New Children's Picture Books

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Shy by Freedman, Deborah (Deborah Jane), 1960- author, illustrator. Shy

"Shy loves birds, but he's only ever read about them in books. When a real bird finally comes along, he's dying to meet her, but he's too afraid to get leave the gutter of the book. Can he put aside his fears, step out onto the page, and get to know her?"--

Oct 20, 2016
Sky High Sukkah by Packer, Rachel Sky High Sukkah

Oct 20, 2016
Sleep tight farm - a farm prepares for winter by Doyle, Eugenie, 1952- author. Sleep tight farm - a farm prepares for winter

It is December, and there are many things for the family to do around the farm to get it ready for winter.

Oct 21, 2016
Stowaway in a sleigh by Mader, C. Roger, author, illustrator. Stowaway in a sleigh

Late one night, Slipper the cat awakens to find a furry-booted man in her home and, like any curious cat would, climbs into his big red sack.

Oct 18, 2016
Tek - [the modern cave boy] by McDonnell, Patrick, 1956- author. Tek - [the modern cave boy]

Caveboy Tek is obsessed with his electronic devices and ignores the world around him, until his family and friends hatch a plan to get him to unplug.

Oct 18, 2016
The bear who wasn't there by Pham, LeUyen, author illustrator. The bear who wasn't there

A picture book inviting readers to join the hilarious search for a missing bear.

Oct 23, 2016
The Bill the Cat story - a bloom county epic by Breathed, Berke, author, illustrator. The Bill the Cat story - a bloom county epic

Thanks to the galactic pie-rats, thinking Earth would be a good spot for a potty break, Bill the Cat finds a place to belong.

Oct 18, 2016
The bossier baby by Frazee, Marla, author. The bossier baby

"Boss Baby used to be in charge of his family, but that was before he got an even bossier baby sister"--

Oct 23, 2016
The Christmas boot by Wheeler, Lisa, 1963- author. The Christmas boot

Hannah Greyweather's life is changed when she finds a magic wish-granting boot in the forest outside her home.

Oct 18, 2016
The darkest dark by Hadfield, Chris, 1959- author. The darkest dark

"Young Chris loves pretending he's a brave astronaut, exploiring the universe. Only one problem--at night, he's afraid of the dark. Only when he watches the moon landing on TV does he realize how exciting the unknown can be. Inspired by the childhood of real-life astronaut Chris Hadfield"--

Oct 22, 2016
The day Santa stopped believing in Harold by Fergus, Maureen, author. The day Santa stopped believing in Harold

Santa Claus stops believing that Harold, a small child, exists, and comes up with a plan to find out once and for all if Harold is real.

Oct 18, 2016
The doll people's Christmas by Martin, Ann M., 1955- author. The doll people's Christmas

Things go awry when Annabelle, a fragile, timid porcelain doll who lives in a Victorian dollhouse, tries to share some of her Christmas traditions with best friend Tiffany, a sturdy, adventurous plastic doll who lives in a modern dollhouse.

Oct 18, 2016
The elephantom by Collins, Ross, author, illustrator. The elephantom

What's a little girl to do when a pesky elephantom turns up and just won't go away? Parents are no help at all, but a granny with ghost pets of her own might just have a solution.

Oct 20, 2016
The happiest book ever! by Shea, Bob, author, illustrator. The happiest book ever!

"This book wants to be the happiest book ever, and it has lined up all its friends--including you--to help! But wait--what's up with that frowny frog?"--

Oct 18, 2016
The light of Christmas by Evans, Richard Paul, author. The light of Christmas

When Alexander helps an old man instead of going to see the annual lighting of the Christmas torch, he does not realize the reward his kindness will bring.

Oct 18, 2016
The little elephant who wants to fall asleep - a new way of getting children to sleep by Forssén Ehrlin, Carl-Johan, 1978- author. The little elephant who wants to fall asleep - a new way of getting children to sleep

Join Ellen the Elephant as she goes on a journey through a magical forest to dreamland. Along the way, Ellen and your child will meet fantasical creatures and have soothing experiences that help them relax and fall asleep quickly--at naptime and bedtime.

Oct 18, 2016
The shady tree by Demi, author, illustrator. The shady tree

Ping returns and deals with the selfish Tan Tan, who owns a beautiful house and a beautiful shady tree, but who does not share, so Ping turns Tan Tan's greed into his own gain, but remains true to his generous nature.

Oct 23, 2016
The ugly vegetables by Lin, Grace. The ugly vegetables

A little girl thinks her mother's garden is the ugliest in the neighborhood until she discovers that flowers might look and smell pretty but Chinese vegetable soup smells best of all. Includes a recipe.

Oct 21, 2016
The very fairy princess - Attitude of gratitude by Andrews, Julie, author. The very fairy princess - Attitude of gratitude

"Gerry, the very fairy princess, learns the importance of gratitude even in the face of disappointment over the course of Gratitude Day at school"--

Oct 18, 2016
The worst breakfast by Miéville, China, author. The worst breakfast

Two sisters sit down one morning and begin describing all of the really gross things that were in the worst breakfast they ever had, until all they can picture is a table piled sky-high with the weirdest, yuckiest, slimiest, slickest, stinkiest breakfast possible. And then they have the best breakfast ever...almost.

Oct 18, 2016