New Children's Picture Books

New arrivals added to our Children's Picture Books Collection in the last 7 days

View all on one page

Sign up for new Children's Picture Books emails

Title Date added
Not this bear by Capucilli, Alyssa Satin, 1957- author.

Not this bear

"It's Bear's first day of school, and he's a bit reluctant to go. Mama says all bears love school; Bear isn't so sure. But school turns out to be full of fun--painting pictures, listening to stories, and making new friends. Maybe this bear will like school after all"--

Jul 2, 2015
Olivia helps the tooth fairy by Evans, Cordelia, author.

Olivia helps the tooth fairy

With Ian upset that he cannot meet the tooth fairy since his loose tooth won't fall out, Olivia tries to cheer him up by telling him about another fairy whose gifts he can easily attain.

Jul 2, 2015
One family by Shannon, George, author.

One family

In this story that introduces numbered groups from one to ten, we realize that families can be many things.

Jul 2, 2015
One word from Sophia by Averbeck, Jim.

One word from Sophia

All Sophie wants for her birthday is a pet giraffe, but as she tries to convince different members of her rather complicated family to support her cause, each tells her she is using too many words until she finally hits on the perfect one. Includes glossary.

Jul 2, 2015
Papa's backpack by Carroll, James Christopher, 1960- author, illustrator.

Papa's backpack

Illustrations and rhyming text portray a bear cub who understands that because Papa is a soldier, he sometimes must go, but imagines what it would be like to stay near by riding in Papa's backpack.

Jul 2, 2015
Pat-a-cake baby by Dunbar, Joyce.

Pat-a-cake baby

Late one night pat-a-cake baby wakes up his friends to help him bake a cake for a special guest.

Jul 2, 2015
Pen Pal by Ryan, Pam Munoz/ Fotheringham, Edwin (ILT)

Pen Pal

Jun 30, 2015
Pig and Pug by Berry, Lynne (Children's fiction writer)

Pig and Pug

Two pocket-size pets meet and get into a tussle when Pug insists that Pig is a pudgy pug, and again when Pig calls Pug a muddy pig.

Jul 2, 2015
Prince of a frog by Urbanovic, Jackie, author, illustrator.

Prince of a frog

Hopper is a frog who thinks he is a prince, so he starts out on an adventure to find a princess, whose kiss will transform him to his royal self.

Jul 2, 2015
Putting the monkeys to bed by Choldenko, Gennifer, 1957-

Putting the monkeys to bed

Sam is happy to play with his monkeys until way past bedtime, but he gets tired before them and has to find a way to get them to sleep.

Jul 2, 2015
R is for rocket - an ABC book by Hills, Tad.

R is for rocket - an ABC book

Rocket the dog, Bella the squirrel, Owl, and other friends discover the alphabet, from acorns and an angry alligator to a zig zag drawn by the Little Yellow Bird.

Jul 1, 2015
Room for Bear by Gavin, Ciara, author, illustrator.

Room for Bear

Bear and a family of ducks try to find the perfect home to share, but what suits the bear does not suit the ducks, and what suits the ducks does not suit Bear.

Jul 2, 2015
Rude cakes by Watkins, Rowboat, 1967- author.

Rude cakes

A story about a rude cake who never says please or thank you or listens to its parents, and a Giant Cyclops who is polite.

Jul 2, 2015
Sheep go to sleep by Shaw, Nancy (Nancy E.), author.

Sheep go to sleep

At the end of the day, tired sheep return to their shed but none can sleep until the collie arrives, giving a hug, a drink of water, and more until all have begun to snore.

Jul 2, 2015
Sleepers by Khalsa, Dayal Kaur.

Sleepers

Reluctant to go to sleep, a young child lies in bed and recounts the ways other people and creatures go to sleep.

Jul 2, 2015
Something extraordinary by Clanton, Ben, 1988- author, illustrator.

Something extraordinary

"A little boy wants his wishes to come true"--

Jul 2, 2015
Spy Guy - the not-so-secret agent by Young, Jessica (Jessica E.), author.

Spy Guy - the not-so-secret agent

Spy Guy is determined to become a good, sneaky spy, but he cannot do it without the help of his father, the Chief.

Jul 2, 2015
Sunday shopping by Derby, Sally, author.

Sunday shopping

"Every Sunday night a young girl and her grandmother go on an imaginary shopping trip using play money and the advertisements in the newspaper as a guide for their 'purchases'"--

Jul 2, 2015
Swimming, swimming by Clement, Gary, illustrator.

Swimming, swimming

The story of four friends who swim together.

Jul 2, 2015
The big blue thing on the hill by Zommer, Yuval, author.

The big blue thing on the hill

Far away from the city, in the middle of the Great Forest, is a special place called howling hill. It has always been peaceful and quiet, until one night, when a thing appears. It's blue, it's big, and the animals all agree that it has to go.

Jul 2, 2015