Where is Bear going? To see some sleepy little eyes.Where are Bear and Squirrel going? To see some cute little ears.Where are Bear, Squirrel and Fox going? To see a little pink nose.There's a new baby in the forest!A sweet little story about animal friends and a new baby.For toddlers ages 18 months and up, with a focus on the child's daily life.
By Yoon, Salina
Introduce young readers to amazing dinosaurs with this interactive "Lift-the-Flap Adventures" book! Lift the flap . . . and enter the prehistoric world! From Tyrannosaurus Rex and Triceratops to Stegosaurus and Velociraptor, this fun and interactive board book introduces toddlers to some favorite dinosaurs. When kids look under the flap, they'll see a detail of each animal and discover fun facts in rhyming verse.
Sterling Children's Books
The Best Mother
By Surrisi, Cynthia
When Maxine wakes up on the wrong side of the bed one morning, she wonders if the problem might be her mother. What if she could try out a new mom who doesn't make her brush her teeth or comb her hair? Enlisting Mom to help her with the search, Maxine interviews various prospects to be her new mother at the park, the toy store, and the zoo. Unfortunately, these other mothers present a host of new problems and concerns. Maybe her "old mother" was the best mother of all? For every child who's ever wondered if the grass is greener, The Best Mother affirms that there's nothing better than your own mother's love.
Abrams Books for Young Readers
I Will Love You
By Capucilli, Alyssa Satin
Author of the bestselling Biscuit series, Alyssa Satin Capucilli, tells a magical tale of parental love that every parent will want to share with their little one!In the very first moment, when you came to be, I looked at you, and you looked at me.I whispered these words as I held you near,for all time, for all space, for the world to hearI will love you."Capucilli's text is lyrical, touching, and makes for a great read-aloud, while illustrator Lisa Anchin brings this story to life through magical, detailed landscapes and precious mother/daughter moments. Every parent wants to reassure they will always be loved. Like Nancy Tillman's On the Night You Were Born, this book is sure to become a tried-and-true bedtime story.
The Dog Book
By Clerici, Lorenzo
Whatever the species, your new companion animal needs your help - and these interactive books will have you smiling as you comply.Meet your new dog - a real sleepyhead! He does wake up and say woof when you call him (just turn the page and see) , but he's in dreamland again before you can even scratch his back. Call his name again, louder this time. There! What happens when you tell him to sit, or fetch the ball? Kids will love this clever exercise in virtual canine companionship.
Z Goes First
By Lamb, Sean
The letter Z is tired of being in last place - she wants to go first! So she and her best friend, Y, decide to move to the front of the alphabet. There are a lot of letters in the way! D blocks the path with his belly (too many doughnuts) . I is too full of himself ("I am incredible") . And L, M, N, O, and P stick together like a brick wall. They all teach Z and Y that the full alphabet is lot more complicated than just ABC. With Mike Perry's eye-popping artwork and Sean Lamb's clever twists on everyday letters, this new kind of alphabet book takes you on an unforgettable adventure all the way from A to Z and back again. An Imprint Book
My Friend Robot!
By Scribens, Sunny
Join a lively crew of children and their robot friend to work on an exciting project: building a tree house for them all to enjoy! Then learn more about robots, simple machines and computer programming in the notes at the end.
Zoogie Boogie Fever! An Animal Dance Book
By Rim, Sujean
What do the animals at the zoo do when the gates close at night? They boogie until dawn! This bouncy, funny read-aloud is filled with an assortment of animals dancing to their own beat and celebrating their individuality. See the flamingos do the fandango, the elephants cha-cha-cha, and the little penguins break-dance as they all avoid being discovered by the zookeeper, and then turn the page to see everyone come together in one unforgettable conga line! Kids will be dancing and moving as they read along with Sujean Rim's irresistible cast of animal characters that fills every page. It all culminates in a surprise orientation shift that reveals an unforgettable finale!Featuring hilarious nods to dance movie classics like Flashdance, Dirty Dancing, and Dance Fever, this book is sure to make readers of all ages want to start grooving.
By Snicket, Lemony
Goldfish Ghost was born on the surface of the water in the bowl on a dresser in a boy's room. The boy's room was pleasant and familiar, but Goldfish Ghost wanted company, so he set out to find a friend.
He floats over the neighborhood, past the pier, and let the breeze carry him into town where he discovers that not many people pay attention to goldfish ghosts.
Off he floats, searching for the perfect home and the perfect friend
and then he hears a voice. . .
Bestselling author Lemony Snicket and illustrator Lisa Brown brings us a fresh and funny take on what happens after your favorite goldfish crosses over to the other side.
A Neal Porter Book
By Wenxuan, Cao
A philosophical picture book from one of China's most celebrated children's authors and 2016 Hans Christian Andersen Award-winner Cao Wenxuan.
A feather is blown across the sky, meeting various birds along the way, and asking each one, "Do I belong to you?".
Cao Wenxuan's Feather tells the story of a single feather that is helplessly swept away on a journey of self discovery and belonging. Encountering a variety of birds, from a kingfisher to a magpie, the feather is hopeful of meeting the the bird it belongs to. Again and again, the feather is dismissed or ignored. Only when it calmly and contentedly accepts that perhaps it is simply a feather with no bird to call its own does fate offer a reunion... Feather's appeal to young children is derived from a plot that is at once compelling, meditative, and full of adventure, aided by the dynamic, colorful illustrations of Roger Mello.
There's Nothing to Do!
By Petty, Dev
In the next book in the I Don't Want to be a Frog series, young Frog learns an unexpected lesson about how NOT to be bored.
Frog is bored. He can't find ANYTHING to do - even when his animal friends make good suggestions, like sleeping all day, licking between his toes, or hopping around and then staring off into space. Will he find a fun and exciting way to spend his day? Featuring the beloved characters from I Don't Want to Be a Frog and I Don't Want to Be Big, this new story is sure to bring a smile to every kid who's ever said "There's nothing to do!"
"In a structured, overstimulated world, downtime needs to be appreciated, and this small amphibian shows the way." - Kirkus
Doubleday Books for Young Readers
Kat Writes a Song
By Foley, Greg E
Kat the kind-hearted kitten has a great big song to share in this adorable new picture book from author and illustrator Greg Foley.It was a gray and rainy day. Kat was stuck indoors. She was sad because she had no one to play with. "I'll write a song! That will make me feel better," Kat said. Kat writes a song to make things better on a gray and rainy day. After perfecting her magic song, she sings it out loud, and to her surprise, the rainy clouds go away! Kat is so pleased that she goes around her neighborhood singing her magic song. Will her song be able to help her friends too? A great read-aloud for parents and little ones to share, this sweet story proves that music has the power to bring friends together and let the sun shine through.
No More Tantrums
By Lieshout, Maria Van
When babies don't get their way, they have a tantrum. Do big kids have tantrums? No! Big Kids use their words!
Every child's life is filled with milestones. Some happen easily; others need a little extra support. Artist and mom Maria van Lieshout has been there! Drawing upon her own experiences, she has created an engaging series of books just right for children on the brink of major changes and the caregivers who encourage them.
Look I'm a Cook
By Inc., Dorling Kindersley,
Perfect for kids ages 3-6, this activity book will get little ones discovering amazing everyday science as they play their way through more than 20 exciting recipes found inside.
Look I'm a Cook is bursting with tasty ideas and fun hands-on learning experiences that will get children playing, discovering amazing everyday science, and cooking up fun-filled food. The more than 20 activities are easy to prepare, set up, and create, and visual step-by-step instructions and a charming design make it the perfect activity book for parents and their little ones to share. From ice pops to chocolate muffins, kids can pour it, mix it, and taste it as each recipe becomes an ever-so-exciting experiment.
Little ones have the ability to look, touch, smell, taste, hear, and, above all, play their way to scientific discovery and amazement with Look I'm a Cook. Being a little cook has never been so much fun.
Series Overview: DK's Look series of exciting and educational STEM books focuses on the sensory experience of practical learning and play, and finds the science in everyday activities. Hands-on learning experiences tap straight into kids' insatiable curiosity and sense of wonder. Perfect for children ages 3-6 and formatted with a padded cover and toddler-tough pages, the series encourages children to develop independence, and improves their critical thinking, investigation skills, and motor skills as they play their way to scientific discovery and amazement.
On the Night of the Shooting Star
By Hest, Amy
For solitary neighbors Bunny and Dog, reticence overcomes curiosity - until something extraordinary happens to nudge them into friendship.
Bunny and Dog live on opposite sides of the fence. Every morning, first thing, Bunny looks through the fence and the tall grass at Dog. And every morning, first thing, Dog looks through the fence and the tall grass at Bunny. Yet neither one says hello. Or hi. Or nice to see you today. But then, one night, Bunny and Dog both see a shooting star zip through the sky. Could this shared moment be the start of a friendship? From storyteller Amy Hest and artist Jenni Desmond comes a lyrical, touching, and timely picture book about finding the courage to say "I could be your friend."