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.
Triangle plays a sneaky trick on his friend Square, but it’s Square who gets the last laugh.
For an anywhere farm, all that you need is soil, sunshine, water, a seed, and you.
When one little boy notices a grasshopper, he exclaims, “Mama, look!” and sets off a series of curious baby creatures noticing other curious baby creatures.
Lucia proves she’s just as brave and daring as the boys on the playground, with or without her mask.
Percy and his friends spend time at the dog park doing what dogs do best.
Although unable to grow a beard, Al the garden gnome, after discovering his talent for barbering, wins a special award at the beard contest.
Sophie has trouble saying hello and thank you. Will she ever learn?
The Catawampus Cat walked into town one day at a slant, and since then everyone in town is seeing their world with fresh eyes.
There was a cat who lived alone. Until the day a new cat came.
A lonely hedgehog sets out on an adventure to find friendship. Cute!
Alice and Jack were outside playing when they heard something…a strange and curious noise…coming from the forest. Sweet!