Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Picture Books

My Teacher is a Monster! - Peter Brown
Bobby thinks his teacher, Ms. Kirby, is horrible, but when he sees her outside of school and they spend a day in the park together, he discovers she might not be so bad after all.

Picnic - John Burningham
Boy and Girl go out for a picnic and meet all sorts of animals along the way.

Cinderella: A Fashionable Tale - Steven Guarnaccia
Retells the classic fairy tale of the young servant girl who experiences a magical night and finally finds her prince. Features illustrations of apparel and accessories inspired by famous fashion designers.

The Bambino and Me - Zachary Hyman
George Henry Alexander is a huge fan of baseball. His favorite team is the New York Yankees and his favorite player is Babe Ruth. George plays baseball during his free time and he listens to the games on the radio with his dad. Everywhere he goes, he carries his Babe Ruth baseball card. On his birthday, George's parents surprise him with two tickets to watch the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees--his first real game! But his presents don't stop there. Uncle Alvin has sent him a baseball jersey and cap, but it's for the Boston Red Sox! Filled with horror, George tosses them aside, but his mother will not have any of that. He will wear them to the baseball game with his dad! What will happen at the game? Will George get to meet Babe Ruth while wearing the opposing team's jersey?

The Midnight Library - Kazuno Kohara
"Once there was a library that only opened at night. Step inside and meet the little librarian and her three assistant owls."-- Provided by publisher

Froodle - Antoinette Portis
One day, amidst the usual chirps, tweets, and caws, a little brown bird decides to try singing a new song and sets off an interesting reaction.

A Boy and a Jaguar - Alan Rabinowitz
The renowned cat conservationist reflects on his early childhood struggles with a speech disorder, describing how he only spoke fluently when he was communicating with animals and how he resolved at a young age to find his voice to be their advocate.

Almost an Animal Alphabet - Katie Viggers
A whimsical A to Z book which pictures an animal for each letter of the alphabet.

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