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.
Not satisfied with his green frosting and little hat, a cookie shaped like a dinosaur demands to be redecorated. FUN!
Tortoise’s friends try to convince him to stay awake instead of sleeping through winter.
Here’s what to do if you find a yeti under your bed and decide to wake him. Fun story and art!
When an uninvited guest interrupts his tea break and decides to stay, Henry is less than thrilled.
When a polar bear washes up on the edge of the wild wood, the other animals fear and avoid him.
Jake the mouse is so fast that he outruns a cat, a fox, a wolf, and a bear.
Sam does not want Eva to add to his drawing, but she does anyway, and things soon get out of hand.
Bizzy Mizz Lizzie is so busy with violin, ballet, art lessons, baseball, and more, that she dozes off during the spelling bee.
Fox would rather play than get ready for winter like the other animals. Love, love, love the illustrations!
A young boy shares how good he feels after a hair cut.
Strangers seeking shelter from a blizzard are turned away by the other animals.
A little girl stays up all night, but then is too tired to enjoy the following day.