Saturday, January 05, 2008

We have a bunch of new picture books!

Joe on the Go by Peggy Perry Anderson
Joe the frog cannot find anyone to play with him. Everyone seems to be too busy. However, someone does have time for him! Who will it be?

What a Party! by Sandy Asher
Froggie is so excited about Grandpa's birthday party that he doesn't want it to end.

Mwakwa Talks to the Loon (A Cree Story for Children) by Dale Auger
This book introduces children to the basics of life in a Cree village and how to be respectful of the gifts we have.

Wanda and the Frogs by Barbara Azore
Wanda finds some tadpoles on her way to school. The teacher allows the students to watch them develop their legs and tails. Wanda takes them home. What will happen when they turn totally into frogs?

A Nickel, a Trolley, a Treasure House by Sharon Reiss Baker
At the turn of the century, Lionel spends every spare minute sketching scenes from the world around him. He doesn't think his drawings could ever really matter to anyone. Then his teacher takes him to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. There, he finds that the world is a more exciting place then he could ever imagine.

Alphabetter by Dan Bar-el and Graham Ross
In this offbeat alphabet book, children find themselves with the wrong objects for the tasks at hand until they find a way to help each other out.

At the Dog Park with Sam and Lucy by Daisy Bix and Amelia Hansen
As you see dogs playing in the dog park, will you be able to find all the different types of dogs listed at the beginning of the book?

Grady the Goose by Denise Brennan-Nelson
Grady does not mind her parents well. She wants to do things in her own way. But, when her family flies south for the winter, she is left alone to fend for herself until a farmer helps her.

My Brother by Anthony Browne
A child describes the many wonderful things about his brother who can fly, write amazing stories, and stand up to bullies among other things.

more to come. . .

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