New Children's Picture Books

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Secrets I know by George, K. (Kallie), 1983- Secrets I know

"A little girls shares secrets only she can tell"--

May 22, 2017
I got a new friend by Edwards, Karl, author, illustrator. I got a new friend

"A little girl and her new puppy get to know one another"--

May 23, 2017
Colette's lost pet by Arsenault, Isabelle, 1978- author, illustrator. Colette's lost pet

Colette can't find something to talk about with the new kids in the she invents a pet! Her fib quickly escalates, and suddenly her parakeet is a larger-than-life world-traveler named Marie Antoinette. Have her new friends figured out her secret? What will they do? This charming story both clearly identifies the struggle of navigating a different experience, and demonstrates to kids a lovely and welcoming way to treat someone new in their community.

May 23, 2017
Welcome - a Mo Willems guide for new arrivals by Willems, Mo, author, illustrator. Welcome - a Mo Willems guide for new arrivals

An introductory guide to the world for new babies.

May 26, 2017
Magic spell by Paschkis, Julie, author illustrator. Magic spell

Feeling unappreciated during the performance, a magician's assistant grabs the wand and performs some feats of her own.

May 26, 2017
It's great being a dad by Bar-el, Dan, author. It's great being a dad

A gang of mythical creatures is roaming around a magical land having a great time, until Bigfoot gets his foot stuck in a tree trunk and Unicorn gets her horn impaled on a table and Robot's saw-arm gets rusted into position. But have no fear! Dad is there to fix things--even when a Sneaky Flying Alligator Pirate steals the Fairy Queen Ballerina Doctor's wand. A hilarious story about imagination, play and the best parts about being a dad.

May 26, 2017
Firefighter duckies! by Dormer, Frank W., author, illustrator. Firefighter duckies!

Firefighter Duckies fill a busy day with everything from rescuing a whale that is stuck in a tree to helping a monster who is having trouble seeing.

May 26, 2017
The blue songbird by Kousky, Vern, author, illustrator. The blue songbird

A little blue songbird longs to sing like her sisters. But whenever she tries, she cannot get the tune right. Her mother encourages her to leave home and find a song that only she can sing. With courage and tenacity, she travels the world, seeking advice from a crane, an owl, and a mean-looking crow, and other birds, hoping they will lead her to her special song. Told in gentle, lyrical prose and with bright, beautiful watercolor illustrations, The Blue Songbird is an empowering story for kids o

May 26, 2017
How to raise a mom by Reagan, Jean, 1965- author. How to raise a mom

Provides instructions for raising a happy, healthy mother, including introducing such stress-reducing activities as searching for wiggly worms, painting rainbows, eating snacks, and playing with toys.

May 27, 2017
Hey, Boy by Strouse, Benjamin, author. Hey, Boy

"A little boy must give up his new dog after he gets hurt caring for him, but never gives up on dreams of them being together"--

May 27, 2017
Zebra on the go by Nogales, Jill, author. Zebra on the go

When Zebra accidentally steps on Lion's toe, Lion gets angry and begins chasing Zebra in what turns out to be a remarkable show.

May 28, 2017
You Can't Win Them All, Rainbow Fish by Pfister, Marcus You Can't Win Them All, Rainbow Fish

May 28, 2017
Wonderful you - an adoption story by McLaughlin, Lauren, author. Wonderful you - an adoption story

Adoptive parents promise to fill their new baby girl's life with love, security, and adventure.

May 28, 2017
The Whopper by Ashdown, Rebecca, author, illustrator. The Whopper

A little boy named Percy tells a lie, which turns into the Whopper, a hungry and persistant monster. As Percy's guilt grows, the Whopper does too, until finally ... the Whopper easts Percy! It is only when the the Whopper threatens to also eat Percy's brother that Percy finally speaks up --

May 28, 2017
Where is bear? by Bentley, Jonathan, author, illustrator. Where is bear?

"A little boy and his best friend - an actual bear - go on a search for a teddy bear before bedtime"--

May 28, 2017
Where do jet planes sleep at night? by Sayres, Brianna Caplan, author. Where do jet planes sleep at night?

Illustrations and rhyming text reveal what airplanes, helicopters, and blimps do to get ready for bed after a hard day's work.

May 28, 2017
When I carried you in my belly by Umrigar, Thrity N., author. When I carried you in my belly

A young mother explains to her daughter how her laughter, her love of music, her sweet disposition, and her caring spirit were shaped by the time she spent in her mother's tummy.

May 28, 2017
What are you waiting for? by Menchin, Scott, author. What are you waiting for?

A badger finds his rabbit friend outside waiting for something.

May 28, 2017
We are the dinosaurs by Berkner, Laurie, author. We are the dinosaurs

Laurie Berkner, “the queen of children’s music,” (People) pairs the lyrics of her beloved hit with Ben Clanton’s whimsical illustrations in this winning, adorable picture book—a must-have for fans of Laurie, dinosaurs, and all things cute. We are the dinosaurs. Marching, marching. We are the dinosaurs. Laurie Berkner’s chart-topping, beloved hit “We Are the Dinosaurs” is now a picture book! Featuring an adorable cast of characters and vibrant, playful art by Ben Clanton, We Are the Dinosaurs tra

May 28, 2017
Uncle Holland by Lawson, JonArno, author. Uncle Holland

When Holland is caught stealing and joins the army to avoid jailtime, he is sent south, where he begins to paint the beautiful palm trees, parrots, flowers, and fish he finds there.

May 28, 2017