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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.

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Mama and little Toad help their friends who are stranded on the road.

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Caroline is distracted all day at school because her parents are bringing home someone very special for her to meet.

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As Max and Marla set out for the perfect picnic, they learn that getting along isn’t always easy, but best friends can’t stay mad for long. Nice art!

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The bears are enjoying a picnic until a feisty wind swoops their kites away and the little bears too. Adorable addition to this series!

 

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Big Brown Bear’s cave just doesn’t feel like home, so he fills it with stuff–all sorts of stuff.

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Izzy gets frustrated when her inventions fail to work, but when she finds an injured crow, she knows just what to do to help.

 

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Hot Dog is chilling out on his comfy bread with some corn and a couple of fries when disaster strikes. Cute!

Picture Books At The Library 150

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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.

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Dogs engage in all sorts of fun activities at the dog park.

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A boy is determined to catch the ball even if it takes a bit of imagination.

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An older brother encourages his younger brother to take a leap of faith.

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A young mouse ventures out on his own to find the most wonderful words.

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Stanley the spider likes to collect things, but he soon finds out that nothing lasts forever.

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Quincy wants to blend in at chameleon school, but his daydreams always make him stand out.

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Greedy Greenbackboy’s got an idea for a game; he wants Snowboy to help him cut down all the trees in the forest.

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A fox is caught burglarizing a house by the owners, the three bears. Fantastic illustrations!

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Follow a group of friends as they go sailing, explore an island, and return home to tell their tale. Cute art!

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Animals love playing sports. Clever concept book!

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When two of Moose’s letters come loose, he vanishes, but his best friend Cow has a plan. Fun!

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A toad is bumped, bounced, and blown along a bustling road. Fun read aloud!

Picture Books At The Library 149

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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.

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When an old fountain in their neighborhood is restored, three siblings decide it’s the perfect place to send their goldfish on vacation.

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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.

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Ruby struggles at ninja school and becomes homesick.

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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.

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A celebration of the similarities and differences in the unique animals that share our world.

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A little boy in the sleeping car of a train counts train cars instead of sheep to go to sleep. Lovely illustrations!

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When the star-making rabbit who lives on the moon decides to visit earth, no one is left to make stars. Beautiful art!

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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!

Picture Books At The Library 148

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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.

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Wendell imagines what it would be like to have a walrus as a pet.

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When a little boy gets a dinosaur costume for his birthday, it opens up a prehistoric world of imagination.

A little elephant gets separated from his mother during a storm and must try to outrun a tiger. Beautiful art!

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Two siblings build jetpacks and fly off for an adventure that includes visiting Nana and outer space.

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A family sees many amazing sights at the park, from bugs and frogs to skaters and fishermen.

After the loss of her grandmother, Mina finds solace in stories told by family and friends.

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God made light to cut through the darkness and bring vision and hope to all. That same light grows inside every child. Sweet!

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As a girl sits alone in her new house, she can hear kids playing outside, but she’s not brave enough to join them. Super imaginative!

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A story about a big bunny gets out of control.

Two kids have fun with their grandfather as he tries to remember the old rhyme about sugar and spice and everything nice. Fun!

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A young girl experiences her first funeral and all of the rituals that go along with it.

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A little girl learns that it’s okay to make mistakes. Cute and colorful!

 

Picture Books At The Library 147

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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.

 

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A boy misses his bus and watches other very unusual buses go by until he decides to ride one. Fun!

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Scoop the Ice Cream Truck is getting old and fancy new ice cream trucks are moving into the neighborhood. Love the art!

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Nothing will stop Henry from flying, except maybe gravity.

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A dog is called Lazybones because he doesn’t like to go for walks.

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To Phoebe, it seems like everything fun is happening tomorrow, and she doesn’t like to wait.

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Sixteen poems celebrate the ages and stages of being a robin. Cute!

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A playful cat follows a courageous fish to the moon and then to the ocean. (wordless)

Picture Books At The Library 146

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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.

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Russell and his dad build a tree fort in their new backyard.

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While shopping with her two dads, Harriet, who is wearing her penguin costume, gets carried away by a waddle of penguins.

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When a girl spills grape juice all over her new dress, a classmate wants to make her feel better by being kind. Sweet!

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Ruby and Violet Mutch have always collected things in pairs, but when their house will no longer hold everything, Ruby decides to move out.

Blue Monster loves new things, but things don’t stay new forever, and soon Blue Monster wants something newer. Will he ever be satisfied?

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A girl becomes pen pals with a Komodo dragon who tells her all about himself and dangers to his species.

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Sakura moves to America with her parents and misses her grandmother and the cherry blossom trees back in Japan.

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When Grandma says she’s seen a tiger in the garden, Nora doesn’t believe her–everyone knows tigers live in jungles, not gardens.

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A boy and his cat have a magical adventure on the night of the blue moon. Love all the blue!

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In a city filled with people and wonders, Adelaide feels lonely. Gorgeous art!

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While reading a book, a child is carried beyond the repetitive sameness of an urban skyscape into an untamed natural landscape. Wonderfully whimsical!

Picture Books At The Library 145

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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.

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Since the author is asleep, the illustrator decides to take over writing the story, but she may need some help.

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Neighbors and community workers alike work together when Big Tree, their favorite local landmark, is downed during a lightning storm.

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When something sad happens to Taylor, all the animals think they know how to help.

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Bob doesn’t like the chaos of New York City, so he decides to build a tree house in the cool, green calm of Central Park.

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After visiting the aquarium, Oliver decides to be an otter and tries to copy otter behavior at meals, while playing, and at bath time.

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A young girl joyfully creates art from everyday objects.

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Murray Bear is afraid to visit the waterfall, so with the help of his big sister, he makes a worry box and puts his worries inside.

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A little girl imagines all the things she can be and defies the negative voice inside that says she can’t succeed.

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Follow a boy through a day filled with the noisy joy of imaginative play. Fun!

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A girl is determined to express herself–no matter what. Lovely lyrical ode to creativity!

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Raccoon doesn’t want to be alone on a stormy night, but his neighbors each tell him they have no room to spare. Nice art!

Picture Books At The Library 144

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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.

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When Morgan has bad dreams and is afraid to go to sleep at night, Nana brings him a plush lion to help him be brave.

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While Mr. Noah is building the ark, Mrs. Noah is busy making a very special coat.

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Marlo the dog sets off on an adventure among the dinosaurs.

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When Mae’s family moves to the city, she misses her garden.

A celebration of the special bond between best friends.

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Because Neither is different from the rabbits and birds in the land of This and That, it sets out to find a place where everyone is welcome. Love the message! Love the colors!

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After a bumpy start, the pig family’s picnic turns out just right. Super cute!

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Determined to be more than just a pebble, Rocky sets off to help his famous relatives. A clever book about rocks!

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A girl is disappointed when she receives a chicken as a birthday gift, until she realizes the chicken is planning a big surprise. Fun!

Picture Books At The Library 143

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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.

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A young girl explores the woods behind her house in search of elusive fairies.

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An energetic girl’s activities mimic those of animals, as she stretches like a cat, hangs like a bat, hops like a hare, and etc.

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Four rabbit siblings use their unique talents to devise a way to cross the stream and make friends with the squirrels who just moved there.

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Peep must find a way to convince Egg to use the potty.

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Blip is always plugged into her computer–until one day a blackout forces her to play outdoors. I like the contrast between the black and white of “indoors” and the colorfulness of “outdoors”!

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The Lago family’s new couch lands in Llama’s field, and just as he’s begun to love it, the family returns. Hilarious! Just look at that cover!

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Sapphire the dragon tries to make friends with the other animals, but they don’t want her around. Nice art!

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When her father leaves her at her grandmother’s house, a girl feels abandoned and lonely until she meets some animal friends. Sweet in both text and pictures!

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Marigold doesn’t like that her new little sister Daisy is getting so much attention. Funny!

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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.

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A Busy Creature chomps and chews his way from A-Z. Funny!

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When Tough Tug sails to Alaska for the first time, he finds out what being a tug really means. Cute!

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When five elephants discover a new fruit at the top of a very tall tree, the race is on to see who can claim it first. Clever!

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Five little beavers are hard at work until, one by one, their friends whisk them away to play. Fun!

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A duckling enjoys a rainy day with his animal friends.

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A young girl ponders the colors of her world. Lovely and lyrical!

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Bernie heads out to make a duck delivery, but one of the ducks eats the directions, and now he can’t find his customer. Hilarious with a twist ending!

Picture Books At The Library 141

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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.

 

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A little girl tries several ways to get rid of the hiccups.

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Brothers Charlie and Mouse enjoy a special visit from Grumpy.

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With her shadow’s encouragement, a young dancer psychs herself up for an audition.

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Harbet cannot keep up with the latest hat trends–as soon as he gets a new hat, it’s already old. Love Emily Gravett’s books! Especially love the unexpected ending in this one!

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A boy and his toy dragon search for the most comfortable bed during a dreamy nighttime adventure.

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Little Choo wants to be just like his father Papa Pufferbelly, but pulling a line of freight cars up a steep mountain might be a little too much for the small engine.

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Two young Aboriginal cousins hear the story of the Windigo told by an uncle elder, and track the creature into the forest.

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Nora notices a very large octopus on top of her apartment building, which proves to be a very good neighbor. Fun story and super illustrations!

Picture Books At The Library 140

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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.

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On one quiet afternoon, a child and a special friend’s unexpected adventure brings joy and excitement and sights never imagined.

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A clever pup ends up in a cozy home and she’ll do anything to stay there.

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While the other pandas try to rush her from one activity to another, Flo enjoys relaxing and really seeing the world around her.

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When his owners bring a baby home, Bobo the dog competes for attention.

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Truly’s magical, sparkling curls have the power to transport her to exciting new places.

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A sleepy bunny says good night to the world around him. Beautiful art!

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Simon tries to convince the big cats that he is a cat too. So fun!

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As five little mice race down the road, they face noisy twists and messy surprises at every turn. Pretty darn adorable!

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Words have escaped from the dictionary and have spun out of control.

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A spacious umbrella welcomes anyone and everyone who needs shelter from the rain. Sweet!

Picture Books At The Library 139

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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.

There’s a lot of blue in the covers this week!

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Petra believes she is a mountain, but discovers she might be something else entirely.

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A guidebook for every big brother or big sister dinosaur on how to help teach the new baby everything.

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When a beloved tree gets sick, the human and animal communities work together to give it a new life.

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Clever middle child, Cliffy, decides to stay in his cozy, flannel pajamas all day.

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When an oil slick threatens to harm the penguins, some well-meaning humans knit them sweaters to keep them safe and warm

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A child yearns for a horse. Lovely!

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Elmore is lonely and decides to come up with a way to make friends with the other animals. Adorable in both story and pictures!

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Claudia is disappointed when winter comes and there are no more butterflies around that she can paint. Love the art!

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Two siblings make a snowbear then go sledding. Cute art!

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Rabbit works hard to rescue her friend Possum who’s stuck up a tree. Cute story!

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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.

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One by one, five little ducklings tumble off the bridge into the river below.

A tiny chick’s peep sets off a chain reaction that sends the other jungle animals running in fear. Fun!

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A girl and a boy introduce readers to Holi, the Indian festival of colors. Beautiful art!

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All you need to make Every Color Soup is a pot, a spoon, a helper, and vegetables of many colors. Always a fan of Jorey Hurley’s spare text and graphic art!

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In a game of hide and seek, ten bunnies try to find their friend Fox.

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Determined to prove that he is terrifying, Little Tiger sets out on tiptoe, creeping through the forest to find someone to scare.

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A sister and brother work together to fight crime.

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Samson is the biggest star of Fleabag’s Circus, but it’s not enough–he wants to be the biggest star anywhere.

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While his owner is away, a teddy bear has a wild party with all of his stuffed animal friends from the neighborhood. Clever!

 

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There’s a duck on Alligator’s lawn, and he’s not happy about it. And just whose duck is it? Great art and fun story!

 

 

Picture Books At The Library 137

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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.

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A celebration of girls expressed through positive affirmations.

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Sophie struggles to put together a puzzle and believes she can’t do it because she isn’t smart.

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The littlest Viking must deal with an even littler Viking, his new baby sister.

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Two cats demonstrate how to take care of a garden. Cute!

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 When cheated by his dishonest ministers, the young emperor of China enlists the help of his loyal tailors to outsmart them.

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A bear family sets out to show baby bear that there are no monsters.

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Duck and Cat have their very first sleepover in the barn. Cute! Awesome art! Love Duck and Cat! 

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A hungry mouse goes in search of breakfast. Fun!

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Little Pip Pip is afraid of the water. Will he ever learn to swim?

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A dinosaur has trouble fitting into his duck family.

Picture Books At The Library 136

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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.

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A celebration of the bonds of love that connect us all.

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Life is a creature of many shapes. She accompanies us every day–from the day we are born until the day we die.

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Fiona has an accident at school and is afraid her whole class will laugh at her.

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All sorts of things happen at night while a young child sleeps.

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A little girl discovers all of the treasures in her grandmother’s purse.

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Can Klondike wait until his sister’s birthday party to eat a cupcake?

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Two sisters enjoy a winter’s day in different ways. Nice art!

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An elephant meets a tank, but is he friend or foe? Sweet!

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A toy dinosaur gets left behind in a doctor’s waiting room.

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Edie is very good at getting her family up in the morning, decorating the house, jazzing up the dog, and styling grandpa’s hair. Sometimes she needs to be reminded not to be quite so helpful.

Picture Books At The Library 135

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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.

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Peep waits very impatiently for her first snow. Beautiful art!

As Fergus packs his bags to go on vacation with his parents, he remembers that he loaned his bucket and shovel, goggles, and kite to his friends. Love the art in this one too!

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The author and illustrator argue about how the story should be illustrated.

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A little girl dreams of being a cowgirl.

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A finicky cat asks every animal it comes across what they eat.

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A group of kids wait for conditions to be just right for skating on the frozen beaver flood.

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Delve into the undergrowth to discover the story of a food chain in the jungle.

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A friendship forms between a little girl and the winged horse she receives as a gift.

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Little Owl and Mommy have fun imagining what might hatch from the new egg.

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A boy provides instructions as he searches high and low for an elephant. Clever!

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A boy rescues a whale tangled in a fishing net even though his father told him not to. Heartwarming story!

Picture Books At The Library 134

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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.

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Not satisfied with his green frosting and little hat, a cookie shaped like a dinosaur demands to be redecorated. FUN!

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Tortoise’s friends try to convince him to stay awake instead of sleeping through winter.

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Here’s what to do if you find a yeti under your bed and decide to wake him. Fun story and art!

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When an uninvited guest interrupts his tea break and decides to stay, Henry is less than thrilled.

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When a polar bear washes up on the edge of the wild wood, the other animals fear and avoid him.

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Jake the mouse is so fast that he outruns a cat, a fox, a wolf, and a bear.

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Sam does not want Eva to add to his drawing, but she does anyway, and things soon get out of hand.

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Bizzy Mizz Lizzie is so busy with violin, ballet, art lessons, baseball, and more, that she dozes off during the spelling bee.

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Fox would rather play than get ready for winter like the other animals. Love, love, love the illustrations!

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A young boy shares how good he feels after a hair cut.

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Strangers seeking shelter from a blizzard are turned away by the other animals.

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A little girl stays up all night, but then is too tired to enjoy the following day.

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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.

This batch is overflowing with fun!

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A look at nature as winter turns to spring and spring to summer. Beautiful!

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A little dragon named Drake is reluctant to listen to his father who tells him to go burn down some houses in the village.

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Panda siblings don’t always get along, but they always agree on one thing: bamboo is the best.

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Belbum the giant has lost his pants and decides to go find them. Funny!

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Winter is coming and the fox is unsure what to do; none of the other animals plans seem quite right. Lovely art!

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A tiny narwhal dreams of exploring the world beyond its fishbowl.

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A little girl sets out to help her grandpa find his Cree language again. Heartwarming!

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Ming and her poppy appreciate life’s simple moments as they walk around town.

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A kitten who just wants to play, gets in trouble when he makes a mess. Cute art!

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An anteater who loves to eat, eats everything but ants. Fun wordplay!

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Snickerdoodle can’t resist Mom’s famous lemon poppy seed cake with buttercream icing.

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Kevin the koala doesn’t like change. How will he cope when a disaster causes his whole world to come crashing down? Fun rhyming text!

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When Baby and Mama go to the market, Mama doesn’t notice all the treats the sellers give to Baby. Cute story and art!

Picture Books At The Library 132

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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.

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A girl loses her favorite doll on the way to her grandma’s house, but it’s returned to her by someone special. Beautiful illustrations!

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A little girl’s pet turtle sets off to find a gift for the girl’s seventh birthday.

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Even a small mouse can conquer big things. Striking cover!

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A girl hates her shadow and cuts it off, but later she realizes how much an important part of her it was.

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Little Penguin ate his friend Kenneth’s lollipop without asking and now he needs to make things right. Funny!

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A leaping flea sets off a chain reaction of leaping, jumping, bounding creatures. Lovely art!

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A fox attempts to teach a trio of lemmings to read in order to save them from their habit of jumping off cliffs.

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An introduction to numbers and how you can find them everywhere.

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With Dragon as boat and Girl as crew, the two friends sail off in search of Far Away.

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Little Train goes out on the track all by himself for the very first time.

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An exploration of building forts throughout all four seasons. Clever concept book about the seasons!

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Farmer MacDonald’s farm is invaded by a group of escaped zoo animals.

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A mama robot helps her little bot get ready for bed. Awesome, colorful art and fun rhyming text!

Picture Books At The Library 131

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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.

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Engrossed in a book, Henry decides to ignore the school bell, which sets off a chain reaction.

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A young pirate sets off alone to prove she’s a good pirate, and to make amends for a mistake.

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Les is clean and responsible, while Ronnie is dirty and laid back. Will these opposite feet ever learn to walk in one another’s shoes?

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Annie wants to be in the school talent show with her friends Lillemor and Lilianne, but she won’t listen to any of their ideas.

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A boy and his father make a pizza from scratch.

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When their pizza gets loose and starts wreaking havoc all over town, the witches need help from the neighborhood kids.

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Two young seeds can’t wait to grow up and become pears.

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A bear sits and waits through the changing seasons for his friend to show up.

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Everyone is Strictville is terrified when their town is invaded by hundreds of adorable puppies.

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A brother and sister spend a fun-filled day with their grandparents enjoying the wintry outdoors. Lovely art!

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Lila wants to help her family get ready for Shabbat dinner.

Picture Books At The Library 130

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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.

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A stranded wolf cub is rescued and raised by a loving polar bear. Sweet!

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Two baby elephants are captured and sent away to perform at a circus.

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When a giant chicken shows up in her kitchen, Anyaugo must find a way to save the yams for the New Yam Festival.

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Fred the beaver tries to make friends with the super cool lumberjack he meets in the woods.

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A boy welcomes several animals into his home who are searching for a warm place in which to settle for winter. Fun read!

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Follow a mother and her family through all the stages and battles of cancer.

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Ira is a bit too enthusiastic about making friends before he starts at his new school.

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Lucy’s had enough of her little sister Mia always wreaking havoc in her room.

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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.

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Yoomi’s brothers call her a baby because she won’t eat kimchi. Maybe there’s a way to make it tastier.

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Julie helps her grandpa find the perfect new chair.

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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.

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A little boy and his mother go in search of the moon on a walk through the city.

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During a skink hunt with Papa, little monster wonders if Papa loves the swamp more than he love him. Clever and fun to read!

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Cinderella has a twin named Tinderella and, together, the sisters split all the chores, but they cannot share Prince Charming.

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Melvin gets into trouble at school because he cannot resist making a variety of strange noises, such as a tiger, a shark, and a train.

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Zelda wants to be the first chicken in space, but none of her friends will help her achieve her dream.

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A lonely panda tries to make friends with another panda, but nothing seems to work.

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When a little girl’s father is arrested during a peaceful march, letters of support give him hope and set him free.

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Two sisters worry about all the things they have lost until they finally learn to look toward the future instead.

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As the news tells of anger and hatred, a frightened young girl wonders what she can do to make the world a better place.

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When Malaika’s mom marries a man from Canada, and they have to move there, Malaika has trouble adjusting to her new home and family.

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Tiger tries to prove that the rumors about him being dangerous are not true.

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A little whale sets off to find out what it feels like to be a friend.

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Two boys connect the lines they have drawn, but a mistake causes a growing rift between them.

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Fox invites his friends along on a wild, adventure-filled bike ride.

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A polar bear cub and its mother explore the beauty of the Arctic as the seasons change.

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A brother and sister explore nature as the seasons change from autumn to winter.

Follow along as children experience the endless firsts of growing up–first time tying their shoes, first time catching a ball, etc.

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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.

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An unusual young girl who lives alone in the woods sets off in search of a bedtime story.

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Wolf meets a little girl, but instead of gobbling her up, he decides he wants to be friends.

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A feather goes in search of the bird to whom it belongs.

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Edna the chicken shows Tyrannosaurus Rex that she’s not afraid of him.

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Mouse makes a pot of blue corn soup, but when her neighbors come calling, will she have enough to share? Sweet story, beautiful art, and a fun read!

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Giraffe and Bird pester and annoy one another because they are not friends. Nice art!

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A school bus tells readers all about how he gets kids to school safe and sound.

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When Bella’s new baby brother takes her special blanket, she must teach him how to make his own blanket just as special.

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A pigeon private investigator helps a little canary solve the mystery of the missing birds.

Picture Books At The Library 127

PB at the library 2

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.

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A duck and a mouse happily take up residence in a wolf’s belly.

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Bruce’s house is getting too crowded, so he decides to move.

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Max the kitten and his new friend bird help each other learn how to fly.

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A boy builds a robot of his grandmother, who takes the boy to a very special house made just for him.

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Frank the spider must learn to cope when one of his legs goes missing.

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All day long, Buster the dog and the baby play chase.

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Two boys use all of their quarters to try and get the race car from the gumball machine.

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Horace and Hattie meet a new friend and have fun playing hide and seek with him.

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A step-by-step manual on how to make friends with a ghost, should you be lucky enough to meet one.

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A big sister, who fancies herself a princess, has trouble dealing with her little brother, whom she dubs King Baby.