Preschool Picture Story Books
The House in the Night Board Book
The House in the Night Board Book
Hardcover      ISBN: 0547577699
2009 Caldecott Medal Winner

A spare, patterned text and glowing pictures explore the origins of light that make a house a home in this Caldecott Medal-winning bedtime book for young children. Naming nighttime things that are both comforting and intriguing to preschoolers--a key, a bed, the moon--this timeless book illuminates a reassuring order to the universe.
I Like Myself!
I Like Myself!
Hardcover      ISBN: 0547401639

High on energy and imagination, this ode to self-esteem encourages kids to appreciate everything about themselves--inside and out. Messy hair? Beaver breath? So what Here's a little girl who knows what really matters.
At once silly and serious, Karen Beaumont's joyous rhyming text and David Catrow's wild illustrations unite in a book that is sassy, soulful--and straight from the heart.

Lawrence: The Bunny Who Wanted to Be Naked
Lawrence
The Bunny Who Wanted to Be Naked
Hardcover      ISBN: 0525646655
In this funny, charming, and oh-so-relatable picture book, meet a young bunny named Lawrence who is determined to decide what he wears--or doesn't wear.

Ever since he was a tiny bunny, Lawrence's mother has dressed him up in all the most fashionable clothes--the brightest colors and the most interesting styles. Lawrence wears homemade sweater suits. And inflatible helium balloon pants. The only problem? Lawrence hates wearing clothes and longs to hop naked through the fields--just like all the other bunnies.

So Lawrence comes up with an ingenious plan to turn the tables on his mother. Ultimately, the mother-son duo devise a way to put their considerable creative talents to use, in a way that makes both of them happy. In this picture book that's perfect for Easter and year round, kids will laugh out loud at (and understand ) Lawrence's quest for independence, just as parents will identify with how hard it is to let go of your one-and-only special bunny....
Mama, Is It Summer Yet?
Mama, Is It Summer Yet?
Hardcover      ISBN: 1419728288

In this charming book, one little boy can't wait for summer to arrive. He keeps asking, "Mama, is it summer yet?" Mama responds saying, "Not yet," but there are plenty of signs that indicate spring is changing into summer: The earth is soft and there are seeds to plant, birds singing, ducklings in the pond, and pink blossoms blooming. The young boy even wears his bathing suit and carries a beach pail in preparation, but will it ever be summer?

The text is a wonderful celebration of the change of seasons and showcases Nikki's images of nature and the joys of family and community.

Sofia Valdez, Future Prez
Sofia Valdez, Future Prez
School & Library      ISBN: 141973704x
An instant #1 New York Times bestseller

An instant USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestseller

The newest picture book from the creators of Iggy Peck, Architect; Rosie Revere, Engineer; and Ada Twist, Scientist stars Sofia Valdez, a community leader who stands up for what she believes in


Every morning, Abuelo walks Sofia to school . . . until one day, when Abuelo hurts his ankle at a local landfill and he can no longer do so. Sofia (aka Sofi) misses her Abuelo and wonders what she can do about the dangerous Mount Trashmore. Then she gets an idea--the town can turn the slimy mess into a park She brainstorms and plans and finally works up the courage to go to City Hall--only to be told by a clerk that she can't build a park because she's just a kid Sofia is down but not out, and she sets out to prove what one kid can do.

Collect them all Add these other STEM favorites from #1 New York Times bestselling team Andrea Beaty and David Roberts to your family library today

Rosie Revere, Engineer
Iggy Peck, Architect
Ada Twist, Scientist

Rosie Revere and the Raucous Riveters
Ada Twist and the Perilous Pants
Ada Twist's Big Project Book for Stellar Scientists
Iggy Peck's Big Project Book for Amazing Architects
Rosie Revere's Big Project Book for Bold Engineers
Questioneers Family Calendar
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
School & Library      ISBN: 0689300727

He could tell it was going to be a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. He went to sleep with gum in his mouth and woke up with gum in his hair. When he got out of bed, he tripped over his skateboard and by mistake dropped his sweater in the sink while the water was running. He could tell it was going to be a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day.
It was a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. Nothing at all was right. Everything went wrong, right down to lima beans for supper and kissing on TV.
What do you do on a day like that? Well, you may think about going to Australia. You may also be glad to find that some days are like that for other people too.

Antoinette
Antoinette
School & Library      ISBN: 1481457837
A 2017 Parents' Choice Silver Honor Winner

"Fans of Gaston (2014) rejoice Now it's Antoinette's turn to shine." --Booklist (starred review)
"Delightful...an action-packed romp." --Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"Three cheers for the winning Antoinette " --Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

Meet Gaston's friend Antoinette

Antoinette--a very special poodle--learns to follow her heart and be herself in this charming companion to Kelly DiPucchio and Christian Robinson's beloved Gaston.

Antoinette's three burly brothers each have a special talent. Rocky is clever. Ricky is fast And Bruno is STRONG. Mrs. Bulldog reassures Antoinette that there is something extra special about her--but Antoinette is not so sure.

Then one day, while Antoinette plays in the park with her friend Gaston, Gaston's sister Ooh-La-La goes missing. Antoinette feels a tug in her heart and a twitch in her nose. She must find Ooh-La-La. She will not give up

Can Antoinette rescue the puppy in peril--and discover what makes her extra special along the way?
Goodnight Moon
Goodnight Moon
Hardcover      ISBN: 0694003611

In a great green room, tucked away in bed, is a little bunny. "Goodnight room, goodnight moon." And to all the familiar things in the softly lit room--to the picture of the three little bears sitting on chairs, to the clocks and his socks, to the mittens and the kittens, to everything one by one--the little bunny says goodnight.

In this classic of children's literature, beloved by generations of readers and listeners, the quiet poetry of the words and the gentle, lulling illustrations combine to make a perfect book for the end of the day.

This board book edition is the perfect size for little hands.

Richard Scarry's Just for Fun
Richard Scarry's Just for Fun
Hardcover      ISBN: 0553536621
A classic Richard Scarry Little Golden Book about playtime, pretending, and having fun

Richard Scarry's adorable rabbits, cats, and pigs have fun making masks, costumes, and toys from paper bags, boxes, and other things found around the house. This simple book of tiny stories encourages little ones to use their imagination and make their own fun. Richard Scarry's charming art feels as fresh today as it did when it was first published sixty years ago.
Baby Loves Quantum Physics!
Baby Loves Quantum Physics!
Hardcover      ISBN: 158089769x
Big, brainy science for the littlest listeners.

Accurate enough to satisfy an expert, yet simple enough for baby, this clever board book engages readers in a game of hide-and-seek with Schrodinger's famous feline. Can cat be awake and asleep at the same time? Beautiful, visually stimulating illustrations complement age-appropriate language to encourage baby's sense of wonder. Parents and caregivers may learn a thing or two, as well

With tongue firmly in cheek, the Baby Loves Science series introduces highly intellectual science concepts to the littlest learners.