Friday, February 12, 2010

New Picture Books

All Things Bright and Beautiful - Ashley Bryan
An illustrated version of the well-known hymn, which describes the marvels of God's creation.

Julie Andrews' Collection of Poems, Songs, and Lullabies
Julie Andrews and her daughter, Emma Walton Hamilton, have hand-selected a wonderful mix of their most cherished poems, songs, and lullabies in this rich and diverse poetry collection.

Beatrice Doesn't Want To - Laura Numeroff
On the third afternoon of going to the library with her brother Henry, Beatrice finally finds something she enjoys doing.

Corduroy's Best Halloween Ever!
Corduroy must decide on his costume in order to enjoy one of his favorite holidays with his friends.

Dogs Don't Wear Sneakers - Lura Numeroff
In a child's imagination, animals do wacky things, including ducks riding bikes, yaks skiing, and fish eating bagels.

Corduroy's Easter Party
As he and his friends get ready to celebrate Easter with a special party, Corduroy wonders if the Easter Bunny is real. What better time for Corduroy and his friends to throw an Easter party? They've got their Easter hats, they've dyed their eggs, and now they're waiting on one special long-eared guest. Will the Easter bunny show?

The Chicken of the Family - Mary Amato
When her older sisters tease her into believing that she is actually a chicken, Henrietta runs off to a farm to be among her own kind. Buckeye Children's Book Award, 2010

The Best Story - Eileen Spinelli
When a contest at the local library offers a prize for the best story, a girl tries to write one using her family's suggestions, but her story does not seem right until she listens to her heart.

Would I Trade My Parents? - Laura Numeroff
A young boy considers what is special about all of his friends' parents, and realizes that his own are the most wonderful of all.

What Aunts Do Best; What Uncles Do Best - Laura Numeroff
Read one way, this book describes all the wonderful things aunts do, and when turned over, it depicts why uncles are special.

Hedgie Blasts Off! - Jan Brett
When the spectacular, sparkling explosions at a popular tourist sight slow down, Hedgie the hedgehog is the only one capable of flying to tiny planet Mikkop to see what is wrong.

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