What to Read Now - Kids Picture Books

Last updated on November 17, 2022.

The Three Billy Goats Gruff By Mac Barnett, Jon Klassen (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Mac Barnett, Jon Klassen (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338673845
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Published: Orchard Books - October 18th, 2022

The Lights That Dance in the Night By Yuval Zommer Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593563137
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Published: Doubleday Books for Young Readers - November 1st, 2022

Twelve Dinging Doorbells By Tameka Fryer Brown, Ebony Glenn (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tameka Fryer Brown, Ebony Glenn (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984815170
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Published: Kokila - October 18th, 2022

Snow Horses: A First Night Story By Patricia MacLachlan, Micha Archer (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Patricia MacLachlan, Micha Archer (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534473553
Availability: Backordered
Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - November 8th, 2022

The Twelve Cats of Christmas By Feather Flores, Carrie Liao (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Feather Flores, Carrie Liao (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781452184616
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Published: Chronicle Books - October 11th, 2022

Feathers Together (Feeling Friends) By Caron Levis, Charles Santoso (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Caron Levis, Charles Santoso (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419754586
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - October 4th, 2022

Feathers Together tells the true story of a pair of bonded white storks and the "kind featherheaded man" that helps in a time of crisis. (Flip a few pages in to see the illustration of the ramp the man built for the injured Malena - just perfection.) Another sweet and emotional animal story from this illustrator/author powerhouse. --Elese


Fire Chief Fran By Linda Ashman, Nancy Carpenter (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Linda Ashman, Nancy Carpenter (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781635924268
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Published: Astra Young Readers - October 11th, 2022

Join us for a storytime with author Linda Ashman on November 26!


Cozy in Love By Jan Brett, Jan Brett (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jan Brett, Jan Brett (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780593109854
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - November 8th, 2022

Construction Site: Farming Strong, All Year Long (Goodnight, Goodnight, Construc) By AG Ford (Illustrator), Sherri Duskey Rinker Cover Image
By AG Ford (Illustrator), Sherri Duskey Rinker
$17.99
ISBN: 9781797213873
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Published: Chronicle Books - November 15th, 2022

This Story Is Not About a Kitten By Randall de Sève, Carson Ellis (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Randall de Sève, Carson Ellis (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593374535
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Published: Random House Studio - October 4th, 2022

Butterfly Child By Marc Majewski, Marc Majewski (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Marc Majewski, Marc Majewski (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063021556
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - November 1st, 2022

Black Gold By Laura Obuobi, London Ladd (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Laura Obuobi, London Ladd (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063015760
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Published: HarperCollins - October 11th, 2022

Mushroom Lullaby By Kenneth Kraegel, Kenneth Kraegel (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kenneth Kraegel, Kenneth Kraegel (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536219418
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Published: Candlewick - October 11th, 2022

A sweet and calming bedtime story full of garden creatures and homey mushrooms. --Elese


Hold Them Close: A Love Letter to Black Children By Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow, Patrick Dougher (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063036178
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Published: HarperCollins - October 4th, 2022

The Talk By Alicia D. Williams, Briana Mukodiri Uchendu (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534495296
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - October 18th, 2022

Off the Wall By Theodore Taylor, III Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781626722941
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - October 11th, 2022

The Sour Grape (The Food Group) By Jory John, Pete Oswald (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jory John, Pete Oswald (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063045415
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Published: HarperCollins - November 1st, 2022

Brown Is Beautiful: A Poem of Self-Love By Supriya Kelkar, Noor Sofi (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Supriya Kelkar, Noor Sofi (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780374389529
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - October 4th, 2022

The beauty of this book's message is reflected in the gorgeous illustrations. I could stare at these pictures for hours, seriously! --Jamie K.


Too Early By Nora Ericson, Elly MacKay (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Nora Ericson, Elly MacKay (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419742071
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - November 8th, 2022

My Fade Is Fresh By Shauntay Grant, Kitt Thomas (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Shauntay Grant, Kitt Thomas (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593387085
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Published: Penguin Workshop - November 1st, 2022

Black hair can take many shapes and sizes, and you are not constrained by any boundaries. The sky is the limit and our main character is going to make sure she gets her hair the way SHE wants. --Jamie K.


Mariana and Her Familia By Mónica Mancillas, Erika Meza (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Mónica Mancillas, Erika Meza (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062962461
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Published: Balzer + Bray - October 4th, 2022

The Lives of Lemurs (Curious Creatures) By Andrea Antinori Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781735311548
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Published: Tra Publishing - October 25th, 2022

Lemurs are such weird, fun creatures! In this book you'll find out all the ways that these funny little creatures have made their way across the ocean and into people's hearts (some scenarios may be exaggerated). --Jamie K.


Wombat Said Come In By Carmen Agra Deedy, Brian Lies (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Carmen Agra Deedy, Brian Lies (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781682633212
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Published: Margaret Quinlin Books - October 6th, 2022

Namaste Is a Greeting By Suma Subramaniam, Sandhya Prabhat (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Suma Subramaniam, Sandhya Prabhat (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536217834
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Published: Candlewick - October 11th, 2022

Con Pollo: A Bilingual Playtime Adventure By Jimmy Fallon, Jennifer Lopez, Andrea Campos (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250830418
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - October 11th, 2022

My Paati's Saris By Jyoti Rajan Gopal, Art Twink (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jyoti Rajan Gopal, Art Twink (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593324608
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Published: Kokila - November 8th, 2022

One and Everything By Sam Winston, Sam Winston (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sam Winston, Sam Winston (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781536215663
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Published: Candlewick Studio - November 1st, 2022

Build a House By Rhiannon Giddens, Monica Mikai (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Rhiannon Giddens, Monica Mikai (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536222524
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Published: Candlewick - October 11th, 2022

Payden's Pronoun Party By Blue Jaryn, Xochitl Cornejo (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Blue Jaryn, Xochitl Cornejo (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781645675587
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Published: Page Street Kids - October 4th, 2022

Mama's Home By Shay Youngblood, Lo Harris (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Shay Youngblood, Lo Harris (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593180228
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Published: Make Me a World - October 18th, 2022

My Brother Is Away By Sara Greenwood, Luisa Uribe (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sara Greenwood, Luisa Uribe (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593127162
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Published: Random House Studio - October 11th, 2022