New Children's Picture Books

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Curious George chasing waves by Rey, Margret

Curious George chasing waves

George, the Man in the Yellow Hat, and Marco head to the beach and dig for clams, swim with dolphins, and bury treasure, but when the water comes in and takes their treasure away, they learn all about tides.

Jul 10, 2014
Veggies with wedgies by Doodler, Todd H., author, illustrator.

Veggies with wedgies

The vegetables in Farmer John's garden are intrigued when he hangs his underwear out to dry but when Corn, Potato, Beet, and the others pull things off the line and try them on, they are not at all comfortable.

Jul 10, 2014
Surprise by Hout, Mies van.


Colorful birds and their chicks depict the different stages of parenthood, such as caring, comforting, teasing and letting go.

Jul 10, 2014
Pomelo's big adventure by Badescu, Ramona, author.

Pomelo's big adventure

"Pomelo leaves his garden for the first time and goes on an adventure into the wide world. He meets up with many obstacles, learns to feel safe on his own, and makes his first real friend"--

Jul 10, 2014
Meaniehead by Kaplan, Bruce Eric, author, illustrator.


Henry and Eve are going through a phase of fighting with each other all the time, and their battle quickly escalates from arguing over a toy to leaving a path of destruction across the United States and beyond.

Jul 10, 2014
Maya was grumpy by Pippin-Mathur, Courtney.

Maya was grumpy

Maya wakes up on the wrong side of the bed and is determined to spread her crankiness to the rest of the family, but her grandmother graciously suggests giggle-inducing activities that eventually dissolve Maya's grouchiness into glee.

Jul 10, 2014
Mister Bud wears the cone by Goodrich, Carter, author, illustrator.

Mister Bud wears the cone

"Mister Bud and Zorro have learned how to get along. They made it through Zorro's outfit. But now Mister Bud has to wear...the cone"--

Jul 10, 2014
Pardon me! by Miyares, Daniel, author, illustrator.

Pardon me!

A bird tries to keep his spot to himself only to discover that spot is not so safe.

Jul 10, 2014
My pet book by Staake, Bob, 1957- author, illustrator.

My pet book

A boy's search for the perfect pet leads him to the bookstore, where he finds a bright red book that becomes his best friend.

Jul 10, 2014
Bog frog hop by Mewburn, Kyle, 1963-

Bog frog hop

Plip! Plop! Ten polliwogs in a muddy bog. Drip! Drop! Rain drops. One by one, the polliwogs turn into frogs. But when a scriffy-scruffy dog comes splish-sploshing along, that's when the Bog Frog Hop really gets going!

Jul 10, 2014
Dinosaur vs. school by Shea, Bob, author, illustrator.

Dinosaur vs. school

Fearless Dinosaur takes on new challenges as he starts preschool, from meeting new friends to pasting glitter and googly eyes, but one task requires assistance from everyone.

Jul 10, 2014
Winter Is Coming by Johnston, Tony/ Lamarche, Jim (ILT)

Winter Is Coming

Jul 10, 2014
Who's Next Door? by Kishira, Mayuko/ Takabatake, Jun (ILT)

Who's Next Door?

Jul 10, 2014
Edda - a little Valkyrie's first day of school by Auerbach, Adam, author, illustrator.

Edda - a little Valkyrie's first day of school

Edda, the littlest Valkyrie, leaves the magical land of Asgard to attend school in hopes of making a friend her own age, but she feels like an outcast until she finds her courage and learns that being different makes her special.

Jul 10, 2014
Emily's blue period by Daly, Cathleen.

Emily's blue period

After her parents get divorced, Emily finds comfort in making and learning about art.

Jul 10, 2014
Peep leap by Verdick, Elizabeth, author.

Peep leap

A counting book that highlights the giant leap that wood ducks must make on their second day in the world.

Jul 10, 2014
Here comes Darrell by Schubert, Leda.

Here comes Darrell

Throughout the seasons in northern Vermont, Darrell helps his neighbors with snowplowing, supplying wood, and excavation work, never finding time to fix his own barn roof, but when a windstorm passes through town, he finds his kindness to his neighbors returned.

Jul 10, 2014
What if...? by Browne, Anthony, 1946- author, illustrator.

What if...?

As Joe and his mother walk down a street on their way to a party, Joe starts to worry about such things as what if he doesn't like the party and what if he doesn't like the food.

Jul 10, 2014