Books We Love for Little Ones
This book is exactly what my younger shy self needed. Playful, poignant, and beautifully illustrated -- this book is perfect for when a child might be feeling anxious or nervous in a new situation. Recommended by Julie
Made me laugh.
Made me cry.
Made me wise.
What a delightful surprise. Parents and kids will love this one! Recommended by Alena
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The newest picture book from the creators of Iggy Peck, Architect; Rosie Revere, Engineer; and Ada Twist, Scientist stars Sofia Valdez, a community leader who stands up for what she believes in!
$9.95ISBN: 9781605375052Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Clavis - October 29th, 2019
Ever been at a loss over how to talk to a young child about death? You won't find a more heartfelt way to begin the discussion. Recommended by Jeanette$18.95ISBN: 9781944903848Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Cameron Kids - September 24th, 2019
Recommended by Mary$17.99ISBN: 9781534414006Availability: In Stock in Our WarehousePublished: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - July 23rd, 2019
Hilarious, educational, not even spooky at all! It's laugh-out-loud fun! Recommended by Molly$15.95ISBN: 9781630763473Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Muddy Boots - June 5th, 2019
From the author who brought us Do Princesses Wear Hiking Boots, another gem!
Recommended by Alena$17.95ISBN: 9781771473446Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Owlkids - March 15th, 2019
This charming story about empathy and kindness warms my heart every time. Recommended by Molly$17.99ISBN: 9781481435208Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - June 12th, 2018
It has to be said that the art in this book is moving, beautiful, emotional, and alive. Evan Turk uses vibrant colors to tell the story of one whale from the beginning of life, through the decades. It's a story about love, loss, personal connection, but mostly it's a story about hope. Your children will find Heartbeat pretty and they will love the baby whale. But a promise to you is that it will break your heart and warm it all at once. Recommended by Rob$8.99ISBN: 9780486787992Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Dover Publications - September 17th, 2014
My husband said the reason I was a popular teacher of kids who had trouble reading was beause I never outgrew booger or fart jokes. No wonder I love this book (and so will most children.) Recommended by Jeanette$17.99ISBN: 9780735227934Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Dial Books - January 8th, 2019
Another wonderous picture book by a new favorite author, with a beautiful ode to the human heart. Recommended by Jeanette$17.99ISBN: 9781492674313Availability: In Stock in Our WarehousePublished: Sourcebooks Explore - November 13th, 2018
A hilarious alphabet book that highlights silent letters for children. Funny and enjoyable for all ages! Recommended by Julie$16.99ISBN: 9780763665302Availability: In Stock in Our WarehousePublished: Candlewick - October 18th, 2016
Every time I read this, I feel so happy. Read a few pages aloud, and I think you will too. :-)
Recommended by Molly.$17.99ISBN: 9781524713317Availability: In Stock in Our WarehousePublished: Random House Books for Young Readers - December 4th, 2018
I've ever been a big fan of alphabet books. But this one is the exception. An enchanting, quirky book of little known animal "facts." Turn to a random page and enjoy. Recommended by Emily$16.99ISBN: 9781452156088Availability: In Stock in Our WarehousePublished: Chronicle Books - September 11th, 2018
A lovely, uplifting (no pun intended) story of a pig who wants to fly. After admiring how birds glide through the air, this pig decides hes going to migrate with them -- even if he has to build his own wings. A wonderful tale of ingenuity & the power of determination. Recommended by Emily$16.95ISBN: 9781938298073Availability: In Stock in Our WarehousePublished: Compendium Publishing & Communications - February 1st, 2014
Beautiful art and a heart-warming message about inspiration and creativity. Plus, how adorable is that little idea-egg?! Recommended by Molly$17.99ISBN: 9780735229860Availability: In Stock in Our WarehousePublished: Dial Books - March 13th, 2018
Although I've enjoyed Diaz as a writer of adult fiction, I must admit I wasn't sure he could pull off a kids' book. What a delight this turned out to be! Read and reminisce. Recommended by Jeanette$17.99ISBN: 9781524740917Availability: In Stock in Our WarehousePublished: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - January 9th, 2018
De La Pena has done it again: written a picture book which recognizes the emotional depth of children. A beautifully illustrated, lyrical homage to the breadth of love. Recommended by Jeanette$32.95ISBN: 9781605373560Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Clavis - November 15th, 2017
Beautiful story. Beautiful Book. Full of heart and gentle wisdom. (Another one for tree-lovers. Take a look at all the paper cut-outs -- these add layers of beauty and meaning.) Recommended by Alena$14.95ISBN: 9781419723490Availability: In Stock in Our WarehousePublished: Abrams Appleseed - May 2nd, 2017
This is the purrrfect counting book, in my humble opinion. For all future cat lovers. Recommended by Catsby$16.99ISBN: 9781433830334Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Magination Press - October 8th, 2019
What a fabulously imaginative story about finding your way in the world. Recommended by Jeanette$17.99ISBN: 9780062451989Availability: In Stock in Our WarehousePublished: Balzer + Bray - October 11th, 2016
What a fun way to introduce the concept of evolution!!! Recommended by Jeanette$7.95ISBN: 9781630761646Availability: In Stock in Our WarehousePublished: Taylor Trade Publishing - January 7th, 2016
My kind of princess!!! Recommended by Alena$17.99ISBN: 9781442497443Availability: In Stock in Our WarehousePublished: Beach Lane Books - September 23rd, 2014
You wouldn't think a story without words would both bring you to the edge of tears as well as lift your heart with joy. Recommended by Jeannette$16.99ISBN: 9781442480889Availability: In Stock in Our WarehousePublished: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - June 3rd, 2014
Mister Bud & Zorro are back -- and as funny as ever. Poor Mister Bud must wear the cone and his pal Zorro could be a little more understanding. With charming illustrations, Mister Bud Wears the Cone is hilarious and perceptive! Recommended by Jane