New Children's Picture Books

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Jeffrey and Sloth by Winters, Kari-Lynn, 1969- Jeffrey and Sloth

When a doodle tries to take over Jeffrey's life, Jeffrey uses the written word to put it back in its place.

Sep 22, 2017
It takes a village by Clinton, Hillary Rodham, author. It takes a village

A community coming together--believing in each other, helping each other, and sharing burdens and joys--can make a difference.

Sep 23, 2017
In your hands by Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author. In your hands

A black mother expresses the many hopes and dreams she has for her child in this powerful picture book masterpiece that’s perfect for gift-giving.

Sep 17, 2017
In the middle of fall by Henkes, Kevin, author. In the middle of fall

"Introduces concepts and vocabulary of fall--autumn colors, changes in plants and animals ... and wind, which soon leads to the next season"--

Sep 21, 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.

Sep 22, 2017
If you were the moon by Salas, Laura Purdie, author. If you were the moon

"If you were the moon, what would you do? You'd spin like a twilight ballerina and play dodgeball with space rocks! Find out more in this lyrical list poem accompanied by stunning illustrations."--

Sep 21, 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.

Sep 22, 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.

Sep 22, 2017
His Royal Highness, King Baby - a terrible true story by Lloyd-Jones, Sally, 1960- author. His Royal Highness, King Baby - a terrible true story

On one horrible day, a new ruler is born into a young princess s family a ruler she dubs His Royal Highness, King Baby. This small interloper is so smelly. He is so noisy. And all the talk in the Land is about him ( Such a nice burp! Oh, what a lovely poo-poo! ), nonstop, ALL THE TIME! Has there ever been such an era of wicked rule?

Sep 20, 2017
Groovy Joe - dance party countdown by Litwin, Eric, author. Groovy Joe - dance party countdown

Groovy Joe is a guitar playing dog who loves to sing and dance, and when many other dogs come and join him his home gets a little crowded, but the party is fun, and Joe is definitely a guitar hero.

Sep 17, 2017
Give thank you a try by Patterson, James, 1947- author. Give thank you a try

An illustrated exploration of the phrase "thank you" and the many scenarios of kindness and gratitude in which it can be used.

Sep 23, 2017
Frida Kahlo and the bravest girl in the world / Famous Artists and the Children Who Knew Them by Anholt, Laurence, author. Frida Kahlo and the bravest girl in the world / Famous Artists and the Children Who Knew Them

A little girl named Mariana goes to Frida Kahlo's house to get her portrait painted, but she is nervous about the strange things she has heard about the house and Frida Kahlo.

Sep 22, 2017
Flashlight night by Esenwine, Matt Forrest, author. Flashlight night

"Flashlight Night is an ode to the power of imagination and the wonder of books. Three children use a flashlight to light a path around their backyard at night; in the flashlight's beam another world looms. Our heroes encounter spooky woods, a fearsome tiger, a time-forgotten tomb, an Egyptian god, a sword-fighting pirate, and a giant squid. With ingenuity, they vanquish all, then return to their tree house--braver, closer, and wiser than before--to read the books that inspired their adventure."

Sep 22, 2017
Feather by Cao, Wenxuan, 1954- author. Feather

A single feather, blown about by the wind, asks a variety of birds if she belongs to them but is dismissed time and again until she gives up her quest.

Sep 23, 2017
Everything Is Mama by Fallon, Jimmy/ Ordę̤z, Miguel (ILT) Everything Is Mama

Sep 23, 2017
Elmer and the tune by McKee, David, author, illustrator. Elmer and the tune

"When Rose meets Elmer, the patchwork elephant, she's humming a tune that she just can't get out of her head. When she leaves, Elmer realises he can't get the tune out of his head either-- and as he crosses the jungle he can see the infectious tune spreading to every animal Rose has met! Can Elmer help everyone get rid of it?"

Sep 22, 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"--

Sep 22, 2017
Drop by drop - a story of Rabbi Akiva by Jules, Jacqueline, 1956- author. Drop by drop - a story of Rabbi Akiva

"With his wife's encouragement, a shepherd learns to read at age 40 and eventually becomes one of the greatest sages in Jewish history"--Provided by publisher.

Sep 22, 2017
Draw the Line by Otoshi, Kathryn Draw the Line

Sep 22, 2017
Don't go to school! by Zepf, Máire, author. Don't go to school!

Benno is really excited for his first day of school, but Mommy wants him to stay at home with her.

Sep 23, 2017