Picture Books At The Library 94

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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.) Check your local library or bookstore for availability.

Picture Books At The Library has been on a little break*, but now it’s back and ready to roll for 2017 with lots of great new titles. There’s something for everyone At The Library!

*Due to budget constraints at the end of the year, purchases of new library items slows down considerably, hence the reason for the break.

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A greyhound and a groundhog work themselves into a frenzy as they whirl around one another.

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An ox tries to convince a gazelle that he’s in love with her through a series of letters.

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With a red rose in hand, Lazlo sets off for the theater to see the girl of his dreams starring in Alice in Wonderland.

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Shake, tilt, and turn this book to help Bunny navigate the ski slope.

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Monster-like characters tell the little ones in their lives everything they love about them.

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Joshua James can fix anything, except for a broken egg.

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Animal and human mamas, papas, and little ones express their love for one another in their own special ways.

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All lemmings look alike, sound alike, and act alike. Except one.

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Three little birds crack out of their eggs and fly away, leaving one small egg sitting all alone.

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Bold messages and bright pictures encourage readers to embrace all of their unique qualities.

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Far away, near the South Pole, a blue penguin is born.

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A contemporary retelling of the classic tale, capturing life as a struggle between the inner spirit and fate.

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A violent and strong Tyrannosaurus comes to realize the power of love.

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Horace and Hattie watch a caterpillar become a butterfly and are inspired to attempt a transformation of their own. Sweet!

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Did a comet kill all of the dinosaurs, or are they masters of disguise, hiding in plain sight? Super clever! 

2 thoughts on “Picture Books At The Library 94

  1. What a great list, Lauri. I notice there are a few about love. My readilearn post this week will mention a few “love” books too – just in time for Valentine’s Day. I’m not familiar with the ones you listed, but I love the sound of “What I love about you” and “I heart you”. I know of another soon-to-be-released picture book called “The Fix-it Man”. It’s by local (to me author) Dimity Powell http://www.dimitypowell.com/the-fix-it-man/ and has a different theme from the one you mention.

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