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New Juvenile Picture Books

The newest picture books in our collection are listed first. Click on the cover twice to see the book in our catalog.

JJ NATURE YOO. Curious about what fall is like in places that are not always white, Penguin and his friends fly to a pumpkin farm and bring back a surprise for Penguin's brother, Pumpkin, who couldn't come with them.

JJ NATURE JAY. When a giant octopus entangled in fishing line is washed ashore during a big storm and becomes stranded on the beach, a young boy and girl, assisted by various sea creatures, push and pull him back to sea. Includes endnotes on marine life, lighthouses, and items that wash up on beaches.

Catalog - Out of the blue

JJ CONCEPTS BAK. Little green peas make their way into collections of objects of many different colors, from blue boats, seas, and flags, to orange balloons, umbrellas, and fizzy drinks.

Catalog - Little green peas

JJ GROWING UP PAR. Presents a series of situations in which taking chances and trying new things can lead to good results, even if there were mistakes along the way.

Catalog - It's okay to make mistakes

JJ TRANSPORTATION CUY. A happy little school bus and Driver Bob wake up early to pick up children, drop them off at school, then head to the garage for some minor repairs.

Catalog - The little school bus

JJ HUMOR STA. A boy's search for the perfect pet leads him to the bookstore, where he finds a bright red book that becomes his best friend.

Catalog - My pet book

JJ CONCEPTS PRE. Encourages young readers to find the hidden spots in a book filled with peek-through die-cut holes.

Catalog - Find spot!

JJ FAVORITE CHARACTERS SOFIA. On each page readers can lift the flap as Sofia searches for her lost tiara.

Catalog - Where is my tiara?

JJ FAVORITE CHARACTERS BITTY BABY. A little girl and her Bitty Baby doll go to a birthday party where the birthday girl is reluctant to share her new gifts.

Catalog - Bitty Baby shares a gift

JJ GROWING UP DIE. Mr. Fish recalls how, on his very first day of school, he anxiously went to one classroom after another watching students do things he could not, until Miss Hewitt showed him to the room that was right for beginners.

JJ STORIES KUH. In a country far away, a new invention--the mechanical mousetrap--has caused all the mice but one to flee to America. Now stranded in a dangerous country, the last mouse decides to build a plane and fly to the land of freedom.

Catalog - Lindbergh : the tale of a flying mouse

JJ TRANSPORTATION BRA. Some trains may think fast is best, but only slow and steady Chug can save the day.

Catalog - Whoosh and Chug!

JJ STORIES SOM. Afraid to face their mother after breaking her beautiful blue seashell, three bears set out on an high seas adventure to try to find a replacement.

Catalog - Three bears in a boat

JJ NATURE OFF. A child takes a sloth named Sparky as a pet.

Catalog - Sparky

JJ STORIES TAN. Two boys explain the occasionally mysterious "rules" they learned over the summer, like never eat the last olive at a party, never ruin a perfect plan, and never give your keys to a stranger.

Catalog - Rules of summer

JJ FANTASY SCH. Amelia and her best friend, Princess Sparkle-Heart, do almost everything together, so when the Princess suffers an accident, Amelia's mother puts her sewing box to good use and makes the doll better than ever.

Catalog - Princess Sparkle-Heart gets a makeover

JJ FANTASY KIR. Dragon knows he is supposed to be brave, because that's what dragons do. He's so brave and valiant, he's ready to try out his fearsome roar! But when he hears something that scares him, he turns to his forest friends to find the noise, and to help him be brave. Young readers will relate to Dragon's fears, and delight in his quest to be brave.

Catalog - Oh so brave dragon

JJ GROWING UP KOE. A young elephant sees his dad is in a bad mood and tries to cheer him up, not realizing his own mischief caused the bad mood in the first place.

Catalog - How to cheer up Dad

JJ HUMOR SHE. Fearless Dinosaur takes on new challenges as he starts preschool, from meeting new friends to pasting glitter and googly eyes, but one task requires assistance from everyone.

Catalog - Dinosaur vs. school

JJ STORIES BEE. After painstakingly handcrafting a replacement copy of a library book, a medieval monk tries to protect it from a hungry bear with a taste for literature. Includes historical note on illuminated manuscripts.

Catalog - Brother Hugo and the bear

JJ HUMOR HAL. When Sweet Little Sammy suddenly turns into Big Bad Baby, nothing can stop his misbehavior--or that of his evil hench-dog, Boris--except, perhaps, his mother, armed with his favorite blue blanky.

Catalog - Big Bad Baby

JJ HUMOR TUL. Presents a not-quite-finished story featuring sketched characters who are surprised by the reader and who attempt to track down their author in the hope of finding a happy ending.

Catalog - Help! We need a title!

JJ STORIES GER. Thirty thousand years ago, an imaginative child sees the shapes of animals in clouds and on the walls of the cave he shares with his family, but no one else can see them until he makes the world's first drawing. Includes author's note on cave drawings.

Catalog - The first drawing

JJ FAVORITE CHARACTERS SOFIA THE FIRST. Sofia, Amber, Princess Jun, and a visitor embark on a daring rescue mission when James and Prince Jin become trapped while searching for the legendary treasure of the Jade Jaguar.

Catalog - Princesses to the rescue!

JJ HUMOR LON. Loving his giant pet mouse but frustrated by its clinginess, bad breath, and inclination to shout "squeak-a-boo" at company, a little boy endeavors to change his pet's ways without hurting its feelings.

Catalog - Me and my big mouse