HV Library Board Books 2022

What board books published in 2022 did the Happy Valley Library add to their collection? All of these!

Updated December 28, 2022
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You Are Getting Sleepy
Alexander, Lori/ Mikai, Monica (ILT)
Paper Book
Lull your little one to sleep with this adorable bedtime board book, about a wide-awake baby who does not want to go to sleep! Tick-tock, peek at the clock. It's time to sleep, sweet baby. First a bath to soak...relax. Are you getting sleepy?<...
Where's the fire truck?
Arrhenius, Ingela P.
Paper Book
Five beautifully illustrated spreads show a series of vehicles that include a police car, an ambulance, a helicopter, and a fire truck all hiding behind bright felt flaps. With a mirror on the final page, this is the perfect book to share with very little ones.
The very hungry caterpillar's first spring
Carle, Eric
Paper Book
There are so many ways to spend a bright spring day. Join The Very Hungry Caterpillar and explore everything the season has to offer! Celebrate spring with The Very Hungry Caterpillar and his friends in this exploration of the season. Young readers can learn all about seasonal...
Noodles, please!
Chepusova, Cheryl Yau
Paper Book
An alphabetical collection of noodle dishes from 19 countries around the globe, complete with vibrant illustrations, tasty descriptions, country of origin, and name in each native language. "Celebrating the versatility, popularity, and ubiquity of noodles, this board book...
Tow truck driver
Davies, Benji
Paper Book
Bizzy Bear is ready to drive his tow truck and help those in broken-down cars in this novelty board book full of tabs to slide, push, and pull. Watch Bizzy Bear check the engine, hitch up the car, and take the rabbit family safely home. Perfect for little ones who love to lend a helping hand to...
On Baba's back
Dubuc, Marianne
Paper Book
Baby koala Koko takes his first step toward independence in this endearing board book made for reading together. Koko and Baba are a very close koala family, so close that Koko does everything on Baba's back--eats, plays, you name it! Until one day, when Koko wants to do...
Ollie's hug
Dunrea, Olivier
Paper Book
When Ollie is in a grumpy mood and nothing feels right, a hug from a friend does the trick! The perfect board book for little kids with big feelings. Ollie is feeling down, and his friends try to cheer him up with different acts of kindness. But what does the little gosling...
I am well : mind, body, healthy habits
Edwards, Lisa (Author and yoga teacher)
Paper Book
Yoga has many benefits as an ancient Indian mind-and-body practice, and it's never too early to start your little one! I Am Well introduces little yogis to the principles of Ayurveda--the holistic mind-and-body system developed millennia ago in India. Each spread shares a...
Little Pumpkin
Edwards, Lisa/ Kalindi, Kat (ILT)
Paper Book
Follow Little Pumpkin as she and Big Pumpkin prepare for a fun night with their fall friends! With gentle, rhyming text, Little Pumpkin is perfect for the smallest readers to celebrate fall. While exploring the love between a parent and child, this board book is an...
I'm a little pumpkin
Eliot, Hannah
Paper Book
The classic children's song "I'm a Little Teapot" gets a delightful autumn twist in this charming board book. I'm a little pumpkin, yes I am. Here are my green leaves. Here is my stem! Meet adorable pumpkins and animal...
Baby's first Holi
Fačy, Bernard
Paper Book
An early learning board book that takes a very first look at the Indian festival of colors, Holi, perfect for storytime with little ones.  This classic first picture book for babies and toddlers has simple language and engaging, real-life photos that bring the joy and...
Bloom
Forman, Ruth
Paper Book
From the author of Curls and Glow comes a joyfully poetic board book that delivers an ode to African American girls as naturally beautiful in our human garden. those girls bloom these do too we bloom like flowers how...
Spaceblock
Franceschelli, Christopher
Paper Book
3 . . . 2 . . . 1 . . . Blast off! In this follow-up to Alphablock, Countablock, Dinoblock, Cityblock, Buildablock, Farmblock, Loveblock, and Sharkblock, readers will experience the historic moon landing, learn about what modern astronauts do...
Mommy's love
Galkina, Anastasiya
Paper Book
As time goes by, you should know: Mommy's love will only grow. This tender poem reinforces the message that no matter a child's strengths or weaknesses, whether they succeed or fail, Mommy's love never falters. With adorable art showcasing a variety of...
I'm the boss!
Gravel, Elise
Paper Book
I WANT TO BE THE BOSS! Readers of all ages (but mostly the little ones) will understand how this tiny monster feels. For once in their life, this small beast wants to get everything it wants, right here, RIGHT NOW! While the grown-up monster can't give them a plane they can fly or a cake...
The monsters on the broom
Guertin, Annemarie Riley
Paper Book
In this Halloween-themed shaped board book, the monsters on the broom fly "round and round" all through the town to the tune of "The Wheels on the Bus!" Spooky Halloween creatures climb on a broom for an exciting flight. From witches who cackle "hee hee hee" to ghosts who wail...
I'm thinking of a farm animal
Guillain, Adam
Paper Book
Each child is thinking of a farm animal. Read the clues, make a guess, and pull the slider to reveal the animal hiding in the illustrated scene! Each child is thinking of a farm animal. What do the animals look like? What noises do they make? Read the clues, make a guess, and...
I'm thinking of a jungle animal
Guillain, Adam
Paper Book
Each child is thinking of a jungle animal. Read the clues, make a guess, and pull the slider to reveal the animal hiding in the illustrated scene! Each child is thinking of a jungle animal. What do the animals look like? What noises do they make? Read the clues, make a guess, and...
100 things that make me happy
Hastings, Ximena
Paper Book
A new generation of children love Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood, inspired by the classic series Mister Rogers' Neighborhood! Daniel Tiger is celebrating one hundred things that make him happy in this book with a padded cover and sturdy cardstock pages perfect for...
Autumn leaves fall
Hendricks, Amber
Paper Book
Take babies and toddlers on an active, rhyming jaunt through changing seasons and falling leaves in this sweet board book. Fuzzy squirrels, sly foxes, and little bunnies romp through the forest as the trees' leaves change from summery greens to amber fall colors and...
Wildflowers grow
Hendricks, Amber
Paper Book
Take babies and toddlers on an active, rhyming jaunt through changing seasons and blooming flowers in this sweet board book. Underground, seeds sleep until spring. Rain comes, seeds sprout, and flowers burst into bloom!   This board...
Hello, farm!
Hepworth, Amelia
Paper Book
Babies can see black-and-white images from birth, and this captivating series has been specially designed to delight even the youngest readers. Babies will love to experience the appealing, high-contrast black-and-white images in this engaging board book. With a tactile die-cut...
Hello, world!
Hepworth, Amelia
Paper Book
Babies can see black-and-white images from birth, and this captivating series has been specially designed to delight even the youngest readers. Babies will love to experience the appealing, high-contrast black-and-white images in this engaging board book. With a tactile die...
Every bunny dance now!
Holub, Joan
Paper Book
Join the bunny dance party, in this whimsical board book with touch-and-feel on every page!Give your fuzzy tail a wiggle, twitch your bunny nose and giggle! Join this bunny dance party and celebrate springtime. Little ones won't be able to resist the eye-catching, tactile, hands-on touch-and...
Sumo Shapes
Ishida, Sanae
Paper Book
Perfect for early learning, this fun board book in the Little Sumo series, from the creator of the Little Kunoichi series, features sumo wrestlers that introduce children to different shapes, and shares elements of Japanese culture that will enrich readers of all ages. Take a...
Bear Can't Sleep
Karma Wilson
Paper Book
Winter has arrived and Bear is having a hard time falling asleep! Luckily, his friends are here to help in this cozy Classic Board Book! It's winter and deep in the forest, Bear should be fast asleep. But when his friends come by to check on him, they realize that Bear is still...
Leo, Rise and Shine!
McQuinn, Anna.
Paper Book
Leo, Lola's little brother from Leo Loves Mommy and Leo Loves Daddy, is back in a new good-morning story that wakes his whole body up! Perfect for establishing morning routines, this sweet companion to Leo, Sleep Tight! and spin-off of the best-selling Lola...
Leo, Sleep Tight!
McQuinn, Anna.
Paper Book
Leo, Lola's little brother from Leo Loves Mommy and Leo Loves Daddy, is back in a new bedtime story that helps him to relax using all five senses! Perfect for establishing nighttime routines, this sweet companion to Leo, Rise and Shine! and spin-off of the...
Grab your pillow, armadillo a silly book of fun goodnights
Meyers, Kevin
Paper Book
Get your blankie and snuggle up for a bedtime story of fun animal rhymes and colorful lift-the-flap illustrations with 10 charming ways of saying sweet dreams as you tuck in your little one for the night. 2022 BRONZE Winner for Picture Books, Foreword INDIES Book of the Year...
Let's Play, Little Rabbit
Mühle, Jörg.
Paper Book
From the author of the worldwide bestseller Tickle My Ears comes an interactive board book that will have toddlers, adults and rabbits all playing together. Join Little Rabbit, playing all the games toddlers love in this new fun and surprising board book in the internationally bestselling...
Where's the Doctor?
Nosy Crow
Paper Book
Five beautifully illustrated spreads show a series of people you might see in a hospital that include a nurse, a paramedic, an orderly, and a doctor all hiding behind bright felt flaps. With a mirror on the final page, this is the perfect book to share with very little ones.
Where's the Digger?
Nosy Crow (COR)/ Arrhenius, Ingela P. (ILT)
Paper Book
Five beautifully illustrated spreads show a series of vehicles you might see on a construction site, including a bulldozer, a mixer, a dump truck, and a digger, all hiding behind bright felt flaps. With a mirror on the final page, this is the perfect book to share with very little ones.
Eat Together
Ordonez, Miguel.
Paper Book
The geometry of food is explored in New York Times bestselling illustrator Miguel Ord nez's newest board book on shapes! Various parts of a meal are formed one by one, piece by piece, in this visual play on the interaction between shapes. If just three simple shapes can...
Hello, bee
Otter, Isabel
Paper Book
Join Bee on a trip through the meadow in search of the hive in this interactive adventure, filled with touch-and-feel textures, lift-the-flaps, and peek-through holes! Little ones will love to join Bee on an adventure through the meadow in search of the beehive. Bee sees some...
Hello, frog
Otter, Isabel
Paper Book
Join Frog on a trip around the pond and through the rainforest, filled with touch-and-feel textures, lift-the-flaps, and peek-through holes! Little ones will love to join Frog on an exciting adventure around the pond and through the rainforest. Frog is sitting on a lily pad in...
Countdown to Halloween
Paprocki, Greg
Paper Book
Brimming with Halloween excitement, each spread of this charming primer invites toddlers to find and count objects hidden in just-spooky-enough scenes of fall fun. Halloween is coming! Toddlers learn to count down from 10 by finding objects hidden throughout these...
Baby Shark: Good Night, Baby Shark!
Pinkfong
Paper Book
Based on the global phenomenon, this official Pinkfong Baby Shark book is perfect for sharing with the Baby Shark fan in your life! It's bedtime for Baby Shark . . . but he isn't very sleepy! In Goodnight, Baby Shark, the whole shark family comes together to help their...
Peek-a-you!
Pinkney, Andrea Davis
Paper Book
Playing peekaboo is more fun than ever with this rhythmic, whimsical board book from New York Times bestselling and award-winning duo Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney! Peek-a-you, peek-a-you, can you see? Here's the pretty brown face of me? ...
Touch your nose!
Pixton, Amy.
Paper Book
Wiggle your toes, kick your feet, and touch your nose in this sweet book that is indestructible. Teach little readers about their bodies in this high-color high-contrast book with black and white patterns and bold colors that help baby focus in their early stages....
I'm still up!
Portis, Antoinette
Paper Book
"A masterclass on how to create the ideal board book. It really is." -Betsy Bird, A Fuse #8 Production (SLJ Blog) A soothing and humorous bedtime story with a baby who is still up! This is the ideal board book for baby to read before lying down to sleep.<...
The every baby book
Preston-Gannon, Frann
Paper Book
The Every Baby Book is a cute, inclusive board book celebrating the things that families of all kinds share--and the love at the heart of each one. Every baby's day is different, but lots of first experiences are shared, too. The youngest reader will...
Calm
Roberts, Jillian
Paper Book
"When little people are overwhelmed by big emotions, it's our job to share our calm, not to join their chaos." --L.R. Knost This soothing board book by child psychologist, professor and author Dr. Jillian Roberts was written to remind us that the little people in our lives need us to be...
Spencer on the farm
Romo, Michelle
Paper Book
Let's go to the farm, Spencer! Spencer the cat is back in a board book shaped just like him. Here Spencer visits a farm, where he picks vegetables, pets animals, and watches Farmer Maddie ride a tractor. What a beautiful day on the farm for Spencer and his whole...
Richard scarry's 100 first words
Scarry, Richard
Paper Book
This Richard Scarry board book introduces babies and toddlers ages zero to three to Busytown friends Lowly Worm and Huckle Cat as well as 100 essential first words! This super-sturdy casebound board book introduces babies and toddlers ages zero to three to 100 essential first...
Little Bear, Baby Bear
Schneider, Marine.
Paper Book
Author-illustrator Marine's Schneider's picture book Little Bear, Baby Bear is the companion to Big Bear, Little Bear, which School Library Journal praised as "an ideal book for baby story hours." Little Bear has a brand-new baby sibling in this...
Adurable: This Pup Is Stuck!
Shea, Bob
Paper Book
These cute pups are in big trucks and ready to dig! Book two of this original board book series is perfect for toddlers with big building dreams. Dig Doug, Puddles, and Cheddar are ready for a big day at puppy school. Today they have an extra big project-using their construction...
Little pups in big trucks
Shea, Bob
Paper Book
Introducing an irresistible new board book series filled with cute pups, big construction trucks, and laugh-out-loud humor! It's the first day of puppy school and Dig Doug, Puddles, and Cheddar can't wait to start digging, building, and loading in their trucks. But when their...
Little seed
Shum, Benson
Paper Book
Meet a little seed with a very big heart in this imaginative board book about how to hug and love our very big world. Little Seed has a very big wish: figure out how to hug the whole world. So with a loving nudge from Mama Earth, Little Seed sets out on an adventure...
Baby loves photosynthesis on St. Patrick's Day
Spiro, Ruth
Paper Book
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a big, brainy STEM board book. Satisfy your baby's growing curiosity of their world, with the science behind it! On St. Patrick's Day, Baby learns why plants like clovers are green- photosynthesis! Accurate enough to satisfy an expert, yet simple...
Me and my mama
Weatherford, Carole Boston
Paper Book
A celebration of family love from beloved children's author Carole Boston Weatherford, this beautiful rhyming board book filled with many of the adorable reasons children love their mom, and reminds little ones how much mom loves them! With rhyming text, a young child reflects on their mom and...
How do dinosaurs go to school?
Yolen, Jane
Paper Book
It's time for school, dinosaurs! A laugh-out-loud prehistoric school adventure from award-winning team Jane Yolen and Mark Teague. Join everyone's favorite dinosaurs as they ride the bus, read their favorite books, and play with their friends. Playful text and hilarious...
How Do Dinosaurs Say I'm Mad?
Yolen, Jane/ Teague, Mark (ILT)
Paper Book
R-O-A-R! What happens when little dinosaurs get mad, mad, MAD? And how do they take a deep breath and calm down? When little dinosaurs get angry, they sometimes misbehave. Readers will laugh aloud and relate to all the dinosaur-sized antics, from stomping and yelling to tantrums and...
Baby's here!
Young, Jessica
Paper Book
Tickle, rock, cuddle, and kiss the babies in this interactive board book! Rhyming text and sweet illustrations are perfect for toddlers and newly minted big brothers and sisters celebrating the arrival of a new baby. Baby's Here! is a sweet interactive board book with a...

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