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.
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Friday, April 8, 2016. In rhyming text, a mother describes all the ways her days have been changed by the addition of a toddler to her life.

Silly wonderful you

Georgie the cat loves to throw parties but this time, not one of his friends can come.

Where's the party?

When Bear breaks a little girl's kite, she thinks he is a "HORRIBLE BEAR!"--Until she makes a mistake of her own and learns the power of saying "I'm sorry."

Horrible bear!

On his first day of work, Maxi the little taxi zooms around town splashing in puddles and getting very dirty. Soon, no one wants to ride in him--until a little boy convinces Maxi to go to the car wash.

Maxi the little taxi

A lively yellow dot leads the reader through a journey through color, shape, and a child's imagination.

Let's play!

Youngsters awaken in the morning with the belief that they are the greatest little ones in the world, whether they are children in their mothers' arms, eagles soaring above mountains, whales swimming in the ocean, or other animals in their domains.

Listen to our world

A friendly woodchuck helps shy first-graders Chuck and Caroline become friends by sharing Chuck's possessions with Caroline and encouraging Chuck to help when Caroline forgets her lines during the class play.

Chuck and Woodchuck

Elephant wants to play hide and seek. You can play too, but you'll have to try your best, he's very good!

Have you seen Elephant?

Animals and children alike watch as the world transforms from the dark and dead of winter to a full and blooming spring.

When spring comes

In this wordless picture book, a cat named Spot ventures out an open window and through a city on a journey, while his owner tries to find him.

Spot, the cat

Toby is afraid of heights, but when his cat gets stuck in a tree, Toby must face his fears in order to rescue him.


Tiger and Bear try to entice Lion to stop painting his masterpiece and play a game of tag instead.

Lion & Tiger & Bear in Tag! you're it!

Winnie wants a monster! Some monsters smell like pirate feet and some might read your diary, but they are so darn cute! All Winnie's friends have one. But how much do Oogly-Wumps eat? Don't they ever sleep? Can monsters get lonely?

I want a monster!

A toddler, tired of diapers, learns to use the big kid toilet.

I use the potty

Hoot the owl is excited to teach his younger sister all of his wisdom--but much to his annoyance, Peep is more interested in capturing the magic of the world around her than in listening to his advice.

Hoot and Peep

When Froggy, Mom, and Pollywogilina set out for the library, Froggy brings a wheelbarrow to hold all the books he plans to borrow but he is so excited that he forgets to use his indoor voice.

Froggy goes to the library

A little girl explains that she does not need a pacifier anymore, because she is a big kid now.

Bye-bye binky

Surf's up! Not yet, Dude! Books are boring! Not this one! Bro and Dude have very different ideas about how to spend the day at the beach. But as Bro continues to gasp and cheer as he reads his book (Moby Dick), Dude can't help but get curious. Before you can shout 'Surf's up!' both frogs are sharing the same adventure, that is, until they get to the beach.

Surf's up

Mixes and matches the front and back halves of animals to create brand new animals, including a zeger, lipotamus, and an eledile.

Crocopotamus : mix and match the wild animals

In this picture book with few words, three children find a typewriter on a carousel, and begin an adventure that helps them discover the wonder of words.

The typewriter

Embarking on a fun-filled Field Day, Maisie and her pals participate in an egg-and-spoon race, a wheelbarrow race, a three-legged race, a ring toss and a silly costume race before everyone chooses sides in a giant game of tug-of-war that has them all falling down laughing.

Maisy's Field Day

When Maisy and her friends visit London, they go on a whirlwind tour of the city on a double-decker bus, a water taxi, and an underground train.

Maisy goes to London

Presents animals acting out the verbs made from their names, including hogs hogging, slugs slugging, and other creatures demonstrating homographs, words with different meanings that are spelled and pronounced the same.

Yaks yak : animal word pairs

Everyone in my family has a special animal friend! My daddy has an elephant. My grandma has a bunny. My cousin has a kangaroo. And me? I have a bear! Pile in with the whole family--and more than a few of their favorite animals--for a special car ride.

My family is a zoo

A young boy rides the bus across town with his grandmother and learns to appreciate the beauty in everyday things.

Last stop on Market Street