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Anansi the Spider: A Tale from the Ashanti

Gerald McDermott · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

Anansi the Spider is one of the great folk heroes of the world. He is a rogue, a mischief-maker, and a wise, lovable creature who triumphs over larger foes.In this traditional Ashanti tale, Anansi sets out on a long, difficult journey. Threatened by Fish and Falcon, he is saved from terrible...
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Stellaluna

Janell Cannon · HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages: 42
Format: Board book

While out searching for food, fruit bat Stellaluna and her mother are attacked by a vicious owl. Stellaluna is separated from Mother Bat and taken in by a family of birds where she must put aside her bat habits to fit in with her new family. But one fateful flight when she is separated...
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Amazing Grace (Reading Rainbow Books)

Mary Hoffman · Dial Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Grace loves stories, whether they're from books, movies, or the kind her grandmother tells. So when she gets a chance to play a part in Peter Pan, she knows exactly who she wants to be. Remarkable watercolor illustrations give full expression to Grace's high-flying imagination.
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Roc aprende a leer / How Rocket Learns to Read

Tad Hills · Juventud
Format: Print book

Un pequeno canario escoge a un perrito como alumno y le ensena a leer. Al principio Roc no esta mucho para la labor pero luego va practicando el sonido de cada letra del abecedario descubre la deliciosa emocion de escuchar historias y cuentos y finalmente ?aprende a leer A partir de 5 anos.
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Blueberries for Sal

Robert McCloskey · Live Oak Media
Format: Hardcover

Caldecott Honor Book What happens when Sal and her mother meet a mother bear and her cub? A beloved classic is born! Kuplink, kuplank, kuplunk! Sal and her mother a picking blueberries to can for the winter. But when Sal wanders to the other side of Blueberry Hill, she discovers...
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Sally Jean, the Bicycle Queen

Cari Best · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

I can pop a wheelie, I can touch the sky,I can pedal backwards, I can really fly!Sally Jean was born to ride. And her bicycle, Flash, is just about her best friend. But one day something terrible - and wonderful - happens. Sally Jean grows. Suddenly she finds herself too bigfor Flash. What's...
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How Groundhog's Garden Grew

Lynne Cherry · Blue Sky Press
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

Little Groundhog learns how to plant and tend to his own food garden through every season in this beautifully-illustrated, thoroughly researched picture book by naturalist Lynne Cherry.Little Groundhog, in trouble for stealing from his friends' gardens, is taught by Squirrel to grow...
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Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs

Judi Barrett · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

The tiny town of Chewandswallow was very much like any other tiny town except for its weather which came three times a day, at breakfast lunch and dinner. But it never rained rain and it never snowed snow and it never blew just wind. It rained things like soup and juice. It snowed things...
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In the Small, Small Pond (Caldecott Honor Book)

Denise Fleming · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

The backyard exploration begun with In the Tall, Tall Grass continues here with Fleming's latest picture book peek at nature. The animals and insects that live on and in a freshwater pond wiggle; waddle; hover; swoop and swirl through the stunning spreads and through the seasons of the year....
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Chrysanthemum

Kevin Henkes · Greenwillow Books; First Edition edition
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Written and illustrated by Kevin Henkes, the nationally bestselling and celebrated creator of Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse, Owen, and Kitten's First Full Moon, Chrysanthemum is a funny and honest school story about teasing, self-esteem, and acceptance to share all year round. Chrysanthemum...
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Corduroy

Don Freeman · Puffin Books
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

A picture book classic! One of School Library Journal's "Top 100 Picture Books" of all time (2012) One of the National Education Association's "Teachers' Top 100 Books for Children."Don Freeman's classic character, Corduroy, is even more popular today then he was when...
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The Snowy Day Board Book

Ezra Jack Keats · Viking Press
Pages: 16
Format: Print book

Winner of the 1963 Caldecott Medal, Keats' story of a young boy experiencing the year's first snowfall has delighted millions of readers. Now this perennial favorite is accessible to even the youngest child in a durable board book edition. Full-color illustrations. 15 spreads.
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Click, Clack, Moo

Doreen Cronin · Simon Spotlight
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

New York Times bestselling duo Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin's Caldecott Honor-winning book is now available as a Level 2 Ready-to-Read!Farmer Brown has a problem. His cows like to type. All day long he hears: Click, clack, moo. Click, clack, moo. Click, clack, moo. But Farmer Brown's...
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Officer Buckle & Gloria

Peggy Rathmann · Putnam's
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

"Besides the beguiling story, the affable illustrations of the smiling Gloria, the accidental mayhem in the background, and the myriad safety tips -- such as 'always pull the toothpick out of your sandwhich' and 'never lick a stop sign in the winter' -- add to the enjoyment. A glorious...
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Chicka Chicka 1, 2, 3

Michael Sampson · Little Simon
Format: Book

A beloved classic, and bestselling companion to Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, is now available as an oversize board book!1 told 2 and 2 told 3,“I'll race you to the topof the apple tree.” This counting-themed companion to the perennially bestselling Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, with...
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Bear Sees Colors

Karma Wilson · Margaret K. McElderry Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Explore colors with Bear in the first of a new concept picture book series from the New York Times bestselling creators of Bear Snores On.Colors, colors everywhere! Can you find colors just like Bear? Karma Wilson's playful text and Jane Chapman's adorable illustrations creatively...
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A Squiggly Story

Andrew Larsen · Kids Can Press
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

A young boy wants to write a story, just like his big sister. But there's a problem, he tells her. Though he knows his letters, he doesn't know many words. ?Every story starts with a single word and every word starts with a single letter,? his sister explains patiently. ?Why don't...
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Boy Dumplings: A Tasty Chinese Tale

Ying Compestine · Immedium
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

"Exciting storytelling and Chinese culinary traditions create a delicious book for young readers." - San Francisco ChronicleThis hilarious tale is redesigned, featuring revised illustrations and a new bilingual simplified Chinese translation.Long ago in old Beijing, a hungry ghost...
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Flight School

Lita Judge · Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

A persevering penguin is determined to fly in this adorably inspiring picture book from the creator of Red Hat and Red Sled.Although little Penguin has the soul of an eagle, his body wasn't built to soar. But Penguin has an irrepressible spirit, and he adamantly follows his dreams to flip,...
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Maria Had a Little Llama / María Tenía Una Llamita

Angela N Dominguez · Henry Holt
Pages: 28
Format: Hardcover

Everyone knows about Mary and her little lamb. But do you know Maria? With gorgeous, Peruvian-inspired illustrations and English and Spanish retellings, Angela Dominguez gives a fresh new twist to the classic rhyme. Maria and her mischievous little llama will steal your heart.
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