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Bodega Cat

Louie Chin · POW!
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

An ode to New York's iconic feline friend, and the communities they call home.

Bodega is a Spanish word for "grocery store," but they are so much more than that. Bodegas are often a community cornerstone, a welcoming neighborhood haven, and in New York, an emblem...
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Franklin's Day with Dad

Caitlin Drake Smith · Kids Can Press
Format: Paperback

Franklin gets a great idea when he hears that Fox and his dad are spending the day doing special stuff. Coolio! he says. Im going to have a Day with Dad today, too! His dad, Mr. Turtle, thinks this is a splendid idea, but first they have to get to the store to replace their broken rain...
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Christopher Columbus

Mary Dodson Wade · C. Press/F. Watts Trade
Format: Book

Some people seem destined to make a lasting impact on the world. They might be daring explorers like Christopher Columbus or ordinary people, like Rosa Parks, who do extraordinary things. But they share one thing in common - the desire to change history for the better. Key Features: A "You...
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Squid Kid the Magnificent

Lynne Berry · Disney/Hyperion Books
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

Oliver isn't an ordinary squid; he's Squid Kid the Magnificent! But his sister, Stella, will tell you otherwise. While Oliver performs various feats of magic-like vanishing in ink, or making dozens of squids suddenly appear-Stella sees right through each illusion, and is far from impressed....
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Maisy Goes on a Plane

Lucy Cousins · Candlewick Press
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

What's it like to travel by plane for the first time? Little flyers are in good company with Maisy leading the way.

Maisy is going to visit her friend Ella, and she is taking a plane to get there. She's very excited! Join the mouse as she checks in at the airport, finds her seat...
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Magic Shapes

PatrickGeorge · Boxer Books
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Square, circle, diamond, and more: follow a mysterious red box as it travels by air, train, and truck - and take a happy trip through the world of shapes, too! As the package makes its way, turn the transparent acetate to see everything from a big circular sun and oval owl to a triangular...
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Press Here

Herve Tullet · Chronicle Books
Pages: 56
Format: Hardcover

PRESS HERE, MIX IT UP!, LET'S PLAY! and now SAY ZOOP! Collect all four interactive books from Hervé Tullet!

Press the yellow dot on the cover of this book, follow the instructions within, and embark upon a magical journey! Each page of this surprising book instructs the reader...
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Thomas and Friends: The Adventure Begins

Random House · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 24
Format: Paperback

How did Thomas the Tank Engine arrive on the Island of Sodor? How did he become the number 1 little blue engine? Train-loving boys ages 4 to 7 will delight in this original paperback storybook--the first and only one that tells the whole story about their beloved friend Thomas and his very...
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Broadway Baby: The Sound of Music, Do Re Mi: Based on the song by Rodgers & Hammerstein

WALTER FOSTER JR. CREATIVE TEAM. · Walter Foster Jr
Pages: 36
Format: Board book

Introduce the splendor of Broadway music to your children with the Broadway Baby series! Now you can share and enjoy Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic Do Re Mi from The Sound of Music with your children in this gorgeously illustrated book. The first title in the series, Broadway Baby:...
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Big Words for Little Geniuses

JAMES PATTERSON · jimmy patterson
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

There's no "gobbledygook" in this clever, New York Times bestselling picture book by James and Susan Patterson, with each letter of the alphabet providing a sophisticated word and definition for "Lilliputian" children to learn. Adults will appreciate the "juxtaposition"...
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Greenling

Levi Pinfold · Candlewick Press, 2015.
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

A modern fable about nature's power from a Kate Greenaway Medal winnerMr. Barleycorn picks a green baby growing on his land, unleashing the incredible power of nature. When zucchinis flower in the kitchen and carrots sprout out of their television, Mr. Barleycorn's wife insists...
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The Brother Book

Todd Parr · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Bestselling and beloved creator Todd Parr brings his trademark wit and wisdom to this celebration of all different kinds of brothers!

Some brothers are big. Some brothers are little.
Some brothers are quiet. Some brothers are a little wild.
All brothers are a special part of your...
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George's New Dinosaur

Eone · Scholastic Inc.
Pages: 24
Format: Paperback

George's favorite toy is Mr. Dinosaur. When Mr. Dinosaur breaks, George gets a new toy: Dino-Roar! Dino-Roar walks, talks, and even sings--but can he replace George's old toy?



This storybook is based on the hit Nick Jr. animated TV show!
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Monkey: Not Ready for the Baby

Marc Tolon Brown · Alfred A Knopf
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

The new baby is coming soon... but Monkey is NOT ready. Acclaimed author and illustrator Marc Brown offers a fun and reassuring story about becoming a big brother.

Monkey is very nervous about the new baby. He likes being a little brother! Before the big arrival, Monkey must learn...
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A Unicorn Named Sparkle

Amy Young · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

When Lucy sees an ad in the newspaper for a unicorn, she sends in her twenty-five cents and waits four to six long weeks for her very own unicorn to arrive. She imagines the flowers that she'll braid into his beautiful pink mane, and she even picks the perfect name for him: Sparkle....
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