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Memoirs of a parrot / written by Devin Scillian and illustrated by Tim Bowers.

Memoirs of a parrot /  written by Devin Scillian and illustrated by Tim Bowers.
Join a brilliant, but stubborn, parrot as he endures the banality of the pet store before being purchased by an equally insufferable young man. But while things between parrot and owner get off to a rocky start, the delights of having a pet (or human) bring them both around in the end-Provided by the publisher.


If snowflakes tasted like fruitcake / Stacey Previn.

If snowflakes tasted like fruitcake /  Stacey Previn.
Imagines the results if snowflakes tasted like different things, such as sugar plums, oatmeal, or noodle soup.


I am a baby / Kathryn Madeline Allen ; photographs by Rebecca Gizicki.

I am a baby /  Kathryn Madeline Allen ; photographs by Rebecca Gizicki.
Photographs depict babies from different families engaged in a variety of activities.


Penguins love colors / Sarah Aspinall.

Penguins love colors /  Sarah Aspinall.
Six little penguins named after flowers and plants decide to paint a beautiful picture on the ice for their mother--and end up with paint all over themselves.


Little polar bear : where are you going Lars? / Hans de Beer.

Little polar bear : where are you going Lars? / Hans de Beer.
While hunting with his father, Little Polar Bear drifts out to sea and ends up in a jungle where a friendly hippopotamus helps him return home.


Are pirates polite? / by Corinne Demas & Artemis Roehrig ; illustrated by David Catrow.

Are pirates polite? /  by Corinne Demas & Artemis Roehrig ; illustrated by David Catrow.
In rhyming text, this story demonstrates that even pirates can be polite, and say please and thank you.


Gabriel's horn / Eric A. Kimmel ; illustrated by Maria Surducan.

Gabriel's horn /  Eric A. Kimmel ; illustrated by Maria Surducan.
A mysterious soldier appears at the door, hands Gabriel a tarnished horn, and disappears. As the years go by, Gabriel's family prospers and they, in turn, help their neighbors. Could their good luck have something to do with the horn?--Amazon website.


Big bear, small mouse / Karma Wilson ; illustrated by Jane Chapman.

Big bear, small mouse /  Karma Wilson ; illustrated by Jane Chapman.
A big bear and a small mouse discover all of the opposites between their animal friends--


If I could drive, Mama / Cari Best ; pictures by Simone Shin.

If I could drive, Mama /  Cari Best ; pictures by Simone Shin.
A boy turns a cardboard box into a car and imagines what it would be like to take his mama for a drive all around town--


You and me and the wishing tree / Nancy Tillman.

You and me and the wishing tree /  Nancy Tillman.
We woke up in the usual way, but it was not a usual day. Out on the lawn, plain as could be, stood an orange wishing tree. I wish! I said. I wish! said you. And so our double wishes grew. Wishes are a magical part of childhood. Whether we wish on stars or blow out candles on a cake, our dreams matter. Nancy Tillman captures the wonder of wishes as only she can, with love.


Barcos para papá / Jessixa Bagley.

Barcos para papá /  Jessixa Bagley.


PoPo's lucky Chinese New Year / written by Virginia Loh-Hagan ; illustrated by Renné Benoit.

PoPo's lucky Chinese New Year /  written by Virginia Loh-Hagan ; illustrated by Renné Benoit.


Última parada de la calle Market / words by Matt de la Peña ; pictures by Christian Robinson.

Última parada de la calle Market /  words by Matt de la Peña ; pictures by Christian Robinson.
A young boy rides the bus across town with his grandmother and learns to appreciate the beauty in everyday things.


The Pied Piper of Hamelin / Thomas Baas [illustrated by] ; [original text adapted by Marine Tasso ; translated from French by Noelia Hobeika].

The Pied Piper of Hamelin /  Thomas Baas [illustrated by] ; [original text adapted by Marine Tasso ; translated from French by Noelia Hobeika].


An excessive alphabet : avalanches of As to zillions of Zs / Judi Barrett ; illustrated by Ron Barrett.

An excessive alphabet : avalanches of As to zillions of Zs / Judi Barrett ; illustrated by Ron Barrett.
The reader is invited to identify items in the illustrations that begin with each letter of the alphabet.


Daydreaming / Mark Tatulli.

Daydreaming /  Mark Tatulli.


Are you sure, mother bear? / Amy Hest ; illustrated by Lauren Tobia.

Are you sure, mother bear? /  Amy Hest ; illustrated by Lauren Tobia.
On the first night of winter, Little Miss Bear will not go to sleep. She simply refuses. Winter is for sleeping, Mother Bear tells her. But why, Mother? Little Miss asks. Because that's what bears do. All bears sleep, all winter long. All winter long is much too long for Little Miss Bear. She is going to miss her stars and her moon, and she is going to miss rolling on hills. Most of all, she is going to miss Mother Bear. But Mother finds a special way to assure her that they will all be there waiting for her--the stars, the moon, the hills, and especially Mother Bear--when she wakes in the spring. From author Amy Hest and artist Lauren Tobia comes a warm and emotionally resonant story that is sure to comfort little bears everywhere.


The bear who wasn't there / LeUyen Pham.

The bear who wasn't there /  LeUyen Pham.
A picture book inviting readers to join the search for a missing bear.


Gary / Leila Rudge.

Gary /  Leila Rudge.
Gary, a racing pigeon who cannot fly, winds up lost in the big city, where he finds the big adventure he has been searching for.


The most perfect snowman / by Chris Britt.

The most perfect snowman /  by Chris Britt.
Drift was a plain snowman who dreamed of wearing a scarf, mittens, and stylish hat, and having a pointy orange carrot nose. When a blizzard begins to blow, Drift gives up the things he loves to help others.


Welcome / Barroux.

Welcome /  Barroux.
After the ice they're living on breaks, three polars drift away and must find a new home.


Hiding Heidi / by Fiona Woodcock.

Hiding Heidi /  by Fiona Woodcock.
Talented at hiding, a young girl only likes to play hide-and-seek, missing the other activities her friends enjoy, such as bouncing, roller-skating, and climbing.


I am so bored / written and illustrated by Henrike Wilson.

I am so bored /  written and illustrated by Henrike Wilson.
A little bear is bored, and after lying on the ground for a while, he learns how to use his imagination to have fun.


Charlie the Choo-Choo / by Beryl Evans ; with illustrations based on original artwork by Ned Dameron.

Charlie the Choo-Choo /  by Beryl Evans ; with illustrations based on original artwork by Ned Dameron.
Replaced by a diesel locomotive and relegated to the rail yard, Charlie the steam locomotive teams up with Engineer Bill to prove he still has zip and zowie.


 

 

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