Thursday, February 12, 2015

Sharing Some of My Favorite New Books

The following books are some of my most favorite titles from the last year or so. They are are listed in any particular order. 

Picture Book Picks: 
The Book With No Pictures by B. J. Novak

Bully written & illustrated by Laura Vaccaro Seeger

Exclamation Mark! by Amy Krause Rosenthal, illustrated by Tom Lichtenheld

Hooray for Hat! written & illustrated by Brian Won

I'm My Own Dog written & illustrated by David Ezra Stein
A Library Book for Bear written by Bonny Becker, illustrated by Kady McDonald Denton

Mustache Baby written by Bridget Heos, illustrated by Joy Ang
Spakry! written by Jenny Offill, illustrated by Chris Appelhans
Peanut Butter and Jellyfish by Jarrett J. Krosoczka

The Pigeon Needs a Bath written & illustrated by Mo Willems 
The Watermelon Seed by Greg Pizzoli 

When You Wander by Margarita Engle

Tiny Creatures: The World of Microbes written bt Nicola Davies, illustrated by Emily Sutton

Thomas Jefferson Builds a Library written by Barb Rosenstock, illustrated by John O'Brien

Beavers by Gail Gibbons 
Things That Float and Things That Don't written by David Adler, illustrated by Anna Raff

Mysterious Patterns: Finding Fractals in Nature by Sarah C. Campbell and Richard P. Campbell

Ben Franklin's Big Splash: The Mostly True Story of His First Invention written by Barb Rosenstock, illustrated by S.D. Schindler

My Pet Book by Bob Staake 

Are the Dinosaurs Dead, Dad? written by Julie Middleton, illustrated by Russell Ayto 

Nugget and Fang: Friends Forever - or Snack Time? written by Tammi Sauer, illustrated by Michael Slack

Bear and Bee by Sergio 

Found by Salina Yoon

Jack by Tomie DePaola

Maple by Lori Nichols

Elephant's Story by Tracey Campbell Pearson

Sophie's Squash written by Pat Zietlow, illustrated by Ann Wilsdorf

Number One Sam by Greg Pizzoli

Bear Has a Story to Tell written by Phillip Stead, illustrated by Erin Stead

Blizzard by John Rocco

Dusk by Uri Shulevitz

Fox Forgets by Suzanne Bloom

Chukfi Rabbit's Big Bad Bellyache: A Trickster Tale told by Greg Rogers, illustrated by Leslie Stall Widener

You Are Not My Friend, But I Miss You by Daniel Kirk

Flashlight by Lizi Boyd

Mr. Tiger Goes Wild by Peter Brown

Construction written by Sally Sutton, illustrated by Brian Locvelcok

The Crocodile Who Didn't Like Water Gemma Merrino 

Middle Grade Must Reads:

The Night Gardener by Jonathan Auxier

Duke by Kirby Larson
El Deafo by Cece Bell

Escape From Mr. Lemoncello’s Library by Chris Grabenstein

Gingersnap by Patricia Reilly Giff

Grumbles From the Forest: Fairy-Tale Voices With a Twist Written by Jane Yolen & Rebecca Kai Dotlich, illustrated by Matt Mahurin 

The Legend of the Jersey Devil by Trinka Hakes Noble

 Pluto’s Secret by Margaret Weitekemp

The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus written by Jen Bryant,
illustrated by Melissa Sweet

Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin by Liesl Shurtiff

The Steadfast Tin Soldier by Cynthia Rylant

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