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 Frog’s favorite is marked with a 8). Below are a few I’ve cataloged recently. (Whenever possible, summaries have been taken directly from the books.)
Some of the kids in Marilyn’s class have monsters. Marilyn doesn’t have hers yet, but she can’t just go out and look for one. Your monster finds you. That’s just the way it works.
🙂 A vibrant celebration of feelings, in all their shapes and sizes.
Join in this sunny, funny celebration of being a toddler!
🙂 While thinking very hard about the perfect gift for her mother just before she falls asleep, Celeste is blown way up into the sky by the Wind, where she meets the Stars, the Moon, and the Sun, and when she awakens she finds exactly what she sought.
8) In the middle of a meadow, under a clump of dandelions, lives a curious and adventurous mouse–such a little mouse.
🙂 When her parents find a baby wolf on their doorstep and decide to raise him as their own, Dot is certain he will eat them all up until a surprising encounter with a bear brings them closer together.
🙂 Very strange noises that keep awakening the Wimbledon family one night have an even stranger source.
🙂 Rain comes down, flowers come up. The sun shines…Spring is a season of opposites!
An artist celebrates the many things he can do with a simple pen, and encourages the reader to do the same.
Felipe does not own any socks. Why own socks when the only shoes you wear are flip-flops? But once a week he needs all the socks he can find. Once a week he becomes the Sock Thief.
Everyone’s here to celebrate! Clap for the babies at the baby party!