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Easter Morning, Easter Sun

by Rosanna Battigelli, illustrated by Tara Anderson
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: easter & lent, cats, stories in verse

A family of cats’ spirited celebration of Easter traditions from the creators of Pumpkin Orange, Pumpkin Round

Easter morning, Easter sun,

Easter breakfast, Easter bun.

What would Easter be without family traditions like hot cross buns for breakfast, a gleeful egg hunt, and a special dinner with loved ones? In infectious rhyme, a family of cats cele …

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Rah! Rah! Mujadara

by Jamie Kiffel-Alcheh, illustrated by Claudine Gévry
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 1 to 4
  • Grade: p
tagged: cooking & food, middle east

Rah, rah,
mu-JA-dara!
Lentil rice
tastes so nice!

A rhyming, rhythmic story follows a diverse group of Israeli children as they taste a variety of different ethnic foods found in Israel

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We Wear Masks

by Marla Lesage
edition: eBook
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: diseases, illnesses & injuries, daily activities, humorous stories, clothing & dress

During the COVID-19 pandemic, many children have been introduced to wearing face masks and seeing others in masks. Author and illustrator Marla Lesage normalizes mask-wearing by introducing young readers to artists, ranchers, pilots, welders, scientists and many more people who already wear masks in their day-to-day lives. This delightful, rhyming …

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Please Don't Change My Diaper!

Inuktitut

by Sarabeth Holden, illustrated by Emma Pedersen
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: humorous stories, imagination & play, stories in verse, toilet training, native canadian, polar regions

What toddler likes getting their diaper changed?

In this hilarious rhyming book, a little boy sees his world crumble around him as his mother prepares to change his diaper. But surrounded by a little love and feeling fresh and clean, he realizes that things may not be so terrible after all . . . unless he ever needs his diaper changed again!

Fun for …

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Nut That Fell from the Tree, The

by Sangeeta Bhadra, illustrated by France Cormier
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: humorous stories

A playful, lively story about one acorn's difficult path to becoming a tree.

This is the house where Jill plays. This is the oak that holds the house where Jill plays. This is the nut that fell from the oak that holds the house where Jill plays ...

In the style of “The House That Jack Built,” here's a cumulative, rhyming tale that follows an acor …

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Two Tough Trucks Get Lost!

by Corey Rosen Schwartz & Rebecca J. Gomez, illustrated by Hilary Leung
edition: eBook
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: friendship, new experience, cars & trucks

Two tough trucks -- the fastest of friends -- love racing and chasing and zipping 'round bends. But when they chase and zip without paying attention... Mack and Rig get separated! Will they find their way back to each other, and to their parents?

In this sequel to Two Tough Trucks, we join preschool vehicles on an action-packed playdate that goes a …

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Pumpkin Orange, Pumpkin Round

by Rosanna Battigelli, illustrated by Tara Anderson
edition: Hardcover
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 1 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: halloween, stories in verse, humorous stories

 

A cozy board book edition of the feline Halloween hit featuring foil and glitter embellishments

Pumpkin orange, pumpkin round
Pumpkin hiding, pumpkin found!

What could be better than an autumn trip to the pumpkin patch with a cast of cat characters ready to celebrate Halloween? In bouncy rhyme, the folksy felines choose their pumpkins, wheel them …

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Raj's Rule (For the Bathroom at School)

by Lana Button, illustrated by Hatem Aly
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: daily activities, emotions & feelings, humorous stories

Raj has one rule: he never uses the bathroom at school. It’s just not the same as the one at home. All day, he avoids bathroom trips. Easy enough, since he lives by these tips: Don’t linger at the sink. Stay away from anyone who makes you laugh. Watch out for distractions, especially schoolwork. And sit still: no running, jumping, cartwheels, …

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Let's Get Sleepy!

illustrated by Tony Cliff
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: cats

Young cats are on the hunt for a mouse named Sleepy inLet’s Get Sleepy!, an energetic picture book fromNew York Times-bestselling author and illustrator Tony Cliff.
These cats are on an adventure to find that darn mouse named Sleepy.
But Sleepy is a sneaky mouse—he’s hard to find. The cats will have to look everywhere: all over town, out by …

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