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.
Asks readers to think about ways in which the natural world has provided for them by exploring all the different elements of a house.
A daring young astronaut arrives on Mars, certain he will find life there. But soon he’s lost and there’s no sign of life anywhere.
A child uses his imagination to build all sorts of things while, at the same time, his father builds a boat.
A little girl’s favorite stuffed toy has been stolen by a fox and she’s determined to get it back.
A stray kitten is rescued from the dangerous streets and soon finds a loving home.
Rosie is a family dog who goes about her day exploring opposites.
Four young girls search for the perfect hats to complete their big surprise.
A boy explains to his new baby brother all the fun adventures they will have together.