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. Below are a few I’ve cataloged recently. (Whenever possible, summaries have been taken directly from the books.)
When one of Mrs. Hen’s eggs rolls away from its nest and down a hole, little Pakkun the Wolf dashes after it. The hole, however, is no ordinary hole in the ground–it leads both the egg and Pakkun to the Land of Dinosaurs.
Every Sunday night a young girl and her grandmother go on an imaginary shopping trip using play money and the advertisements in the newspaper as a guide for their “purchases”.
A conscientious mouse tries to locate the owner of a single unclaimed shoe.
🙂 …Inspired by the true story of two sister, Cadence and Emi, who cleverly convinced their dad to adopt a puppy for their family.
🙂 Confusion abounds when a poorly spoken donkey says to a grammarian yam, “I yam a donkey!”
Why are all the chickens dancing around after an acorn hit Chicken Little on the head? What do Rabbit, Squirrel, and Cat have to say about all this? And what is sneaky Fox planning?
🙂 All Sophie wants for her birthday is a pet giraffe, but as she tries to convince different members of her rather complicated family to support her cause, each tells her she is using too many words until she finally hits on the perfect one.
A little boy wants his wishes to come true.
Best friends B. Bear and Lolly are working on their invention, a Porridge Perfecter, when the Gingerbread man wrecks the machine and keeps running without apologizing or offering to help.
🙂 There are four mice brothers: Rick, Mick, Vick…and Nick! Nick is the youngest, and while his brothers each know exactly what they want, Nick is never quite sure. But he might be waiting for the right moment to bloom.
Maya’s family is preparing for a new baby and she wants to help, so she draws on her interest in birds’ nests to create a very special quilt.