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.)
A little pirate stages a mutiny to avoid bedtime.
In simple rhyming text, tells the story of a family’s day at their beach house by the sea.
In this mischievous, wordless picture book, join Walrus and Penguin on their breezy escapade in the big city as they find fun wherever they go.
A child provides insights, based on personal experience, into everything that can go wrong if one brings an alligator to school for show-and-tell.
🙂 Mia’s “far-away” grandmother leaves behind her sunny house with parrots and palm trees to come live with Mia and her parents in the city.
Join a little painter as he finds all sorts of surprises in a plain white wall.
In this take-off on the familiar nursery rhyme, black sheep graciously offers bag after bag of wool to Miss.
🙂 Unlike the other zombies in Quirkville, Reginald would rather eat a peanut butter and jelly sandwich than brains, but getting his hands on one–and keeping the other zombies’ hands off the girl who is carrying the sandwich–will not be easy.
When a package arrives from Grandma with a notebook for Tulip and a new leash for Rex, these two friends gallop to the park for a very special kind of walk–a word walk!
One golden morning, twenty-six pigs leave their pen, race along a country road, and find a field of letters, where they play all day until Zeke pig falls asleep on a Z and they wearily return home by moonlight.