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Knock Knock

TAMMI SAUER · Scholastic Press
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Knock Knock is a fresh and innovative method of humorous storytelling that uses knock-knock jokes to tell the story of Bear and his woodland friends Raccoon, Rabbit, Turtle, and others. With each new visitor, Bear grows increasingly frustrated at his lack of peace and quiet. Little does...
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The Tiptoeing Tiger

PHILIPPA LEATHERS · Candlewick
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Every child who has ever crept up behind someone and shouted "roar!" will enjoy this utterly adorable story with a gentle final twist.Everyone knows that tigers are sleek, silent, and totally terrifying . . . most tigers, that is. But no one is afraid of Little Tiger. He's just...
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Red, Blue, Peekaboo!

Annette Rusling · Tiger Tales
Pages: 12
Format: Print book

Young readers will love to learn about numbers with this innovative and colorful board book! Encourage hand-eye coordination by inviting children to open the large flaps, and help to build vocabulary by reinforcing the names of the objects on each page.
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Uni the Unicorn and the Dream Come True

AMY KROUSE ROSENTHAL · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Brigette Barrager reunite to bring us a sparkly, magical sequel to Uni the Unicorn! The Land of Unicorns is in trouble -- it has been raining and raining for what seems like forever. This is a big problem because there are only three ways that unicorns can get their...
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Blue Penguin

Petr Horacek · Candlewick Press
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

A moving fable about friendship and belonging from award-winning illustrator Petr Horácek.Far away, near the South Pole, a blue penguin is born. It is not something you see every day. "I feel like a penguin," says Blue Penguin. "But you're not like us," the others...
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We're Going on an Egg Hunt

Laura Hughes · Bloomsbury
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

We're going on an egg hunt. We're going to find them all. We're REALLY excited. Hooray for Easter Day!Join a family of bunnies as they set off on an exciting lift-the-flap Easter egg hunt. There are ten eggs to find and count--but watch out for the obstacles along the way . . . Lambs,...
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The Too-Scary Story

Bethanie Deeney Murguia · Arthur A. Levine Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Grace wants Papa to tell her a scary bedtime story... but her little brother Walter doesn't want it to be TOO scary! So as Papa invents the story of two children out for a walk in the woods, Grace and Walter take turns correcting him. But when darkness falls, a shadow looms, and footsteps...
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The Lost Picnic

B B CRONIN · Viking Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Grandad is taking his grandchildren on a picnic in his jalopy. They ride on a busy highway full of cars and signs, past charming villages and topiary-filled parks, out into the country. But when they finally arrive at the picnic spot, they discover all their food has tumbled out of the car along...
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Bug Bear

PATRICIA HEGARTY · Tiger Tales
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Just as Bear is falling asleep, a small bug lands on his nose and wont go away. Bear tries everything he can to get rid of the bug, but the pesky bug just wont leave him alone! Then Owl offers to help. Could the clever bird have the perfect solution?
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Colette's Lost Pet

ISABELLE ARSENAULT · RANDOM House
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

Colette can't find something to talk about with the new kids in the neighborhood...so she invents a pet! Her fib quickly escalates, and suddenly her parakeet is a larger-than-life world-traveler named Marie Antoinette. Have her new friends figured out her secret? What will they do?This...
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The Only Fish in the Sea

Philip Christian Stead · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Did you hear about little Amy Scott? She got a goldfish for her birthday and then just threw it in the ocean! That doesn't seem right.I guess Sherman and Sadie will have to go save little Ellsworth (every fish deserves a proper name) on their own. They'll need: A boatFishing gearTwenty-one...
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I Am a Cat

Galia Bernstein · Abrams Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

A simple housecat named Simon encounters some bigger cats: Lion, Puma, Panther, Tiger, and Cheetah. Each of the big cats has something to say about Simon not being "cat" enough. According to them, he just doesn't measure up. He doesn't have Lion's mane or Cheetah's spots. He doesn't...
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Rain

Sam Usher · Templar
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Sam and Granddad brave the rain and floods and have the best adventure ever!Sam wants to go out, but it's pouring rain, so Granddad says they need to stay inside until the rain stops. Sam drinks hot chocolate and reads his books and dreams of adventures while Granddad does some paperwork....
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How Do Dinosaurs Learn to Read?

Jane Yolen · The Blue Sky Press
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Get ready to laugh at this lighthearted, heartwarming, and funny approach to books! Children sometimes feel the task of learning to read is overwhelming, but the winning combination of rhyme and illustrations here provide a perfect way to present the subject in a comical, engaging, and nonjudgmental...
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Charlie and the New Baby

Ree Drummond · HarperCollins
Format: Hardcover

Ree Drummond, The Pioneer Woman and #1 New York Times bestselling author of Charlie the Ranch Dog, and her lovable hound are back in Charlie and the New Baby. With expressive illustrations by Diane deGroat, a new delicious recipe from Ree Drummond, and the hilarious antics of Charlie, this...
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