Back | May Newsletter

SelectReads News
Simple News Pro
  Children's Picture Books  
Tough Trucks

Tony Mitton · Kingfisher
Pages: 20
Format: Board book

Toddlers are totally entranced by trucks, it's true! Tough Trucks delivers lumbering tractor-trailers, dump trucks, tankers, and monster trucks galore - just the way kids love them. Rumble down the road with a team of wacky animal truckers in this "truck-tastic" picture book....
Read More check catalog
 
 
PAW Patrol: Make a Splash!

Megan Roth · SFI Readerlink Dist
Pages: 10
Format: Board book

Get ready to spin, swim, and make a splash with the PAW Patrol pups!Your favorite pups are on a soaked to the fur on their latest adventure! With peek-through windows, movable rotating characters, and die-cut surprises, this fun book is perfect for keeping little fingers busy. Set off on a scuba-diving...
Read More check catalog
 
 
One Special Day A Story for Big Brothers and Sisters

Read More check catalog
 
 
Look! Bugs!

Stephanie Calmenson · little bee books
Pages: 24
Format: Hardcover

Look! Bugs! Learn how busy and necessary these creatures can be - from the strange and unusual to the bright and colorful!Look! Bugs! They creep, hop, fly, or ride. Turn the page. There are lots inside. Explore this beautifully written and illustrated book to learn all about the lives and habits...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Pig the Stinker

Aaron Blabey · Scholastic Press
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

In this hilarious adventure, Pig the Pug STINKS! Pig likes to be smelly, so he rolls around in the garbage, laps up spoiled milk, tracks dirty paw prints all over the house, and even sticks his head in the toilet! But enough is enough! Pig's owner tries to get him to take a bath, but Pig refuses!...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Tomorrow Most Likely

Dave Eggers · Chronicle Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Rather than focusing on going to bed - and what kid wants to think about going to bed? - this book explores all of the dreamy, wonderful, strange things the next day might bring. Whimsical, witty, and hopeful, this revolutionary rewriting of a classic goodnight book from bestselling author...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Book Hog

Greg Pizzoli · Disney-Hyperion
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

The Book Hog loves books-the way they look, the way they feel, the way they smell-and he'll grab whatever he can find. There's only one problem: he can't read! But when a kind librarian invites him to join for storytime, this literature-loving pig discovers the treasure that books really...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Jo MacDonald Had a Garden

Mary Quattlebaum · Dawn Pubns
Format: Hardcover

Old MacDonald had a ... garden? Yes! Sing along with young Jo MacDonald as she grows healthy food for people and wild creatures. E-I-E-I-O! Find out how butterflies, bumblebees, and birds help a garden to thrive - and how you can help them too. And keep an eye on one mysterious plant. What...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Fly Guy and the Alienzz

Tedd Arnold · Cartwheel Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Buzz is making a movie about aliens from outer space. When the action begins, superheroes Fly Guy and Buzz Boy are protecting a secret fort in the sky when an alien ship captures them! The duo must outsmart the aliens and the space pirates with the help of Dragon Dude and Fly Girl. The fun-zee...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Babymoon

Hayley Barrett · Candlewick
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

In a perfect gift for new and expectant parents (and siblings) , a gentle story pays tribute to the wonder and emotion of a family's first quiet days with a newborn.The house is hushed. The lights are low.We're basking in a newborn glow.Inside the cozy house, a baby has arrived!...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Love Monster

Rachel Bright · Farrar Straus & Giroux
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Love Monster is a slightly hairy monster trying to fit in with the cuddly residents of Cutesville. But as it turns out, it's hard to fit in with the cute and the fluffy when you're a googly-eyed monster. And so, Love Monster sets out to find someone who will love him just the way he is. His journey...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Angry Cookie

Laura Dockrill · Walker Books US
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Famed spoken-word poet Laura Dockrill's hilarious read-aloud about an outraged baked good!Oooohhh . . . not you again!AGGGHH It's so bright! . . . Close this book this very second, you nosy noodle! Cookie has woken up on the wrong side of the bed and is very angry. You want to know why?...
Read More check catalog
 
 
When Sadness is at Your Door

Random House · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

A comforting primer in emotional literacy and mindfulness that suggests we approach the feeling of sadness as if it is our guest.Sadness can be scary and confusing at any age! When we feel sad, especially for long periods of time, it can seem as if the sadness is a part of who we are--an...
Read More check catalog
 
 
999 Frogs Wake Up

Ken Kimura · NorthSouth
Format: Hardcover

Wake up—its springtime in the swamp! As 999 young frogs awaken, they panic to find that all of the other animals are still asleep. First they wake the biggest frog then the tortoise, the lizard, and the ladybugs. But when they hop down a hole and all pull together, they find someone they...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Freckleface Strawberry

Julianne Moore · Bloomsbury USA Childrens; 1st edition
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

If you have freckles, you can try these things: 1) Make them go away. Unless scrubbing doesn't work. 2) Cover them up. Unless your mom yells at you for using a marker. 3) Disappear. Um, where'd you go?Oh, there you are. There's one other thing you can do: 4)...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Chomp: A Shark Romp

Michael Paul · Crown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Dive in to the depths of the ocean to discover different species of sharks in this nonfiction picture book with simple text and illustrations.Many different kinds of sharks are swimming below the ocean's surface.Some sharks are gentle, and some sharks are fierce. Some are awake in the day,...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Mermaid Dreams

Kate Pugsley · Tundra Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Mermaids come in all shapes and sizes! In this sweet picture book, a shy little girl goes on a magical underwater adventure filled with adorable mermaids, silly sea creatures, games with new friends and wonderful surprises!One sunny Saturday, Maya and her parents visit the beach. Maya loves...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Splat the Cat Gets a Job!

ROB SCOTTON · HarperCollins
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

You know Splat the Cat from his bestselling picture books and phonics fun in Level One readers. Now get ready to graduate with Splat into Level Two readers! This all-new I Can Read features splat-tastic inventions as Splat tries his paw at a new job - newspaper cat.Splat is so excited to be the new newspaper...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Calm with The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Eric Carle · World of Eric Carle
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

This beautiful little gift book featuring The Very Hungry Caterpillar provides a simple, easy-to-follow journey to relaxation, perfect for children and adults.Just stop and breathe . . . How do you feel?Join The Very Hungry Caterpillar for a soothing story featuring classic art from the World...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Pete the Cat Checks Out the Library

James Dean · HarperFestival
Pages: 24
Format: Paperback

I invite you to explore Pete the Cat Checks out the Library. Just like Pete once you have your own library card, you can go on groovy adventures! Libraries are magical places that contain the opportunity to learn. You can experience different periods of time and can explore different places...
Read More check catalog
 
 
A Piglet Named Mercy

Kate DiCamillo · Candlewick
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Every porcine wonder was once a piglet! Celebrate the joy of a new arrival with this endearing picture-book prequel to the New York Times best-selling Mercy Watson series.Mr. Watson and Mrs. Watson live ordinary lives. Sometimes their lives feel a bit too ordinary. Sometimes they wish something...
Read More check catalog
 
 
We're Going on a Treasure Hunt

Kelly DiPucchio · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Ahoy there! Join this crew of pirates on a high-seas quest for treasure. These salty dogs are off to fetch some gold, and no whale, skeleton, or thunderstorm can stand in their way. But our brave buccaneers best beware -- there may be even more trouble ahead! With Kelly DiPucchio's...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Bikes for Sale

Carter Higgins · Chronicle Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Maurice rides his bike to his shop every day. Lotta rides her bike to collect sticks every day. Both go about their separate routines, unaware of the friendship that awaits them just a few blocks away. But what happens when a branch and a lemon peel get in the way? This delightful falling-in-like...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Harold Loves His Woolly Hat

Vern Kousky · Schwartz & Wade
Pages: 40
Format: Library Binding

In this sweet picture book that celebrates selflessness and the joy of helping others, a little bear named Harold loses his beloved woolly hat--only to discover that others need it more.What makes a bear special? For Harold, it is his beloved striped woolly hat. He wears it when he sleeps,...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Don't Touch My Hair!

Sharee Miller · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

An entertaining picture book that teaches the importance of asking for permission first as a young girl attempts to escape the curious hands that want to touch her hair. It seems that wherever Aria goes, someone wants to touch her hair. In the street, strangers reach for her fluffy curls;...
Read More check catalog