New Children's Picture Books

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Oops, Pounce, Quick, Run! - An Alphabet Caper by Twohy, Mike/ Twohy, Mike (ILT)

Oops, Pounce, Quick, Run! - An Alphabet Caper

Feb 3, 2016
Peddles by Stanton, Elizabeth Rose, author, illustrator.


"Peddles is a pig with big ideas--he wants to be a dancer"--

Feb 6, 2016
Peppa Pig and the lucky ducks. by Candlewick Press

Peppa Pig and the lucky ducks.

Peppa Pig and George practice counting from one to twenty on a colorful spring morning in the park, where they spot one pond, two muddy puddles, three birds, and four worms while searching for ducks.

Feb 3, 2016
Pierre - a cautionary tale in five chapters and a prologue by Sendak, Maurice.

Pierre - a cautionary tale in five chapters and a prologue

There once was a boy named Pierre who only would say, "I don't care!" Read his story, my friend, for you'll find at the end that a suitable moral lies there.

Feb 6, 2016
Puddle by Yum, Hyewon.


"A mother and son use their imagination to have fun on a rainy day"--

Feb 6, 2016
Punk Skunks by Shaskan, Trisha Speed/ Shaskan, Stephen (ILT)

Punk Skunks

Feb 6, 2016
Red, yellow, blue (and a dash of white, too!) by Esperanza, Charles George, author, illustrator.

Red, yellow, blue (and a dash of white, too!)

In rhyming stanzas, the painter's images come to life, seize the paintbrush and mix colors, creating figures of their own.

Feb 6, 2016
Rock-a-bye romp by Ashman, Linda, author.

Rock-a-bye romp

"A beloved lullaby comes to new life when Baby falls out of the treetop and into a rollicking adventure!"--Back cover

Feb 6, 2016
Sad, the dog by Fussell, Sandy.

Sad, the dog

"A clever little dog christens himself "Sad" when his humans fail to give him a name. Although they feed him and wash him, they don't appreciate his many gifts, like his love of singing ("stop that yapping!"). When the people move away and leave Sad behind, Sad is heartbroken. But then a new family with a young boy arrives at Sad's house in a big truck. Although Sad is initially frightened, it soon becomes clear that the boy is just the right person to make a dog's life complete with playtime, t

Feb 6, 2016
Scritch scratch scraww plop! by Crowther, Kitty, author illustrator.

Scritch scratch scraww plop!

When Jeremy, a young frog who is afraid of the dark, hears a "scritch scratch scraww plop," he and his father investigate the strange noise.

Feb 6, 2016
Shape shift by Hesselberth, Joyce, author, illustrator.

Shape shift

"Round, curvy, pointy, or straight-shapes are all around us. With illustrations that highlight shapes in all their forms, this book reinforces the identification of circles, squares, crescents, diamonds, triangles, rectangles, trapezoids, and ovals while encouraging kids to pair shapes together to make new forms"--

Feb 6, 2016
Skunk on a String by Lam, Thao (ILT)

Skunk on a String

Feb 6, 2016
Sloth slept on by Preston-Gannon, Frann, author.

Sloth slept on

When three children find a mysterious creature sleeping in a tree in their backyard, they search through books and use their imagination to find out what it is.

Feb 6, 2016
Stories from Bug Garden by Moser, Lisa/ Millward, Gwen (ILT)

Stories from Bug Garden

Feb 6, 2016
Super Happy Magic Forest by Long, Matty

Super Happy Magic Forest

Feb 6, 2016
Super Jumbo by Koehler, Fred, author, illustrator.

Super Jumbo

Little Jumbo works tirelessly to be a superhero in his neighborhood, although not everyone appreciates his crime fighting techniques.

Feb 6, 2016
Surf's up by Alexander, Kwame, author.

Surf's up

"Surf's up! Not yet, Dude! Books are boring! Not this one! Bro and Dude have very different ideas about how to spend the day at the beach. But as Bro continues to gasp and cheer as he reads his book (Moby Dick), Dude can't help but get curious. Before you can shout 'Surf's up!' both frogs are sharing the same adventure, that is, until they get to the beach"--Excerpt from

Feb 6, 2016
Surf's Up by Alexander, Kwame/ Mirayes, Daniel (ILT)

Surf's Up

Feb 1, 2016
Swap! by Light, Steve


Feb 3, 2016
Sweet Pea and friends - the sheepover by Churchman, John, 1957- author, illustrator.

Sweet Pea and friends - the sheepover

This photo-illustrated book is the story of an orphan lamb, Sweet Pea, who lives on a farm in Vermont. When she becomes ill, she recovers with the help of the farmer, the vet and her farmyard friends.

Feb 6, 2016