December 12, 2022
Babies around the world play in many different ways-- clapping, pointing, smiling, sharing and learning about the world around them.
Introducing a range of emotions-- happy, angry, sleepy, anxious and surprised-- each is featured in a spread in the book, and each spread has a variety of illustrations with cats expressing different emotions.
Adorable characters, bright colors and playful scenes combine in this introduction to the words little ones will encounter around them at home.
Little ones face a bad day and feel like letting out a big scream, but realize a better solution is to pause, breathe in and let themselves calm down.
A super-funny parrot teaches young readers about comparative adjectives as it searches for a friend, in an oversized board book that features touch-and-feel novelty elements throughout.
Inspired by the picture book Here We Are comes this introduction to opposites to welcome babies and toddlers to our planet.
Andrea Davis Pinkney
Rhyming text and bright illustrations capture the whimsical joy of a game of peek-a-boo with little ones.
Elmo's friend Julia is the star of this colorful board book. Young readers will love turning the pages to find out what Julia-- a muppet with autism-- likes to do with her family, her puppy and her Sesame Street friends.
A girl grows up to be an accomplished artist in this book about the small things that lead to a rich and fulfilling life.
After taking all the toy animals for herself, a toddler in a daycare setting learns the value of sharing and friendship.
Told from the viewpoint of a new arrival, the tiny narrator repeats the mantra "because I am a baby" over and over, sharing all the cuteness, chaos and comical antics that come with a new little one.
Heidi Woodward Sheffield
An ice cream-loving little boy greatly dislikes seeing other people with ice cream while he's still waiting in line for his, which brings on his mad face, but when he finally gets his treat, his mad face melts into something sweet.
Little Seed, with some help from Mama Earth, embarks on an adventure to meet and learn different ways to hug and love each new friend.
Joyful, messy play is shown in different environments: with art materials; with mud, sand and water; in the kitchen; in the garden; in the bathtub.
This joyful board book celebrates a baby’s journey from crawling to taking their very first steps.
Follow along as a lively little girl explores the natural world, asking questions big and small.
LaTonya Yvette and Amanda Jane Jones
Bold graphics and simple, alliterative text celebrate all types of hair, including poufy hair, wavy hair, afro hair, hair covered in a hijab and more!
I am a teen librarian. I love reading in general, but my favorite genre is realistic fiction. I'm a gardening, cooking, knitting, fitness and nutrition enthusiast. I like armchair traveling and traveling by plane, bus, train or car equally.