Picture Book Preview - New and Noteworthy

January 28, 2017 | shannon k.

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Posted on behalf of Margaret, Children's Selection Team

We are dedicated to bringing the best and brightest books to our library collections. Here are some picture books we are really excited about that will be hitting shelves soon. 

Bob, Not Bob! Wolf in the Snow  Bunny's Book Club  Samson; The Piranha Who Went to Dinner

Bob, Not Bob! by Liz Garton Scanlon, 2017. Ages 3-5.

Celebrate cold and flu season with this hilarious picture book perfect for read alouds. To be read as if you have the worst cold ever, when “Mom” sounds like “bob” and Bob the dog gets very confused.

Wolf in the Snow by Matthew Cordell, 2017. Ages 4-8.

Nearly wordless, highlighted by dramatic illustrations this beautiful book tells a story of a young girl lost in a blizzard who helps a wolf cub find its pack.

Bunny's Book Club by Annie Silvestro, 2017. Ages 3-5.

When outdoor story time moves inside the library for the winter, Bunny misses listening to the wonderful books. So he infiltrates the library at night and starts his own book club. Celebrate the magic that only books can bring!

Samson: The Piranha Who Went to Dinner by Tadgh Bentley, 2017. Age 4-7.

Samson is not like other piranhas. Samson is a foodie who dreams of traveling the world and eating at the finest restaurants. Can a scary looking piranha get a reservation at the fanciest restaurant in town?

Spring for Sophie  Ribbit  Robins! ; How they Grow Up  A Perfect Day

Spring for Sophie by Yael Werber, 2017. Ages 4-7.

We all know that feeling. All the snow, the cold…will spring EVER come?  Celebrate the changing of the seasons in this charming picture book.

ribbit by Jorey Hurley, 2017. Ages 2-5.

The story of a year in the life of a frog family from acclaimed author and illustrator Jorey Hurley.

Robins! : How They Grow Up by Eileen Christelow, 2017. Ages 5-10.

Two young robins relate the ups and downs and ins and outs of their first year. Life with robin mom and dad and robin siblings comes alive with detailed illustrations and informative text in this non-fiction picture book.

A Perfect Day by Lane Smith, 2017. Ages 3-8.

It’s a perfect day for lounging in the garden, swimming in the pool and enjoying some nice food; that is until Bear shows up!