New Children's Picture Books

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The mermaid by Brett, Jan, 1949- author, illustrator. The mermaid

"Set in the ocean off Japan, this retelling of Goldilocks and the Three Bears stars Kiniro, a mermaid, who finds a baby octopus's breakfast, chair, and bed just right"--

May 28, 2017
Making the world by Wood, Douglas, 1951- Making the world

Reveals the secret of how our unfinished world is being made complete by everyone who lives in it, including the reader.

May 28, 2017
Littles - and how they grow by DiPucchio, Kelly, author. Littles - and how they grow

A rhyming celebration of babies, or Littles, who are cared for by loved ones in every way and grow big in the blink of an eye.

May 28, 2017
Little Ree by Drummond, Ree, author. Little Ree

Little Ree trades in her city days for a country way of life when she moves with her family to her grandparents' ranch. She's excited to ride horses, swim in the pond, and help Grandma cook for everyone. But on her first day, she finds that living on a ranch can be tough. She has to get up at the crack of dawn, learn to herd cows, and make sure her horse, Pepper, doesn't eat everything in sight. And that's all before breakfast! Will she ever get used to this new place? Luckily, the end of the da

May 28, 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 is wrecked.--Provided by Publisher.

May 28, 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 28, 2017
Lily's cat mask by Fortenberry, Julie, 1956- author, illustrator. Lily's cat mask

"Armed with a vivid imagination and her trusty cat mask, Lily can take on anything--even a new school... But when her teacher tells her no masks allowed in class, Lily worries, can she make friends without it? Anyone who has been daunted by a new experience, or struggled to put on a good face, will relate to Lily. Whimsical art brings Lily, her father, and her new classmates to life, with text that begs to be read aloud. Perfect for Father's Day, back to school, and even Halloween--Lily and her

May 28, 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 28, 2017
The last tree by Chabbert, Ingrid, author. The last tree

A boy finds a sapling behind a crumbling wall in the concrete city he calls home and decides to replant it in a safe place to save it from a development project.

May 28, 2017
Kitchen disco by Foges, Clare, author. Kitchen disco


May 28, 2017
Jabari jumps by Cornwall, Gaia. author. Jabari jumps

"Jabari is definitely ready to jump off the diving board. He's finished his swimming lessons and passed his swim test, and he's a great jumper, so he's not scared at all. "Looks easy," says Jabari, watching the other kids take their turns. But when his dad squeezes his hand, Jabari squeezes back. He needs to figure out what kind of special jump to do anyway, and he should probably do some stretches before climbing up onto the diving board. In a sweetly appealing tale of overcoming your fears, ne

May 28, 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 28, 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 28, 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 28, 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 28, 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 28, 2017
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 28, 2017
A horse named Steve by Collier, Kelly (Kelly M.), author, illustrator. A horse named Steve

"Steve is a fine horse, begins Kelly Collier s clever picture book. But he thinks he could be finer. He wants to be EXCEPTIONAL. When Steve finds a beautiful gold horn lying on the ground in the forest, he realizes he has found his path to the exceptional! He immediately ties the horn to the top of his head and prances off to show his friends. Not everyone is impressed, but most of his friends agree Steve and his horn are indeed exceptional. In fact, many of his friends are so inspired, they dec

May 28, 2017
Hattie & Hudson by Van Dusen, Chris, author, illustrator. Hattie & Hudson

It's a summer day so beautiful and peaceful that Hattie, paddling in her canoe in the middle of a lake, can't help but sing. In the deep water below, a creature is lurking. He's huge and green, with a long, long neck and he rarely leaves his lair. But on this day, he hears something sweet and inviting. He hears a song. What happens when the creature rises to the surface is nothing short of magical. Can a young girl and an enormous lake monster become friends? Together, can they save the beast fr

May 28, 2017
Harry and Clare's amazing staycation by Staunton, Ted, 1956- author. Harry and Clare's amazing staycation

Not going away for vacation during spring break, Harry and Clare must use their imaginations to travel to far away places while stuck inside during a rainy day.

May 28, 2017