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.
Chirri and Chirra are surprised by the magical world they discover in the tall grass of the meadow.
Twins Dax and Zoe are ready for kindergarten, but, oh no, they’ll be in different classrooms!
Frog has had enough of being sat on by Dog, so he changes the rules. Fun!
Zoey the chicken creates a school in the barn for her friend Sam the pig.
Arnold is nervous about his first day of kindergarten, so he becomes the brave Super Saurus.
A boy goes searching for a bear at bedtime. Sweet!
Manny puts on his invisible cape to stand up to a bully at school.
Explains the rules a kid must follow to survive the perilous world of the lunch room.
Here’s everything you need to know to help your teacher get ready for the first day of school.
Sometimes being a boat is full of adventures on the high seas, but at other times, arguing passengers can run you aground.
Erin sneaks aboard her mother’s fishing boat to find out if the legend of Black Rock is true. Whimsical and artistic!
Five unlikely heroes must save the Super Happy Magic Forest from Zorgoth, Super Slug of Doom.
Grace and Walter’s father tells them a scary story about two children in a dark forest. Clever story within a story!
Casey wants what his older sister has–a shimmery skirt, glittery nails, and a sparkly bracelet.