Picture Book New Arrivals

Eyes That Kiss in the Corners Cover Image
By Joanna Ho, Dung Ho (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062915627
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Published: HarperCollins - January 5th, 2021

A New York Times Bestseller and #1 Indie Bestseller

This lyrical, stunning picture book tells a story about learning to love and celebrate your Asian-shaped eyes, in the spirit of Hair Love by Matthew A. Cherry, and is a celebration of diversity.


Puppy in My Head: A Book About Mindfulness Cover Image
By Elise Gravel, Elise Gravel (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780063037670
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Published: HarperCollins - January 5th, 2021

Picture Book -- Ages 4 to 8 -- This book shares a great mindfulness technique for kids that helps them manage feeling overwhelmed, whether from anxiety or excitement. Kids will love the approachable comic style format. -- Casey


My Very Favorite Book in the Whole Wide World Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338225327
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Published: Orchard Books - December 29th, 2020

Picture book - ages 5-9 - This was written by a former pro-football player who learned to read and love reading late in life and is very enthusiastic about it now! He calls himself a "literacy crusader" and I love that. --Sara


From Archie to Zack Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781419743672
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - December 29th, 2020

Picture book - ages 5-9 - It can take a lot of courage to tell your crush you like them and I love this adventurous exploration of that courage and joy! Super cute illustrations too. --Sara


In the Half Room Cover Image
By Carson Ellis, Carson Ellis (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781536214567
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Published: Candlewick - October 13th, 2020

Picture Book -- Ages 3 to 7 -- Don't pass by this unassuming gem from one of my favorite creators of children's literature out there! This bedtime rhyme will mesmerize with its strange illustrations, its wit, and its charm. A new favorite! -- Casey


Julia's House Moves On Cover Image
By Ben Hatke, Ben Hatke (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250191373
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Published: First Second - September 29th, 2020

Picture Book -- Ages 4 to 8 -- Full of whimsical creatures and other fantastical fare, this story will engage imaginations and keep readers riveted as they root for Julia, who must embrace adventure when things are NOT going to plan! A great pick for older kids who still like picture books. -- Casey


Red Shoes Cover Image
By Karen English, Ebony Glenn (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338114607
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - September 15th, 2020

Red shoes glowing--Perched on a pedestal in the shop windowas if on a throne."I want those, Nana," Malika says, as they pass the shop."We'll see," Nana says with a wink. "Looks like you could use a new pair."

Malika is delighted when Nana surprises her with a beautiful new pair of red shoes!


The Tiny Chef: and da mishing weshipee blook Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593115053
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Published: Razorbill - September 15th, 2020

Picture book - ages 5-9 - the Tiny Chef speaks his own language and uses re-purposed human sized things to cook in his tiny kitchen. But the best is when you see how large vegetables are next to him! Silly and fun. --Sara


Claude: The True Story of a White Alligator Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781632172693
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Published: Little Bigfoot - August 4th, 2020

Picture Books -- Ages 4 to 8 -- Learn all about our neighbor in Golden Gate Park! Claude is an albino alligator, and the mascot for the Academy of Sciences. Local author Emma Bland Smith tells the story of his life, including his unlikely friendship with snapping turtles, and encourages us to celebrate the things that make us different! -- Casey