New Children's Picture Books

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Brother Hugo and the bear by Beebe, Katy.

Brother Hugo and the bear

After painstakingly handcrafting a replacement copy of a library book, a medieval monk tries to protect it from a hungry bear with a taste for literature. Includes historical note on illuminated manuscripts.

Apr 17, 2014
Camp Rex by Idle, Molly Schaar.

Camp Rex

Cordelia and her troup of dino-scouts enjoy a camping trip in the great outdoors.

Apr 17, 2014
Churchill's tale of tails by Sandu, Anca, author, illustrator.

Churchill's tale of tails

Churchill the pig gets help from his friends when he loses his tail, but soon forgets about his friends because of the fun he has trying on new tails.

Apr 17, 2014
Count on the subway by Jacobs, Paul DuBois.

Count on the subway

Illustrations and rhythmic text describe the sights and sounds of a subway ride in New York City as a mother and child go uptown, counting their way from one to ten and back again.

Apr 17, 2014
Cowy cow by Raschka, Christopher, author, illustrator.

Cowy cow

Cowy Cow has one hundred ideas, and some might even be good ones.

Apr 17, 2014
Coyote run by Dorémus, Gaëtan, 1976- author, illustrator.

Coyote run

Apr 17, 2014
Crabby Crab by Raschka, Christopher, author, illustrator.

Crabby Crab

Crabby Crab, unhappy about the way he looks and moves, is surprised to learn that he is loved just the way he is.

Apr 17, 2014
Cuckoo! by Roberton, Fiona, author, illustrator.

Cuckoo!

When Cuckoo hatches and does not speak the same language as the rest of his family, he bravely sets out to find someone who can understand him.

Apr 17, 2014
Digger Dog by Bee, William/ Johansson, Cecilia (ILT)

Digger Dog

Apr 17, 2014
Digger to the rescue by Archer, Mandy.

Digger to the rescue

On a busy day at the building site, Bear uses Digger to dig a hole, lay pipes, and even rescue a forklift that is stuck in the mud.

Apr 17, 2014
Dinner with the Highbrows by Holt, Kimberly Willis.

Dinner with the Highbrows

The first time a friend invites Bernard to dinner, his mother gives him a long list of rules to follow, such as keeping his elbows off the table and not speaking with his mouth full, but he soon sees that being well-to-do does not mean one has the best manners.

Apr 17, 2014
Dinosaur Vs. School by Shea, Bob/ Shea, Bob (ILT)

Dinosaur Vs. School

Apr 17, 2014
Duck & Goose go to the beach by Hills, Tad, author, illustrator.

Duck & Goose go to the beach

"Duck wants to go on an adventure. Goose doesn't. He doesn't see the point. After all, why would they go anywhere when they're happy right where they are? But then Goose sees the ocean and loves it. Who doesn't? Well, Duck, for one"--

Apr 17, 2014
Early bird by Yuly, Toni, author, artist.

Early bird

Early Bird wakes up before the sun. She is hungry. What will she have for breakfast? With language that emphasizes action words, this is a fun story for morning, nighttime, any time.

Apr 11, 2014
Elmer and the whales by McKee, David, author, illustrator.

Elmer and the whales

When Elmer the patchwork elephant and his cousin Wilbur decide to go whale-watching, as their grandfather Eldo did at their age, their journey becomes far more of an adventure than they anticipated.

Apr 17, 2014
Everything's better with a beard by Robertson, Si, 1948-

Everything's better with a beard

When asked if they would ever shave their beards, the Robertsons explain why they would never do that.

Apr 17, 2014
Extraordinary Jane by Harrison, Hannah E., author, illustrator.

Extraordinary Jane

"Jane the dog doesn't have a unique talent in the circus like the rest of her family, until the ringmaster discovers what is truly special about her"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 16, 2014
Fancy Nancy and the wedding of the century by O'Connor, Jane.

Fancy Nancy and the wedding of the century

"Fancy Nancy can't wait to attend her uncle's wedding. She envisions the most exquisite celebration to take place--after all, she's never been to a wedding before. But when Nancy learns that her uncle and his fiance´e, Dawn, are taking a more nontraditional route, she's afraid it won't be the fancy wedding she had hoped for. Fans of Fancy Nancy will delight in this story of how Nancy learns that sometimes a simple celebration can turn out to be more magnificent than she ever imagined!" --

Apr 17, 2014
Ferry tail by Kenah, Katharine.

Ferry tail

"Fed up with Cupcake the cat, Walter the dog leaves his ferry-boat home. Unwanted and unfamiliar with his island surroundings, [he] relies on none other than Cupcake to guide him home"--

Apr 17, 2014
Flight school by Judge, Lita.

Flight school

Little Penguin, who has the "soul of an eagle," enrolls in flight school.

Apr 17, 2014