New Children's Picture Books

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Chicka chicka boom boom by Martin, Bill, 1916-2004, author.

Chicka chicka boom boom

An alphabet rhyme/chant that relates what happens when the whole alphabet tries to climb a coconut tree.

Aug 1, 2014
Bow-Wow bugs a bug by Newgarden, Mark.

Bow-Wow bugs a bug

A wordless picture book about a persistent terrier who spends a day following a bug through his neighborhood.

Aug 1, 2014
Down by the barn by Hillenbrand, Will, author, illustrator.

Down by the barn

Ride with the tractor driver around the farm to pick up all of the animals.

Aug 1, 2014
Let's visit Maui! by Manzione, Lisa, author.

Let's visit Maui!

A picture book series that chronicles the escapades of a pup named Bella, her little brother Harry and their family, who travel the world exploring the sights and sounds of new, exciting cities.

Aug 1, 2014
Flood by Villa, Alvaro F.


A beautiful wordless picture book about the effects of a flood on a family and their home.

Aug 1, 2014
Dog days of school by DiPucchio, Kelly.

Dog days of school

Tired of school, Charlie envies his dog and wishes he could be a dog, too, but when his wish comes true he discovers that his life was not all bad.

Aug 1, 2014
Hooray for hat! by Won, Brian.

Hooray for hat!

Elephant wakes up in a grumpy mood, but a present on his doorstep--a hat--cheers him and he sets out to greet his neighbors who all, it seems, need hats of their own.

Aug 1, 2014
Hello, Moon! by Simon, Francesca, author.

Hello, Moon!

At bedtime, a little boy asks the moon if it likes some of his favorite activities.

Aug 1, 2014
It's okay to make mistakes by Parr, Todd, author, illustrator.

It's okay to make mistakes

Presents a series of situations in which taking chances and trying new things can lead to good results, even if there were mistakes along the way.

Aug 1, 2014
Whoosh and Chug! by Braun, Sebastien, author, illustrator.

Whoosh and Chug!

"Some trains may think fast is best, but only slow and steady Chug can save the day"--

Aug 1, 2014
Princesses are not just pretty by Lum, Kate.

Princesses are not just pretty

"When Princesses Mellie, Allie, and Libby begin to argue about which princess is the prettiest, they decide to hold a contest. But of course, the girls get side-tracked helping others on their way to the contest leaving Princess Mellie as the muddiest, Princess Allie as the yuckiest, and Princess Libby as the drippiest. But due to their kindness, the princesses win in the end"--

Aug 1, 2014
The only Alex Addleston in all these mountains by Solheim, James.

The only Alex Addleston in all these mountains

From the moment they meet in their Flatt Mountain kindergarten classroom Alex and Alexia are best friends, and even though they are later separated for six years, their friendship remains unbroken.

Aug 1, 2014
On my way to school by Maizes, Sarah.

On my way to school

Livi imagines herself as an elephant, a Sherpa leading an expedition up Mount Everest, and a movie star signing autographs as she tries to avoid going to school.

Aug 1, 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 feels like an outcast until she finds her courage and learns that being different makes her special.

Aug 1, 2014
Just my lost treasure by Mayer, Mercer, 1943-

Just my lost treasure

"Little Critter is searching for a missing sock all over the house, the yard, and the neighborhood. But even he is surprised by all the lost treasures he finds during his hunt!"--From publisher's web site.

Aug 1, 2014
Jack by dePaola, Tomie/ dePaola, Tomie (ILT)


Aug 1, 2014
I'm Brave! by McMullan, Kate/ McMullan, Jim (ILT)

I'm Brave!

Aug 1, 2014
Horton and the Kwuggerbug and more lost stories by Seuss, Dr.

Horton and the Kwuggerbug and more lost stories

"A collection of 'lost' stories written and illustrated by Dr. Seuss and published in magazines in the 1950s. Includes an introduction by Seuss scholar Charles D. Cohen"--

Aug 1, 2014
The Heaven of Animals by Tillman, Nancy

The Heaven of Animals

Aug 1, 2014
Firebird by Copeland, Misty.


American Ballet Theater soloist Misty Copeland encourages a young ballet student, with brown skin like her own, by telling her that she, too, had to learn basic steps and how to be graceful when she was starting out, and that some day, with practice and dedication, the little girl will become a firebird, too. Includes author's note about dancers who led her to find her voice.

Aug 1, 2014