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Sir Tim Wants a Dragon

Judith Koppens · Clavis
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Sir Tim wants a pet. Not just any pet. Tim wants a dragon. "All knights have dragons," Tim says decisively. "I'm a knight so I need a dragon!" Tim and Mom go to the pet shop together. But the pet shop doesn't sell dragons. Or do they?A funny book about an enthusiastic...
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A Place for Pluto

Stef Wade · Capstone Editions
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Pluto got the shock of his life when he was kicked out of the famous nine. His planet status was stripped away, leaving him lost and confused. Poor Pluto! On his quest to find a place where he belongs, he talks to comets, asteroids, and meteoroids. He doesn't fit it anywhere! But when Pluto...
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Stick

Irene Dickson · Nosy Crow
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

A boy and his dog set off to play together one sunny day, taking nothing with them but a good stick. There are so many things you can do with a stick, especially if you use your imagination. You can throw it, balance with it, float it down a stream, and draw pictures in the sand. It might...
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Fruit Bowl

Mark Hoffmann · Alfred A. Knopf
Format: Print book

A tomato tries to convince his fellow companions that he belongs in the fruit bowl too, but his efforts prove "fruitless" and will require the authorative voice of Old Man Produce to settle the debate.
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Tiny Little Rocket

Richard Collingridge · David Fickling Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

There's a tiny little rocket that will take you to the stars.It only flies there once a year but zips you out past Mars.Its fins are solid silver with a door made out of gold.There's a cozy pilot seat inside for a person young or old.Climb aboard for a bedtime picture book sure to appeal...
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The Night Dragon

NAOMI HOWARTH · Frances Lincoln Children's Bks
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

"I wish I could fly, and breathe fire, and fill the sky with great grey, sooty clouds," Maud said to her friend, Mouse. Maud is picked on by the other dragons, so stays cooped up in her cave, sad and lonely. But when the chance comes, will her friend Mouse help her pluck up the courage...
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The Three Little Superpigs

Claire Evans · Scholastic Press
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

After defeating the Big Bad Wolf, the Three Little Superpigs spend their days fighting crime and enjoying their newfound fame. But one day, the Big Bad Wolf escapes from prison and plunges Fairyland into fear. Our curly-tailed friends soon discover that bricks are missing all over town....
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Take a Hike, Miles and Spike!

Travis Foster · Chronicle Books
Pages: 44
Format: Hardcover

Take care, GRIZZLY BEAR! Stay loose, MOOSE! Buh-bye, BUTTERFLY! Join Miles and Spike as they take a hike...and a few provisions, as well, much to the vexation of their fellow forest creatures. Travis Foster and Ethan Long offer a hilarious picture book full of silly rhymes, outdoor adventures,...
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Christopher Robin: A Boy, A Bear, A Balloon

BRITTANY RUBIANO · Disney Press
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Retelling touching scenes from the upcoming Walt Disney Studios' upcoming Christopher Robin film, this charming picture book finds Christopher reuniting with Pooh, Piglet, Tigger, Eeyore, and the rest of his old friends when he returns to the Hundred Acre Wood for the first time since childhood....
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Hedgehog Needs a Hug

Jen Betton · G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Everyone needs hugs, even if they're prickly.When Hedgehog wakes up feeling down in the snout and droopy in the prickles, he knows a hug will make him feel much better. But none of his animal friends are eager to wrap their arms around Hedgehog's prickles, and he's too smart to fall for Fox's...
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When the Cousins Came

Katie Yamasaki · Holiday House
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

A multicultural family story that celebrates kindness and differencesLila is excited for her cousins Takeo and Rosie to visit. They're going to ride bikes, paint, and camp together! But when the cousins arrive, everything's wrong: Rosie and Takeo are better painters than Lila, have skateboards...
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Look

FIONA WOODCOCK · Greenwillow Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

LOOK!It's a book!About a brother and a sister and their trip to the zoo.What makes it special?Here's the scoop: every word in this story contains the letter pair OO.Ooh! Cool! Woo-hoo!
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Hey, Hey, Hay!

Christy Mihaly · Holiday House
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

A joyful rhyming story about a girl and her mother and the machines they use on their family farm to make hay.Mower blades slice through the grass./A new row falls with every pass./Next we spread the grass to dry./The tedder makes those grasses fly!A girl tells the tale of making hay as Mom uses...
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Just the Right Size

Bonnie Grubman · Clavis
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Who's just the right size? You are! A funny and thought-provoking read-aloud about being tall or small for children ages 3 and up.Did you know a ladybug is just the right size to land on the branch of a tree? That would be difficult for a giraffe. But then, a giraffe is just the right size...
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Melia and Jo

BILLY ARONSON · HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

Melia and Jo will be to STEAM what Rosie Revere is to STEM. Melia is scientific and loves to create things in her backyard laboratory, but something is missing. Her inventions just aren't quite right. Enter Jo, her new friend with an artistic spirit. When you add the arts to sciences, something...
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Good Dog

CORI DOERRFELD · HarperCollins
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

This charming picture book - from the author-illustrator of The Rabbit Listened and Little Bunny Foo Foo: The Real Story - follows an adorable stray puppy who exemplifies what it truly means to be a "good dog."When a puppy in need of a friend follows a kind girl into town, he lands...
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Allie All Along

SARAH LYNNE REUL · Sterling Children's Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

"Allie's crayon broke. I blinked.She was suddenly . . .furious, fuming, frustrated . . ." Have you ever felt mad enough to stomp, smash, and crash? Allie has! Meet one angry little girl and see how she calms down, bit by bit - with the help of her understanding big brother....
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King Ben and Sir Rhino

ERIC SAILER · Two Lions
Format: Hardcover

Ben is king of the jungle. He does exactly what he pleases, as a king should. And he has everything a king could want: noble steeds, castles, and servants. What Ben doesn't have is a loyal subject. Then he meets Rhino ... and finds out what being a good king is all about.
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Snow Pony and the Seven Miniature Ponies

Christian Trimmer · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

From Christian Trimmer and bestselling illustrator Jessie Sima comes an adorable and imaginative twist on the tale of Snow White ... with lots more ponies!Sweet Snow Pony is loved by all for her beautiful coat as white as snow and her mane as black as ebony. Children come to her farm from...
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Bigger Than You

HYEWON KYUNG · Greenwillow Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

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Groovy Joe: If You're Groovy and You Know It

ERIC LITWIN · Orchard Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

"If you're groovy and you know it,the things you do will show it! #1 New York Times bestsellers Eric Litwin (Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes) and Tom Lichtenheld (Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site) are back, and adding a groovy twist to the classic children's song...
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A Big Mooncake for Little Star

Grace Lin · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

A gorgeous picture book that tells a whimsical origin story of the phases of the moon, from award-winning, bestselling author-illustrator Grace Lin Pat, pat, pat...Little Star's soft feet tiptoed to the Big Mooncake.Little Star loves the delicious Mooncake that she bakes with her mama....
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DK Readers Level 1: Fingerlings: Meet the Fingerlings

DK. · DK Children
Pages: 24
Format: Hardcover

Meet a lively gang of monkey, sloth, and unicorn friends who love to hang out together.Read about Boris the energetic monkey who loves to play the drums, Marge the brainy sloth, and Gigi the bubbly unicorn who is always the life and soul of the party. Learn how Bella the monkey likes to spend...
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The Pout-Pout Fish and the Can't-Sleep Blues

Deborah Diesen · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Mr. Fish can't fall asleep in this new jacketed hardcover addition to Deborah Diesen and Dan Hanna's New York Times-bestselling Pout-Pout Fish series.One night in the ocean, the Pout-Pout Fish can't get to sleep! He's all ready for bed, but he just can't catch a snooze. When he asks his friends...
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Mother Ghost: Nursery Rhymes for Little Monsters

Rachel Kolar · Sleeping Bear Press
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

From "Mary, Mary, Tall and Scary" to "Wee Willie Werewolf," this collection of classic nursery rhymes turned on their heads will give readers the chills--and a serious case of belly laughs. With clever rhyme and spooky illustrations, Mother Ghost is perfect for getting...
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