Picture Books At The Library 155

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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.


While Harry and his baby brother are getting ready for bed, their father is starting work as a conductor on the overnight train from London to Penzance.


Prankster Kaylee tries to trick the tooth fairy with disastrous results.


Elephant wants to build something as tall as he is, but can he keep it from toppling over?


You’re invited to a glorious Fourth of July picnic, where you’ll learn all about sharing. Lovely!


After LaRue, a handy bunny, grows a giant carrot he figures out a way to use it to help his friends. Cute!


A shy and anxious boy feels sick the day he’s supposed to wear his starfish costume for the parade at school. Great illustrations!


A dog looking for a home sends letters to prospective owners on Butternut Street. This one made me sad. Thank goodness for happy endings!

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