Thursday, March 31, 2016

New Picture Books

Prince Fly Guy - Tedd Arnold
Buzz is writing a fairy tale for homework, and Fly Guy naturally assumes the role of a handsome prince, who fends off a giant and rescues a beautiful princess.

Dylan the Villain - K.G. Campbell
Dylan's parents have always boasted that he is the "very best and cleverest super-villain in the whole wide world," but when he meets Addison Van Malice, his powers are put to the test.

The Night Gardener - Terry Fan and Eric Fan
Everyone on Grimloch Lane enjoys the trees and shrubs clipped into animal masterpieces after dark by the Night Gardener, but William, a lonely boy, spots the artist, follows him, and helps with his special work.

When Spring Comes - Kevin Henkes
Animals and children alike watch as the world transforms from the dark and dead of winter to a full and blooming spring.

The Hueys in None the Number: A Counting Adventure - Oliver Jeffers
One of the Hueys tries to explain the concept of "none" to another by finding different numbers of items, one through ten, then taking them all away.

Into the Snow - Yuki Kaneko
A child plays in the snow and experiences the sensory joys of winter and independence.

Miss Mary Reporting: The True Story of Sportswriter Mary Garber - Sue Macy
Examines the career of Mary Garber, who "was a sportswriter for fifty-six years and was the first woman to receive the Associated Press Sports Editors Red Smith Award, presented for major contributions in sports journalism. And now, every year the Association of Women in Sports Media presents the Mary Garber Pioneer Award in her honor to a role model for women in sports media.

Parachute - Danny Parker
A boy wears a parachute because it makes him feel braver when he is scared but eventually comes to a point when he realizes he doesn't need it any more.

Elizabeth Started All the Trouble - Doreen Rappaport
Includes bibliographical references. A picture book that celebrates female social reformers, including Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucretia Mott, and Sojourner Truth.

Bear Sees Colors - Karma Wilson
While taking a walk with Mouse, Bear meets many other friends and sees colors everywhere.

The Bear Snores On - Karma Wilson
On a cold winter night many animals gather to party in the cave of a sleeping bear, who then awakes and protests that he has missed the food and the fun.

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