUP WHUP...it's Yellow Copter!"--

Jun 2, 2015
Wild by Hughes, Emily (Emily M.), author, illustrator.

Wild

The story of a little girl who has known nothing but nature from birth. Bears taught her to eat, birds to speak, foxes to play; she is unabashedly, irrefutably, irrespressibly Wild. That is, until one day she meets a new animal that looks oddly like her...

Jun 2, 2015
Wild about us! by Beaumont, Karen, author.

Wild about us!

From Elephant's long nose to Kangaroo's huge feet to Monkey's stick-out ears, everyone is worth celebrating, no matter what they look like.

Jun 2, 2015
Wherever you go by Miller, Pat Zietlow, author.

Wherever you go

Illustrations and rhyming text follow a young rabbit as he leaves home on a journey, discovering the joys of different kinds of roads and what they may bring--including a way back home.

May 27, 2015
Where is Pim? by Landström, Lena, author.

Where is Pim?

Pom is playing with Pim, until suddenly Pim disappears! Pom and the dog look everywhere. Where is Pim? A wonderfully simple story for toddlers told with few words, humor, unique illustrations, and heart.

May 27, 2015
Where are my books? by Ohi, Debbie Ridpath, 1962- author, illustrator.

Where are my books?

Spencer loves books and reads one every night, sometimes aloud, then puts the book back in its place, but one morning his favorite book is missing, and the next day another, each replaced by a different object.

Jun 2, 2015
Vincent and the night by Enersen, Adele, author, illustrator.

Vincent and the night

Having decided he does not want to go to sleep, Vincent unravels the blanket of night and transforms it into a cat, a lullaby, and even an elephant before finally giving in and closing his eyes.

Jun 2, 2015
Vegetables in underwear by Chapman, Jared, author, illustrator.

Vegetables in underwear

Illustrations and brief text reveal the wide variety of unmentionables sported by vegetables.

Jun 2, 2015
Under a pig tree - a history of the noble fruit by Palatini, Margie, author.

Under a pig tree - a history of the noble fruit

Using sticky notes, an author tries to convince her publisher that her book is about figs, not pigs, but the wording, illustrations, and even recipes present pigs as growing on trees, and tasty with orange and ginger sauce.

May 29, 2015
Turtle and me by Harris, Robie H., author.

Turtle and me

"This charming story details the beautiful friendship between a boy and his plush toy turtle. Turtle and Me is a charming story about the adventures a little boy has with his cuddly toy turtle. Over the years, Turtle gets covered in spaghetti, splattered by mud, chewed by a puppy, and much more--but the boy still loves him. Turtle has become his security blanket, as well as his best friend. But one day Turtle suffers a horrible rip that the boy can't repair. The boy decides he doesn't need his o

Jun 2, 2015
Troto and the trucks by Shulevitz, Uri, 1935- author, illustrator.

Troto and the trucks

Troto's a happy little car who likes to go places until he drives all the way to Cactusville and meets some big trucks that tease him for being so small.

Jun 2, 2015
Tommy can't stop! by Federle, Tim, author.

Tommy can't stop!

Tommy's worn out his parents and sister with his bouncing, clomping, and leaping, but when they convince him to try tap dancing, he finds it the perfect outlet for his energy.

Jun 2, 2015
This is Sadie by O'Leary, Sara, author.

This is Sadie

"Sadie is a small girl with a big imagination. She likes to make and do and be lots of different things. Maybe you're a bit like her?"--Jacket.

Jun 2, 2015
There's no such thing as little by Pham, LeUyen, author, illustrator.

There's no such thing as little

Reveals how things that seem little are actually very important, such as a little light that is really a welcoming light, or a little idea that is actually a fantastic idea.

May 27, 2015
The world in a second by Martins, Isabel Minhós, author.

The world in a second

"Inspired by the question, "What are they doing right at this moment on the other side of the world?" this book focuses on natural and human events happening all over the world in the same second"--

May 27, 2015
The song of Delphine by Kraegel, Kenneth, author, illustrator.

The song of Delphine

A lonely servant girl with no family works in the palace of Queen Theodora, where she is tormented by a spoiled princess and finds comfort by singing and making unexpected friends with giraffes who visit her window.

Jun 2, 2015
The sock thief by Crespo, Ana, 1976- author.

The sock thief

"Brazilian boy Felipe doesn't have a soccer ball. When it's his turn to bring one to school, he uses a little bit of creativity and a few socks borrowed from his neighbors"--

Jun 2, 2015
The potato king by Niemann, Christoph, author.

The potato king

King Fritz, aka Frederick the Great of Prussia, tricks his citizens into enjoying potatoes when he plants a field and has an army of men guard the perimeter.

May 27, 2015
The night before the Fourth of July by Wing, Natasha.

The night before the Fourth of July

In rhyming text based on "The Night Before Christmas," a family, decked in red, white, and blue, heads to the Fourth of July parade, hosts a backyard BBQ with neighbors, dodges an afternoon thundershower, and watches the fireworks show.

Jun 2, 2015
The fly by Horáček, Petr, author, illustrator.

The fly

A funny look at the life of a fly who doesn't quite understand why no one likes him.

Jun 2, 2015