New Kids' Picture Books
A mother dog finds eight other animals hiding around the house before finding her lost puppy. Flaps conceal the animals.
When a lazy bird hatching an egg wants a vacation, she asks Horton, the elephant, to sit on her egg--which he does through all sorts of hazards until he is rewarded for doing what he said he would.
"An illustrated picture book autobiography in which award-winning author Yuyi Morales tells her own immigration story"-- Provided by publisher.
The storyteller of Damascus / written by Rafik Schami ; illustrated by Peter Knorr ; translated by Hiltrud Schulz and Michel Moushabeck.
An old storyteller travels the streets of Damascus with a wonder chest full of images to delight children, but as time passes, the images fade and are replaced by glossy advertisements, changing the stories.
After spending the night at her new friend Sage's house, Sorrel is anxious to invite her buddy over to her place for a sleepover since her house is so different.
A laid-back sloth tries to make friends at her new zoo, but the other animals never have any time for her until the sloth meets a creature who is a little more her speed, and everyone stops to notice.
One day while out on an expedition, Sherwyn gets the surprise of a lifetime when he meets an extraordinary peace dragon named Omani.
"When you live at the edge of the no-go desert, you need to make your own fun. That's when you and your brothers get inventive and build a bike from scratch, using everyday items like an old milk pot (maybe Mum is using it, maybe not), a bent bucket seat, and bashed tin-can handles. The end result is a spectacular bike, perfect for going bumpetty bump over the sand hills, past your fed-up mum, and right through your mud-for-walls home."--Back cover.
"Children from all over the world describe what they see when they look outside their windows"-- Provided by publisher.
A little robot named Z finds a message in a bottle signed, "Love, Beatrice" and, unable to learn what love is from other robots, sets out on a quest to find the answer.
"It's Twinkle's first day at The Fairy School of Magic and Music, and she can't wait to make spells like all the othr fairies. But Twinkle keeps forgetting the magic words, and her spells go from bad to worse!" -- Publisher description.
Elbow Grease, a small, electric truck with a lot of gumption, enters the Monster Truck Grand Prix to prove to his brothers that he is just as capable as they are.
Spoonful of sweetness : and other delicious manners / by Maria Dismondy ; illustrated by Ronnie Rooney.
What's more fun than showing your baby how to blow kisses? Teaching children how to display respect, empathy, and other powerful traits will support them on their journey through life.
Lots more animals should definitely not wear clothing / written by Judi Barrett ; drawn by Ron Barrett.
Pictures of more animals wearing clothes show why this would be a ridiculous custom for them to adopt.
In an autobiographical poem in prose, the former United States Poet Laureate recalls his early years as the son of migrant farm workers, his schooldays, and his career, and assures readers that if he could, they can imagine a different life.
Harold is a very special bear who always wears a woolly hat, so when a crow steals the hat from him, he tries to win it back.
Describes how different animals take a bath, from cats using their tongues to lick their fur and polar bears scrubbing their faces with snow to pigs wallowing in the mud and little humans washing in the bathtub.
Josie is excited to finally get a loose tooth, but when her tooth doesn't fall out in the usual way, she finds a unique way to leave something under her pillow for the tooth fairy.
Introduces lunar new year, describing the food, decorations, and activities of the holiday.
Told in rhyming text, a train speeds through the night, revealing the sights and colors along the way to its young and sleepy riders.
Bear is very angry that he has to leave the park, but after taking a deep breath he learns to let it go.
Dreaming of flying just like other birds, Little Penguin decides to wish on a shooting star to make his dream come true, but he will need a lot of help staying awake until the shooting stars appear in the night sky.
"Little Brown is grumpy and lonely at the dog park, until he decides to take matters into his own hands."-- Provided by publisher.