New Children's Picture Books

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How to find a friend by Costa, Maria S., author, illustrator. How to find a friend

A wistful blue squirrel and an athletic red rabbit are each looking for a friend and missing each other by inches, although helpful bugs are trying to steer them in the right direction.

May 19, 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 19, 2017
Hug time by McDonnell, Patrick, 1956- Hug time

Jules the kitten learns that giving a hug is the simplest but kindest gift of all.

May 20, 2017
I don't know what to call my cat by Philip, Simon, 1988- author. I don't know what to call my cat

Before a little girl has a chance to name the cat that arrives unexpectedly at her house, he disappears again only to be replaced by another "pet," Steve the gorilla.

May 19, 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
I want a sister! by Ross, Tony, author, illustrator. I want a sister!

Upon learning that her family is expecting a new baby, a little princess insists that a boy would be unacceptable--she wants a sister.

May 19, 2017
I want two birthdays! by Ross, Tony. I want two birthdays!

A little princess decides that two birthdays would be better than one, and three better than two, until every day becomes her birthday, but she soon realizes that the more birthdays she has, the less special they are.

May 19, 2017
I'm awake! by Eaton, Maxwell, author. I'm awake!

"An energetic young critter tries to coax his dad out of bed in the morning"--

May 19, 2017
I'm Smart! by McMullan, Kate/ McMullan, Jim (ILT) I'm Smart!

May 19, 2017
Independence Cake - a revolutionary confection inspired by Amelia Simmons, whose true history is unfortunately unknown by Hopkinson, Deborah, author. Independence Cake - a revolutionary confection inspired by Amelia Simmons, whose true history is unfortunately unknown

In this fictional story, Amelia Simmons, writer of the first American cookbook, creates an Independence Cake in 1789 to offer the newly elected President, George Washington.

May 19, 2017
It's great being a dad by Bar-el, Dan, author. It's great being a dad

When a gang of mythical creatures needs a hand, Dad steps in to save the day.

May 19, 2017
Jabari jumps by Cornwall, Gaia, author, illustrator. Jabari jumps

After he passes his swimming test, little Jabari decides he's ready to try jumping off the diving board, but when the big moment arrives, Jabari needs to work up the courage to jump.

May 19, 2017
Kings of the castle by Turnbull, Victoria, author, illustrator. Kings of the castle

George wants to build a sand castle that would turn any monster green, but when he meets the strangest creature he has ever seen, the night takes an unexpected turn.

May 19, 2017
Kitchen Disco by Foges, Clare/ Murphy, Al (ILT) Kitchen Disco

May 19, 2017
Ladybug Girl's day out with Grandpa by Soman, David, author. Ladybug Girl's day out with Grandpa

Lulu, who likes to dress in a ladybug costume, wants to learn everything when she visits the natural history museum with Grandpa, but as she moves from exhibit to exhibit, she discovers that sometimes you have to slow down to appreciate the wonder of what is around you.

May 20, 2017
Life by Rylant, Cynthia, author. Life

Life is beautiful, ever changing, sometimes not easy, but always worth waking up in the morning to see what might happen.

May 19, 2017
Lily's cat mask by Fortenberry, Julie, 1956- author, illustrator. Lily's cat mask

Lily loves the cat mask that allows her to be anything she wants, but when her teacher tells her no masks are allowed she worries about making friends.

May 19, 2017
Little Excavator by Dewdney, Anna, author. Little Excavator

When Little Excavator, who is eager to help, arrives at the construction site, he is told he is not quite ready for the jobs done by the larger vehicles, but they eventually find the job that is just right for him.

May 19, 2017
Little Pig saves the ship by Costello, David, author, illustrator. Little Pig saves the ship

Little Pig is too small to go to sailing camp with his brothers and sisters, so his grandfather makes him a model ship, and together they sail it on the stream--until it gets carried away by the current, and Little Pig has to rescue the ship before it iswrecked.

May 19, 2017
Little Plane learns to write by Savage, Stephen, 1965- author. Little Plane learns to write

Little Plane learns to write by practicing his skywriting.

May 19, 2017