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Bear's winter party / Deborah Hodge ; pictures by Lisa Cinar.

Bear's winter party /  Deborah Hodge ; pictures by Lisa Cinar.
Bear loves his forest home, but sometimes he gets lonely. It's hard being the biggest animal around. As the days grow shorter and autumn turns to winter, Bear springs into action and comes up with a festive plan to make friends with all the other forest creatures.--Publisher.


The gold leaf / Kirsten Hall ; illustration by Matthew Forsythe.

The gold leaf /  Kirsten Hall ; illustration by Matthew Forsythe.
When the forest animals find a gold leaf, they fight about who gets to have it.


Share, big bear, share! / by Maureen Wright ; illustrated by Will Hillenbrand.

Share, big bear, share! /  by Maureen Wright ; illustrated by Will Hillenbrand.
Big bear has a pail of berries that his friends would like him to share. He doesn't pay attention well, so each time the tree tells him to share he does something different.


Shine! / story by Patrick McDonnell ; art by Naoko Stoop.

Shine! /  story by Patrick McDonnell ; art by Naoko Stoop.
A starfish named Little Hoshi struggles to find happiness in her underwater ocean world and wishes she could be a star in the sky, but with the help of her ocean friends, she discovers the shine within--


Curious George plays soccer / Margaret and H.A. Rey ; written by Monica Perez ; illustrated in the style of H. A. Rey by Anna Grossnickle Hines.

Curious George plays soccer /  Margaret and H.A. Rey ; written by Monica Perez ; illustrated in the style of H. A. Rey by Anna Grossnickle Hines.
After accidentally ruining his friend's soccer game, Curious George enrolls in a soccer camp where he learns about the rules of the game and makes some mischief for the team.


Deep in the woods : a folk tale / Christopher Corr.

Deep in the woods : a folk tale / Christopher Corr.
A retelling of the traditional Russian folk tale in which a little mouse makes a perfect home in the woods. One by one other animals are welcomed to share the home until the little house is full. All the animals live happily together until the day a bear wants to squeeze in too.


Shorty & Clem / Michael Slack.

Shorty & Clem /  Michael Slack.
Meet Shorty & Clem! Shorty is a really short dinosaur. A shortysaurus, to be exact. Clem is a blue quail. A quail is some kind of bird. While Clem is out, a package arrives at the door with his name on it. Shorty gets super excited and finds the box irresistible. What's inside? A race car&trampoline&bongos&monkeys? He REALLY wants to open it but, he knows that it's Clem's. Should he open the box? Of course not! Instead, he jumps on it like a trampolineTHUMP!and bangs on it like a drumBOOM BADA BOOM!until he finally opens it. That's when Clem comes home. Shorty is sure he's done something terrible, but Clem proves to him that best friends are the best surprises of all.


Wonderful you : an adoption story / by Lauren McLaughlin, illustrated by Meilo So.

Wonderful you : an adoption story / by Lauren McLaughlin, illustrated by Meilo So.
Adoptive parents promise to fill their new baby girl's life with love, security, and adventure.


Hand over hand / by Alma Fullerton ; illustrated by Renné Benoit.

Hand over hand /  by Alma Fullerton ; illustrated by Renné Benoit.


Holly's day at the pool / concept and pictures by Benson Shum ; words by Carol Arrow.

Holly's day at the pool /  concept and pictures by Benson Shum ; words by Carol Arrow.
Holly the hippo is fearful about going to the pool with her father and sister, but when Dottie's toy pig sinks to the bottom, Holly comes to the rescue.


Kings of the castle / Victoria Turnbull.

Kings of the castle /  Victoria Turnbull.
George wants to build a sand castle that would turn any monster green, but when he meets the strangest creature he has ever seen, the night takes an unexpected turn.


Sea Monkey & Bob / Aaron Reynolds ; illustrated by Debbie Ridpath Ohi.

Sea Monkey & Bob /  Aaron Reynolds ; illustrated by Debbie Ridpath Ohi.
A seamonkey who is afraid of sinking and a pufferfish afraid of floating to the surface conquer their fears by sticking together.


Moo moo in a tutu / by Tim Miller.

Moo moo in a tutu /  by Tim Miller.
A cow who wants to be a ballerina? Are you for real? This is a hilarious, one-of-a-kind friendship story between an adventurous cow and a very loyal duck that will have you quacking up all the way through and applauding for more.


Shawn loves sharks / Curtis Manley ; pictures by Tracy Subisak.

Shawn loves sharks /  Curtis Manley ; pictures by Tracy Subisak.
Shawn loves sharks with all his heart, so when his nemisis, Stacy, is assigned sharks for the big class project, Shawn is not happy--


The cat book / Silvia Borando.

The cat book /  Silvia Borando.
Say hello to your new cat. You can tickle his chin and hear him purr. But wait - was that a raindrop? Don't let him get wet! -- Page 4 of cover.


The dog book / Lorenzo Clerici

The dog book /  Lorenzo Clerici
Say hello to your new dog. You can rub his belly and teach him to play fetch. Uh-oh! Where's he been? What a muddy mess! -- Page [4] of cover.


The treasure box / Margaret Wild ; illustrated by Freya Blackwood.

The treasure box /  Margaret Wild ; illustrated by Freya Blackwood.
When war forces people to flee their homes, young refugee Peter carries a cherished family possession throughout a difficult period of survival before reflecting on its importance years later.


The thing Lou couldn't do / written and illustrated by Ashley Spires.

The thing Lou couldn't do /  written and illustrated by Ashley Spires.


Different? Same! / written by Heather Tekavec ; illustrated by Pippa Curnick.

Different? Same! /  written by Heather Tekavec ; illustrated by Pippa Curnick.


Daddy cuddle / written by Kate Mayes ; illustrated by Sara Acton.

Daddy cuddle /  written by Kate Mayes ; illustrated by Sara Acton.
Young bunny rises early and is eager to start the day, but will Daddy ever wake up?--


Hug me, please! / Przemyslaw Wechterowicz ; [illustrations], Emilia Dziubak.

Hug me, please! /  Przemyslaw Wechterowicz ; [illustrations], Emilia Dziubak.
While on a walk through the forest, Daddy Bear and Little Bear decide it would be nice to give hugs to all the other animals they meet.


If my love were a fire truck : a daddy's love song / by Luke Reynolds ; illustrated by Jeff Mack.

If my love were a fire truck : a daddy's love song / by Luke Reynolds ; illustrated by Jeff Mack.
A rhyming celebration of the love between a father and son--


You and me, me and you / Miguel Tanco.

You and me, me and you /  Miguel Tanco.
The wonder of being a dad is on display in this touching tribute to fathers. After all, the connection between a father and child yields a lifetime of learning and love. In You and Me, Me and You, that special bond is honored through poignant, tenderly rendered illustrated vignettes: a father and son walk together, discuss life amid a city's bustle, play, and, perhaps most profoundly, grow, side by side. Bright pops of Pantone yellow infuse each spread with joy, and a cloth spine adds an irresistible specialness. At once a treasured Father's Day gift and a year-round I love you, parents and children will delight in this celebration of a supremely meaningful relationship.--


Welcome to Bear Country / Mike Berenstain.

Welcome to Bear Country /  Mike Berenstain.
Take a tour of Bear Country with the Berenstain Bears as they show Cousin Tex around all the wonderful sights in this bargain-priced paperback storybook. They visit everything from Bear Town, museums, caves, and even Bear Country's most prized highlightthe Old Honey Tree!--


A river / by Marc Martin.

A river /  by Marc Martin.
Gazing at the river outside her window, a child imagines all the places the river could take her from the city all the way to the ocean, and dreams of all that she would see.


Five little ducks / by James Dean.

Five little ducks /  by James Dean.
Sing along with Pete the Cat in his groovy adaptation of the classic children's song Five Little Ducks.--Page 4 of cover.


Fruits in suits / Jared Chapman.

Fruits in suits /  Jared Chapman.
Different types of fruits going to the pool look at some of the different types of suits a fruit can wear.


If I were a kangaroo : a bedtime tale / by Mylisa Larsen ; illustrated by Anna Raff.

If I were a kangaroo : a bedtime tale / by Mylisa Larsen ; illustrated by Anna Raff.
This bedtime book envisions the bedtime rituals of different animals.


Splatypus / by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen ; illustrated by Jackie Urbanovic.

Splatypus /  by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen ; illustrated by Jackie Urbanovic.
Lonely Platypus tries looking for animals to play with, but he cannot find where he belongs until he happens upon the seashore.


I like, I don't like / written by Anna Baccelliere ; illustrated by Ale+Ale.

I like, I don't like /  written by Anna Baccelliere ; illustrated by Ale+Ale.
Children have different reactions to the same object due to their circumstances--


Bloom / Deborah Diesen ; pictures by Mary Lundquist.

Bloom /  Deborah Diesen ; pictures by Mary Lundquist.
A mother and child plant flower bulbs in the fall, wait through the winter, and see them bloom in the spring.


Why did the farmer cross the road? / written by Brooke Herter James ; illustrated by Mike Herrod.

Why did the farmer cross the road? /  written by Brooke Herter James ; illustrated by Mike Herrod.
While Donkey tries to convince Farmer that all the other animals have left the farm, chickens, goats, and even a cow are enjoying rides and contests at a fair.


The Nuts : keep rolling! / by Eric Litwin ; illustrated by Scott Magoon.

The Nuts : keep rolling! / by Eric Litwin ; illustrated by Scott Magoon.
Hazel and Wally want to be big and tall so they start rolling, picking up mud and goo that makes them seem bigger but leads to a series of problems they can avoid only if they keep rolling.


The blue hour / by Isabelle Simler.

The blue hour /  by Isabelle Simler.
Animals, birds, and even flowers of blue hues color their landscapes, from the Arctic to the jungle, as they enjoy a moment of peace in the hour between day and night.


My kicks : a sneaker story! / words by Susan Verde ; pictures by Katie Kath.

My kicks : a sneaker story! / words by Susan Verde ; pictures by Katie Kath.
Unable to convince his mother that his torn, stained, and smelly sneakers are irreplaceable, a young boy realizes that new sneakers have advantages, too.


Adventures in Asian art : an afternoon at the museum / by Sue DiCicco with Deborah Clearwaters and the Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture.

Adventures in Asian art : an afternoon at the museum / by Sue DiCicco with Deborah Clearwaters and the Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture.
Follow three kids as they take an imaginative tour of Asian art through examples found in the Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco. As the kids wander from exhibit to exhibit, they picture themselves in another time and place as they explore textiles, ceramics, statues, armor, and more. Along the way, they learn a little bit about the cultures, beliefs, and daily life that resulted in these wonderful works of art.


Mapping my day / by Julie Dillemuth, PhD ; illustrated by Laura Wood.

A little girl loves drawing maps -- of her buried treasure, the breakfast table, the route to school, and more -- taking the reader on a journey through her day; a story told in maps. This book inspires readers to create their own maps and diagrams, gaining practice in making drawings with meaningful spatial relationships. Includes note to parents and mapping activities--


The giant jumperee / written by Julia Donaldson ; illustrated by Helen Oxenbury.

The giant jumperee /  written by Julia Donaldson ; illustrated by Helen Oxenbury.
A baby frog scares the other animals.


Rulers of the playground / Joseph Kuefler.

Rulers of the playground /  Joseph Kuefler.
One morning, Jonah decided to become ruler of the playground. Everyone agreed to obey his rules to play in King Jonah's kingdom . . . Everyone except for Lennox . . . because she wanted to rule the playground, too. A gloriously rendered, hilariously deadpan tale of playground politics.


Rosie and Crayon / Deborah Marcero.

Rosie and Crayon /  Deborah Marcero.


Ellie in concert / by Mike Wu.

Ellie in concert /  by Mike Wu.
Since Ellie the elephant saved her home with her wonderful paintings, the zoo is back in business and the animals are more energetic than ever. All except for Lucy the giraffe, who hasn't been able to sleep with all the noise. Determined to help her friend, Ellie tries to tone down the ruckus and organize the animals into an orchestra--


The book of mistakes / Corinna Luyken.

The book of mistakes /  Corinna Luyken.
As an artist creatively incorporates her slipups into a drawing, readers see the ways in which 'mistakes' can provide inspiration and opportunity, and reveal that both the art and artist are works-in-progress--


A horse named Steve / written and illustrated by Kelly Collier.

A horse named Steve /  written and illustrated by Kelly Collier.
Steve is a fine horse, begins Kelly Collier s clever picture book. But he thinks he could be finer. He wants to be EXCEPTIONAL. When Steve finds a beautiful gold horn lying on the ground in the forest, he realizes he has found his path to the exceptional! He immediately ties the horn to the top of his head and prances off to show his friends. Not everyone is impressed, but most of his friends agree Steve and his horn are indeed exceptional. In fact, many of his friends are so inspired, they decide to tie items to the tops of their heads as well. So when Steve discovers his horn has suddenly gone missing, he s devastated and frantically searches everywhere to find it. He won t be exceptional without his horn! Or will he?--


Kitchen disco / written by Clare Foges ; illustrated by Al Murphy.

Kitchen disco /  written by Clare Foges ; illustrated by Al Murphy.


Mr. Postmouse takes a trip / written and illustrated by Marianne Dubuc.

Mr. Postmouse takes a trip /  written and illustrated by Marianne Dubuc.
The post office is closed, and that means it's time for Mr. Postmouse and his family to take a vacation. Of course, he'll need to bring along a few parcels -- a postmouse's rounds are never done! -- as he and Mrs. Mouse, Milo, Lulu and Pip set off on an around-the-world tour. Doing whatever it takes to reach their destinations (including traveling by hot-air balloon, cruise ship and camel!), the intrepid mouse family treks from the forest to the sea, the desert to the ice field, finding adventure, new discoveries and animal friends at every far-flung stop. And all along the way, Mr. Postmouse never misses a delivery!--


You are three / Sara O'Leary ; artwork by Karen Klassen.

You are three /  Sara O'Leary ; artwork by Karen Klassen.
So much changes in the third year of life! This charming read-aloud-the final in the You Are series-touches on the remarkable milestones in a baby's third year, giving a whimsical and imaginative look at the many discoveries and achievements toddlers experience. From playing make-believe to their saying their ABCs to chatting up a storm, You Are Three takes the reader on a delightful journey of exploration.--


When I grow up, I want to be myself / written by A. Cole ; illustrated by Lea Embeli.

When I grow up, I want to be myself /  written by A. Cole ; illustrated by Lea Embeli.


Find Mom's wok / written by Hung Hee Kim ; illustrated by Jung Ah Noh.

Find Mom's wok /  written by Hung Hee Kim ; illustrated by Jung Ah Noh.
Shao Ming is given the responsibility of bring her mother's favorite wok to her uncle's house for a feast. Along the way, she stops to watch a dragon festival dance--and soon realizes that she has lost the wok. Includes information about China and its cuisine.


 

 

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