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The Plant Rescuer By Matthew Rivera Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823454990
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Published: Neal Porter Books - May 21st, 2024

Manny harnesses love, determination, and a visit to the library to care for his first plant and make his gardener father proud.

Manny comes from a long line of gardeners, and to him, the greatest gardener of all is his dad. Dad always knows what plants need. Even with no yard to garden in, he tends their small apartment into a lush jungle.


Abuelo, the Sea, and Me By Ismée Williams, Tatiana Gardel (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ismée Williams, Tatiana Gardel (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250848772
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - May 21st, 2024

Abuelo, the Sea, and Me is a tender, heartwarming picture book that vividly explores intergenerational connections, family history, and the immigrant experience.


When You Love a Book By Kaz Windness, Heather Brockman Lee (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593623220
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Published: Flamingo Books - May 21st, 2024

A poetic, rhyming story about the profound way books shape us and become part of who we are, featuring clever nods to the most classic children's books of all time. A true love letter to the power of creating readers at the youngest age and the magic that happens when you love a book.

A book is a friend found in all shapes and sizes,


Leo and the Pink Marker By Mariyka Foster Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781682636909
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Published: Peachtree - May 21st, 2024

It's fun to color outside the lines in this playful celebration of family, creativity, and the color pink!


I Do Not Like Water By Eva Lindström, Annie Prime (Translated by) Cover Image
By Eva Lindström, Annie Prime (Translated by)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781662620553
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Published: Astra Young Readers - May 21st, 2024

Alf is scared of water—but he’s not about to let that keep him from enjoying summer with his water-loving friends. In this slyly humorous story, Alf creatively confronts his fears and comes up with a surprising solution.


A Tiny Difference By June Tate, June Tate (Illustrator) Cover Image
By June Tate, June Tate (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063114159
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - May 21st, 2024

A heartwarming interactive picture book that encourages silly full-body participation to keep readers giggling, from beloved author-illustrator June Tate.


Big Bear and Little Bear Go Fishing By Amy Hest, Erin E. Stead (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Amy Hest, Erin E. Stead (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823449750
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Published: Neal Porter Books - May 21st, 2024

An unhurried fishing trip, with blueberry scones in tow, introduces a new bear duo sure to charm fans of Little Bear and Frog and Toad.

One day Big Bear says to Little Bear,
I’m just in the mood for fishing.
Me, too, says Little Bear. Just in the mood.


I Am Friendly: Confessions of a Helpful Bear By Kristen Tracy, Erin Kraan (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kristen Tracy, Erin Kraan (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780374391188
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - May 21st, 2024

A hilarious picture book that follows the adventures of a well-meaning grizzly bear trying to help her forest friends.

Don’t look at this bear and think she is ferocious. Quite the opposite of grizzly. She is friendly!


Mouse on the River: A Journey Through Nature (Mouse’s Adventures) By Alice Melvin Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780500653289
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Published: Thames & Hudson - May 14th, 2024

In this exquisitely illustrated novelty picture book with die-cut flaps, we follow Mouse from woods to estuary to visit an old friend by the seaside.


The Suitcase By Daniela Sosa, Daniela Sosa (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Daniela Sosa, Daniela Sosa (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665911498
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - May 14th, 2024

From the author of Friends comes a tender picture book about a boy who gets a new perspective on his grandparents after uncovering an attic of treasures and a suitcase of mysterious photos while staying with them for the summer.

When a boy goes to visit his grandparents in the summer, it isn’t long before he gets bored.


A Bear, a Fish, and a Fishy Wish By Daniel Bernstrom, Brandon James Scott (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781662640698
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Published: Hippo Park - May 14th, 2024

From the creators of A Bear, a Bee, and a Honey Tree comes another fun-to-read romp featuring lovable, hungry Bear. This time, he’s after a determined fish, who has an altogether different plan!


Walkies: A Dog's Tale By Estrela Lourenço Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781645678717
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Published: Page Street Kids - May 14th, 2024

On a gloomy, dripping, rain-boots-required kind of day, Kid is ready to stay inside, warm and dry, and play video games. But to Dog, Kid’s arrival home means only one thing: it’s time for WALKIES!


Insha'Allah, No, Maybe So By Rhonda Roumani, Nadia Roumani, Olivia Aserr (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780823454419
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Published: Holiday House - May 14th, 2024

A sweet and playful picture book about a common Arabic word for life's uncertainties that will ring true for all families.

Ranya wants to go to the park. “Insha’Allah,” her mom tells her. 


No Bear Anywhere By Leah Gilbert Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781547605620
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - May 14th, 2024

A young boy learns to cope with disappointment and embrace the unexpected in this infectiously charming, beautifully illustrated picture book.


Dear You, Dream Big! By Baptiste Paul, Toni D. Chambers (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Baptiste Paul, Toni D. Chambers (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781623542955
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Published: Charlesbridge - May 14th, 2024

A new classic for black and brown children.

ANYTHING and EVERYTHING is possible!

Perhaps you want to become an artist, or a scientist, or maybe even president. Even when--especially when--the path is hard, Dear YOU: Dream BIG.


We Care: A First Conversation About Justice (First Conversations) By Megan Madison, Jessica Ralli, Sharee Miller (Illustrator) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780593750612
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Published: Rise x Penguin Workshop - May 14th, 2024

Based on the research that race, gender, justice, and other important topics should be discussed with toddlers on up, this read-aloud series offers adults the opportunity to begin important conversations with young children in an informed, safe, and supported way.


Ruby René Had So Much to Say By Ashley Iman, Gladys Jose (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ashley Iman, Gladys Jose (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593618899
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Published: Kokila - May 14th, 2024

A debut picture book about a curious student who finds herself in trouble for talking in class—even though she just wants to share all that she’s learned.


If You Spot a Shell (If You Find a Treasure Series) By Aimée Sicuro Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593650998
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Published: Random House Studio - May 14th, 2024

A stunning companion to If You Find a Leaf, this cheery picture book captures the excitement of summer and encourages children to see their collected seashells in an entirely new way. The artist incorporates real shells into her exquisite illustrations.


The Color of Love By Poppy Harlow, Laura Jarrett, Elisa Chavarri (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593527108
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - May 14th, 2024

CNN news anchor Poppy Harlow and Saturday TODAY's Laura Jarrett celebrate how love comes in many forms.

If love were a color, what color would it be?


Finding Things By Kevin Henkes, Laura Dronzek (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Laura Dronzek (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063245662
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Published: Greenwillow Books - May 14th, 2024

From bestselling and award-winning husband-and-wife team Kevin Henkes and Laura Dronzek, Finding Things is a child-centered, cozy, and conceptually rich picture book that explores storytelling, connections, luck, nature, and responsibility. For readers of Antoinette Portis, Marla Frazee, and Laura Vaccaro Seeger.


Giant on the Shore By Alfonso Ochoa, Azul López (Illustrator), Shook (Translator) Cover Image
By Alfonso Ochoa, Azul López (Illustrator), Shook (Translator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781945492877
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Published: Transit Children's Editions - May 14th, 2024

A tender fable about overcoming loneliness and welcoming new possibilities.

A giant stands on the shore of a secluded city: a place where no trains pass through, where you can hear the sound of birds, and the air smells of bread. What would happen if the giant entered the city? Would the people welcome him? Would they invite him to play in their games?


Ursula Upside Down By Corey R. Tabor, Corey R. Tabor (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Corey R. Tabor, Corey R. Tabor (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063275560
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Published: Balzer + Bray - May 14th, 2024

Ursula finds confidence in seeing the world her own way in another innovative, flipped-format picture book from Caldecott Honoree and Geisel Award winner Corey R. Tabor. 

Ursula is a happy catfish, swimming through a shimmering river with weeds waving above and a sky full of scrumptious bugs below. 

Then one question turns her world upside down. 


The Perfect Place By Matt de la Peña, Paola Escobar (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Matt de la Peña, Paola Escobar (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593325636
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - May 7th, 2024

From the Newbery Medal-winning author of Last Stop on Market Street comes this moving picture book about the perils of perfectionism.


The Curious Why (The Magical Yet #2) By Angela DiTerlizzi, Lorena Alvarez Gómez (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316500142
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 7th, 2024

In this highly anticipated follow-up to the national bestseller The Magical Yet, the Curious Why will help you to see that you're only bored if you choose to be!


Dalmartian: A Mars Rover's Story By Lucy Ruth Cummins, Lucy Ruth Cummins (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665911955
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - May 7th, 2024

From the bestselling creator of Stumpkin and Vampenguin comes a whimsical picture book about the unexpected friendship that blooms between a boy and a dog of intergalactic origins.

A visitor from outer space comes to Stephen’s yard one night. It may look like a Dalmatian, but it certainly doesn’t act like one.


Up High By Matt Hunt, Matt Hunt (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Matt Hunt, Matt Hunt (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9798887771090
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Published: Nosy Crow - May 7th, 2024

A walk down busy city streets can feel scary when you’re small, but the world doesn’t seem so frightening when you’re perched up high on Dad’s shoulders!

Going up high on Dad's shoulders is the best way to feel BIG in cities that make you feel small.


Joyful Song: A Naming Story By Lesléa Newman, Susan Gal (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lesléa Newman, Susan Gal (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781646143702
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Published: Levine Querido - May 7th, 2024

What a happy day! Zachary’s baby sister will have her naming ceremony. In the temple! With his moms, the congregation, and all their friends! He’s so excited he can barely contain it. On the walk from their home, they meet neighbor after neighbor who want to know the baby’s name. But – not yet! – his mothers tell him.


Once Upon a Mermaid's Tail By Beatrice Blue Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780711295315
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - May 7th, 2024

From Beatrice Blue, author of critically acclaimed Once Upon a Unicorn Horn, comes a beautiful, vibrant story about friendship and protecting our oceans.


Your House Is Not Just a House By Idris Goodwin, Lorraine Nam (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Idris Goodwin, Lorraine Nam (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780358683445
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Published: Clarion Books - May 7th, 2024

From breakbeat poet and playwright Idris Goodwin and celebrated artist Lorraine Nam comes a whimsical, irresistible rhyming read-aloud empowering kids to embrace their imagination. Perfect for fans of The Year We Learned to Fly and Boxitects.


It seems your home is just

walls, windows, and doors,


Feelings Are Wild By Sophy Williams, Gavin Scott (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sophy Williams, Gavin Scott (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250343239
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Published: Odd Dot - May 7th, 2024

With the help of adorable animals and heaps of humor, easily count from 1 to 10 and back again while exploring all the big emotions little ones feel. Each number shows a funny frustration followed by a sweet solution.


May You Love and Be Loved: Wishes for Your Life By Cleo Wade Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250873958
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - May 7th, 2024

May You Love and Be Loved: Wishes For Your Life is the tender and joyous next picture book from New York Times-bestselling author and poet, Cleo Wade.

May you know fear but not be driven by it

May you know joy and follow it everywhere
May you know light and shine it every chance you get


Summer Is Here By Renée Watson, Bea Jackson (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Renée Watson, Bea Jackson (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781547605866
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - May 7th, 2024

New York Times bestselling creators Renée Watson and Bea Jackson offer a picture book ode to a picture-perfect summer day, from sunrise to sunset.

Summer is here!
No dark clouds in the sky,
it's a perfect day for play.
What joy will summer bring me today?


It's Pride, Baby! By Allen R. Wells, Dia Valle (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Allen R. Wells, Dia Valle (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780374390693
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - May 7th, 2024

A joyful picture book debut that encourages kids to take pride in themselves and know that they are loved no matter what.

Just as the stars light the entire world—
You shine.


Summer: A Solstice Story (The Solstice Series) By Kelsey E. Gross, Renata Liwska (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kelsey E. Gross, Renata Liwska (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665929608
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - May 7th, 2024

From Kelsey Gross and New York Times bestselling artist Renata Liwska comes a companion to the stunningly beautiful and lyrical Winter telling the story of a group of animal friends who come together on the Solstice to celebrate the wonder of the summer.

The long summer days are here, and in the peace and stillness of the morning, the forest seems quiet and aslee


You Are Loved By Sujean Rim, Sujean Rim (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sujean Rim, Sujean Rim (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665949163
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - May 7th, 2024

A young child learns all the ways they are loved by nature and, most of all, by the person reading to them in this gentle and lyrical picture book reminiscent of Love from the Crayons and Alison McGee’s Someday.

You are loved…by the grass...
As it softens your path...
You are loved…by the wind...
How it plays with


Do You Even Know Me? By Reem Faruqi, Ani Bushry (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Reem Faruqi, Ani Bushry (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063206182
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Published: HarperCollins - May 7th, 2024

"With colorful, appealing cartoon illustrations and a text that reads aloud well, this touching story encourages kids not only to accept people from different cultures and religions but to stand up for themselves when they're being bullied." —ALA Booklist (starred review)


With Dad By Richard Jackson, Brian Floca (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Richard Jackson, Brian Floca (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823444953
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Published: Neal Porter Books - May 7th, 2024

A boy with a father in the military reflects on cherished memories of a camping trip with Dad in this warm, reassuring picture book.

Written by acclaimed author Richard Jackson and illustrated by Caldecott Medalist Brian Floca, this timeless story is a perfect Father’s Day tribute.


When We Gather (Ostadahlisiha): A Cherokee Tribal Feast By Andrea L. Rogers, Madelyn Goodnight (Illustrator) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063076792
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Published: Heartdrum - May 7th, 2024

Nothing welcomes spring like a wild onion dinner!

As the dirt warms and green sprouts poke up, a Cherokee girl joins her family in the hunt for green onions. Together, they pick enough to bring to a feast, which is cooked with love and shared by their community.

Idalisdayvhvga!

Let’s all eat!


A Family Tree By Staci Lola Drouillard, Kate Gardiner (Illustrator) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063242463
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Published: Clarion Books - May 7th, 2024

A modern-day twist to The Giving Tree, this book chronicles the changes brought upon a beloved family tree that must be uprooted and planted on new land. This debut picture book by Staci Lola Drouillard (Grand Portage Band of Ojibwe descendant) celebrates resiliency, family bonds, and our deep connection to and responsibility for nature. 


Robbery By Joaquín Camp Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781922610706
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Published: Berbay Publishing - May 7th, 2024

Sometimes the real treasures are the people you meet along the way


Finding the Way to Faraway Valley By Cecilia Heikkila Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781782508540
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Published: Floris Books - May 7th, 2024

Discover and protect wild places with a little polar bear and his grandpa in this heart-warming and fun adventure.


A Damsel Not in Distress! By Bethan Stevens Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780711275195
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - May 7th, 2024

Damsel in distress? I don’t think so! Empower girls with this funny picture book about a little damsel who doesn’t need rescuing!
 
Once upon a time, in a magical land far away, there was a…
 
Wait, stop! This is not that story.
 


I Love My Bike By Simon Mole, Sam Usher (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Simon Mole, Sam Usher (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780711256224
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - May 7th, 2024

I Love My Bike tells the story of a girl's first experience on her bike, and is filled with beautiful illustrations and a heartwarming message of perseverance.

There’s a flame on the frame
and I love how it feels
from my head to my heels
when my feet push the pedals
and the pedals turn the wheels.
I love my bike.


Shine By Bruno Valasse Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781774884287
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Published: Tundra Books - April 30th, 2024

A lyrical and dramatic picture book about a moth who is afraid of the dark and embraces his authentic self. For fans of Little Tree and It Fell From the Sky.

A little moth hides from the dark, and doesn't want to leave his bright and cozy home. But here's a secret: he loves watching the stars. They only come out at night, though . . . when it's dark outside.


You'll Always Be My Chickadee By Kate Hosford, Sarah Gonzales (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kate Hosford, Sarah Gonzales (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781797214375
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Published: Chronicle Books - April 30th, 2024

Weaving together the wonders of nature and a parent’s devotion in one glorious day of outdoor exploration, this picture book is a beautiful, unforgettable ode to the bond between caregiver and child.

Busy birdsong, breaking dawn,
melodies above the lawn.
Fly right over here to me.
You'll always be my chickadee.


Built to Last By Minh Lê, Dan Santat (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Minh Lê, Dan Santat (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593569177
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - April 30th, 2024

Meet two friends who think they're building imaginative worlds with blocks but come to realize they've been building something far greater--a sturdy, solid friendship--in this picturebook by award-winning creators.


Bye Land, Bye Sea By René Spencer, Rodolfo Montalvo, Rodolfo Montalvo (Illustrator) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250246721
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - April 30th, 2024

Two children from different backgrounds show that friendship has no language in this epic bilingual story about being lost and finding a friend who understands.

I'm lost.

Soy naufrago.


Bluey: La piscina By Penguin Young Readers Licenses Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780593752388
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Published: Penguin Young Readers Licenses - April 30th, 2024

Join Bluey and Bingo on a trip to the pool for some fun in the sun in this bilingual storybook!

¡Acompaña a Bluey y Bingo en un paseo a la piscina para divertirse bajo el sol!


Based on the on the wildly successful animated series, Bluey, as seen on Disney+


Miguel Must Fight! By Jamie Ofelia, Sara Palacios (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jamie Ofelia, Sara Palacios (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316365093
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 30th, 2024

A charming Spanish language story about a young artist in a family of sword fighters, whose passions are put to the test when a dragon attacks his village.

Miguel was like a paintbrush in a family of steely swords ...

All his life, Miguel's familia told him he must fight!


On Friday Afternoon: A Shabbat Celebration By Michal Babay, Menahem Halberstadt (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Michal Babay, Menahem Halberstadt (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781623543570
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Published: Charlesbridge - April 30th, 2024

Friday afternoon turns into a rambunctious adventure, filled with mitzvot and mayhem, as Leelee and Pickles help their family prepare for Shabbat.


Free to Be Fabulous By David McMullin, Robbie Cathro (Illustrator) Cover Image
By David McMullin, Robbie Cathro (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063239685
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Published: Clarion Books - April 30th, 2024

An exuberant and affirming picture book about self-expression, allyship, and celebrating differences.


Mermaids' Song to the Sea By Dianna Hutts Aston, Renée Kurilla (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781662640285
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Published: Hippo Park - April 30th, 2024

From acclaimed poet Dianna Hutts Aston (An Egg is Quiet) and #1 NYT bestselling illustrator Renée Kurilla (Just Because by Matthew McConaughey) comes a charming book in which three adorable mermaids share bedtime blessings with the sweet creatures of the coral reef.

Like Goodnight Moon, but for the creatures of the sea:


The Truth About the Couch By Adam Rubin, Liniers (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Adam Rubin, Liniers (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780593619131
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - April 23rd, 2024

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Dragons Love Tacos comes this hilarious picture book about everyone’s favorite piece of furniture.

Pssst! Hey. I'm here to tell ya what the furniture police don't want you to know... Listen close. I'll explain everything.


Two Together (Brendan Wenzel) By Brendan Wenzel Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781797202778
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Published: Chronicle Books - April 23rd, 2024

In this companion book to They All Saw a Cat and Inside Cat, a journey home leads to unexpected adventures for a cat and dog. A playful, imaginative story of friendship, empathy, and discovery by Caldecott Honor winner Brendan Wenzel.

Cat and Dog are headed home. A simple route lies ahead of them . . . or does it?


Roy Is Not a Dog By Esmé Shapiro, Daniel Newell Kaufman Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780735265967
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Published: Tundra Books - April 23rd, 2024

Take a ride down Lilypod Lane with Weasel and Pam Pam as they try to solve a mystery in their neighborhood in this hilariously fetching picture book: could their peculiar neighbor actually be a dog in disguise?


La verdad sobre el sofá By Adam Rubin, Liniers (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Adam Rubin, Liniers (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780593699867
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - April 23rd, 2024

El creador de Dragons Love Tacos (#1 de superventas del New York Times) y el creador de Macanudo (ganador del premio Eisner) han hecho un nuevo libro—en español—para explicar a los lectores más jóvenes un misterio que ha estado debajo de las nalgas todo este tiempo: La verdad sobre el sofá.

¡Pss! Oye.


Floof By Heidi McKinnon Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781523525867
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Published: Algonquin Young Readers - April 23rd, 2024

In this darling picture book, the cutest, floofiest cat has a very busy, very mischievous day!

Floof is floofy.
Floof has many hobbies.
Floof has very important work to do and Floof also has a lot of friends.
Floof is about to have a very busy day…
 
An irresistible new picture book for cat-lovers, cute-lovers, and anyone who has ev


Too Many Golems By Jane Yolen, Maya Shleifer (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jane Yolen, Maya Shleifer (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781797212142
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Published: Chronicle Books - April 23rd, 2024

Award-winning author Jane Yolen brings us a delightfully humorous tale inspired by Jewish folklore of a well-intentioned but mischievous boy who accidentally summons ten golems.
 

“A truly original story that charmed me from start to finish.


A Tree for Me By Carole Gerber, Helena Pérez García (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781641707534
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Published: Familius - April 23rd, 2024

Explore nature and nurture your love for gardening in the picture book Tree for Me by poet and author Carole Garber and illustrator Helena Pérez García, perfect for Arbor Day, Father’s Day, and beyond!
 
There are amazing trees that live in our world—yellow poplar, American beech, crepe myrtle, and so many more!


No abrazar a Gaspar: (No le va a gustar) By Carrie Finison, Daniel Wiseman (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Carrie Finison, Daniel Wiseman (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780593697986
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - April 23rd, 2024

Te presento a Gaspar.
No le gustan los abrazos.
 
A algunas personas les encantan los abrazos. A muchas personas no. Y mucha gente se encuentra en un punto entre esas dos.
 
Así que Gaspar quiere que leas este libro y luego respondas esta importante pregunta:
 
¿Te gustan los abrazos?
 


At the End of the Day By Lisl H. Detlefsen, Lynnor Bontigao (Illustrator) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780593378632
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - April 23rd, 2024

A pitch-perfect story about a busy, exhausted, and loving family dealing with one obstacle after another in the run-up to bedtime, in the spirit of Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.


Olivette Is You By Nico Tortorella, Melissa Kashiwagi (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593381533
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - April 23rd, 2024

Meet Olivette, who wants kids to know that "all of it is YOU!" and to embrace every part of themselves. The brainchild of actor Nico Tortorella, this buoyant story is a celebration of all the many different parts of us.


Endfixer By Noemi Vola, Rosa Churcher Clarke (Translator) Cover Image
By Noemi Vola, Rosa Churcher Clarke (Translator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781922610713
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Published: Berbay Publishing - April 23rd, 2024

Fans of Lane Smith and David Ezra Stein will delight in this story about stories and making sure they end in the best possible way.

Sometimes, when a story is reaching what should be the absolute best part, the whole thing just falls apart. The ending can be too complicated, too sad, or too catastrophic. That's why our narrator has a plan to change the way things end.


A Place for Feelings By Corey Ann Haydu, Geeta Ladi (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Corey Ann Haydu, Geeta Ladi (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063269453
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - April 23rd, 2024

From critically acclaimed author Corey Ann Haydu and artist Geeta Ladi comes a poetic picture book about what to do when your feelings are just too big to put somewhere—a gentle encouragement for young readers looking to find ways to share their feelings instead of keeping them hidden. 


Hello Day: A Child’s-Eye View of the World By Charlie Mylie Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781419768132
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - April 16th, 2024

The picture book Hello Day presents a whimsical kid’s-eye view of a day, filled with wonders big and small . . .


Like Father, Like Son: A Picture Book By Lesléa Newman, AG Ford (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lesléa Newman, AG Ford (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781419740213
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - April 16th, 2024

For fathers and sons everywhere, Like Father, Like Son is a warm, universal picture book from a New York Times bestselling and award-winning team celebrates everything that makes dads special.
 
My daddy teaches me each day,
To be strong in a gentle way.
 
And every single day I’m glad
That I’m his s


Next Level: A Hymn in Gratitude for Neurodiversity By Samara Cole Doyon, Kaylani Juanita (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781668936832
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Published: Tilbury House Publishers - April 16th, 2024

From the award-winning team behind Magnificent Homespun Brown, Samara Cole Doyon and Coretta Scott King Award Honoree Kaylani Juanita, comes a song of gratitude for those who see the world in a different way.


Merdaddy By Wednesday Kirwan, Wednesday Kirwan (Illustrator) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063280274
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Published: Greenwillow Books - April 16th, 2024

An ode to parent-child bonding, imagination, the ocean, and bath time! Perfectly pitched for even the youngest readers, Merdaddy is a sweet young picture book with a gentle, genuinely surprising twist that will charm fans of Oona and Julián Is a Mermaid.


We Who Produce Pearls: An Anthem for Asian America By Joanna Ho, Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya (Illustrator) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781338846652
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Published: Orchard Books - April 16th, 2024

From the New York Times bestselling and award-winning author, Joanna Ho, comes an uplifting call to action that highlights Asian American history, paired with vibrant and colorful illustrations by artist and activist, Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya.

In Joanna Ho’s true classic style, she creates a poetic ode that celebrates Asian American communities and their history.


Penelope's Balloons By Brooke Bourgeois Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781454951827
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Published: Union Square Kids - April 16th, 2024

From a dynamic debut creator, here is a charming and endearing picture book about an elephant's quest for acceptance--destined to become a modern classic.


Tu Extraterrestre (Spanish Edition) By Tammi Sauer, Goro Fujita (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tammi Sauer, Goro Fujita (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781454953890
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Published: Union Square Kids - April 16th, 2024

Look By Gabi Snyder, Samantha Cotterill (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Gabi Snyder, Samantha Cotterill (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665905404
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - April 16th, 2024

In the tradition of Tomie dePaola’s Quiet, this lyrical, timely picture book with beautiful diorama illustrations shows that if you really look, you never know what the world might give you to see.

The natural world is full of patterns to enjoy for those who can ground themselves, be mindful, and truly see.


Mavis the Bravest By Lu Fraser, Sarah Warburton (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lu Fraser, Sarah Warburton (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250344823
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Published: Godwin Books - April 16th, 2024

This is a laugh out loud story about a bonnet wearing, would-rather-be-knitting chicken who embarks on a high stakes chase to save her friend, Sandra the sheep.


Teaching Eddie to Fly By Katarina Macurova Cover Image
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ISBN: 9788000070773
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Published: Albatros Media - April 16th, 2024

Delve into a charming picture book where Arthur the bear and his bird friend Eddie go on an adventure to teach Eddie how to fly.


If You Run Out of Words: A Picture Book By Felicita Sala Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419766886
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - April 9th, 2024

In If You Run Out of Words, an imaginative bedtime adventure from award-winning artist Felicita Sala, a father reassures his daughter of the fantastical lengths he’d go to in order to show his love

What happens if you run out of words?
Will you have any left for me?

Don’t be silly!
I could NEVER run out of words!


Tiny Troubles: Nelli’s Purpose By Sophie Diao, Sophie Diao (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sophie Diao, Sophie Diao (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063214460
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Published: HarperCollins - April 9th, 2024

Two small plants who have big troubles and even bigger questions will charm readers in this laugh-out-loud debut picture book by the New York Times bestselling illustrator of I Am Golden, Sophie Diao. Perfect for fans of Goodnight Already! by Jory John and The Creature of Habit by Jennifer E. Smith.


Gaga Mistake Day By Emma Straub, Susan Straub, Jessica Love (Illustrator) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593529461
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Published: Rocky Pond Books - April 9th, 2024

When Grandma comes for a visit, silliness and creativity are guaranteed, in this funny and endearing book by bestselling novelist Emma Straub; her kids' gaga, Susan Straub; and award-winning illustrator Jessica Love.


Not Just the Driver! By Sara Holly Ackerman, Robert Neubecker (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665936378
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Published: Beach Lane Books - April 9th, 2024

Come along for the ride and meet the teams behind the machines that get us to our destinations in this “spirited…engaging” (The Horn Book, starred review) rhyming picture book celebrating transportation teamwork and featuring vibrant art by award-winning illustrator Robert Neubecker!


A Better Best Friend By Olivier Tallec, Olivier Tallec (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Olivier Tallec, Olivier Tallec (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781776575732
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Published: Gecko Press (Tm) - March 5th, 2024

A feel-good picture book about best friendship told with dry comedy and an open ending--squirrel and mushroom are best friends until another best friend comes to play.

This morning when I was out walking, I found a best friend. At least I think so. It certainly looks a lot like it He really has a best friend kind of face.


Roar-Choo! By Charlotte Cheng, Dan Santat (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Charlotte Cheng, Dan Santat (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593531754
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Published: Rocky Pond Books - April 9th, 2024

Patient, peaceful Phoenix tries to take care of rambunctious and cold-ridden Dragon, which leads to hilarious and sweet results (with vibrant illustrations by the Caldecott Medal-winning creator of Beekle).

Everyone knows that dragons are fierce, capable of taking on the world!


I Am Both: A Vietnamese Refugee Story By Kerisa Greene Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250865021
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - April 9th, 2024

A picture book inspired by the author's family's journey on the last flight out of Saigon, I Am Both is a compelling exploration of identity, immigration, and family.

We zip through the city listening to the music of the street.


I hear the swish swoosh of the baskets and the clink clank of the passing bikes.


Ollie, the Acorn, and the Mighty Idea By Andrew Hacket, Kaz Windness (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Andrew Hacket, Kaz Windness (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781645677888
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Published: Page Street Kids - April 9th, 2024

Ollie Alexander Kandersteen, successful amateur gardener, longs to be a tree: Strong. Tall. And mighty enough to stand up to Everett, the bully next door. Ollie is rather short for his age, and when things are too heavy or too high to reach, Everett is sure to point it out. Ollie wilts, he withers. Inside and out, he feels small.


Los plátanos son amor (Plátanos Are Love) By Alyssa Reynoso-Morris, Mariyah Rahman (Illustrator) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781665946865
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - April 9th, 2024

Un delicioso libro ilustrado sobre las formas en que los plátanos dan forma a la cultura, la comunidad, y la familia Latina/o/x/e, contado a través de las experiencias de una niña en la cocina con su abuela.

Abuela dice, “Los plátanos son amor.”
Yo pensé que eran comida.


Pick-a-Story: A Pirate, Alien, Jungle Adventure By Sarah Coyle, Adam Walker-Parker (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sarah Coyle, Adam Walker-Parker (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781667206370
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Published: Silver Dolphin Books - April 9th, 2024

Vincent’s dog Trouble has disappeared, and now Vincent needs YOUR help! Discover three fun-filled worlds (Pirates! Aliens! Jungle!) full of hilarious scenarios and characters in this interactive reading adventure where readers get to decide what happens next so that no two readings are ever the same!

Where has Vincent’s dog Trouble disappeared to?


Shared Space By Maddie Frost, Maddie Frost (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Maddie Frost, Maddie Frost (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063246096
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Published: HarperCollins - April 9th, 2024

"A pleasingly humorous and harmonious tale." —Boston GlobeHorn Book

From beloved author-illustrator Maddie Frost comes an unlikely friendship story about setting boundaries! Shared Space tells what happens when messy Pak-Rat moves in next door to an orderly Mouse. Perfect for social emotional learning.


The Hello, Goodbye Window (Caldecott Medal Winner) By Norton Juster, Chris Raschka (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Norton Juster, Chris Raschka (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780316550079
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 9th, 2024

A Caldecott Medal Winner
​From the acclaimed author of the classic book The Phantom Tollbooth comes a love song to that special relationship between grandparents and grandchild, illustrated by a multi-Caldecott recipient—now available in paperback.

The kitchen window at Nanna and Poppy's house is, for one little girl, a


Dogs Are Great But By Stepanka Sekaninova, Adam Wolf (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Stepanka Sekaninova, Adam Wolf (Illustrator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9788000070711
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Published: Albatros Media - April 9th, 2024

Featuring funny illustrations and real-life situations, this guide introduces kids to the pros and cons of dog care via an enjoyable and engaging learning experience.


A Big Juicy Earthworm By Katarina Macurova Cover Image
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ISBN: 9788000070841
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Published: Albatros Media - April 2nd, 2024

Embark on a heartwarming journey of friendship and adventure in this delightful picture book, where three inseparable friends learn the joys of trying something new.


The Prickletrims Go Wild By Marie Dorleans, Polly Lawson (Translator) Cover Image
By Marie Dorleans, Polly Lawson (Translator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781782508830
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Published: Floris Books - April 9th, 2024

A playful celebration of untamed nature, from the award-winning creator of The Night Walk, a New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book.


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Dog vs. Strawberry By Nelly Buchet, Andrea Zuill (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Nelly Buchet, Andrea Zuill (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593643129
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Published: Random House Studio - April 9th, 2024

A dog and a strawberry find themselves nose to stem in this hilarious picture book that's perfect for dog lovers. An epic battle ensues—who will come out on top?

Welcome to the Greatest Race of All Time!
Give it up for our reigning champion, the one-and-only DOG!
And let’s have a hand for her opponent: the formidable STRAW-BER-RYYYY!


The Rock in My Throat By Kao Kalia Yang, Jiemei Lin (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kao Kalia Yang, Jiemei Lin (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781728445687
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Published: Carolrhoda Books (R) - March 5th, 2024

At first, no one noticed when I stopped talking at school.


Bubbly Beautiful Kitty-Corn: A Picture Book By Shannon Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Shannon Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781419768774
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - March 26th, 2024

From New York Times bestselling Itty-Bitty Kitty-Corn creators Shannon Hale and LeUyen Pham comes Bubbly Beautiful Kitty-Corn—another heartwarming and hilarious Kitty and Unicorn picture book about big dreams, self-esteem, the enduring magic of true friendship . . . and mermaids!

Unicorn has a dream.


Ahoy! By Sophie Blackall Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593429396
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Published: Anne Schwartz Books - April 2nd, 2024

Join a child captain and parent first mate as they embark on a wild high seas adventure…all without leaving the living room! This imaginative romp of a picture book is filled with glorious illustrations from a beloved Caldecott Medalist and New York Times bestselling creator.

Raise the mainsail! 
Batten the hatches! 


The Shadow and the Ghost By Cat Min Cover Image
By Cat Min
$18.99
ISBN: 9781646143689
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Published: Levine Querido - April 2nd, 2024

Shinbi is not a particularly ghosty ghost. At night she likes making tiny bouquets of things, and gazing at the far away stars. Haunting? Not so much. Even if that’s what the other ghosts like. In the daytime, in a meadow, sits a single rock, casting a single shadow, named Greem. He’d really like someone to talk to. But who?


Nen and the Lonely Fisherman By Ian Eagleton, James Mayhew (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ian Eagleton, James Mayhew (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781499815931
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Published: little bee books - April 2nd, 2024

An adventurous merman and kind fisherman find love and each other in this gorgeous update to the Little Mermaid story.

Winner of the Polari Prize, the UK's first and largest LGBTQ+ book award.

"A moving celebration of love." Kirkus Reviews, STARRED REVIEW

"Together, [Nen and Ernest] discover that nothing-not even a ragin


The Boy Who Said Wow By Todd Boss, Rashin Kheiriyeh (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Todd Boss, Rashin Kheiriyeh (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534499713
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Published: Beach Lane Books - April 2nd, 2024

Inspired by the beautiful true story of a nonverbal boy moved to speech at his first Mozart concert, this picture book is a testament to the power of art and the boundless joy it can bring.

When Grandfather comes to take his grandson to a concert, Ronan is quiet as they leave the house, quiet in the car, and quiet at the concert hall.


Frank and Bert: The One Where Bert Learns to Ride a Bike By Chris Naylor-Ballesteros, Chris Naylor-Ballesteros (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9798887770444
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Published: Nosy Crow - April 2nd, 2024

Frank and Bert want to go on a BIG bike ride.

But there’s one little problem.

Bert is very slow and always wobbles.

Uh-oh.

But what if being fast isn’t everything?

Maybe — just maybe — Frank will find that by being a kind and thoughtful friend he can give Bert all the confidence he needs . . .


Can You Teach a Fish to Climb a Tree? By Jane Godwin, Terry Denton (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jane Godwin, Terry Denton (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781761213380
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Published: Hardie Grant - March 5th, 2024

From bestselling creators Jane Godwin and Terry Denton comes a quirky and inspiring book about celebrating who YOU are and the power and peace to be found in not trying to be anyone else.

‘Everybody is a genius.
But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree,
it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.’


Forest By Christie Matheson Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781797228495
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Published: Princeton Architectural Press - April 2nd, 2024

A simple introduction to the beauty of forests and the vibrant life within them, from the award-winning author of the acclaimed interactive picture book Tap the Magic Tree.

This beautifully illustrated nonfiction children’s picture book begins with a view of the forest at a distance, then zooms in on its fascinating details, including the amazing trees, bright birds,


Everyone Gets a Turn By Marianne Dubuc Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781797227290
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Published: Princeton Architectural Press - March 5th, 2024

A lovely and heartwarming illustrated children’s book about friendship, taking turns, and caring for one another by award-winning author Marianne Dubuc.

Beloved children's book author and illustrator Marianne Dubuc chronicles the adventure and collaboration that ensues when four animal friends take turns caring for a precious little egg they find in the woods.


My Mama Is a Work of Art By Hana Acabado Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780762483990
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Published: Running Press Kids - April 2nd, 2024

Celebrate tattooed moms with this delightful, loving, and inclusive picture book.
 

A young boy whose mama is tattooed from head to toe discovers that beauty in the world is subjective and learns to value difference when he sees the world through the lens of his creative mother—a living work of art.


Pizza Shark: A Fin-tastic Feast By Mike Lowery, Mike Lowery (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Mike Lowery, Mike Lowery (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781339045832
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - April 2nd, 2024

Don't miss the best underwater pizza party, in this hilariously punny and delicously funny follow-up to Santa Shark, featuring everyone's favorite food, from New York Times bestselling creator Mike Lowery!

Move over Dinos Love Tacos... here comes PIZZA SHARK!


Moving Up! (Gift Edition): A Graduation Celebration By Rosemary Wells, Rosemary Wells (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Rosemary Wells, Rosemary Wells (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781665924917
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - April 2nd, 2024

Celebrate the great milestone of kindergarten or preschool graduation in this bright and happy picture book featuring five graduates with big dreams—what will you grow up to be?

Susannah wants to be a pilot, Akiko a doctor or nurse, Amanda a teacher, and Rafa a mechanic. They all had special talents when they were in kindergarten that sparked their dreams.


Meeselphe By Claude Ponti, Claude Ponti (Illustrator), Alyson Waters (Translated by), Margot Kerlidou (Translated by) Cover Image
By Claude Ponti, Claude Ponti (Illustrator), Alyson Waters (Translated by), Margot Kerlidou (Translated by)
$20.00
ISBN: 9781953861764
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Published: Elsewhere Editions - April 2nd, 2024

Confident, bristly-haired Meeselphe tumbles headfirst into a whimsical world of riddles, monsters, and magical landscapes – celebrated French children’s book author-illustrator Claude Ponti’s latest adventure


Not a Smiley Guy By Polly Horvath, Boris Kulikov (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Polly Horvath, Boris Kulikov (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823449873
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Published: Margaret Ferguson Books - April 2nd, 2024

What will it take to get Ernest to smile? Find out in Newbery Honor author Polly Horvath's picture book debut.

From the day he’s born, Ernest has few complaints. His family is lovely; the world has a lot to offer. He’d like there to be more elephants around, but hey, you can’t have everything. Ernest is just as happy as the next guy.


Emma Full of Wonders By Elisha Cooper, Elisha Cooper (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Elisha Cooper, Elisha Cooper (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250884763
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - April 2nd, 2024

Emma is a big dog with a lot of little dreams.

She dreams of a cool roll in the grass, a warm spring walk, and food, of course.

Every day her dreams get bigger, and bigger, until one day...they all come true!


The City Sings Green & Other Poems About Welcoming Wildlife By Erica Silverman, Ginnie Hsu (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Erica Silverman, Ginnie Hsu (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780358434566
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Published: Clarion Books - April 2nd, 2024

A unique and artful blend of poetry, science, and activism, this picture book shows how city dwellers can intervene so that nature can work her magic. Perfect for fans of The Curious Garden and Harlem Grown


Proper Badger Would Never! By Lauren Glattly, Rob Sayegh, Jr. (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lauren Glattly, Rob Sayegh, Jr. (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593528167
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Published: Flamingo Books - April 2nd, 2024

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie meets No, David! in this hilarious story of misbehavior and misadventure with a very proper badger.


Mama in the Moon By Doreen Cronin, Brian Cronin (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Doreen Cronin, Brian Cronin (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593698204
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Published: Rocky Pond Books - April 2nd, 2024

In this gentle and comforting bedtime book by two award-winning creators, a mama sloth helps her baby to self-soothe while she’s making her way back to him.


The Book That Can Read Your Mind By Marianna Coppo Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781797229010
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Published: Chronicle Books - March 12th, 2024

Prepare to be amazed by this magic trick in a book!

This is not an ordinary book—it’s a magical one! Lady Rabbit goes beyond pulling a rabbit out of a hat or making herself disappear. For her next act, she will READ YOUR MIND!


Sourgrass By Hope Lim, Shahrzad Maydani (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Hope Lim, Shahrzad Maydani (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665931861
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Published: Beach Lane Books - March 26th, 2024

What do you do when your best friend moves away? This hopeful and resonant book filled with soft, vibrant illustrations tells the story of two friends who find a way to keep their special friendship alive, no matter the distance.

Every day, Sofia and May meet at the door of their shared fence.


The Thingamajig By Rilla Alexander, Rilla Alexander (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Rilla Alexander, Rilla Alexander (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534493476
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - March 26th, 2024

A young elephant is on the case to find the miscellaneous objects their animal neighbors have lost in this playful and whimsical humdinger of a picture book.

Little elephant’s parent can’t quite remember the name of the thing they’ve lost, but they need it back!


The Cat Who Couldn't Be Bothered By Jack Kurland Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780711287457
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - March 26th, 2024

March/April 2024 Kids’ Indie Next Picture Book Pick


Penelope Rex and the Problem with Pets (A Penelope Rex Book) By Ryan T. Higgins Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781368089609
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Published: Disney Hyperion - March 26th, 2024

Penelope Rex might finally have bitten off more than she can chew—a pet saber tooth tiger!—in this companion to the #1 New York Times bestselling We Don't Eat Our Classmates by Ryan T. Higgins.

Most kids have dogs and cats and fish and guinea pigs. Penelope Rex has Mittens. 


Lost Stick By Anoosha Syed, Anoosha Syed (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Anoosha Syed, Anoosha Syed (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593405192
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - March 26th, 2024

A delightful twist on a lost pet story that takes an adorable pup around the world to track down what he thinks is his best friend's prized possession--from the critically acclaimed creator of That's Not My Name!, Bilal Cooks Daal, and I Am Perfectly Designed.


Where Is My Nose? By Lucas Zanotto Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780966438888
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Published: Tra Publishing - March 26th, 2024

In this interactive story, young readers turn and fold pages to reveal how the journey can be just as remarkable as the destination.

In this humorous and heartwarming story, a dog wakes up without his nose and sets out on a search to find it. Despite the obvious challenge of searching without a nose, the dog explores various places.


The Book That Almost Rhymed By Omar Abed, Hatem Aly (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Omar Abed, Hatem Aly (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593406380
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Published: Dial Books - March 26th, 2024

Every great adventure needs a hero—or two! This playful take on storytelling and equity proves that two tellers can make a rhyming tale twice as nice.


Gather Round By David Covell, David Covell (Illustrator) Cover Image
By David Covell, David Covell (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593327630
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - March 26th, 2024

New York Times Best Illustrated Book Award winner David Covell follows up Run Wild with a timely book about the importance of community and coming together.

Crackle. Crinkle. Sizzle. POP!
Listen to the fire talk.
It's telling us a story . . .


La panza de mamá By Isabel Quintero, Iliana Galvez (Illustrator), Aida Salazar (Translated by) Cover Image
By Isabel Quintero, Iliana Galvez (Illustrator), Aida Salazar (Translated by)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593696606
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Published: Kokila - March 26th, 2024

Un libro infantil sobre el amor que le tiene un niño a su madre y a la barriga de su madre y que a la vez es una celebración del cuerpo.
 


Mamá's Panza By Isabel Quintero, Iliana Galvez (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Isabel Quintero, Iliana Galvez (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593616420
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Published: Kokila - March 26th, 2024

A body-positive picture book about a young boy's love for his mother and his mother's belly.


While You're Asleep By Emmy Kastner, Emmy Kastner (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Emmy Kastner, Emmy Kastner (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665931335
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - March 26th, 2024

In the spirit of The Panda Problem, this “funny, raucous, and ultimately satisfying” (Mac Barnett, New York Times bestselling author) meta picture book shows what both diurnal and nocturnal animals get up to while you’re asleep.

When the Earth slowly spins and light fades away, animals hunker down for bedtime.


Alone Sometimes: Everybody Needs a Hole in the Ground By Skylaar Amann Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250878403
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - March 26th, 2024

In Skylaar Amann’s gentle, beautifully illustrated picture book, two best friends learn that sometimes everyone needs a quiet, safe space to just be.


One Day This Tree Will Fall By Leslie Barnard Booth, Stephanie Fizer Coleman (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534496965
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - March 26th, 2024

Discover how a tree’s wounds and decay bring new life to the forest ecosystem in this lyrical nonfiction picture book for fans of Because of an Acorn and A Stone Sat Still.

When a tree falls, is its story over?

There are many ways a tree’s story could end: Gobbled up by a bird as a tiny seed. Damaged by wind or ice or fire.


Solar Bear By Beth Ferry, Brendan Wenzel (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Beth Ferry, Brendan Wenzel (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063251731
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Published: HarperCollins - March 19th, 2024

An empowering picture book from New York Times bestselling author Beth Ferry (Stick and Stone) and Caldecott Honoree Brendan Wenzel (They All Saw a Cat) told with lyrical text and luminous illustrations.


Spider in the Well By Jess Hannigan, Jess Hannigan (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jess Hannigan, Jess Hannigan (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063289475
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - March 19th, 2024

This cheeky picture book debut from author-illustrator Jess Hannigan tells the darkly dry and utterly hilarious tale of fibs, cons, and JUSTICE! Perfect for fans of Jon Klassen, Ryan Higgins, and stylized cinema—from Orson Welles to Wes Anderson.

Breaking News: Wishing Well Broken!


My New Home By Marta Altés Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781035027309
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Published: Macmillan Children's Books - March 19th, 2024

Moving to a new home can sometimes feel scary and a little bit lonely, but this little raccoon soon discovers that wherever you go adventures soon follow.

This warm, thoughtful and reassuring story is perfect for children about to move house or start new school, but has a universal message for any child about the importance of kindness and acceptance when meeting someone new.


Lucky Dogs: A Story About Fostering Pups By Joowon Oh, Joowon Oh (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Joowon Oh, Joowon Oh (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780374391270
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - March 19th, 2024

From critically acclaimed author-illustrator Joowon Oh comes a poignant picture book about the special bonds between a girl and her foster dogs, with heartwarming messages of compassion, selflessness, and finding a home—in each other.


All About Cats By Frantz Wittkamp, Axel Scheffler (Illustrator), David Henry Wilson (Translated by) Cover Image
By Frantz Wittkamp, Axel Scheffler (Illustrator), David Henry Wilson (Translated by)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781529086454
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Published: Macmillan Children's Books - March 19th, 2024

All About Cats is a collection of hilarious rhymes . . . all about cats! These short, funny rhymes are brought to life with illustrations from Axel Scheffler, the bestselling illustrator of The Gruffalo.

Cats are sleek, and cats are slick. They read, and do arithmetic!


A Unicorn, a Dinosaur, and a Shark Were Riding a Bicycle By Jonathan Fenske, Jonathan Fenske (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jonathan Fenske, Jonathan Fenske (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593519493
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Published: Penguin Workshop - March 19th, 2024

The unicorn, dinosaur, and shark who "walked" into a book are back! This time, they're riding a bicycle--or are they?


Wee? It Wasn't Me! By Clare Helen Welsh, Nicola O'Byrne (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Clare Helen Welsh, Nicola O'Byrne (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781035027583
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Published: Macmillan Children's Books - March 19th, 2024

A Lollies Book Award-winning funny story, all about wee, packed full of animal facts! The follow-up to the hilarious Poo! Is That You?

A funny story, all about wee, packed full of animal facts! The follow-up to the hilarious Poo! Is That You?


You Are a Little Seed By SOOK-HEE CHOI, SOOK-HEE CHOI (Illustrator), Jieun Kiaer (Translated by) Cover Image
By SOOK-HEE CHOI, SOOK-HEE CHOI (Illustrator), Jieun Kiaer (Translated by)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781623544287
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Published: Charlesbridge - March 19th, 2024

For fans of The Wonderful Things You Will Be, this lyrical and giftable picture book expresses how seeds—like children—can blossom despite the odds.


Small Things Mended By Casey W. Robinson, Nancy Whitesides (Illustrator) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593529812
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Published: Rocky Pond Books - March 19th, 2024

The healing power of community is tenderly expressed in this picture book for fans of A Sick Day for Amos McGhee and Last Stop on Market Street.


Mahogany: A Little Red Riding Hood Tale By JaNay Brown-Wood, John Joven (Illustrator) Cover Image
By JaNay Brown-Wood, John Joven (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781623543679
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Published: Charlesbridge - March 19th, 2024

A clever, Black contemporary twist on Little Red Riding Hood, Mahogany embraces the beauty—and magic—within herself to thwart the Big Bad Wolf.


Speck: An Itty-Bitty Epic By Margaux Meganck Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780593301975
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - March 19th, 2024

Everything and everyone has a place in the universe, but for a little speck, lost at sea, it will take an extraordinary journey to find it.

Deep in a tide pool, too small to see,
Thousands of tiny specks go forth.
Each one searching
for a place to stay, and grow, and thrive...


A Song of Gladness: A Story of Hope for Us and Our Planet By Michael Morpurgo, Emily Gravett (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Michael Morpurgo, Emily Gravett (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781529063318
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Published: Two Hoots - March 19th, 2024

Travel the globe in this inspiring journey through the animal kingdom. A Song of Gladness is a timely reminder of the beauty and importance of the natural world from two of today's most celebrated children's book creators.


You're Going to Love This Book! By Jory John, Olivier Tallec (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jory John, Olivier Tallec (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780374388539
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - March 12th, 2024

Sure to bring a smile to the faces of even the grumpiest readers, this laugh-out-loud picture book from #1 New York Times–bestselling author Jory John and internationally acclaimed illustrator Olivier Tallec is hilarious enough to come back to again and again.

Attention, reader: You’re going to LOVE this book!


The Quiet Forest By Charlotte Offsay, Abi Cushman (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Charlotte Offsay, Abi Cushman (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665926423
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - March 12th, 2024

When a small action creates a snowball effect that disrupts the peace of the animals, the forest and a bear cub restore order once more in this delightfully funny picture book.

A mischievous mouse wanders alone in a quiet, nothing-to-do forest.


Someone Just Like You By Helen Docherty, David Roberts (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Helen Docherty, David Roberts (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665949583
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - March 12th, 2024

From celebrated picture book author Helen Docherty and the bestselling illustrator of the Questioneers series, David Roberts, comes a vitally important picture book encouraging empathy by showing we’re more similar than different.

Somewhere in this world, there is someone just like you, who finds the same things funny and who laughs the way you do.


The House Before Falling into the Sea By Ann Suk Wang, Hanna Cha (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ann Suk Wang, Hanna Cha (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593530153
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Published: Dial Books - March 12th, 2024

A child and her family take in refugees during the Korean War in this poignant picture book about courage and what it really means to care for your neighbors.


Daisy the Daydreamer By Jennifer P. Goldfinger Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780823453559
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Published: Neal Porter Books - March 12th, 2024

Daisy’s head is always in the clouds, but she still cares about things on the ground—she just needs to find her own way to prove it.


Exactly as Planned By Tao Nyeu, Tao Nyeu (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tao Nyeu, Tao Nyeu (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593462485
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Published: Rocky Pond Books - March 12th, 2024

In this clever, funny reversible book, kids will love comparing the two sides of one friendship story. Read Fox’s version of the eventful day, then flip the book over to read how Moose experiences it!


Ready to Soar By Cori Doerrfeld, Cori Doerrfeld (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Cori Doerrfeld, Cori Doerrfeld (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593696729
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Published: Dial Books - March 12th, 2024

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Rabbit Listened, a story of learning to stay true to yourself, rather than what others want you to be.


La Mala Suerte Is Following Me By ANA SIQUEIRA, Carlos Vélez Aguilera (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781623544546
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Published: Charlesbridge - March 12th, 2024

In this fun picture book romp about superstitions, can Miguel learn to make his own luck—and be rid of La Mala Suerte—before it’s too late?


La mala suerte me sigue By ANA SIQUEIRA, Carlos Vélez Aguilera (Illustrator), Carlos E. Calvo (Translated by) Cover Image
By ANA SIQUEIRA, Carlos Vélez Aguilera (Illustrator), Carlos E. Calvo (Translated by)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781623544553
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Published: Charlesbridge - March 12th, 2024

En este divertido libro ilustrado sobre las supersticiones, ¿podrá Miguel aprender a crear su propia suerte y librarse de la mala suerte antes de que sea demasiado tarde?

In this fun picture book romp about superstitions, can Miguel learn to make his own luck—and be rid of La Mala Suerte—before it’s too late?


I Am Extraordinary By Stephen Curry, Geneva Bowers (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Stephen Curry, Geneva Bowers (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780593386064
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Published: Penguin Workshop - March 12th, 2024

In his sophomore picture book, NBA superstar Stephen Curry encourages kids to embrace the differences that make them extraordinary!


Bluey: Daddy Putdown By Penguin Young Readers Licenses Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593750865
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Published: Penguin Young Readers Licenses - March 12th, 2024

Mum is going to a baby shower! Can Dad keep Bluey and Bingo entertained in this storybook? Based on the wildly successful animated series Bluey, as seen on Disney+

When Mum goes to a baby shower, Dad is in charge of taking care of Bluey and Bingo for the night. When Bluey misses Mum, he has to find a way to keep her entertained! Can Dad distract Bluey? Read along to find out!


Bluey: Queens By Penguin Young Readers Licenses Cover Image
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Published: Penguin Young Readers Licenses - March 12th, 2024

Make way for her Royal Majesties, Queen Bluey and Queen Bingo! Based on the wildly successful animated series Bluey, as seen on Disney+

Bluey and Bingo are playing Queens, but when they both want to play Butler, they can’t decide who will take the throne. Will Bluey and Bingo find a new Queen to serve? Read along to find out!


Wherever You Go (An All Are Welcome Book) By Alexandra Penfold, Suzanne Kaufman (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593430019
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - March 12th, 2024

From the creators of the bestselling All Are Welcome comes a modern and inclusive picture book that celebrates the many milestones of a child's life ranging from a school play to graduation with an emphasis on kindness and community.

Where will you go?
Who will you be?
I savor the moments
that you’re here with me.


If You Want to Ride a Horse By Amy Novesky, Gael Abary (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Amy Novesky, Gael Abary (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823456956
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Published: Neal Porter Books - March 12th, 2024

Carson Ellis' Home meets Carter Higgins' Everything You Need for a Treehouse in this poetic, open-ended testament to the power of imagination, through the prism of horses.


Circle of Love By Monique Gray Smith, Nicole Neidhardt (Illustrator) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780063078703
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Published: Heartdrum - March 12th, 2024

Everyone is welcome in the circle.

In this warmhearted book, we join Molly at the Intertribal Community Center, where she introduces us to people she knows and loves: her grandmother and her grandmother’s wife, her uncles and their baby, her cousins, and her treasured friends.


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Metal Baby By Stephen W. Martin, Brandon James Scott (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665924931
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - March 12th, 2024

For fans of The Boss Baby and Mustache Baby comes a laugh-out-loud picture book about quiet parents who unexpectedly bring home a baby that’s a heavy metal sensation!

The Mumfords are a quiet family. They live on a quiet street and enjoy quiet things. So imagine their surprise when they bring home…a Metal Baby!


Butterfly on the Wind By Adam Pottle, Ziyue Chen (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Adam Pottle, Ziyue Chen (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250821973
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - March 12th, 2024

A magical picture book about a Deaf girl who creates a butterfly with Sign Language and sends it on a journey around the world.

On the day of the talent show, Aurora's hands tremble. No matter how hard she tries to sign, her fingers stumble over one another and the words just won't come. But as she’s about to give up, she spots a butterfly.


Pie-Rats! By Lisa Frenkel Riddiough, David Mottram (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593203286
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - March 12th, 2024

A pirate’s sweetest treasure is dessert!

Pie-rats sail the starry night,
seeking treasures baked just right.
Pie-rats don't want gold doubloons—
their bounty comes on forks and spoons.


A Year in the Castle: A Look and Find Fantasy Story Book By Nikola Kucharska Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9783791375656
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Published: Prestel Junior - March 12th, 2024

These detailed spreads charting the course of a year in a fantasy medieval castle are packed to the brim with charming characters and hilarious adventures that young readers will return to again and again.


The Good Little Mermaid's Guide to Bedtime By Eija Sumner, Nici Gregory (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Eija Sumner, Nici Gregory (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780735267893
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Published: Tundra Books - March 5th, 2024

This little mermaid is too FIERCE and SCARY and FEROCIOUS to follow The Good Little Mermaid's Guide to Bedtime . . . well, except the part about snuggling her shark stuffie. A hilarious picture book for kids ages 3 to 7 who are experts at resisting sleep.

Once upon an evening, a good little mermaid begins to get ready for bed.


Tiny Wonders By Sally Soweol Han Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781547614561
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - March 5th, 2024

The world is full of wonders, if we take a small moment to look! A beautiful story about everyday magic.
April's town is dull and gray, and the people there are too busy to laugh or look up at the sky. But when April remembers Grandma's stories about wonder in the world, like the secret language of flowers, April wonders: Can dandelions help?


My First Earth Day (My First Holiday) By Karen Katz, Karen Katz (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Karen Katz, Karen Katz (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780805078954
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Published: Godwin Books - March 5th, 2024

I think about the forests, the water, all the animals, the fish, and the sun. I think about all the ways I can take care of our earth.

Introduce young readers to Earth Day with Karen Katz's lovely storytelling and colorful collage art.


Piano Wants to Play By Colleen Kong-Savage Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781645677932
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Published: Page Street Kids - March 5th, 2024

Piano and Amy share a special bond. Piano loves to play music with Amy. And Amy loves Piano, too.

“Play me, Amy! Play me!” Piano calls. And they do. Every day they play and practice, testing notes and strengthening fingers. From notes to scales to warm, rippling melodies, together they make a joyful noise.


This Wolf Was Different By Katie Slivensky, Hannah Salyer (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Katie Slivensky, Hannah Salyer (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665900959
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Published: Beach Lane Books - March 5th, 2024

Inspired by natural history, this captivating picture book imagines how humans and wolves first came together, exploring individuality and how true friendship means embracing differences.

Long ago, a wolf pup was born in a forest. This pup was a wolf, and so were her brothers and sisters. But this wolf was different.


Just Try It! (A Phil & Lil Book) By Phil Rosenthal, Lily Rosenthal, Luke Flowers (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665942638
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - March 5th, 2024

An instant New York Times bestseller

From Netflix star and New York Times bestselling author Phil Rosenthal and his daughter Lily comes a hilarious picture book about a food-loving dad encouraging his picky eater daughter to just try something new.

Phil has one rule about food: try everything at least once.


The Storyteller By Lindsay Bonilla, Noar Lee Naggan (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lindsay Bonilla, Noar Lee Naggan (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593109588
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - March 5th, 2024

Featuring an evocative text and luminous paintings, this stunning book celebrates the power of stories—how they connect us, inspire us, and keep memories alive.


No Cats in the Library By Lauren Emmons, Lauren Emmons (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lauren Emmons, Lauren Emmons (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665933681
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - March 5th, 2024

A stray cat follows her love of books all the way to a new library home in this charming debut picture book that’s “catnip for librarians and young book lovers alike” (School Library Journal, starred review).

Clarisse is a clever cat who loves books. She may not understand the dark, squiggly lines, but she can’t get enough of the pictures.


A Rainbow in Brown By Pavonis Giron, Pavonis Giron (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Pavonis Giron, Pavonis Giron (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250874368
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - March 5th, 2024

Jo wants to paint all the wonderful things she loves. With a palette of red, yellow, and blue, Jo knows she can mix any colors together to create new ones. Her imagination takes flight as she explores painting with primary and by mixing her own secondary colors, each picture as beautiful as the last.


A Penguin Like Me By Marcus Pfister, David Henry Wilson (Translated by) Cover Image
By Marcus Pfister, David Henry Wilson (Translated by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9780735845589
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Published: NorthSouth Books - March 5th, 2024

A penguin is a penguin is a penguin in this picture book about community and acceptance, from best-selling author of The Rainbow Fish Marcus Pfister!

At first glance, all penguins look the same. But a closer look reveals that every penguin is different. Theo is the smartest of them all, but doesn’t want to show it.


There are No Dragons in This Book By Donna Lambo-Weidner, Carla Haslbauer (Illustrator) Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780735845497
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Published: NorthSouth Books - March 5th, 2024

In this book you are guaranteed not to find any dragons. . . .

A clever interactive picture book—sure to keep kids laughing as they look for dragons.

There are no dragons in this book! Wait, is that really true? There was one right here, wasn’t there? Was he hiding in the attic? What do you mean, he’s not alone?


Big Sister, Long Coat By Nelly Buchet, Rachel Katstaller (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Nelly Buchet, Rachel Katstaller (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9780735845510
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Published: NorthSouth Books - March 5th, 2024

"Love and tenderness are expressed in every scene" –School Library Journal, STARRED REVIEW

"...this sweet and optimistic picture book shows how the support of a loved one can help reframe attitudes, come rain or shine." –Booklist, STARRED REVIEW

Big sisters are the best!


The Reflection in Me By Marc Colagiovanni, Peter H. Reynolds (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338810486
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Published: Orchard Books - March 5th, 2024

In the follow-up to When Things Aren't Going Right, Go Left, comes a heartwarming and joyful celebration of self-love from #1 New York Times bestselling creator Peter H. Reynolds and talented author Marc Colagiovanni!

"I like being you," said the reflection in the mirror.


Peggy the Always Sorry Pigeon By Wendy Meddour, Carmen Saldaña (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Wendy Meddour, Carmen Saldaña (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781499815948
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Published: little bee books - March 5th, 2024

Peggy is pushed from perch to perch, but she's the one always saying sorry. Can Joan the seagull help Peggy realize her worth and reclaim her power? Through humor and persistence Peggy learns to stand up for herself in this charming picture book.

Peggy is an apologetic pigeon.


Pretty Ugly By David Sedaris, Ian Falconer (Illustrator) Cover Image
By David Sedaris, Ian Falconer (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781662665271
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Published: TOON Books - February 27th, 2024

A hilariously quirky monster tale about appreciating beauty—in all its weird and wonderful forms!— by the creator of the iconic Olivia books and bestselling humorist David Sedaris.

Sedaris and Falconer make a spectacular splash with this tale of a monster turned ugly—stuck with a human face!


Memory Garden By Zohreh Ghahremani, Susie Ghahremani (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250843036
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Published: Godwin Books - February 27th, 2024

A lively afternoon together in Nana’s garden is full of laughter, discovery, and connection. In lyrical text that blends past and present, Memory Garden takes us to the places we leave behind but never forget.


There’s No Such Thing as Vegetables By Kyle Lukoff, Andrea Tsurumi (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kyle Lukoff, Andrea Tsurumi (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250867841
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - February 27th, 2024

A hilarious new picture book that exposes vegetables for what they truly are—leaves, roots, flowers, and stalks—by National Book Award Finalist and Newbery Honor winner Kyle Lukoff, perfect for fans of the Our Universe series.


Bluey: Butterflies By Penguin Young Readers Licenses Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780593750889
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Published: Penguin Young Readers Licenses - February 27th, 2024

Play Butterflies with Bluey and Bingo in this fun storybook! Based on the wildly successful animated series Bluey, as seen on Disney+

Bluey, Bingo, and Judo are playing Butterflies! But when Judo and Bluey leave Bingo behind to play another game, Bingo is heartbroken. Can Bluey make it up to her little sister? Read along to find out!


The Wrong Book By Drew Daywalt, Alex Willmore (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Drew Daywalt, Alex Willmore (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593621967
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Published: Philomel Books - February 27th, 2024

What if the narrator of the book you're reading is just...WRONG?! This hilarious book from the author of The Day the Crayons Quit will have you correcting what you're reading—and laughing!

Do bicycles say cock-a-doodle-doo? Do firefighters shout Ding Dong! before they put out a fire?


This Baby. That Baby. By Cari Best, Rashin Kheiriyeh (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Cari Best, Rashin Kheiriyeh (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593564639
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Published: Anne Schwartz Books - February 27th, 2024

In this bouncy, playful picture book for very young listeners, follow two baby friends who live in facing buildings through their day--playing, singing, and napping--till they meet in the park!

Somewhere in the big, big city
two happy babies look out their morning windows
at the very same time.


Sleepy Sheepy and the Sheepover By Lucy Ruth Cummins, Pete Oswald (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lucy Ruth Cummins, Pete Oswald (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593465943
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Published: Flamingo Books - February 27th, 2024

From critically acclaimed author Lucy Ruth Cummins and Pete Oswald, New York Times bestselling illustrator of The Sour Grape and The Big Cheese, comes a story featuring Sleepy Sheepy and his very first sleepover!


The Cutest Brave Little Bunny By Joy Steuerwald, Joy Steuerwald (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Joy Steuerwald, Joy Steuerwald (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593462706
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - February 27th, 2024

An adorable bunny tries to prove to everyone that there's more to her than just being cute.


The Wild By Yuval Zommer Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593708989
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Published: Doubleday Books for Young Readers - February 27th, 2024

An exquisitely illustrated modern fable about protecting our planet, in which Earth is imagined as a beautiful, precious, and vulnerable creature called the Wild. From the author-illustrator of The Tree That's Meant to Be.


Wild Places: The Life of Naturalist David Attenborough By Hayley Rocco, John Rocco (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Hayley Rocco, John Rocco (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780593618097
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - February 27th, 2024

An inspiring and accessible picture book biography of the beloved naturalist, broadcaster, and documentarian David Attenborough—stunningly illustrated by a Caldecott Honoree.


Rocket Ship, Solo Trip By Chiara Colombi, Scott Magoon (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Chiara Colombi, Scott Magoon (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593326930
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - February 27th, 2024

A delightful, rhyming picture book that is perfect for fans of Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site and captures all the excitement and nervousness of life's big firsts; art by New York Times bestselling illustrator, Scott Magoon!

“First time jitters? That’s okay.
Find one small step to lead the way.”


Un aleteo de esperanza By Cynthia Harmony, Devon Holzwarth (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Cynthia Harmony, Devon Holzwarth (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593525791
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - February 27th, 2024

A heartwarming tale of a girl waiting for her beloved Papá to return when the monarchs fly south to their home in Mexico.


Just a Rainy Day (Little Critter) (Pictureback(R)) By Mercer Mayer Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9781984830814
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - February 27th, 2024

Stuck inside on a rainy day? Bor-ing! Keep little ones busy with this pitch-perfect Little Critter story featuring Little Sister!


The Drama Llama By Rachel Morrisroe, Ella Okstad (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Rachel Morrisroe, Ella Okstad (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781728283135
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Published: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky - February 20th, 2024

One day a WORRY comes to stay and simply will not go away!

"Whenever he was worried or whenever there was drama,

Alex Allen's brain produced . . .

A living breathing Llama!"


Ride Beside Me By Lucy Knisley Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781984897190
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - February 20th, 2024

The community that rides together, thrives together! New York Times bestselling comic creator Lucy Knisley celebrates the joys of biking in this picture book about coming together to build safer streets and a brighter future for all.


Ramadan Kareem By M. O. Yuksel, Hatem Aly (Illustrator) Cover Image
By M. O. Yuksel, Hatem Aly (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063240124
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Published: HarperCollins - February 20th, 2024

From M. O. Yuksel and Hatem Aly, the acclaimed creators of the award-winning In My Mosque, comes Ramadan Kareem—a delightful, diverse celebration of Ramadan around the world. Don’t miss this modern classic that celebrates the emotions and joy of this important holiday.


Somebody Needs to Do Something About That Monster! By Doug Cenko Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781682636107
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Published: Peachtree - February 20th, 2024

A silly and ironic twist on “The Little Dutch Boy,” featuring a charmingly unaware monster who just wants to be kind and make a difference


Nana in the Country By Lauren Castillo, Lauren Castillo (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lauren Castillo, Lauren Castillo (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780544102170
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Published: Clarion Books - February 20th, 2024

Celebrating the love of grandparents and grandchildren, this gorgeous companion to the Caldecott Honor–winning Nana in the City is an appealing intergenerational exploration of country life.


Day and Night By Roger Duvoisin Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781681377940
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Published: NYRB Kids - February 20th, 2024

A classic picture book about the special friendship between an owl and a dog, written and illustrated by a master of children's literature.


The Crayons Love Our Planet By Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780593621080
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Published: Philomel Books - February 20th, 2024

The hilarious crayons from the #1 New York Times bestselling The Day the Crayons Quit are ready to celebrate our planet!


My Thoughts Have Wings By Maggie Smith, Leanne Hatch (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Maggie Smith, Leanne Hatch (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063214583
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Published: Balzer + Bray - February 13th, 2024

Maggie Smith, bestselling author of the viral poem “Good Bones” and the memoir You Could Make This Place Beautiful, delivers a lyrical and reassuring picture book perfect for calming active minds at bedtime (or anytime).

A Today Show Spring Pick!


Hello: How Nüwa Created the World By Viola Wang Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781499814927
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Published: little bee books - February 13th, 2024

The creation of humankind begins with Nuwa, a lonely young goddess, a handful of clay, and a single "hello" in this vibrant and touching tale inspired by Chinese mythology.

"Wang breathes new life into the story of the Chinese goddess of creation. . . .


Mini and Hardly and the Big Adventure By Catherine Rayner, Catherine Rayner (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781509804221
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Published: Macmillan Children's Books - February 13th, 2024

Mini is small, and Hardly is smaller – and neither of them are happy about it in this gorgeously illustrated, heart-warming picture book about unicorns from Kate Greenaway Medal-winning Catherine Rayner.


Tomorrow's Lily By Chris Raschka, Chris Raschka (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Chris Raschka, Chris Raschka (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063049376
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Published: Greenwillow Books - February 13th, 2024

This exquisite and deeply moving picture book by two-time Caldecott Medal–winning artist Chris Raschka explores concepts of friendship, growing up, generosity, empathy, love, and time. Tomorrow’s Lily is a perfect gift book for readers of all ages, as well as a terrific choice for bedtime.