Turtle's Penguin Day


Valeri Gorbachev - 2008
    After his Daddy reads a book about penguins, a young turtle decides to spend his day at kindergarten sliding on his belly, waddling, and playing pass-the-egg.

I Can See Just Fine


Eric Barclay - 2013
    She goes to school. She practices her violin. She plays outside. The only problem is, she cannot quite see the chalkboard, her sheet music, or anything else! Despite Paige’s repeated refrain of “I can see just fine,” the comical illustrations portray a different story. Paige’s parents decide it’s time for her to visit the eye doctor, despite her protests. But Paige’s stubbornness quickly dissolves as she braves an enthralling eye checkup, enjoys a playful frame selection, and, most importantly, ends up with perfect eyesight! Barclay successfully depicts a very real and relevant issue with lightheartedness and gentle humor. Young readers will relate to Paige’s journey and celebrate her triumph of seeing clearly in the end. Praise for I Can See Just Fine "It’s a useful, non-didactic story for kids in Paige’s situation—and utterly fun, too.”--Publishers Weekly"A gentle way to introduce the topic of eyeglasses with a resistant child and what to expect in finding a solution."--Shelf Awareness for Readers"With an attractive, clean layout and big speech bubbles, this story is one that young readers will easily follow as Paige ultimately triumphs with her new glasses."--School Library Journal"This is an easy picture book for beginning readers with full-color illustrations. The stylized, pleasing illustrations are done well and a lot of children can relate to the situation."--Library Media Connection<!--?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /-->

This Is Baby


Jimmy Fallon - 2019
    Jimmy Fallon, host of NBC's The Tonight Show and #1 New York Times bestselling author of Your Baby's First Word Will Be DADA and Everything Is Mama, returns with a book that teaches new babies the words for the various parts of their body--This is Baby.Let’s meet…Baby!From Baby’s HEAD to Baby’s TOES,there are so many parts of Baby you should know.But what’s the most important part of Baby?Jimmy Fallon, one of the most popular entertainers in the world gives you the facts.

I Am a Thief!


Abigail Rayner - 2019
    My letters went wonky. I was too heavy to swing!  I wanted to put it back . . . But what if someone saw?  But when she discovers that nearly everyone in her family took something once in their lives—from her baby brother and mom, to her nana with her sausage-stealing dog—Eliza overcomes her shame to make things right. A hilarious and heartfelt story about stealing and finding the courage to do the right thing.

Let's Play Monsters


Lucy Cousins - 2020
    And his family is happy to oblige, from Josie the hungry beast (munch, crunch, scrunch!) to Uncle Rufus with horns and a tail (oink oink moo!), and even Nonna the jelly monster (I’ll gobble you up!). But what happens when Mom-the-monster comes to eat Gabriel up when it’s time for bed? Lucy Cousins offers an entertaining and heartwarming celebration of family as she follows an imaginative child through a day of escalating giggles to a cozy moment before sleep.

The Day I Lost My Superpowers


Michaël Escoffier - 2013
    A part of this magic is that with just a little imagination, we all might be found to possess true superpowers!This isn't the first or last book where a child delightedly discovers her own superpowers. But it may be just about the driest, funniest, and sweetest, where the discovery is handled with humor and charm.One of the book's true pleasures is that it's a girl who discovers her own extraordinary abilities, and when her powers fail, as they must, she discovers them in her mom. All of which leads to a lovely intimacy between the two.

Show and Tell


Robert Munsch - 1991
    Ben wreaks havoc at school when he decides to bring his baby sister for show and tell.

My Dad Thinks He's Funny


Katrina Germein - 2010
    Whenever I say, I'm hungry, Dad says, 'Hello Hungry. Pleased to meet you.' My Dad thinks he's funny. But he's not.Does your dad think he’s funny? Warmly told, cleverly illustrated and packed full of everyone’s favourite ‘dadisms’.

My Grandma's a Ninja


Todd Tarpley - 2015
    In fact, she’s a ninja! Ethan is soon the hit of the school when his grandma drops from the ceiling at show-and-tell, and teaches the kids karate moves and how to do backflips in slow motion. But when his grandma deflates his team’s soccer ball, everyone is upset—including Ethan. Why can’t he just have a regular grandma? But when Ethan tries out his new karate movesduring the championship game . . . he’s happy that his grandma isn’t ordinary.

When I Was Little: A Four-Year-Old's Memoir of Her Youth


Jamie Lee Curtis - 1993
    But now I can do lots of things, like braid my own hair and go to nursery school. I'm not a baby anymore. I'm me!"

I Don't Want to be Quiet!


Laura Ellen Anderson - 2020
    From the excellent Laura Ellen Anderson, this is a very funny picture book about taking notice of the quieter things in life.Stairs are for STOMPING,spoons are for DRUMMING,and when my mum's working,I help her by HUMMING.Making noise is a LOT of fun … but what happens when you take the time to really listen to your world around you? Perfect for little people who love banging and popping, and whizzing and fizzing.

Troll Swap


Leigh Hodgkinson - 2013
    Tabitha Lumpit likes things to be loud, loopy and messy and

How to Put Your Parents to Bed


Mylisa Larsen - 2016
    And you're not even tired. You want to stay up and have all sorts of fun adventures! But take a look at your parents. They're really tired. They're exhausted. But they just won't go to bed! Help them put down the cell phones, turn off the TV, stop cleaning the dishes, and go to bed! You might be small, but you can handle this task. Follow the instructions in this book and you'll have them snoring in no time.Debut author Mylisa Larsen teams up with Babette Cole, author-illustrator of Princess Smartypants and Dr. Dog, to present a bedtime story like you've never seen before!

I Dare You Not to Yawn


Helene Boudreau - 2013
    Otherwise, you might find your mouth opening wide and letting out a great big yawny yaaaaaawn — hey, you were supposed hold it in! A hilarious read-aloud that is so much fun, kids will beg for it again and again, whatever the consequences.

Nothing Can Frighten a Bear


Elizabeth Dale - 2016
    The bears set out to make sure there aren’t any monsters but, as they vanish one by one, it looks like Daddy Bear might not be so brave after all!