Books for the youngest readers... Updated frequently, please check back often!
Introducing the first concept book in the new Pop Magic series, an exciting line of preschool books from pop-up wizard Matthew Reinhart that makes learning fun!
A stunning, hands-on exploration of colors for the very youngest readers!
Hop aboard the Peace Train in this picture book adaptation of Cat Stevens’s legendary anthem of unity and harmony in time for the song’s 50th anniversary! With illustrations by New York Times bestselling illustrator Peter H. Reynolds.
The Pout-Pout Fish's morning has been maddening and rough. Disappointments and frustrations—Mr. Fish has had enough! It's been one thing, then another, then another stacked on top. He's mad and getting madder. Is there any way to stop?
Rain or shine, two siblings always find the silver lining in this joyful, shining picture-book debut
Is there anything better than a sunny day?
How about a day that’s sunny . . .
A picture book meditation on curiosity, wonder, and finding one’s way
In this lyrical picture book, readers follow one boy through his life as he returns to the seashore beside his home. The boy likes to think, and his thoughts turn into questions. He brings these questions to the sea. At times, he thinks he can hear the sea whisper to him: Dream. Love.
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From Julie Flett, the beloved author and illustrator of Birdsong, comes a joyous new book about playtime for babies, toddlers, and kids up to age 7, perfect for fans of But First, We Nap.
From a New York Times bestselling author comes this poignant, lyrical tale about nature's great escape artist—perfect for fans of the Oscar-winning documentary film My Octopus Teacher.
Get ready to go on a hiking adventure and learn your ABCs with Mrs. Peanuckle!
A is for Air
B is for Bears, Birds, and Bunnies
C is for Compass
The crayons are back in this board book all about feelings from the creators of the #1 New York Times bestselling The Day Crayons Quit and The Day the Crayons Came Home!
An everyday visit to the pool transforms into an unforgettable celebration of the water in this remarkable picture book from Jacqueline Davies, the award-winning author of children's classic The Lemonade War, and Sonia Sánchez, the illustrator of Meg Medina's Evelyn Del Rey Is Moving Away.
From Yamile Saied Méndez, acclaimed author of Where Are You From?, comes a stunning lyrical picture book that tells the story of one girl who is always asked a simple question: What will you be when you grow up?
From a New York Times bestselling author and Caldecott-honor winning artist comes an exuberant illustrated story about playing dress up, having fun, and feeling free.The boy loves to be naked. He romps around his house naked and wild and free. Until he romps into his parents' closet and is inspired to get dressed.
A Sikh father and daughter with a special hair bond proudly celebrate and share a family tradition in this charming story perfect for fans of Hair Love and I Love My Hair!Every morning Papa combs through his daughter's waves like he does his own—parting it down the middle, using coconut oil to get all the tangles out.
Some days he braids her hair in
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With over 30 million copies in print, Anna Dewdney's New York Times bestselling Llama Llama books have provided hours of comfort and fun-to-read-aloud rhyme.
"I have something new to talk about . . . tonight I will be going out," Mama gently tells Llama Llama.
A picture book celebrating Indigenous culture and traditions. The Governor General Award--winning team behind When We Were Alone shares a story that honors our connections to our past and our grandfathers and fathers.
From writer Holly M. McGhee and illustrator Pascal Lemaitre, the bestselling creative team behind Come with Me and Listen, comes a story of hope, abundance, and the unfailing possibilities the world holds.
The friends thought it a wonder—
winter white flakes a gift from the sky.
They let them land . . .
Leading actor, producer and director Channing Tatum's picture book debut, The One and Only Sparkella is a charming ode to self-esteem and the love between a father and daughter--illustrated by Kim Barnes.
Ella is excited for her first day at a new school.
Glimmering pencil case? Check!
Shimmering backpack? Check!
Glittery ribbons in her hair? Check!
An arresting, poetic journey and a moving reflection on immigration, family, and home, from an acclaimed creative team.
Wishes tells the powerful, honest story about one Vietnamese family's search for a new home on the other side of the world, and the long-lasting and powerful impact that makes on the littlest member of the family.
Perfect for fans of mischievous storytime favorites like Pig the Pug, The Bad Seed, and Eloise comes a winning story about a spunky heroine and her sidekick pup who are ready to WIN!
Today is Sports Day, I can't wait.
And as I know that I'll be great,
I've planned how I will celebrate...
Because I'm going to WIN.
Caldecott Honor winner David Shannon applies his wonderful off-beat humor to the story of a duck who decides to try riding a bike -- and loves it! Another young, funny book perfect for reading aloud -- now in paperback!
One day down on the farm, Duck got a wild idea. "I bet I could ride a bike," he thought.
A playful peek into the homes of dinosaur babies and their parents at bedtime -- now in paperback!How do dinosaurs say good night?Brimming with humor and familiar good-night antics, here is a playful peek into the homes of dinosaur children and their parents at bedtime.
Bruce is a bear who struggles with fun.
When Bruce says no to fun one too many times, Nibbs, Thistle, and Rupert secretly wish Bruce was more fun. And the geese secretly wish for sandwiches. The next morning, all their wishes come true. Bruce is cheerful. Bruce is adventurous. Bruce has pizzazz . . . and a basket of sandwiches.
"Capturing one librarian's breathtaking fictional journey is a riveting way to showcase and honor the risky work of these real librarians, and the text communicates a deep reverence for their mission-and their tremendous fortitude. Illustrations depict a pale, red-haired librarian, nearly always smiling despite the obstacles that nature puts in her path.
An animated conductor and his orchestra of animals let the words move them in this engaging exploration of some beautiful and inspiring musical terms.In this simple introduction to seven musical terms, Robert Heidbreder's rhythmic poetry is paired with Duýan Petričić's exuberant illustrations to perfectly convey the terms' meanings.
In this playful take on school readiness by award-winning author-illustrator Marianne Dubuc, a child visits their friends' schools and discovers how many wonderful things kindergarteners do in a day!Pom is ready for the first day of kindergarten. Not the real first day, that's not for another year. But Pom has been hearing a lot from all the animals about each of their schools.
Explore the connections found in nature in this simply stunning picture book that explores the idea of change, both big and small.
This sky is
the same sky that was blue,
and now is
spilling down in drips and drops…
until rainclouds pass…
Over the course of one day, a small child experiences the way the natural world changes from sun to ra
The classic bestselling picture book, Angelina’s Baby Sister, is back in a beautiful, refreshed hardcover edition perfect for Angelina fans new and old! Can Angelina sashay her way through all the changes a baby brings?
Angelina Ballerina thinks she’s the luckiest mouse in the world—she’s going to be a big sister!
Mole loves to stick labels on objects. One day, he finds something unusual in the woods. He puts a bunch of labels on the beast that read, lumpy, bumpy, gigantic. Then the thing frightens Mole, so Mole adds the label "dangerous". But is the Lumpy-Bumpy Thing really all that dangerous?
Though separated by language, age, and an ocean, a child and grandparent find common ground in this warm, witty picture book
Grandpa lives on the other side of the ocean.
He takes naps all the time. He eats different foods. He speaks an unfamiliar language. His house is the most boring place on Earth!
Or is it?
Caldecott Award winner Brian Floca gives a heartfelt thank you to the essential workers who keep their cities going during COVID-19 quarantine in this tenderly illustrated picture book.
We are here at home now, watching the world through our windows. Outside we see the city we know, but not as we’ve seen it before. The once hustling and bustling streets are empty.
Beloved author-illustrator Lita Judge reminds readers that even the biggest and bravest were once small...and even the smallest can become anything they choose to be.
There is strength in even
the smallest things.
Just as a bird grows
within her egg,
and a cub becomes
a brave big bear,
you too will grow.
Patience, little one.