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.)
Baby Leo loves the water, so his father takes him to swim class with the other toddlers.
This is the story of the horse chestnut tree that stood outside the window of the factory where Anne Frank and her family hid from the Nazis during WWII.
When Chuck brings his woodchuck to school, his woodchuck helps him make friends with a girl named Caroline.
A happy monster goes for a walk in the rain with his bunny friends.
When disaster strikes, Samanthasaurus Rex uses her own unique skills to save her family from a fiery volcano.
From the animals in the woods to neighbors in their homes, we all share our feelings.
Climb aboard the spaceship with Zoey the chicken and her best pig, Sam, as they set off on an out-of-this-world adventure.
What might be on the other side of the ocean–tall buildings, funny animals, pink houses, or someone just like you?
When the other ladybugs make fun of Lucy because she has no spots, she sets off to find some very special spots of her own.
Everybody tells her how dogs should be, but this girl knows better.
Hector the bear just wants a bit of peace and quiet, but Hummingbird won’t stop talking.
An interpretation of the lyrics to Bob Dylan’s 1970 song of the same name, reimagined to portray the love between parent and child.
Fairies are all around us, and if you want to have one come to you, build a fairy house.
After visiting the eye doctor, a near-sighted dog gets glasses.
Join a rascally band of pirates as they swash buckle their way through the neighborhood.