New Children's Picture Books

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Zombie in Love 2 + 1 by Dipucchio, Kelly/ Campbell, Scott (ILT)

Zombie in Love 2 + 1

Dec 24, 2014
Zeraffa giraffa by Hofmeyr, Dianne, author.

Zeraffa giraffa

Recalls the true story of Zeraffa, a giraffe that was sent as a gift to the King of France in 1827, and her young caretaker as they make their epic journey from Egypt to France.

Dec 24, 2014
Yoda / The Story of a Cat and His Kittens by Stern, Beth Ostrosky, author.

Yoda / The Story of a Cat and His Kittens

Presents the true story of Yoda, a very special cat with a serious heart condition, who takes on the care and protection of some foster kittens, which results a miraculous change in Yoda.

Dec 24, 2014
Winter's coming - a story of seasonal change by Thornhill, Jan, author.

Winter's coming - a story of seasonal change

When Lily, a young snowshoe hare, hears that winter is coming, she does not know what to expect, even as the other animals explain what they do to cope with the change of seasons, although, they note, snowshoe hares do not need to do the same.

Dec 24, 2014
Where is the rocket? by Ziefert, Harriet.

Where is the rocket?

Illustrations and spare text take the reader on a journey in perspective that follows a rocket's travels from a child's bedroom to outer space and home again, emphasizing such concepts as near and far, above and below, middle, front, and back.

Dec 24, 2014
What forest knows by Lyon, George Ella, 1949-

What forest knows

Follows the changing seasons in a forest as trees and animals are nourished and are dependent on each other.

Dec 24, 2014
Violet and Victor write the best-ever bookworm book by Kuipers, Alice, 1979-

Violet and Victor write the best-ever bookworm book

When Violet decides to write a book, she insists that her twin brother help because he has good ideas, but Victor would rather count his pet worms.

Dec 24, 2014
Unnatural selections by Edwards, Wallace, author, illustrator.

Unnatural selections

A traveling artist presents his renditions of such mixed-up creatures as a hawkodile, tyrabbosaurus rex, and catfish.

Dec 24, 2014
Two little gardeners by Brown, Margaret Wise, 1910-1952.

Two little gardeners

Two young gardeners plant vegetable seeds in the spring, watch over the plants as they grow during the summer, and have a bountiful harvest in the fall.

Dec 24, 2014
Tumbleweed Baby by Myers, Anna.

Tumbleweed Baby

Long ago in Nowhere, Texas, Mama and Papa Upagainstit agree to take in the wild baby their five children find in a passing tumbleweed, despite the objections of the one who used to be "the littlest-of-all girl."

Dec 24, 2014
Too small for my big bed by Stewart, Amber, author.

Too small for my big bed

"Piper is a very active little tiger cub who loves jumping and climbing all day long. Every day, with Mommy tiger there to encourage him, Piper learns to do something new--and do it all by himself. But when bedtime arrives, Piper dislikes the dark night, and he especially dislikes sleeping all alone in his bed. He wakes up in the middle of each night, and feeling all alone, he goes to Mommy so he can sleep cuddled up in her bed. How can Mommy tiger help him overcome his fear sothat he can sleep

Dec 24, 2014
Tiptop cat by Mader, C. Roger, author, illustrator.

Tiptop cat

A cat finds the courage to climb again after a frightening fall from his owner's apartment balcony.

Dec 24, 2014
This day in June by Pitman, Gayle E.

This day in June

"A picture book illustrating a Pride parade. The endmatter serves as a primer on LGBT history and culture and explains the references made in the story"--

Dec 24, 2014
There was an old lady who swallowed a fly by

There was an old lady who swallowed a fly

An illustrated version of the cumulative folk song in which the solution proves worse than the predicament when an old lady swallows a fly.

Dec 24, 2014
The Squickerwonkers by Lilly, Evangeline, 1979- author.

The Squickerwonkers

Dec 20, 2014
The olive tree by Marston, Elsa, author.

The olive tree

Sameer's neighbors left when war came to Lebanon, but now they have returned and instead of finding a friend to play with, Sameer meets an unfriendly girl, Muna, who confronts him about taking olives that fall from her family's tree to his side of the wall.

Dec 24, 2014
The Mouse Mansion by Schaapman, Karina, 1960- author, illustrator.

The Mouse Mansion

Best friends Sam and Julia love spending their days exploring the many rooms and secret hiding places of the Mouse Mansion, where they live with their families.

Dec 24, 2014
The little moon raven by Pfister, Marcus, author.

The little moon raven

The little raven wants to be accepted by his flock, but the bigger ravens enjoy bullying him, and when one day, they challenge the little raven to fly to the moon and back if he truly wants to play with them, he decides to take the dare.

Dec 24, 2014
The legend of St. Nicholas - a story of Christmas giving by Mackall, Dandi Daley, author.

The legend of St. Nicholas - a story of Christmas giving

As Nick does last-minute Christmas shopping, he sees several Santas and overhears one retelling the legend of Saint Nicholas, which he takes to heart as he examines his own attitudes towards gift-giving.

Dec 19, 2014
The jacket by Hall, Kirsten, author.

The jacket

Book is very happy when he is finally found by the perfect child, and delighted to become one of her favorite things, but the girl also loves her dog, Egg Cream, whose clumsiness, messiness, and drool threaten to ruin Book. Includes directions for making a book jacket.

Dec 24, 2014