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.
Donkey tries to convince the farmer that all the other animals have left the farm, but the farmer doesn’t believe him.
Flowers can resemble other things, like birds, ballerinas, and monkeys.
While fishing, Mr. and Mrs. Muskrat meet a giant, magical fish who grants them one wish.
All around the world, families carry their little ones in many different ways.
When the wind interferes with everything Argyle Fox tries to play outside, his mother suggests he think of something made for a windy day.
Grizzle Grump has just woken from his long winter slumber, and he’s hungry.
It’s time for all of Hattie Peck’s children to leave the nest.
At the end of a long day guarding the galaxy, it is time for Groot to settle down.
When an alligator shows up to class one day, Mrs. Iraina and her ballet students are very surprised, but welcome her into the class anyway.
Little Lion is teased by the other animals for being so small, but he finds a way to prove his worth.
Joseph puts a plan into action to discover what his parents do at night after they tuck him into bed.
As war rages, Peter and his father flee their home, taking with them a treasure more precious than jewels.
A bug decides to take up residence in the fur of a grumpy bear.
Ollie is jealous of his baby cousin Lily because his grandma seems to love her more than him. Beautiful art!
When Zebra accidentally steps on Lion’s toe, Lion gets angry and begins chasing Zebra in what turns out to be a remarkable show. Fun!