by St. Clair Detrick-Jules and illustrated by Tabitha Brown
From the creator of My Beautiful Black Hair, this joyful board book celebrates the natural beauty of Black hair in all its shapes, styles, and textures! My hair is like the sun . . . the stars . . . the ocean! From curls that wind like rivers to coils that shimmer like stars, this book featuring photographs of real children and their natural hairstyles encourages little ones to see themselves reflected in the wonders of nature. Tenderly written and stunningly photographed by St. Clair Detrick-Jules, and with vibrant illustrations by Tabitha Brown, this timeless book shares a sweet and powerful message of self-love.
by Candace Fleming and illustrated by Eric Rohmann
This rhythmic read-aloud about sharing by an award-winning author and a Caldecott medalist features a series of hilariously selfish forest animals. In a tall, tall tree, at the tip-tippy top, hangs a single red apple... Along skirts Mouse. “An apple!” she squeaks, "How divine! When it tumbles to the ground, it’ll all be mine!” And so it goes, for Hare, Fox, Deer, and Bear, who each can't wait to get their hands on the apple. Soon the wind huffs and puffs, the branch snips and snaps, and down the apple falls. Only one shiny red apple for five furry creatures? What are they to do?! Here is a read-aloud picture book, perfect for story time, that will have kids repeating the refrain “Mine! complete with an ending that celebrates sharing and is sure to surprise!
by Jacob Grant
A big-hearted story about fairness and father-son love by the author-illustrator of No Pants! Pablo and his dad are ready for a fun day together at the farmer’s market–what’s better than a bike ride, doughnuts, and hot apple cider? But Pablo's dad says that everything Pablo picks out is too big for him. It’s just no fair! What if he was in charge and his dad was the kid, Pablo wonders. And his dad stops to think about it, too. This light-hearted but thoughtful look at fairness introduces a important subject that everyone encounters throughout their lives.
You Are New
by Lucy Knisley
A sweet look at the first year of a baby’s life from bestselling author Lucy Knisley—now in board book format! A world of being new is waiting for little ones and the grown-ups who love them in this warm and funny book. From napping to crying to cuddling to playing, this board book introduces the world to newborns (and new parents) with humor, honesty, and unmitigated sweetness. Award-winning author Lucy Knisley's You Are New is a timeless celebration of new beginnings and the transformative power of love.
A Book About You and All the World Too
by Jean Reidy
Your whole world is waiting. Just step through the door. There’s much to discover. There’s more to explore. Together, there’s so much we can do, in a book, me and you . . . and all the world too! Amazing adventures are in store when we play together, learn together, stand together, and work side-by-side. So, get ready for fun! Get ready to grow! From Jean Reidy and Joey Chou, the dynamic duo behind WhatWould You Do in a Book About You? and Me and You in a Book Made for Two, comes a story about the joy of sharing the world with others and all the wonderful things that can happen when you are part of something bigger.
Ethan and the Strays
by John Sullivan
From the award-winning author of Kitten and the Night Watchman comes a heartwarming picture book about a young boy who finds joy in rescuing and caring for stray cats. On the way to school, Ethan notices some stray kittens in the alleyway. He wants to look after them, but his dad has a strict no-pet policy. Still, with the help of his older brother, Ethan does what he can to rescue the kittens and realizes that caring for something else can bring great joy. This hopeful story is based on the author’s real-life experiences rescuing stray animals.