In my position as a technical processing assistant at the DeWitt Community Library, I catalog a lot of new picture books. Unfortunately, I cannot review them all, but I do read them all and have assigned a 🙂 to my favorites. Finley’s favorite is marked with a *. Below are a few I’ve cataloged recently. (Whenever possible, summaries have been taken directly from the books.)
As soon as the sun comes up, Camille opens her eyes. She has so many things to do!
Moe is little. But he is good at many things.
🙂 From her soft kisses and soothing hugs to her tasty tea and warming mug, Bird sweetly expresses her love to Fox so he knows that no matter how big he gets or where he goes, she is always with him.
To celebrate Rosh Chodesh, the beginning of a new month in the Jewish calendar, a family camps out in the Negev Desert in Israel and learns about the phases of the moon.
A delightful celebration of those nudie moments between bath and bed time.
🙂 The queen is devoted to her cats and they know they are loved, but when they try to win the king’s affection, they drive him right out of the castle–at least for a while.
* As an act of kindness, or mitzvah, six Jewish frogs secretly prepare a delicious pot of matzo ball soup for Minnie Feinsilver’s Shabbat dinner.
Ewe and Aye are very different but both dream of flying, so when Ewe’s love of wheels and Aye’s knowledge of wings come together, they finally get off the ground.
As a child, Elva asks for a violin so that she can make beautiful music, but many years pass before her dream can come true.
🙂 A picture book comically following one girl through each of the four seasons
🙂 When Mama tells Baby that she’s made a lovely lunch for her, she doesn’t know that the animals are listening at the window. And they are much hungrier than Baby.
🙂 Duck and Cat discover that being yourself makes for being the best of friends.
🙂 Just a friendly monster out taking a walk…that is, until he sees some Bunnies!!!
It’s time for The Best Pet Monster In The World Competition, and Albert can’t wait to enter his very own monster, Sidney!
By not covering his mouth or washing his hands, Simon spreads his cold to his teacher and classmates, much to the delight of three germs named Virus, Protozoa, and Bacteria.
One day the artist Henri Matisse cut a small bird from a piece of white paper…