New Children's Picture Books

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Yak and Dove by Maclear, Kyo, 1970- author. Yak and Dove

One day as Yak and Dove list their differences they come to the conclusion that maybe they aren't meant to be friends. In the hope of finding a new best friend, Yak holds auditions. But when a small feathered contestant sings Yak s favorite song, the two begin to think that maybe they are alike after all.

Oct 17, 2017
Wooden camel by Kahiu, Wanuri. Wooden camel

Picture storybooks. Etabo dreams of being a camel racer. One day he might even beat his older brother when they race. But with the price of water rising, Etabo's father must sell the camels, and his siblings must find work. What will Etabo do now? From acclaimed Kenyan filmmaker Wanuri Kahiu and award-winning illustrator Manuela Adreani, this story of love and hope centres on the inspiring Turkana people of north-west Kenya. Told with gentleness and humour, it is a universal story about keeping

Oct 17, 2017
The wolf, the duck & the mouse by Barnett, Mac, author. The wolf, the duck & the mouse

When a mouse is swallowed by a wolf, he learns that a duck devoured earlier has set up a table to enjoy the food the gluttonous predator eats.

Oct 17, 2017
There's nothing to do! by Petty, Dev, author. There's nothing to do!

Bored and unable to find anything to do, Frog asks his friends for suggestions and discovers that sometimes doing nothing is best.

Oct 17, 2017
Solutions for cold feet and other little problems by Sookocheff, Carey, 1972- author, illustrator. Solutions for cold feet and other little problems

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Oct 17, 2017
Sleep well Siba and Saba by Isdahl, Nansubuga Nagadya, author. Sleep well Siba and Saba

Forgetful sisters Siba and Saba are constantly losing things, then dreaming at night of the things that they have lost, until their dreams begin to reveal something else.

Oct 17, 2017
Roger is going fishing by Van Biesen, Koen, 1964- author, illustrator. Roger is going fishing

"In this sequel to Roger Is Reading a Book, Roger and Emily head to the lake to go fishing and catch more than they bargained for"--

Oct 17, 2017
Remembering Vera by Polacco, Patricia, author, illustrator. Remembering Vera

A stray dog secretly adopted by the men of a U.S. Coast Guard base in San Francisco Bay proves to be a hero.

Oct 17, 2017
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