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.
Priscilla loves gorillas for many reasons, but especially because they always get their way.
Pignatius the pig makes his way into the palace and into the prince’s room where he tries on the prince’s clothes. Lucky for him, everyone thinks he is the prince.
The people in this apartment building are much too busy to sleep. Who’s making all that noise?
As darkness falls in the forest, animals hoot, chirp, whirr, and bark, lulling drowsy children to sleep.
This is the tale of the mighty Brobarians, two warriors, once at peace, now at odds.
Three goats are afraid the chupacabra will make a meal of them, so they set off to stop him before he can decide that goats are his favorite thing to eat.
A lyrical look at why we love round things, from the small details of everyday life to the vast and ancient forces that shape our world.
Trees change through the seasons–springing to life, bearing fruit, and losing their leaves before they rest for the winter.
When three creative tracks join an old wooden train set, the bossy trains blare orders, and the bored tracks snooze and snore.