I catalog hundreds of new picture books each year, and I read as many of them as I can. Unfortunately, I can’t review them all, but I can share them. Below are a few recent titles. (Summaries have been taken directly from the books whenever possible.) Rating System: 🙂 Good, 🙂 🙂 Great, 🙂 🙂 🙂 Excellent. Don’t let my ratings keep you from reading a title just because I didn’t give it a smile. You may absolutely love it!
🙂 🙂 Bear can’t wait to spend a pleasant day alone. But Duck wants to hang out. Will Bear ever get to relax by himself?
A young panda uses his feet as a way to explore his imagination.
🙂 A rhyming picture book about how trucks and other vehicles say good night.
🙂 🙂 The cat can’t meow, the dog can’t woof, and the mouse can’t squeak! When they find their voices, there are catastrophic consequences.
🙂 Animals and children alike watch as the world transforms from the dark and dead of winter to a full and blooming spring.
🙂 🙂 It seems there’s been a mix up. The zoo got the restaurant’s food and the restaurant got the zoo animals.
🙂 Beau is dirty. Theo is dirty. It must be bath time! The only thing better than bath time is bath time with a friend.
🙂 🙂 Rhyming text introduces young readers to 20 common, but lovely, North American birds
A hefty feline puts up with all kinds of indignities from the children in her loving but rambunctious family.
This story explores all kinds of kisses: hello kisses, goodbye kisses, noisy kisses, wet kisses, and more.
🙂 🙂 Bro and Dude have very different ideas about how to spend a day at the beach.