New Children's Picture Books

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The sleeping gypsy by Gerstein, Mordicai, author, illustrator.

The sleeping gypsy

"An imagined story about Henri Rousseau's famous painting tells why a lion and a gypsy are in the painting and a lizard, a rabbit, a turtle, and other animals are not"--

Jul 25, 2016
The seven princesses by Coh, Smiljana.

The seven princesses

Once upon a time, there were seven princess sisters who did everything together, from horseback riding to jumping in royal leaf piles to throwing legendary pin~ata parties. But one day, they had the biggest fight in the entire history of princess fighting. There was no worse sound than the sound of this fight. Will the sisters ever find a way to fill their kingdom with sounds of laughter and playing again? Princesses of all sizes will royally delight in this modern-day fairy tale of sibling riva

Jul 22, 2016
The red apple by Oral, Feridun, author, illustrator.

The red apple

"On a cold winter's day, Rabbit leaves his burrow in search of food, but all he can find is a single red apple hanging far out of reach. Maybe his friend Mouse can help get it down for him. But Mouse can't climb that high. Nor can their friend Fox manage to reach it. It isn't until they accidentally wake Bear from her slumber that they all find a way to work together and fill their bellies"--Dust jacket flap.

Jul 21, 2016
The pros and cons of being a frog by DeGennaro, Sue, author, illustrator.

The pros and cons of being a frog

A shy boy becomes friends with an unusual girl after she suggests that he dress as a frog, but his frustration when they work on his costume chases her away.

Jul 25, 2016
The not so quiet library by OHora, Zachariah, author.

The not so quiet library

"Oskar and and his bear Theodore must save the day when an angry monster barges into the library ... and thinks it's an all-you-can-eat buffet!"--

Jul 25, 2016
The mixed-up truck by Savage, Stephen, 1965- author, illustrator.

The mixed-up truck

"A little cement mixer learns that making mistakes isn't always a bad thing in this vehicle book"--

Jul 25, 2016
The girl with the parrot on her head by Hirst, Daisy, author.

The girl with the parrot on her head

"When Isabel's best friend, Simon, moves away, she is angry and lonely and decides it's better to be by herself. But when she faces a new problem, will Chester, a boy who has a way with umbrellas and tape, be able to help?"--

Jul 25, 2016
The forgetful knight by Robinson, Michelle (Michelle Jane), 1977-

The forgetful knight

"A forgetful narrator tries to tell the tale of a knight's duel with a dragon, and remembers a very important thing along the way"--

Jul 25, 2016
The class by Ashburn, Boni, author.

The class

"Twenty young students, some eager, some nervous, some grumpy, prepare for their very first day of kindergarten"--

Jul 25, 2016
The Black and White Factory by Telchin, Eric, author.

The Black and White Factory

Panda, Zebra, and Penguin invite the reader to tour a factory where messes, color, and surprises are forbidden but an accident occurs and the reader must help clean it up.

Jul 25, 2016
That stinks! - a punny show-and-tell by Katz, Alan.

That stinks! - a punny show-and-tell

Show and Tell in Mrs. Mueller's classroom is full of wordplay--though not intentionally.

Jul 25, 2016
Ten little fingers, two small hands by Dempsey, Kristy, author.

Ten little fingers, two small hands

Toddlers enjoy delicious treats as they help the reader learn to count to ten.

Jul 25, 2016
Ten hungry pigs by Anderson, Derek, 1969- author, illustrator.

Ten hungry pigs

In this rhyming, counting book, ten pigs build a very strange sandwich--until a wolf comes along and sends them running.

Jul 22, 2016
T. L. C. by Clark, M. H, author.

T. L. C.

When mommy is too tired to play and says she needs some T.L.C., a young girl not understanding what that means comes up with some humorous ideas to help her mother.

Jul 25, 2016
Superhero instruction manual by Dempsey, Kristy, author.

Superhero instruction manual

A little boy who is disappointed by the seven steps in his Superhero Instruction Guide gets a glimpse of true heroism.

Jul 22, 2016
Super Bugs by Meadows, Michelle, author.

Super Bugs

In rhyming text, the Super Bugs buzz all over town, rescuing other insects in danger.

Jul 25, 2016
Still a gorilla by Norman, Kim, author.

Still a gorilla

Willy the Gorilla imitates the other animals at the zoo, but despite pretending he remains always a gorilla.

Jul 25, 2016
Still a gorilla by Norman, Kim, author.

Still a gorilla

Willy the Gorilla imitates the other animals at the zoo, but despite pretending he remains always a gorilla.

Jul 24, 2016
Splashdance by Starin, Liz, author.

Splashdance

"Ursula, a bear, and Ricardo, a human, are preparing for the water ballet competition. But a new regulation at the community pool--no bears--leaves Ursula cut from the contest. Luckily, she encounters a group of undaunted animal swimmers at a local pond, and Ursula and her new team figure out a way to participate in the competition and make sure everyone is welcome at the pool once and for all"-- Provided by publisher.

Jul 22, 2016
Sophie's squash go to school by Miller, Pat Zietlow, author.

Sophie's squash go to school

On her very first day of school, Sophie is reluctant to make friends with the other children, preferring to play with two squash she grew in her garden--but when a particularly persistent boy named Steven gives her a packet of seeds as an apology for accidentally ripping her picture, she realizes that it just takes time to grow a friend.

Jul 25, 2016