New Children's Picture Books

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Surprise! Surprise! by Daly, Niki, author, illustrator. Surprise! Surprise!

Mr. Tati goes to town to shop for a baby for his wife, but when he cannot find one he brings home a baby pig instead whom they name Potter and raise as if he were human until it is time for him to go to school.

May 28, 2017
T.Veg - the story of a carrot-crunching dinosaur by Prasadam-Halls, Smriti, author. T.Veg - the story of a carrot-crunching dinosaur

Scolded by his parents and teased by classmates, Reginald, a tyrannosaurus rex who does not likes meat, leaves home in hopes of finding acceptance among the herbivores.

May 28, 2017
That neighbor kid by Miyares, Daniel, author, illustrator. That neighbor kid

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May 28, 2017
The Berenstain bears get the gimmies by Berenstain, Stan, 1923-2005. The Berenstain bears get the gimmies

"Gran and Gramps come up with a plan to help selfish Brother and Sister Bear get rid of a bad case of the galloping greedy gimmies."--Title page verso.

May 28, 2017
The blue songbird by Kousky, Vern, author, illustrator. The blue songbird

A little blue songbird longs to sing like her sisters. But whenever she tries, she cannot get the tune right. Her mother encourages her to leave home and find a song that only she can sing. With courage and tenacity, she travels the world, seeking advice from a crane, an owl, and a mean-looking crow, and other birds, hoping they will lead her to her special song. Told in gentle, lyrical prose and with bright, beautiful watercolor illustrations, The Blue Songbird is an empowering story for kids o

May 26, 2017
The book no one ever read by Funke, Cornelia, 1958- author, illustrator. The book no one ever read

Morry is a book in a library waiting to tell his story.

May 28, 2017
The book of mistakes by Luyken, Corinna, author, illustrator. The book of mistakes

"As an artist creatively incorporates her slipups into a drawing, readers see the ways in which 'mistakes' can provide inspiration and opportunity, and reveal that both the art and artist are works-in-progress"--

May 28, 2017
The forever garden by Snyder, Laurel, author. The forever garden

"A young girl and her neighbor bond over a love of gardening"--

May 28, 2017
The gold leaf by Hall, Kirsten, author. The gold leaf

When the forest animals find a gold leaf, they fight about who gets to have it.

May 28, 2017
The last tree by Chabbert, Ingrid, author. The last tree

A boy finds a sapling behind a crumbling wall in the concrete city he calls home and decides to replant it in a safe place to save it from a development project.

May 28, 2017
The mermaid by Brett, Jan, 1949- author, illustrator. The mermaid

"Set in the ocean off Japan, this retelling of Goldilocks and the Three Bears stars Kiniro, a mermaid, who finds a baby octopus's breakfast, chair, and bed just right"--

May 28, 2017
The Whopper by Ashdown, Rebecca, author, illustrator. The Whopper

A little boy named Percy tells a lie, which turns into the Whopper, a hungry and persistant monster. As Percy's guilt grows, the Whopper does too, until finally ... the Whopper easts Percy! It is only when the the Whopper threatens to also eat Percy's brother that Percy finally speaks up --

May 28, 2017
There might be lobsters by Crimi, Carolyn, author. There might be lobsters

A little dog's paralyzing anxiety gives way to bravery when someone smaller arrives in need during a whooshy, splashy, overwhelming day at the beach.

May 28, 2017
There, there by Beiser, Tim, 1959- author. There, there

May 28, 2017
Things to do with dad by Zuppardi, Sam, author, illustrator. Things to do with dad

When a little boy see a long list of chores on the refrigerator, he utilize his creative energy with a green crayon to transform time spent with his dad into a celebration of fun.

May 28, 2017
This Book Will Not Be Fun by Dunlap, Cirocco/ Tallec, Olivier (ILT) This Book Will Not Be Fun

May 28, 2017
Time out! by Barba, Ale, author, illustrator. Time out!

"A young boy gets sent to time out and his imagination soars"--

May 28, 2017
Toad on the road - a cautionary tale by Shaskan, Stephen, author, illustrator. Toad on the road - a cautionary tale

Illustrations and rhyming text invite the reader to help Toad learn that the road is no place to play.

May 28, 2017
Toucans, too by Murguia, Bethanie Deeney, author, illustrator. Toucans, too

Thinking the cockatoos have said "toucan stew," the toucans run away in a toucan canoe but the cockatoos set things right with some two-can stew.

May 28, 2017
Touch the Earth by Lennon, Julian, 1963- author. Touch the Earth

The WhiteFeatherFlier, a magical airplane, takes children around the world to engage them in helping the environment by spreading water to thirsty people, pulling pollution from the ocean, and using irrigation to make the desert bloom.

May 28, 2017