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Beautiful birds / text by Jean Roussen ; illustrations by Emmanuelle Walker.
Beautiful birds /  text by Jean Roussen ; illustrations by Emmanuelle Walker.
In this stunningly illustrated introduction to the world's most beautiful birds, Jean Roussen and Emmanuelle Walker pay homage to an alphabet of birds in all their feathery fancies. From Warblers to Blue-tits and Kakapos to Owls, Roussen's playful, melodic poem is complemented beautifully by Walker's delicate illustrations.


Seaver the weaver / by Paul Czajak ; pictures by The Brothers Hilts.
Seaver the weaver /  by Paul Czajak ; pictures by The Brothers Hilts.
Seaver is an orb spider with a sky full of inspiration. His siblings prefer traditional round webs and aren't afraid to let him know. But Seaver doesn't mind! He loves his new shapes and isn't afraid to stand out--


Uh-oh octopus! / [text] Elle van Lieshout & Erik van Os ; [text and illustrations] Mies van Hout.
Uh-oh octopus! /  [text] Elle van Lieshout & Erik van Os ; [text and illustrations] Mies van Hout.


Help, I don't want a babysitter! / Anke Wagner [author], Anne-Kathrin Behl [illustrator] ; [translated by Erica Stenfalt].
Help, I don't want a babysitter! /  Anke Wagner [author], Anne-Kathrin Behl [illustrator] ; [translated by Erica Stenfalt].


Luke & the little seed / Giuliano Ferri.
Luke & the little seed /  Giuliano Ferri.


Hey, baby, it's time to come out! / by Harriet Ziefert ; illustrated by Emily Bolam.
Hey, baby, it's time to come out! /  by Harriet Ziefert ; illustrated by Emily Bolam.
When Max learns that his mother is going to have a baby, he talks and sings to his unborn sibling but he cannot seem to make the baby come out sooner.


Families, families, families! / by Suzanne Lang & Max Lang.
Families, families, families! /  by Suzanne Lang & Max Lang.
A host of animals portrays all kinds of non-traditional families--~A story presented as a series of framed portraits features animals in dozens of combinations that represent and celebrate all kinds of non-traditional families.


How to surprise a dad / by Jean Reagan ; illustrated by Lee Wildish.
How to surprise a dad /  by Jean Reagan ; illustrated by Lee Wildish.
Two siblings provide instructions for how to surprise one's dad, including surprises you can make, do, or find--and how to plan a Special Day surprise party for him--


Fly! / Karl Newsom Edwards.
Fly! /  Karl Newsom Edwards.
A young fly imitates his garden insect friends to try to figure out what he's best at--


Meet the Dullards / by Sara Pennypacker ; illustrated by Daniel Salmieri.
Meet the Dullards /  by Sara Pennypacker ; illustrated by Daniel Salmieri.
Mr. and Mrs. Dullard move their family to a boring town to avoid any excitment in their lives--


Orangutanka : a story in poems / Margarita Engle ; illustrated by Renée Kurilla.
Orangutanka : a story in poems / Margarita Engle ; illustrated by Renée Kurilla.
All the orangutans are ready for a nap in the sleepy depths of the afternoon--all except one. Written in a series of linked poems in the tanka style, an ancient Japanese form of poetry.


Chik chak Shabbat / Mara Rockliff ; illustrated by Kyrsten Brooker.
Chik chak Shabbat /  Mara Rockliff ; illustrated by Kyrsten Brooker.
When Goldie gets sick and can't make the cholent, her neighbors bring dishes they made to share with each other.


Do princesses make happy campers? / by Carmela LaVigna Coyle ; illustrated by Mike Gordon.
Do princesses make happy campers? /  by Carmela LaVigna Coyle ; illustrated by Mike Gordon.
During a family camp-out, a young girl asks many questions about what they will do, how she can help, and what they see and hear.


Dinosaur vs. Mommy / Bob Shea.
Dinosaur vs. Mommy /  Bob Shea.
Dinosaur spends a day helping his mother, from the time he roars to awaken her until their final contest at bedtime.


15 things not to do with a baby / Margaret McAllister ; illustrated by Holly Sterling.
15 things not to do with a baby /  Margaret McAllister ; illustrated by Holly Sterling.
Congratulations! You have a new baby in your family. Just follow our simple tips and you'll all be very happy... Don't send your baby to play with an elephant, lend him to a kangaroo, or give the baby to an octopus to cuddle. And never let your baby take the dog for a walk! This funny, warm-hearted picture book is perfect for the whole family to share--Page [4] of cover.


Little puppy lost / Holly Webb ; illustrated by Rebecca Harry.
Little puppy lost /  Holly Webb ; illustrated by Rebecca Harry.


My clothes, your clothes / by Lisa Bullard ; illustrated by Renée Kurilla.
My clothes, your clothes /  by Lisa Bullard ; illustrated by Renée Kurilla.


My home, your home / Lisa Bullard ; illustrated by Paula Becker.
My home, your home /  Lisa Bullard ; illustrated by Paula Becker.


My language, your language / by Lisa Bullard ; illustrated by Paula Becker.
My language, your language /  by Lisa Bullard ; illustrated by Paula Becker.


My religion, your religion / By Lisa Bullard ; illustrated by Holli Conger.
My religion, your religion /  By Lisa Bullard ; illustrated by Holli Conger.
Lots of people practice a religion. What is similar about people's religious beliefs? How are people's religions different? A curious kid explores these questions within his/her family and among neighbors and friends--


Monkeys on a fast : Karadi tales / text, Kaushik Viswanath ; illustrations, Shilpa Ranade.
Monkeys on a fast : Karadi tales / text, Kaushik Viswanath ; illustrations, Shilpa Ranade.
How do fat monkeys get thin? Chakrapani the monkey chieftain decides that the only way for his tribe of monkeys to lose weight is by going on a fast. But can hungry monkeys really stop eating for a day?--Back cover.


Sidewalk flowers / JonArno Lawson ; illustrated by Sydney Smith.
Sidewalk flowers /  JonArno Lawson ; illustrated by Sydney Smith.
A little girl collects wildflowers while on a walk with her distracted father. Each flower becomes a gift, and whether the gift is noticed or ignored, both giver and recipient are transformed by their encounter. This wordless picture book, conceived by award-winning poet JonArno Lawson and beautifully brought to life by illustrator Sydney Smith, is an ode to the importance of small things, small people and small gestures.


Sweep up the sun / poem by Helen Frost ; photographs by Rick Lieder.
Sweep up the sun /  poem by Helen Frost ; photographs by Rick Lieder.
Illuminated by exquisite photographs of eleven species of birds, a spare poem inspires readers to open their wings and soar--Publisher's website.


Thank you, Jackson / Niki Daly ; illustrated by Jude Daly.
Thank you, Jackson /  Niki Daly ; illustrated by Jude Daly.


Who eats first? / written by Ae-hae Yoon ; illustrated by Hae-won Yang.
Who eats first? /  written by Ae-hae Yoon ; illustrated by Hae-won Yang.
It's a sweet, juicy peach! A big round peach has fallen to the ground. Six animal friends are eager to gobble it up, but which one will be the first to take a bite? Each animal wants to eat first--but there's a delicious surprise ahead for all! Elementary math concepts that relate to comparing, sorting, ordering, and measuring expand the lighthearted story about friendship--and competition--Page [4] of cover.


Aqualicious / written and illustrated by Victoria Kann.
Aqualicious /  written and illustrated by Victoria Kann.
At the beach, Pinkalicious and her brother help a tiny mermaid, a merminnie, to go back home.


Use your words, Sophie / Rosemary Wells.
Use your words, Sophie /  Rosemary Wells.
When Sophie's new sister won't stop crying, only two-year-old Sophie can communicate with her, even if she isn't using her words as her parents want her to--


It's only Stanley / Jon Agee.
It's only Stanley /  Jon Agee.
Very strange noises that keep awakening the Wimbledon family one night have an even stranger source.


P. Zonka lays an egg / Julie Paschkis.
P. Zonka lays an egg /  Julie Paschkis.
All of the chickens in the farmyard lay eggs regularly-- all except for P. Zonka, that is. She's too busy looking at the colors of the world around her. The other chickens think P. Zonka's just lazy...until she lays the most beautiful egg they've ever seen--


 

 

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