What to Read Now - Kids Picture Books

Last updated on November 8, 2021.

Aaron Slater, Illustrator (The Questioneers) Cover Image
By Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419753961
Availability: Backordered
Published: Harry N. Abrams - November 2nd, 2021

Our Table Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338572322
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Published: Orchard Books - November 2nd, 2021

Room for Everyone Cover Image
By Naaz Khan, Mercè López (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534431393
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - November 9th, 2021

An absolutely delightful picture book filled with cumulative rhymes (a la "The Napping House"), Room for Everyone is a beautifully written story taking place in Zanzibar, where everyone is trying to find room on the daladala bus. With its amusing rhyme scheme and gorgeous illustrations, this book is perfect for read-alouds! --Jennie


Hope at Sea: An Adventure Story Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984892836
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Published: Anne Schwartz Books - November 9th, 2021

Soul Food Sunday Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781419747717
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - November 16th, 2021

A absolutely joyful book celebrating food & family traditions. You're guaranteed to end this story with a happy heart & a hungry belly. -Elese


Interrupting Chicken: Cookies for Breakfast Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536207781
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Published: Candlewick - November 9th, 2021

Sweet People Are Everywhere (Children Around the World Books, Diversity Books) Cover Image
By Alice Walker, Quim Torres (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781734761818
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Published: Tra Publishing - November 2nd, 2021

The Story Orchestra: The Magic Flute: Press the note to hear Mozart's music Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780711260139
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - November 16th, 2021

When Daddy Shows Me the Sky Cover Image
$23.95
ISBN: 9781953021212
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Published: Belle Isle Books - November 19th, 2021

Dear Little One Cover Image
By Nina Laden, Melissa Castrillon (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534454774
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - November 2nd, 2021

Written as a letter from Mother Nature to a young child, Dear Little One is an astoundingly beautiful reminder to take care of our planet. Nina Laden's lyrical rhymes pair perfectly with Melissa Castrillon's soft, delicate illustrations. This would be a lovely baby shower gift--especially for nature-loving parents and their newborns. --Jennie


There's a Ghost In This House Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780593466186
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Published: Philomel Books - November 2nd, 2021

How Beautiful Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781771648530
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Published: Greystone Kids - November 2nd, 2021

A caterpillar goes on a quest to determine the meaning of "beautiful" in this gorgeously illustrated and delightful tale. --Jennie


Hamsters Make Terrible Roommates Cover Image
By Cheryl Klein, Abhi Alwar (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593324233
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Published: Dial Books - November 2nd, 2021

The Smart Cookie (The Food Group) Cover Image
By Jory John, Pete Oswald (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063045408
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Published: HarperCollins - November 2nd, 2021

Fluffy McWhiskers Cuteness Explosion Cover Image
By Stephen W. Martin, Dan Tavis (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534441453
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - November 2nd, 2021

Fluffy McWhiskers creates mayhem wherever she goes. Literally, her cuteness can’t be withstood. (Resulting in some, well, unfortunate explosions.) So what’s a dangerously adorable cat to do? Hightail it to a deserted island where no can find her. .... Or can they? The perfect balance of humor and absurdity. And keep your eye out for a pretty-darn-cute jogging platypus, too. --Elese


Gladys the Magic Chicken Cover Image
By Adam Rubin, Adam Rex (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593325605
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - October 26th, 2021

George and His Nighttime Friends Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781648960703
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Published: Princeton Architectural Press - October 19th, 2021

Cat Dog Cover Image
By Mem Fox, Mark Teague (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781416986881
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Published: Beach Lane Books - October 19th, 2021

A delightfully silly picture book highlighting the differences between cats and dogs, Cat Dog follows a cat who is busy chasing a mouse around the house, while the dog...stays asleep all afternoon. A quirky, entertaining book for all cat and dog lovers. --Jennie


Hello, Star Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316451758
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 19th, 2021

Opposites Abstract Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781368070973
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Published: Hyperion Books for Children - October 19th, 2021