May 8, 2019
Baby stows away on big brother's bicycle during a visit to Baba's bungalow in a neighboring village, in this vibrantly illustrated alphabet story set in West Africa.
An endearing read-aloud comparing babies to other newborn animals that also stretch their limbs, splash in the water, toddle around and fill their chubby cheeks like chipmunks.
Children will have hours of fun learning first words and first concepts in this beautiful book-- from things in the garden to things you can eat, from numbers to shapes and from colors to feelings.
Coates, J. C.
Max the Boston terrier and his puppy friends add cute commentary to scenes demonstrating the differences between near and far, awake and asleep, dry and wet and more.
Mommy Fish teaches Little Fish how to swim, blow big bubbles and say hello to all their friends on a special day of shared playtime beneath the waves.
A delightfully fun, fact-filled planetary tale. Travel around the solar system and celebrate what makes each planet unique.
Join one charming little bear throughout his day, sitting at the table, on a seesaw or simply sitting quietly.
From early flight through jumbo jets, this board book, jam packed with more than 30 flying machines, will soar into the hands of your little ones.
Hinder, Sarah Jane
This delightful board book invites children to join in a fun series of easy yoga poses. Whale, Jellyfish, Dolphin, Starfish and six more friendly sea creatures show the way.
Readers are encouraged to say good night to several animals before settling down for a sleep of their own.
A world of being new is waiting for little ones and the grown-ups who love them. From napping to crying, cuddling to playing, this book introduces the world with humor, honesty and unmitigated sweetness.
Discover alligators, beautiful butterflies, chunks of cheese and lots more in this delightful alphabet book.
A sweet and loving twist on your favorite nursery rhymes.
Rinker, Sherri Duskey
Little construction fans will love learning their shapes by watching Bulldozer CIRCLE around, clearing away TRIANGLES of dirt until the perfect building spot has been SQUARED away.
Babies and toddlers can lift big flaps and see peekaboo surprises pop up from the page: the space rocket launching, an exciting rocket race, a helpful robot, a funny alien spaceship and, finally, Daisy, Danny and their robot landing on the moon.
Thong, Roseanne Greenfield
Children discover a fiesta of numbers in the world around them, all the way from 1 to 10: Two are maracas and cold ice creams, six are salsas and flavored aguas. Many of the featured objects are Latino in origin, and all are universal in appeal.
Classics and modern classics
Young readers will love lifting the flaps to discover the animals the zoo has sent-- a monkey, a lion and even an elephant! But will they ever find the perfect pet?
One Sunday morning, a caterpillar hatches from an egg. The Very Hungry Caterpillar, as he is known, loves eating, and so he begins to look for some food. He eats through increasing quantities of fruit over the following 5 days.
This classic touch and feel book gives children opportunities to touch a rabbit, smell flowers, look in a mirror and participate in other activities enjoyed by Paul and Judy.
Martin, Jr., Bill
A big happy frog, a plump purple cat, a handsome blue horse and a soft yellow duck-- all parade across the pages of this delightful book.
Five children and their dog go out to hunt a bear. They travel through grass, a river, mud, a forest and a snowstorm before coming face to face with a bear in its cave.
I work in Youth Services. I like to read all kinds of books, although I have a soft spot for dog stories. I spend a good portion of my time rooting for the Reds and visiting ballparks all around the country. I have been known to walk my basset hound, watch Disney movies, ride my scooter and sing silly songs.