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Bedtime for Bo By Kjersti Annesdatter Skomsvold, Mari Kanstad Johnsen (Illustrator), Kari Dickson (Translator) Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781592703746
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Published: Enchanted Lion Books - August 9th, 2022

Stretch like a giraffe and snuggle like a meerkat with Bo and Mommy as they get ready for bed



Little Bat Up All Day By Brian Lies Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780358269854
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Published: Clarion Books - July 12th, 2022

Little Bat has never stayed up all day before! How does the world look when he's normally asleep? This sweet, sunny picture book from New York Times bestselling and Caldecott Honor–winning Brian Lies is a charming story of new experiences and new friends.


Black Boy, Black Boy By Ali Kamanda, Jorge Redmond, Ken Daley (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ali Kamanda, Jorge Redmond, Ken Daley (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781728250649
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Published: Sourcebooks Explore - August 9th, 2022

Inspire Black boys to imagine all the great things they can do while celebrating remarkable moments from Black history!

Dear boy, Black boy, I believe in you so.

Let's start your story—ready, set, go.


Lou: A Children's Picture Book About a Fire Hydrant and Unlikely Neighborhood Hero By Breanna Carzoo, Breanna Carzoo (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Breanna Carzoo, Breanna Carzoo (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780063054059
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Published: HarperCollins - July 12th, 2022

Don’t miss this humorous and heartwarming picture book by debut creator Breanna Carzoo about an unlikely everyday hero: a fire hydrant! Perfect for fans of The Good Egg and The Bad Seed.

Meet Lou. Lou has an important job . . . as the neighborhood toilet for dogs on their walks.


Something About Grandma By Tania de Regil, Tania de Regil (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tania de Regil, Tania de Regil (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536201949
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Published: Candlewick - August 9th, 2022

On a first solo visit to her grandmother’s home outside Mexico City, a young girl discovers what makes Grandma so special in this enchanting and personal picture book.


A Synagogue Just Like Home By Alice Blumenthal McGinty, Laurel Molk (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536210866
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Published: Candlewick - August 9th, 2022

A new rabbi’s efforts to fix up his aging synagogue are a labor of love—and a comedy of errors—until his congregants fondly pool their talents in this lighthearted celebration of community.


My Name Is Cool By Antonio Sacre, Sarah Demonteverde (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Antonio Sacre, Sarah Demonteverde (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781641706575
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Published: Familius - August 8th, 2022

When I was born, I kept my eyes squeezed shut so tightly that my mom called me Mr. Magoo from a cartoon she loved.
My dad said I was going to be bilingual, like him, so he called me El Señor Magoo.


Little Antonio has a LOT of names. Different relatives call him different names, but the real culture shock happens when he goes to school for the first time.


Dear Wild Child: You Carry Your Home Inside You By Wallace J. Nichols, Wallace Grayce Nichols, Drew Beckmeyer (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781951836467
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Published: Cameron Kids - August 9th, 2022

A story inspired by a letter from a father to his daughter about wildfire, loss, and learning that we carry our homes inside us wherever we go

In the shade of ancient redwood trees, by a creek, not far from the ocean, a father builds a house for his newborn daughter, where she grows up wild and strong in their coastal canyon home.


Parfait, Not Parfait! By Scott Rothman, Avery Monsen (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Scott Rothman, Avery Monsen (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250265814
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - August 9th, 2022

A minimally worded, highly entertaining, and uniquely offbeat picture book that takes readers on a surprising wordplay journey that sort of makes sense but will totally make you laugh.


Nana, Nenek & Nina By Liza Ferneyhough, Liza Ferneyhough (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593353943
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Published: Dial Books - August 9th, 2022

Nina loves visiting her two faraway grandmas—one in Malaysia and one in England. Spot the similarities and differences between their homes in this cozy and beautifully illustrated picture book!


To Change a Planet By Christina Soontornvat, Rahele Jomepour Bell (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338628616
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Published: Scholastic Press - August 2nd, 2022

A loving ode to our planet and a clarion call to protect it.


Blanket By Ruth Ohi Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781773066141
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Published: Groundwood Books - August 2nd, 2022

A gentle wordless picture book about the difference a kind friend can make on a gray day.

It's a beautiful morning, but when Cat wakes up, the world feels gray. Cat wraps up in a blanket and hides -- until Dog comes in. What can Dog do to help Cat?


Goodnight, Butterfly (A Very Impatient Caterpillar Book) By Ross Burach, Ross Burach (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ross Burach, Ross Burach (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338615012
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Published: Scholastic Press - August 2nd, 2022

“Everyone’s favorite frantic insect is back . . .


Skater Cielo By Rachel Katstaller, Rachel Katstaller (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338751116
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Published: Orchard Books - August 2nd, 2022

Meet Cielo, a fierce skater who finds that facing your fear of failing gives you the courage to persevere!

Cielo loves to skateboard! But when she messes up on a new ramp she's embarrassed and afraid to fall again in front of so many people.


Leo + Lea By Monica Wesolowska, Kenard Pak (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Monica Wesolowska, Kenard Pak (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338302875
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Published: Scholastic Press - August 2nd, 2022

A beautiful celebration of friendship, math, and art that honors different ways of seeing and being in the world.

"A warm portrayal of a friendship sparked by an unexpected connection . . .


I Want to Be Mad for a While! By Barney Saltzberg, Barney Saltzberg (Illustrator) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781338666540
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Published: Orchard Books - August 2nd, 2022

Discover an exploration of BIG feelings that is perfect for fans of social-emotional bestsellers When Sophie Gets Angry -- Really, Really Angry and My Mouth Is a Volcano, from the bestselling author of Beautiful Oops!, Barney Saltzberg!

Sometimes it helps when we talk.

Sometimes there's nothing to say.

I just need a little alone tim


It's All About Me-Ow: A Young Cat's Guide to the Good Life By Hudson Talbott Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781510771345
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Published: Sky Pony - August 2nd, 2022

It’s All About ME-OW: A Young Cat’s Guide to the Good Life is a vibrant picture books that will delight your youngsters. The format is a cats' how-to manual for commandeering a household without the humans ever catching on.


Zero Zebras: A Counting Book about What’s Not There By Bruce Goldstone, Julien Chung (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Bruce Goldstone, Julien Chung (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338742244
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Published: Orchard Books - August 2nd, 2022

Discover the importance of counting what's there and what's not there in this brilliant picture book that combines math, imagination, and creativity, perfect for fans of Greg Tang!

Zero Zebras asks a bold question: can you count what isn’t there? Can you count… to zero?


Supposing... By Alastair Reid, Joohee Yoon (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Alastair Reid, Joohee Yoon (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781592703760
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Published: Enchanted Lion Books - August 2nd, 2022

Follow unexpected possibilities on fanciful and humorous journeys, powered by the limitlessness of the imagination and the openness of the human spirit.


Goodnight Skateboard (Sports Illustrated Kids Bedtime Books) By Leo Aquino (Illustrator), Michael Dahl Cover Image
By Leo Aquino (Illustrator), Michael Dahl
$17.99
ISBN: 9781684465231
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Published: Capstone Editions - August 1st, 2022

From grinding on rails to landing that last big half-pipe trick, Goodnight Skateboard follows a young girl's day at a skateboarding competition until she says goodnight to her favorite extreme sport. With rhyming text and action-packed imagery, author Michael Dahl captures the excitement and energy of the skatepark and the awesome athletes who skate.


A Very Big Fall By Emmy Kastner Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780358419457
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Published: Clarion Books - August 2nd, 2022

In this picture book destined to become a fall classic, life as a leaf is pretty sweet! This charming and reassuring picture book about finding joy in change will be returned to again and again.


Mini Mighty Sweeps By Lori Alexander, Jeff Harter (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lori Alexander, Jeff Harter (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062250162
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Published: HarperCollins - August 2nd, 2022

Don’t miss this charming picture book about a tiny cleaning machine with a mighty heart. Perfect for fans of Sherri Duskey Rinker’s Mighty, Mighty Construction Site, and Three Cheers for Kid McGear.


Penny, the Engineering Tail of the Fourth Little Pig By Kimberly Derting, Shelli R. Johannes, Hannah Marks (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781684464814
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Published: Capstone Editions - August 1st, 2022

Penny isn't just the fourth little pig--she's an engineer. So when big bad Wolfgang destroys her brothers' homes, Penny comes to the rescue When Wolfgang returns, Penny must use all her engineering know-how to save her family from his huffing and puffing.


The Perfect Rock By Sarah Noble Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781838740511
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Published: Flying Eye Books - August 2nd, 2022

The themes of individuality, sharing, and sibling rivalry come to a head when three otter siblings choose the same rock to play with.


If Animals Trick-or-Treated (If Animals Kissed Good Night) By Ann Whitford Paul, David Walker (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ann Whitford Paul, David Walker (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780374388522
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - August 2nd, 2022

Don't miss the other books in the adorable If Animals Kissed Good Night series by Ann Whitford Paul and David Walker: If Animals Kissed Good Night, If Animals Said I Love You, If Animals Celebrated Christmas, If Animals Went to School, If Animals Gave Thanks, and If Animals Tried to be Kind!


Old Friends By Margaret Aitken, Lenny Wen (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Margaret Aitken, Lenny Wen (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250801388
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - July 26th, 2022

Paired with colorful and vibrant art by Lenny Wen, Old Friends by Margaret Aitken is an inventive and heartfelt debut picture book that celebrates found family, caregiving, and the value of intergenerational friendships.


Abner & Ian Get Right-Side Up By Dave Eggers, Laura Park (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Dave Eggers, Laura Park (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316485869
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 14th, 2019

Abner and Ian are stuck sideways in this clever picture book created by a bestselling, acclaimed author and cartoonist--and perfect for fans of Elephant & Piggie and Press Here.


The World's Longest Licorice Rope By Matt Myers Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593180013
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Published: Random House Studio - July 26th, 2022

A humorous story about the priceless value of friendship from the creator of Dino-Gro. A boy’s search for the end of a licorice rope takes him all around the world and winds up with two new friends.



I Need All the Friends I Can Get (Peanuts) By Charles M. Schulz Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780593519677
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Published: Penguin Workshop - July 26th, 2022

A classic Peanuts gift book, reissued in its original format, featuring Charlie Brown and the gang discovering that friends can be found in the unlikeliest of places.
 
"A friend is someone who will share his home with you."


Time to Fly By George Ella Lyon, Stephanie Fizer Coleman (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534474109
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - July 26th, 2022

In the spirit of Mark Teague’s Fly, Baby Bird learns to overcome his fear of leaving the nest in this sweet and encouraging picture book.

Mama Bird says it’s time to fly! Baby Bird thinks not. Nest is best…or is it? With the help of his mama, Baby Bird discovers the amazing things that can happen if he finds the courage to spread his wings and fly.


More Than Peach (Bellen Woodard Original Picture Book) By Bellen Woodard, Fanny Liem (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Bellen Woodard, Fanny Liem (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338809275
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - July 26th, 2022

Penned by the very first Crayon Activist, Bellen Woodard, this picture book will tug at readers' heartstrings and inspire them to make a difference!

When Bellen Woodard’s classmates referred to "the skin-color” crayon, in a school and classroom she had always loved, she knew just how important it was that everyone understood that “skin can be any number of beautiful colors.” This s


Everything in Its Place: A Story of Books and Belonging By Pauline David-Sax, Charnelle Pinkney Barlow (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593378823
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Published: Doubleday Books for Young Readers - July 19th, 2022

An inspiring and poetic story about reading, libraries, and overcoming shyness to find community.

I gather the books in my arms, and give them a hug. "Welcome back," I whisper.
 


Stop and Smell the Cookies By Gibson Frazier, Micah Player (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Gibson Frazier, Micah Player (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525517146
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - July 19th, 2022

A picture book about a rambunctious boy who learns to manage his big feelings.
 


Sometimes Dash gets so excited that his chest feels warm and fuzzy, his toes dance, and his fingertips tickle the air. When that starts, he can’t seem to control what he does next, and often, trouble follows.
 


Mum, Me, and the Mulberry Tree By Tanya Rosie, Chuck Groenink (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tanya Rosie, Chuck Groenink (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536220353
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Published: Candlewick - July 19th, 2022

A tender story follows a mother-and-daughter pair enjoying a ritual to remember: a bus ride to the countryside, baskets full of berries, and a fragrant pie.


Hurry, Little Tortoise, Time for School! By Carrie Finison, Erub Kraan (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Carrie Finison, Erub Kraan (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593305669
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Published: Random House Studio - July 19th, 2022

It's the first day of school and Little Tortoise is worried. Can she get there on time?

It's the first day of school and Little Tortoise is ready with a backpack filled with new school supplies. Little Tortoise can't wait to get to school and tries very hard not to be the last student there.
 
But soon Cheetah, Llama, and even a snail on a scooter, overtake her.


The Night Wild By Zoë Tilley Poster, Zoë Tilley Poster (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525553786
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Published: Dial Books - July 19th, 2022

A stunningly illustrated picture book debut about a dog's fantastical moonlit adventure and wild new friendship.


Scary Stories By Tony Johnston, Tomie dePaola (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tony Johnston, Tomie dePaola (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665904315
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - July 19th, 2022

First published in 1978, this perfectly spooky picture book with illustrations by beloved and award-winning Tomie dePaola compiles four spine-tingling tales as told by little monsters.

One dark night three little things—an imp, a goblin, and a scalawag—get together to tell the scariest stories they can think of.


Girl Versus Squirrel By Hayley Barrett, Renée Andriani (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Hayley Barrett, Renée Andriani (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780823451869
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Published: Margaret Ferguson Books - July 19th, 2022

One resourceful girl. One determined squirrel. Great minds meet their match in this tale of persistence and learning that compromise can be a wonderful thing.


Alice Nizzy Nazzy By Tony Johnston, Tomie dePaola (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tony Johnston, Tomie dePaola (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665904292
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - July 19th, 2022

In this whimsical picture book with illustrations by beloved award-winning illustrator Tomie dePaola, the classic Russian Baba Yaga witch story gets an American twist.

In Santa Fe, young Manuela finds herself in the cooking pot of Alice Nizzy Nazzy. Can she escape the hungry witch’s clutches?


The Name Jar By Yangsook Choi Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780375806131
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - July 19th, 2022

The new kid in school needs a new name! Or does she?


A Mouthful of Minnows By John Hare, John Hare (Illustrator) Cover Image
By John Hare, John Hare (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780063093225
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Published: Greenwillow Books - May 10th, 2022

A fishing story like no other! 


Puppy Bus By Drew Brockington Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781419751912
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - July 12th, 2022

A hilarious back-to-school story from the creator of CatStronauts, Drew Brockington

When a boy and his family move, he has to start all over at a new school—and gets plenty of first day jitters.


The Boy Who Loved Maps By Kari Allen, G. Brian Karas (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kari Allen, G. Brian Karas (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984852304
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Published: Anne Schwartz Books - July 12th, 2022

This enchanting picture book about a map-making boy who is stumped when a girl asks him for a map of the "perfect place" helps readers appreciate the charms of their own neighborhood--and even shows them how to make a map of it!
 


Llama Rocks the Cradle of Chaos (A Llama Book #3) By Jonathan Stutzman, Heather Fox (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jonathan Stutzman, Heather Fox (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250776761
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - July 12th, 2022

In Llama Rocks the Cradle of Chaos, the latest installment of Jonathan Stutzman and Heather Fox's hilarious Llama series, our favorite doomsday-prone hero has yet another shot at saving the world (and more delicious desserts)…from himself.

Llama just ate a doughnut—the most scrumptious, most sprinkled doughnut in existence—and he needs to eat it again.


Meow By Chris Raschka, Chris Raschka (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Chris Raschka, Chris Raschka (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780063049352
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Published: Greenwillow Books - May 31st, 2022

Two-time Caldecott Medal winner Chris Raschka celebrates the enduring bond between best friends—a young girl and her cat. Meow is an innovative and surprising tale of friendship, love, anger, hurt, kindness, and forgiveness. A must-have for the youngest reader and cat lovers everywhere.


If You Find a Leaf By Aimee Sicuro Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593306598
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Published: Random House Studio - July 12th, 2022

An exquisite picture book that celebrates the fall season and encourages children to see the colorful leaves around them in an entirely new way. The artist uses real leaves of vibrant hues to make her oh-so-charming illustrations.


That's Not My Name! By Anoosha Syed, Anoosha Syed (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Anoosha Syed, Anoosha Syed (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593405178
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - July 12th, 2022

A debut picture book about loving your name, finding your voice, and standing up for yourself from the critically acclaimed illustrator of Bilal Cooks Daal and I Am Perfectly Designed.


Don't Worry, Murray By David Ezra Stein, David Ezra Stein (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062845245
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Published: Balzer + Bray - June 7th, 2022

The perfect gift for dog lovers!

Bark, George meets Wemberly Worried in this new classic picture book from David Ezra Stein, Caldecott Honor–winning creator of Interrupting Chicken and Leaves. The ideal read for back-to-school anxiety and soothing nerves all year long.


To Make By Danielle Davis, Mags DeRoma (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Danielle Davis, Mags DeRoma (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063084063
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - May 31st, 2022

A stunning picture book ode to the joys of the creative process and the spirit of collaboration. This lyrical story from Danielle Davis and Mags DeRoma is perfect for fans of Kevin Henkes, Gyo Fujikawa, and Julie Fogliano. 

To make . . . a cake, a garden, a song, you first gather, then make—and wait. To make a story (like this one), you gather, make, wait.


Not So Small By Pat Zietlow Miller, Paola Escobar (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Pat Zietlow Miller, Paola Escobar (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062847447
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Published: Quill Tree Books - May 3rd, 2022

All Are Welcome meets Sometimes People March in this uplifting picture book with an empowering message: No matter your size, you can do big things.

This joyful book celebrates the many ways people can join together to become something bigger—an unstoppable force. Each and every one of us can use our voices to make a difference!


Building By Henry Cole, Henry Cole (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Henry Cole, Henry Cole (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780063136557
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - June 21st, 2022

This classic and beautifully illustrated picture book follows a family of beavers as they build their home. A companion to Nesting by celebrated author-illustrator Henry Cole, Building will be welcomed by young naturalists.


Jigsaw: Mystery in the Mail By Bob Graham, Bob Graham (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Bob Graham, Bob Graham (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536224993
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Published: Candlewick - July 12th, 2022

Serendipity and positive thinking come into play as a family searches for a missing puzzle piece in Bob Graham’s enchanting story with a sweet surprise ending.


Granny's Kitchen: A Jamaican Story of Food and Family By Sadé Smith, Ken Daley (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sadé Smith, Ken Daley (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250806338
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - July 12th, 2022

Accompanied by Ken Daley's vibrant, sun-soaked artwork, Sadé Smith's debut picture book Granny's Kitchen is the perfect readaloud for budding chefs everywhere.


The New Rooster By Rilla Alexander, Rilla Alexander (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Rilla Alexander, Rilla Alexander (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534493452
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - July 12th, 2022

Rooster has come a long way for his new job in a new country, but finds he has trouble communicating with the locals in this special and boldly illustrated picture book.

Rooster is nervous to start his brand-new job in a brand-new country, but most of all he’s excited.


Trucks on Trucks By Sorche Fairbank, Nik Henderson (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sorche Fairbank, Nik Henderson (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062842091
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Published: Greenwillow Books - May 17th, 2022

What’s better than a truck? A truck on top of another truck! Trucks on Trucks hits the highways and the byways while exploring basic concepts such as size, shape, color, numbers, and professions.


Two Dogs By Ian Falconer, Ian Falconer (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ian Falconer, Ian Falconer (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062954473
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Published: Michael di Capua Books - June 28th, 2022

From Ian Falconer, Caldecott Honor winner and #1 New York Times bestselling creator of the Olivia series, comes a dashingly delightful picture book about two unforgettable dachshunds and their search for fun!


Punky Aloha By Shar Tuiasoa, Shar Tuiasoa (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Shar Tuiasoa, Shar Tuiasoa (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780063079236
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Published: HarperCollins - June 7th, 2022

Meet Punky Aloha: a girl who uses the power of saying "aloha" to experience exciting and unexpected adventures!

Punky loves to do a lot of things—except meeting new friends. She doesn’t feel brave enough.


Mae's First Day of School By Kate Berube Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9781419752421
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - July 12th, 2022

From the author-illustrator of Hannah and Sugar comes a back-to-school tale about facing your fears, now in paperback with bonus tear-out lunchbox notes

As Mae's first day of school approaches, she decides she IS. NOT. GOING.

School is scary! What if the other kids don't like her?


The Big Slide By Daniel Kirk, Daniel Kirk (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Daniel Kirk, Daniel Kirk (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399169380
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - July 12th, 2022

In this sweet story about facing fears, Little Pup has to call up all his courage—and the help of a friend—to go down the playground slide.
 


Sometimes Love By Katrina Moore, Joy Hwang Ruiz (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Katrina Moore, Joy Hwang Ruiz (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593323823
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Published: Dial Books - July 12th, 2022

A tender, poetic picture book about a military family experiencing happiness, heartache, and learning to grow through change

“Changes come and changes go. Love through changes makes love grow.”


Leila, the Perfect Witch By Flavia Z. Drago, Flavia Z. Drago (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Flavia Z. Drago, Flavia Z. Drago (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536220506
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Published: Candlewick - July 12th, 2022

In this charming picture book from the author-illustrator of Gustavo, The Shy Ghost, a witch who is spellbindingly good at everything discovers that baking is no piece of cake.


I Forgive Alex: A Simple Story About Understanding By KERASCOET, Sebastien Cosset, Marie Pommepuy Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593381502
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Published: Random House Studio - July 12th, 2022

A simple, yet powerful, picture book--from New York Times bestselling creators, Kerascoët—about compassion and forgiveness.


Grandma's House of Rules By Henry Blackshaw Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781908714930
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Published: Cicada Books - July 12th, 2022

This is the story of a boy who loves his grandma, but can't stand all her rules Gorgeous pencil illustrations by Henry Blackshaw bring the eccentric grandma and her pattern-filled house alive.


Clifford the Big Red Friend Story Box By Norman Bridwell, Norman Bridwell (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Norman Bridwell, Norman Bridwell (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338831801
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - July 19th, 2022

Join Clifford and his best friend, Emily Elizabeth, in this box set of six classic stories!

Young readers can now carry their favorite Clifford the Big Red Dog storybooks with them wherever they go in one convenient box set with a handle!

The story box includes six bestselling 8x8 paperback books, including Clifford’s Manners, Clifford’s Good Deeds, Clifford


Remixed: A Blended Family By Arree Chung, Arree Chung (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Arree Chung, Arree Chung (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250142740
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - July 5th, 2022

In this companion to Arree Chung's stand-out picture book Mixed: A Colorful Story, the colors must re-evaluate what it means to be a family.


Nervous Nigel By Bethany Christou, Bethany Christou (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536223866
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Published: Templar - July 5th, 2022

A nervous crocodile from a long line of competitive swimmers must find the courage to be honest with his family in this illustrated picture book about being true to yourself.


The Wills and the Won'ts By Angela Woolfe, ROLAND GARRIGUE (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Angela Woolfe, ROLAND GARRIGUE (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593352588
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - July 5th, 2022

Dr. Seuss’s The Sneetches and Other Stories meets The Wall in the Middle of the Book in this pitch perfect, rhyming story about breaking down barriers and embracing our differences.

An angry old Won’t and a cheerless young Will
lived next to each other, on top of a hill.
They squabbled and quarrelled, did nothing but fight.


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The Witchling's Wish By Lu Fraser, Sarah Massini (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lu Fraser, Sarah Massini (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781547609062
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - July 5th, 2022

From the illustrator of The Girl and The Dinosaur comes a heartwarming, magical picture book about what it means to be a friend.


A Grand Day By Jean Reidy, Samantha Cotterill (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jean Reidy, Samantha Cotterill (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534499768
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - July 5th, 2022

Celebrate the special bond between grandparents and grandchildren with this charming picture book with stunning diorama illustrations.

A million kisses! Hugs!


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What Feelings Do When No One’s Looking By Tina Oziewicz, Aleksandra Zajac (Illustrator), Jennifer Croft (Translated by) Cover Image
By Tina Oziewicz, Aleksandra Zajac (Illustrator), Jennifer Croft (Translated by)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781953861283
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Published: Elsewhere Editions - July 5th, 2022

An unruly cast of emotions come alive in this romping dreamworld, a place Maurice Sendak’s Wild Things could call home


Animal Antics: A to Z By Anita Lobel, Anita Lobel (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Anita Lobel, Anita Lobel (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534495012
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - July 5th, 2022

Little ones will practice the alphabet, learn animal names, and can try out clever acrobatic moves by themselves or with a friend in this inventive and amusing picture book created by beloved Caldecott Honor–winning Anita Lobel.

From adoring alligators to zany zebras, the animals in this book are sure to keep young readers amused with their antics. And look at the acrobats!


Aesop's Fables Heirloom Edition: The Classic Edition Hardcover with Slipcase and Ribbon Marker (Fairy Tales, Classic Children Books, Animal Stories, Books for Young Children) By Aesop, Charles Santore (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Aesop, Charles Santore (Illustrator)
$24.95
ISBN: 9781646432820
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Published: Applesauce Press - July 5th, 2022

Revive your childhood wonder and fascination with the most exquisitely illustrated slipcased edition of Aesop’s Fables to hit the market in years—featuring breathtaking original artwork by #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Charles Santore!

Captivating the hearts and minds of kids and adults for generations, Aesop, a former Greek s


The Thank You Letter By Jane Cabrera Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780823451722
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Published: Holiday House - July 5th, 2022

Celebrate gratitude and simple ways of brightening others' days with this sweet story about a girl's letters. . . . and her town's overwhelming response.


The Happiest Tree: A Story of Growing Up By Hyeon-Ju Lee, Hyeon-Ju Lee (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Hyeon-Ju Lee, Hyeon-Ju Lee (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781250835093
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Published: Square Fish - July 5th, 2022

Author/artist Hyeon-Ju Lee's The Happiest Tree is a wonderfully emotional story of life and growing up that will pull at the heartstrings of readers.

Over the years, the gingko tree that resides outside an apartment building has seen many things.

When it was ten, sounds of the Rose piano class filled the ground floor and whistled through its young branches.


Monsoon By Uma Krishnaswami, Jamel Akib (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Uma Krishnaswami, Jamel Akib (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781250835116
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Published: Square Fish - July 5th, 2022

Get out your umbrellas!

Filled with stunning imagery and description, Monsoon by Uma Krishnaswami and Jamel Akib depicts a wonderful children's story of anticipation, seasonal changes, and the beauty of urban India.


The Midnight Library By Kazuno Kohara, Kazuno Kohara (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kazuno Kohara, Kazuno Kohara (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781250835109
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Published: Square Fish - July 5th, 2022

From Kazuno Kohara, creator of the New York Times Best Illustrated book Ghosts in the House! comes a beautiful book brimming with cozy charm.

Perfect for bedtime reading, pay a visit to the Midnight Library where you can snuggle up for a nighttime story.


Black Girl Rising By Brynne Barnes, Tatyana Fazlalizadeh (Illustrator) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781452164878
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Published: Chronicle Books - June 28th, 2022

This enduring anthem for Black girls celebrates their power, potential, and brilliance—for themselves and for the world.

You are a thousand curls
unfurling in your hair.
You are a thousand fists
standing proudly in air.

You are the song of swallows,
lifting sun as they sing—
breaking light with their beaks,


The Surprise By Zadie Smith, Nick Laird, Magenta Fox (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Zadie Smith, Nick Laird, Magenta Fox (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593525975
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - June 28th, 2022

This back-to-school season, individuality is in! Nothing makes a splash like being uniquely yourself—and celebrating what makes you different.

From acclaimed authors Zadie Smith and Nick Laird, with art from exciting newcomer Magenta Fox, comes a powerful picture book debut!


The Long Ride Home By Stephanie Graegin Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593426029
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Published: Random House Studio - June 28th, 2022

A tender picture book that celebrates memories and friendship about a young koala and a friend who has moved away.


Lupe Lopez: ¡Reglas de una estrella de rock! By e.E. Charlton-Trujillo, Pat Zietlow Miller, Joe Cepeda (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536220063
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Published: Candlewick - June 28th, 2022

When a sassy drummer starts kindergarten, the rules of school cramp her style. What’s a young rock star to do?

Con sus relucientes gafas de sol, su lonchera clásica y sus lápices tamborileros, Lupe Lopez llega el primer día a kínder lista para el rock.


Brave Every Day By Trudy Ludwig, Patrice Barton (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Trudy Ludwig, Patrice Barton (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593306376
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - June 28th, 2022

From social-emotional learning expert Trudy Ludwig and award-winning picture book illustrator Patrice Barton (co-creators of The Invisible Boy) comes a story about managing anxiety and finding the courage to stand up for yourself and others.


One Boy Watching By Grant Snider Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781797210889
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Published: Chronicle Books - June 28th, 2022

Everyone knows what it feels like to be a passenger—and this book finally puts this universal feeling into words.

Climb aboard Bus Number Four as it travels along country roads and city streets, past train tracks and farm fields. Through the window, countless details rush by, just waiting to be noticed. What will you see today?


Sunday Pancakes By Maya Tatsukawa Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593406632
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Published: Dial Books - June 28th, 2022

This warm, feel-good tale of friends working together to make delicious pancakes is the ultimate comfort food from Geisel Honor creator Maya Tatsukawa


The Fog Catcher's Daughter By Marianne McShane, Alan Marks (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Marianne McShane, Alan Marks (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536211306
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Published: Candlewick - June 28th, 2022

A brave young girl rows out to meet her destiny in a lavishly illustrated original tale steeped in fairy lore, from a traditional Irish storyteller.


The Station Cat By DK, Stephen Hogtun Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780744050127
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Published: DK Children - June 28th, 2022

A stunning picture book about the power of hope.


Look to the Skies: The Magical Migration of the Monarch Butterfly By Nicola Edwards, Hannah Tolson (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Nicola Edwards, Hannah Tolson (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781680102741
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Published: Tiger Tales - June 28th, 2022

Experience the wonder of the migration of monarch butterflies as they travel across North America in search of warmer temperatures in this engaging book, which features die cuts throughout.


El mundo era nuestro By Jacqueline Woodson, Leo Espinosa (Illustrator), Yanitzia Canetti (Translated by) Cover Image
By Jacqueline Woodson, Leo Espinosa (Illustrator), Yanitzia Canetti (Translated by)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593530191
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - June 28th, 2022

Two children’s book superstars join forces to celebrate the joy and freedom of summer in the city, which is gloriously captured in Jacqueline Woodson’s rhythmic text and Leo Espinosa’s lively art.


The Summer of Diving By Sara Stridsberg, B.J. Woodstein (Translated by), Sara Lundberg (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sara Stridsberg, B.J. Woodstein (Translated by), Sara Lundberg (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781644211342
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Published: Triangle Square - June 28th, 2022

The award-winning and beautiful story of a child coping with her father's absence. The book tackles a difficult subject with great tenderness, validating a child's experience of a parent suffering from depression.
 


A Mermaid Girl By Sana Rafi, Olivia Aserr (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sana Rafi, Olivia Aserr (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593327609
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - June 28th, 2022

A young girl celebrates the experience of wearing a burkini for the first time in this lyrical and heartwarming picture book that casts a fresh light on timeless summer activities, and celebrates cultural traditions and intergenerational bonds.


Bea and Mr. Jones: 40th Anniversary Edition By Amy Schwartz, Amy Schwartz (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Amy Schwartz, Amy Schwartz (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593519998
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Published: Rise x Penguin Workshop - June 28th, 2022

Celebrate the 40th anniversary of Amy Schwartz's classic picture book with this stunning reissue that will empower readers to never underestimate themselves!


La guardiana de la libreta: Una historia de bondad desde la frontera By Stephen Briseño, Magdalena Mora (Illustrator), Polo Orozco (Translated by) Cover Image
By Stephen Briseño, Magdalena Mora (Illustrator), Polo Orozco (Translated by)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593486467
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Published: Random House Studio - June 28th, 2022

A Spanish edition of THE NOTEBOOK KEEPER, the inspiring story of a mama and her daughter who are denied entry at the U.S. border, and must find the refugee in charge of “the notebook,” an unofficial ledger of those waiting to cross into the U.S.


If Tigers Disappeared (If Animals Disappeared) By Lily Williams, Lily Williams (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lily Williams, Lily Williams (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250232465
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - June 28th, 2022

What would happen if tigers disappeared? Find out in this fifth book in the award-winning If Animals Disappeared series that imagines the consequences of a world without tigers.

Deep in the Biligirirangana Hills in India, a fierce creature roams.

This landscape is home to animals that are

slithery

smart

hidden


A Taste of Honey: Kamala Outsmarts the Seven Thieves; A Circle Round Book By Rebecca Sheir, Chaaya Prabhat (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Rebecca Sheir, Chaaya Prabhat (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781635864922
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - June 28th, 2022

In a village in the countryside lived a woman named Kamala who had the most delicious honey you’ve ever tasted. She collected honey from her hives to sell at the market, but business was slow, and she and her father were struggling to get by.


The Tale of the Unwelcome Guest: Nasruddin Teaches the Town a Lesson; A Circle Round Book By Rebecca Sheir, Mert Tugen (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Rebecca Sheir, Mert Tugen (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781635863147
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - June 28th, 2022

The town beside the sea was abuzz with the news. The governor was holding a grand banquet and everyone was invited—everyone! But no one was as excited as Nasruddin. 

On the day of the celebration, Nasruddin works hard in his vineyard picking and squishing grapes.


How to Sleep Tight through the Night: Bedtime Tricks (That Really Work!) for Kids By Tzivia Gover, Lesléa Newman, Vivian Mineker (Illustrator) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781635864243
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - June 28th, 2022

Whether it's fear of the dark or worry about the day ahead that is interfering with a good night's sleep, How to Sleep Tight through the Night offers creative solutions for soothing children's bedtime anxieties and developing healthy sleep habits.


Every Dog in the Neighborhood By Philip C. Stead, Matthew Cordell (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Philip C. Stead, Matthew Cordell (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823444274
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Published: Neal Porter Books - June 21st, 2022

How many dogs live in the neighborhood? Louis decides to find out—by meeting every single one.


What Does Little Crocodile Say At the Park? By Eva Montanari Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780735268159
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Published: Tundra Books - June 21st, 2022

A little crocodile explores a day at the park in this colorful, noisy book filled with sounds and new experiences -- some wonderful, some not -- that are sure to delight toddlers.

What sounds does Little Crocodile hear on a trip to the park?
Grandma says "Sweet Pea!"
The pigeons go flap, flap
The dandelion goes pffff
The chatter goes chit chat


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Days Like This By Oriane Smith, Alice Gravier (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Oriane Smith, Alice Gravier (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781990252099
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Published: Milky Way Picture Books - June 21st, 2022

An average day can be just that: average. But it can also be extraordinary and full of surprises, if we’re mindful of the world around us. In Days Like This, we witness the peaks and valleys of everyday life through two different narrative voices. The tiniest detail or the most fleeting moment can look quite different, depending on your perspective!
 


The Pet Potato By Josh Lacey, Momoko Abe (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Josh Lacey, Momoko Abe (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250834157
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - June 21st, 2022

Jory John meets Sophie's Squash in this delightful, offbeat, and hilarious picture book, The Pet Potato, about finding companionship in unlikely places.

Potatoes can't do anything a pet should. They can't learn tricks, or go for walks, or snuggle up with Albert.


How Old Is Mr. Tortoise? By Dev Petty, Ruth Chan (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Dev Petty, Ruth Chan (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781419746703
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - June 21st, 2022

From the author of I Don’t Want to Be a Frog comes a hilarious new picture book that asks readers to solve one very important mystery

It’s Mr. Tortoise’s birthday, and he can’t wait to eat cake with his friends. But there’s a hitch! Mr. Tortoise can’t remember how old he is, so his friends don’t know how many candles to put on the cake.


Ice Cream Face By Heidi Woodward Sheffield, Heidi Woodward Sheffield (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525518488
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - June 21st, 2022

The Ezra Jack Keats Award–winning creator of Brick by Brick brings to delicious life the anxiety and elation involved in waiting in line to get ice cream.


Twelve Days of Kindness By Irene Latham, Junghwa Park (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Irene Latham, Junghwa Park (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525514169
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - June 21st, 2022

Inspired by "The Twelve Days of Christmas," this picture book illustrates the many different forms that kindness can take, from veteran picture book author Irene Latham.

On the first day of kindness,
I will give to you a hug that’s warm and true.


The World Needs More Purple Schools (My Purple World) By Kristen Bell, Benjamin Hart, Daniel Wiseman (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593434901
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - June 21st, 2022

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • It's back to school with Kristen Bell and Benjamin Hart! Learn how to paint your school purple with this follow-up to the #1 New York Times bestseller The World Needs More Purple People.


Tomatoes in My Lunchbox By Costantia Manoli, Magdalena Mora (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Costantia Manoli, Magdalena Mora (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250763129
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - June 21st, 2022

A moving picture book from a debut author about the first day of school, layered with themes about the immigrant experience and the universal experience of feeling out of place.


Todo el mundo cabe aquí By Alexandra Penfold, Suzanne Kaufman (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593487754
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - June 21st, 2022

A Spanish edition of ALL ARE WELCOME! Join the call for a better world with this New York Times bestselling picture book about a school where diversity and inclusion are celebrated.

Discover a school where--no matter what--young children have a place, have a space, and are loved and appreciated.


A Seed Grows By Antoinette Portis Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823448920
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Published: Neal Porter Books - June 21st, 2022

The transformative life cycle of a sunflower plays out in this bold read-aloud by Sibert honoree Antoinette Portis.

To understand how a seed becomes a sunflower, you have to peek beneath the soil and wait patiently as winding roots grow, a stalk inches out of the earth, and new seeds emerge among blooming petals.

"A seed falls,


Goodnight Racism By Ibram X. Kendi, Cbabi Bayoc (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ibram X. Kendi, Cbabi Bayoc (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593110515
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Published: Kokila - June 14th, 2022

National Book Award–winning and New York Times bestselling author Ibram X. Kendi (How to Be an Antiracist, Antiracist Baby) returns with a new picture book that serves as a modern bedtime classic.


See You Someday Soon By Pat Zietlow Miller, Suzy Lee (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Pat Zietlow Miller, Suzy Lee (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250221100
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - June 14th, 2022

From the author of the mega-bestseller Be Kind and the winner of the 2022 Hans Christian Andersen Award comes a picture book for anyone who's ever loved someone far away.

Someday soon, I'll see you.
Even though you are there.
And I am here.
So very far apart.


A Is for Bee: An Alphabet Book in Translation By Ellen Heck Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781646141272
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Published: Levine Querido - June 14th, 2022

What letter does the word bee start with?
If you said "B" you're right – in English!
But in many, many languages, it actually starts with A.
Bee is Anū in Igbo,
Aamoo in Ojibwe,
Abelha in Portugese.
And Ari in Turkish.


I Am a Baby By Bob Shea, Bob Shea (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Bob Shea, Bob Shea (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536218329
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Published: Candlewick - June 14th, 2022

From the creator of the mega-popular Dinosaur vs. series comes a hilariously deadpan look at new parenthood—from a baby’s point of view.

I am not sleepy.
I am not sleepy because I am a baby.
Mommy is sleepy.
Mommy is sleepy because I am a baby.


Rosa's Song By Helena Ku Rhee, Pascal Campion (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Helena Ku Rhee, Pascal Campion (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593375495
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Published: Random House Studio - June 14th, 2022

In this diverse picture book, a young immigrant from South Korea finds community and friendship in an apartment house filled with other newly arrived kids.


Mi ciudad canta By Cynthia Harmony, Teresa Martinez (Illustrator), Cynthia Harmony (Translated by), Adriana Dominguez (Editor) Cover Image
By Cynthia Harmony, Teresa Martinez (Illustrator), Cynthia Harmony (Translated by), Adriana Dominguez (Editor)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593520055
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Published: Penguin Workshop - June 14th, 2022

Después de vivir un temblor devastador, el espíritu de los vecinos en esta dinámica zona de la ciudad Mexicana se sacude, pero no se rompe.
 


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Rosie and the Pre-Loved Dress By Leanne Hatch, Leanne Hatch (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Leanne Hatch, Leanne Hatch (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593354483
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - June 14th, 2022

A sweet picture book about a girl who finds a special dress at a thrift store and imagines who may have owned the dress before her.


Monsters in the Fog By Ali Bahrampour Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419752452
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - June 14th, 2022

A donkey’s trip up the mountain turns eerie when he encounters “monsters” along the way in this humorous, suspenseful tale about challenging first impressions

Hakim is traveling up the mountain to visit his friend Daisy, but the fog is so thick that he can't see the road ahead. Then an old goat appears out of nowhere and delivers a sinister warning: “Beware!


Today I'm Strong By Nadiya Hussain, Ella Bailey (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Nadiya Hussain, Ella Bailey (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593525944
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - June 14th, 2022

A classic in the making from the winner of The Great British Baking Show and star of Nadiya Bakes, about a young girl finding her strength in spite of a schoolyard bully.

I love to go to school. Well, most days I do.
There are some days when what I really want
is to stay at home with you.


We Adopted a Baby Chick By Lori Joy Smith Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780735266551
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Published: Tundra Books - June 14th, 2022

An adorable baby chicken is the latest addition to the family in this sweet picture book based on a true story. An irresistible and unique twist on a sibling story and for anyone who loves cute baby animals!


My Love Will Never Leave You By Stephen Hogtun Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781547608997
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - June 14th, 2022

This gorgeously-illustrated debut picture book is a moving story about the way that love lasts even as the seasons change, perfect for fans of Benji Davies and Oliver Jeffers.


The Little House of Hope By Terry Catasús Jennings, Raúl Colón (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823447169
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Published: Neal Porter Books - June 14th, 2022

When Esperanza and her family arrive in the United States from Cuba, they rent a little house, una casita. It may be small, but they soon prove that there’s room enough to share with a whole community.

“It was a little house. Una casita . . .
It was small.
It smelled like old wet socks. . .
But even though they were far from home,


Poppy's House By Karla Courtney, Madeline Kloepper (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Karla Courtney, Madeline Kloepper (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536211528
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Published: Walker Books US - June 7th, 2022

A warm story of the bond between young and old that evokes the wild, windswept banks of Newfoundland—and the joys of a traditional way of life.


Whose Bones Are Those? By Chihiro Takeuchi, Chihiro Takeuchi (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536221459
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Published: Candlewick Studio - June 7th, 2022

Inventive and stylish, informative and whimsical, this conceptual picture book from a noted cut-paper artist invites young readers to “guess the animal” by perusing its bones.


Bee By Charlotte Voake, Charlotte Voake (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Charlotte Voake, Charlotte Voake (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536220452
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Published: Candlewick - June 7th, 2022

A boy wonders what honeybees do all day—and they offer to show him! Charlotte Voake delivers a delightful story filled with whimsy and wonder.


Kapaemahu By Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu, Dean Hamer, Joe Wilson, Daniel Sousa (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593530061
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Published: Kokila - June 7th, 2022

An Indigenous legend about how four extraordinary individuals of dual male and female spirit, or Mahu, brought healing arts from Tahiti to Hawaii, based on the Academy Award–contending short film.


You Are My Favorite Color By Gillian Sze, Nina Mata (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Gillian Sze, Nina Mata (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593203101
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Published: Philomel Books - June 7th, 2022

A lyrical story of parental love that celebrates and takes pride in the many shades of brown skin. Perfect for fans of I Am Enough, Hey Black Child, Hair Love, and Our Skin.

When you ask me why your skin is brown,
I will tell you that you are my favorite color.
I will say that your skin was decided long, long ago.


Poopsie Gets Lost By Hannah E. Harrison, Hannah E. Harrison (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593324172
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Published: Dial Books - June 7th, 2022

A fluffy, nap-loving cat goes on the (fur-raising!) outing of a lifetime in this funny and gorgeously illustrated adventure about finding your inner tough kitty.


Tractor By Sally Sutton, Brian Lovelock (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sally Sutton, Brian Lovelock (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536225044
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Published: Candlewick - June 7th, 2022

Small children who like big machines that go—and things that grow—will love this ode to farm equipment from the team behind the Roadworks series.

Down on the farm, let’s plant the seeds.
Tip them! Flip them!
Go, go, go!


I Believe in Me By Emma Dodd, Emma Dodd (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Emma Dodd, Emma Dodd (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781536223903
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Published: Templar - June 7th, 2022

I believe in me.
There’s nothing I can’t do.
That’s what you have taught me,
and I believe in you!


Air Miles By John Burningham, Bill Salaman, Helen Oxenbury (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536223347
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Published: Candlewick - June 7th, 2022

A poignant exploration of love, loss, and possibility, inspired by the last story idea from the legendary John Burningham.


Poo-Dunit?: A Forest Floor Mystery By Katelyn Aronson, Stephanie Laberis (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536216370
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Published: Candlewick - June 7th, 2022

This rollicking, rhyming tale of animal poo will have children squealing with laughter—even as they learn about forest ecosystems and discover surprising facts about scat.

Sniff, sniff! went Mouse. Whiff, whiff! went Mouse.
“Who left this poo outside my house? I must undo this mystery. Poo-dunit?”


Saving the Butterfly: A story about refugees By Helen Cooper, Gill Smith (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Helen Cooper, Gill Smith (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536220551
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Published: Candlewick Studio - June 7th, 2022

Two resourceful siblings begin a new life as refugees in a poetic picture book about thriving—in your own time—after great loss.


Tomorrow Is a Brand-New Day By Davina Bell, Allison Colpoys (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Davina Bell, Allison Colpoys (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781950354306
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Published: Scribble Us - June 7th, 2022

The follow-up to bestselling All the Ways to be Smart by Davina Bell and Allison Colpoys.

Good or bad, the things you do
are all a part of being you --
of learning how to take your boat
on stormy seas and stay afloat.


Wally & Freya (Restorative Justice for Kids) By Lindsey Pointer, Stella Mongodi (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lindsey Pointer, Stella Mongodi (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781680997910
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Published: Good Books - June 7th, 2022

A heartwarming picture book that teaches empathy and inclusion.

Everyone knows Wally is a bully. He steals lunch every day from Bella Jo the bear, calls Oliver the owl mean names, and never shares the crayons.


Frances in the Country By Liz Garton Scanlon, Sean Qualls (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Liz Garton Scanlon, Sean Qualls (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823443321
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Published: Neal Porter Books - June 7th, 2022

A spirited girl visits her cousins in the country for a chance to break free from the clamor and crowd of life in the city.
 

Frances is a city kid, but it’s hard for her to fit in. City walls aren’t for climbing, city rooms aren’t for running, city shops and city yards are too crowded, and there are so many rules that Frances can’t seem to follow.


Sunflower Sisters By Monika Singh Gangotra, Michaela Dias-Hayes (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781728252315
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Published: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky - June 7th, 2022

A heartwarming celebration of all skin shades, from sun-browned to autumn-leaf-gold!


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Mouse's Wood: A Year in Nature By Alice Melvin Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780500652701
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Published: Thames & Hudson - June 7th, 2022

An exquisitely illustrated picture book with special die-cut flaps that follows the woodland ramblings of Mouse and highlights the change in seasons. 


Bedtime in Nunatsiavut By Raeann Brown Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781551528878
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Published: Arsenal Pulp Press - June 7th, 2022

In Bedtime in Nunatsiavut, a little girl named Nya yearns to fly, swim, and wander like the goose, salmon, bear, fox, and other animals that populate her world. Each night, her loving An nak (mother) tucks her into bed and gives her a kunik (nose-to-nose rub) to help Nya dream and transform into the animals she longs to be like.


Pina By Elif Yemenici, Sidney Wade (Translated by) Cover Image
By Elif Yemenici, Sidney Wade (Translated by)
$18.95
ISBN: 9780884489481
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Published: Tilbury House Publishers - June 7th, 2022

Shelf Awareness Starred Review: "Pina sparkles with enchantment from beginning to end."

This story of Pina’s fear to venture out of his door into the wide world will resonate with timid, imaginative kids.


Human Town By Alan Durant, Anna Doherty (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Alan Durant, Anna Doherty (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781910328842
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Published: Tiny Owl Publishing - June 7th, 2022

On a hot summer day, the elephant family decides to do something fun and visit the Human Town Junior and Lulu, the elephants become dissapointed to see humans are not taking good care of their environment. Does this mean humans will soon be extinct? asks Junior. This story is a playful look from outside to what humans are doing to the planet and to themselves.


The Rainbow Parade By Emily Neilson, Emily Neilson (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Emily Neilson, Emily Neilson (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593326589
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Published: Dial Books - May 31st, 2022

A sweet and celebratory story of a family's first time at Pride


A Kunwinjku Counting Book By Gabriel Maralngurra Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781592703562
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Published: Enchanted Lion Books - May 31st, 2022

One crocodile with many sharp teeth, two snake-necked turtles swimming in a billabong, three water goannas soaking up the sun... Learn to count with the animals of Australia's West Arnhem Land and the traditional art of indigenous Kunwinjku culture.



Milo + Niko By D. Guzman, D. Guzman (Illustrator) Cover Image
By D. Guzman, D. Guzman (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781948066211
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Published: Lil' Libros - May 31st, 2022

Introduce your little ones to the power of imagination and the thrill of adventures, like exploring the jungle, from the comfort of their homes in both English and Spanish


Pineapple Princess By Sabina Hahn, Sabina Hahn (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sabina Hahn, Sabina Hahn (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250798367
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - May 31st, 2022

A sly, hilarious, and bold picture book from debut creator Sabina Hahn about a fierce little girl who commandeers a rotting pineapple for a royal crown—perfect for fans of Eloise and Olivia.


Don't Eat Bees: Life Lessons from Chip the Dog By Dev Petty, Mike Boldt (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Dev Petty, Mike Boldt (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593433126
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Published: Doubleday Books for Young Readers - May 31st, 2022

The comic duo that brought you I Don't Want to Be a Frog is back, with Chip the dog, a hilarious new character who's got some "wisdom" to share.


Baby Squeaks (Baby Animals) By Anne Hunter Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780735269095
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Published: Tundra Books - May 31st, 2022

A baby mouse says their first word, and their second, and then many, many more in this hilarious and relatable parenting moment by Geisel Honoree Anne Hunter.
 


Baby mouse has learned to squeak. And now it’s squeak, squeak, squeak all day long.
 


Sábado/Saturday By Jorge Garza, Jorge Garza (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jorge Garza, Jorge Garza (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781948066105
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Published: Lil' Libros - May 31st, 2022

Introduce your little ones to the celebratory milestone of graduation and how one's family will always support dreams and goals, both in English and Spanish


The Legend of Iron Purl By Tao Nyeu Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780525428701
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Published: Rocky Pond Books - May 31st, 2022

This funny, spoofy superhero picture book is sure to be a read-aloud favorite. Iron Purl, fabled knitter, to the rescue!


The One and Only Sparkella Makes a Plan By Channing Tatum, Kim Barnes (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Channing Tatum, Kim Barnes (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250750761
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - May 31st, 2022

Leading actor, producer, director and New York Times-bestselling author Channing Tatum's Sparkella picture book series is a charming ode to self-esteem and the love between a father and daughter.

Sparkella is excited for her first sleepover with her new friend, Tam.

A glittery, glimmering outfit sure to impress? Check!


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Sarah Rising By Ty Chapman, Deann Wiley (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ty Chapman, Deann Wiley (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781506478357
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Published: Beaming Books - May 24th, 2022

The Queen of Kindergarten By Derrick Barnes, Vanessa Brantley-Newton (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593111420
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - May 24th, 2022

A confident little Black girl has a fantastic first day of school in this companion to the New York Times bestseller The King of Kindergarten.


Luli and the Language of Tea By Andrea Wang, Hyewon Yum (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Andrea Wang, Hyewon Yum (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823446148
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Published: Neal Porter Books - May 24th, 2022

Though they may speak different languages, kids from all over the world come together to enjoy the shared pastime of tea in this delicious book for young readers.
 


Tell Me a Lion Story By Kara Kramer, Kara Kramer (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kara Kramer, Kara Kramer (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536218015
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Published: Candlewick - May 24th, 2022

The reader becomes the storyteller in this funny, interactive picture book by author-illustrator Kara Kramer.

Tell me a story—a new one—and make it about a ______!


The Queen in the Cave By Júlia Sardà, Júlia Sardà (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Júlia Sardà, Júlia Sardà (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781536220544
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Published: Candlewick Studio - May 24th, 2022

In her debut as author-illustrator, Júlia Sardà spins an enthralling and evocative tale, rich with layers of meaning to be discovered.


Everywhere with You By Carlie Sorosiak, Devon Holzwarth (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Carlie Sorosiak, Devon Holzwarth (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536214970
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Published: Walker Books US - May 24th, 2022

The heartwarming friendship between a girl and the dog next door tenderly evokes the power of stories to bring—and keep—us together.


Hot Dog By Doug Salati Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593308431
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - May 24th, 2022

From a critically acclaimed creator comes this summery picture book featuring an overheated—and overwhelmed—pup who finds his calm with some sea, sand, and fresh air.
 
“An utter joy from beginning to end!” —Sophie Blackall, two-time Caldecott Medal winner


Wait and See By Helen Frost, Rick Lieder (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Helen Frost, Rick Lieder (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536216318
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Published: Candlewick - May 24th, 2022

Longtime collaborators Helen Frost and Rick Lieder team up for a breathtakingly beautiful glimpse at the praying mantis—and entice us to take the time to open our eyes to the world in front of us.


Home Is Where the Birds Sing By Cynthia Rylant, Katie Harnett (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Cynthia Rylant, Katie Harnett (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534449572
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Published: Beach Lane Books - May 17th, 2022

A beautiful and poignant meditation on what makes a home from Newbery Medalist Cynthia Rylant.

There are so many things, both big and small, that make a place feel like home. Home is where you might have a special nickname or a special toy. It’s where you might have a snack or a nap or a bath—or all three!


Lily Leads the Way By Margi Preus, Matt Myers (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Margi Preus, Matt Myers (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536214031
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Published: Candlewick - May 17th, 2022

A little sailboat has a big burst of determination when a fleet of tall ships needs assistance.


I'm Not Missing By Kashelle Gourley, Skylar Hogan (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kashelle Gourley, Skylar Hogan (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781499812640
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Published: little bee books - May 17th, 2022

The dog days are over when one pup breaks free from his home to become an independent, Lone Wolf!

Humans don't realize the stresses of pet life.
Working hard to meet every command.
Trying to be a good boy, the best boy.
It's exhausting . . .


The Best Bed for Me By Gaia Cornwall, Gaia Cornwall (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Gaia Cornwall, Gaia Cornwall (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536207156
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Published: Candlewick - May 17th, 2022

From the creator of Jabari Jumps and Jabari Tries, the tale of a stalling child with a lively imagination—and a passion for animal facts—makes for the best kind of bedtime story.


Little Pea's Drawing School By Davide Cali, Sébastien Mourrain (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Davide Cali, Sébastien Mourrain (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781990252075
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Published: Milky Way - May 17th, 2022

Little Pea is now an accomplished artist. One day, a friend encourages him to open a drawing school and help others tap into their creativity — what a marvelous idea!


Tisha and the Blossoms By Wendy Meddour, Daniel Egnéus (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Wendy Meddour, Daniel Egnéus (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536221985
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Published: Candlewick - May 17th, 2022

Tisha and Mommy are always having to hurry up. What would happen if they slowed down? A gentle, gorgeously illustrated story of mindfulness—and sharing the small moments.

Tisha was catching a blossom in her backyard.
“Hurry up,” cried Mommy. “You’ll be late for school.”


How to Make a Mountain: in Just 9 Simple Steps and Only 100 Million Years! By Amy Huntington, Nancy Lemon (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Amy Huntington, Nancy Lemon (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781452175881
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Published: Chronicle Books - May 17th, 2022

Geology and earth science made easy (to learn) and super quick (to read about). You, too, can make a mountain—just grab this nonfiction picture book and start today!

DO IT YOURSELF!
START TODAY!


Lion Needs a Shot By Hyewon Yum Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781419748295
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - May 17th, 2022

A lion family navigates their fears of going to the doctor in this adorable, hilariously relatable companion to Lion Needs a Haircut

Little lion Luka is NOT worried about a visit to the doctor. He’s NOT scared of getting a shot. And he’s definitely NOT a little lion anymore.


Elefantastic!: A Story of Magic in 5 Acts: Light Verse on a Heavy Subject By Jane Yolen, Brett Helquist (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jane Yolen, Brett Helquist (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781452176819
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Published: Chronicle Books - May 17th, 2022

Experience a magical story of ele-friendship and one disappearing elephant's ele-fate.

Discover the unlikely—and entirely unforgettable—friendship between Flora, an elephant calf stolen from her African home, and David, the circus impresario and magician who adopts, trains, and ultimately liberates her, in this tale freely inspired by actual events.


Build! By Red Nose Studio Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593376119
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Published: Anne Schwartz Books - May 17th, 2022

For all young truck lovers and fans of books like Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site! Watch a series of amazing construction vehicles—a dump truck, a bulldozer, and many others—build a building unlike any other.


Some Daddies By Carol Gordon Ekster, Javiera Mac-Lean Álvarez (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781506460567
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Published: Beaming Books - May 17th, 2022

Angelina at the Fair (Angelina Ballerina) By Katharine Holabird, Helen Craig (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Katharine Holabird, Helen Craig (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665912839
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Published: Little Simon - May 17th, 2022

Angelina Ballerina has to babysit her cousin during a trip to the fair in this beautiful, refreshed hardcover edition of the classic bestselling picture book!

All year long, Angelina has been eagerly looking forward to the fair coming to town. When the wonderful day arrives at last, Angelina can hardly wait to join her friends at the fairground.


The World Belonged to Us By Jacqueline Woodson, Leo Espinosa (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jacqueline Woodson, Leo Espinosa (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399545498
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - May 10th, 2022

Two children’s book superstars—#1 New York Times bestseller Jacqueline Woodson, the author of The Day You Begin, and Leo Espinosa, the illustrator of Islandborn­—join forces to celebrate the joy and freedom of summer in the city, which is gloriously captured in their rhythmic text and lively art.


Vampire Vacation By Laura Lavoie, Micah Player (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Laura Lavoie, Micah Player (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593203132
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - May 10th, 2022

Fang isn’t like the other vampires. Will he be able to make his dreams of a beach vacation come true?
 


All Cats Welcome By Susin Nielsen, Vivian Mineker (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Susin Nielsen, Vivian Mineker (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534476974
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - May 10th, 2022

In this sweet and affirming picture book, two cats discover they don’t need to share a language to become friends.

Leonard adores his human. “Stay! Let’s play!” he says when it’s time to leave for work. His human just hears “Meow.”

Sometimes Leonard gets lonely. So does Mariposa, who is new in town.


Sylvie By Jean Reidy, Lucy Ruth Cummins (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jean Reidy, Lucy Ruth Cummins (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534463486
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - May 10th, 2022

One small spider takes a big risk to bring together the people she watches over in her apartment building in this charming picture book from the celebrated author and illustrator of Truman.

Sylvie hangs on a silvery thread, safely hidden under her damp, dark fire escape.


Old Wood Boat By Nikki McClure, Nikki McClure (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Nikki McClure, Nikki McClure (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536216585
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Published: Candlewick - May 10th, 2022

Raise the sails and follow the wind across the green sea in this captivating marriage of lyrical prose and intricate illustrations from a renowned West Coast artist.


A Gift for Nana By Lane Smith Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593430330
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Published: Random House Studio - May 10th, 2022

Two-time Caldecott Honor author/illustrator Lane Smith tells a whimsical story about a little rabbit searching for the best gift for someone very special.


A Day for Sandcastles By Jonarno Lawson, Qin Leng (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jonarno Lawson, Qin Leng (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536208429
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Published: Candlewick - May 10th, 2022

A dazzling wordless picture book celebrates creative problem-solving, teamwork, and the sun-splashed wonder of a day at the beach.


Richard Scarry's 5-Minute Stories By Richard Scarry Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780593310007
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - May 10th, 2022

A humorous hardcover collection of Richard Scarry’s Busytown stories, each of which can be read aloud in five minutes!


One Turtle's Last Straw: The Real-Life Rescue That Sparked a Sea Change By Elisa Boxer Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593372463
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - May 10th, 2022

The inspiring true story of how one small turtle and kids all over the country sparked an environmental movement. Based on the viral video that created awareness of the harm caused by plastic straws, this heart-wrenching story is a perfect tool for teaching children about sustainability.


Peppa Pig and the Great Race By Candlewick Press Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781536224139
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Published: Candlewick Entertainment - May 10th, 2022

Peppa and her family race to the fair to discover Daddy Pig’s big surprise in a story tailor-made for little fans who love vehicles.


The Family Tree By Sean Dixon, Lily Snowden-Fine (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sean Dixon, Lily Snowden-Fine (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780735267664
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Published: Tundra Books - May 10th, 2022

A family tree assignment leads an adopted girl to discover the different ways to be a family.

When her teacher gives her class a simple family tree assignment, Ada is stumped. How can she make her family fit into this simple template?


Growing an Artist: The Story of a Landscaper and His Son By John Parra, John Parra (Illustrator) Cover Image
By John Parra, John Parra (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534469273
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - May 10th, 2022

From award-winning artist John Parra comes a touching and deceptively simple picture book based on his childhood experience about the bond between a father and son, hard work, and the links between nature, art, and creativity.

Today is a big day—the first time Juanito gets to help his papi on the job as a landscape architect!


A Garden of Creatures By Sheila Heti, Esmé Shapiro (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sheila Heti, Esmé Shapiro (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780735268814
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Published: Tundra Books - May 10th, 2022

A tender and deeply moving picture book about loss and the big questions it leaves behind from New York Times bestselling author Sheila Heti and acclaimed illustrator Esmé Shapiro.


My Day in the Park By Marta Orzel, Marta Orzel (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Marta Orzel, Marta Orzel (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781737603245
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Published: Blue Dot Kids Press - May 10th, 2022

Explore a city park in this playful, illustrated adventure full of two hundred words for children to learn: names for interesting plants, birds, delicious picnic foods, and more


Time for an adventure Families will join Sam as they explore the young adventurer's city's park, from the bandstand and the greenhouse to the great lawn and the animal farm.


Lizzy and the Cloud By Terry Fan, Eric Fan, Terry Fan (Illustrator), Eric Fan (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Terry Fan, Eric Fan, Terry Fan (Illustrator), Eric Fan (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534483170
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - May 3rd, 2022

From the critically acclaimed, award-winning creators of Ocean Meets Sky and The Night Gardener comes a whimsical and sweet tale of a young girl who cares for her pet cloud as it grows.

It’s a little out of fashion to buy a pet cloud, but Lizzy doesn’t mind. She’s not looking for a big one or a fancy one, just one that’s right for her.


The Blur By Minh Lê, Dan Santat (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Minh Lê, Dan Santat (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593377468
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - May 3rd, 2022

Meet a child with superhero-like abilities . . . and the parents who are racing to keep up with her in this sweetly funny picture book about the blur of childhood, from the award-winning creators of Drawn Together. A perfect gift to celebrate all of our special milestones--from graduations to birthdays and beyond!


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The Comet By Joe Todd-Stanton Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781838740658
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Published: Flying Eye Books - May 3rd, 2022

A picture book touching on the impact of moving away from home and how this effects our relationships and sense of belonging, but also how it can open us up to new experiences and allow us to cherish the old ones.

"A lovely story to share with anyone who is struggling to find comfort in a new situation."
—STARRED REVIEW School Library Journal


Francis Discovers Possible By Ashlee Latimer, Shahrzad Maydani (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ashlee Latimer, Shahrzad Maydani (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781419749100
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - May 3rd, 2022

This lyrical picture book from Tony award–winning producer Ashlee Latimer models joyful self-acceptance

Francis loves learning new words.


Uncle John's City Garden By Bernette Ford, Frank Morrison (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Bernette Ford, Frank Morrison (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823447862
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Published: Holiday House - May 3rd, 2022

How does this city garden grow? With help from L’il Sissy and her siblings--and love, love, love! A celebration of nature, family, and food.


School Is Wherever I Am By Ellie Peterson, Ellie Peterson (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ellie Peterson, Ellie Peterson (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250845245
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - May 3rd, 2022

From Ellie Peterson, the author-illustrator of How to Hug A Pufferfish comes a timely new picture book about learning, exploration, and the ever-expanding definition of school.

Is school only one place?

Are there other classrooms?
Different teachers?
New Lessons?


Duck, Duck, Dad? By Lorna Scobie, Lorna Scobie (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lorna Scobie, Lorna Scobie (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250822734
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - May 3rd, 2022

One dog . . . SO many ducklings! In this laugh-out-loud picture book that explores the meaning of family, Ralph the dog unexpectedly becomes the new dad to a flock of ducklings, and soon realizes he’s bitten off more than he can chew!


Dreams of Near and Far By Martin Widmark, Emilia Dziubak (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Martin Widmark, Emilia Dziubak (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781782507406
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Published: Floris Books - May 3rd, 2022

A poignant and uplifting story of hope, friendship, and finding happiness from the creators of USBBY-honored The House of Lost and Found

Noah and Mia have never met. They live far, far apart but look out upon the same sea.


Big Truck Little Island By Chris Van Dusen, Chris Van Dusen (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Chris Van Dusen, Chris Van Dusen (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536203936
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Published: Candlewick - May 3rd, 2022

That big truck is stuck! How will the island residents get where they’re going? A tale of community and ingenuity from the celebrated Chris Van Dusen, inspired by a true story.


The Wishing Balloons By Jonathan D. Voss, Jonathan D. Voss (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250317377
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - May 3rd, 2022

For fans of Be Kind, Come With Me, and Waiting, Jonathan D. Voss’s stunning new picture book, The Wishing Balloons, is a timeless story of the struggle, wonder, and power of making a new friend.


Sato the Rabbit, a Sea of Tea By Yuki Ainoya (Created by), Michael Blaskowsky (Translator) Cover Image
By Yuki Ainoya (Created by), Michael Blaskowsky (Translator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781592703555
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Published: Enchanted Lion Books - May 3rd, 2022

The winsome Sato continues his magical adventures, traversing snowy landscapes and crossing a sea made of tea.


Just to See By Morgane de Cadier, Florian Pigé (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Morgane de Cadier, Florian Pigé (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781737603207
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Published: Blue Dot Kids Press - May 3rd, 2022

"Whimsical... readers can unleash their own imaginations." --New York Times

Fans of Peter Brown and Jon Klassen will cherish this inspiring story about exploration, curiosity and an unexpected discovery.


There are wonders all around us ... Why not go see what you can find?


I Won’t Give Up My Rubber Band By Shinsuke Yoshitake Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781797214924
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Published: Chronicle Books - May 3rd, 2022

An everyday object (the endlessly versatile rubber band) becomes an invitation to imagine new possibilities in the latest laugh-out-loud picture book from acclaimed author-illustrator Shinsuke Yoshitake!


The Language of Flowers By Dena Seiferling Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780735270534
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Published: Tundra Books - May 3rd, 2022

An adopted bumblebee learns the language of flowers from her floral family in this enchanting picture book, inspired by floriography, that celebrates one of nature's most important relationships.


Mako and Tiger: Two Not-So-Friendly Sharks By Scott Rothman, Mika Song (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Scott Rothman, Mika Song (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593120712
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Published: Random House Studio - May 3rd, 2022

Two sharks, the ocean's most ferocious predators, try to resolve their differences by trading jokes and making each other laugh in this picture book about learning to get along with others.


Norton and the Bear By Gabriel Evans Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781922610447
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Published: Berbay Publishing - May 3rd, 2022

"With a message sure to resonate with both trend setters and follower, this story will have wide appeal, especially for those with time to savor the artwork."

Booklist, starred review


Heartwarming and humorous, as well as filled with rewarding discussion opportunities, this is a valuable addition to all collections."


Rube Goldberg's Simple Normal Definitely Different Day Off (Rube Goldberg’s Simple Normal) By Jennifer George, Ed Steckley (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jennifer George, Ed Steckley (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419748301
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - May 3rd, 2022

Follow along with young inventor Rube Goldberg on his day off from school in this wacky, STEAM-focused picture book
 

A “definitely different” follow-up to Rube Goldberg’s Simple Normal Humdrum School Day, written by Jennifer George, the granddaughter of Rube Goldberg, and illustrated by award-winning artist Ed Steckley.


Twas the Night Before Pride By Joanna McClintick, Juana Medina (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Joanna McClintick, Juana Medina (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536213430
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Published: Candlewick - May 3rd, 2022

A glittering celebration of queer families puts Pride gently in perspective—honoring those in the LGBTQ+ community who fought against injustice and inequality.

Pride’s . . . a day that means “Together, we are strong!”


Blaze and the Castle Cake for Bertha Daye 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: 9781953861184
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Published: Elsewhere Editions - May 3rd, 2022

Claude Ponti’s nimble wordplay and punning, combined with his phantasmagorical and joyful illustrations, create an endearing gem of a book, bound to be a bedtime story favorite.

From one of the world’s most beloved children’s book authors comes a story of a high-spirited flock of friends building an unusual birthday cake. 


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Book of Questions By Pablo Neruda, Paloma Valdivia (Illustrator), Sara Lissa Paulson (Translator) Cover Image
By Pablo Neruda, Paloma Valdivia (Illustrator), Sara Lissa Paulson (Translator)
$22.95
ISBN: 9781592703227
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Published: Enchanted Lion Books - April 26th, 2022

Where is the center of the sea? Why do the waves never break there? A book containing unanswerable, fantastical questions, inviting us to be curious, while simultaneously embracing what we cannot know.



Where the Wee Ones Go: A Bedtime Wish for Endangered Animals By Karen Jameson, Zosienka (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Karen Jameson, Zosienka (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781452184647
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Published: Chronicle Books - April 26th, 2022

Wee readers will connect with wee endangered-animals in this mesmerizing bedtime book by Karen Jameson (Woodland Dreams, Farm Lullaby), promoting environmental awareness and encouraging the very sweetest of dreams!

When stars are out and the moon's above,
where do the wee ones go, my love?
Where do the wee ones go?


Together We Ride By Kaylani Juanita (Illustrator), Valerie Bolling Cover Image
By Kaylani Juanita (Illustrator), Valerie Bolling
$16.99
ISBN: 9781797212487
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Published: Chronicle Books - April 26th, 2022

Hair Love meets bike rides in this loving portrait of a father-daughter relationship.

Learning to ride is no easy feat! But with a little courage, a guiding hand from her dad, and an enthusiastic bark from her pup, one brave girl quickly learns the freedom that comes from an afternoon spent outside on a bike.


Always with You, Always with Me By Kelly Rowland, Jessica McKay, Fanny Liem (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593465516
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - April 26th, 2022

An instant New York Times bestseller!
 
A loving ode to modern motherhood by Kelly Rowland and Jessica McKay.


The Boy with Flowers in His Hair By Jarvis, Jarvis (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jarvis, Jarvis (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536225228
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Published: Candlewick - April 26th, 2022

Jarvis offers a moving tale of friendship, kindness, and acceptance, softly touching on the subjects of illness or hardship in a way that young children can understand.


Bailey and Blanket By Emily House, Emily House (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Emily House, Emily House (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781737603221
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Published: Blue Dot Kids Press - April 26th, 2022

A heartwarming read-aloud about the special relationship between a child and their best friend in all the world... a soft, cozy blanket.


Everywhere Bailey goes, Blanket goes too. They love to adventure together. Until an uninvited guest
joins the family picnic, and... disaster strikes.


The Song of the Nightingale By Tanya Landman, Laura Carlin (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tanya Landman, Laura Carlin (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536217681
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Published: Candlewick Studio - April 26th, 2022

How did the nightingale get its golden voice? A beautiful creation story answers the question.


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Children of the Forest By Matt Myers Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823447671
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Published: Neal Porter Books - April 26th, 2022

Two siblings set off for adventure in the untamed wilds... of their own backyard.

Pairing a serious text with charming illustrations that show the mundane truth of the kids' adventurous roaming, Children of the Forest is an ode to imaginative play and the wild fun you can have while staying close to home.

We are wild.
We are children of the forest.


What Goes Inside? By Magda Gargulakova, Federico Bonifacini (Illustrator) Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9788000063591
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Published: Albatros Media - April 26th, 2022

Tetris challenge accepted Find out what goes inside a fridge, a school gym, or a music band van

There are so many things around us that we cannot see inside. All those cabinets, suitcases, and closed doors--be they small, big, mysterious, or even quite plain, they make you wonder what's inside them. Food goes inside a fridge. Laundry goes inside a washing machine.


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Endlessly Ever After: Pick YOUR Path to Countless Fairy Tale Endings! By Laurel Snyder, Dan Santat (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Laurel Snyder, Dan Santat (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781452144825
Availability: Backordered
Published: Chronicle Books - April 19th, 2022

This funny, original choose-your-path picture book of fractured fairy tales will charm any young fan of the genre, putting the power of storytelling right in the reader's hands!

Grab your basket and your coat. Put on some walking shoes.
Turn the page and begin: Which story will you choose?


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Things to Look Forward To By Sophie Blackall (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sophie Blackall (Illustrator)
$22.95
ISBN: 9781797214481
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Published: Chronicle Books - April 19th, 2022

Everyone needs things to look forward to: big things and small things, on good days and on bad days, whether we actively create delight for ourselves or simply allow it to enter our lives.


Chasing Rainbows By Gabby Grant Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781849767606
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Published: Tate Publishing - April 19th, 2022

Unique and delightful, this book allows the reader to join a journey to find light and positivity when we have never needed it more!

It is a wet and miserable day and Emmy is stuck inside—the whole world seems terribly gray and there’s nothing to do. But then Emmy’s dad suggests they go outside to chase a rainbow!


We Are Better Together By Bill McKibben, Stevie Lewis (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Bill McKibben, Stevie Lewis (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250755155
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - April 19th, 2022

From environmentalist and bestselling author Bill McKibben comes a hopeful, inspiring picture book celebrating the power of human cooperation and the beauty of life on Earth, beautifully illustrated by artist Stevie Lewis.

When we work together, we humans can do incredible things.


Kick Push By Frank Morrison, Frank Morrison (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Frank Morrison, Frank Morrison (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781547605927
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - April 19th, 2022

Award-winning picture book creator Frank Morrison makes his author/illustrator debut in an exuberant story about being yourself.


The Depth of the Lake and the Height of the Sky By Jihyun Kim Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781782507420
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Published: Floris Books - April 19th, 2022

'Astonishing to behold.' New York Times

It's summertime and a boy and his dog are leaving behind their apartment in the busy city.

His grandparents' home in the countryside feels like a different world. From the window, the curious boy sees a path leading enticingly into the forest. He can't wait to explore.


Badger is Bored By Moritz Petz, Amélie Jackowski (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Moritz Petz, Amélie Jackowski (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9780735844797
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Published: NorthSouth Books - April 19th, 2022

Fun is just a fresh perspective away in this entertaining book about boredom. 

 


What a boring day! Badger doesn’t feel like doing anything. Unfortunately, Fox, Squirrel, Blackbird, and Rabbit feel the same way. One after the other, they appear at Badger’s door. Even together they don’t know what to do.


This Book Is Not for You! By Shannon Hale, Tracy Subisak (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Shannon Hale, Tracy Subisak (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781984816856
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Published: Dial Books - April 19th, 2022

From New York Times bestselling and Newbery Honor–winning author Shannon Hale and award-winning illustrator Tracy Subisak, comes a zany picture book that pokes fun at overly gendered notions of "boy books" and "girl books" and celebrates the pleasure of a good book.


Tofu Takes Time By Helen H. Wu, Julie Jarema (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Helen H. Wu, Julie Jarema (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781506480350
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Published: Beaming Books - April 19th, 2022

Homemade tofu is good, and good things take time.


Patience, Patches! By Christy Mihaly, Sheryl Murray (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Christy Mihaly, Sheryl Murray (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593108291
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Published: Dial Books - April 19th, 2022

A sweet-new sibling story, perfect for gifting to expecting parents, big siblings to-be, and dog-loving families everywhere


Tiny Dino By Deborah Freedman, Deborah Freedman (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593352649
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - April 19th, 2022

Did you know dinosaurs still roam the earth?


Pumpkin and Me By Alicia Acosta, Mercé Galì (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Alicia Acosta, Mercé Galì (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9788417673925
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Published: Nubeocho - April 19th, 2022

When Pumpkin, my dog, died, everyone at home was sad. The next day, a dark cloud began to follow me around and it felt like I had soap in my eyes and an octopus wrapped tightly around my heart...
Written by the renowned child author and psychologist, Alicia Acosta, this uplifting, beautifully illustrated story explores themes of loss and grief and the power of memories.


Maybe: A Mindfulness Tale By Bushel & Peck Books (Editor) Cover Image
By Bushel & Peck Books (Editor)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781638191018
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Published: Bushel & Peck Books - April 19th, 2022

When a farmer's horse runs away, his neighbors call it the worst of news.

Maybe, says the wise farmer, in what will become the book's refrain as more unexpected events come his way. This delightful tale teaches that what seems bad might be good; what seems good might be bad; and in the end, all are essential, helpful experiences in our personal journeys of growth.


Monsters in the Briny By Lynn Becker, Scott Brundage (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lynn Becker, Scott Brundage (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534111493
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Published: Sleeping Bear Press - April 15th, 2022

What do you do with a grumpy kraken, a sickly sea serpent, and a tearful gigantic tortoise? You sing them a tune, of course Following the sea shanty rhyme of What Do You Do With . . ., a ship's crew of sailors has to contend with a coterie of mythical sea creatures, all demanding comfort and attention.


Mud! By Annie Bailey, Jen Corace (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Annie Bailey, Jen Corace (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781419750977
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Published: Abrams Appleseed - April 12th, 2022

An energetic picture book ode to rainy days, outdoor play, and siblings, all about oozy, smoozy, squishy mud!

Gloopy, gloppy, gorgeous mud.
Ooozy, smoozy, soupy mud.


I'll Take Care of You By Maria Loretta, Nicoletta Bertelle (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Maria Loretta, Nicoletta Bertelle (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781737603238
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Published: Blue Dot Kids Press - April 12th, 2022

Warm, vibrant illustrations combine with the steady reassurance "I'll take care of you" to introduce children to the cycles of nature and the gift of nurturing.


Perfectly Imperfect Mira By Faith Pray Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316541169
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 12th, 2022

This sweet story teaches us to embrace our messy imperfections in this book perfect for fans of The Most Magnificent Thing and The Book of Mistakes.

Mira wants to be perfect at everything she tries. Everyone around her is good at something, but Mira's not sure if she'll ever find a thing of her own.

One day, Mira decides to try . . .


Donut: The Unicorn Who Wants to Fly By Laura Gehl, Andrea Zuill (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Laura Gehl, Andrea Zuill (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593376256
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Published: Random House Studio - April 12th, 2022

Here's the hilarious story of Donut, a scruffy unicorn who can't fly-- but who keeps on trying! From the author of One Big Pair of Underwear and the illustrator of Sweety.


My Best Friend By Miguel Tanco Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780735270701
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Published: Tundra Books - April 12th, 2022

Every kid loves their dog . . . and every dog loves their kid. A sweet, funny and stylish celebration of the human-dog relationship. For fans of Maira Kalman's Beloved Dog and Emily Gravett's Dogs.

My best friend is soft, warm, and comfy as a ball of cotton.

My best friend doesn't like baths.


Out of This World: Star-Studded Haiku By Sally M. Walker, Matthew Trueman (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sally M. Walker, Matthew Trueman (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536203561
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Published: Candlewick - April 12th, 2022

This companion to Earth Verse: Haiku from the Ground Up soars into space with a perfect fusion of poetry and science, accompanied by breathtaking illustrations.

one minuscule speck
grows into the universe
a mind-boggling birth


Cats Can By Roseanne Greenfield Thong, Ebony Glenn (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593115596
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - April 12th, 2022

A rollicking rhyme that celebrates the playful and mischievous similarities between cats and toddlers!


Pippin Paints a Portrait By Charlotte Mei (Created by) Cover Image
By Charlotte Mei (Created by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781800660144
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Published: Cicada Books - April 12th, 2022

A laugh-out-loud story of artistic expression, told in direct speech and adorable manga-inflected illustrations by Charlotte Mei.


''The author and illustrator, Charlotte Mei, provides beautifully simplistic artwork to accompany her uplifting and inspirational story of self-discovery''. -- YA Books Central


Counting to Bananas: A Mostly Rhyming Fruit Book By Carrie Tillotson, Estrela Lourenço (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593354865
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Published: Flamingo Books - April 12th, 2022

A hilarious, mostly-rhyming picture book about a banana and narrator who can't quite agree on what their book is about. Perfect for fans of Mo Willems' We Are in a Book and Adam Rex's Nothing Rhymes With Orange!

"Mo Willems fans will give this book one, two, three, four, five stars!" --Parents


Big and Small and In-Between By Carter Higgins, Daniel Miyares (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Carter Higgins, Daniel Miyares (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781452166506
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Published: Chronicle Books - April 12th, 2022

You Are (Not) Small meets The Quiet Book in this beautiful compilation of all the little things that make up our big world.

This wide, wonderful world contains many things. Some things are as big as a family of bears; some are as small as a reflection in a puddle. Some things are felt rather than seen.


Mommy's Hometown By Hope Lim, Jaime Kim (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Hope Lim, Jaime Kim (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536213324
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Published: Candlewick - April 12th, 2022

When a young boy and his mother travel overseas to her childhood home in Korea, the town is not as he imagined. Will he be able to see it the way Mommy does?


The Velveteen Rabbit: 100th Anniversary Edition By Margery Williams (Illustrator), Erin Stead (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Margery Williams (Illustrator), Erin Stead (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780593382103
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Published: Doubleday Books for Young Readers - April 12th, 2022

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of The Velveteen Rabbit with a stunning new edition of the timeless classic, with illustrations by Erin Stead, Caldecott Medal winner of A Sick Day for Amos McGee.

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR


Goodbye, Bear By Jane Chapman, Jane Chapman (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jane Chapman, Jane Chapman (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781680102475
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Published: Tiger Tales - April 12th, 2022

This gentle, touching story of the death of a dear friend, Bear, introduces children to the complex and often confusing feelings of grief, and the ways that Bear’s friends honor his memory as they learn how to cope with the loss.


Hundred Years of Happiness By Thanhhà Lai, Nguyen Quang (Illustrator), Kim Lien (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Thanhhà Lai, Nguyen Quang (Illustrator), Kim Lien (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780063026926
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Published: HarperCollins - April 5th, 2022

A stunning picture book debut, showcasing the love between grandparents and grandchildren, the challenges of memory loss, and the joy that sweet reminders of a faraway home can bring, from award-winning, bestselling author Thanhhà Lại.


Peanut Gets Fed Up By Dana Wulfekotte, Dana Wulfekotte (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Dana Wulfekotte, Dana Wulfekotte (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062455826
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Published: Greenwillow Books - April 5th, 2022

A favorite stuffed animal can’t be too loved . . . or can it? Toy Story meets Knuffle Bunny in this picture book exploring the enduring bond between a child and her beloved stuffed penguin. A must-have for fans of Strictly No Elephants and Bear Is a Bear


I'm Terrified of Bath Time By Simon Rich, Tom Toro (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Simon Rich, Tom Toro (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316628334
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 5th, 2022

A hilarious and clever bath-time picture book by humorist, novelist, and TV writer Simon Rich, with illustrations by Tom Toro (How to Potty Train Your Porcupine).
 
And so begins a hilarious dip into the choppy waters of a nightly ritual that parents and children alike often dread.


Mama: A World of Mothers and Motherhood By Helene Delforge, Quentin Greban (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Helene Delforge, Quentin Greban (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781782507710
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Published: Floris Books - April 5th, 2022

A unique and emotive celebration of the different facets of motherhood with striking portraits by an award-winning illustrator.

Powerful, emotive, unforgettable - Mama speaks to all mothers in the international language of love.


This Book Will Get You to Sleep! By Jory John, Olivier Tallec (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jory John, Olivier Tallec (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780374311308
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - April 5th, 2022

For little ones reluctant to say good night, this laugh-out-loud story from beloved author Jory John and internationally acclaimed illustrator Olivier Tallec will guide them through different methods of falling asleep—until they might just get tired after all.


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I'd Like to Be the Window for a Wise Old Dog By Philip C. Stead Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593375082
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Published: Doubleday Books for Young Readers - April 5th, 2022

A comforting and timely new picture book that feels like an instant classic, written and illustrated by Philip Stead, author of the Caldecott Medal-winning A Sick Day for Amos McGee and the New York Times bestselling The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine.


I Color Myself Different By Colin Kaepernick, Eric Wilkerson (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Colin Kaepernick, Eric Wilkerson (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338789621
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - April 5th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

An inspiring story of identity and self-esteem from celebrated athlete and activist Colin Kaepernick.

When Colin Kaepernick was five years old, he was given a simple school assignment: draw a picture of yourself and your family.


A Good Place By Lucy Cousins, Lucy Cousins (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lucy Cousins, Lucy Cousins (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536224252
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Published: Candlewick - April 5th, 2022

From the creator of Maisy, a joyful picture book with a gentle environmental message finds four insect friends in search of a good place to live.


You're Loved By Liz Climo, Liz Climo (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Liz Climo, Liz Climo (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250802606
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - April 5th, 2022

From international bestselling author Liz Climo comes You're Loved, a funny and heartfelt picture book about new babies and the joys of growing up.

You’re brand new, and you’re perfect
You’re demanding, but you’re worth it.


The Planet in a Pickle Jar By Martin Stanev Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781838740184
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Published: Flying Eye Books - April 5th, 2022

A profound story touching on intergenerational relationships and environmental conservation told with whimsical illustrations.

Selected by The Guardian as a Best Children's Book of 2021

"Join these two littles on an adventure as they learn to truly see, experience, and appreciate the natural world around them."
—Mai Story Book Library


Show the World! By Angela Dalton, Daria Peoples (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Angela Dalton, Daria Peoples (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593351390
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - April 5th, 2022

A celebration of self-expression and the power of using your voice, centering Black children, and exploring the many things they can do, create, and say to make their mark.

Look around! Can you see?
The many spaces, places, and ways to
show the world all that you can be?
 


I Am!: A Book of Reminders (An I WILL! Book) By Juana Medina, Juana Medina (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Juana Medina, Juana Medina (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780358621256
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Published: Versify - April 5th, 2022

From Pura Belpré Award-winning author-illustrator Juana Medina, I AM! helps inspire young readers to have confidence in themselves. This paper-over-board picture book, the second in the I WILL! series, grabs the eye with bold, colorful illustrations and simple text.

I am strong.

I am confident.

I am funny.


Creature By Andrea Ballance, Grasya Oilyko (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Andrea Ballance, Grasya Oilyko (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781838740412
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Published: Flying Eye Books - April 5th, 2022

The comfort of cats and the magic of space comes together in this brightly illustrated and quirky picture book.

"An intergalactic ode to cats."
—Publishers Weekly

Creature is playing and dreaming in space. Making worlds appear and disappear and sleeping in the crescent of the Moon.


A Blue Kind of Day By Rachel Tomlinson, Tori-Jay Mordey (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Rachel Tomlinson, Tori-Jay Mordey (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593324011
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Published: Kokila - April 5th, 2022

A moving picture book debut about depression, sensory awareness, and the power of listening, from psychologist and author of Teaching Kids to be Kind.

Coen is having a sniffling, sighing, sobbing kind of day.


All You Need By Howard Schwartz, Jasu Hu (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Howard Schwartz, Jasu Hu (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823443291
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Published: Neal Porter Books - April 5th, 2022

A little girl grows up to be an accomplished artist in this sumptuously illustrated book about the small things that lead to a rich and fulfilling life.

All You need
Is a planet to live on,
A sun to give you light,
And warmth. . .


Little Fairy Can't Sleep By Daniela Drescher Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781782507673
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Published: Floris Books - April 5th, 2022

A magical midsummer bedtime story from the bestselling creator of much-loved In the Land of Fairies

It's a warm summer's night and Faith can't get to sleep. The curious little fairy feels magic is in the air and flies off to see who else is still awake.


A Grandma's Magic By Charlotte Offsay, Asa Gilland (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Charlotte Offsay, Asa Gilland (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593376003
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Published: Doubleday Books for Young Readers - April 5th, 2022

A picture book celebrating grandmas and all that makes them "magic", ideal for fans of How to Babysit a Grandma.

"When a child is born, a grandma is born too. Grandmas aren't like regular grown-ups. Grandmas are filled with magic."


After the Buzz Comes the Bee: Lift-the-Flap Animal Sounds By Robie Rogge, Rachel Isadora (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Robie Rogge, Rachel Isadora (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780823449200
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Published: Holiday House - April 5th, 2022

Buzz! Quack! Lift the flap to find the animals that are making all the noise! With humorous illustrations by Caldecott honoree Rachel Isadora.

 
“After the buzz comes the . . . “ 
Lift the flap to find the bee!
“After the quack comes the . . . “
Lift the flap to find the duck!
 


I Wish for You By David Wax, Brett Blumenthal (Illustrator) Cover Image
By David Wax, Brett Blumenthal (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250822185
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - April 5th, 2022

A moving and beautiful keepsake book for fans of On the Night You Were Born.

I wish for you, my little one...

What do you wish for your child? Do you wish for them to be kind? To be strong? To be proud of who they are?


My Parents Won't Stop Talking! By Emma Hunsinger, Tillie Walden, Emma Hunsinger (Illustrator), Tillie Walden (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Emma Hunsinger, Tillie Walden, Emma Hunsinger (Illustrator), Tillie Walden (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250800275
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - April 5th, 2022

A child's plans are ruined when her parents have the gall to stop to talk to the neighbors in My Parents Won't Stop Talking!, a laugh-out-loud picture book about patience by Emma Hunsinger and Tillie Walden.

It’s time to go to the park, and Molly can’t wait! It’s going to be awesome and amazing and—

OH NO!


The Path: A Picture Book About Finding Your Own True Way By Bob Staake Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781662650635
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Published: mineditionUS - April 5th, 2022

Perfect for a new generation of path-forgers, this buoyant picture book from an award-winning author and New Yorker cover artist is a hip new take on the graduation book.

With an exclusive bonus print from Bob Staake inside the jacket.


My Very First 100 Words By Rosemary Wells, Rosemary Wells (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Rosemary Wells, Rosemary Wells (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781665901161
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - March 22nd, 2022

This “tidy, efficient” (School Library Journal, starred review), and endlessly satisfying picture book from beloved creator Rosemary Wells is the perfect tool for introducing baby and toddlers to language with witty humor and mischievous fun!

Little ones will delight in the imaginative illustrations that introduce each word and phrase in


The Library Fish (The Library Fish Books) By Alyssa Satin Capucilli, Gladys Jose (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534477056
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - March 22nd, 2022

In this sweet and adventurous picture book, an unusually literary fish leaves the safety of her bowl to explore her library home for the first time.

When Mr. Hughes finds a fish all alone in the library and names her Library Fish, she knows she’s found her true home.


I Love You Like Yellow By Andrea Beaty, Vashti Harrison (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Andrea Beaty, Vashti Harrison (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419748073
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - March 29th, 2022

From New York Times bestselling author Andrea Beaty and New York Times bestselling illustrator Vashti Harrison, a sweet and playful bedtime book that reminds young readers just how loved they are

I love you like yellow.
I love you like green.
Like flowery orchid
and sweet tangerine . .


Little Wonder By Claire Keane (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Claire Keane (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781797208121
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Published: Chronicle Books - March 29th, 2022

A mama's wishes for her brave Little Wonder tell a tale as old as time in a whole new world perfect for new graduates, gift-givers, and anyone who wants to share a splash of courage with a loved one.

Wake up, Little Wonder! The whole wide world awaits you!


The Rhino Suit By Colter Jackson, Colter Jackson (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Colter Jackson, Colter Jackson (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781683648147
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Published: Sounds True - March 29th, 2022

When a little girl feels like the pain of the world is too much, she builds a tough-skinned rhino suit to protect herself.

When one little girl sees litter in the streets, an animal without shelter, and the pain of a parent, the weight of the world feels like too much to bear. She feels everything so deeply, it makes her want to hide.


Mama and Mommy and Me in the Middle By Nina LaCour, Kaylani Juanita (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Nina LaCour, Kaylani Juanita (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536211511
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Published: Candlewick - March 29th, 2022

A little girl stays home with Mama when Mommy goes off on a work trip in this tender, inviting story that will resonate with every child who has missed a parent.


I'll Go and Come Back By Rajani LaRocca, Sara Palacios (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Rajani LaRocca, Sara Palacios (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536207170
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Published: Candlewick - March 29th, 2022

A tender, beautifully illustrated story about a girl in America and her grandmother in India, whose love stretches between languages and cultures—and across the world.


Nana Loves You More By Jimmy Fallon, Miguel Ordóñez (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jimmy Fallon, Miguel Ordóñez (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250823946
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - March 29th, 2022

Jimmy Fallon, host of NBC's The Tonight Show and #1 New York Times bestselling author, is back with a book for grandmothers.

NANA loves you more!

How much does Nana love you?
More than the moon? More than the stars?
More than all of the planets by far!


This Is a School By John Schu, Veronica Miller Jamison (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536204582
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Published: Candlewick - March 29th, 2022

A moving celebration of school and all it may signify: work and play, creativity and trust, and a supportive community that extends beyond walls


Where Butterflies Fill the Sky: A Story of Immigration, Family, and Finding Home By Zahra Marwan Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781547606511
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - March 29th, 2022

An evocative picture book debut that tells the true story of the author's immigration from Kuwait to the United States.


Zebra's Umbrella By David Hernández Sevillano, Anuska Allepuz (Illustrator) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9788418133367
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Published: Nubeocho - April 5th, 2022

With the first drops of rain, Zebra opens his colorful umbrella. He invites Gazelle, Rhinoceros, Elephant and Hare under so they don't get wet. Lion doesn't want to get wet either. Will there be room for everyone under Zebra's umbrella?

With gentle text and bright colours, Zebra's umbrella is a lovely story about friendship, kindness and sharing.


Stop the Clock! By Pippa Goodhart, Maria Christania Winardi (Illustrator) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781910328828
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Published: Tiny Owl Publishing - April 5th, 2022

When Mr. Khan asks the children to paint what they saw on their way to school, Joe notices his baby sister is crying in the picture. He stops the clocks and goes back to the street to find out why... This sweet story reminds us to slow down, take a breath and notice the small details in our busy everyday life.


Dress-Up Day By Blanca Gómez Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781419744105
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - March 22nd, 2022

After missing her class costume party, a girl decides she doesn’t need an excuse to dress up in this charming, relatable school story

When a little girl is home sick for dress-up day at school, she decides there’s no need to miss out entirely: She’ll just wear her rabbit costume the next day!

But when the next day arrives and she’s the only one in costu


Hello, Puddle! By Anita Sanchez, Luisa Uribe (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Anita Sanchez, Luisa Uribe (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780358381440
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Published: Clarion Books - March 22nd, 2022

A nonfiction picture book exploring a deceptively simple but unexpectedly crucial resource for wildlife: puddles! This lyrical, gorgeously illustrated nonfiction picture book is perfect for young science learners and nature lovers.

Hello, puddle! Who's here?

A normal everyday puddle may not seem very special.