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PICTURE BOOK TITLES PUBLISHED IN NOVEMBER 2018


Bear Moves by Ben Bailey Smith.Illus by Sav Akyuz.

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A high-energy sequel to I Am Bear finds the dance-loving purple bruin teaming up with his music-playing Bunny friend and demonstrating a variety of giggle-inducing dance moves to inspire readers to have fun with movement and dancing.

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Boris and the Missing Monkey by Brooke Vitale. Illus by Kellee Riley.

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When a fun-filled day of playing with his best friends is interrupted by the discovery that a favorite stuffed animal has gone missing, Boris receives help digging up clues to find the lost toy, discovering along the way that everyone has become a suspect.

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The Boy and the Giant by David Litchfield

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Informed by his granddad that local stories about a giant are true, little Billy learns that a friendly giant uses his height to help the town but must hide because everyone is afraid of his differences. By the award-winning creator of The Bear and the Piano.

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The Boy Who Went to Mars by Simon James

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In the wake of his mother’s business trip, an imaginative boy decides that he will leave the planet and be replaced by a “Martian” who does not follow Earth rules about washing up before meals, eating vegetables or brushing teeth. By the award-winning creator of George Flies South.

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The Case of the Missing Chalk Drawings by Richard Byrne

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An interactive picture book by the creator of This book just ate my dog! depicts a colorful team of chalk pieces whose drawings of flowers, rainbows and racing scenes keep getting mysteriously erased.

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The Circus Thief by Alane Adams. Illus by Lauren Gallegos.

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Marveling at a beautiful trained circus horse who does amazing tricks and gives rides to the children, young Harley of 1920s Pennsylvania discovers that the horse is going to be retired and sent to a work farm. By the author of the Legends of Orkney series.

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Dino by Diego Vaisberg

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Hatching out of an egg that has appeared in the backyard of an ordinary home, a giant baby dinosaur wreaks havoc in the house, makes friends with the people living there and learns about not eating the pet goldfish. A first picture book.

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Don’t Touch My Hair! by Sharee Miller

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A plucky youngster gets fed up and imparts a lesson about the importance of asking permission when everyone she meets, from strangers in the street and mermaids in the sea to monkeys in the jungle and aliens in space, want to touch her beautiful, fluffy, curly hair.

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Dreamland by Noah Klocek

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Enjoying everything about bedtime but particularly loving her dreams, young Amelie ventures through a surreal world, overcoming cold toes, tangled blankets and other sleepytime challenges, to track down her favorite dreams. By the co-creator of Cloud Country.

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Eleanor Wyatt, Princess and Pirate by Rachael MacFarlane. Illus by Spencer Laudiero.

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A rhyming, empowering challenge against stereotypes features an imaginative little girl who enjoys pretending she is a knight, a princess, a ninja, a ballerina, a pirate and anything else she wants to be, including herself.

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Five Flying Penguins by Barbara Barbieri McGrath. Illus by Stephanie Fizer Coleman.

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Five adorable little penguins contentedly play and swim before racing away from an unfamiliar seal who only wants to join in the fun. By the best-selling author of The M&M Brand Counting Book.

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Found by Jeff Newman. Illus by Larry Day.

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Mourning a beloved lost dog who was never found, a young girl bonds with a stray and makes tough decisions about doing the right thing and moving on when the new dog’s original owner is found, in a poignant wordless picture book by the author of The Boys.

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Henry Goes West by Robert Quackenbush

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An unannounced trip to a friend’s Wild West ranch catapults the disaster-prone Henry the Duck into a wacky misadventure involving an angry bull, a stampede and a landslide, before he returns home to a big surprise. By the award-winning creator of Dig to Disaster.

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Hide and Seek by Anthony Browne

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Playing a game of hide-and-seek to distract themselves from worrying about their missing dog, two siblings find themselves searching through a surreal forest of hidden sights, sounds and discoveries. By the award-winning creator of What If…?

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How to Eat Pizza by Jon Burgerman

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An irreverent picture book by the creator of Rhyme Crime features a riotous slice of pizza who has plenty to say about toppings, eating with one’s hands and what other varieties of pizza the reader should eat instead of him.

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I Do Not Like Books Anymore! by Daisy Hirst

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A whimsical follow-up to Alphonse, That Is Not OK to Do! finds younger monster Natalie declaring that she no longer likes books when she becomes frustrated by her first attempts at reading.

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I Just Like You by Suzanne Bloom

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The Geisel Honor-winning creator of the Goose and Bear series presents a near-wordless story about friendship and tolerance that depicts a group of animal friends who like each other despite, and because of, their differences.

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Loved to Bits by Teresa Heapy. Illus by Katie Cleminson.

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A little boy and his teddy bear share exuberant grand adventures of the imagination, fighting beasts and tickling monsters together until Teddy becomes so worn out that he needs to find a haven in the boy’s bed.

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Miss Pinkeltink’s Purse by Patty Brozo. Illus by Ana Ochoa.

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A tribute to the power of children as agents of positive change features a kindhearted elderly woman who generously shares the contents of her giant purse before a little girl rallies the community to remediate the lady’s homelessness.

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The Mouse Who Wasn’t Scared by Petr Horacek

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Ignoring a friend’s warning about staying away from the scary big animals in the woods, a seemingly fearless little mouse enjoys a day of bouncing on toadstools, jumping off logs and asking the bigger animals to play, in a lift-the-flap story by the creator of The Mouse Who Reached the Sky.

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Mousie, I Will Read to You by Rachael Cole. Illus by Melissa Crowton.

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A mama mouse guides her baby mouse through the first steps of his lifelong journey as a reader by singing lullabies, helping him practice first words, and reading poems and stories that spark his imagination. By the award-winning author of City Moon.

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My Heart Is a Compass by Deborah Marcero

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A creative girl on a mission to bring something new to the world becomes a storyteller and inventor of intricately detailed maps, in a search-and-find tribute to the power of imagination by the creator of Ursa’s Light.

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Night Play by Lizi Boyd

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Putting on imaginative plays with their human friend, a menagerie of stuffed animal friends says goodnight to the boy at bedtime before resuming their lively production, in a story complemented by die-cuts and a special gatefold.

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Our New Kittens by Theo Heras. Illus by Alice Carter.

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Two young brothers help their long-anticipated kittens feel safe and happy in their new home by participating in age-appropriate pet care before the purring kittens curl up in the boys’ laps for a nap. By the author of Hat On, Hat Off.

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Peppa Pig and the Career Day

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Excitedly attending Career Day at school, Peppa Pig discovers the important jobs of several adults in her community, from Miss Rabbit the train conductor and Mr. Zebra the postman to Mr. Bull the construction engineer and Miss Rabbit the helicopter pilot.

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Ranger Rick’s Story Book: Favorite Nature Tales From Ranger Rick Magazine by Rhonda Lucas Donald, ed. Illus by Parker Jacobs.

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Collected from Ranger Rick magazine, an anthology of top-selected stories features a range of familiar and exotic wild animals to impart engaging lessons about nature, wildlife and ecology.

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Sleep, My Bunny by Rosemary Wells

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A soothing bedtime book featuring Expressionist-inspired soft pastel backgrounds by the creator of the Max and Ruby series follows the experiences of a little bunny whose nighttime routine of tidying up, taking a bath and reading a story is gently tied to the rhythms of nature.

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Sophie Johnson, Unicorn Expert by Morag Hood. Illus by Ella Okstad.

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A self-proclaimed young unicorn expert dresses up her toys, stuffed animals and baby brother as unicorns and becomes so caught up in teaching others that she fails to notice a real unicorn hiding in plain sight.

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The Squirrel Manifesto by Ric Edelman

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The award-winning financial advisor outlines a platform for establishing fiscal responsibility in children, in a modern-day fable in the spirit of The Ant and the Grasshopper that teaches kids and their parents the value of spending wisely, saving for the future and giving to charity.

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Swan Lake by Pyotr I. Tchaikovsky. Illus by Lisbeth Zwerger.

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A sumptuous picture book adaptation of Tchaikovsky’s 1877 ballet reunites its original happy ending with the story of a devoted prince whose love for a beautiful swan queen breaks an evil spell. By the Hans Christian Andersen Medal-winning illustrator of Aesop’s Fables.

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Three Bite Rule by James Dean, Kimberley Dean & Anne Lamb

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Complemented by a bonus coloring poster, a story based on the popular animated series finds Pete the Cat trying to entice the appetite of a reluctant classmate during a class potluck for which Pete has concocted his favorite banana casserole.

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What’s for Breakfast? by Denys Cazet

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Preferring to nap instead of hunting, a sleepy owl tumbles out of his nest and lands on a plucky little mouse before making an unlikely choice between breakfast and friendship. By the creator of the Minnie and Moo series.

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You and Me, Me and You: Brothers by Miguel Tanco

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A light-hearted tribute to the special bond between brothers depicts two siblings who build sandcastles, fly a kite and make mischief together and separately on spreads accented with bright Pantone orange. By the creator of You and Me, Me and You.

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