New & Notable Picture Books

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

Celebrate Valentine's Day with the 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 gif


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 fifty-six-page 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.


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
 
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.


A New York Times Best Children’s Book of the Year
 


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

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. "Hello, hello, friends!" she whispers.


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.