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Ladybug Girl
First, let me just applaud this book for not being PINK and SPARKLY. Instead it is red and sparkly and has a girl who is a spunky individual. Lulu's p...more
not set
May 01, 2008
Mr. Wuffles!
The masterful Wiesner returns with another near-wordless picture book. Mr. Wuffles is a cat who disdains most of the toys his master gets him. Then on...more
Oct 03, 2013
Oct 03, 2013
My Father's Arms Are A Boat
There are some picture books that you read the first few lines and you realize you are somewhere new and unknown. This is that sort of book. It is the...more
Jan 24, 2013
Oct 12, 2012
How to Clean a Hippopotamus: A Look at Unusual Animal Partnerships
A fascinating tour through symbiotic relationships in the animal kingdom, this book uses comic book frames and short text bubbles to become incredibly...more
Jun 2010
Jun 01, 2010
Seeger has created a very different style of book from her recent Green and First the Egg. Here there is a bull who doesn’t know how to make friends....more
Nov 15, 2013
Jan 22, 2013
Unicorn Thinks He's Pretty Great
Goat is disgruntled. Everything was going just fine and then Unicorn came along. Goat rides his bike proudly until Unicorn actually flies by. Goat bro...more
Aug 13, 2013
Mar 16, 2013
Rhyming Dust Bunnies
Four bright-colored, hairy dust bunnies introduce themselves as Ed, Ned, Ted, and Bob. They rhyme together all the time. What rhymes with car? The fir...more
Feb 05, 2009
Feb 05, 2009
Ol' Mama Squirrel
Stein’s latest picture book is an uproarious read aloud and will be a welcome addition to any storytime. Mama Squirrel knows that all sorts of creatur...more
May 14, 2013
Nov 30, 2012
The Hula-Hoopin' Queen
Kameeka just knows she can beat Jamara at hula hooping, but her mother reminds her that today is Miz Adeline’s birthday, so she can’t go and hula hoop...more
Jul 23, 2014
Apr 16, 2014
This Is the Rope: A Story From the Great Migration
Based on Woodson’s own family, this is the story of how one piece of rope serves as a symbol for the changes that came during the Great Migration of A...more
Sep 17, 2013
Dec 18, 2012
Wonder Bear
This wordless fantasy book will carry children away into a dream-like world filled with luscious foliage and flowers, silly monkeys, huge bubbles and...more
Sep 09, 2008
Sep 09, 2008
Who Made This Cake?
Take the sweetness of baking a cake, mix it with construction vehicles, and populate it with charming tiny beings, and you have this book. A family ca...more
Sep 24, 2008
Sep 24, 2008
Flora and the Flamingo
There are oh so many ballet books out there for little ballerinas who look for tulle and pointe shoes. So it was with that bias and perhaps a cringe o...more
Jan 31, 2013
Dec 03, 2012
Sweet Moon Baby: An Adoption Tale
This is an adoption story that takes a more fairy tale approach. In China, perfect baby is born. However, her parents don’t have enough food for thems...more
Jan 26, 2011
Jan 26, 2011
Chicks Run Wild
Mama Hen tucks each of her five little chicks into bed with fluffed up pillows and kisses. But when she leaves the room, the chicks run wild! They jum...more
Feb 25, 2011
Feb 25, 2011
If You Want to See a Whale
The incredible partnership that brought you And Then It’s Spring last year has recreated a similar magic in their second book together. In this book,...more
May 10, 2013
Jan 22, 2013
Hank Finds an Egg
This debut picture book started life as a self-published work. As such, it was the cream of the crop, because it is also one of the best wordless pict...more
Aug 08, 2013
Feb 21, 2013
Who Says Women Can't Be Doctors?: The Story of Elizabeth Blackwell
Back in the 1830s, there were no women doctors, only men could have that career. But also growing up in the 1830s was a young girl who would end up ch...more
Feb 25, 2013
Sep 19, 2012
I'm Your Peanut Butter Big Brother
A boy wonders what his new sibling will look like when he/she is born. With his parents the colors of semisweet dark chocolate and strawberry cream mi...more
Apr 06, 2009
Apr 06, 2009
Little Red Writing
This is a fresh version of Little Red Riding Hood. Here Little Red is a pencil and her assignment in school is to write a story, even though it can be...more
Oct 03, 2013
Jul 22, 2013
It's a Book
This is signature Lane Smith in every possible way. A donkey and a gorilla sit in a living room together. The donkey has a laptop, the gorilla has a b...more
Sep 17, 2010
Jul 13, 2010
It’s hard to be a carnivore when all of the prey whispers behind your back, nobody understands the way you eat, and you are accused of sneaking around...more
Aug 22, 2013
Jul 22, 2013
The Tortoise & the Hare
Wow. This companion book to Pinkney’s Caldecott Medal winning The Lion & the Mouse is another outstanding book. Set in the deserts of the Southwes...more
Oct 29, 2013
Jul 11, 2013
Cat Says Meow: and other animalopoeia
A fresh new take on animal noises in a picture book, this is a clever and artistic reinvention. Blending animals with a typological representation of...more
Mar 25, 2014
Dec 17, 2013
Ojiisan is the wealthiest person in his small village. His wisdom has people walking the crooked track up the mountain to ask for his advice. Ojiisan...more
Jan 29, 2009
Jan 29, 2009
The Night Before Christmas
Following the classic Christmas tale, this version of the story is made special by the illustrations. Brallier has created fifteen stained glass illus...more
Dec 17, 2013
Dec 17, 2013
The One and Only Marigold
Marigold is a little monkey with her own way of doing things. She has a favorite purple coat that she wears all the time, even in the shower and to be...more
not set
Jan 19, 2009
Leo Loves Baby Time
A follow-up to the wonderful Lola series, this new book aims for a slightly younger audience. It focuses on Lola’s little brother, Leo. Leo loves goin...more
Feb 18, 2014
Feb 02, 2014
Eerie Dearies: 26 Ways to Miss School
Don’t expect your sunshiny ABC book here! Instead you get to enter a creepy world where each letter of the alphabet is paired with a way to miss schoo...more
May 07, 2014
Mar 24, 2014
Explore and celebrate the seasons in this lovely picture book. A little girl moves through the seasons, seeing each one through the changes in nature...more
Jun 06, 2011
Jan 12, 2011
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