This awesome array of new-book-ey goodness will be arriving at MPL soon! Come check these titles out!
I am Not a Chair by Ross Burach
Could there be anything worse for Giraffe? Maybe being sat on by a skunk or smooshed by two hapless hippos, or worst of all—cornered by a hungry lion? No one seems to notice that Giraffe is not standing around just to be sat upon. Will he be able to find his voice and make his friends realize who he really is?
The Day I Ran Away by Holly Niner
While Dad tucks her in, a little girl named Grace calmly recounts her day—which was anything but calm.
Duck, Duck, Dinosaur: Noise At Night by Kallie George
Feather, Flap, and Spike are spending their first night in their very own nest. They tell stories and snuggle up to get a good night’s sleep, until . . . GRRORE! What’s that scary-sounding noise?
How to Find a Friend by Marie S. Costa
Two creatures …too busy …to notice each other! Finding a friend can sometimes be a hit-and-miss affair! When Rabbit moves into his new burrow and Squirrel moves into her new treehouse, they would both love to BUMP into a friend. But will that ever happen or will they keep on MISSING each other? With all the appeal of those ‘it’s behind you’ moments from pantomime, you can join Squirrel and Rabbit on their comedy CRASH course in how to find a friend!
Good Night My Darling Baby by ALyssa Satin Capucilli (board book)
In this lovely bedtime story, animals tuck in their babies, sing a song, and give a kiss good night, ending with parents tucking in their child for a sweet sleep.
I’m Grumpy by Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm (board book)
A grumpy cloud upsets his friend Sunny and must make amends. A sweet, funny, and simple introduction to the impact that emotions can have on those around you.
Happy Dreamer by Peter H. Reynolds
Displaying his distinctive voice and images, Reynolds celebrates the joys and challenges of being a creative spirit.
Flora and the Chicks by Molly Idle (board book)
Idle brings her balletic heroine Flora to a younger audience in this nearly wordless board book that finds the girl struggling to keep up with a nestful of hatching chickens.
Brobarians by Lindsey Ward
Two brothers, two great warriors—two brobarians!—engage in an epic backyard battle, until the “magic that ruled all” (aka mother) calls them in.
Is Your Smile Like a Crocodile’s?
Get ready for fun as you compare your toddlers smile to the toothy grin of a crocodile.
Bird, Balloon, Bear by Il Sung Na
Bird’s new in the forest, and as much as he’d like to befriend Bear, he never quite gets up the courage to say hello.
Be Quiet! by Ryan T. Higgins
Having failed in the hospitality business due to a rude and surly bear (Hotel Bruce, 2016), mice Rupert, Nibbs, and Thistle decide to go into publishing.
Carrot and Pea: An Unlikely Friendship by Morag Hood
Colin is tall. He’s orange. He’s a carrot! He’s nothing like Lee, a round green pea. He can’t do any of the things Lee and his pea pals can do. How can Colin and Lee ever be friends? A charming celebration of embracing differences and standing out in a crowd.
Amazing Animals: A Spin & Spot Book by Liza Charlesworth
Be on the lookout for polar bears in the Arctic, elephants in the savannah, chickens on the farm, and more exciting creatures of all shapes and all sizes. Can you spot all 64 animals?
Bear Likes Jam by Ciara Gavin
When Bear discovers jam for the time, he can’t think of anything else. Mama Duck tells him that growing bears need to eat their vegetables first . . . but Bear can’t stand the strange green things on his plate. He only wants jam! It’s not until Bear notices the little ducks around him eating ALL of their food, that it finally clicks: Bear can have his dinner and his jam.