New Children's Picture Books

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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 28, 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?"--

Aug 28, 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 28, 2014
Flashlight by Boyd, Lizi, 1953- author.

Flashlight

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

Aug 28, 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 28, 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.

Aug 28, 2014
Go to Sleep, Little Farm by Ray, Mary Lyn/ Neal, Christopher Silas (ILT)/ Barr, Stephen

Go to Sleep, Little Farm

Aug 28, 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 28, 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 22, 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 28, 2014
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 28, 2014
Hug machine by Campbell, Scott, 1973- author, illustrator.

Hug machine

The hug machine is available to hug anyone, any time, whether they are square or long, spikey or soft.

Aug 28, 2014
I don't want to go to bed! by Sykes, Julie.

I don't want to go to bed!

A little tiger that hates to go to bed scampers away to visit some animal friends.

Aug 28, 2014
I Don't Want to Go to Bed! by Sykes, Julie/ Warnes, Tim (ILT)

I Don't Want to Go to Bed!

Aug 22, 2014
I know a bear by Ruiz Johnson, Mariana, author, illustrator.

I know a bear

Each time a girl visits a bear in a zoo, she listens to his tales of the vast and wondrous Land of the Bears, his home that he will never see again.

Aug 28, 2014
I'm my own dog by Stein, David Ezra, author, illustrator.

I'm my own dog

A dog without a human companion fetches his own slippers and curls up at his own feet but cannot reach a certain itchy spot in the middle of his back, compelling him to leash a poor lonely human who will loyally offer a helpful scratch.

Aug 28, 2014
If an armadillo went to a restaurant by Fischer, Ellen, 1947-

If an armadillo went to a restaurant

Illustrations and easy-to-read text explore what various animals, from an armadillo in an underground restaurant to a wallaby in a sandwich shop, might choose to eat.

Aug 28, 2014
If kids ran the world by Dillon, Leo, author, illustrator.

If kids ran the world

In text and pictures, this book tells us how much better the world would be, if kids were allowed to run the world.

Aug 28, 2014
If kids ruled the world by Bailey, Linda, 1948-

If kids ruled the world

Aug 26, 2014
If kids ruled the world by Bailey, Linda, 1948- author.

If kids ruled the world

Describes a perfect world from a child's point of view, including no bedtimes, no baths, pets of all kinds, tree houses in every yard, and play for everyone.

Aug 28, 2014