Picture Book Preview: New and Noteworthy

July 11, 2018 | P@

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Picture Book Preview

Posted on behalf of Marnie, 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.


All of us
All of Us by Carin Berger

All of Us by Carin Berger, 2018.  Ages 4-8

A lyrical celebration of love, community and family, both simple and universal. 


Monster boogie
Monster Boogie by Laurie Berkner

Monster Boogie by Laurie Berkner, Illustrated by Ben Clanton 2018.  Ages 4-8

Children’s musician Laurie Berkner hit song is now a picture book perfect for little monsters!  Illustrator Ben Clanton’s (the Narwahl and Jelly series) colourful monsters are full of dancing fun.


Good dog
Good Dog by Cori Doerrfeld

Good Dog by Cori Doerrfeld, 2018 Ages 4-8

This sweet story of a stray dog will melt your heart with its adorable illustrations and happy ending.


Ocean meets sky
Ocean Meets Sky by The Fan Brothers

Ocean Meets Sky by The Fan Brothers, 2018.  Ages 4-8

Follow young Finn’s voyage to the special place of his grandfather’s stories in this charmingly detailed intergenerational tale.


Are you scared darth vader
Are You Scared Darth Vader by Adam Rex

Are You Scared, Darth Vader? by Adam Rex, 2018. Ages 4-8

Star Wars' central antagonist has another side. The evil Darth Vader might be a little scared. Read this hilarious picture book aloud in your finest Vader voice to delight children of all ages.


Previous New And Noteworthy Picture Book Previews from 2018

May 31

April 5

Jan 31