Staff Picks! Picture Books

 

 

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Wonder Walkers Cover Image
By Micha Archer, Micha Archer (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593109649
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - March 30th, 2021

Paired with her signature, beautifully crafted collages, Micha Archer takes us on an inquisitive nature journey through the imaginative observations of two children.

~ Laure


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Wolfboy Cover Image
By Andy Harkness, Andy Harkness (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781547604425
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - February 2nd, 2021

This is a relatable story, a fun read aloud, and a visual treat that will appeal to hangry kids of all ages.

~ Laure


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Bad Cat! Cover Image
By Nicola O'Byrne, Nicola O'Byrne (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781536217285
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Published: Nosy Crow - April 13th, 2021

If you have ever lived with a cat, even for a short time, then you will recognize all the idiosyncratic qualities that make "bad" cats impossible to live with, and even more impossible to live without. 

~ Laure


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Unicorns Are the Worst! Cover Image
By Alex Willan, Alex Willan (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534453838
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - September 29th, 2020

This is a cute and funny picture book about the importance of getting to know someone before casting judgment and embracing each other's differences. 

~ Laure


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My Friend Earth: (Earth Day Books with Environmentalism Message for Kids, Saving Planet Earth, Our Planet Book) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780811879101
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Published: Chronicle Books - February 25th, 2020

Beauty and mystery come together in perfect harmony to celebrate our earth.

~ Joan


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Pluto Gets the Call Cover Image
By Adam Rex, Laurie Keller (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534414532
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Published: Beach Lane Books - November 12th, 2019

In true Adam Rex fashion, Pluto's journey is hilarious as you meet the eight other planets and learn a little about each one through their unique personalities.

~ Laure


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We Are Water Protectors Cover Image
By Carole Lindstrom, Michaela Goade (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250203557
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - March 17th, 2020

Inspired by Ojibwe women, this book, with its gorgeous images, tells a tale of a community of water-protectors that have an immense sense of protection for the environment. With its poetic nature and bold language, this book reminds us how we are all stewards of the Earth.

~Aftan


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Crossings: Extraordinary Structures for Extraordinary Animals Cover Image
By Katy S. Duffield, Mike Orodán (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534465794
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Published: Beach Lane Books - October 13th, 2020

Here is a look into some of the innovative ways animal lovers from around the world have created structures in order to cohabitate with the local wildlife, instead of taking away their homes.

~ Laure


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Looking for Smile Cover Image
By Ellen Tarlow, Lauren Stringer (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534466197
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Published: Beach Lane Books - September 29th, 2020

I love books that take a challenging topic such as melancholy and write about it in such a way that children can relate to it, and learn how to deal with it. Both the words and the illustrations in this sweet story do this perfectly.

~ Laure


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The Alphabet's Alphabet Cover Image
By Chris Harris, Dan Santat (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316266628
Availability: Not in Stock
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 29th, 2020

The Alphabet's Alphabet is a fun and quirky book that looks at each letter and proves that no matter how different we all look, we are all part of one big family.

~ Laure