New Children's Picture Books

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Snowman's story by Hillenbrand, Will, author.

Snowman's story

A wordless picture book in which a snowman comes to life with the help of his animal friends and a very special black hat.

Dec 25, 2014
Stanley the Farmer by Bee, William/ Bee, William (ILT)

Stanley the Farmer

Dec 25, 2014
Start your engines - 5-minute stories. by Margret and H.A. Rey/ Coffelt, Nancy/ Lund, Deb/ Wheeler, Lisa/ Todd, Mark

Start your engines - 5-minute stories.

A collection of ten picture books that can each be read aloud in five minutes includes stories about bikes, cars, trains, boats, and other vehicles.

Dec 25, 2014
Strongheart - the world's first movie star dog by McCully, Emily Arnold, author, illustrator.

Strongheart - the world's first movie star dog

When silent movie director Larry Trimble decides to put Strongheart, a police dog, into his movies as the lead actor, he must first train him to play with toys and walk like a regular dog, but Strongheart becomes a sensation until his military training leads to trouble, and possibly the end of his career. Includes author's note on the real Strongheart.

Dec 25, 2014
Superlove by Harper, Charise Mericle.


"A little girl deems herself "Superlove" and arranges a wedding between her cat, Pinky, and stuffed dog, much to Pinky's dismay"--

Dec 25, 2014
Supertruck by Savage, Stephen, 1965-


"When the city is hit by a colossal snowstorm, only one superhero can save the day. But who is this mysterious hero, and why does he disappear once his job is done?"--

Dec 25, 2014
Sweet dreams - 5-minute bedtime stories. by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company (COR)

Sweet dreams - 5-minute bedtime stories.

Collects ten bedtime stories that can each be read aloud in five minutes or less.

Dec 25, 2014
Sweetest Kulu by Kalluk, Celina, author.

Sweetest Kulu

"This beautiful bedtime poem, written by acclaimed Inuit throat singer Celina Kalluk, describes the gifts given to a newborn baby by all the animals of the Arctic. Lyrically and tenderly told by a mother speaking to her own little "Kulu," an Inuktitut term of endearment often bestowed upon babies and young children, this visually stunning book is infused with the traditional Inuit values of love and respect for the land and its animal inhabitants."--

Dec 25, 2014
Sylvia's spinach by Pryor, Katherine.

Sylvia's spinach

Sylvia Spivens hates spinach! But what will the picky eater do when her teacher gives her spinach seeds to plant in the school garden? Discover what happens when Sylvia gives something new a try.

Dec 25, 2014
The everlasting embrace by Emanuel, Gabrielle.

The everlasting embrace

A young child describes her experiences of life in Mali as she spends a day carried in a blanket on her mother's back.

Dec 25, 2014
The extraordinary Mr Qwerty by Strambini, Karla, author

The extraordinary Mr Qwerty

Mr Qwerty worries that his ideas might seem he keeps them under his hat. But extraordinary ideas refuse to stay hidden for long.

Dec 25, 2014
The Golden Plate by Watts, Bernadette

The Golden Plate

Dec 25, 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 25, 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 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 25, 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 25, 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 25, 2014
The Squickerwonkers by Lilly, Evangeline, 1979- author.

The Squickerwonkers

Dec 20, 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 25, 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 25, 2014