New Children's Picture Books

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Joseph Fipps by Robert, Nadine.

Joseph Fipps

"Joseph Fipps is a very energetic little boy, so energetic that sometimes his mother has had enough. Here he gets angry at her and she suggests he find another mother, a walrus mother"--

Apr 18, 2014
Joy in Mudville by Raczka, Bob/ Dibley, Glin (ILT)

Joy in Mudville

Apr 18, 2014
Lamby Lamb by Raschka, Christopher, author, illustrator.

Lamby Lamb

The narrator uses reverse psychology to get a young sheep dressed.

Apr 18, 2014
Letter lunch by Gutiérrez, Elisa, 1972- author.

Letter lunch

Hoping for a tasty alphabet lunch, a hungry brother and sister forage for edible letters in their back yard, at the local market, and through the woods before cooking up a feast of vowel-seasoned consonants to share with friends.

Apr 18, 2014
Love you when-- by Kranz, Linda, 1955-

Love you when--

Verses on how the ones we love are always with us.

Apr 18, 2014
Lyle, Lyle, crocodile by Waber, Bernard.

Lyle, Lyle, crocodile

Lyle is perfectly happy living with the Primms on East 88th St. until irritable Mr. Grumps next door changes all that.

Apr 18, 2014
Matilda's cat by Gravett, Emily, author, illustrator.

Matilda's cat

Illustrations and simple text show Matilda's attempts to learn what her cat likes best, as well as the real answer.

Apr 16, 2014
May there always be sunshine - a traditional song by Gill, Jim.

May there always be sunshine - a traditional song

Using thoughts children have shared during concerts, the book expands on a traditional Russian folk song.

Apr 18, 2014
Monster chefs by Anderson, Brian, 1974-

Monster chefs

Tired of eating only eyeballs and ketchup, a horrible king sends his four monster chefs out to find something different for him to eat, with surprising results.

Apr 18, 2014
Moonbear's skyfire by Asch, Frank.

Moonbear's skyfire

When he sees a rainbow for the first time, Bear thinks that the sky is on fire and he is determined to put out the skyfire.

Apr 18, 2014
Moonbear's sunrise by Asch, Frank, author, illustrator.

Moonbear's sunrise

When Bear tries to see the sunrise but always oversleeps, Little Bird makes a suggestion.

Apr 18, 2014
Motordog by Cyrus, Kurt, author.

Motordog

Flip orders a "perfect pet" from the Internet but neither the leash nor the remote control may be enough when Motor Dog decides to go after Scoot the Cat.

Apr 16, 2014
My bus by Barton, Byron, author, illustrator.

My bus

"A bus driver named Joe heads out on his route, stopping at one bus stop after another to pick up passengers. He picks up five dogs and five cats in all, dropping nine of them off at the plane, train, or boat. The tenth passenger, a dog, Joe takes home"--

Apr 18, 2014
My dream playground by Becker, Kate M.

My dream playground

Dreaming of a day when there will be a real playground in her own neighborhood, a little girl is ecstatic when she learns that a local playground has been planned, in a story inspired by the construction of the first playground built by the KaBOOM! national nonprofit.

Apr 16, 2014
My humongous hamster by Freytag, Lorna, author, illustrator.

My humongous hamster

The imaginary antics of a hamster with a humongous appetite who grows to enormous size.

Apr 18, 2014
My humongous hamster by Freytag, Lorna, author, illustrator.

My humongous hamster

The imaginary antics of a hamster with a humongous appetite who grows to enormous size.

Apr 15, 2014
Naked! by Black, Michael Ian/ Ohi, Debbie Ridpath (ILT)

Naked!

Apr 18, 2014
Naughty kitty by Stower, Adam, author, illustrator.

Naughty kitty

Lily learns that kitties can be almost as much trouble as dogs--but they can also be very comforting.

Apr 18, 2014
Number one Sam by Pizzoli, Greg.

Number one Sam

"A competitive race-car driving dog learns that some things are more important than being number one"--

Apr 18, 2014
Oliver's tree by Chase, Kit.

Oliver's tree

Oliver the elephant loves playing hide-and-seek but cannot tag his friends, Lulu and Charlie, when they hide in trees--their favorite spots--so they work together to find a tree where all three can play together.

Apr 18, 2014