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Children's Picture Books


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Old Bear
Old Bear
by Kevin Henkes
Staff Pick
Henkes, author of Kitten's First Full Moon and Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse, adds a new classic to his list with Old Bear. This lovable story about a bear that dreams while hibernating leaves me with a warm, fuzzy feeling every time I read it.... (read more)

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Used - Hardcover

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Five Minutes' Peace
Five Minutes' Peace
by Jill Murphy
Staff Pick
Mrs. Large loves her three little elephants, as any mother elephant would. But this morning all she wants is five minutes alone in the bath with a soothing cup of tea. With equal sympathy for the patient parent and the well-intentioned child, Jill Murphy... (read more)

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Used - Trade Paper

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America the Beautiful: A Pop-Up Book
America the Beautiful: A Pop-Up Book
by Robert Sabuda
Staff Pick
One of my all time favorites, Robert Sabuda adds anther masterpiece to his collection of beautiful pop-up books with his version of this American anthem brought to life and full color. As with most of his books, Mom and Dad will love this as much as the... (read more)

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Used - Hardcover

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The Great Fuzz Frenzy
The Great Fuzz Frenzy
by Janet Stevens
Staff Pick
The Great Fuzz Frenzy is one of the funniest children's books to come out in recent years. What happens when a dog's tennis ball falls down into a prairie dog hole? The prairie dogs face an existential dilemma, that's what! Their entire society is shaken... (read more)

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Llama Llama Mad at Mama
Llama Llama Mad at Mama
by Anna Dewdney
Staff Pick
It's shopping day for Llama Llama and his Llama Mama, but little Llama just wants to play. When Llama Llama gets mad at mama, watch out! Dewdney's clever rhymes and colorful illustrations will delight readers of all ages.... (read more)

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A Splendid Friend, Indeed
A Splendid Friend, Indeed
by Suzanne Bloom
Staff Pick
Sometimes we are drawn to be friends with folks who appear to be different from us. But are we really all that different? Suzanne Bloom's illustrations perfectly capture the personalities in this story. It will make you smile, and maybe even giggle out... (read more)

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Around the World with Mouk: A Trail of Adventure
Around the World with Mouk: A Trail of Adventure
by Marc Boutavant
Staff Pick
Dare I say that Marc Boutavant is the next Richard Scarry? With endless details, splashes of foreign words, a level of cuteness unrivalled in modern picture books, Around the World with Mouk manages to be both retro-style and way ahead of its time. Bonus:... (read more)

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The Quiet Place
The Quiet Place
by Sarah Stewart and David Small
Staff Pick
I get choked up every time I read The Quiet Place by Sarah Stewart. David Small's drawings are gorgeous, and they perfectly capture the feelings of loneliness and insecurity young Isabel experiences after moving to the United States from Mexico. The... (read more)

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Mythology (Ologies)
Mythology (Ologies)
by Hestia Evans and Lady Evans and Dugald Steer
Staff Pick
I wish this book had been published about 25 years sooner! Decorated with little envelopes containing cards, notes, and pop-up scenes, Mythology is a perfect primer for getting fresh minds hooked on Greek mythology. Whether they're Percy Jackson fans... (read more)

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Snow Music
Snow Music
by Lynne Rae Perkins
Staff Pick
In Snow Music, Lynne Rae Perkins's lovely picture book, snow comes "singing a silent song" and leaves music everywhere: in the quiet whisper of snowfall, the noises of animals, and the rumbling of the plow. The story is laid out almost like a concrete... (read more)

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Someday
Someday
by Alison McGhee and Peter Reynolds
Staff Pick
Hand lettering and whimsical illustrations by Peter H. Reynolds bring to life this powerful ode to a mother's dreams for her child. A perfect gift book for anyone at any age.... (read more)

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Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge (Public Television Storytime Books)
Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge (Public Television Storytime Books)
by Mem Fox
Staff Pick
This beautiful picture book can be enjoyed as much by an adult as a child. It's a sweet story that avoids turning saccharine, created by two favorites: Fox is a wonderful author and Vivas's work in watercolor is both vibrant and whimsical. Read the book... (read more)

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Dinosaur vs. Bedtime
Dinosaur vs. Bedtime
by Bob Shea
Staff Pick
This is a really great book to read aloud... very loud.... (read more)

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Go to Bed, Monster!
Go to Bed, Monster!
by Natasha Wing
Staff Pick
What do you do when you don't want to sleep and are feeling rather bored? Why, draw a monster to come alive and keep you company, of course! This inventive tale has funny pictures — don't miss the bunny's antics on every page. What will happen when the... (read more)

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Used - Hardcover

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ABC3D
ABC3D
by Marion Bataille
Staff Pick
This 3-D rendering of the alphabet makes for one psychedelic, well-oiled machine of a pop-up book. ABC3D is a great gift for anyone who loves innovative design or paper crafts.... (read more)

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The Wolves in the Walls
The Wolves in the Walls
by Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean
Staff Pick
This rather spooky story centers on Lucy, a girl who believes there are wolves in the walls of her home — and she's right! The ways she and her family deal with a houseful of wolves make for a captivatingly strange and winning tale.... (read more)

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Bunny Days
Bunny Days
by Tao Nyeu
Staff Pick
Mr. and Mrs. Goat are very absent-minded, much to the detriment of the bunnies who are often right in the way. Luckily, Bear is always there to fix everything! Despite the trials and travails in each chapter, they all have the best ending: "Everyone is... (read more)

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Hug Time
Hug Time
by Patrick Mcdonnell
Staff Pick
From Patrick McDonnell, creator of the comic strip Mutts, comes a heart-warming tale that is perfect for Valentine's Day. A kitten is so filled with love that he sets off to give the whole world a hug. He manages to hug about 45 different species... (read more)

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Guess Again!
Guess Again!
by Mac Barnett and Adam Rex
Staff Pick
Guess Again! makes me laugh out loud every time I read it, and I've read it 10 or 20 times. Adam Rex's illustrations are perfectly suited to the goofy, silly rhymes of Mac Barnett. See if you can guess the answers to any of the riddles. I was surprised... (read more)

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John, Paul, George and Ben
John, Paul, George and Ben
by Lane Smith
Staff Pick
A charming introduction to the Founding Fathers, John, Paul, George, and Ben is filled with Lane Smith's characteristic whimsical and sly illustrations — not to mention his hilarious take on history! Sure to please picture book lovers of all ages.... (read more)

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