From the New York Times bestselling creators behind Stick and Stone comes an inspiring story of persistence, kindness, and curiosity—a perfect read-aloud, rain or shine.
From New York Times bestselling author Brad Montague comes a top-secret, behind-the-scenes peek at the official agency that keeps the world's creativity flowing.
US Poet Laureate Joy Harjo’s iconic poem "Remember," illustrated by Caldecott Medalist Michaela Goade, invites young readers to pause and reflect on the wonder of the world around them, and to remember the importance of their place in it.
Remember the sky you were born under,
Know each of the star's stories.
From the comedic mind of Jonathan Fenske, Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor-winning creator of A Pig, a Fox, and a Box, comes a hilarious picture book about what happens when a unicorn, a dinosaur, and a shark "walk" into a book. Fenske's appealing illustration style and clever text make this intriguing book a must-have for every young reader's shelf.
Nature puts on a dance recital in this beautiful nonfiction picture book from Caldecott Honor author-illustrator Robin Page, exploring how and why different animals move their bodies.
Cranes pirouette, scorpions tango, and seahorses twine in this ode to the amazing dance moves in the animal kingdom.
This picture book celebrates and honors the interconnectedness of everything here on planet Earth.
The planet where we live is full of people, animals, insects, birds, trees, clouds, rain, oceans—and everything is interconnected. With a cumulative text and rich, highly-detailed collages, this book is a joyous ode to our wondrous planet.
The awesome, bold, charming, and decidedly ambitious new picture book by the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Ambitious Girl, Meena Harris, is also a must-have ABC book.
The #1 bestselling team behind Ambitious Girl is back to take AG on a new adventure.
"An affirming and enchanting love letter from parent to child." — Kirkus Starred Review
"The heartfelt title will be welcomed by new parents as the narrator voices the universal dream of wishing the best in life for their newborn." —Booklist
Author-illustrator Erika Meza delivers a stunning and emotionally rich book from the viewpoint of those most impacted by border walls: young refugee children. This powerfully told tale highlights the spirit and strength of those embarking on a dangerous trek, and what awaits them on the other side.
My sister tells me the rules of the game are simple.
Spare, simple, funny, and perfect for preschoolers, the saga of a cat who doesn't show up for dinner and the little girl who wishes she knew where he might be—but the reader knows!
Kindness is a magical thing, and in this gentle picture book kindness comes from somewhere unexpected. When a seemingly ordinary blue umbrella is offered to provide shelter from the rain, it grows to accommodate anyone in need.
A big-hearted story about fairness and father-son love by the author-illustrator of No Pants!
Introducing the playground problem solver who uses quick thinking, practicality, tenacity, love of reading, and a little creative perspective to help her schoolmates out of their stickiest jams; From the author of Help Wanted: Must Love Books and the illustrator of Hello World!
Slow Down and Be Here Now: More Nature Stories to Make You Stop, Look, and Be Amazed by the Tiniest Things (Hardcover)
The follow-up to Slow Down: 50 Mindful Moments in Nature invites you to enjoy the present moment with everyday nature that makes you stop, watch, and be amazed by the tiniest things
The Slow Down series encourages kids (and their grown-ups!) to take the time to stop and experience mindful moments in nature.
Discover Little Pea’s debut in this gentle, joyous story about embracing what makes us unique
Little Pea was born tiny, but with big aspirations. As he grows up, he loves to climb, explore, swim, daydream—just like any other kid his age. But when Little Pea starts school, the realization of how small he is sets in.
From #1 New York Times bestselling creator Peter H. Reynolds and talented debut author Marc Colagiovanni comes an inspirational story about optimism, overcoming adversity, and forging your own path.
"One day for no particular reason, nothing was going right. Absolutely positively, nothing was going right.
An unforgettable story of friendship between a curious girl with a rich imagination and a winged thief with a very big heart.
Chloe loves many things—bugs, the dark, and especially broken or forgotten objects. But she doesn’t seem to care for birds.
A lush and endearing picture book about the special days a child spends with her Sinhalese grandfather, her Seeya, despite their language barrier.
Sometimes, the moments that Sona spends with her seeya are quiet. They speak different languages and don't always use words. But they do communicate in other ways.
"A story with lovely messaging. Tee's stunning illustrations bring the book to life. She has created two lovable characters that readers will want to see more of...children will get a lot out of this story, as it looks at the importance of being true to yourself and finding people who like you just the way you are." Magpie Magazine
A quirky and hilarious picture book parable about parental distraction and a daughter's clever solution.
My dad is the best.
We love hanging out together.
Recently, he got this banana. At first, we had a great time with the banana — it does cool stuff and it’s really fun.
A hilarious picture book of curious questions with refreshingly quirky answers perfect for fans of Mac Barnett and Amy Krouse Rosenthal!
Why do kids lose their teeth?
Why do seals clap?
What is at the bottom of the ocean?
Artist and musician Tim Fite is here to almost-answer all your most important questions—and then some!—in this marvelously wacky, utterl
From beloved storyteller Patricia Polacco comes a picture book based on her childhood about how a very special librarian and town library made her life happier after moving to a new state in elementary school.
When young Patricia’s family moves to Battle Creek, Michigan, she finds it hard to believe this new place will ever feel like home.
Educator and acclaimed poet Taylor Mali honors the magic of teachers and mentors in this joyful, energetic, uplifting gift book.
Easy teachers who gave easy tests are not the teachers I loved the best....
Peer into the future and reminisce about the present with this sci-fi picture book that speculates about a hopeful someday for today’s children.
Are you ready for a futuristic trip down memory lane?
The special relationship between a child and his grandmother is depicted in this sumptuous book by an award-winning team.
Sharing a delicious meal helps a child feel loved in this heartfelt tribute to Chinatown and spending days-off together.
Celebrate the end of Ramadan with this luminous Muslim family story about faith, history, and delicious foods.
On the night before Eid, it’s finally time to make special sweet treats: Teita’s famous ka’ak.
It’s another busy day for Stanley and friends at the local park!
Accessible text and brightly colored illustrations helpfully convey community parks for toddlers who love equipment, tools, and vehicles. After a hard day at work, Stanley winds down his day with a familiar supper and bath routine that makes this series a great pick for bedtime reading!
It’s another busy day for Stanley and friends at the boatyard!
Accessible text and brightly colored illustrations helpfully convey tugboats for toddlers who love equipment, tools, and vehicles. After a hard day at work, Stanley winds down his day with a familiar supper and bath routine that makes this series a great pick for bedtime reading!
Pip and Parker are best friends who do everything together. When Pip makes a mistake, Parker is always there to see the bright side. But what happens when Parker needs a little encouragement, too?
Told from the perspective of a young girl learning to weave, Woven of the World is a lyrical meditation on the ancient art of weaving and what this beautiful craft can teach us.
As rhythmic as the swish of a loom, and as vibrant as a skein of brightly dyed wool, this lyrical picture book shares the history and practice of weaving through the centuries and around the world
For readers who love The Night Gardener, The Antlered Ship, and Emily Winfield Martin’s Dream Animals, this mythological, Sendak-inspired romp to the top of the world and back home again is a bedtime classic-in-the-making.
Where do children go when they drift off to sleep?
They float on a warm nighttime breeze over fo
With radiant and welcoming art, this debut picture book and modern holiday classic captures the magic and meaning of one of the world's most joyful and important celebrations.
It's Ramadan, the month of peace, and Moon watches over Ramadan traditions with excitement and longing in this sweetly illustrated debut.
A laugh-out-loud retelling of The Three Little Pigs, The Three Little Guinea Pigs is perfect for fans of fairytales and guinea pigs alike. This clever story by prolific children's book author Erica S. Perl and dynamic illustrator Amy Young makes a perfect read-aloud and includes nonfiction backmatter with additional fun facts about guinea pigs.
Laugh and count along with this lively cumulative romp told in a lyrical blend of Spanish and English by Pura Belpré Honor-winning author Anika Aldamuy Denise and illustrator Zara Gonzalez Hoang!
Nine kittens follow Gato Guapo around, but when it’s time to count them, one by one, they go missing, along with a piece of Gato Guapo’s clothes!
This gorgeous, inspiring picture book-a perfect gift for new babies or for graduations-celebrates the magic in our world and the wildness in each of us.
Explore the life cycle of a thunderstorm in this informative and engaging picture book.
Morning's calm. Outside is still. A blue-forever day until . . .
The real beginning of a thunderstorm happens long before the first raindrop falls.
No rain yet. It's just a threat-
a rising cloud, a towering plume, then . . .
From Caldecott and Newbery Honoree Grace Lin and bestselling author Kate Messner comes a modern folktale about the joy of reading.
Once upon a time, there was a girl. She went to a place alive with colors, where even the morning dew was warm.
Alice loves to imagine herself in the magical pages of her favorite book.
A charming story about a girl who learns a beloved family tradition and the symbolism behind the Mexican flower crown, from two Pura Belpré award-winning creators.
Today is Corina’s birthday, and she’s excited to wear the biggest crown with the most beautiful flowers picked from her abuela’s garden.
Each flower tells a special story
A humorous and heartfelt reverse immigration story that will resonate across cultures and show us how a place can become home.
This is not my backyard barbecue.
This is not our car, these are not my fireflies.
This is not my farmer’s market and...
This is not my home.
When Lily’s mom an
In this stunning story from New York Times bestselling creator Cori Doerrfeld, a child and their grandfather take a walk in the woods and discover more about themselves.Finn is in a horrible mood and doesn't want to talk about it. After some persuading, though, they agree to go for a hike with Grandpa.
A fun and interactive preschool adventure (with cutout surprises on almost every page!) that explores counting and colors, from the award-winning creator of The Watermelon Seed and Good Night Owl.
Mister Kitty is missing somewhere inside this book!
People call you a wallflower.
Sometimes they call you shy. Sometimes they call you quiet, or maybe even scared. People think these are bad things, because sometimes they are LOUD.
But you are happy just the way you are. And maybe you don’t need to learn to be loud, they just need to learn to listen.
An empowering reflection on the many things we are and the ways we relate to the world.
Perfect for fans of Ocean Meets Sky and Drawn Together, this lyrical, “heartwarming” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) picture book about a special friendship between an old man and a little bird celebrates the power of music, family, and the legacies our loved ones leave behind.
The old man played joyful, jolly music.
This endearing picture book about making the most of any situation is also a heartfelt and meaningful portrait of houselessness that’s just right for young children.
Best friends Otter and Beaver both love their stream—but for two completely different reasons! While Otter loves to play in the water, Beaver works hard to build a dam.
Olympic gold medalist and three-time World Champion Nathan Chen delivers an inspirational picture book about facing your fears and finding the joy in sports, no matter the outcome.
A heartwarming story about unconditional love and rising above those who stand in the way of being who you are.
Introduce children to physics through play, poetry, and a puppy in this joyous celebration of how physics matters in our everyday lives.
A moving story of friendship, family, and the importance of empathy from award-winning author Nicole Melleby, expertly rendered with vibrant, expressive illustrations from Alexandra Colombo.
Sunny does not like cats—especially Oswaldo. He’s cranky and mean.
Sunny’s dad loves Oswaldo.
"A well-thought-out presentation of an important environmental message." —Kirkus
A celebration of the joy and comfort to be found in alone time and the joy and comfort that a friend can bring.
Sometimes it’s nice to be alone.
Just you, eating a cookie, alone.
But what if a friend drops in?
A classic picture book from Pippi Longstocking-creator Astrid Lindgren.
One beautiful spring day in Sweden, Goran the bull charges furiously out of his stall and into the farmyard. People gather from miles around to see the angry animal, but no one can calm him down. Then Karl, the farm boy, has a brave idea. Can the little boy save the day?
In a charming take on a milestone moment, a young girl summons a cowpoke’s courage to tame her intimidating new bicycle.
A lively, humorous counting book featuring a kid trying to keep up with a load of sassy squirrels.
A picture book about three best friends who do everything together, until they each realize that sometimes having time alone can be nice too.
Rabbit, Duck, and Big Bear are best friends. They do everything together and go everywhere together except for one place. They never go down the long and winding path together.
From the author of kid-favorite Do Not Lick This Book comes an innovative, hilarious, and expansive picture book about the biggest question of all: What is life?
It's not an easy question.
Life is more than just one thing.
Where did it start?
Peer back in time - way back in time - to the story of how life began…
The red-eyed treefrog of the Costa Rican rain forest stars in this bold and visually arresting countdown book, which is both a captivating read-aloud and a resource.
Seven stories celebrating peace, kindness, and forgiveness from seven countries that have all suffered from wars and conflicts in recent times told by an award-winning author.
Will two clans in Ethiopia make peace by throwing their most precious possessions in the river? Can a poor Palestinian shepherd show a rich sultan the value of true kindness?
This poignant story from New York Times bestselling author Jason June and #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Loren Long reminds us of the life-changing power of words and the ways we remember the ones we love who've been affected by Alzheimer's or dementia. Perfect for fans of Drawn Together and The Rough Patch.
From the creator of Ruby Finds a Worry, a story about what to do when jealousy comes between friends.
Caldecott Honor–winning illustrator Anita Lobel introduces the concept of opposites with search and find elements in this picture book detailing the “rich, warm journey from morning to night” (Publishers Weekly, starred review) of a day spent in the city as seen through a child’s eyes.
We see a little dog step out of a door in a house.
Coco and Bear find their brave in this charming sequel to the New York Times bestseller Share Some Kindness, Bring Some Light.
Coco and Bear are excited to perform their super special dance at the summer festival…until Coco loses her brave during dress rehearsal!
A heartwarming picture book about a Chinese-American girl who grows to appreciate the traditional dishes her parents prepare for her and finds a way to share her lunch with her classmates.
Everyone loves lunchtime. Everyone, that is, but Zia.
This poignant and lyrical debut picture book based on the author’s own experience and illustrated by Caldecott Honoree Thi Bui follows young Mai and her mother’s perilous journey from Vietnam to America to find Papa—who left ahead of them to start a better life for their family.
From best-selling author of Shy Ones and Hug Me comes a gentle story about a chipmunk named Mino who must leave their mother and set off into the big world on their own.
An enthusiastic baby squirrel and some grumpy forest friends collide in this sweet and funny picture book from Geisel Award Honoree Anne Hunter.
It’s morning time! And Baby is wide awake.
Baby is excited to leap.
Baby is excited to eat.
Baby is excited to see the other animals in the forest . . .
From Christina Tosi, the playful creator of the popular bakery Milk Bar, comes this story of a boy finding his comfort and creativity again after his parents' divorce. Original cake recipe included!
A charming collection of rhymes and verses for every month of the year from world-renowned Swedish author--illustrator Elsa Beskow in a collectable new edition of the classic picture book.
With the English and Spanish text side by side on the page, this bilingual edition of the vibrant picture book celebrating the strength of community and the versatility of plátanos is ideal for bilingual readers as well as Spanish speakers learning English and vice versa.
Meet LONG JOHN McRON, SHIP'S COOK . . . and the most unusual babysitter you've ever seen.
An affecting picture book from Tameka Fryer Brown and #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Nikkolas Smith (The 1619 Project: Born on the Water) that challenges the meaning behind the still-waving Confederate flag through the friendship of two young girls who live across the street from each other.
Julia Denos lovingly illustrates a thoughtful, poetic text about protecting farm animals instead of exploiting them. Accessible to the youngest readers, this picture book gently celebrates compassion for all creatures. Perfect for fans of Becoming a Good Creature and Tiny, Perfect Things.
Where do you feel safe and seen?
With a bold, graphic style and a bouncy, rhyming text, this picture book catches rascally kittens being their adorable (and mischievous!) selves from morning to nap to night.
This little kitty starts the day and meows, “Wake up! It’s time to play! All the little kitties get out of bed. Their bellies grumble—it’s time to be fed."
A picture book by Caldecott medal winner Matt Cordell about a timid squirrel who makes a brave journey to help a relative who is ill.
Let trees teach you everything from how to branch out to how to stay rooted in this delightful blend of nonfiction and inspirational humor by author-illustrator Philip Bunting!
How do families live together, and why are they sometimes apart? This profound and moving book will inspire reflection and conversation about what unites us and what makes us distinct individuals.
From critically acclaimed author Lucy Ruth Cummins and Pete Oswald, New York Times bestselling illustrator of The Sour Grape, comes a rhyming bedtime tale featuring brand new picture book character Sleepy Sheepy, a sheep who is definitely NOT sleepy!
Sleepy Sheepy was not sleepy
But it was time for bed
This gorgeous picture book shows how one little girl’s careful tending of a pecan tree creates the living center of a loving, intergenerational Black family. For Earth Day and every day! Perfect for fans of Matt de la Peña and Oge Mora.
Before her grandchildren climbed the towering tree,
explored its secret nests,
This bright, joyful picture book celebrates a community at play!
It's a sunny spring day, and the tic tac tic tac sound of jump ropes hitting the ground floats through the wind.
From rising picture book star Andrew Arnold comes I Have a Question, a book for anyone who’s ever felt too shy, too afraid, or too silly to raise their hand and ask a question.
A nonfiction guessing game that explores the connections between an animal, its eggs, and its habitat.
When two young readers reach for the same book at the library, they set off on a charming romp through the stacks in this rambunctious and endearing picture book.
Sunny and Aarush both love to read. In fact, it is their favorite thing. For Aarush, a book is like a refuge for when you want to be alone. For Sunny, a book is like a companion that keeps you from being lonely.
From renowned creators Julia Donaldson and Helen Oxenbury, this loving picture book celebration of babies’ first experiences makes “the perfect gift for new and expectant parents” (Booklist, starred review).
From the comfort of home to the adventures of the great outdoors, from spending time with family to first encounters with nature, this lyri
New York Times bestselling author Kelly DiPucchio and Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award winner Raissa Figueroa are back with another gorgeous and grand tale from the big sea’s littlest mischief-maker, Oona!
Oona is on a mission! A baby beluga whale has lost her way from her family and needs help getting back to her icy arctic home!
This follow-up to the critically acclaimed IntersectionAllies: We Make Room for All honors the diversity of family life and what family can mean based on our intersecting identities and experiences.
In this lyrical picture book by Kim Rogers (Wichita), with illustrations by Boston Globe-Horn Book Honoree Julie Flett (Cree-Métis), Becca watches her grandma create, play, and dance—and she knows that she wants to be just like Grandma.
The award-winning author of Kitten and the Night Watchman is back with an inspiring and poignant picture book about a boy learning the self-confidence to fulfill his dream of dancing in front of his peers.
The only audience shy, quiet Stanley dances in front of is his pet mice, Squeaker and Nibbles.
With lush art by NYT Best Illustrated recipient Violeta L piz, a picture book about a boy and his larger-than-life immigrant grandfather, who shares with him the kind of learning that's not taught in classrooms.At six years old, the child-narrator of this picture book loves nothing more than spending time with his grandpa, Luis--especially in his marvelous garden, where green beans r
"Exquisite." -- New York Times
Follow our moon as it waxes and wanes across the night sky in this informative and stunning nonfiction picture book by an astronomer and award-winning illustrator.
Follow two endangered ocelots as they attempt to cross the border in this powerful picture book about the environmental impact of the Wall.
Long before Walt Disney, a young woman revolutionized the landscape of animation using light, a pair of scissors, and her imagination. From acclaimed author C. E. Winters and debut illustrator Matt Schu, STEM meets the arts in this engaging nonfiction picture book biography about Lotte Reiniger.
The best friendship since sliced bread!
Once upon a kitchen, the Fridgers chilled on one side.
The Cupboard Crew loafed about on the other.
The first picture book by bestselling novelist Emma Straub, author of This Time Tomorrow, this is a joyous, inventive, adorably illustrated read-aloud that will inspire kids to see ordinary objects in a whole new way.
The sequel to the acclaimed New York Times bestseller The Proudest Blue shows the power of friendship and kindness, from Olympic medalist Ibtihaj Muhammad.
It’s picture day and Faizah can’t wait to wear her special red dress with matching hair ribbons, passed down from her mother and sister.
A funny and frock-filled story for modern children who might want sequins and sparkles on their dresses—but also want pockets!
A picture book by Ken Schept and illustrated by Romina Galotta about the power of remembrance and intergenerational tradition.
Based on Theresa Wilson’s (a.k.a. Theresa tha S.O.N.G.B.I.R.D.’s) beautiful, viral spoken word poem of the same name, You So Black is a picture book celebration of the richness, the nuance, and the joy of Blackness.
Black is everywhere, and in everything, and in everyone—in the night sky and the fertile soil below.
Perfect for fans of Alma and How She Got Her Name and Your Name is a Song, this picture book encourages readers to take up space and support each other with respect and kindness
When Zimdalamashkermishkada starts at a new school, he knows he’ll have to introduce himself to lots of new people.
First published in 1961, this winning tale follows a small boy named Edward who lives in a soaring New York City apartment building and yearns for a pet to keep him company.
From musician and author/artist Jonty Howley comes a lively celebration of friendship and music, perfect for a gentle nighttime read. The story comes with a link to an original song by the author!
From the author of the award-winning picture book This Small Blue Dot comes a new tale of a family that doesn’t look like all the others, carrying an enduring message of the transformative power of love, and the shape a life can take.
It goes without saying that all children believe their parents to be strange. Mine were unusual for a different reason . . .
A rollicking picture book that celebrates finding warmth and shelter during a springtime storm.
This is the lair the bears shared.
This is the hair that came from the lair the bears shared.
This is the bird that borrowed the hair
to build a nest
in a tall, tall tree
with branches that thrashed in thunder that crashed . . .
From Georgia's first Black Senator Raphael Warnock comes an inspiring picture book about finding your dreams and making your mark in the world.
In this powerfully written and beautifully illustrated picture book by award-winning author and illustrator team Carole Boston Weatherford and E. B. Lewis, Mother Africa addresses her offspring of all colors in all corners of the earth, reminding us of our timeless bond.
This joyously affirming picture book follows a young boy throughout his day as he plays, paints, and bakes, making positive associations with the color of his skin.
This laugh-out-loud funny picture book about getting things wrong and then making them right is not your average Groundhog Day read
Groundhog is shocked and a bit ashamed when he discovers that he doesn’t have innate weather-predicting gifts—especially when his mis-forecast ruins the spring carnival.
#1 New York Times Bestselling and award-winning author of The Undefeated, Kwame Alexander, pens a powerful picture book that tells the story of American slavery through the voice of a teacher struggling to help her students understand its harrowing history.
From the fireside tales in an African village, through the unspeakable passage across t
An empowering follow-up to New York Times bestselling picture book All Because You Matter that celebrates the rich history of Black and brown men and women throughout history with soaring language and stunning illustration.
Lyrical, affirmational, and bursting with love, We Are Here is a poignant story about Black and brown heritage and community.
A beloved but overworked toy strikes out on his own to find glory—only to find that the best rewards were at home all along in this sweet and funny picture book that is perfect for fans of Toy Story and Knuffle Bunny.
The bestselling illustrator of I Am Enough brings to life the story of a boy whose mirror gives him a whole new way of seeing himself.
Bill Withers's celebrated hit song "Lovely Day" comes to life in this beautifully illustrated picture book!
"'Lovely Day' is a positive and uplifting song that comforts the soul. I'm thrilled to see my husband’s beautiful words come to life in this stunning picture book."-- Marcia Withers
Bill Withers's "Lovely Day" is famous for bringing listeners joy.
Laugh out loud as our bestselling dinosaurs learn to be kind despite their sometimes mischievous antics.
How does a dinosaur learn to be kind? Does he roar about everything that is on his mind?
Does he wake up at midnight and make lots of noise? Does he take his big sister’s new shoes and her toys?
LEGO® Batman™ swings to the rescue with this hardcover collection of nine stories that can each be read aloud in about five minutes. Perfect for bedtime--or anytime!
Author and dad-fluencer Joshua David Stein offers up an array of parent-and-child hugs, from the classic to the humorously questionable, each one cleverly titled and informatively illustrated.
What do you call the ones you love the most? Acclaimed author Mary Lee Donovan and illustrator Brizida Magro’s Let Me Call You Sweetheart is a playful, sometimes silly, and always cozy picture book that features more than fifty terms of endearment from around the world.
Chirri and Chirra frolic in the moonlight in the latest whimsical adventure of this much-beloved picture-book series from Japan.
With the light of their trusty bicycles and a glorious full moon illuminating the darkness, Chirri and Chirra go on a nighttime adventure, accompanied by their new cat friends.
A beloved teddy bear, stuffed with love, tells a deeply felt and tenderly observed story of growing up and the new sibling experience.
Teddy and My are made for each other--literally in the case of Teddy, a bear lovingly stitched and stuffed by Grandma for her newborn granddaughter.
This NAACP Image Award Winner is the companion to the #1 New York Times bestseller Stacey's Extraordinary Words, from political leader Stacey Abrams and artist Kitt Thomas.
Stacey’s favorite day of the week is Thursday, when the whole class goes to the library and she gets to lose herself in her beloved books.
A funny, fish-filled story about the joys of learning, and the rewards that come with staying true to who you are
In this heartwarming picture book, an Asian American girl shares how her family expresses their love for one another through actions rather than words.
Join the animals of the zodiac as they make noodles for a party in this festive book from an award-winning author and food editor.
It’s almost time for the party! One-by-one all the animals of the zodiac go up the hill, each one carrying an ingredient. Horse trots up the hill with a big wok. Goat strolls up the hill with wild onions.
A great natural-history picture book that introduces children to animal tracks.Look Look
Tracks in the Snow
Who do they belong to?
Where do they go? Whose Tracks in the Snow? is an informative and special picture book by the author/illustrator of Who Is in the Egg? It features hares, ducks, foxes, deer, and more.
As the sun sets, three siblings discover nature’s nighttime beauty in this soothingly rhythmic and gorgeously illustrated bedtime picture book from the acclaimed author-illustrator team behind Green on Green.
Gentle the evening. Sweeping the skies.
Dark the shadows as twilight arrives.
Rose the horizon, gleaming and bright.
From the legend of Cuca (Portugal) to those of Vritra (India) and Amaru (Peru), here are fantastical stories of dragons from every corner of the world.
In a rhythmic celebration of sport and play, four-time Grand Slam champion and tennis superstar Naomi Osaka shares key steps to becoming a true champ, including being kind, working as a team, doing your best, and most importantly, having fun.
At Play Academy,
We love to move.
That’s why we play.
On a peculiarly long night, three farm animals set off on a daring quest to bring the sunrise.
Fans of Erin and Philip C. Stead’s books will instantly love this quirky barnyard trio’s magical quest to bring the sunrise, in the style of their previous animal books A Sick Day for Amos McGee and Bear Has a Story to Tell.
A funny and creative look at how to turn a problem into a solution.
Max is a big dog who lives with Izzy, a medium-sized girl, who has big ideas. Izzy can build anything—a birdhouse, a wooden swing, a tent, and even a catapult that really works. So when Izzy takes up knitting, she expects to be able to knit anything. But trying to make a sweater seems impossible.
After a woman unknowingly adopts a pack leader from the shelter, his furry friends follow in dogged pursuit in this rhythmical, rhyming picture book about doggy companionship, with art by the illustrator of Little Blue Truck.
From Caldecott Honoree Cindy Derby comes an uproarious tale about an etiquette coach and the sentient paint blob that just might teach her proper manners.
When etiquette coach Ms. Picklepop teeters off her stool and spills a bucket of paint, a creature emerges. Not a scary one, or an evil one, or anything of the sort. Instead, what comes alive is ...
A is for American—the shorthaired, friendly cats
that crossed the sea on sailing ships and kept them free of rats.
B is for each breed of cat.
In this "surprisingly simple yet mesmerizing introduction to a wonder of the natural world" (Kirkus STARRED ★Review), kids aged 4 to 8 will marvel at the science of bioluminescence through stunning images of glowing creatures and other organisms.
When it's dark out, we need light to see. But what if your body could make its own light?
Two Caldecott honorees—and real-life best friends— team up to illustrate a story of friendship from bestselling author Julie Fogliano.
In this hilarious follow-up to Unicorns Are the Worst!
Celebrate the Lunar New Year through a young girl’s family traditions in this charming picture book featuring illustrations by New York Times bestselling artist Dung Ho that also includes a recipe for pineapple cakes!
Little Ren looks forward to the preparation for and festivities of Lunar New Year, but she is always too little to help make the delicious pineapple
Nominated for the 2023 Yoto Carnegie Medal for Writing and the Yoto Carnegie Medal for Illustration.
Original, inspiring and intimate, When Poems Fall From the Sky marries science and poetry to create a tender and thoughtful love-letter to Earth promising children a riot of imagination, humour and joy - the perfect book to celebrate National Poetry Day on 6th October.
Four animal friends discover the many "little hearts" that can be found in nature.
The world is full of little hearts.
Each one a sign of love.
Some are found upon the ground.
Some are up above.
A delightful (re)discovery - Kirkus, 2022
The construction crew is back and ready to help out on the farm! Working together with new friends, they'll get the job done all year long.
There's work to do! No time to waste!
Award-winning author-illustrator Duncan Tonatiuh sheds light on the significance of Aztec manuscripts and culture
A 2023 Pura Belpré Youth Illustration Honor Book
Our world, little brother, is an amoxtlalpan, a land of books.
In the jungles where the jaguar dwells, the Mayas make books.
In the mountains the cloud people, the Mixtecs,
Expanding, transforming, and subverting the magical tale of Sleeping Beauty, Rebecca Solnit revitalizes this classic story with a new perspective: Maya, the sister who stayed awake.
The launch of a picture book series about the adventures of a book-loving bat and his buddies as they patrol and protect their library home.
From acclaimed author-illustrator Dan Yaccarino comes an exhilarating adventure—set in a richly imagined alternate future—celebrating autonomy, community, and the power of reading, perfect for fans of The Rock From the Sky.
This rollicking rhyming picture book by Kersten Hamilton, What's Up, Pup?, features lively illustrations from Lili Chin, and explores all the ways that dogs express themselves, perfect for pup lovers of all ages.
Award-winning illustrator Emily Hughes offers a luminous picture book about the life of renowned Japanese American artist Isamu Noguchi.
Isamu Noguchi is one of the most important sculptors of all time. His Akari lamps changed the way modern buildings light their space. But before he was important, he was a kid.
This lovable companion to Jan Brett's instant New York Times bestselling winter classic, Cozy, shows that kindness and cleverness can capture a heart.
After losing a test of strength to another musk ox in his herd, Cozy is convinced he’ll never impress his crush, Lofti.
A humorous look at what life is like with a fire-breathing dragon.
This inspiring tale from Michael Morpurgo and Michael Foreman celebrates the world’s most iconic train, Flying Scotsman, and its greatest fan, a young girl named Iris.
A magical tale of friendship, the joy of reading, and the power of the imagination!
A thrilling and hilarious game of jungle hide-and-seek...Ready or not, here it comes
Deep in the heart of the jungle, something is on the hunt...
Sunday is market day. We are looking for pumpkin, apples, eggs, and bread. What else will we find? Where did it come from? And what will we make with it?
Learn all about produce in this delightful child's tour of a food market, full of fun facts, delicious new discoveries, and charming characters.
A gentle, cozy story following a family’s bleary-eyed wake-up routine, a little one who’s eager to start the day, and the quiet magic of early mornings
I wake up very early.
Good morning, Sun, on your way at last. You don’t wake up nearly as early as I do.
Now the wind is waking.
From Jane Yolen, the author of the Caldecott Award–winning book Owl Moon, comes a friendship story about a bird-loving boy who meets a bird-loving girl
Jon loved to listen to birdsong. Bright cardinals, cawing crows, chatty chickadees, wrens, and jays; barn swallows and doves' lullabies. He especially loved to listen to owls.
In this picture book written by Doyin Richards and illustrated by Robert Paul Jr., You Matter to Me, a dog describes what it’s like to go on walks with his Black owner and wishes that people would see his human as he does: with love.
From the illustrator of the bestselling If Animals Kissed Goodnight comes this author-illustrator debut about the everlasting bonds of love and family.
If you could be a different kind of you,
what would you wish to be?
A monkey in a tree?
Would you be a fluffy fox?
A slow-moving sloth?
Or maybe, if you had the choice,
From Newbery Medal–winning author Patricia MacLachlan comes a cozy picture book of love, light, and community during New Year’s and taking the past with us as we step into the future, brought to life with tender and intricate cut paper illustrations.
On the very last evening before the new year, when the snow is falling soft and thick, two black horses wait for the jingle
A delicious ode to food, family, and togetherness that celebrates Lunar New Year
What do you see when you look at a tree? Leaves and twigs and branches?
Or do you see a living thing that moves and breathes and dances?
A captivating tale of eerie places and mystical bargains, sumptuously illustrated by Kate Greenaway Medalist Levi Pinfold
Washed clean in his pool, we fall under his rule . . .
Away from what is, we all are now his.
A new edition for a new world of one of literary legend Toni Morrison’s first picture books with her son, Slade Morrison. With an afterword by the inimitable Jewell Parker Rhodes.
"This is a book about mean people. Some mean people are big.
This beautifully illustrated picture book showcases the workers that keep a city running all through the night and make it ready for the new day.
"How do we answer children's questions about the cycle of life? This book is the perfect resource."
—Hunter Clarke-Fields, MSAE, RYT, author of Raising Good Humans
After a grandfather, "Poppy," dies, a father and son journey forward through seasons and time, discovering how our loved ones remain with us even after they pass on.
The Great Ball Game: How Bat Settles the Rivalry between the Animals and the Birds; A Circle Round Book (Hardcover)
The Great Ball Game, a classic folktale originating from the Cherokee, Creek, Ojibway and Menominee people of North America, is adapted for a contemporary audience by Rebecca Sheir, host of the award-winning Circle Round podcast, and accompanied by the vibrant illustrations of Joshua Mangeshig Pawis-Steckley, an Ojibwe Woodland artist.
Fine artist Sam Winston, cocreator of the New York Times best-selling A Child of Books, celebrates the power of stories and written languages—and the imperative to preserve them.
The Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller!
Don’t miss the sixth picture book in the #1 New York Times bestselling Food Group series that’s ripe with humor from Jory John and Pete Oswald!
The magic and wonder of deep winter snow will delight and entertain everyone in this beautiful and intriguing, mostly wordless, picture book that is soon to become a classic!
It snowed all night long. It snowed so much that when two children awake in the morning and want to go outside to play, a shovel isn't even close to being enough. It's SO MUCH SNOW!
A little girl makes sure she walks out of the barbershop rocking the fabulous hair style she chooses.
Learn the importance of speaking up for what you want through this fun and empowering picture book.
A universal story about the everlasting bonds of friendship and love, from two award-winning creators.
There are some things that only a best friend can do—hold your hand when reading a scary story, carry you safely across a river, bandage your hurts, say it’s okay if you're grouchy, and best of all, forever hold you in their heart.
A powerful picture book about the ocean of feelings inside all of us.
Whether you are mad, sad, scared, or lost in the dark, there’s always hope—a spark of light to lead you back home. A Spark in the Dark is a book to read aloud, a book to share, and a book to return to whenever you need it.
A Coretta Scott King Author Honor winner!
As a little boy grows into a bigger boy, ready to take on the world, he first must have that very difficult conversation far too familiar to so many Black and Brown Americans in this gentle and ultimately hopeful picture book.
Jay’s most favorite things are hanging out with his pals, getting kisses from Grandma, riding in
One fateful night, the moon shines so big and so bright that it is too heavy to hold itself up in the sky. When it tumbles down and breaks into many glimmering pieces, Luna sees the whole thing. Her grandfather Poppa warns that without the moon in the sky, the oceans will stop moving and the earth will start to wobble.
Author-illustrator Marc Majewski delivers a gorgeously painted, tender story about a young child who loves dressing up as a butterfly. A joyful celebration of creativity, self-expression, and family—perfect for fans of Jessica Love and Beatrice Alemagna.
I am a butterfly.
From New York Times bestselling author Susan Verde, Courtney Sheinmel, and Heather Ross comes a warmhearted story about expressing gratitude, perfectly modeling how to write a great thank-you note!
When a surprise comes in the mail from Grandma, Sallie wants to text her right away: Thanks, Grandma!
But wait—how will Grandma know what Sal
Award-winning author Ying Compestine reimagines the classic fairy tale "Little Red Riding Hood" from a Chinese perspective
By now, you have probably heard the old folk tale about a girl in a red cape.
The truth is that the story took place here in China, there wasn’t a woodsman, and I, the gentle wolf, certainly was not the one who ate them.
Geisel Honor-winning author/illustrator Salina Yoon's beloved character Penguin has been giving love -- and growing -- for ten years! This special new edition is the perfect gift for Penguin fans new and old!
When you give love... it grows.
Every year is the Year of the Cat!
Boisterous and buzzing, A Bear, a Bee, and a Honey Tree is destined to be an instant classic . . . with delightfully funny illustrations and clever, fun-to-read text, from the acclaimed author of One Day in the Eucalyptus, Eucalyptus Tree.
I Love You Little, I Love You Lots is an affirmation of love -- big and small, anytime and anywhere.
I love you here
I love you there
I'd love you almost anywhere
Over the hills
Across the sea
Wherever there's you
Wherever there's me.
I Love You Little, I Love You Lots is an aff
We all know about the guy in the red suit at the North Pole. But what if the world’s toymaker was a little boy?
From the author and illustrator of Shy Willow comes the adorable little Toymaker, who makes wonderful toys… not for children, but for their grandparents and other older folk.
The kingdoms of Arbor, with its lush forests, and Pomosa, rich with farmland, have no love between them, and the children have taken to sneaking across the borders at night to steal the precious resources of milk and wood that the adults won't share.
So the Kings decide to fight, instead . . . with dragons. But do the dragons have another idea?
Two award-winning creators team up for this picture book about what happens--and how you feel--when you give to someone else. And then it asks you to do just that--with the book in your hands!
"Gorgeous."--The New York Times - Best Books of 2022 lists: NYPL, School Library Journal, The Globe and Mail, Indigo - JLG Gold Standard Selection - Moonbeam Children's Book Award Winner - Kids Indie Next Pick
A kindhearted wombat offers refuge to a parade of animal friends during an Australian bushfire in a delightful new picture book from New York Times best-selling creators Carmen Agra Deedy and Brian Lies.
“The Stone Soup of collaborative creativity—eight thumbs up!”—Jessica Love, author of Julián Is a Mermaid
Scaredy Squirrel is exactly the character children need today--a little bit anxious, a lot adorable, and totally lovable. They will laugh along in this new picture book as Scaredy learns to brave the doctor for his regular check-up!
Theodor Seuss Geisel Award Winner James Yang hops on a speeding sled with this hilarious and helpful easy-to-read picture book, perfect for beginning readers!
Go, sled, go!
What could be more exciting than a thrilling sled ride?
Maybe when a few unexpected creatures join the adventure?
Queerty Award Nominee for “Best Read”
Welcome to a magical adventure to discover kindness in the world—especially the kind inside you.
In this heartfelt and joyous story, little Nina embarks on a boisterous day of exploration, a colorful day where she sets out to find, well, Kind.
An intricate and exquisite tale of how bedtime fears can be transformed into wondrous dreams and magical adventures, by Hans Christian Andersen award–winning Roger Mello
As a Secret Unicorn Club member, you'll discover magical unicorn facts and earn badges to unlock a secret bonus book hidden within the back cover
Do you believe in unicorns? How would you like to join a secret club of unicorn experts who search for and look after unicorns in the wild?
A beautifully illustrated, rollicking read-aloud about forest animals who are caught—literally up to their ears and antlers—in a snowstorm.
On Monday, it starts to snow.
How high will it go?
Former British Children's Laureate Michael Rosen and award-winning artist Polly Dunbar join forces for thirty-two irresistible rhymes that revel in toddlers’ everyday lives.
Will you getti the spaghetti?
Don’t say, “Not yetti spaghetti!”
I’m all setti for spaghetti.
Burmese Children's Favorite Stories: Fables, Myths and Fairy Tales (Favorite Children's Stories) (Hardcover)
Switch up your bedtime reading with these charming stories from Myanmar
This beautifully illustrated collection has been carefully refreshed with its thirty-one classic Christmas carols illustrated by the beloved Tomie dePaola that will be perfect for making the holidays merry and bright.
Christmas is a time for warm family gatherings, the sharing of gifts and festive meals, and everywhere, there is music!
Wanting to show her grandma a snowy American Christmas, Tessa mails a card with only a drawing of Christmas fairies and the words Ouma (that means Grandma) and Cape Town, South Africa. The letter carrier who finds it knows that it can’t go to Cape Town, so he puts it in his pocket.
Instant New York Times bestseller!
The MOMENTOUS debut of a groundbreaking Fairy Tale series -- a brilliantly crafted, hilarious twist on this beloved classic, The Three Billy Goats Gruff, from renowned, award-winning, and New York Times bestselling duo and picture book pioneers Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen!
Once there was a bridge
A colorful celebration of cities and the people living in them.
Just like people, there are so many ways a city can be. And this lively picture book explores all of them. From quiet and dreamy to bright and buzzing, the magnificent diversity of our world is celebrated by connecting the uniqueness of its places with the people who live in them.
Master storyteller David Almond’s whimsical story about freedom, imagination, and daring all but soars off the page, paired with exquisite paintings by Laura Carlin.
“Go on. Be happy. Off you fly!”
A little boy’s joyous encounter with his hero, boxing champion and poet Muhammad Ali, is everything he’s dreamed of—and more!
Adorable jungle animals explore kindness and the importance of respecting others in this playful and energetic romp.
In a gentle introduction to ballet, a little boy and his friends gather for their dance class to learn some moves—and get excited about their debut performance.
In this delightful, thoroughly entertaining picture book about the importance--and difficulty--of telling the truth, the queen's trusty servant, a pangolin, breaks the royal swing and doesn't know what to tell her!
A gorgeously illustrated picture book that is a powerful love letter to chosen families and the village that raises us. A young girl basks in the love of her community--which includes not only her mother but the many different women who make up her world.
It’s a snow day today—and Maisy and friends are going outside! A First Experiences story celebrates the everyday pleasures of the season.
“Dreamy illustrations and moody palettes play with the contrast of light and shadow in this sweet tale about first loves and childhood imagination.”
Don't miss your first Mario Vargas Llosa: Fonchito and the Moon.
A child who looks different from her mother finds beauty and belonging in this new book from the creator of I Sang You Down from the Stars
All aboard for a rollicking ride!
Little anteater loves riding on his mama’s back—it’s the very best place to be. But sometimes the little anteater feels lonely. When he asks Badger, Duck, and Hare to join him—the new friends eagerly accept and are happy to have a fresh vantage point from atop mama anteater’s back—How bright!
From the bestselling author of The Quiet Book comes an honest and touching new picture book about the ups and downs of friendship.
Walter and Xavier are best friends. They do everything together! But then…quietly…slowly…Xavier becomes best friends with someone else.
The rainforest roars with squeaks and squawks, alive with a rumpus of animal noises. Can any creature get a moment of rest and calm amidst this horrible hubbub?
Petunia the platypus heads to her first party since arriving from Australia. She has the present, a party hat, and a pavlova, but it’s a costume party and she doesn’t have a costume!
The Idea Jar meets When I Draw a Panda in this hilarious picture book following a boy who recruits his talented friend to teach him how to draw!
Max loves to draw, but he’s not very good at it. No, seriously, just look at some of his drawings. Ouch. So he asks his best friend, Eugene, for help.
A fantastical story of two friends who venture to the limits of their imaginations
When two mischievous friends are told to go outside to play, the backyard becomes their setting for a frantic, thrilling adventure.
An inventive rat saves the day with perseverance, creativity, kindness, and some helpful hats
A school story to encourage friendship and understanding among children of all abilities.
Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile Storybook Favorites: 4 Complete Books Plus Stickers! (Lyle the Crocodile) (Hardcover)
Every home should have a crocodile! This hardcover storybook featuring four complete beloved Lyle books plus a sheet of stickers makes a great gift.
Splish, splash. Over fifty years ago, the Primms moved into the house on East 88th Street and found a crocodile soaking in the bathtub. Since then, Lyle has won the hearts of all he meets.
Awarded at the 2023 Cuatro Gatos Foundation Awards. A silent journey through nature and different landscapes where anything is possible. Open this book to find endless narratives and joyful adventures.
Named a Best STEM Book by the National Science Teachers Association
Voila! Quinn spent the morning in their workshop, and they emerged with Something Great! But… What is it?
No one seemed to understand that Something Great isn’t supposed to be anything. It was just… itself.
Grammy Award winner Rhiannon Giddens celebrates Black history and culture in her unflinching, uplifting, and gorgeously illustrated picture book debut.
I learned your words and wrote my song. I put my story down.
Transform dust into magical memories in this moving intergenerational tale that celebrates stories and the time we have together.Something magical happens when Hazel and Hilda are together. As the seasons pass, Hazel’s broom whisks the dust off many years of joyful memories, and young Hilda watches them come to life.
With his vibrant, stylish art and spot-on visual storytelling, Chris Haughton turns to Antarctica for an irresistible ode to family bonds and awesome moms.
“She’ll be back soon, won’t she?”
“She sure will,” says Daddy Penguin.
From New York Times bestselling illustrator Theodore Taylor III comes a vibrant ode to street art, a picture book about a child discovering all of the beauty—and art—her new neighborhood has to offer.
Shapes moving in every direction,
letters weaving in and out,
bright colors jumping off of the wall.
It was like a language from another
From the creator of Wild Honey from the Moon comes a fanciful lullaby as cozy and unique as a mushroom home.
Here is your mushroom at the end of the day.
The sun stretches out and sets far away.
Discover namaste’s many meanings in a simple, lyrical text, paired with a charmingly detailed visual narrative about a little girl’s kindness.
Namaste calms your heart when things aren’t going right.
Namaste is saying “You matter.”
Once upon a morning in Hong Kong, in the alley of Tai Yuen Street, a girl is promised a mooncake with a double-yolk center—the best kind!
An unexpectedly charming bedtime story in which a little girl imagines what it would be like to have a vampire bat as her pet.