Picture Books We Love

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A Quiet Girl Cover Image
By Peter Carnavas, Peter Carnavas (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781772781229
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Published: Pajama Press - August 4th, 2020

A really sweet book about a girl who likes to be quiet. So quiet, she disappears for a while. But when she comes back, she has some lessons on enjoying all the little things in life. Tips on mindfulness included in the back.

Recommended by Kristine


Randy, the Badly Drawn Horse Cover Image
By T. L. McBeth, T. L. McBeth (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250185907
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - August 4th, 2020

Cute and hilarious. The interactive element of the illustrator and their mother talking over Randy's adventures are a great. A great read aloud.

- Recommended by Gwendolyn


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Pearl Goes to Preschool Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781536207439
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Published: Candlewick - July 21st, 2020

Pearl loves to dance! But will she love preschool, too?


The Color Monster Goes to School Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316537049
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - July 7th, 2020

This book is great for so many occasions. You could give it to a kid who loves the beach but is afraid of the ocean. You can give it to anyone starting a new venture in life who's a bit nervous. Simple, bold illustrations.


Ivan: A Gorilla's True Story Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780358417460
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Published: Clarion Books - June 23rd, 2020

A lovely introduction to Ivan for younger readers.

Recommended by Kristine


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Rot, the Bravest in the World! Cover Image
By Ben Clanton, Ben Clanton (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481467643
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - June 16th, 2020

I love Rot, the mutant potato. He's funny, he's hopeful, and he's brave. Great qualities kids and adults should strive for.

Recommended by Kristine


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You Matter Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534421691
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - June 2nd, 2020

Timely. This books asks readers to see the world from different points of view.