New & Notable Picture Books

Goodnight Racism Cover Image
By Ibram X. Kendi, Cbabi Bayoc (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593110515
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Published: Kokila - June 14th, 2022

National Book Award–winning and New York Times bestselling author Ibram X. Kendi (How to Be an Antiracist, Antiracist Baby) returns with a new picture book that serves as a modern bedtime classic.


My First Book of Tattoos (My Cool Family) Cover Image
By Robyn Wall, Lydia Nichols (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780593481950
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Published: Doubleday Books for Young Readers - May 24th, 2022

A super-stylish board book for babies and toddlers from a tattooed family!

Rosey tats, pose-y tats, tickle little toes-y tats! Tattoos are everywhere! And now these creative, unique, inked-up families are right here in a funny and hip board book. 


The World Belonged to Us Cover Image
By Jacqueline Woodson, Leo Espinosa (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399545498
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - May 10th, 2022

Two children’s book superstars—#1 New York Times bestseller Jacqueline Woodson, the author of The Day You Begin, and Leo Espinosa, the illustrator of Islandborn­—join forces to celebrate the joy and freedom of summer in the city, which is gloriously captured in their rhythmic text and lively art.


It's a Sign! (Elephant & Piggie Like Reading!) Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781368075848
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Published: Hyperion Books for Children - May 10th, 2022

One, Two, Kat, and Four are starting a club, and every member is good at something! Except naming clubs.


If only there were some kind of sign about what their club should be called!


Superworm Cover Image
By Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338827255
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - May 3rd, 2022

From the creators of The Gruffalo and Room on the Broom, a super adventure with a wriggly, squiggly hero you'll never forget.

Toad in trouble? Beetle in a jam? Never fear -- Superworm is here!


Book of Questions Cover Image
By Pablo Neruda, Paloma Valdivia (Illustrator), Sara Lissa Paulson (Translator)
$22.95
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ISBN: 9781592703227
Published: Enchanted Lion Books - April 26th, 2022

Where is the center of the sea? Why do the waves never break there? A book containing unanswerable, fantastical questions, inviting us to be curious, while simultaneously embracing what we cannot know.



This Book Is Not for You! Cover Image
By Shannon Hale, Tracy Subisak (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781984816856
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Published: Dial Books - April 19th, 2022

From New York Times bestselling and Newbery Honor–winning author Shannon Hale and award-winning illustrator Tracy Subisak, comes a zany picture book that pokes fun at overly gendered notions of "boy books" and "girl books" and celebrates the pleasure of a good book.


You Know, Sex: Bodies, Gender, Puberty, and Other Things Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781644210802
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Published: Triangle Square - April 12th, 2022

A completely new approach to learning about puberty, sex, and gender for kids 10+. Here is the much-anticipated third book in the trilogy that started with the award-winning What Makes a Baby and Sex Is a Funny Word


Moon: A Peek-Through Board Book Cover Image
$9.99
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ISBN: 9780593372395
Published: Doubleday Books for Young Readers - April 12th, 2022

From the popular series that launched with Tree: A Peek-Through Picture Book comes a book with peek-through holes that show the moon's different phases with each turn of the page.


Reach for the Stars Cover Image
By Emily Calandrelli, Honee Jang (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250797346
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - April 5th, 2022

From Emmy-nominated science TV star and host of Netflix’s hit series Emily’s Wonder Lab Emily Calandrelli comes an inspirational message of love and positivity.

From the moment we are born, we reach out. We reach out for our loved ones, for new knowledge and experiences, and for our dreams!


How to Say Hello to a Worm: A First Guide to Outside Cover Image
By Kari Percival, Kari Percival (Illustrator)
$17.99
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ISBN: 9780593226797
Published: Rise x Penguin Workshop - February 22nd, 2022

Say "hello" to worms, dirt, peas, and more in this gentle how-to guide for connecting with nature.


How Does an Egg Hatch?: Life Cycles with The Very Hungry Caterpillar (The World of Eric Carle) Cover Image
By Eric Carle, Eric Carle (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780593385616
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Published: World of Eric Carle - February 22nd, 2022

Learn how an egg becomes a baby chick with Eric Carle's classic artwork!

In this nonfiction story, young readers explore the transformation of an egg into a chick. The miracles of nature come to life in this early-learning series centered around life cycles, featuring simple text and Eric Carle's classic illustrations!


Eyes That Speak to the Stars Cover Image
By Joanna Ho, Dung Ho (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063057753
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Published: HarperCollins - February 15th, 2022

New York Times bestselling team Joanna Ho and Dung Ho present Eyes That Speak to the Stars, companion to the acclaimed Eyes That Kiss in the Corners.

“A brilliant treatise to love of self and heritage.” —School Library Journal (starred review)


This Is a Gift for You Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781524714161
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - November 30th, 2021

A stunning companion to the best-selling and beloved The Wonderful Things You Will Be, this picture book celebrates how we say "I love you" with gifts as heartfelt as a daisy, as magical as a dream, and as comforting as a place to belong. It is a poetic tribute to the simple joys of life and nature, and a reminder that the greatest gift we have is time spent together.


Song for Jimi: The Story of Guitar Legend Jimi Hendrix Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9780823443338
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Published: Neal Porter Books - November 23rd, 2021

Jimi Hendrix's talent was epic, and so is this lyrical account of his life, with spectacular artwork by Edel Rodriguez-- including a poster underneath the jacket!


The 1619 Project: Born on the Water Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593307359
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Published: Kokila - November 16th, 2021

The 1619 Project’s lyrical picture book in verse chronicles the consequences of slavery and the history of Black resistance in the United States, thoughtfully rendered by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones and Newbery honor-winning author Renée Watson.


Interrupting Chicken: Cookies for Breakfast Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536207781
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Published: Candlewick - November 9th, 2021

In her latest star turn, the little red chicken from the Caldecott Honor Book Interrupting Chicken is hungry—and sillier than ever.


The Smart Cookie (The Food Group) Cover Image
By Jory John, Pete Oswald (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063045408
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Published: HarperCollins - November 2nd, 2021

An Instant New York Times Bestseller!

Be a smart cookie—and don’t miss the fifth picture book in the #1 New York Times bestselling Food Group series from creators Jory John and Pete Oswald! 


Aaron Slater, Illustrator (The Questioneers) Cover Image
By Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419753961
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - November 2nd, 2021

An instant #1 New York Times bestseller!


There's a Ghost In This House Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780593466186
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Published: Philomel Books - November 2nd, 2021

A captivating and utterly unique picture book with interactive, transparent pages about a girl who lives in a haunted house from world-renowned artist Oliver Jeffers.


Grandude's Green Submarine Cover Image
By Paul McCartney, Kathryn Durst (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593372432
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - October 5th, 2021

Celebrate the fun that grandparents and grandkids can get up to in this action-packed undersea adventure—a companion picture book to Paul McCartney’s #1 New York Times bestseller Hey Grandude.
 


We Can: Portraits of Power Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780374389666
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - September 28th, 2021

"When I was born, the doctors told my mom that if I did survive I would have lots of health problems and be blind, deaf and severely mentally delayed . . . Boy were they wrong!" —Tyler Gordon


Playing at the Border: A Story of Yo-Yo Ma Cover Image
By Joanna Ho, Teresa Martinez (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062994547
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Published: HarperCollins - September 28th, 2021

The New York Times bestselling author of Eyes That Kiss in the Corners, Joanna Ho, delivers a poignant picture book biography about the musician Yo-Yo Ma, immigration, and using music to build bridges.

Winner of the Ezra Jack Keats Award Honor * Featured in Book Riot’s Must Read September 2021 List


Change Sings: A Children's Anthem Cover Image
By Amanda Gorman, Loren Long (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593203224
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - September 21st, 2021

A lyrical picture book debut from #1 New York Times bestselling author and presidential inaugural poet Amanda Gorman and #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Loren Long
 
"I can hear change humming
In its loudest, proudest song.
I don't fear change coming,
And so I sing along."
 


It Fell from the Sky Cover Image
By Terry Fan, Eric Fan, Terry Fan (Illustrator), Eric Fan (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534457621
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - September 28th, 2021

From the creators of the critically acclaimed The Night Gardener and Ocean Meets Sky comes a whimsical and elegantly illustrated picture book about community, art, the importance of giving back—and the wonder that fell from the sky.

It fell from the sky on a Thursday.

None of the insects know where it came from, or what it is. Some say it’s an egg.


Bright Star Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823443284
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Published: Neal Porter Books - September 7th, 2021

A Pura Belpré Illustrator Honor Book
Winner of the Tomás Rivera Mexican Children’s Book Award

Inspiring, reassuring, and beautifully illustrated, this new story from the creator of the New York Times bestseller Dreamers is the perfect gift for every child.


Richard Scarry's Best Busytown Games & Activity Book Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780593426265
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Published: Golden Books - September 7th, 2021

A fun-filled Richard Scarry activity book bursting with mazes, puzzles and game cards--plus all your favorite friends from Busytown!

Boys and girls ages 3 to 7 will love this full-color activity book featuring all their favorite friends from Richard Scarry's Busytown! Kids can enjoy hours of fun with awesome activities to complete, pictures to color, and game cards!


Cat Problems (Animal Problems) Cover Image
By Jory John, Lane Smith (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593302132
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Published: Random House Studio - August 3rd, 2021

What could a pampered house cat possibly have to complain about? This latest collaboration from picture book superstars--and cat devotees--Lane Smith and Jory John brings with it a hilarious set of feline problems!

Just like most cats, this cat lives an extremely comfortable life. But he has his problems too!


The Little Wooden Robot and the Log Princess Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823446988
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Published: Neal Porter Books - August 24th, 2021

A New York Times/New York Public Library Best Illustrated Book of the Year
 
In this fresh new fairy tale, a wooden robot embarks on a quest to find his missing sister-- making for a memorable contemporary bedtime story in acclaimed graphic novelist Tom Gauld's first picture book for children.


Lala's Words: A Story of Planting Kindness Cover Image
By Gracey Zhang, Gracey Zhang (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338648232
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - July 6th, 2021

Winner of the 2022 Ezra Jack Keats Illustrator Award!

From debut author-illustrator Gracey Zhang comes a timeless and timely picture book that celebrates the unassuming power of kind words.

Oh, there goes Lala! She carries a pot of water around the corner, down the block, and over the fence, to a patch of dirt and concrete where tiny weeds sprout.


It's Perfectly Normal: Changing Bodies, Growing Up, Sex, Gender, and Sexual Health (The Family Library) Cover Image
By Robie H. Harris, Michael Emberley (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781536207217
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Published: Candlewick - May 18th, 2021

Fully and fearlessly updated, this vital new edition of the acclaimed book on sex, sexuality, bodies, and puberty deserves a spot in every family’s library.