Picture Books At The Library 80

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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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Goon is the monster hiding in Gabe’s closet, but the trouble is he is a lot more afraid of children than Gabe is afraid of monsters.

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Wally the sheep does not want to get the haircut he really needs, even after all the other farm animals get new hairdos.

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A young boy who thinks baths are dumb, dangerous, and a complete waste of time, changes his mind after finally getting into the tub.

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Your thumb is always there for you through the good times and the bad, like a friend you can carry around in your pocket (or your mouth).

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Poppy has the most incredible imagination, and she can make the most extraordinary things happen. But her imagination has a way of getting completely out of control.

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There are lots of monsters in this book! But every single one is fast asleep…for now.

Anouk, Ben, and Cara dream of a fabulous treasure buried on an island across the harbor. A mysterious man offers them passage if they can solve seven vexing riddles.

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Paula and Maggie are best friends until Paula starts playing with some new friends instead, but when her new playmates turn on her, it’s Maggie who rushes to Paula’s defense.

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Saturdays make Ada cranky because that’s the day she has ballet class. And Ada hates ballet.

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Dewey Dew does not want to go to school–especially not on Planet Earth.

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A little girl who’s always being mistaken for a boy is not afraid to be herself.

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The kids in classroom 2-D are excited about their new class pet, a cute, cuddly hamster, until she’s let out of her cage.

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From ten little ninjas sneaking out of bed to one cuddlebug asleep on the spread, rhyming text provides a countdown to bedtime.

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A new baby elephant is born and the entire herd celebrates the little one’s arrival.

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A boy tells us all the amazing things that happen on a Saturday, his favorite day of the week.

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This book is a celebration of teachers and all that they do to change the world.

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Bear starts his first day of school without his best friend Floppy.

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Ooko the fox has a stick, a rock, and a leaf, but he doesn’t have a friend.

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Otter starts her own school for Teddy, Giraffe, and Pig. And guess who gets to be the teacher?

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Maggi’s mother persuades her to go to the park and make new friends, even though her best friend, Milo, cannot join her because he’s a dog.

4 thoughts on “Picture Books At The Library 80

    • Hi David, thanks for commenting! I’m glad you were able to find some of the books. I realize that not every library will have every book. My goal really is just to let people know that these new titles exist. Look for a new list each Monday! 🙂

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