New Children's Picture Books

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Croco'nile by Gerrard, Roy.

Croco'nile

Set sail for adventure with Hamut and his sister, Nekatu as they explore the wonders of ancient Egypt.

Sep 17, 2014
Day dreamers - a journey of imagination by Martin, Emily Winfield, author, illustrator.

Day dreamers - a journey of imagination

"Scaled, horned, and feathered creatures are the mythical friends that carry children into their day dreams"--

Sep 17, 2014
Doggy Dog by Raschka, Christopher.

Doggy Dog

Simple words and illustrations detail some of the things that Doggy Dog is not, including a cat, a lampshade, and a potato.

Sep 17, 2014
Draw! by Colón, Raúl.

Draw!

In this wordless picture book, a boy who is confined to his room fills his sketch pad with lions and elephants, then imagines himself on a safari.

Sep 17, 2014
Earth space moon base by Price, Ben Joel, author, illustrator.

Earth space moon base

An unlikely trio lands on a planet and keeps the inhabitants at bay using bananas.

Sep 17, 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"--

Sep 17, 2014
Extra yarn by Barnett, Mac.

Extra yarn

With a supply of yarn that never runs out, Annabelle knits for everyone and everything in town until an evil archduke decides he wants the yarn for himself.

Sep 17, 2014
Fiona's lace by Polacco, Patricia, author, illustrator.

Fiona's lace

"Fiona and her family moved from Ireland to Chicago to begin a new life. Yet, when the family is struck with misfortune, will Fiona's lace help save them?"--

Sep 17, 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.

Sep 17, 2014
Flashlight by Boyd, Lizi, 1953- author.

Flashlight

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

Sep 14, 2014
Give and take by Raschka, Christopher, author, illustrator.

Give and take

In his apple orchard, a farmer meets a little man named Take and follows his advice, which does not turn out well, and the next day meets a little man named Give, whose advice is just as bad.

Sep 17, 2014
Go to sleep, little farm by Ray, Mary Lyn.

Go to sleep, little farm

"The farm's creatures prepare for night and rest"--

Sep 17, 2014
Goldi Rocks and the three bears by Schwartz, Corey Rosen, author.

Goldi Rocks and the three bears

In this fractured fairy tale, the Three Bear Band holds tryouts for a lead singer.

Sep 17, 2014
Goodnight football by Dahl, Michael, author.

Goodnight football

In rhyming text a child, home from a game, bids goodnight to all the sights and sounds of a school football game.

Sep 17, 2014
Goodnight, Ark by Sassi, Laura, 1969-

Goodnight, Ark

When frightened animals squeeze into Noah's bed during a storm, causing the Ark to tip, Noah soothes the beasts with a lullaby.

Sep 17, 2014
Halloween hustle by Gunnufson, Charlotte, author.

Halloween hustle

Skeleton is dancing his way to a Halloween party, but as he grooves across town, he keeps stumbling, tumbling, and falling apart.

Sep 17, 2014
Hana Hashimoto, sixth violin by Uegaki, Chieri, author.

Hana Hashimoto, sixth violin

Hana decides to play violin in the school talent show, but when the show day arrives, Hana is overcome with nerves until she recalls her grandfather's encouraging words, and shows the audience how beautiful music can take many forms.

Sep 17, 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.

Sep 17, 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?"--

Sep 17, 2014
Hickory dickory dog by Murray, Alison (Illustrator) author.

Hickory dickory dog

A boy named Zack and his dog Rufus go to school, where Rufus joins in on all the activities and goes home a mess.

Sep 17, 2014