New Children's Picture Books

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The king of the birds by Macam, Acree Graham, author. The king of the birds

"Young Flannery collects birds of every type she can find. But when she brings home a peacock to be the king of her collection, he refuses to show off his colourful tail"--Front jacket flap.

Dec 3, 2016
The grizzly bear who lost his grrrrr! by Biddulph, Rob, author, illustrator. The grizzly bear who lost his grrrrr!

Each year, for as long as the forest has stood, a contest is held for the bears of the wood... Fred is the champion. He's the best. But being the best takes time and training, especially when it comes to having the loudest growl. Then, one morning, disaster strikes -- Fred's GRRRRR is gone! Oh, no! Will Fred find his GRRRRR and realize that there's more to life than being a winner?

Dec 3, 2016
The Great North Woods by Heinz, Brian J., 1946- author. The Great North Woods

"In the northeastern region known as the Great North Woods, day dawns with quivering Aspens, waters teem with life, forests prowl with predators, and nature is celebrated in rhyme"--Provided by publisher.

Dec 3, 2016
The gingerbread man loose at the zoo by Murray, Laura, 1970- The gingerbread man loose at the zoo

When the gingerbread man gets separated from his class during a field trip to the zoo, he uses his teacher's animal scavenger hunt clues to find his way back to them.

Dec 3, 2016
The fox who ate books by Biermann, Franziska, 1970- author, illustrator. The fox who ate books

No one enjoys books more than Mr. Fox. He can never get enough! He even sells his furniture to buy more books, which he devours. Literally! Still, his stomach constantly growls and just can't be filled, so he goes out on the prowl. But soon his appetite for reading lands him in big trouble.

Dec 2, 2016
The cat from Hunger Mountain by Young, Ed, author, illustrator. The cat from Hunger Mountain

Lord Cat lives a lavish lifestyle until drought strikes Hunger Mountain, but when he goes to seek sustenance, he finds much more than food.

Dec 3, 2016
The bear who wasn't there by Pham, LeUyen, author, illustrator. The bear who wasn't there

A picture book inviting readers to join the search for a missing bear.

Dec 2, 2016
Seasons of the bear - a Yosemite story by Wadsworth, Ginger, author. Seasons of the bear - a Yosemite story

Bear's babies are growing fast! One cub jabs the other with his nose. Wham! Whack! They pounce on each other and roll on the ground. They try to jump on Bear. She grumbles gently. Grrrr"--Page [4] of cover.

Dec 3, 2016
Schnitzel - a cautionary tale for lazy louts by Shaw, Stephanie, author. Schnitzel - a cautionary tale for lazy louts

Lazy Schnitzel is apprenticed to a famous wizard, and when a salesman selling vacuum cleaners offers to help clean house, Schnitzel accepts, but finds trouble when he realizes the salesman is a vampire.

Dec 2, 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
Polka dots for Poppy by Schwartz, Amy, author, illustrator. Polka dots for Poppy

"Three sisters help their youngest sibling get the polka-dotted clothing that they can't find in any stores"--

Dec 2, 2016
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
Panda pants by Davies, Jacqueline, 1962- author. Panda pants

Panda wants to wear pants, but father Panda does not agree.

Dec 2, 2016
Never follow a dinosaur by Latimer, Alex, author. Never follow a dinosaur

"Sally and Joe are convinced that the mysterious footprints they have discovered must belong to a dinosaur"--

Dec 2, 2016
Nara and the island by Ungureanu, Dan, 1981- author, illustrator. Nara and the island

A lonely girl who lives on a very small island longs to go the other island that seems more green and interesting than her home.

Dec 3, 2016
My turn! by Rankin, Laura, author, illustrator. My turn!

Best friends Pammy and Wyatt argue because Pammy always gets her way, but after shooting baskets with her older brother, she is ready to give Wyatt a turn.

Dec 2, 2016
My family is forever by Carlson, Nancy L. My family is forever

A young girl recounts how she came to be part of an adoptive family.

Dec 3, 2016
My dream dog by Howard, Arthur, author, illustrator. My dream dog

"A young pet owner knows lots about his dog, from what makes him growl to when he is dreaming. But what does his dog dream about?"--

Dec 3, 2016
Monster trucks by Denise, Anika, author. Monster trucks

Readers will delight in this lively read-aloud story with a clever and surprising twist at the end--perfect for Halloween and year round! Ready, set, go! The monster truck race is on in this frightfully delightful picture book. On a spooky speedway, Monster Trucks moan! Monster Trucks grumble! Monster Trucks groan! Join Frankentruck, Zombie Truck, Ghost Truck, and more as they race to the finish line. But one of these trucks isn't quite who you think.

Dec 2, 2016
Mervin the sloth is about to do the best thing in the world by Venable, Colleen A. F., author. Mervin the sloth is about to do the best thing in the world

Mervin the Sloth is about to do the best thing in the world. Can you guess what it is? "Flying!" says the bird. "Gazelling!" says the gazelle. "Digging!" says the prairie dog. Hurry up, Mervin! But Mervin moves so slowly. Are you patient enough to wait? No? Turn the page!

Dec 3, 2016