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.
When an old fountain in their neighborhood is restored, three siblings decide it’s the perfect place to send their goldfish on vacation.
Rescue worries that he’s not up to the task of being a service dog, but then he meets Jessica and it’s a perfect match.
Ruby struggles at ninja school and becomes homesick.
A family prepares for a day at the food truck festival, while at the same time, the food truck crews get ready for the event.
A celebration of the similarities and differences in the unique animals that share our world.
A little boy in the sleeping car of a train counts train cars instead of sheep to go to sleep. Lovely illustrations!
When the star-making rabbit who lives on the moon decides to visit earth, no one is left to make stars. Beautiful art!
A young girl tries to persuade her father that he is the one who should sleep in a little bed while she shares the big bed with Mommy. Funny!