Sunday, October 17, 2010

New Picture Books

Knuffle Bunny Free - While traveling with her family to Holland to visit her grandparents, Trixie once again loses her beloved Knuffle Bunny.
Chicken Big - A giant chicken hatches from an enormous egg, but the other chickens cannot accept that he is one of them.

Swim! Swim! - Lerch the fish is lonely, and after trying to befriend some unreceptive--and inanimate--objects, he finally succeeds in finding a friend.

Pierre Le Poof! - Pierre goes from a pampered pooch to a trash-covered street dog and discovers home is the best place of all.

Woof A Love Story - Despite a language barrier, a dog and cat fall in love with the help of a buried trombone.

Thanksgiving Rules -Young Percy Isaac Gifford provides a list of ten rules for getting the most out of Thanksgiving Day, especially how best to enjoy the buffet.

Llama Llama Red Pajama -At bedtime, a little llama worries after his mother puts him to bed and goes downstairs.

Llama Llama Misses Mama -Llama Llama experiences separation anxiety on his first day of nursery school.
Llama Llama Mad at Mama -A young llama wants to play but must go shopping with his mother instead, and so he gets angry and makes a mess at the store.

Looking for Luna -On a walk outdoors to locate their "soft-stepping, shining-eyed, milk-lapping" cat, a father and child enjoy watching other felines tumbling in the grass, creeping through flowers, climbing trees, and batting moths.

Where Teddy Bears Come From- When Little Wolf cannot fall asleep, he decides that he needs a teddy bear and goes into the woods to see if he can find out where to get one.

Go Back to Bed! - Every time Edwin is sent to bed, he creeps back downstairs and discovers wondrous events going on there.

Can You Growl Like a Bear? -In rhyming text, the reader is asked to mimic a variety of animal noises in preparation for a good night's sleep.

Whose Nose and Toes? -Introduces baby animals and their different noses and feet in a guessing-game format.

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