Quick Picks

Hooray for hat!

words and pictures by Brian Won
ISBN: 9780544159037

Elephant wakes up in a grumpy mood, but a present on his doorstep--a hat--cheers him and he sets out to greet his neighbors who all, it seems, need hats of their own.

One, two, buckle my shoe

Jane Cabrera
ISBN: 9780823422302

Four chicks have fun hiding while Rabbit and Mommy Hen prepare a party for the little pigs' birthday.

Knuffle Bunny : a cautionary tale

by Mo Willems
ISBN: 9780786818709

A trip to the laundromat leads to a momentous occasion when Trixie, too young to speak words, realizes that something important is missing and struggles to explain the problem to her father.

Open this little book

by Jesse Klausmeier ; illustrated by Suzy Lee
ISBN: 9780811867832

Pages of decreasing, then increasing, size open to reveal different animals, each opening a book of a different color and reading about the next.

Charlie and the blanket toss

by Tricia "Nuyaqik" Brown ; illustrated by Sarah "Anuyaq" Martinsen
ISBN: 9781941821077

Charlie, an Inupiat boy, is excited about the upcoming festival to celebrate a successful whale hunt, but afraid when he thinks this might be the year he takes part in the traditional blanket toss. Includes glossary and notes on Inupiat whaling traditions.

Big book of brick trucks

Amanda Brack
ISBN: 9781632205988

"This amazing, oversized children's book features the biggest, most exciting trucks all in incredible LEGO form!"--Provided by publisher.


Aaron Becker
ISBN: 9780763660536

A lonely girl draws a magic door on her bedroom wall and through it escapes into a world where wonder, adventure, and danger abound. Red marker in hand, she creates a boat, a balloon, and a flying carpet that carry her on a spectacular journey toward an uncertain destiny. When she is captured by a sinister emperor, only an act of tremendous courage and kindness can set her free. Can it also lead her home and to her heart’ s desire?

The Gunniwolf

retold by Wilhelmina Harper ; illustrated by Barbara Upton
ISBN: 9780525467854

A little girl cautioned never to go into the jungle, wanders in deeper and deeper while searching for flowers--and is suddenly confronted by the gunniwolf.

Carrot & pea

Morag Hood
ISBN: 9780544868427

Although he is different in size, color, and shape, the peas like and accept their friend, Colin the carrot.

Billions of bricks

Kurt Cyrus
ISBN: 9781627792738

A counting book that leads readers through the day in the life of a construction worker building with bricks.