New and Noteworthy Picture Books July 2022
Happy summer! 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! Read them with your child and log them using a free app called Beanstack. Earn badges, try fun challenges for all ages, and explore our Summer Wonder and TD Summer Reading Club programs.
A Dress with Pockets by Lily Murray, illustrated by Jenny Løvlie (ages 2-5)
Some dresses are frilly and lacy, stripy or silly, sun dresses or fun dresses. Lucy knows that the best dresses are the ones that have pockets!
Ice Cream Face by Heidi Woodward Sheffield (ages 3-5)
An "ice cream kid" thinks every meal should be ice cream (I happen to agree), but waiting in line at the ice cream parlor is hard. A delicious ode to a summer treat!
The Sublime Ms. Stacks by Robb Pearlman, illustrated by Dani Jones (ages 3-7)
Mr. Stephens is a great librarian, but when it comes to story time and craft time, things are a bit boring. That is until Mr. Stephens mysteriously disappears and substitute librarian Ms. Stacks arrives and shakes things up!
My Lala by Thomas King, illustrated by Charlene Chua (ages 3-7)
Lala is a confident toddler who wakes up one morning and decides she owns everything in the world. She claims everything with a red dot, her Lala Dots!
Don't Eat Bees: Life Lessons from Chip the Dog by Dev Petty, illustrated by Mike Boldt (ages 3-7)
Chip the dog knows things, and has some advice on living your best life. Like the difference between what to eat (the fancy stuff humans cooked for dinner) and what not to eat (bees). But will Chip follow his own advice?
Posted on behalf of Margaret, Children's Selection Team.