November 19, 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.
A sparely narrated ode to the phenomenon of light features a translucent yellow sun surrounded by concentric circles and patterns children can hold up to the light to colorfully transform each nature-themed spread.
A boy taking a train ride at night notices colors along the way, including red lights, white stars and a yellow moon.
A favorite lullaby becomes a celebration of love that depicts an owl singing to his owlet, a deer to her fawn and a whale to her calf, just like human parents sing to their children at bedtime.
Combining bright, bold artwork with catchy, repetitive text, this interactive board book invites young children to lift sturdy flaps to discover friendly farm animals searching for eggs for breakfast.
From Grandmaster Flash to Kendrick Lamar, rap has shaped generations and brought a voice to the voiceless. Bop along with the greats in this adorable baby book that introduces little ones to the rappers who started it all!
Maisy introduces words for different kinds of things around the house, including clothes, toys, pets and food.
When Mama Llama says it is time to clean up, Llama ignores her since he is more interested in playing than cleaning, but Mama finds an imaginative way to teach Llama a lesson about cleanliness.
Introduces babies and their parents to elementary engineering concepts corresponding to every letter of the alphabet.
From gathering ingredients to pouring batter to swirling on frosting, little ones will experience the magic of baking cupcakes.
In this rhyming story, a young mouse makes her way around the world, introducing colors.
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.
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.
A lyrical tribute to the world of birds that celebrates their diversity, behavior and role in inspiring music and the imagination.
Discover alligators, beautiful butterflies, chunks of cheese and lots more in this delightful alphabet book.
Striking wildlife photography and simple facts introduce the youngest children to creatures that hop, slither, soar and more.
This rhyming picture book flows smoothly through the motions of a bedtime routine, from an energetic bath to choosing jammies, reading a book, cuddling with a favorite toy and snuggling with loved ones before gently falling asleep.
Stein, David Ezra
A papa bunny shares messages of nurturing protection and comfort with his baby in and around their springtime burrow.
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.
Wieder, Stefanie Paige
Illustrations and simple, rhyming text present the many ways babies eat.
I'm a youth services librarian who enjoys reading a wide variety of books, both for my own enjoyment and to share with my family. When I'm not at work or reading, I enjoy camping and gluten-free baking. Combine the two interests and you get me: someone who likes baking cakes over an open fire.