New Children's Picture Books

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Hermelin the detective mouse by Grey, Mini.

Hermelin the detective mouse

A mouse with typewriting skills secretly helps the people of Offley Street find lost items, and eventually saves the day.

Aug 21, 2014
Harry and the monster by Mongredien, Sue.

Harry and the monster

"One night, a monster stomps into Harry's dreams. The next day, Harry is scared to go to sleep. 'If he comes back, just imagine him with pink pants on his head,' suggests Mom. 'He won't be scary then!' But can Mom's clever plan possibly work?"--

Aug 21, 2014
Happy birthday, Mrs. Millie! by Cox, Judy.

Happy birthday, Mrs. Millie!

Students surprise their beloved but silly teacher with a birthday party, giving her ample opportunity to make them laugh by mixing up her words.

Aug 21, 2014
Happy birthday, Mrs. Millie! by Cox, Judy.

Happy birthday, Mrs. Millie!

Students surprise their beloved but silly teacher with a birthday party, giving her ample opportunity to make them laugh by mixing up her words.

Aug 17, 2014
Go to Sleep, Little Farm by Ray, Mary Lyn/ Neal, Christopher Silas (ILT)/ Barr, Stephen

Go to Sleep, Little Farm

Aug 21, 2014
Forget me not by Van Laan, Nancy.

Forget me not

Young Julia comes to terms with the changes in her beloved grandmother, whose Alzheimer's Disease makes it hard for her to remember people and things.

Aug 21, 2014
Flashlight by Boyd, Lizi, 1953- author.

Flashlight

In this story without words, a boy explores the woods after dark with a flashlight.

Aug 21, 2014
Flashlight by Boyd, Lizi, 1953- author.

Flashlight

In this story without words, a boy explores the woods after dark with a flashlight.

Aug 14, 2014
First day at Zoo School by Dillard, Sarah, 1961- author, illustrator.

First day at Zoo School

"On the first day of school, vivacious Amanda the Panda meets anxious Alfred the Alligator. But when Amanda decides that Alfred would be the perfect best friend for her, the difference in their temperaments leads to hurt feelings"--

Aug 21, 2014
Firebird by Copeland, Misty.

Firebird

American Ballet Theater soloist Misty Copeland encourages a young ballet student, with brown skin like her own, by telling her that she, too, had to learn basic steps and how to be graceful when she was starting out, and that some day, with practice and dedication, the little girl will become a firebird, too. Includes author's note about dancers who led her to find her voice.

Aug 16, 2014
Fiona's Lace by Polacco, Patricia/ Polacco, Patricia (ILT)

Fiona's Lace

Aug 16, 2014
Eric's big day - a bicycle race unlike any other by Waters, Rod.

Eric's big day - a bicycle race unlike any other

A little boy named Eric rides his bicycle through his village to join his friend Emily for a picnic. As Eric pedals from his house, his trip is slowed as he aids wayward bike riders using helpful items from his backpack. The faster he rides to meet Emily, the more delays he encounters, until he tears off in a burst of speed. The cheers of a crowd surprise Eric; he has won a bike race! But where oh where is Emily?

Aug 21, 2014
Elmer and the monster by McKee, David.

Elmer and the monster

"There is pandemonium in the jungle. A strange roaring sounds sends the animals stampeding, convinced it's a monster. But all is not as it seems. Only Elmer the patchwork elephant is brave enough to investigate, and what he discovers comes as quite a surprise"--

Aug 16, 2014
Elephantantrum! by Shields, Gillian.

Elephantantrum!

"Ellie has everything, but she wants more. She wants an elephant. And she won't eat or sleep or brush her hair until she gets one! But when she finally gets her wish, the elephant decides to teach Ellie a thing or two about manners"--

Aug 21, 2014
Edda - a little Valkyrie's first day of school by Auerbach, Adam, author, illustrator.

Edda - a little Valkyrie's first day of school

Edda, the littlest Valkyrie, leaves the magical land of Asgard to attend school in hopes of making a friend her own age, but feels like an outcast until she finds her courage and learns that being different makes her special.

Aug 17, 2014
Draw! by Colon, Raul/ Colon, Raul (ILT)

Draw!

Aug 16, 2014
Down by the bay by Raffi.

Down by the bay

In this song, two children imagine their mothers asking, "Did you ever see a goose kissing a moose, a fly wearing a tie, or llamas eating their pajamas down by the bay?" On board pages.

Aug 14, 2014
Doug unplugs on the farm by Yaccarino, Dan.

Doug unplugs on the farm

"Doug the robot takes a hands-on approach to learning about farm life when the family car gets stuck in a ditch on the way to visit the grandbots"--

Aug 21, 2014
Doggy Dog by Raschka, Christopher

Doggy Dog

Aug 16, 2014
Dog and Bear - tricks and treats by Seeger, Laura Vaccaro.

Dog and Bear - tricks and treats

"Dog and Bear are back in three new stories, all with a Halloween theme"--

Aug 18, 2014