The listening walk Showers, Paul.
A little girl and her father take a quiet walk and identify the sounds around them.
And two boys booed Viorst, Judith, author.
A boy is nervous about a presentation he has to give at school.
Mix it up! Tullet, Hervé, author, illustrator.
Using no special effects other than the reader's imagination, simple directions lead the reader to experiment with mixing and changing colors on the printed page.
Now it is winter Spinelli, Eileen.
A young mouse is encouraged by his mother to enjoy winter while waiting for spring to come.
The princess and the three knights Kingsbury, Karen.
A king devises a frightful final competition for the three knights who have excelled in the quest for the hand of his daughter, who possesses incomparable inner and outer beauty, in order to determine which is truly worthy of her love.
Draw! Colón, Raúl.
In this wordless picture book, a boy who is confined to his room fills his sketch pad with lions and elephants, then imagines himself on a safari.
Winter wonderland Esbaum, Jill.
Each year, as days grow shorter and trees become bare, the world outside seems to slow and darken. But for children, this time of year is magical. The frosty air crackles with play and laughter. There is a sense of excitement as snow and cold weather make for outdoor adventures that are not possible any other time of year.
I'm brave! McMullan, Kate, author.
"He's a big red engine with a siren, a horn, a tank full of water, and whole lotta hose! He's a good-lookin' fire truck, and he's brave, too. When the alarm sounds, he's gotta drive through smoke and heat straight to a blazing fire!!"--Front jacket flap.
Remy and Lulu Hawkes, Kevin, author, illustrator.
A down-on-his-luck painter with poor eyesight teams up with a dog with a knack for painting portraits.
Druthers Phelan, Matt, author, illustrator.
Challenged to use her imagination on a boring, rainy day, little Penelope shares time with her daddy while envisioning herself at the zoo, as a cowgirl, flying to the moon, and sailing to an island filled with dinosaurs.
Breaking news : bear alert Biedrzycki, David, author.
"In this story (told in the form of a television broadcast), bears emerge from hibernation demanding to be fed."
Tuck-in time Gerber, Carole.
At bedtime, a parent carefully checks baby's body from head to toe, encouraging gentle play.
Tyler makes a birthday cake! Florence, Tyler, author.
A sweet treat awaits Tyler and Tofu when they discover that dessert is delicious and fun to make! Plus Food Network star Tyler Florence shares two carrot cake recipes--one for people, and then a dog-friendly twist on this dessert favorite--and includes a Did You Know? section filled with fun facts about the ingredients.
The lake where Loon lives Reeves Sturgis, Brenda, author.
Through rhyming text reminiscent of "The House that Jack Built," follows the activities of Mama Loon and her two chicks as they encounter a number of various animals living on the lake.
Show time with Sophia Grace and Rosie Brownlee, Sophia Grace, author.
Cousins Sophia Grace and Rosie plan a show-stopping song and dance number for a talent show.
Uni the unicorn Rosenthal, Amy Krouse.
Uni the unicorn believes that little girls are real.
Winter is coming Johnston, Tony, 1942- author.
Each day, from September through November, brings glimpses of forest animals seeking food in preparation for the onset of winter, from a fox sniffing the last apple on the ground to a flock of wild turkeys that finds nothing.
You are (not) small Kang, Anna, author.
"Two fuzzy creatures can't agree on who is small and who is big, until a couple of surprise guests show up, settling it once and for all!"--Jacket flap.
Who's next door Kishira, Mayuko, author.
When Owl moves in next door to Chicken, they must find a find a creative way to enjoy each other's company despite their different schedules.
Bonjour Camille Cano, Felipe, 1975- author.
It is a Sunday morning, and Camille has so many things to do that she can hardly wait for the day to begin.
Spider sandwiches Freedman, Claire.
Monster Max will feast on anything crawly, creepy, hairy, and sticky, but his favorite snack is squirmy spider sandwiches.
The orchestra pit Wright, Johanna, author, illustrator.
"When a slightly befuddled but surprisingly endearing snake wanders into the wrong pit--the orchestra pit--peculiar things start to happen"--
If kids ran the world Dillon, Leo, author, illustrator.
In text and pictures, this book tells us how much better the world would be, if kids were allowed to run the world.
Daddy's zigzagging bedtime story Sitomer, Alan Lawrence.
When Jake and Jenny say they are bored with all their books and retold tales, their father makes up a new bedtime story about a princess who drives a monster truck and battles aliens aided by a cupcake-baking unicorn.
5 nice mice and the great car race Tashiro, Chisato, author, illustrator.
"With their eyes set on a grand prize of the biggest piece of cheese they've ever seen, the Five Nice Mice set out to work on building an unbeatable racecar."
Shark kiss, octopus hug Reed, Lynn Rowe.
Charlie the shark wants nothing more than a hug, and Olivia Octopus desperately wants a kiss, but none of the people on the beach are interested.
Oliver and his egg Schmid, Paul.
When Oliver finds an egg, he imagines the amazing adventures they will have together.
Ben & Zip : two short friends Linden, Joanne, author.
Simple text and illustrations guide young readers through the challenges faced by a boy who losses track of his dog.
A library book for Bear Becker, Bonny, author.
Although he sees no need for more books to read, Bear agrees to accompany Mouse to the library.
When a grandpa says "I love you" Wood, Douglas, 1951-
Explores some of the many and varied ways a grandfather can express his love, even without saying the words, such as by sharing his coin collection, holding hands when crossing the street, and attending tea parties.
This old band Wissinger, Tamera Will.
"Following the popular nursery rhyme, This Old Man, a cowboy band counts down from ten to one all day and night long"--
Nancy knows Young, Cybèle, 1972- author, illustrator.
Nancy the elephant remembers all kinds of things in all kinds of ways, but now she knows she has forgotten something. But what could it be?
Emily's blue period Daly, Cathleen, author.
After her parents get divorced, Emily finds comfort in making and learning about art.
Red Panda's candy apples Paul, Ruth, author, illustrator.
While selling candy apples, Red Panda worries that he will not have enough for all his friends and himself.
On the wing Elliott, David, 1947- author.
"Concise, witty verse and gorgeous illustrations allow readers to marvel up close at more than fifteen birds and make for a book that is sure to be beloved by birders of all ages"--Jacket flap.
Jack DePaola, Tomie, 1934- author, illustrator.
"Young Jack meets a host of animals on his way to ask the king for a house"--
Pom and Pim Landström, Lena, author.
Pom and Pim go outside, where the sun is nicely shining, but their day turns out to be full of ups and downs.
The night parade Roscoe, Lily, author.
In the Night Parade children play and sing while their parents sleep.
Baking day at Grandma's Denise, Anika.
"Children go to their grandmother's house to bake and enjoy spending time with their loving grandmother"--
Very little Red Riding Hood Heapy, Teresa, author.
Very Little Red Riding Hood's off to her Grandmama's for a sleepover, and she won't let anything stand in her way--not even a wolf.
The princess and the presents Hart, Caryl, author.
Princess Ruby is the most spoiled princess you could ever meet. On her birthday, she demands so many presents that the palace literally bulges at the seams. But when everything collapses on her father, Ruby realizes that perhaps there is such a thing as too many presents.
Dixie wants an allergy Corn, Tori, author.
"Dixie is jealous of the attention and sparkly bracelets her peers (who have allergies) get and so she sets out on a mission to find what she might be allergic to--with the warning to be careful what you wish for"--
The Punkydoos take the stage Jackson, Jennifer, 1972-
Lexi-Lou, who loves to sing, sets out to assemble the best preschool rock band around.
I am Albert Einstein Meltzer, Brad.
"Even when he was a kid, Albert Einstein did things his own way. He thought in pictures instead of words, and his special way of thinking helped him understand big ideas like the structure of music and why a compass always points north. Those ideas made him want to keep figuring out the secrets of the universe. Other people thought he was just a dreamer, but because of his curiosity, Einstein grew up to be one of the greatest scientists the world has ever known"--Amazon.com.
First day at zoo school Dillard, Sarah, 1961- author, illustrator.
"On the first day of school, vivacious Amanda the Panda meets anxious Alfred the Alligator. But when Amanda decides that Alfred would be the perfect best friend for her, the difference in their temperaments leads to hurt feelings"--
Hug machine Campbell, Scott, 1973- author, illustrator.
The hug machine is available to hug anyone, any time, whether they are square or long, spiky or soft.
Give and take Raschka, Christopher, author, illustrator.
In his apple orchard, a farmer meets a little man named Take and follows his advice, which does not turn out well, and the next day meets a little man named Give, whose advice is just as bad.
Small Blue and the deep dark night Davis, Jon (Illustrator), author, illustrator.
Small Blue's afraid that all sorts of frightening things are lurking in the dark, but as Big Brown takes her through a dark house to warm some milk, he suggests preposterous alternatives.
You are not my friend, but I miss you Kirk, Daniel, author, illustrator.
A sock monkey becomes angry with a stuffed dog while they are playing and declares they are no longer friends, but soon learns that he may not have been a good friend, either.
Whose hat is that? Bijsterbosch, Anita, author, illustrator.
As a hat flies on the wind, different animals encounter it and want to keep it, but the wind keeps blowing until the hat gets back to its rightful owner.
Wednesday Bertier, Anne.
"Wednesday is about Little Round and Big Square, two friends that get together to play every Wednesday"--
The way to the zoo Burningham, John, author, illustrator.
Discovering a magical door in her bedroom that leads her to the zoo, a little girl is tempted to bring one little bear back to her room, and then a menagerie of smaller animals, and then a medley of big animals, until pandemonium ensues.
Wazdot? Slack, Michael H., 1969- author, illustrator
An alien is mystified by the sights and sounds of Earth, but a decoder beam helps identify such oddities as a pig, vegetables, and a tractor.
Two Otoshi, Kathryn
There's a pig in my class! Thydell, Johanna.
A lonely pig sneaks into school where he enjoys lunchtime and making new friends.
Three little peas Rivoal, Marine, author, illustrator.
"The story of two little peas as they explore the world of the garden and set off to become just what they are meant to be"--
Telephone Barnett, Mac, author.
In this picture book a string of birds on a telephone wire plays a game of telephone, with the usual mixed up results.
Stanley the builder Bee, William, author, illustrator.
"What a job for Stanley--he's building a house for his friend, Myrtle. He will need his digger and his bulldozer and his cement mixer. He will also need his friend, Charlie to help. But will they manage to build the whole house?"--
Stanley's garage Bee, William, author, ilustrator.
"Stanley is working at his garage today. From filling up Hattie's red sport car with gas to changing the tire on Shamus' and Little Woo's blue car, it sure is a busy day. As his friends each come in with their car problems, Stanley knows just what to do to get them back on the road"--
Sometimes you barf Carlson, Nancy L, author, illustrator.
When you are sick, vomiting can be a scary experience, but you will get better.
Rattletrap car Root, Phyllis.
Various disasters threaten to stop Poppa and the children from getting to the lake in their rattletrap car, but they manage to come up with an ingenious solution to each problem.
Rex wrecks it! Clanton, Ben, 1988- author, illustrator.
Little dinosaur Rex smashes his way through his long-suffering friends' block buildings, testing their playtime fun and friendship.
Pig and small Latimer, Alex, author, illustrator.
Pig and Bug want to become friends but their size difference gets in the way, until they find something they both enjoy doing.
Otis and the scarecrow Long, Loren, author, illustrator.
When the farmer places a scarecrow in the cornfield, Otis the tractor and the farm animals try to make friends, but the scarecrow remains silent with a sour look on his face throughout the summer and fall.
Over there Pilcher, Steve, author, illustrator.
When Shredder, a little shrew who lives alone, overcomes his worry and sets out to explore what lies beyond the forest, he finds himself in trouble and discovers a new friend.
One big pair of underwear Gehl, Laura.
Progressively larger groups of animals try to share a limited number of scooters, cookbooks, nap mats, and underwear.
Mr. Brown's fantastic hat Imai, Ayano, author, artist.
Mr. Brown thinks he is better off alone until a woodpecker and some other birds make a home in his fancy hat.
Mr. Frank Luxbacher, Irene, 1970- author, illustrator.
On his last day of work, Mr. Frank, a tailor, receives an order to complete the most important outfit of his career.
Milo and Millie Robaard, Jedda, author, illustrator.
Embarking on an adventure at bath time, Milo and his teddy bear, Millie, navigate through imagined cityscapes, past spouting whales, and around swirling whirlpools before arriving at their destination just in time for a cozy good night.
Mia's thumb Stille, Ljuba, author, illustrator.
Mia's family members, from her brother to her grandparents, try all they can think of to get her to stop sucking her thumb.
Little Owl's day Srinivasan, Divya, author, illustrator.
Little Owl explores the forest at daytime after being woken up by a noisy squirrel.
Ladybug Girl and the dress-up dilemma Soman, David.
"It is Halloween and Lulu doesn't know if she should dress as Ladybug Girl or find a different costume for the special day"--
Kid sheriff and the terrible Toads Shea, Bob.
The Toad brothers are wreaking havoc in Drywater Gulch when a boy with no experience but immense knowledge of dinosaurs rides into town on his tortoise and declares himself the new sheriff.
I want to go home! Ross, Tony, author, illustrator.
When the Royal Family moves to a new castle, Little Princess misses her old room.
Julia's house for lost creatures Hatke, Ben.
Julie welcomes all lost and homeless creatures into her house, whether they be cats or trolls, ghosts or dragons, but soon realizes that each must have a chore in order for the arrangement to work.
I Wanna Go Home Orloff, Karen Kaufman/ Catrow, David (ILT)
Happiness is... Pfister, Marcus, author.
Two mice share moments of happiness throughout the year, from winter snowflakes melting on their tongues to jumping in a pile of autumn leaves.
The Hueys in None the number Jeffers, Oliver, author, illustrator.
One of the Hueys tries to explain the concept of "none" to another by finding different numbers of items, one through ten, then taking them all away.
Goodnight, You Côté, Geneviève, author.
While having their first campout, two friends discuss what scares them and with help from each other they see things in a different light.
Go to sleep, little farm Ray, Mary Lyn.
"The farm's creatures prepare for night and rest"--
Goodnight football Dahl, Michael, author.
In rhyming text a child, home from a game, bids goodnight to all the sights and sounds of a school football game.
The ghosts go haunting Ketteman, Helen.
"Verses written to the tune of "The Ants Go Marching" describe an ever-increasing parade of ghosts, witches, and other spooky creatures as they haunt a school on Halloween"--
Elmer and the monster McKee, David.
"There is pandemonium in the jungle. A strange roaring sounds sends the animals stampeding, convinced it's a monster. But all is not as it seems. Only Elmer the patchwork elephant is brave enough to investigate, and what he discovers comes as quite a surprise"--
Firebird Copeland, Misty.
American Ballet Theater soloist Misty Copeland encourages a young ballet student, with brown skin like her own, by telling her that she, too, had to learn basic steps and how to be graceful when she was starting out, and that some day, with practice and dedication, the little girl will become a firebird, too. Includes author's note about dancers who led her to find her voice.
Duck in the fridge Mack, Jeff, author, illustrator.
When his son is curious about their tradition of reading a story at bedtime, a father explains how it all started when he was a young boy and found an unusual visitor in the refrigerator.
Dino-Boarding Wheeler, Lisa, 1963-
Meat-eating and vegetarian dinosaurs compete in surfing, skateboarding, and snowboarding events.
Dragon's extraordinary egg Gliori, Debi.
A dragon finds an abandoned egg and lovingly raises the hatchling as her own, although Little One is very different from the baby dragons, and when disaster strikes it is the small, feathered hatchling that saves the day.
Colors versus shapes Boldt, Mike, author, illustrator.
Colors face off against Shapes in a talent show.
Brother Hugo and the bear Beebe, Katy.
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.
By Day, by Night Gibson, Amy/ So, Meilo (ILT)
A big day for Migs Hodgkinson, Jo, author, illustrator.
Migs' first day of school gets off to a rough start, but he overcomes his shyness to ask for help from his new classmates and makes the day special for everyone.
Before we eat : from farm to table Brisson, Pat.
As a family sits down to enjoy a meal, thoughts of those who provide the food, from farmers who plant and tend seeds to store clerks who sell groceries, fill each one with gratitude.
The bear's sea escape Chaud, Benjamin, author, illustrator.
Still looking for a place to hibernate, Papa Bear follows Baby Bear to a cruise ship, and winds up on a tropical island.
As an oak tree grows Karas, G. Brian, author, illustrator.
"From 1775 to the present, the landscape around a lone oak tree goes through significant changes"--
Go away, big green monster! Emberley, Ed.
Die-cut pages through which bits of a monster are revealed are designed to help a child control nighttime fears of monsters.
Max & Ruby at the Warthogs' wedding Wells, Rosemary.
Shortly before the Warthogs' wedding is set to begin, ring-bearer Max loses the ring and he, Ruby, and their friend Louise search the Ritz Hotel from bottom to top trying to get it back in time.
Alexander, who's trying his best to be the best boy ever Viorst, Judith.
After eating an entire box of doughnuts leads to consequences Alexander does not like, he decides to be the best boy ever for the rest of his life.
This Orq : (he cave boy) Elliott, David, 1947- author.
"Meet Orq. He cave boy. Meet Woma. He woolly mammoth. Orq love Woma. A lot. He want pet. Orq's mother say Woma shed. And smell. And not housetrained. Yuck. Woma not allowed in cave. But Orq has plan. Kind of."
The cat, the dog, Little Red, the exploding eggs, the wolf, and Grandma Fox, Diane, author.
Cat tries to read the story of Little Red Riding Hood aloud, but Dog keeps interrupting with silly questions.
Quest Becker, Aaron, 1974- author, illustrator.
In the Caldecott Honor-winning Journey, much of Becker's energy was devoted to the story's exquisite backdrops. Now, in the second wordless book of his planned trilogy, the focus is on his characters. On a rainy day in a city park, the girl who starred in Journey and the boy introduced at the end take refuge by a doorway under a bridge. To their surprise, a king emerges from the door just long enough to pass the two a map before soldiers apprehend him. Returning to the magical Pallonezia, they find the walled city in flames, under siege. Becker includes wonderfully evocative set pieces - a submerged city, a Mayan temple - as the pair follows the map to collect chalk markers in all the colors of the rainbow to free the king and save the city.
Daniel plays ball Testa, Maggie.
Daniel, Prince Wednesday, and Miss Elaina are playing at the park with Prince Tuesday. The group decides to play a game of animal ball, but Daniel can't seem to catch the ball. With some encouragement from Prince Tuesday, Daniel discovers that if he keeps trying, he will get better.
Hot Rod Hamster and the Wacky Whatever Race Lord, Cynthia, author.
Hot Rod Hamster enlists the help of his friend Dog to build a super sleek soap box racer for the Wacky Whatever Race.
Edward Hopper paints his world Burleigh, Robert.
"As a boy, Edward Hopper knew exactly what he wanted to be when he grew up: on the cover of his pencil box, he wrote the words EDWARD HOPPER, WOULD-BE ARTIST. He traveled to New York and to Paris to hone his craft. And even though no one wanted to buy his paintings for a long time, he never stopped believing in his dream to be an artist. He was fascinated with painting light and shadow and his works explore this challenge.Edward Hopper's story is one of courage, resilience, and determination. In this striking picture book biography, Robert Burleigh and Wendell Minor invite young readers into the world of a truly special American painter (most celebrated for his paintings "Nighthawks" and "Gas")"--
I am a witch's cat Muncaster, Harriet.
A "special witch's cat" is certain her mother is a witch because she keeps special potions in the bathroom, grows magical herbs in her garden, and whirls her broomstick around the room once a week.
Fiona's lace Polacco, Patricia, author, illustrator.
"Fiona and her family moved from Ireland to Chicago to begin a new life. Yet, when the family is struck with misfortune, will Fiona's lace help save them?"--
Baby bedtime Fox, Mem, 1946- author.
"After all the kissing and the hugging and the rocking and the snuggling, there at last comes a time for sleeping"--
Earth space moon base Price, Ben Joel, author, illustrator.
An unlikely trio lands on a planet and keeps the inhabitants at bay using bananas.
Rotten Ralph's rotten family Gantos, Jack, author.
"Ralph takes a swing through his family tree to find out why he's so rotten"--
Little Boo Wunderli, Stephen, author.
A pumpkin seed tries unsuccessfully to be scary until it grows into a pumpkin and Halloween arrives.
Skydiver : saving the fastest bird in the world Godkin, Celia, author.
Retells the story of several generations of peregrine falcons and the efforts of scientists and volunteers to save the endangered species as the raptors are raised in a sanctuary and reintegrated into the wild.
The slug Gravel, Elise.
My body belongs to me : a book about body safety Starishevsky, Jill.
"Without being taught about body boundaries, a child may be too young to understand when abuse is happening--or that it's wrong. This straightforward, gentle book offers a tool parents, teachers, and counselors can use to help children feel, be, and stay safe. The rhyming story and simple, friendly illustrations provide a way to sensitively share and discuss the topic, guiding young children to understand that their private parts belong to them alone. The overriding message of My Body Belongs to Me is that if someone touches your private parts, tell your mom, your dad, your teacher, or another safe adult"--
No nap! Yes nap! Palatini, Margie.
"Follow Mommy on her quest to settle Baby down for a nap as Baby dashes from family room to living room, both on the table and under it, through the kitchen and even hiding in the laundry basket"--
Flashlight Boyd, Lizi, 1953- author.
In this story without words, a child explores the woods after dark with a flashlight.
On my way to school Maizes, Sarah.
Livi imagines herself as an elephant, a Sherpa leading an expedition up Mount Everest, and a movie star signing autographs as she tries to avoid going to school.
I'm my own dog Stein, David Ezra, author, illustrator.
A dog without a human companion fetches his own slippers and curls up at his own feet but cannot reach a certain itchy spot in the middle of his back, compelling him to leash a poor lonely human who will loyally offer a helpful scratch.
What if ...? Browne, Anthony, 1946- author, illustrator.
As Joe and his mother walk down a street on their way to a party, Joe starts to worry about such things as what if he doesn't like the party and what if he doesn't like the food.
Andrew draws McPhail, David, 1940- author, illustrator.
Andrew's scribbles with a crayon he found become better and better until he is making drawings so realistic that they come right off the page.
There was an odd princess who swallowed a pea Ward, Jennifer.
Set in a castle, this variation on the traditional, cumulative rhyme looks at the consequences of a princess's strange diet.
A Christmas-Tastic Carol Brallier, Max/ Warren, Emily (ILT)
The Animals' Santa Brett, Jan/ Brett, Jan (ILT)
At the beach Rockwell, Anne F., author.
A child experiences enjoyable sights and sounds during a day at the beach.
Dog and Bear : tricks and treats Seeger, Laura Vaccaro.
"Dog and Bear are back in three new stories, all with a Halloween theme"--
Ninja boy goes to school Wilson, Nathan D., author.
"A little boy explains what it's like to go to school--when you're a ninja"--
If an armadillo went to a restaurant Fischer, Ellen, 1947-
Illustrations and easy-to-read text explore what various animals, from an armadillo in an underground restaurant to a wallaby in a sandwich shop, might choose to eat.
Monsters love school Austin, Mike, 1963- author, illustrator.
Nervous monsters attending school for the first time learn new things, make friends, and sample Chef Octi's special School Gruel.
Gigantosaurus Duddle, Jonny.
Four young dinosaurs are told to fear the gigantosaurus, but when the lookout among them decides to have a little fun, they all learn a valuable lesson about false warnings.
Bats in the band Lies, Brian, author, illustrator.
When the weather warms up, bats take advantage of an empty theater to stage a concert.
B. Bear and Lolly : off to school Livingston, A. A.
B. Bear, formerly known as Baby Bear, from the classic story "Goldilocks and the Three Bears" realizes the importance of friendship when he and his best friend Lolly attend the first day of school.
Ninja Red Riding Hood Schwartz, Corey Rosen, author.
In this twist on "Little Red Riding Hood," a certain wolf trains to be a ninja in order to catch his prey, but he is not the only one mastering a martial art.
Frog's lucky day Bunting, Eve, 1928-
"A beginning reader book containing two stories in which Frog and his friends try to find the end of the rainbow and Frog looks for a new pond when an unwelcome visitor won't leave his"--
Curious George : a home for honeybees Tibbott, Julie, adapter.
George and his friend Steve eat all of the honeycomb Betsy was going to use for her report on bees, so they build a beehive to make more.
Splat the cat makes dad glad Heyman, Alissa, author.
Hoping to cheer up his dad after a disappointing soccer game, Splat enters a Cat School Picnic father-son six-legged race that does not turn out quite as expected.
Huff and Puff and the new train Rabe, Tish, author.
When a speedy train challenges Huff and Puff to a race, the caboose and engine must find out it slow and steady can win the race.
My new friend is so fun! Willems, Mo.
Gerald the elephant and Snake fear that Piggie and Brian Bat will have so much fun together they will no longer need their best friends.
Gilbert the hero Clarke, Jane, 1954-
Gilbert, a little great white shark, is frustrated that his baby brother, Finn, is too small to play any shark games, but when a killer whale threatens Finn, Gilbert discovers being small has its advantages.
Rupert can dance Feiffer, Jules, author, illustrator.
Although Rupert liked watching his owner Mandy dance during the day, he secretly enjoyed dancing at night while Mandy slept.
The Recess Queen O'Neill, Alexis, 1949-
Mean Jean is the biggest bully on the school playground until a new girl arrives and challenges Jean's status as the Recess Queen.
Mr. Wayne's masterpiece Polacco, Patricia.
Because she is afraid to read an essay aloud in English class, young Patricia is invited to take Mr. Wayne's drama class where she paints sets, participates in fun exercises, and memorizes every part in the play the others are rehearsing.
Michael Recycle Patterson, Ellie.
Michael Recycle, the green-caped crusader, visits the town of Abberdoo-Rimey and proves to the residents that recycling can actually be fun.
Sleepover with Beatrice & Bear Carnesi, Mônica.
"Beatrice the bunny wants to share winter with her best friend, Bear, but he will be busy hibernating"--
The world of mamoko in the year 3000 Mizielińska, Aleksandra, author, illustrator.
It's the year 3000 in Mamoko, but what does the future hold? This is the second book in the revolutionary Mamoko series, in which the reader becomes the storyteller, sharing their discoveries as they use their eyes to uncover the cosmos of characters packed into every page!
The Berenstain bears visit the dentist Berenstain, Stan, 1923-2005.
Sister and Brother get some needed dental attention.
NiNi Spergelini guitar-ific! : let the adventure begin Spergel, Heather.
A boy. A guitar. On his way to school, NiNi spies the guitar in a music store window and swirls into a rockin' cool fantasy adventure. With favorite cat, Picaboo, NiNi performs onstage in from of thousands of people! After this ROCKerific event, NiNi can't help but wonder, will this magical guirat be his?
The way I act Metzger, Steve.
Rhyming text and color illustrations introduce young readers to ways in which children exemplify positive behaviors.
Windows, rings, and grapes : a look at different shapes Cleary, Brian P., 1959-
Introduces circles, ovals, triangles, squares, and rectangles.
Oh no! a fox! Stoeke, Janet Morgan, author, illustrator.
Rooster Sam unwittingly saves the hens of Loopy Coop Farm.
Brave Chicken Little Byrd, Robert, author, illustrator.
A retelling of the classic story of Chicken Little, who has an acorn fall on his head and runs in a panic to his friends Henny Penny, Ducky Lucky, and others, to tell them the sky is falling.
Home Baker, Jeannie.
A wordless picture book that observes the changes in a neighborhood from before a girl is born until she is an adult, as it first decays and then is renewed by the efforts of the residents.
Let's have a Daddy Day Kingsbury, Karen.
A father describes several possibilities for sharing special time with his son and daughter, but finally realizes that just playing and laughing together are fun and will be remembered warmly.
Old Manhattan has some farms : e-i-e-i-grow! Lendroth, Susan, author.
The magic bojabi tree Hofmeyr, Dianne.
Python has wrapped himself around the tree with its delicious fruit, and he won't share the fruit unless the animals can tell him the correct name of the tree.
Hermelin : the detective mouse Grey, Mini.
A mouse with typewriting skills secretly helps the people of Offley Street find lost items, and eventually saves the day.
The very cranky bear Bland, Nick, 1973- author.
On a cold, rainy day in the jungle, four animal friends hide in a cave to play, but unexpectedly meet a very cranky bear trying to nap.
Extraordinary Warren Saves the Day Dillard, Sarah (ILT)
If kids ruled the world Bailey, Linda, 1948- author.
Describes a perfect world from a child's point of view, including no bedtimes, no baths, pets of all kinds, tree houses in every yard, and play for everyone.
Little green peas : a big book of colors Baker, Keith, 1953- author.
Little green peas make their way into collections of objects of many different colors, from blue boats, seas, and flags, to orange balloons, umbrellas, and fizzy drinks.
A is for Annabelle : a doll's alphabet Tudor, Tasha.
Overview: Celebrated illustrator Tasha Tudor creates a Victorian treasure filled with dolls and dresses in this splendid counterpart to the Caldecott award-winning counting book 1 Is One. Each letter stands for one of Annabelle's favorite accessories, from cloaks to lockets to parasols. Early readers and doll collectors will delight in this gloriously bedecked and bejeweled version of the ABCs. A is for Annabelle, grandmother's doll, B for her box on the chest in the hall. Learn the alphabet from A to Z with the help of Annabelle the doll. Each gorgeously illustrated spread features one of her favorite things
Peanut Butter & Cupcake! Border, Terry, 1965- author, illustrator.
Peanut Butter sets out with his soccer ball to find a friend after moving to a new town, but everyone from Hamburger to Soup seems to be too busy to play.
Let's paint! Alborozo, 1972-
Mars needs moms! Breathed, Berke.
When a disgruntled boy sees his mother being kidnapped by Martians, he realizes he loves her and will go to any lengths to protect her.
Goal! Taylor, Sean, 1965-
"Where there's a ball . . . there will always be someone who wants to play soccer. Whether in Tanzania or Togo, Burma or Brazil, children love soccer. GOAL! celebrates the sport's power to bridge cultural divides and bring together the many and diverse people of the world. Filled with fun facts and striking photos, this book is a poetic snapshot of soccer around the globe, available just in time for the 2014 World Cup!"--
I wish I had a pet Rudy, Maggie.
An introduction to the joys and responsibilities of pet ownership via the efforts of several mice who're trying to decide which animal might be right for them.
Chickens don't fly : and other fun facts DiSiena, Laura Lyn.
"A book of fun facts about animals of all sizes, shapes, and species!"--
Help! We need a title! Tullet, Hervé, author, artist.
Take a peek inside this book and you'll find some characters (though they're still a bit sketchy). They'll be perplexed to see you, so they'll quickly try to track down their author (who has a lot more work to do). What you won't find is a story, or a title, because, guess what? The book isn't finished yet! But surely the author must have a story to tell? In this charming "meta" picture book, children of all ages are encouraged to interact with a book still in the process of being invented. And that's a story in itself!
A circle of friends Carmi, Giora.
When a boy anonymously shares his snack with a homeless man, he begins a cycle of good will.
Find spot! Previn, Stacey, author, illustrator.
Encourages young readers to find the hidden spots in a book filled with peek-through die-cut holes.
Fancy Nancy and the wedding of the century O'Connor, Jane, author.
"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 fiancée, 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!"--
Planet Kindergarten Ganz-Schmitt, Sue, author.
A young child imagines going off to Kindergarten as a journey to another planet.
Cowgirl Katie Manushkin, Fran, author.
Katie's dad surprises her with a trip to a ranch where she can ride a real horse.
Fly high, Katie! Manushkin, Fran, author.
Katie is flying to Florida to visit her grandmother, but she has never been on an airplane before.
A boy and a jaguar Rabinowitz, Alan, 1953-
The renowned cat conservationist reflects on his early childhood struggles with a speech disorder, describing how he only spoke fluently when he was communicating with animals and how he resolved at a young age to find his voice to be their advocate.
Mr. Birthday Hargreaves, Adam.
After organizing three fun birthday parties in one week, Mr. Birthday is upset when he learns that there is another birthday coming, but he cannot remember whose birthday it is.
Toe shoe mouse Carr, Jan (M. J.)
Chased into a theater by a cat, a mouse becomes entranced by the ballet dancers on stage and comes to be friends with one of them.
If I wrote a book about you Aulenback, Stephany, author.
A mother imagines how she would convey her love for her child if she were to write a book about their relationship.
My Yiddish vacation Skye, Ione.
Ruth loves going on vacation with her brother, Sammy, to their grandparents home in Florida, and one of her favorite parts is practicing her Yiddish, a Jewish language full of fun words.
Musk Ox counts Cabatingan, Erin.
"In this second installment, Musk Ox and Zebra try to make it through a counting book"--
The Berenstain Bears. We love our mom! Berenstain, Jan, 1923-2012.
With Mother's Day only a week away, Brother and Sister Bear are looking for the perfect present for Mama. After all, Mama Bear is always there for her cubs! When Brother scrapes his knees, Mama is there with bear hugs and kisses. When Sister needs help with her homework, Mama always lends a helping paw. So, what can the cubs possibly do to show their mom how much they love her?
Two speckled eggs Mann, Jennifer K., author, illustrator.
It's Ginger's birthday, and she has to invite all the girls in her class to her party, including Lyla Browning. Even though she doesn't want to! Lyla isn't like the other girls: she smells like old leaves, doesn't talk much, and once brought a tarantula to school for show-and-tell.
Watch out for the crocodile Moroni, Lisa, 1983- author.
Roly-poly egg Stileman, Kali.
The story of Splotch and the adventure of her roly-poly egg. Follow the dotted line and see where it goes. When Splotch's egg finally cracks, children can lift flaps to find a colorful surprise.
Bluebird Yankey, Lindsey, author, illustrator.
PICTURE STORYBOOKS. The wind is missing! Little Bluebird has never flown without her friend the wind before and is afraid to try. So she sets off an adventure to find it. Is it making wishes with the dandelions? Playing with the kites? Tickling the grass? Dancing with the balloons? She searches everywhere. In the end, she finds more than her favourite friend - she finds confidence too!. Ages 0+
The tooth fairy wars Coombs, Kate.
A determined young boy and a no-nonsense Tooth Fairy tussle over who gets to keep his baby teeth.
Olivia's ocean adventure : understand place value Day, Amelia.
Our neighborhood food drive : extend the counting sequence Halloran, Corey.
Jazzy in the jungle Cousins, Lucy, author.
The jungle animals help Mama JoJo find her baby lemur Jazzy.
Little Miss Neat Hargreaves, Roger, 1935-1988.
While Miss Neat is away on vacation, Mr. Muddle visits her house.
I fall down Cobb, Vicki.
Simple experiments introduce the basic concept of gravity and its relationship to weight.
It's okay to make mistakes Parr, Todd, author, illustrator.
Presents a series of situations in which taking chances and trying new things can lead to good results, even if there are mistakes along the way.
Goodnight, Daniel Tiger Santomero, Angela C., author.
Wind down from a busy day and get ready for bed with Daniel Tiger. It's almost time for Daniel Tiger to say good night, but there's still so much to do! There's play time and then bath time, and don't forget tooth-brushing time. Finally it's time to get cozy under the covers for story time and a special good night song.
God's amazing world! Spinelli, Eileen, author.
As Gracie tells her cousin, Bo, how God created the world, they play their way through their own version of each of the story's seven days.
My hamster Graubart, Norman D.
An introduction to the joys and responsibilities of owning a hamster.
My cat Graubart, Norman D.
Cement mixers Osier, Dan.
The patchwork Torah Ofanansky, Allison. author.
David learned from his grandfather to be a sofer, or scribe, and to care for the Torah scrolls that he receives, no matter their condition, until one day he assembles a complete scroll from pieces damaged in the Holocaust, fire, and floods.
Curious George gets a medal Rey, H. A. (Hans Augusto), 1898-1977.
Following a day of misadventures Curious George becomes the first space monkey.
World on a string Phifer, Larry (Larry H.)
Inspired by the happy times he shared with his big red balloon, Charlie imagines that his lost friend is now a very important part of the starry sky.
My dog Graubart, Norman D., author.
My bird Graubart, Norman D.
Bear Sees Colors Wilson, Karma/ Chapman, Jane (ILT)
Thank you day McDoogle, Farrah, author.
Preparing special notes to place on the Thank You Tree in the Neighborhood of Make Believe, Daniel Tiger and his friends think of various polite ways to express their gratitude to those who help them.
Beatrix Potter's nursery rhyme book. Potter, Beatrix, 1866-1943.
Traditional rhymes, adapted and illustrated by Beatrix Potter, are combined with her original rhymes and riddles.
My fish Graubart, Norman D.
Haley helps at school : use place value and properties of operations to add Fronczak, Blaine.
Uses situations featuring a helpful student in a school setting to demonstrate how to use place values to add larger numbers, and offers relevant addition word problems for the reader to solve.
A sister more like me Hicks, Barbara Jean.
"When they were very young, royal sisters Anna and Elsa were as close as could be. But then everything changed, and now, they couldn't be more different. They agree on just one thing: they both wish they had a sister more like them. Featuring the princesses of Disney's Frozen, this spirited look a sibling relationships is told in verse and features beautiful illustrations by an artist from the film"--Jacket flap.
Benjamin Dilley's thirsty camel Bradfield, Roger.
No one but Benjamin can see the wonderful animals he imagines, not even the camel who solves the problem of a leak in Benjamin's basement.
Fossil Thomson, Bill, 1963-
"When a boy and his dog go for a hike, the boy trips on a fossil, and it comes to life, revealing an ancient plant. The boy is so intrigued that he breaks two more fossils that come to life a dragonfly and a pteranodon. When these prehistoric creatures collide with present reality, the boy must figure out a way to make things go back to normal. " - Amazon
The change your name store Shirtliffe, Leanne.
"Wilma Lee Wu doesn't like her name any more so she decides to try on some new names at the Change Your Name Store and is transported all over the world to new cultures"--
The ABC of Fabulous Princesses Puchner, Willy, 1952-
"Meet the princesses from A to Z. Some are ambitious, some bashful, some dangerous ... but each of the twenty-six feathered empresses possess a uniquely charming character and come bearing an extraordinary gift for Prince William"--Publisher.
Friends help each other McDoogle, Farrah, author.
While attending a tea party at Katerina Kittycat's house, Daniel helps his friend when things go wrong.