Monday, October 15, 2007

New Picture Books

Once Upon A Banana by Jennifer Armstrong
Everyday signs serve as captions for this pictorial tale of what happens after a monkey tosses a banana peel into the garbage can and misses.

Hickory Dickory Dock by Keith Baker
Rhythmic text expands on the Mother Goose rhyme, including a variety of animals that react as the clock strikes one through twelve.

Fiona's Luck by Teresa Bateman
A clever woman named Fiona must pass the leprechaun king's tests when she tries to get back all the luck he has locked away from humans.

And What Comes After a Thousand? by Anette Bley
Lisa learn that memories last forever when her friend, Otto, dies.

Betty Lou Blue by Nancy Crocker
Teased by other children because of her big feet, only Betty Lou can save her tormenters one snowy day.

The Magic Raincoat by Ryan David
Emily is not happy with her new raincoat until she discovers that it is magical, so when her mother trades it to the neighbor who was equally unhappy with her own new raincoat, Emily must think of a way to trade back.

She'll Be Coming 'Round The Mountain by Jonathan Emmett
This pink-pajama-wearing, jelly-jar-juggling, rooftop-dancing cowgirl is sure to charm the spurs off any ranger, and tickle the funny bone of the most ornery varmint. This classic song has brand-new verses.

Lilly's Big Day by Kevin Henkes
When her teacher announces that he is getting married, Lilly the mouse sets her heart on being the flower girl at his wedding.

Wind Flyers by Angela Johnson
A boy's love of flight takes him on a journey from the dusty dirt roads of Alabama to the war-torn skies of Europe and into the hearts of those who are only now beginning to understand the part these brave souls playin the the history of America.

Salt in His Shoes by Deloris Jordan
Young Michael Jordon, who is smaller than the other players, learns that determination and hard work are more important that size when playing the game of basketball.

Help! by Holly Keller
Mouse hears a rumor that snakes do not like mice and while trying to avoid his former friend, Snake, he falls into a hole from which neither Hedgehog, Squirrel, nor Rabbit can help him out.

Queen of the Scene by Queen Latifah
A self-confident young African-American girl explains why she is "queen of the scene" at the playground.

SuperHero ABC by Bob McLeod
Humorous SuperHeroes such as Goo Girl and The Volcano represent the letters of the alphabet from A to Z.

My Mommy Is Magic by Carl Norac
A child lists things a mommy does, such as chasing monsters away, that show she is magic, even if she does not have a wand or magic hat.

The Prince's Bedtime by Joanne Oppenheim
When the price refuses to go to bed each night, people come from near and with "cures" but an old woman knows the best way of putting children to sleep.

Looking for a Moose by Phyllis Root
Four children set off into the woods to find a moose.

Probuditi! by Chris Van Allsburg
On his birthday, Calvin and his friend Rodney see a magician perform, then copy him by hypnotizing Calvin's little sister, but the joke is on them when they are unable to snap her out of it.

Mouse Shapes by Ellen Stoll Walsh
Three mice make a variety of things out of different shapes as they hide from a scary car.

Delilah D. at the Library by Jeanne Willis
Delilah D. is the queen of a faraway land where libraries have free cupcakes, and trapezes for reaching high shelves, and a beautiful princess who reads stories to the children.

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