Picture Books At The Library 77

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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.)

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A little girl takes a dream journey that includes floating along with the moon, meeting new friends, an underwater adventure, and finally floating home with the sun.

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Izzie just loves when her mama blows her kisses to catch, but even though she runs and leaps for it, Izzie misses a kiss!

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On a long, lazy summer day, Pinny searches for a wishing rock, watches the clouds, picks wild blueberries, feeds a seagull, and bakes a cake.

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In this cumulative rhyme, a tiny island in the middle of the sea rapidly becomes very crowded with increasingly larger groups of animals.

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Goblin’s best friend Skeleton is stolen by adventurers, and Goblin must travel through a town full of people who don’t like goblins in order to get his friend back.

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Monsters and sons fill their days with rough and rowdy fun.

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A tiny insect king demands a rock with which to build his throne.

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Count from one to ten with the mice who are all dressed up and ready for the ball.

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Explore all the ways and places that the wild exists in our world.

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Magnolia insists on taking the piano to the beach, but she quickly learns that a piano does not mix well with sand, sun, and seagulls.

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In 1943, ten-year-old Diana Hopkins lived in the White House with her father who was the chief advisor to FDR. 

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When Isabel’s best friend moves away, she decides being by herself is better, until she meets someone new.

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Guess the animals on each page as the perspective zooms right in, then zooms back out.

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When Darcy’s friend cancels their play date, she’s sure her day is ruined, until Daddy suggests a Darcy-Daddy day.

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A boy and his dog find a newly hatched bird in a nest, on a branch, in a tree, on a hill, in a magical little valley.

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On a cold night under a pale moon, a brother and sister explore a dark, dark cave.

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When Hee Jun’s family moves from Korea to West Virginia, he struggles to adjust to his new home, school, and language.

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When the girl called Silence is sent by the trees who raised her to save Yesterday, she doesn’t know what her task is, only that it’s important.

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