New Children's Picture Books

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Gary by Rudge, Leila, author, illustrator. Gary

Gary, a racing pigeon who cannot fly, winds up lost in the big city, where he finds the big adventure he has been searching for.

Dec 2, 2016
The fox who ate books by Biermann, Franziska, 1970- author, illustrator. The fox who ate books

No one enjoys books more than Mr. Fox. He can never get enough! He even sells his furniture to buy more books, which he devours. Literally! Still, his stomach constantly growls and just can't be filled, so he goes out on the prowl. But soon his appetite for reading lands him in big trouble.

Dec 2, 2016
Don't squeal unless it's a big deal - a tale of tattletales by Ransom, Jeanie Franz, 1957- Don't squeal unless it's a big deal - a tale of tattletales

Mrs. McNeal turns her class of nineteen tattletales into respectful classmates who know how to behave in a true emergency. Includes note to parents.

Dec 2, 2016
Doing her bit - a story about the Woman's Land Army of America by Hagar, Erin, author. Doing her bit - a story about the Woman's Land Army of America

Helen wants to contribute to the war effort after the United States goes to war in 1917--so she joins the Women's Land Army of America, an organization that trains women to do farm work, replacing the workers drafted into the army.

Dec 2, 2016
Dinosaurs in disguise by Krensky, Stephen, author. Dinosaurs in disguise

Did a comet kill off the dinosaurs, or are they masters of disguise, hiding in plain sight all along?

Dec 2, 2016
Brave little Finn by Churchman, John, 1957- author, illustrator. Brave little Finn

"Newborn lamb Finn learns to be brave with the help of Farmer John and his animal friends"--

Dec 2, 2016
Big Bob, Little Bob by Howe, James, 1946- author. Big Bob, Little Bob

"Big Bob likes trucks and throwing balls and being loud. Little Bob likes dolls and jingling bracelets and being quiet. No matter what they do, they do not do it the same way. Can they possibly be friends despite these differences?" --

Dec 2, 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 search for a missing bear.

Dec 2, 2016
5 little ducks by Fleming, Denise, 1950- author, illustrator. 5 little ducks

Each day, Papa Duck goes out with his ducklings but on Monday only four come back, on Tuesday only three, but on Saturday all return when he calls and on Sunday, they stay home and rest.

Dec 2, 2016
You are not a cat! by Flake, Sharon, author. You are not a cat!

Cat thinks Duck should stop meowing and start acting like a duck, but Duck doesn't want to be limited to acting like just one animal.

Dec 3, 2016
You and me and the wishing tree by Tillman, Nancy, author, illustrator. You and me and the wishing tree

We woke up in the usual way, but it was not a usual day. Out on the lawn, plain as could be, stood an orange wishing tree. "I wish!" I said. "I wish!" said you. And so our double wishes grew. Wishes are a magical part of childhood. Whether we wish on stars or blow out candles on a cake, our dreams matter. Nancy Tillman captures the wonder of wishes as only she can, with love.

Dec 3, 2016
The wish tree by Maclear, Kyo, 1970- author. The wish tree

In winter Charles and his trusty toboggan set out to find the wish tree, and along the way he helps to make the wishes of his friends Squirrel, Fox, and Beaver come true.

Dec 3, 2016
Will you be my friend? by Lurie, Susan (Susan L.), author. Will you be my friend?

"A shy mouse searches the forest for a new friend"--

Dec 3, 2016
What's an apple? by Singer, Marilyn, author. What's an apple?

Rhyming text shows all the imaginative things you can do with an apple.

Dec 3, 2016
Waiting for snow by Arnold, Marsha Diane, author. Waiting for snow

"Badger cannot wait one more minute for it to snow. When his friend Hedgehog explains that everything comes in its time, Badger is unconvinced and impatient as ever. But Badger's friends have a few tricks up their sleeves to try and get the snow's attention and distract their pal in the meantime"--

Dec 3, 2016
Seasons of the bear - a Yosemite story by Wadsworth, Ginger, author. Seasons of the bear - a Yosemite story

Bear's babies are growing fast! One cub jabs the other with his nose. Wham! Whack! They pounce on each other and roll on the ground. They try to jump on Bear. She grumbles gently. Grrrr"--Page [4] of cover.

Dec 3, 2016
The Ninjabread Man by Leigh, C. J., author. The Ninjabread Man

In this adaptation of the traditional Gingerbread man, Ninjabread Man escapes the Sensei, and defeats Ninja Bear, Ninja Snake and Ninja Mouse, only to be eaten by the clever Ninja Fox.

Dec 3, 2016
The Nian monster by Wang, Andrea, author. The Nian monster

"The legendary Nian monster has returned at Chinese New Year. Nian is intent on devouring Shanghai, starting with young Xingling! But Xingling is clever and thinks quickly to outwit him with Chinese New Year traditions"--

Dec 3, 2016
Nara and the island by Ungureanu, Dan, 1981- author, illustrator. Nara and the island

A lonely girl who lives on a very small island longs to go the other island that seems more green and interesting than her home.

Dec 3, 2016
My family is forever by Carlson, Nancy L. My family is forever

A young girl recounts how she came to be part of an adoptive family.

Dec 3, 2016