New Children's Picture Books

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365 penguins by Fromental, Jean-Luc.

365 penguins

When a box containing a penguin arrives anonymously on New Year's Day, a family of four is puzzled, but as they continue to receive one penguin each day their problems--and food budget, and storage issues--are multiplied.

Dec 27, 2014
A bed of your own! by Kelly, Mij.

A bed of your own!

"This is the story of Suzy Sue, ready for bed, just like you. But she finds a cow and a horse and a sheep and a goat all fighting for space in her bed. Will she ever get to sleep?"--

Dec 27, 2014
A book is a book by Bornholdt, Jenny, 1960- author.

A book is a book

Celebrates the many qualities, characteristics, and unconventional uses of books, as well as the myriad journeys on which they can take their readers.

Dec 27, 2014
A Crankenstein valentine by Berger, Samantha, author.

A Crankenstein valentine

A boy who looks ordinary transforms into grumbling Crankenstein on the most "lovey-dovey, yuckiest day of the year."

Dec 22, 2014
A possum's tail by Dawnay, Gabby, author.

A possum's tail

Adorable story of a young boy's visit to London Zoo from the creative team behind Okido magazine. The illustrations are beautifully detailed, capturing the rich cultural diversity of London and city life, while infused with a wonderful nostalgia.

Dec 27, 2014
A wonderful year by Bruel, Nick.

A wonderful year

"A picture book comically following one girl through each of the four seasons"--

Dec 27, 2014
Albie's first word - a tale inspired by Albert Einstein's childhood by Tourville, Jacqueline, author.

Albie's first word - a tale inspired by Albert Einstein's childhood

Because three-year-old Albie, who would one day be known as Albert Einstein, has never spoken his concerned family takes him to a doctor who recommends a series of activities that might stimulate him to talk.

Dec 27, 2014
Alone together by Bloom, Suzanne, 1950- author, illustrator.

Alone together

Wondering if solitary Bear is sad, mad, or lonely, Fox learns that Bear sometimes enjoys just sitting quietly, a revelation that prompts Fox to enjoy some not-so-quiet time of her own.

Dec 27, 2014
And away we go! by Ornia-Blanco, Miguel, author, illustrator.

And away we go!

"Mr. Fox is going to the moon. Away he goes in his hot air balloon. But wait. Can Elephant come too? Sure! Let's bring along some pizza. What about Giraffe? And Squirrel? Everyone is welcome in Mr. Fox's balloon, but look out--a surprise is in store for everyone too"--

Dec 27, 2014
Animal 123 by Martin, Susi, author.

Animal 123

Dec 27, 2014
Ariel's dolphin adventure by Spenser, Lyra.

Ariel's dolphin adventure

After Prince Eric builds a lagoon for Ariel's friends a baby dophin becomes separated from its mother; when Dopey's new friend, a caterpillar, turns into a butterfly Snow White tells him that it doesn't mean he will lose his friend.

Dec 27, 2014
Baby party by O'Connell, Rebecca, 1968-

Baby party

"A baby party introduces toddlers to basic shapes"--

Dec 27, 2014
Back to bed, Ed! by Braun, Sebastien.

Back to bed, Ed!

Ed the mouse will not sleep in his own bed, until eventually his exasperated and tired parents find a way to keep him from joining them in the middle of the night.

Dec 27, 2014
Backhoe Joe by Alexander, Lori.

Backhoe Joe

Nolan is delighted to find a stray backhoe and, after naming it Joe and persuading it to follow him home, sets out to train it so that his parents will let him keep Joe as his very own.

Dec 27, 2014
Bad Kitty - Puppy's big day by Bruel, Nick, author, illustrator.

Bad Kitty - Puppy's big day

Uncle Murray takes Puppy on a walk on a day that Bad Kitty is being unusually difficult, but has several unpleasant encounters with a police officer and one mean dog along the way. Text is interspersed with information about dog behavior, pet care, and more.

Dec 27, 2014
Betty Goes Bananas by Antony, Steve

Betty Goes Bananas

Dec 22, 2014
Betty goes bananas by Antony, Steve, author, illustrator.

Betty goes bananas

Betty the gorilla gets very upset when she is unable to peel her banana, and every effort Mr. Toucan makes to help her only seems to make things worse.

Dec 27, 2014
Blizzard by Rocco, John, author, illustrator.

Blizzard

"After a massive blizzard, a boy becomes a hero when he manages to walk to the local store and bring supplies back to his neighborhood which has been snowed in for days. Based on the author's childhood experience"--

Dec 21, 2014
Blue on blue by White, Dianne, author.

Blue on blue

Rhyming text and illustrations depict the swell and quieting of a storm.

Dec 27, 2014
Blue sea by Kalan, Robert.

Blue sea

Several fishes of varying size introduce space relationships and size differences.

Dec 27, 2014