New & Notable Picture Books

Eyes That Weave the World's Wonders By Joanna Ho, Dung Ho (Illustrator), Liz Kleinrock Cover Image
By Joanna Ho, Dung Ho (Illustrator), Liz Kleinrock
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063057777
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Published: HarperCollins - January 23rd, 2024

"Ho now creates a beautiful book about family: what makes individuals and what connects us to one another. This book is a perfect addition to any children’s shelf, whether aimed at families, adoption, multicultural stories, or topics of love and ­acceptance." —School Library Journal (starred review)


Love Is My Favorite Color By Nina Laden, Melissa Castrillon (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Nina Laden, Melissa Castrillon (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665913096
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - January 2nd, 2024

A sparkling and tender picture book about all the things that are bright and loving in the world and fill our lives with joy.

From caring to hoping to peace to sharing, there are many ways to find joy in the everyday. Celebrate the things that make life wonderful and each day special. With stunning artwork, readers of all ages will find moments to treasure.


Dog Man with Love: The Official Coloring Book By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781339027272
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Published: Graphix - August 1st, 2023

Spend hours of fun coloring your favorite characters in the official Dog Man coloring book by Dav Pilkey, the internationally bestselling creator of the Dog Man and Cat Kid Comic Club series!

"I hope you enjoy filling this book up with colors, and may all of your stories be stories about love." -- Dav Pilkey

Hooray, Dog Man fans!


How to Write a Poem By Kwame Alexander, Melissa Sweet (Illustrator), Deanna Nikaido Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063060906
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Published: Quill Tree Books - April 4th, 2023

In this evocative and playful companion to their New York Times bestselling picture book How to Read a Book, Newbery Medalist Kwame Alexander teams up with poet Deanna Nikaido and Caldecott Honoree Melissa Sweet to celebrate the magic of discovering your very own poetry in the world around you.

Begin

with a question


Shining a Light: Celebrating 40 Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Who Changed the World By Veeda Bybee, Victo Ngai (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Veeda Bybee, Victo Ngai (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780358539353
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Published: Versify - March 28th, 2023

A collective biography of 40 influential Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, from Kalpana Chawla to The Rock to Tammy Duckworth, whose historical contributions readers may not know but whose light shines on, with stunning illustrated portraits by Hugo Award nominee Victo Ngai.


The Making of Butterflies By Zora Neale Hurston, Kah Yangni (Illustrator), Ibram X. Kendi Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780063111585
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Published: Amistad Books for Young Readers - March 7th, 2023

“Kendi and Yangni collaborate to introduce young children to the African American folklore tradition and to Hurston’s importance within that tradition.” —The Horn Book

A First Folktale from the creators of Magnolia Flower, Zora Neale Hurston and Ibram X. Kendi, about the origin of butterflies.


The Night Before Eid: A Muslim Family Story By Aya Khalil, Rashin Kheiriyeh (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Aya Khalil, Rashin Kheiriyeh (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316319331
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Published: Christy Ottaviano Books - March 7th, 2023

★ "A beautiful story of joy, tradition, and family."―Kirkus Reviews, starred review

Celebrate the end of Ramadan with this luminous Muslim family story about faith, history, and delicious foods.

On the night before Eid, it’s finally time to make special sweet treats: Teita’s famous ka’ak.


Once Upon a Book By Grace Lin, Kate Messner Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316541077
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - February 7th, 2023

A Kirkus Best Picture Book of 2023!
A Smithsonian Magazine Best Kids Books of 2023!

From Caldecott and Newbery Honoree Grace Lin and bestselling author Kate Messner comes a modern folktale about the joy of reading.


Once upon a time, there was a girl. She went to a place alive with colors, where even the morning dew was warm.&


Just. Like. You. By Meredith Steiner, Avneet Sandhu (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Meredith Steiner, Avneet Sandhu (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781576879856
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Published: POW! Kids Books - December 6th, 2022

Just. Like. You.


Your Nose!: A Wild Little Love Song (Boynton on Board) By Sandra Boynton, Sandra Boynton (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sandra Boynton, Sandra Boynton (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781665925006
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Published: Boynton Bookworks - December 6th, 2022

From beloved and bestselling Sandra Boynton comes a board book that’s a year-round valentine from parent to child!

Starring a little fox child and a big fox parent, here’s a loving ode to terrific noses of all kinds.


How to Send a Hug By Hayley Rocco, John Rocco (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Hayley Rocco, John Rocco (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316306928
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 15th, 2022

Learn how to send a hug to someone you love today! This heartfelt story shows readers the incredible impact writing and receiving handwritten letters can have on yourself and others.

How will you know your hug arrived safely?
Because when you send a hug,
You just might get one in return

 
Artie loves giving hugs.


Choosing Brave: How Mamie Till-Mobley and Emmett Till Sparked the Civil Rights Movement (Caldecott Honor Book) By Angela Joy, Janelle Washington (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Angela Joy, Janelle Washington (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250220950
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 6th, 2022

A Caldecott-honor winning picture book biography of the mother of Emmett Till, and how she channeled grief over her son's death into a call to action for the civil rights movement.


Goodnight Racism By Ibram X. Kendi, Cbabi Bayoc (Illustrator) 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) By Robyn Wall, Lydia Nichols (Illustrator) 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 By Jacqueline Woodson, Leo Espinosa (Illustrator) 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! By Jarrett Pumphrey Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9781368075848
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Published: Hyperion Books for Children - May 10th, 2022

Book of Questions By Pablo Neruda, Paloma Valdivia (Illustrator), Sara Lissa Paulson (Translated by) Cover Image
By Pablo Neruda, Paloma Valdivia (Illustrator), Sara Lissa Paulson (Translated by)
$22.95
ISBN: 9781592703227
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Published: Enchanted Lion - 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! By Shannon Hale, Tracy Subisak (Illustrator) 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 By Cory Silverberg, Fiona Smyth Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781644210802
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Published: Triangle Square - April 12th, 2022

2023 ALA RAINBOW BOOK LIST
WINNER 2023 DOUG WRIGHT AWARD

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 By Britta Teckentrup Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780593372395
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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 By Emily Calandrelli, Honee Jang (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Emily Calandrelli, Honee Jang (Illustrator)
$19.99
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 By Kari Percival, Kari Percival (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kari Percival, Kari Percival (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593226797
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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.

* Winner of the EZRA JACK KEATS WRITER AWARD
* An ALA Notable Children’s Book
* A CLEL Bell Award Winner


How Does an Egg Hatch?: Life Cycles with The Very Hungry Caterpillar (The World of Eric Carle) By Eric Carle, Eric Carle (Illustrator) 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 By Joanna Ho, Dung Ho (Illustrator) 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)