May 13, 2021
Baby animals don't always look like their mommies and daddies, so young children will be challenged throughout this book to match babies to their parents.
A young girl, her parents and their dog and cat appear on, under and next to the bed as they all get ready to sleep.
In this take of the familiar nursery rhyme, a series of animals looks for a missing friend until all are on the other side of the mountain, having a jamboree.
Classic nursery rhymes with interactive elements make this board book ideal for little hands!
Narwhal accidentally bursts a saddened Jelly's bubble before offering comfort by showing his friend how the ocean has oodles of bubbles in all sizes and colors.
An easy-to-read countdown rhyme follows 10 birds that, one by one, fall off the twig on which they were sitting, but the last one finds a surprise waiting.
Introducing related Spanish-language vocabulary words, this book is an endearing celebration of the modern tradition of carefully and cozily swaddling a newborn "like a baby burrito."
On a warm morning, a little lion sleeps under a sun that shines so brightly, it looks like a flower. He dreams the flower is as big as the sun. He dreams the flower is a cookie. He lets his imagination soar.
When a family of ducks goes out for a walk in the country, their path takes them in unexpected directions and maybe, even, to some new friends.
Colors, shapes, sizes and simple facts teach babies and toddlers all about musical instruments and the sounds they make.
Raised textures and lively, rhyming text introduce numbers to young children in a fun and simple way.
Spend the day around the heart of a home: the blue table. A shopping list is written, food prepared and the table set. Guests arrive, thanks are given and a meal is shared.
A first conversation about the importance of Nibi, "water" in Anishinaabemowin (Ojibwe), and our role to thank, respect, love and protect it. Readers can follow Nibi as it rains and snows, splashes or rows, drips and sips.
A brown-skinned girl and a red-headed boy start a musical parade as the text, which alternates between English and Spanish, encourages friendship of all kinds.
Siblings Chintoo and Mintoo gather flowers and make colorful powders as they prepare for Holi, India's springtime Festival of Colors.
Tarpley, Natasha Anastasia
Miles makes his first trip to the barbershop with his father-- but he's afraid the haircut will hurt! With the support of his dad, the barber and other men in the barbershop, Miles bravely sits through his first haircut.
This eco-friendly board book introduces young readers to a little fox who wakes up late in the day for a nighttime adventure with his forest friends.
Van Fleet, Matthew
Children will delight in this interactive introduction to an incredible assortment of pets, from guinea pigs and rabbits to pot-bellied pigs, reptiles, fish and more!
Meet icons of color from past and present in this baby board book celebration of inspirational achievement. A collection of positive, yet simple, affirmations to encourage the next generation.
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.