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 young girl finds an injured crow and nurses him back to health.
A girl demonstrates how to take care of a dog.
When Kitty learns that her teacher is home sick from school one morning, she gets worried.
A boy visiting his father in prison explains why he both loves and hates him.
Duck gets a job in the city, but discovers it’s not the right job for him.
On the way to Grandma’s house, Red is delayed and distracted by Wolf. What are the woodland creatures up to?
Lucy wants a dog, so she goes in search of one and finds a bear instead. Will the bear make a good dog? Cute!
Nate, who loves sharks, cannot swim, but with his brother’s prodding, a good coach, and a lot of determination, he learns to swim like a shark.
At the zoo with her family, a girl mopes around until she meets a new friend on the monkey walk. Fun!
Tomato explains why he’s a fruit and belongs in the fruit bowl. Funny and informative!
A lonely robot decides to build himself a companion. Sweet!