New Children's Picture Books

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Little Lola by Saab, Julie.

Little Lola

After climbing aboard a school bus, a curious cat spends an enjoyable day at school.

Jul 10, 2014
Loopy Coop Hens- Oh No! a Fox! by Stoeke, Janet Morgan

Loopy Coop Hens- Oh No! a Fox!

Jul 11, 2014
Maya was grumpy by Pippin-Mathur, Courtney.

Maya was grumpy

Maya wakes up on the wrong side of the bed and is determined to spread her crankiness to the rest of the family, but her grandmother graciously suggests giggle-inducing activities that eventually dissolve Maya's grouchiness into glee.

Jul 11, 2014
Meaniehead by Kaplan, Bruce Eric, author, illustrator.


Henry and Eve are going through a phase of fighting with each other all the time, and their battle quickly escalates from arguing over a toy to leaving a path of destruction across the United States and beyond.

Jul 11, 2014
Meet the parents by Bently, Peter, 1960- author.

Meet the parents

Although it sometimes seems that parents are just there to boss their children around, they are also good for many other things, from mending toys, kneecaps, and clothing to telling bedtime stories.

Jul 10, 2014
Mighty dads by Holub, Joan, author.

Mighty dads

Told in simple rhyming text, hard-working construction vehicle fathers guide and encourage their children.

Jul 10, 2014
Miss you like crazy by Hall, Pamela, 1961- author.

Miss you like crazy

Walnut does not want his mother to go to work without him, but after imagining the adventures they could share if he went along, she reassures him that he is always on her mind and plans to share special time with him each day.

Jul 9, 2014
Mister Bud wears the cone by Goodrich, Carter, author, illustrator.

Mister Bud wears the cone

"Mister Bud and Zorro have learned how to get along. They made it through Zorro's outfit. But now Mister Bud has to wear...the cone"--

Jul 11, 2014
Mogie - the heart of the house by Appelt, Kathi, 1954-

Mogie - the heart of the house

A rambunctious puppy finds a home at the Ronald McDonald House, a place that houses sick children and their families while they undergo treatment.

Jul 11, 2014
Mr. Wayne's Masterpiece by Polacco, Patricia/ Polacco, Patricia (ILT)

Mr. Wayne's Masterpiece

Jul 11, 2014
My cold plum lemon pie bluesy mood by Brown, Tameka Fryer.

My cold plum lemon pie bluesy mood

Jamie describes his mood throughout the day, using colors and rhythmic text, as he changes from an "easy green mood" while drawing a picture for his sister to a "brooding black mood" when he is teased for doing so.

Jul 9, 2014
My first Kafka - runaways, rodents, & giant bugs by Roth, Matthue, author.

My first Kafka - runaways, rodents, & giant bugs

"Storyteller Matthue Roth and artist Rohan Daniel Eason adapt three Kafka stories into startling, creepy, fun stories for all ages."--Jacket flap.

Jul 11, 2014
My pet book by Staake, Bob, 1957- author, illustrator.

My pet book

A boy's search for the perfect pet leads him to the bookstore, where he finds a bright red book that becomes his best friend.

Jul 11, 2014
My teacher is a monster! (no, I am not) by Brown, Peter, 1979- author, illustrator.

My teacher is a monster! (no, I am not)

Bobby thinks his teacher, Ms. Kirby, is horrible, but when he sees her outside of school and they spend a day in the park together, he discovers she might not be so bad after all.

Jul 11, 2014
Nancy Knows by Young, Cybele

Nancy Knows

Jul 11, 2014
Ninja! by Chung, Arree, author, illustrator.


"A ninja must be strong, courageous, and silent! He creeps through the house on a secret mission. There may be obstacles! But have no fear--a true ninja can overcome all challenges"--

Jul 10, 2014
No Nap! Yes Nap! by Palatini, Margie/ Yaccarino, Dan (ILT)

No Nap! Yes Nap!

Jul 11, 2014
Norman, speak! by Adderson, Caroline, 1963- author.

Norman, speak!

After a family adopts a dog from a local shelter, they cannot understand why he doesn't respond to commands, until a chance encounter in the dog park reveals that their new dog only understands Chinese.

Jul 9, 2014
Ola by D'Aulaire, Ingri, 1904-1980.


When Ola, a Norwegian boy, dons his skis in search of adventure, he meets new friends, joins a wedding party, encounters a howling dragon, and learns folklore from fishermen as they pull codfish from the icy waters.

Jul 11, 2014
On my way to school by Maizes, Sarah.

On my way to school

Livi imagines herself as an elephant, a Sherpa leading an expedition up Mount Everest, and a movie star signing autographs as she tries to avoid going to school.

Jul 11, 2014