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.
A stranded wolf cub is rescued and raised by a loving polar bear. Sweet!
Two baby elephants are captured and sent away to perform at a circus.
When a giant chicken shows up in her kitchen, Anyaugo must find a way to save the yams for the New Yam Festival.
Fred the beaver tries to make friends with the super cool lumberjack he meets in the woods.
A boy welcomes several animals into his home who are searching for a warm place in which to settle for winter. Fun read!
Follow a mother and her family through all the stages and battles of cancer.
Ira is a bit too enthusiastic about making friends before he starts at his new school.
Lucy’s had enough of her little sister Mia always wreaking havoc in her room.
When Molly and Mae meet at the train station, two journeys begin: one through the countryside and one through the ups and downs of friendship.
Yoomi’s brothers call her a baby because she won’t eat kimchi. Maybe there’s a way to make it tastier.
Julie helps her grandpa find the perfect new chair.