This Just In: New Picture Books
- January 27, 2017, 3:32 pm
Check out some of the latest picture books to hit children's room shelves at a branch near you.
Per the publisher, "Benny the woodpecker makes a brilliant plan to eat a tasty plate of waffles."
A story that follows a very clever, hungry woodpecker. Nobody will stop him from his waffles!
Henry McHenry is trying his best to keep clean for his class photo, but his attempts to stay spotless get his classmates messy instead.
This book will leave you smiling by the end.
Children wonder what happens to their loved ones after death.
Beautifully addresses the loss of a loved one.
Who Woke the Baby? by Jane Clarke (ages 3-7 years)
It's early morning in the jungle and Little Gorilla is not happy. Someone has woken him up—but who was it?
This is a sweet book featuring fun repetition and the concept of cause and effect. It can also be used creatively as an interactive Read Aloud book.
Lazlo chooses a red rose and ventures to the theater to present it to the performer he cherishes, only to have the rose grabbed by a mischievous cat who races around backstage, passing actors dressed as characters from Alice in Wonderland.
A short and sweet lovey-dovey story. Perfect for Valentine's Day.
Paintings rich with feeling tell this satisfying story of friendship and trust. Here is a book set on a wintry night that will spark imaginations and warm hearts, from Matthew Cordell, author of Trouble Gum and Another Brother.
One-of-a-kind book that only uses sound words. Captivating images and warm story of being lost then found.
Before You by Rebecca Doughty (ages 4-7 years)
Simple text and whimsical illustrations celebrate how the love of another can change one's life for the better.
Poetic in conveying the concept of appreciation.
If you've read one of the books mentioned or plan to, feel free to tell us in the comments section below.