written and illustrated by Vera Brosgol
Freda uses jars to save everything from a chocolate chip cookie to the full moon, just as her grandmother saves summer blueberries. Includes a recipe for blueberry jam.
by Kevin Young; illustrated by Chioma Ebinama
Emile loves the field close to his home – in spring, summer, and fall, when it gives him bees and flowers, blossoms and leaves. But not as much in winter, when he has to share his beautiful, changeabl...
by Laurel Snyder; illustrated by Dan Santat
In this rhyming mash-up of many fairy tales, the reader is invited to follow Rosie down the many possible paths which may lead to a sleeping maiden, a hungry wolf, a girl locked in a tower, or a goose that lays g...
written and illustrated by Rebecca Jordan-Glum
Granny thinks catsitting will be easy. She'll make her signature cupcakes, give the cat a good brushing, and together they'll share a sweet night's rest. But Kitty has other plans. A...
written and illustrated by Morag Hood
This story is a twist on the classic story of a wolf in sheep's clothing. Brenda, a wolf, is preparing a great sheep feast, but the sheep have a different menu up their wooly sleeves.
by Aliza Layne
Twelve-year-old goblin and witch-in-training Beetle enlists her former best friend, Kat Hollowbones, to help stop Kat's sorceress aunt from demolishing the mall where Beetle's friend Blob Ghost is trapped.
writtten and illustrated by Julia Kuo
Kids 4 to 8 will marvel at the brightly glowing creatures and other living organisms in this stunning, poetic, and science-based exploration of bioluminescence. When it's dark out, we need light to see. But wh...
writtten and illustrated by J. E. Morris
Armed with bubbles, shampoo and a cat toy, Kami is determined to give Flubby the fussy feline a bath, even if she has to get creative!
writtten and illustrated by Todd Sturgell
Turtles are found on every continent EXCEPT Antarctica. But not for long! When a David Attenborough-esque narrator explains that turtles are found everywhere except Antarctica, one determined turtle sets out to pro...
by Amy Timberlake; illustrated by Jon Klassen
The last thing Badger wants is a roommate, and certainly not Skunk, but since the house does not belong to him he does not have a choice; and soon everything in Badger's quiet and ordered life studying...
by Tara Dairman; illustrated by Rebecca Green
In the tiny northern town of St. Polonius, everyone over the age of twelve falls asleep after the traditional tasting of the Sacred Bear Liver at the Founders' Day Festival, leaving the children in cha...
by Ben Guterson; illustrated by Chloe Bristol
Elizabeth, 11, spends Christmas break at Winterhouse hotel under strange circumstances, where she discovers that she has magic, and her love of puzzles helps her solve a mystery.
by Julian Gough; illustrated by Jim Field
From novelist and playwright Julian Gough, and the winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, Jim Field, comes a brilliantly funny story of a rabbit and bear who discover that things are always better when they&apos...
by Lise Lunge-Larsen; illustrated by Mary Azarian
This book tells how the infant Prince Hakon is rescued by men fiercely loyal to his dead father, who ski across the rugged mountains in blizzard conditions to save him from his enemies, the Baglers.
by Melissa Iwai
A mother and child spend a snowy day together buying and preparing vegetables, assembling ingredients, and playing while their big pot of soup bubbles on the stove. Includes a recipe for "Snowy Day Vegetable Soup."
by Mark Zaslove & Kathy Waugh
When Anka, Tooey's new sled dog, goes missing, what can Molly and Tooey do to make sure the lost dog finds her way home?
by Julia Sarcone-Roach
A tough gumshoe of a cat — the name's Muffin — protects his territory: The Little Bear Bakery. But there are no bears here. Not on Muffin's watch.
by Karel Hayes
When the summer visitors leave in the fall, a new group of visitors moves into the vacation cottage to spend the winter.
by Candace Christiansen; illustrated by Elaine Greenstein
Old Sarah knits mittens for all the children waiting for the school bus and hangs them on the blue spruce tree at the bus stop.
by Angela Hovak Johnston
For thousands of years, Inuit practised the traditional art of tattooing. Created the ancient way, with bone needles and caribou sinew soaked in seal oil, sod, or soot, these tattoos were an important tradition for many Inuit women...
by Eileen Spinelli; pictures by S. D. Schindler
As his mouse family endures a long, cold winter, Moses's contributions of a dance, a juggling act, and a little song prove more useful than he had supposed.
by Charlotte Zolotow; illustrated by Marta Alvarez Miguens
After moving, Tomás is reluctant to make new friends until he experiences a special night of trick-or-treating.
by Vera Brosgol
The Little Guys might be small, but they aim to be mighty. As they head off to find breakfast, they can conquer anything through teamwork — cross deep waters, dig through obstacles, and climb the tallest trees. Nothing can stop th...
by Ryan T. Higgins
When the class pet bites the finger of Penelope, a tyrannosaurus rex, she finally understands why she should not eat her classmates, no matter how tasty they are.
by Nele Bronner; translated by David Henry Wilson
Herman the tiger is grumpy because of all the noisy neighbors around him at the zoo. But when a defenseless little egg falls into his lap, suddenly the cranky cat's mood changes.
by Cicely Mary Barker
Illustrated poems depict the fairies who live among the plants of autumn.
by Amy Cobb; illustrated by Alexandria Neonakis
After attending her school's pet show, Libby is inspired to teach her goat, Elvis, some tricks. But Elvis won't catch a Frisbee. He nibbles on socks, rather than folding them. And he can't speak French. Then ...
by America's Test Kitchen
For the first time ever, America's Test Kitchen is bringing their scientific know-how, rigorous testing, and hands-on learning to KIDS in the kitchen! Using kid-tested and approved recipes, America's Test Kitchen has created THE c...
by Stuart Atkinson; illustrated by Brendan Kearney
If you look up at the sky on a dark night, what do you see? There's a whole universe staring back at you. In the company of Felicity the cat, discover the phases of the moon, the constellations, and how to...
by MarcyKate Connolly
Kymera, who has a raven's wings, a snake's tail, and a cat's eyes and claws, loves the father who brought her back to life after a wizard killed her, but she begins to question his motives, especially after she connects with a boy in ...
by Alison Murray
Hare is the fastest on the farm. Tortoise is as slow as they go. So when they decide to have a race, Hare is certain to win... isn't he? Alison Murray offers an enchanting retelling of a much-loved Aesop's fable with a mischievous twist fu...
by Cale Atkinson
A bear and a boy who both love exploring learn to share their adventures together.
by Corrine Demas; illustrated by Ted Lewin
To celebrate her ninth birthday, Carrie's grandmother takes her by boat to Billingsgate Island in Cape Cod, an island that is only visible during low tides.
by Tony Piedra
Eliot's grandfather, El Capitán, has retired from the sea, and after listening to his grandfather's stories, Eliot is ready for an adventure — so they set out together to find one they can share.
by Tim Egan
Despite a dart-throwing episode at a local pub and a case of mistaken identity, Dodsworth and his mischievous duck companion receive a royal invitation to stay at Buckingham Palace during their trip to London.
by Angie Sage
After learning that she is the Princess, Jenna is whisked from her home and carried toward safety by the Extraordinary Wizard, those she always believed were her father and brother, and a young guard known only as Boy 412 — pursued ...
by Jonathan Adolph
Heatproof, transparent, and durable, the mason jar is a science lab just waiting to be discovered. Unlock its potential with 40 dynamic experiments for budding scientists ages 8 and up. Using just a jar and a few ordinary household items...
by Hanna Milner; illustrated by Jarom Vogel
Since horses were first domesticated thousands of years ago, these iconic animals have been a part of human history — they've plowed our fields, pulled our carts, fought in our wars and been our beloved...
by Jack Prelutsky; pictures by Peter Sis
A collection of puns and rhymes where birds, beasts, vegetables, and flowers have been scrambled together to create never-seen-before creatures.
by Asia Citro; pictures by Marion Lindsay
An earthquake shakes Zoey's house. Or maybe it's a unicorn-quake? An enormous new friend arrives in a lot of pain, and it's getting worse every day. Zoey must work with her mom and Sassafras to find a cure &mda...
by Sean Rubin
What would you do if your neighbor was a dinosaur? Sybil knows that there is something off about her next door neighbor, but she can't seem to get anyone to believe her. Everyone is so busy going about their days in the busy streets of New Yo...
by Deborah Blumenthal; illustrated by Laura Freeman
As soon as Ann Cole Lowe could walk, her momma and grandma taught her to sew. When her mom died, Ann continued sewing dresses. It wasn't easy, especially when she went to design school and had to learn al...
by Kevin Crossley-Holland; illustrated by Jeffrey Alan Love
Long-recognized master of Norse mythology Kevin Crossley-Holland pairs with award-winning artist Jeffrey Alan Love for an exceptional look at the Viking gods.
by Bonnie Becker; illustrated by Kady MacDonald Denton
Although he sees no need for more books to read, Bear agrees to accompany Mouse to the library.
by Christie Matheson
Plant a seed to watch it grow. Press on the cloud to make it rain. Jiggle the book to scatter the seeds. Interactive text teaches very young children how flowers sprout and mature. Contains watercolor depictions of a flower in various ...
by Martin Jenkins; illustrated by Richard Jones
It's time for bird to build her nest! Follow her as she pulls a worm out of the ground, lifts some twigs that are just the right size, and pushes the twigs into place. Uh-oh! One of the twigs falls to the gro...
by Linda Ashman; pictures by Christian Robinson
As an old man grumbles his way through a rainy morning, spreading gloom, his neighbor, a young child, spreads cheer while hopping through puddles in frog-themed rainwear.
by Julie Fogliano; illustrated by Erin E. Stead
Simple text reveals the anticipation of a boy who, having planted seeds while everything around is brown, fears that something has gone wrong until, at last, the world turns green.
by Alexis Deacon
When two eggs in the sand hatch at the same time, the two young creatures grow up as brothers, even though one is a bird and the other is a crocodile. (In Spanish)
by Drew Weing
After moving to Echo City, Charles finds himself at the mercy of the town's monsters, but lucky for him there is Margo Maloo, monster mediator.
by Helen Ahpornsiri
An intricately crafted journey through four seasons of flora and fauna. Helen Ahpornsiri's intricate artwork transforms leaves, petals, and seeds into bounding hares, swooping swallows, and blossoming trees. Using nothing but pressed pl...
by Janey Jones; illustrated by Jennie Poh
It is autumn in Peaseblossom Woods and time for the arrival of the Copper Queen and her masked dance — but when Basil the bear cub falls down a hole and the wind covers the forest in falling leaves, it is...
by Wendy Mass & Rebecca Stead; illustrated by Nicholas Gannon
Visiting her grandmother in Australia, Livy, ten, is reminded of the promise she made five years before to Bob, a strange, green creature who cannot recall who or what he is.
by Michelle Edwards; illustrated by G. Brian Karas
Sophia knits a special hat for her elderly neighbor and knitting teacher, Mrs. Goldman.
by Lynn Plourde; illustrated by Susan Gal
A story about Bella, a little girl who has outgrown but does not want to give up her favorite coat made by her grandmother, and how she deals with the inevitable change to something new.
by Kazuno Kohara
Once there was a library that only opened at night. Step inside and meet the little librarian and her three assistant owls.
by Philip Christian Stead; illustrated by Erin E. Stead
Bear, with the help of his animal friends, remembers the story he had hoped to tell before the onset of winter.
by Mac Barnett; illustrated by Jon Klassen
With a supply of yarn that never runs out, Annabelle knits for everyone and everything in town until an evil archduke decides he wants the yarn for himself.
by Angela McAllister; illustrated by Christopher Corr
This treasury of 52 stories collects together a rich resource of myths, fairy tales, and legends from around the world, with a story for every week of the year.
by Cynthia Rylant; illustrated by Preston McDaniels
Pandora the cat becomes a lighthouse keeper and saves the life of Seabold the dog, and together the two of them create a family with three young mice rescued from the sea.
by Gail Lewis; illustrated by Yuta Onoda
Callum becomes friends with Iona, a practically feral classmate who has discovered an osprey, thought to be gone from Scotland, on Callum's family farm. They eventually share the secret with others, including Jeneba...
by Sandra Markle; illustrated by Thomas Gonzalez
On a rainy day, Ally's mom asks her to come outside where, amidst the oil slicks, dripping awnings, and splashing cars, they find a toad migration taking place.
by Dianna Hutts Aston; illustrated by Sylvia Long
An informative and beautiful introduction to seeds.
by Jim Averbeck; illustrated by Yasmeen Ismail
All Sophie wants for her birthday is a pet giraffe, but as she tries to convince different members of her rather complicated family to support her cause, each tells her she is using too many words until she fi...
by Kate Messner; art by Christopher Silas Neal
This book celebrates the forms of life that live above and under a pond, including turtles, red-winged blackbirds, blue herons, minnows, frogs, and catfish.
by Anne Isaacs; illustrated by Mark Teague
In the backwoods of New England, a young girl cleverly fends off the threats of wild animals by trading her clothes for her safety.
by Jorey Hurley
This book describes how to make a colorful, delicious vegetable soup — and includes a recipe.
by Joseph Coelho; illustrated by Fiona Lumbers
Luna loves library day: that's the day she spends with her dad. Exploring the shelves they find magic, mystery, and even start to mend their own history. An inspiring story from one of the UK's greatest up-and...
by Michael James Mahin; illustrated by Evan Turk
Presents the life of blues legend Muddy Waters, describing how he persisted with his interest in music despite a lack of encouragement from his family and record producers, leading him to Chicago where he wa...
by Naoko Stoop
With the help of their forest friends and the advice of wise Mr. Owl, Red Knit Cap Girl and White Bunny, who are on a quest to find a way to talk to the Moon, learn that they need only to wait and listen quietly to make their wish come true....
by Jory John; illustrations by Pete Oswald
The bad seed changes his mind about being bad and decides that he wants to be happy.
by Maryrose Wood
The Mysterious Howling (Book 1): Fifteen-year-old Miss Penelope Lumley, a recent graduate of the Swanburne Academy for Poor Bright Females, is hired as governess to three young children who have been raised by wolves and must teach them to...
by Ulf Nilsson; illustrated by Gitte Spee
When Vladimir the squirrel's stockpile of nuts disappears, the portly Detective Gordon deputizes his young, enthusiastic friend Buffy the mouse to help him discover the identity of the thieves.
by Edith Pattou
A young woman journeys to a distant castle on the back of a great white bear who is the victim of a cruel enchantment.
by Kate Banks; illustrated by Naoko Stoop
A stranded wolf cub is rescued and raised by a loving polar bear, and years later when he is grown into a wolf and on his own, he comes upon a lost polar bear cub, and the cycle begins again.
by Jill Barklem
The mice of Brambly Hedge have been delighting adults and children alike for more than thirty years. All eight of the classic picture books are brought together in this volume.
adapted by Astrid Lindgren from a poem by Viktor Rydberg; illustrated by Harald Wiberg
The story of a Swedish troll who protects farm animals from a hungry fox.
by Erica Silverman; illustrated by Susan Gaber
A Jewish version of the Cinderella story, in which a poor but educated young women captivates her "Prince Charming" — a rabbi's son — at a Purim ball.
by Mary Ann Hoberman; illustrated by Marla Frazee
Seven fussy eaters find a way to surprise their mother.
by Bonny Becker; illustrated by Kady MacDonald Denton
Bear's efforts to keep out visitors to his house are undermined by a very persistent mouse.
by Arnold Lobel
Tales recounting the adventures of two best friends — Frog and Toad.
by Cynthia Rylant; illustrated by Arthur Howard
After a small setback, Mr. Putter and his favorite companions enjoy the best train ride of their lives.
by Robert McCloskey
Further adventures of Homer Price, including those in which a jukebox sets the whole town singing against its will and in which a mad scientist develops weeds that overrun the town.
by Astrid Lindgren
Escapades of a lucky little girl who lives with a horse and a monkey — but without any parents — at the edge of a Swedish village.
by Antonia Barber; illustrated by P.J. Lynch
When a tiny, magical cat carelessly allows a young girl to be captured by the Little People, he must confront her captors and solve three cunning riddles in order to rescue her.