New Children's Picture Books

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This day in June by Pitman, Gayle E.

This day in June

"A picture book illustrating a Pride parade. The endmatter serves as a primer on LGBT history and culture and explains the references made in the story"--

Dec 14, 2014
There was an old lady who swallowed a fly by Kheiriyeh, Rashin (ILT)

There was an old lady who swallowed a fly

An illustrated version of the cumulative folk song in which the solution proves worse than the predicament when an old lady swallows a fly.

Dec 14, 2014
Too small for my big bed by Stewart, Amber.

Too small for my big bed

Learning to be independent with the encouragement of his mommy, Piper dislikes sleeping alone in his bed and tries to sleep with his mother every night until he learns helpful lessons about overcoming fear.

Dec 14, 2014
The tooth fairy. The Tooth Fairy by Astley, Neville (CRT)/ Baker, Mark (CRT)

The tooth fairy. The Tooth Fairy

When Peppa Pig loses her first tooth, Mummy Pig and Daddy Pig explain that the Tooth Fairy is going to take Peppa's tooth and leave her a coin.

Dec 14, 2014
Violet and Victor write the best-ever bookworm book by Kuipers, Alice, 1979-

Violet and Victor write the best-ever bookworm book

When Violet decides to write a book, she insists that her twin brother help because he has good ideas, but Victor would rather count his pet worms.

Dec 14, 2014
Winter's coming - a story of seasonal change by Thornhill, Jan, author.

Winter's coming - a story of seasonal change

When Lily, a young snowshoe hare, hears that winter is coming, she does not know what to expect, even as the other animals explain what they do to cope with the change of seasons, although, they note, snowshoe hares do not need to do the same.

Dec 14, 2014
Hershel and the Hanukkah goblins by Kimmel, Eric A., author.

Hershel and the Hanukkah goblins

Relates how Hershel outwits the goblins that haunt the old synagogue and prevent the village people from celebrating Hanukkah.

Dec 14, 2014
The extraordinary Mr. Qwerty by Strambini, Karla, author.

The extraordinary Mr. Qwerty

Hiding his unusual thoughts under his hat, Norman Qwerty builds an extraordinary innovation when his ideas grow too big to hide and begin to transform his world in fantastical ways.

Dec 14, 2014
A Crankenstein valentine by Berger, Samantha.

A Crankenstein valentine

A boy who looks ordinary transforms into grumbling Crankenstein on the most "lovey-dovey, yuckiest day of the year."

Dec 14, 2014
Backhoe Joe by Alexander, Lori.

Backhoe Joe

Nolan is delighted to find a stray backhoe and, after naming it Joe and persuading it to follow him home, sets out to train it so that his parents will let him keep Joe as his very own.

Dec 14, 2014
365 penguins by Fromental, Jean-Luc.

365 penguins

When a box containing a penguin arrives anonymously on New Year's Day, a family of four is puzzled, but as they continue to receive one penguin each day their problems--and food budget, and storage issues--are multiplied.

Dec 14, 2014
Albie's first word - a tale inspired by Albert Einstein's childhood by Tourville, Jacqueline.

Albie's first word - a tale inspired by Albert Einstein's childhood

Because three-year-old Albie, who would one day be known as Albert Einstein, has never spoken, his concerned family takes him to a doctor who recommends a series of activities that might stimulate him to talk.

Dec 14, 2014
Chick 'n' Pug by Sattler, Jennifer Gordon.

Chick 'n' Pug

Chick leaves the boring coop in order to find his hero, Wonder Pug, and a little bit of excitement.

Dec 14, 2014
Boom boom by Naberhaus, Sarvinder.

Boom boom

An exploration of the four seasons, told through each season's distinct sounds.

Dec 14, 2014
Back to bed, Ed! by Braun, Sebastien.

Back to bed, Ed!

Ed the mouse will not sleep in his own bed, until eventually his exasperated and tired parents find a way to keep him from joining them in the middle of the night.

Dec 14, 2014
The olive tree by Marston, Elsa.

The olive tree

Sameer's neighbors left when war came to Lebanon, but now they have returned and instead of finding a friend to play with, Sameer meets an unfriendly girl, Muna, who confronts him about taking olives that fall from her family's tree to his side of the wall.

Dec 14, 2014
The legend of St. Nicholas - a story of Christmas giving by Mackall, Dandi Daley, author.

The legend of St. Nicholas - a story of Christmas giving

As Nick does last-minute Christmas shopping, he sees several Santas and overhears one retelling the legend of Saint Nicholas, which he takes to heart as he examines his own attitudes towards gift-giving.

Dec 14, 2014
Pirate, Viking & scientist by Chapman, Jared, author, illustrator.

Pirate, Viking & scientist

"A pirate and a Viking fight to become the very best friend of a kid scientist, who meanwhile devises the perfect formula for all three friends to play happily together"--

Dec 14, 2014
Noodle magic by Thong, Roseanne, author.

Noodle magic

Grandpa Tu is famous for his special noodles, and as the emperor's birthday approaches, he encourages his granddaughter, Mei, to find her own noodle magic.

Dec 14, 2014
In my heart - a book of feelings by Witek, Jo, 1968-

In my heart - a book of feelings

A young girl explores what different emotions feel like, such as happiness which makes her want to twirl, or sadness which feels as heavy as an elephant.

Dec 15, 2014