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.
Gus wants to take tap dance lessons but he can’t afford tap shoes.
A rivalry ensues when a new knishery opens up across the street from Benny’s parent’s shop.
A mother Maiasaura dinosaur finds an egg and decides to care for it as if it were her own.
Mitzi is determined to discover what the strange ingredient in her muffin is.
Black Belt Bunny faces a serious challenge–making a salad. Cute!
A hungry giant goes in search of some tasty children to eat. Fun read aloud!
As George gets ready for school, he realizes he’s forgetting something, but he can’t figure out what.
A little girl makes a sandwich for her father filled with all of his favorite things.
When Amanda’s first day of kindergarten doesn’t go to plan, she decides to quit and join her brother in second grade.
A hungry but generous giraffe gives away all of his apples to the other animals.
Bear is determined to prepare for his party all by himself. He can get dressed, pick apples, and make sandwiches without help from anyone.
The dinosaurs cause havoc all over the school.
Two little mice hear all sorts of noises as they go about their day. Love the use of color in this one!
Hector collects acorns of different shapes and sizes and stores them in his desk at school.
All sorts of trains, from passenger to freight, are constantly on the move.