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Catch That Cookie!

Hallie Durand · Dial Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Book

Solve the riddles to find the runaway gingerbread men in this funny and magical cookie hunt!Marshall knows one thing for sure, despite what all the stories say: Gingerbread men cannot run. Cookies are for eating, and he can't wait to eat his after spending all morning baking them with his class....
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Once Upon an Alphabet: Short Stories for All the Letters

Oliver Jeffers · Philomel Books
Pages: 1
Format: Hardcover

THE alphabet book to top all others, from the illustrator of the #1 New York Times bestselling The Day the Crayons Quit! If words make up the stories and letters make up the words, then stories are made up of letters. In this menagerie we have stories made of words, made FOR all the letters.The...
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Miss Maple's Seeds

Eliza Wheeler · Nancy Paulsen Books
Format: Hardcover

Fans of Miss Rumphius will adore this gorgeous picture book which introduces the kind, nature-loving Miss Maple, who celebrates the miracle in each seed.Miss Maple gathers lost seeds that haven't yet found a place to sprout. She takes them on field trips to explore places to grow. In her cozy...
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This Is Not a Picture Book

Sergio Ruzzier · Chronicle Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

In this quirky yet sweet picture book about the joy and power of reading, Duck learns that even books without pictures can be fun. While he and his friend Bug may struggle at first to decipher their book, they stick with it, and before long they discover that not only can they read it, but it deserves...
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Hello, My Name Is Ruby

Philip C. Stead · Roaring Brook Press; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Join Ruby, a plucky little bird, as she ventures through life, making new friends, learning new skills and asking questions which may have some very surprising results. Fearless Ruby's search for adventure, friendship and her place in the world comes to life through acclaimed author/illustrator...
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A Perfectly Messed-Up Story

Patrick McDonnell · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

In this interactive and engaging read-aloud, bestselling author and award-winning artist Patrick McDonnell creates a funny, engaging, and almost perfect story about embracing life's messes.
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Fox's Garden

Princesse Camcam · Enchanted Lion Books
Format: Hardcover

One snowy night, a fox loses its way, entering a village. Chased away by the grown ups, Fox takes shelter in a greenhouse. A little boy sees this from his window. Without hesitating, he brings a basket of food to the greenhouse, where he leaves it for the fox. His gift is noticed and the night...
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Sally in the Snow

Stephen Huneck · Abrams Appleseed; Brdbk edition
Format: Board book

Sally visits a dog-friendly ski lodge, complete with dog skiing, dog snowboarding, dog sledding, and, of course, dog dinner! Adapted from the classic picture book Sally's Snow Adventure and illustrated in Huneck's pitch-perfect woodcut prints, this simplified text is perfect for snow-loving...
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Wolfie the Bunny

Ame Dyckman · Little
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

Families of all kinds will delight in this sweet tale of new babies, sibling rivalry, bravery, unconditional love...and veggies!
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Max and the Won't Go to Bed Show

Mark Sperring · Scholastic Press
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

A fabulous bedtime show that's perfect for a bedtime reading adventure!Join Max and his dazzling show! But in the end, even great magicians need to go to sleep.Max the Magnificent is a daring magician. He can make cookies disappear, make animals appear, and even tame savage beasts!...
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The First Drawing

Mordicai Gerstein · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Imagine you were born before the invention of drawing, more than thirty thousand years ago.You would live with your whole family in a cave and see woolly mammoths walk by!You might even see images of animals hidden in the shapes of clouds and rocks.You would want to share these pictures...
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Supertruck

Stephen Savage · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

When the city is hit by a colossal snowstorm, only one superhero can save the day. But who is this mysterious hero, and why does he disappear once his job is done?Find out in this snowy tale about a little truck with a very big job, the second of Stephen Savage's vehicle-based picture books.
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Thank You and Good Night

Patrick McDonnell · Little
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

An homage to classic bedtime stories and their creators, from a Caldecott Honor recipient and bestselling artist Patrick McDonnell's first bedtime book captures the magic of a sleepover with friends, and reminds us to cherish life's simplest pleasures. During a fun pajama party, three animal...
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Peck, Peck, Peck

Lucy Cousins · Candlewick Press
Pages: 1
Format: Hardcover

Comical and original, this vivacious picture book from the creator of Maisy features a lovable new character - and a novelty element that's a hole lot of fun.Today my daddy said to me,"It's time you learned to peck a tree."Little woodpecker has just learned to peck....
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Here comes Santa Cat

Deborah Underwood · Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC
Pages: 88
Format: Hardcover

"Cat wants off Santa's naughty list and makes several valiant attempts, but this 'being nice' business is trickier than he thought"--
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