New Children's Picture Books

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Pup and bear by Banks, Kate, 1960- author. Pup and bear

A stranded wolf cub is rescued and raised by a loving polar bear, and years later when he is grown into a wolf and on his own, he comes upon a lost polar bear cub, and the cycle begins again.

Oct 17, 2017
Pigeon P.I. by McLaren, Meg, author, illustrator. Pigeon P.I.

A pigeon private eye captures a birdnapper with help from his feathered friends.

Oct 17, 2017
The paper-flower tree - a tale from Thailand by Ayer, Jacqueline, author, illustrator. The paper-flower tree - a tale from Thailand

After admiring a peddler's tree made of paper flowers, Miss Moon plants one of the flowers and waits for a tree to grow.

Oct 17, 2017
Papa Chagall, tell us a story by Anholt, Laurence, author, illustrator. Papa Chagall, tell us a story

Through the stories that he tells his beloved twin grandchildren, Chagall relates his extraordinary rags to riches journey from a topsy-turvy cottage life in Russia, through the dark years of the war, emerging in the sparkling sunlight of Southern France. Anholt's fine illustrations appear on every page and include reproductions of Chagall's work.

Oct 17, 2017
The one day house by Durango, Julia, 1967- author. The one day house

A little boy promises his beloved friend, an elderly lady, that one day he will fix up her old house--and his words inspire the other people in the neighborhood to pitch in and get it done.

Oct 17, 2017
Nu Dang and his kite by Ayer, Jacqueline, author, illustrator. Nu Dang and his kite

After losing his kite on a windy day, Nu Dang spends the rest of the day paddling around in his boat searching for the lost kite.

Oct 17, 2017
My friend robot by Scribens, Sunny, author. My friend robot

Children and their robot friend build a treehouse in a rhyme that fits the tune of "London Bridge is Falling Down." Includes facts about simple machines, jobs robots do, an activity, and musical notation.

Oct 17, 2017
Molly & Mae by Parker, Danny, 1967- author. Molly & Mae

"Two girls experience the highs and lows of friendship on a train journey"--

Oct 17, 2017
Meow! by Ying, Victoria, author, illustrator. Meow!

A kitten wants to play with someone, but finds that all the members of his family are busy.

Oct 17, 2017
Lines by Lee, Suzy, 1974- author, illustrator. Lines

In this wordless picture book, each image starts with a single line, whether made by a pencil or the blade of a skate--and the magic flows from there.

Oct 17, 2017
The library book by Chapin, Tom, 1945- author. The library book

Using the lyrics to Tom Chapin and Michael Mark's "The Library Song," this picture book celebrates the magic of reading and of libraries.

Oct 17, 2017
La la la by DiCamillo, Kate, author. La la la

Follows a singing girl's fruitless search for a friend in her world, until one night when her song is finally heard by someone who understands.

Oct 17, 2017
The knish war on Rivington Street by Oppenheim, Joanne, author. The knish war on Rivington Street

Benny's family owns a knishery and sells delicious round dumplings. Then the Tisch family opens a store across the street--selling square knishes--and Benny's papa worries. So he lowers his prices! But Mr. Tisch does too. As each knishery tries to outdo the other, Benny helps his papa realize there's room on Rivington Street for more than one knishery.

Oct 17, 2017
K is for kindergarten by Dealey, Erin, author. K is for kindergarten

"Here comes kindergarten! A new classroom is exciting -- and also a little scary. Whether your little readers are gearing up for the first day or making their way through the school year, K is for Kindergarten will guide them through all the new experiences, from new teachers and friends to new rules. Silly rhymes and fun activities from A to Z help your kinder kid have the best year ever." -- From book jacket.

Oct 17, 2017
Imagine by Lennon, John, 1940-1980, author. Imagine

Illustrates, through the eyes of a little pigeon, John Lennon's song about imagining a world at peace, in which people of all sorts live as one. Includes afterword about peace, freedom, and Amnesty International.

Oct 17, 2017
I want that nut! by Valentine, Madeline, author. I want that nut!

"Mouse and Chipmunk covet the same nut"--

Oct 17, 2017
I don't want to be big by Petty, Dev, author. I don't want to be big

Little Frog does not want to grow up, and he gives his father all sorts of reasons why being small is best.

Oct 17, 2017
Hooray for books! by Won, Brian, author, illustrator. Hooray for books!

While Turtle seeks his favorite book, each of his friends offers his or her favorite to thank him for sharing.

Oct 17, 2017
The five forms by McClintock, Barbara, author, illustrator. The five forms

Award-winning author-illustrator Barbara McClintock’s meticulous research and vibrant watercolor illustrations breathe life into this frenzied, fictionalized exploration of China’s ancient Five Forms. When a young girl finds a mysterious, discarded book of martial arts poses, she ignores the warning printed in bold inside its cover: Do not attempt these forms without an experienced teacher! She decides to attempt them herself . . . but is shocked to find that doing so conjures real animals right

Oct 17, 2017
Ellie in concert by Wu, Mike, author, illustrator. Ellie in concert

"Since Ellie the elephant saved her home with her wonderful paintings, the zoo is back in business and the animals are more energetic than ever. All except for Lucy the giraffe, who hasn't been able to sleep with all the noise. Determined to help her friend, Ellie tries to tone down the ruckus and organize the animals into an orchestra"--

Oct 17, 2017