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A well-mannered young wolf / written by Jean Leroy ; illustrated by Matthieu Maudet.

A well-mannered young wolf /  written by Jean Leroy ; illustrated by Matthieu Maudet.
A young wolf must fulfill his prey's last wishes before he devours them--


Shapes are fun! / Katja Spitzer.

Shapes are fun! /  Katja Spitzer.
A playful introduction to shapes. Encourages young children to identify shapes in their everyday surroundings.


Love monster and the scary something / Rachel Bright.

Love monster and the scary something /  Rachel Bright.
Love Monster struggles to overcome his fear of a hungry, scary unknown something that he hears rustling, creaking and bumping around in the dark as he tries to muster his courage so he can fall asleep.


Holy cow, I sure do love you! / Amy Krouse Rosenthal ; illustrations, Tom Lichtenheld.

Holy cow, I sure do love you! /  Amy Krouse Rosenthal ; illustrations, Tom Lichtenheld.


El torneo de trabalenguas / por Nicolás Kanellos ; ilustraciones de Anne Vega = The Tongue Twister Tournament / by Nicolás Kanellos ; illustrations by Anne Vega.

El torneo de trabalenguas /  por Nicolás Kanellos ; ilustraciones de Anne Vega = The Tongue Twister Tournament / by Nicolás Kanellos ; illustrations by Anne Vega.
In this bilingual collection of phrases difficult to say quickly, contestants compete in a tongue twister tournament.


Toby / Hazel Mitchell.

Toby /  Hazel Mitchell.


Bonesville / written by Jean-Luc Fromental ; illustrated by Joëlle Jolivet.

Bonesville /  written by Jean-Luc Fromental ; illustrated by Joëlle Jolivet.
A mysterious beast is terrorizing the resident skeletons of Bonesville by stealing a different bone from each townsperson, so Detective Sherlock Bones traps the monster to learn the truth about this bone thief.


In plain sight / Richard Jackson ; illustrated by Jerry Pinkney.

In plain sight /  Richard Jackson ; illustrated by Jerry Pinkney.
An ailing grandfather and his helpful granddaughter play a unique game of seek and find--


Creation / Cynthia Rylant.

Creation /  Cynthia Rylant.
The King James Bible creation story illustrated in a folk-art style--Provided by publisher.


Everything is awkward / Mike Bender and Doug Chernack.

Everything is awkward /  Mike Bender and Doug Chernack.
Life isnt perfect, and things dont always go as planned. Like when you try to feed yourself and the food ends up all over your clothes. Or when you try to ride a bike and end up taking an epic spill. But laughing at our common human experience makes it all a little easier, and a whole lot more entertaining. Because everyone and everything is a little awkward sometimes!--Amazon.com.


A most mysterious mouse / Giovanna Zoboli ; illustrations by Lisa D'Andrea ; translated from the Italian by Antony Shugaar.

A most mysterious mouse /  Giovanna Zoboli ; illustrations by Lisa D'Andrea ; translated from the Italian by Antony Shugaar.
A cat has promised himself that by the age of eighteen, he will have imagined ONE MILLION MICE! Every stripe of mouse is imagined here, except for one...the missing, most remarkable mouse!--


Owl sees owl / Laura Godwin & Rob Dunlavey.

Owl sees owl /  Laura Godwin & Rob Dunlavey.
A baby owl leaves the nest one night, explores the world around him, sees his own reflection, and then returns to the safety of home.


Yellow time / Lauren Stringer.

Yellow time /  Lauren Stringer.
A lyrical ode to that magical time in autumn when the leaves turn yellow--


What is a child? / Beatrice Alemagna ; translated by Anna Bennett.

What is a child? /  Beatrice Alemagna ; translated by Anna Bennett.
A child has small hands, small feet and small ears, but that does not mean they have small ideas. From the best-selling author of A Lion in Paris comes this beautifully illustrated celebration of what makes every child unique. Through bold and sensitively observed portraits and a thought-provoking text, Beatrice Alemagna inspires children, and adults reading with them, to consider their own identity. Destined to become a classic, What is a Child? is a must-have for every school, library, and bedside table.


Otis and the kittens / Loren Long.

Otis and the kittens /  Loren Long.
When Otis the tractor becomes trapped in a burning barn, after rescuing kittens, his animal friends and local firefighters come to his aid.


You are oh so horribly handsome! / Eva Dax and Sabine Dully ; translated by David-Henry Wilson.

You are oh so horribly handsome! /  Eva Dax and Sabine Dully ; translated by David-Henry Wilson.


The princess and the warrior : a tale of two volcanoes / Duncan Tonatiuh.

The princess and the warrior : a tale of two volcanoes / Duncan Tonatiuh.
Award-winning author Duncan Tonatiuh reimagines one of Mexico's cherished legends. Princess Izta had many wealthy suitors but dismissed them all. When a mere warrior, Popoca, promised to be true to her and stay always by her side, Izta fell in love. The emperor promised Popoca if he could defeat their enemy Jaguar Claw, then Popoca and Izta could wed. When Popoca was near to defeating Jaguar Claw, his opponent sent a messenger to Izta saying Popoca was dead. Izta fell into a deep sleep and, upon his return, even Popoca could not wake her. As promised Popoca stayed by her side.--


You're my boo / Kate Dopirak ; Lesley Breen Withrow.

You're my boo /  Kate Dopirak ; Lesley Breen Withrow.


Halfway wild / written by Laura Freudig ; illustrated by Kevin M. Barry.

Halfway wild /  written by Laura Freudig ; illustrated by Kevin M. Barry.
When they are slow getting dressed, they're a family of turtles. When they dive in the water, they're a family of seals. Throughout the day, they discover the connections they have with the animals around-- and within-- them.


Chirri & Chirra / Kaya Doi ; translated from the Japanese by Yuki Kaneko.

Chirri & Chirra /  Kaya Doi ; translated from the Japanese by Yuki Kaneko.
Two young girls take a bicycle ride through the forest where they find a cafe to have tea and coffee, a bakery to enjoy a snack, and a hotel where they join in a concert with forest animals.


The day I became a bird / Ingrid Chabbert, Guridi.

The day I became a bird /  Ingrid Chabbert, Guridi.
The day he starts school, a young boy falls in love for the very first time. Sylvia sits in front of him at school, and he's so in love with her, she's all he can see. But sadly, Sylvia doesn't see him. In fact, it seems the only thing Sylvia has eyes for is birds. ?There are birds on her pants and dresses. She wears bird barrettes in her hair. She draws birds on her notebooks and folders. And when she speaks, her voice sounds like birdsong.? So in a bold attempt to get Sylvia's attention, the boy decides to go to school dressed up as a bird. He endures the stares and giggles of his classmates, and a great deal of discomfort, but the boy doesn't care. Because when it comes to love, sometimes you have no choice but to follow your heart and spread your wings.--Amazon website.


Have you seen my trumpet? / written by Michaël Escoffier ; illustrated by Kris Di Giacomo.

Have you seen my trumpet? /  written by Michaël Escoffier ; illustrated by Kris Di Giacomo.


Madeline Finn and the library dog / by Lisa Papp.

Madeline Finn and the library dog /  by Lisa Papp.
Reluctant reader Madeline really wants to earn a star at school, so when Mrs. Dimple, the librarian, suggests she read to a dog Madeline gives it a try.


At night ; ...but at night sometimes / by Helga Bansch.

At night ; ...but at night sometimes /  by Helga Bansch.
The animals are all asleep in their respective homes, until things get turned upside down--


Home at last / Raschka & Williams.

Home at last /  Raschka & Williams.
After Lester is adopted from his foster home by Daddy Albert and Daddy Rich, he can't fall asleep in his new bed. What will it take to make Lester feel home at last?--


Kristoff's crystal adventure / by Apple Jordan ; illustrated by the Disney Storybook Art Team.

Kristoff's crystal adventure /  by Apple Jordan ; illustrated by the Disney Storybook Art Team.
When Bulda the troll's crystal begins to fade, Kristoff, Anna, Elsa, Sven, and Olaf set off on a quest to help. Can they recharge the crystal's power before the Northern Lights fade from the sky?--Back cover.


Octopus escapes again / written and illustrated by Laurie Ellen Angus.

Octopus escapes again /  written and illustrated by Laurie Ellen Angus.
Whether searching for its next meal or avoiding becoming a meal, an octopus is an underwater master through color camouflage, or by spewing a cloud of obscuring ink, or by sacrificing a limb, or squeezing its boneless body into or through unlikely spaces. Includes resources and activities for teachers and parents--


Mervin the sloth is about to do the best thing in the world / by Colleen AF Venable ; illustrated by Ruth Chan.

Mervin the sloth is about to do the best thing in the world /  by Colleen AF Venable ; illustrated by Ruth Chan.
Mervin the Sloth very, very slowly reveals the best thing in the world--sharing good times with good friends--


The three Lucys / by Hayan Charara ; illustrated by Sara Kahn.

The three Lucys /  by Hayan Charara ; illustrated by Sara Kahn.
A young Lebanese boy must learn to cope with loss and hope for a peaceful future after losing one of his beloved cats because of The July War. Based on the month-long conflict between Lebanon and Israel during the summer of 2006. Includes Author's Note--


A hop is up / by Kristy Dempsey ; illustrated by Lori Richmond.

A hop is up /  by Kristy Dempsey ; illustrated by Lori Richmond.
Walking with his energetic puppy in their neighborhood, a young boy hops, bends, spins, and jumps with friends he encounters along the way.


Stripes the tiger / written by Jean Leroy & Berengere Delaporte ; illustrated by Berengere Delaporte.

Stripes the tiger /  written by Jean Leroy & Berengere Delaporte ; illustrated by Berengere Delaporte.
Stripes is a small tabby cat who dreams of being a ferocious tiger, but when his owner takes him to the zoo he meets a real tiger who wants to switch places with him.


The Wolf who wanted to be a superhero / by Orianne Lalleland ; illustrations by Eleonore Thuillier.

The Wolf who wanted to be a superhero /  by Orianne Lalleland ; illustrations by Eleonore Thuillier.
Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? This Wolf will charm you with his quirky humor and fun-loving personality. Follow his brand-new adventurewhere nothing is what it seems! Becoming a superhero: What a great idea, thinks the Wolf! No sooner said than done, our Wolf slips into his tights and cape . . . and starts looking for someone to save! Did you say easy? Not so sure when you're super clumsy--Publisher.


The blue bird's palace / written by Orianne Lallemand ; illustrated by Carole Hénaff ; translated by Tessa Strickland.

The blue bird's palace /  written by Orianne Lallemand ; illustrated by Carole Hénaff ; translated by Tessa Strickland.


Tinyville town gets to work! / by Brian Biggs.

Tinyville town gets to work! /  by Brian Biggs.
When there is a traffic jam on the Tinyville Town bridge, the residents decide to work together to build a new one--


Eat, sleep, poop / by Alexandra Penfold ; illustrated by Jane Massey.

Eat, sleep, poop /  by Alexandra Penfold ; illustrated by Jane Massey.
A humorous memoir of an infant's first few months describes a rigorous schedule full of basic activities.~A humorous memoir of an infant's first few months--


Fiona's little lie / Rosemary Wells.

Fiona's little lie /  Rosemary Wells.
When Fiona forgets to bring the cupcakes to school for Felix's birthday, she begins to feel guilty after she tells a tale that gets three second graders in trouble.


Hank's big day : the story of a bug / story by Evan Kuhlman ; pictures by Chuck Groenink.

Hank's big day : the story of a bug / story by Evan Kuhlman ; pictures by Chuck Groenink.
Hank is a pill bug whose daily routine involves nibbling a dead leaf, climbing up a long stick, avoiding a skateboarder, and playing pretend with his best friend, a human girl named Amelia.


Race car dreams / by Sharon Chriscoe ; illustrated by Dave Mottram.

Race car dreams /  by Sharon Chriscoe ; illustrated by Dave Mottram.
After a day at the track, zipping and zooming, a race car is tired and ready for bed. He washes his rims, fills his tummy with oil, and chooses a book that is all about speed. All toasty and warm he drifts off to sleep, he shifts into gear . . . and dreams of the race.


Ninja Bunny : sister vs. brother / Jennifer Gray Olson.

Ninja Bunny : sister vs. brother / Jennifer Gray Olson.
On a new ninja mission to find the Golden Carrot of Awesomeness, a young rabbit meets his biggest challenge yet--his annoying little sister.


Is that wise, Pig? / by Jan Thomas.

Is that wise, Pig? /  by Jan Thomas.
Mouse and Cow are making soup, but Pig keeps trying to add strange ingredients--


The water princess / written by Susan Verde ; illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds ; [photographs, by Johann Mergenthaler]

The water princess /  written by Susan Verde ; illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds ; [photographs, by Johann Mergenthaler]
The story of one young girl's quest to bring clean drinking water to her African village--


Beautiful / Stacy McAnulty; illustrated by Joanne Lew Vriethoff.

Beautiful /  Stacy McAnulty; illustrated by Joanne Lew Vriethoff.
It's all about your clothes, your hair, your style.


Edward gets messy / Rita Meade.

Edward gets messy /  Rita Meade.
Wearing his perfectly clean suit and living in his perfectly tidy room, Edward the pig avoids getting messy until a big tub of paint falls on his head.


Duck on a tractor / by David Shannon.

Duck on a tractor /  by David Shannon.
Pleased with his success in riding a bike, Duck decides to drive the farm tractor, and invites all the other farm animals along for the ride--all the way to town.


An Artist's Alphabet / Norman Messenger.

An Artist's Alphabet /  Norman Messenger.


King Baby / Kate Beaton.

King Baby /  Kate Beaton.
Baby is King, and all his needs must be met by his subjects, otherwise know as his parents, but soon he will grow up, and who will rule them then?


Leave me alone / Vera Brosgol.

Leave me alone /  Vera Brosgol.
Grandmother wants so badly to be left alone to finish the knitting for her grandchildren that she leaves her tiny home and her big family to journey to the moon and beyond to find peace and quiet to finish her knitting.


Pond / Jim LaMarche.

Pond /  Jim LaMarche.
A group of friends discovers a neglected pond in the woods and decides to fix it up together--


The darkest dark / written by Chris Hadfield and Kate Fillion ; illustrated by the Fan Brothers.

The darkest dark /  written by Chris Hadfield and Kate Fillion ; illustrated by the Fan Brothers.
Young Chris loves pretending he's a brave astronaut, exploiring the universe. Only one problem--at night, he's afraid of the dark. Only when he watches the moon landing on TV does he realize how exciting the unknown can be. Inspired by the childhood of real-life astronaut Chris Hadfield--


Panda pants / by Jacqueline Davies ; illustrated by Sydney Hanson.

Panda pants /  by Jacqueline Davies ; illustrated by Sydney Hanson.
Panda wants to wear pants, but father Panda does not agree.


The Bill the Cat story : a Bloom County epic / Berkeley Breathed.

The Bill the Cat story : a Bloom County epic / Berkeley Breathed.
Thanks to the galactic pie-rats, thinking Earth would be a good spot for a potty break, Bill the Cat finds a place to belong.


A family is a family is a family / Sara O'Leary ; pictures by Qin Leng.

A family is a family is a family /  Sara O'Leary ; pictures by Qin Leng.


Samira and the skeletons / written and illustrated by Camilla Kuhn ; [translated by Don Bartlett]

Samira and the skeletons /  written and illustrated by Camilla Kuhn ; [translated by Don Bartlett]
When Samira learns about the skeletal system in class, she starts to imagine everyone as a walking skeleton.


This book is not about dragons / Shelley Moore Thomas ; illustrated by Fred Koehler.

This book is not about dragons /  Shelley Moore Thomas ; illustrated by Fred Koehler.
Meet a mouse narrator who stubbornly insists that this book contains absolutely no dragonsnot even a claw nor a flame nor any large, pointy scales. Readers will know betterand enjoy being in on the jokeas a flock of dragons chase the mouse to the very end of the book within the book. Suspense builds humorously as the energetic text insists there are no dragons in this book, leading to a clever, unexpected ending. Clever artwork by Fred Koehler provides fun scenes to linger on and details to discover over multiple readings. --


Good night tiger / by Timothy Knapman; illustrated by Laura Hughes.

Good night tiger /  by Timothy Knapman; illustrated by Laura Hughes.
Emma is trying to sleep, but the animals in her wallpaper are making too much noise! The gorilla bellows, the hippo stomps, the elephant trumpets, and tiger growls. Go to sleep! Emma tells them. We've tried and tried, but we can't! replies the tiger. Then Emma gets an idea. Can she help the noisy animals settle down so that everyone can get to sleep?


The great aaa-ooo! / by Jonny Lambert.

The great aaa-ooo! /  by Jonny Lambert.
The animals in the woods wonder if the awful noise they hear is coming from a monster.


The moon inside / written by Sandra Feder ; illustrated by Aimée Sicuro.

The moon inside /  written by Sandra Feder ; illustrated by Aimée Sicuro.


Ferocious Fluffity : a mighty bite-y class pet / words by Erica S. Perl ; pictures by Henry Cole.

Ferocious Fluffity : a mighty bite-y class pet / words by Erica S. Perl ; pictures by Henry Cole.
Fluffity is the new pet in Mr. Drake's second grade class, but the kids soon discover that, rather than the cuddly animal they expected, she is a ferocious hamster who bites and chases everyone around school.


 

 

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