New Children's Picture Books

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Hammer and nails by Bledsoe, Josh, author.

Hammer and nails

"After her play date is cancelled, a young girl and her dad have a fun day tackling their to-do lists together"--

May 26, 2016
Elmer and the big bird by McKee, David.

Elmer and the big bird

When Elmer the patchwork elephant learns that a bully is bothering the smaller birds, he devises a plan to teach the bully bird a lesson.

May 26, 2016
Cowpoke Clyde rides the range by Mortensen, Lori, 1955- author.

Cowpoke Clyde rides the range

"Learning to ride a bike sure isn't easy--but Cowpoke Clyde sticks with it until he's riding like a pro! Good thing he's got his trusty friend Dawg to look out for him"--

May 26, 2016
Rules of the house by Barnett, Mac, author.

Rules of the house

Ian always follows the rules and his sister, Jenny, never does but when she angers some monsters while breaking all the rules of their vacation house in the woods, Ian first runs away, then realizes there should be a rule about protecting your sister from being eaten by monsters.

May 26, 2016
Gator dad by Lies, Brian, author, illustrator.

Gator dad

"From seemingly mundane tasks such as grocery shopping to more active pursuits like a romp at the park and fort-building, a loving and playful father alligator shows his gator kids that the simplest pleasures done together can make for an incredibly fun day"--

May 26, 2016
Dump truck duck by Bryant, Megan E., author.

Dump truck duck

"Dump Truck Duck honks and zooms and steers his dump truck all through the day, helping the other hardworking ducks build a new park."--

May 26, 2016
The chameleon that saved Noah's ark by Molchadsky, Yael, author.

The chameleon that saved Noah's ark

"Noah and his family take care of all the animals on the ark, but do not know what to feed the chameleons"--

May 26, 2016
Breaking news - bears to the rescue by Biedrzycki, David, author, illustrator.

Breaking news - bears to the rescue

In this story, told in the form of a television broadcast, the bears and their cub catch two escaping prisoners who are hiding at the carnival.

May 26, 2016
Can I tell you a secret? by Kang, Anna, author.

Can I tell you a secret?

Monty the frog has a secret he wants share with you--he cannot swim!

May 26, 2016
Bring me a rock! by Miyares, Daniel, author, illustrator.

Bring me a rock!

"A tiny insect king demands a rock with which to build his throne"--

May 26, 2016
Breakfast for Bear by Reed, Lynn Rowe, author.

Breakfast for Bear

"A bear awakens from hibernation and finds himself very hungry and in search of something to eat starting with the letter b"--

May 26, 2016
With any luck, I'll drive a truck by Friend, David, 1955-

With any luck, I'll drive a truck

A little boy has a grand time pretending to drive every big vehicle he can imagine.

May 26, 2016
When your elephant comes to play by Barba, Ale, author, illustrator.

When your elephant comes to play

"A young boy must figure out how to entertain his large elephant friend"--

May 26, 2016
What Do You Do With A Problem? by Yamada, Kobi/ Besom, Mae (ILT)

What Do You Do With A Problem?

May 26, 2016
My old pal, Oscar by Hest, Amy.

My old pal, Oscar

"After a young boy's beloved dog dies, the boy encounters a stray dog on the beach. At first, the boy is not interested in having another dog as a pet, but as he walks and plays on the beach, he gradually becomes interested in taking care of the stray dog as a pet"--

May 26, 2016
Thunder Boy Jr. by Alexie, Sherman, 1966- author.

Thunder Boy Jr.

"Thunder Boy Jr. wants a normal name ... one that's all his own. Dad is known as Big Thunder, but Little Thunder doesn't want to share a name"--

May 26, 2016
Shrunken treasures - literary classics short, sweet, and silly by Nash, Scott, 1959- author, illustrator.

Shrunken treasures - literary classics short, sweet, and silly

The plots of nine classic stories are summarized in this collection of silly verses.

May 26, 2016
Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast by Funk, Josh, author.

Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast

"Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast have a beautiful friendship--until they discover that there's only one drop of maple syrup left. Off they go, racing past the Orange Juice Fountain, skiing through Sauerkraut Peak, and reeling down the linguini. But who will enjoy the sweet taste of victory? And could working together be better than tearing each other apart? The action-packed rhyme makes for an adrenaline-filled breakfast!"--Provided by publisher.

May 26, 2016
Groundhog's day off by Pearlman, Robb, author.

Groundhog's day off

Tired of being asked only about the weather, a sensitive groundhog decides to take a vacation right before the big day in February.

May 26, 2016
Elmer and the hippos by McKee, David.

Elmer and the hippos

When hippopotamuses come to live at the elephants' river, Elmer finds out why they have come and enlists his friends to help them make things better.

May 26, 2016