New Children's Picture Books

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Night guard by Lea, Synne, 1974- author.

Night guard

"This poetry collection explores important concepts such as friendship, fear, and loneliness"--

May 23, 2016
On Bird Hill by Yolen, Jane, author.

On Bird Hill

A young boy walking his dog through the witness a chick hatching from an egg.

May 17, 2016
On bird hill by Yolen, Jane, author.

On bird hill

A boy and his dog find a newly hatched bird in a nest in a magical little valley.

May 23, 2016
One day in the eucalyptus, eucalyptus tree by Bernstrom, Daniel, author.

One day in the eucalyptus, eucalyptus tree

Gobbled by a snake, a crafty boy finds a find a way out of his predictament by encouraging the snake to eat an increasing number of animals.

May 23, 2016
One day on our blue planet - the Antarctic by Bailey, Ella, author, illustrator.

One day on our blue planet - the Antarctic

"From breakfast to dinner, dusk to dawn, children will love spending the day with this curious penguin chick. The One Day on Our Blue Planet series by Ella Bailey is a new set of children's books focused on the way our young animal friends spend a day. This time we head to the biting cold of Antarctica to meet a curious penguin chick!"--Pubilsher.

May 19, 2016
One hundred bones! by Zommer, Yuval, author, artist.

One hundred bones!

May 23, 2016
One little, two little, three little children by DiPucchio, Kelly S.

One little, two little, three little children

A rhyming celebration of the diversity and universality of children and their families.

May 23, 2016
Opal's Big Move by Marsh, Laura F. (ADP)

Opal's Big Move

May 23, 2016
Our great big backyard by Bush, Laura Welch, 1946- author.

Our great big backyard

"Our Great Big Backyard follows Jane, whose plans of spending the summer playing video games with her friends are dashed when her parents announce that her family is going on a road trip to national parks around the country. Yet somewhere between the Everglades and Big Bend National Park, things begin to change. Jane starts paying attention to the magnificent sights and spends less time looking at her screen. The stunning views open up her imagination as she and her brother see everything that n

May 23, 2016
Over the ocean by Gomi, Tarō, author, illustrator.

Over the ocean

A young girl gazes out over the horizon, and wonders what lands lie beyond the ocean, and what the people are like who live in those lands.

May 23, 2016
Painting Pepette by Lodding, Linda/ Fletcher, Claire (ILT)

Painting Pepette

May 23, 2016
Papa gave me a stick by Levy, Janice.

Papa gave me a stick

After seeing a mariachi band, Antonio wants a guitar of his own but his father cannot afford one and gives Antonio a stick, instead, which leads Antonio to perform a series of good deeds, each of which provides a seemingly useless reward. Includes glossary of Spanish terms.

May 23, 2016
Pigs and a blanket by Burks, James (James R.), author, illustrator.

Pigs and a blanket

"Pig siblings Henry and Henrietta love their blanket. As much as they each love playing with the blanket, they don't love sharing it. Will ripping it in two solve all their problems?"--

May 19, 2016
Pinkalicious and the little butterfly by Kann, Victoria, author, illustrator.

Pinkalicious and the little butterfly

Pinkalicious makes friends with a tiny caterpillar that turns into a beautiful butterfly.

May 23, 2016
Playground by Hout, Mies van, author, illustrator.


"Sometimes the journey is even more fun than the destination. Follow two children as they trek through trees, climb over sand dunes, cross a river, bushwhack through blackberry bushes, hop on clouds, and even descend into a dark cave on their way to the playground. Invite your little ones to let their fingers do the walking on their way through this interactive journey."--Back cover.

May 23, 2016
Playtime? by Mack, Jeff, author, illustrator.


Using illustrations and only two words, shows the trouble a young boy has trying to get his very playful pet gorilla to go to bed.

May 23, 2016
President Squid by Reynolds, Aaron, 1970- author.

President Squid

A giant squid decides that he has the right stuff to be President Squid.

May 19, 2016
Rain fish by Ehlert, Lois, author, illustrator.

Rain fish

"Through rhyme and mixed-media collage illustrations, 'rain fish'--the varied, colorful, and unique little collections of materials that float along on streams of rain water during storms--come to life"--

May 23, 2016
Rules of the house by Barnett, Mac.

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 23, 2016
Safe in a storm by Swinburne, Stephen R., author.

Safe in a storm

When a storm rumbles and the night grows dark, baby animals cuddle up to their mothers where they can sleep, safe and warm.

May 23, 2016