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New Children's Picture Books

I Am A Story by Dan Yaccarino

i am a story

Author-illustrator Dan Yaccarino presents a powerful picture book that celebrates storytelling from the past to the present and beyond. From cave drawings to the invention of the printing press to our digital age, discover how a story has been told in many different ways from the past to today. It's always been around, making us happy, sad, excited, or scared and bringing people together. With simple text and delightful illustrations, Dan Yaccarino reminds us of the power of story.

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Anywhere Farm by Phyllis Root

anywhere farm

All it takes for an anywhere farm is one farmer, plus soil and sunshine, some water, and a seed.

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The Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors by Drew Daywalt

legend of rock paper scissors

You've played the game. Now read the legend of how it all began ... Long ago, in an ancient and distant realm called the Kingdom of Backyard, there lived a warrior named ROCK. Meanwhile in the Empire of Mom's Home Office, a second great warrior sought the glory of battle. And his name was PAPER. At the same time, in the Kitchen Realm, in the tiny village of Junk Drawer, lived a third warrior. They called her SCISSORS. These three were the strongest, smartest, and fastest in all the land.

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Betty Goes Bananas by Steve Antony

betty goes bananas

Betty the gorilla gets very upset when she is unable to peel her banana, and every effort Mr. Toucan makes to help her only seems to make things worse.

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Green Pants by Kenneth Kraegel

green pants

Jameson refuses to wear pants that are not green, until he has to choose between wearing his green pants and wearing a tuxedo with black pants so that he can be in his cousin's wedding.

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How To Find a Fox by Nilah Magruder

how to find a fox

Equipped with a camera and determination, an adventurous little girl tries to track down an elusive red fox, which proves more difficult than she thought

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Olivia The Spy by Ian Falconer

olivia the spy

Listening in on her mother's conversations hoping to discover the secret plan for her upcoming birthday, Olivia instead hears her mother talking about her poor behavior and becomes concerned she'll be sent to military school.

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Time-out for Sophie by Rosemary Wells

time out for sophie

Although Sophie wants to be helpful and good, sometimes she ignores her mother, father, and grandmother and must have a time-out.

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The Friend Ship by Kat Yeh

friend ship

A lonely hedgehog sets out on an adventure to find friendship.

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Goodnight, Numbers! by Danica McKellar

goodnight numbers

Illustrations and simple text help the reader understand the numbers one to ten and recognize them as they appear all around us, especially at bedtime. Includes note to parents.

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Lost and found cat : the true story of Kunkush's incredible journey by Doug Kuntz and Amy Shrodes

lost and found cat

When an Iraqi family is forced to flee their home, they can't bear to leave their beloved cat, Kunkush, behind. So they carry him with them from Iraq to Greece, keeping their secret passenger hidden away. But during the crowded boat crossing to Greece, his carrier breaks and the frightened cat runs from the chaos. In one moment, he is gone.

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Bird, Balloon, Bear by Il Sung Na

bird balloon bear

A shy bird wants to become friends with a bear, but the bear already has a friend--a big, red balloon.

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