New Children's Picture Books

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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 14, 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 14, 2017
Engineer Arielle and the Israel Independence Day surprise by Cohen, Deborah Bodin, 1968- author. Engineer Arielle and the Israel Independence Day surprise

"Engineer Arielle drives her train through Jerusalem on Israel Independence Day, greeting friends and waiting to celebrate with her brother Ezra, who is the lead pilot in the Israeli Air Force's special air show"--Provided by publisher.

Sep 16, 2017
Everything Is Mama by Fallon, Jimmy/ Ordę̤z, Miguel (ILT) Everything Is Mama

Sep 15, 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 15, 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 14, 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 15, 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
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
Hungry Bird by Tankard, Jeremy, author, illustrator. Hungry Bird

"Bird is hiking with his friends when his tummy rumbles. But no one packed him a snack that he likes! With every step, his hunger mounts until he collapses on the ground. How will Bird survive if he doesn't eat the perfect something this instant?!"--

Sep 16, 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 14, 2017
I want to be in a scary story by Taylor, Sean, 1965- author. I want to be in a scary story

Monster may think he wants to be in a scary story, but then again . . . A hilarious return by the team that brought us Hoot Owl, Master of Disguise. Our author would like to write a funny story, but his main character -- Monster -- has a different idea. He wants to be the star of a chilling, petrifying, utterly terrifying SCARY story. But scary stories . . . well, they can be very scary -- especially for their characters! Particularly when they involve dark forests and creepy witches and spooky

Sep 14, 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
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 15, 2017
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 14, 2017
K is for kindergarten by Dealey, Erin, author. K is for kindergarten

Introduces the letters of the alphabet to describe the experiences of attending kindergarten, including G for getting along, L for listening, N for numbers, and P for playground.

Sep 14, 2017
King of the Sky by Davies, Nicola, 1958- author. King of the Sky

When a young boy moves from his home in Italy to Wales, the only thing that cheers him up are the racing pigeons that Mr. Evans keeps in a loft behind his house.

Sep 14, 2017
La princesa and the pea by Elya, Susan Middleton, 1955- author. La princesa and the pea

"A rhyming twist on a classic fairy tale in which a queen places a pea under a young lady's mattress to see if she is truly a princess. Incorporates Spanish words and Includes a glossary"--

Sep 19, 2017
Leap! by Lawson, JonArno, author. Leap!

A startled little flea triggers a domino effect of surprised jumps in a grasshopper, a bunny, a dog and other animals in a circular story poem that combines engaging action words with mixed-media collage art.

Sep 19, 2017
Little Elliot, fall friends by Curato, Mike, author, illustrator. Little Elliot, fall friends

Elliot the little elephant and his best friend, Mouse, play hide-and-seek during an autumn vacation in the countryside.

Sep 14, 2017