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.)
🙂 Friendship advice given as gardening tips.
Tom tells all about his bicycle, his ride to work past trucks, cars, and even elephants, and his work as a circus performer.
🙂 Take flight with birds right outside your window, whether chickadees or cardinals, sparrows or starlings.
Bunnies Binny, Benny, Bernie, Bonnie, and Buddy love doing everything together until Hoppelpopp, a great big rabbit, challenges them to a competition that will determine which of them is the best.
A boy likes owls and wishes only to do what owls do, but will he really eat a mouse?
🙂 The monkey doesn’t want to share his banana when a playful bumblebee wants a bite. But soon the monkey finds himself with a much bigger problem on his hands…
If you plant a carrot seed…a carrot will grow. If you plant a cabbage seed…cabbage will grow. But what happens if you plant a seed of kindness…or selfishness?
A small insect learns that even though she can walk on the ceiling and fly superfast, there are dangers lurking everywhere.
Callie and her family are moving from their house to an apartment, so they’re having a yard sale. It can be hard to let things go, but in the end, it’s who you have–not what you have–that counts.
🙂 When Mom gives them each a blank book to fill, three creative siblings write three very different stories that add up to one colorful portrait of a family.