Picture Books We Love

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There's a Dodo on the Wedding Cake Cover Image
By Wade Bradford, Kevin Hawkes (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781536208849
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Published: Candlewick - September 8th, 2021

In a raucous sequel to There’s a Dinosaur on the 13th Floor, Mr. Snore is back at the hotel to play his violin at a wedding—where his valiant efforts to protect the elaborate cake go hilariously awry.


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Norman Didn't Do It!: (Yes, He Did) (Mother Bruce Series) Cover Image
By Ryan Higgins, Ryan Higgins (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781368026239
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - September 7th, 2021

Seriously, EVERY book this guy writes is hysterical.


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Twisty-Turny House Cover Image
By Lisa Mantchev, EG Keller (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534438477
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - September 14th, 2021

Great illustrations. What happens when the dogs from downstairs and the cats from upstairs meet in the middle (where the fish, the rat, and the rabbit are)?


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Beautifully Me Cover Image
By Nabela Noor, Nabi H. Ali (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534485877
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - September 14th, 2021

Love this book. The message to parents and caregivers is so important! Too many kids are growing up thinking their bodies aren't right because of things they hear and see around them. 


If You Ever Meet a Skeleton Cover Image
By Rebecca Evans, Katrin Dreiling (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781645672159
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Published: Page Street Kids - September 7th, 2021

This is a rhyming book about how skeletons aren't scary, they are really kind of pathetic, but are good at being friends, sharing candy, and making your mom shriek.


Small Knight and the Anxiety Monster Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250618795
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - September 7th, 2021

 I love kids' book that turn the princess thing on its head, this one has a Small Knight with they/them pronouns who doesn't mind being a princess but wants to go on adventures. They get so upset by this, and don't know how to explain it to their parents, that an anxiety monster starts to grow. Small Knight has to face the monster to defeat it.


Stick and Stone: Best Friends Forever! Cover Image
By Beth Ferry, Tom Lichtenheld (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780358473022
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Published: Clarion Books - September 7th, 2021

These guys are just so darn cute. Stick wants to find his family tree so they go on an adventure, but of course his real family is Stone (and Pinecone).


Survivor Tree Cover Image
By Marcie Colleen, Aaron Becker (Illustrator)
$18.99
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ISBN: 9780316487672
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - August 31st, 2021

A very touching book. I had no idea this tree existed. Perfect for 9/11. The illustrations are by Aaron Becker and, not surprising, wonderful.


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Freight Train Lift-the-Flap Cover Image
By Donald Crews, Donald Crews (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780063067141
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Published: Greenwillow Books - August 31st, 2021

My favorite board book ever. Now in lift-the-flap format! Fantastic.

Highly Recommended by Kristine


When We Fly Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593203583
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Published: Philomel Books - August 17th, 2021

The message here is that not everything broken can be fixed and that's OK. Single dad and daughter story about rescuing an injured swallow.


Unraveled Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780823447831
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Published: Margaret Ferguson Books - August 17th, 2021

Re-purposing a baby blanket story. Lovely crayon-type illustrations.