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 try to read them all. Below are a few I’ve cataloged recently. I have assigned a 🙂 to my favorites. (Whenever possible, summaries have been taken directly from the books.)
🙂 There’s a surefire way to stop a tickle monster: tickle him right back!
Once there was a girl, a very little girl. And there was a dragon, a very biggle dragon. They were friends…
🙂 A big sister explains all there is to know about little sisters…
🙂 Daisy Marsha Martin’s dilly dallying makes her late for nearly everything, but if she cannot find a way to make it to her swimming lesson on time, her “mermaid training” will be at an end.
Do you ever feel as stubborn as a mule? Or as chicken as a chicken? Of course you do! Everyone does.
A monster tries to chomp any reader who wants to go past the first page of the book in order to keep his cakes safe.
In this outer space adaptation of the fairy tale in rhyme, Cinderella dreams of becoming a spaceship mechanic.
🙂 Illustrations and rhyming text portray a bear cub who understands that because Papa is a soldier, he sometimes must go, but imagines what it would be like to stay near by riding in Papa’s backpack.
In this variation on the traditional cumulative rhyme, a greedy, hungry dragon eventually learns moderation.
Everyone has fears, some silly, some twisted…And so begins this curious little collection–with a letter for every fear, and a fear for every reader.
🙂 When the Mikanikal Man gets zapped during a lightning storm and comes to life, Bucky and Stu must decide if he is friend or foe.
Sally and her brothers are walking along the dunes in their Maine town when they come upon an enormous whale stranded on the beach.