Picture Books

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Updated November 22, 2023
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Carzoo, Breanna
Meet Greenlight! Greenlight has an important job to do, but every time it's her turn to shine . . . everyone drives away! The cars stop for Redlight and slow for Yellowlight, so why do they leave Greenlight all alone? When Greenlight decides to stop shining altogether, will she be...
A spectacular time-lapse portrait of humankind--and our impact on the natural world--from a Caldecott Honor-winning master of the wordless form In an alternate past--or possible future--a mighty tree stands on the banks of a winding river, bearing silent witness to the flow of...
In the night garden
Berger, Carin
A gentle, collage-illustrated bedtime read about the often mysterious and always beautiful experiences to be found in night-time spaces. In the night garden fireflies look like fallen stars. Moonflowers unfurl and release their intoxicating perfume.
The red jacket
Holt, Bob
Perfect for fans of Jory John and Pete Oswald's The Bad Seed and Jon Klassen's I Want My Hat Back! Bob loves his red jacket. The red jacket makes him feel swanky cool. The red jacket makes other seagulls notice him and even speak to him. But when a wave...
If I was a horse
Blackall, Sophie
INSTANT NATIONAL BESTSELLER!​ In her funniest book yet, two-time Caldecott Medalist Sophie Blackall captures the astonishing spectacle of a child imagining life as a horse. And with a book jacket adorned with glitter, this romp really sparkles! ...
Harrison, Vashti
A New York Times bestseller! A National Book Award finalist! This deeply moving story shares valuable lessons about fitting in, standing out, and the beauty of joyful acceptance, from a New York Times bestselling and award-winning creator.
Our pool
Cummins, Lucy Ruth
On a hot day, people come from all over the city to spend the day at the pool in this joyful picture book that's a love song to summer, the city, community, and staying cool! Today is a pool day in the city! The sun is shining, so what are you waiting for? Friends and family....
At the start of things, the elders say, the universe was hushed and still. The moon alone shone bright and round in the star-speckled dark of the sky. David Álvarez is one of the most extraordinary artists working today. His...
I made these ants some underpants!
Wilder, Derick
The creative team behind Does a Bulldozer Have a Butt? returns with a raucous tale of radical generosity--and custom undies! What's a kid to do when given a day-of-the-week underwear set--wear Monday's undies on Monday, Tuesday's undies on...
Woo hoo! You're doing great!
Boynton, Sandra
A New York Times bestseller! Beloved author Sandra Boynton--and a very exuberant chicken!--have an important message to share in this inspiring and highly giftable all-ages picture book for every life milestone.   Whether you are learning to skate, baking...
A day in the sun
Ejaita, Diana
A stunning celebration of our Sun and the universal ways in which it connects each of us, all around the world. No matter who you are or where you live, the Sun graces us all. It wakes us up, lights our breakfast tables, warms our play, lifts our moods, grows our food, and gives...
OH BAD DAY! A hilariously dramatic series of odes to the little bumps in our days, perfect for any kid dealing with a not-so-good day. Oh Too Much Milk in My Cereal! Soggy, squishy! Boggy, mushy! You turned...
Award-winning creators Mac Barnett and Christian Robinson tap deep into childhood curiosity with a mind-tickling ode to the open-ended. Not all questions have answers. Some have more than one answer. And others have endless answers, unfolding out to the edges of the world. In...
Frank takes the lead in tracking down a very smelly creature as our favorite culinary odd couple embark on their funniest adventure yet. Frank has a book, a map, and a plan to find the Stinky Feet Monster. Bean has new boots, a new hat, and a drum, and is ready to rock--BOOM,...
Every family has its special aunt: the cool aunt, the wacky aunt, the scary aunt. But this family has ALL THE AUNTS.    Shhh, listen. Do you hear that? Oh no. Oh dear. Oh . . . my . . . godmother.   ...
The masjid Kamal loves
Franklin, Ashley
From the author of Not Quite Snow White comes a story about a young Muslim boy celebrating the many reasons he loves going to his local masjid in this jubilant and playful picture book perfect for fans of Mommy's Khimar and Abdul's Story. Friday is Kamal's...
Summer is for cousins
LaRocca, Rajani
Summer is for cousins. Mom and Dad, Two uncles, two aunties, Thatha and Pati, Seven cousins, All of us are together.
The song that called them home
Robertson, David
From the award-winning author of On the Trapline comes a cinematic fantasy-adventure story inspired by Indigenous legends. One summer day, Lauren and her little brother, James, go on a trip to the land with their Moshom (grandfather). After they've arrived, the children...
When you can swim
Wong, Jack
Winner of the Boston Globe-Horn Book Picture Book Award A reverent celebration of learning to swim among a diverse cast of children and families who each experience the mysterious joys of water in nature. In this exploration of what it truly means to swim, expansive...

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