What to Read Now - Kids Picture Books
Last updated on September 9, 2023.
A horror story or a housewarming party? As Melvina Whitmoore soon learns, things are not always what they seem -- a wonderful book for conquering fears and embracing new experiences. And a fun (but not too scary!) book about ghosties & things that go bump in the night.--Elese
As the kids go trick-or-treating, the cats have their own holiday to celebrate - Meowl-o-ween! Kitties flood the streets and prowl and pounce, spooking kids everywhere! But one Kitten finds herself alone amidst the festivities - will she be able to find her Mama, and will she yowl and howl during her first Meowl-o-ween? --Jordan
There will never be a better time than right now, to explain the power of voting to a kid in your life! E. B. Lewis's timeless illustrations whisk you straight into the pages to walk alongside a kid, their grandmother, and their community. The topic of this book has incredible urgency, but Bingham writes in a steady, intentionally slow pace. Making us readers pause, and reflect, on the act of voting. --Jamie K.
If you've ever talked with me, you'd know I LOVE Cinderella; and this new book has shot to the top of my list! Narrated by her mouse Fred, Cinderella is in for the most average night of her life. Cinderella wants more out of her life than uncomfortable shoes and a stuffy gown, and Fred is happy to lend a hand, well er..paw...hoof? --Jamie K.
This heartfelt and gorgeously illustrated story encourages us to embrace our grief following the loss of a loved one. The young fox writes a letter saying goodbye to his grandmother and celebrating all the good times they shared. Fair warning: you may want to have a box of tissues handy! --Tony