New Children's Picture Books

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A night out with Mama by Wallis, Quvenzhané, 2003- author. A night out with Mama

"A picture book about a little girl who has a big night out with her mother at an awards show"--

Oct 18, 2017
A peacock among pigeons by Curry, Tyler, author. A peacock among pigeons

"A Peacock Among Pigeons is an LGBT-themed hardback children's book that tells the tale of learning how to stand out when you can't fit in. This children's story teaches the importance of celebrating our differences and learning to love the feathers you live in. Peter the peacock doesn't know how it happened, but he found himself growing up in a flock of pigeons. Surrounded by a world of grey, he found himself feeling less than his peers and was embarrassed by his feathers. After he fails to ble

Oct 19, 2017
Accident by Tsurumi, Andrea, author. Accident

When a clumsy armadillo named Lola knocks over a glass pitcher, she sets off a silly chain of events, encountering chaos wherever she goes.

Oct 17, 2017
After the fall - how Humpty Dumpty got back up again by Santat, Dan, author, illustrator. After the fall - how Humpty Dumpty got back up again

After falling off the wall, Humpty Dumpty is very afraid of climbing up again, but is determined not to let fear stop him from being close to the birds.

Oct 17, 2017
Alone together by Junior, Clayton, author. Alone together

Alone Together looks at opposites and contrasts through unusual and humorous examples in the animal world. This charming picture book will spark conversations between adult and child and is a great introduction to a key early years concept. Its bold, colorful illustrations are perfect for parents and young children to explore together and to pour over time and again.

Oct 20, 2017
Apples for little Fox by Trukhan, Ekaterina, author, illustrator. Apples for little Fox

Fox, who hopes to become a famous detective one day, is excited about investigating his first case.

Oct 21, 2017
Babies can sleep anywhere by Wheeler, Lisa, 1963- author. Babies can sleep anywhere

Compares the sleeping habits of animals with those of human babies.

Oct 19, 2017
Baby Cakes by Heras, Theo/ Benoit, Renneþ (ILT) Baby Cakes

Oct 17, 2017
Beautiful by McAnulty, Stacy, author. Beautiful

"Every girl is unique, talented and lovable ... Every girl is beautiful"--Jacket.

Oct 17, 2017
Bizzy Mizz Lizzie by Shannon, David, 1959- author, illustrator. Bizzy Mizz Lizzie

Mizz Lizzie is the busiest bee in town, and she is determined to win the school spelling contest--but after studying all night she falls asleep during the contest, and when she finally wakes up she realizes that she has to learn to stop and smell the flowers.

Oct 17, 2017
Bonaparte falls apart by Cuyler, Margery, author. Bonaparte falls apart

Bonaparte the skeleton is literally falling to pieces and needs help from his friends to pull himself together before the first day of school.

Oct 19, 2017
Book or bell? by Barton, Chris, author. Book or bell?

Engrossed in a book, Henry decides to ignore the school bell, which sets off a chain reaction.

Oct 19, 2017
Brave by McAnulty, Stacy. Brave

Every kid faces unique challenges, fears and pressures. Every kid can be brave. This book encourages kids to be brave in all the ways they can: trying new things, speaking their mind, confronting bullies, and more.

Oct 17, 2017
Bruce's big move by Higgins, Ryan T., author, illustrator. Bruce's big move

"With four geese, three mice, and a very grumpy bear all crowded into one den, Bruce is ready for a new home"--

Oct 21, 2017
Bumpety, dunkety, thumpety-thump! by Going, K. L. (Kelly L.), author. Bumpety, dunkety, thumpety-thump!

Illustrations and onomatopoeic text capture a busy day in the life of two young siblings as they pick berries, help make a pie, and "thumpety-thump" their way to bed.

Oct 19, 2017
Buster and the Baby by Hest, Amy/ Dunbar, Polly (ILT) Buster and the Baby

Oct 19, 2017
Chicken wants a nap by Marchini, Tracy, author. Chicken wants a nap

"With the sun up and grass warm, a barnyard chicken is optimistic that it will be a comfortable day for a nap. However, forces keep conspiring against her--until it becomes a bad day for someone else"--

Oct 17, 2017
Choo choo - the story of a little engine who ran away by Burton, Virginia Lee, 1909-1968, author, illustrator. Choo choo - the story of a little engine who ran away

A little engine decides it could go much faster without pulling all the other cars, so it takes off by itself.

Oct 17, 2017
City mouse, country mouse by Rudy, Maggie, author, illustrator. City mouse, country mouse

City mouse William Gray and country mouse Tansy become good friends who enjoy visiting each other in the country and the city, but they miss each other when they are apart--is there a way for them to meet halfway without giving up the city and country lives they love?

Oct 19, 2017
Crown - an ode to the fresh cut by Barnes, Derrick D., author. Crown - an ode to the fresh cut

Celebrates the magnificent feeling that comes from walking out of a barber shop with newly-cut hair.

Oct 18, 2017