New Children's Picture Books

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Alice & Lucy will work for bunk beds by Temairik, Jaime, author, illustrator.

Alice & Lucy will work for bunk beds

"Alice and Lucy, two bear sisters, find employment at a bakery in order to raise money to buy bunk beds"--

Aug 26, 2016
Thomas & Friends. 5-minute stories- the sleepytime collection. by

Thomas & Friends. 5-minute stories- the sleepytime collection.

"Settle down with 12 adventure-filled tales that follow Thomas the Tank Engine and his railway friends all around the Island of Sodor. Each of these stories is perfect for reading aloud in just five minutes. They're ideal for naptime, quiet time, bedtime--or any time!"-- Backcover.

Aug 26, 2016
The secret life of Figgy Mustardo by Chall, Marsha Wilson, author.

The secret life of Figgy Mustardo

Figgy Mustardo the dog waits alone each day for his family to return home, especially George. Figgy eats what he shouldn't, and then dreams about adventures that cause him to be tired when they do return. The family figures out Figgy's secret life and takes action.

Aug 26, 2016
Poppy Pickle by Yarlett, Emma.

Poppy Pickle

Poppy has the most extraordinary imagination. When she is sent upstairs to tidy her room, she just can't help imagining and suddenly ... her imagination literally comes alive. Soon her room is jam-packed with all kinds of weird and wonderful creatures. There's a problem, though - the mammoth puts his foot through the floor and the hungry crocodile thinks Poppy would make a tasty snack. Poppy needs to get rid of all these creatures fast - but how?

Aug 26, 2016
Otter goes to school by Garton, Sam, author, illustrator.

Otter goes to school

When Otter starts a school, Teddy becomes sad because the other students are all good at something and it seems he is not.

Aug 26, 2016
Mamá the alien = Mamá la extraterrestre by Colato Laínez, René

Mamá the alien = Mamá la extraterrestre

"A young girl misunderstands the word alien on her mother's Resident Alien Card and let's her imagination run wild, coming to the conclusion that her mother is from outer space. Includes author's note and glossary"--

Aug 26, 2016
Let me finish! by Lê, Minh, 1979- author.

Let me finish!

"A young boy wants to read his favorite books without interruption, but the creatures around him keep spoiling the ending!"--

Aug 26, 2016
Gabriel's horn by Kimmel, Eric A., author.

Gabriel's horn

"A mysterious soldier appears at the door hands Gabriel a tarnished horn. As the years go by, Gabriel's family prospers and they, in turn, help their neighbors. Could their good luck have something to do with the horn?"--Amazon website.

Aug 26, 2016
Finding wild by Lloyd, Megan Wagner, author.

Finding wild

"All the ways and places that wild exists in our world and where you can find it"--

Aug 26, 2016
Bossy Flossy by Bogan, Paulette, author, illustrator.

Bossy Flossy

A bossy girl meets her match.

Aug 26, 2016
You've got dragons by Cave, Kathryn.

You've got dragons

A young boy discovers that he has worries and fears that appear to him as dragons and shares what he learns about living with them.

Aug 26, 2016
Wild backyard by Riggs, Kate, author.

Wild backyard

"Detailed illustrations and simple text are paired within a board book format to introduce young readers to six animals and their mini-habitats common to urban or rural backyards"--

Aug 26, 2016
What a beautiful morning by Levine, Arthur A., 1962- author.

What a beautiful morning

When his grandpa seems to have forgotten how to do the things that they love, Noah's grandma steps in, while Noah tries to find something he can share with his grandpa.

Aug 26, 2016
The water princess by Verde, Susan.

The water princess

"The story of one young girl's quest to bring clean drinking water to her African village"--

Aug 26, 2016
Walter's wonderful web by Hopgood, Tim, author.

Walter's wonderful web

Trying to build a sturdy web, Walter the spider tries a number of shapes before weaving the perfect one.

Aug 26, 2016
The Snurtch by Ferrell, Sean.

The Snurtch

"Ruthie has a problem at school. It is the Snurtch. The Snurtch is a scribbly, grabby, rude monster who follows Ruthie around and gets her into all sorts of trouble. It seems Ruthie will never be rid of the Snurtch. But eventually, she realizes she's not the only one ... George has one too"--

Aug 26, 2016
Wake up, city! by Silverman, Erica, author.

Wake up, city!

A little girl and her father make their way to school as the whole city wakes up around them.

Aug 26, 2016
This is our baby, born today by Bajaj, Varsha, author.

This is our baby, born today

"A baby elephant's birth is celebrated by its loving herd"--

Aug 26, 2016
Shapes, reshape! by Borando, Silvia, author, illustrator.

Shapes, reshape!

EARLY LEARNING: NUMBERS & COUNTING. Count down from 10 to 1 in this playful interactive exploration of the shapes that make up our favourite animals. The shapes, at first, are lined up neatly in rows. But, at the turn of the page, they're mixed up, moved around and reshaped into all kinds of animals! Buzzy and clucky and scaly and sluuuurpy! Look - these green shapes reshape into scaly things. What they could be? Turn the page to reveal ...of course! 3 alligators, snip, snap and snappy! As we vi

Aug 26, 2016
Where, oh where, is Rosie's chick? by Hutchins, Pat, 1942-

Where, oh where, is Rosie's chick?

Rosie's chick is hatched and she is trying to find it, but the chick is following Rosie.

Aug 26, 2016