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New Board Books (Kids)

Enjoy these new board books with your youngest readers.

Hands on! by Anne Wynter

Combining lyrical text with vibrant artwork, this encouraging board book follows the first steps of a curious baby.

B is for brownies : an ABC baking book by Caroline Wright

Ryming text and illustrations invite young readers to learn all that's involved in baking brownies--from A to Z--in a board book which features a kid-friendly recipe.

Messy time by Elizabeth Verdick

"Adults sometimes find messiness to be stressful, but for toddlers, messy time is growing time. This book features young children and adults getting messy while participating in different types of activities, indoors and out, in a relaxed way"--

The farm by Dr Seuss

In this rhyming nonfiction board book, the Cat in the Hat and Thing One and Thing Two show kids where our food comes from while introducing them to the hard-working farmers who keep us fed.

Let's go on a fire truck by Rosalyn Albert

"Let's go on a fire truck, racing through the street. The bell rings-someone needs our help. We jump up to our feet!"--

On a submarine by Rosalyn Albert

Go on an adventure under the water on a submarine!

On a helicopter by Rosalyn Albert

"'Let's go on a helicopter whirring though the sky, A bird's eye view will nicely do. Let's see what we can spy!' Toddlers will enjoy this simple rhyming text with vivid illustrations"--

Pigs are prepared by Hans Wilhelm

Told in rhyming text, three little pigs are ready for whatever activity they have planned for the day--helmets for a bike ride, water wings for swimming, sunscreen, and finally the perfectly packed picnic basket.

That's mine! by Sumana Seeboruth

"After taking all the toy animals for herself, a toddler in a daycare setting learns the value of sharing and friendship"--

Little pups in big trucks by Bob Shea

During the first day of puppy school, Dig Doug, Cheddar, and Puddles must work together and use their trucks to free their teacher, Miss Polly, from some rocks

This pup is stuck by Bob Shea

"Dig Doug loves to dig, but when he digs a little too deep, his puppy friends must use their trucks and work together to save him"--

How to dress a dinosaur by Robin Currie

"ROAR! Dinosaurs don't wear clothes! ... or do they? Get ready for the day with you favorite dinos." --back cover

The very hungry caterpillar eats breakfast : a counting book by Eric Carle

Die-cut pages illustrate the number of breakfast foods a hungry caterpillar consumes.

The very hungry caterpillar eats lunch : a colors book by Eric Carle

The Very Hungry Caterpillar is very hungry...for lunch! With die-cut pages, a simple narrative, and beautiful artwork from Eric Carle, this interactive board book is the perfect way to introduce the midday meal. From mac and cheese and sandwiches to salads and tacos, there's something everyone will enjoy

The Very Hungry Caterpillar eats dinner : a shapes book by Eric Carle

Die-cut pages illustrate the concept of shapes as a hungry caterpillar eats different things for dinner

Bluey. At home with the Heelers

"Meet the Heelers - there's Bluey, Bingo, Bandit and Chilli! Learn all about the family, explore their home and discover the games they like to play"--Back cover

Let's get this potty started by Rose Rossner

Illustrations and rhyming word play encourage toddlers to use the potty.

Potty time with Pete the kitty : a lift-the-flap potty training book by Eric Litwin

"Pete the Kitty walks toddlers through every groovy step for using the potty, from getting ready, to washing up. Increase toddlers' confidence and success with this fun potty training book starring Pete the Kitty!"--

Madeline's ABCs by Ludwig Bemelmans

"Ludwig Bemelmans's beloved character Madeline is back, and here to teach a new audience the alphabet. She'll use examples of each letter from the classic Madeline book, so readers will recognize both settings and characters as she guides the youngest readers through learning each of the letters."--

Bright brown baby : a treasury by Andrea Davis Pinkney

"A rhythmic, whimsically illustrated celebration of Black and brown babies and the joy, tender moments, and boundless love shared between children and their caregivers, from New York Times bestselling and award-winning duo Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney. Brown baby, born bright. Greet the world. Spread your light. Sparkling eyes blink hello. Bright brown baby, you will GO! Cuddle up with your little one, read aloud, and REPEAT: This gorgeous picture book treasury is sure to become your favorite storytime anthem. Dive into these five beautiful poems that celebrate the tender, cozy, early days between parent and child, and the exuberant joy of watching a brand-new life take shape. Warm, winsome, and welcoming illustrations from Caldecott Honor and Coretta Scott King Award-winning illustrator Brian Pinkney exude joy and love on every page. Bouncing, rhythmic text from New York Times bestselling author Andrea Davis Pinkney rolls off the tongue and begs to be read aloud, in these poems that include "Count to Love," "Hey, Baby Girl!," and "Baby Boy, You are a Star." A celebration of Black and brown joy, babies, and families, this beautiful picture book treasury is the perfect gift item, bookshelf staple, and long-lasting classic in the making. Just right for new and expectant parents, baby showers, birthdays, graduations, and more, this book is sure to be treasured for years to come. And if you're looking for a board book edition for baby? Each poem will also be released as a separate board book edition, with Count to Love out now!"--Amazon.com

The very hungry caterpillar's first fall by Eric Carle

The hungry caterpillar and his friends enjoy the sensory experiences of fall, like looking at the leaves as they change color, listening to the whooshing wind, feeling the warmth of a warm cozy sweater, and more

Splash! by Leslie Patricelli

"Pack a beach bag and join Baby for that quintessential summer activity: a day at the seashore. With a new little pal in tow, it's time to put on sunscreen (rubby, rubby), set up the umbrella (ouch, this sand is hot!), splash in the waves (run away from the big ones!), and build a sandcastle (extra hands help!). And don't forget ice cream! Thankfully, there's a shower for rinsing off that sandy, sticky stuff. There's so much to do and see that it might be a challenge to get these babies back home!" --

Adventure awaits by Henry Cole

"A cat and a dog set off on their own adventures, each intrigued by something they see...As the animals explore, examine, inspect, and investigate their surroundings, a surprise brings the two together"--

Brush! Brush! Brush! by Douglas Florian

Illustrations and rhyming text teach little ones how to clean their teeth.

10 hugs and kisses by Nicola Slater

Illustrations and simple, rhyming text show animal friends enjoying time spent together, featuring items from one big hug to ten bedtime kisses.
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