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My Nana and Me

Irene Smalls (author) Cathy Ann Johnson (illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623955854

A joyful story celebrating the love between a granddaughter and her grandmother. This delightful picture books follows a young girl and her grandmother through a day of tea parties, dancing, hide and seek, pat-a-cake, bath time, story time, and bedtime. At the end of the story the little girl discovers why she is so extra special.

My Yellow Umbrella

Chris Robertson (author, illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623955427

It's a beautiful day for a yellow umbrella! Bright, retro-inspired illustrations accompany a little girl on her dreamy day with a yellow umbrella.

Blucy

Julia Dweck (author) Erika LeBarre (illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623955397

Once in a blue moon, a special pet comes along. When Mandy adopts the best cat at the shelter, she doesn't realize it has a big secret and an even bigger personality.

Queen Quail is Quiet: and other ABC Tongue Twisters

Erika Barriga (author, illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623954932

The alphabet is amazing! Explore the letters and their sounds in this collection of illustrations and alliterations from Erika Barriga. Younger children will learn to associate the colorful letter with the sound and older children will enjoy wrapping their mouths around the funny, tongue-twisting text.

The Zebra Said Shhh

M.R. Nelson (author) Tamia Sheldon (illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623954482

An exhausted zebra is ready for bed but the other animals at the zoo still want to play. Help the Zebra say “Shhh” to the lions, elephants and other noisy animals at the zoo.

Time to Get Ready, Bunny!

Brenda Ponnay (author, illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623954017

It's time to get ready, Bunny! Bunny? BUNNY? In this charming little book, author/illustrator Brenda Ponnay has artfully depicted the morning routine of so many families. Whether your little one would rather stay in bed, play with toys, or try on every outfit in the closet, this book is sure to resonate with parents. Kids are sure to enjoy being the ones to take charge and convince little bunny to get his tail out the door.

Let's Play

Tamia Sheldon (author, illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623953607

One bored kid. Two exasperated parents. A collection of favorite activities presented by zany animals. In this little book, kids can choose a calm or active idea and enlist parents and caregivers in the fun. Activities are designated "red" or "blue" so parents can set the guidelines and let kids do the choosing. With each activity lasting only around 15 minutes, you’re sure to be able to carve out the time to make lasting memories with your child.

A Dog for Everyone

Katrina Streza (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623953355

This rhyming look at different dogs brings out the best in each breed. Whether you're considering a new family pet, or your child just can't get enough of dogs and puppies, this is a fun book for toddlers through early readers.

Free as a Bird

Annelin Fagernes (author, illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781623953027

A boy wishes he was a bird, but discovers that a life lived in trees and cages is not for him. This dreamy picture book is the debut from Annelin Fagernes and is a lovely look at playing pretend and taking control of your own life.

Tongue Twisters

Amy Mullen (author, illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532408236

How much wood could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood? Classic tongue twisters are paired with cheery illustrations in this new collection. Children will be introduced to Peter Piper (and his peck of pickled peppers), a young fisher named Fischer, a flea and a fly who flew up a flue and many many more funny tongue twisters.

The Bedtime Battle

M.R. Nelson (author), Leila Zimenka (illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532408199

Alice and Adele are going to have a sleepover but Adele is a little bit nervous. As the friends get ready to go to sleep, common bedtime worries keep popping up. But there's nothing to fear! Alice is ready to do battle with anything that comes their way! This sweet story celebrates friendship and problem solving skills.

If a Dog Could Wear a Hat

Elizabeth Maginnis (author) Annie Dwyer Internicola (illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532407598

If a dog could wear a hat, what would he do? Would he be a pirate or a Viking or a sailor of a canoe? This silly rhyming picture book will get kids talking about the impossible possibilities of one sweet dog and lots and lots of hats. In this story, Erin is home sick from school and convinces her patient pooch to accept a game of dress up. When Erin is finally ready to rest, the dog gets to play the game too.

Professor McNasty's Collection of Slimes

Chris Bickley (author) Brenda Ponnay (illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532405365

When two children save up money and order a slime making kit from Professor McNasty's Collection of Slimes catalog, they had no idea for the mess they would be in! This funny children's book is an imaginative look at slime on the loose. Perfect for kids who love to play with and make slime!

The Tide is Coming In

Calee M. Lee (author) Joanna Czernichowska (illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532402395

Children spend their afternoon at the beach building a sand castle, jumping over waves and chasing sea gulls. In this sweet and lyrical text, a brother and sister must confront the power of the tides as they seek to save their sand castle from ruin.

The Tooth That's on the Loose

Chris Robertson (author, illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532402302

When a loose tooth shows up in town, the local sheriff must do what it takes to send that wiggly tooth packing. This funny approach to the classic childhood situation of loosing a tooth is a must read for home and classroom libraries. Chris Robertson's playful art is sure to delight young readers who can't wait to loose a tooth.

It's Snot Fair!

Brenda Ponnay (author, illustrator)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532402258

What’s invisible and smells like a carrot? Bunny Farts! Burps, farts, boogers, and other bodily functions take center stage in this collection of illustrated jokes sure to be adored by the preschool through early elementary set.

Jingle Bells

Kim Mitzo Thompson, Karen Mitzo Hilderbrand (author) Ivy Dad (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781640339064

Kids will get into the holiday spirit as they sing-along with this classic Christmas song “Jingle Bells!” As snowflakes fall in the night sky, a little boy dreams of what Santa will bring him on Christmas morning. Will his favorite dinosaur appear in his stocking? Find out what happen when he dreams of Santa Claus and the wonderful surprise that awaits him in the morning.

Boats Will Float

Andria Warmflash Rosenbaum (author) Brett Curzon (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534166707

Writing in rhythmic text, author Andria Warmflash Rosenbaum (Trains Don't Sleep) explores the many types of watercraft navigating our lakes, rivers, and oceans, including trawlers, tankers, and cruise ships. Beginning with the sunrise, boats of all shapes and sizes are on their way to a full day. Fishing boats with their nets head out for their day's lucky catch. Tugboats guide a freighter safely into harbor, and pleasure craft such as sailboats and speedboats offer hours of enjoyment for their passengers. Then when night comes, even boats take a rest, including a houseboat that is docked with its family warm and cozy inside. Back matter includes detailed descriptions of each type of watercraft mentioned.

Lucy Tries Luge

Lisa Bowes (author) James Hearne (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459810204

Lucy has a new luge sled, but she isn’t sure about this unique sliding sport. You have to lie on your back and steer with your legs? The luge track’s twists and turns look pretty scary too. But with her parents’ support and a bit of courage, Lucy jumps on her sled for a speedy adventure! Lucy Tries Luge is the first book in the Lucy Tries Sports series, which aims to promote physical literacy and encourage young readers to get involved in sports. Research shows that developing fundamental movement and sport skills at a young age benefits kids for their entire lives, promoting an active and healthy lifestyle. The Lucy Tries Sports series reinforces the HIGH FIVE principles of healthy child development needed for quality programs, including the support of a caring adult, the opportunity to participate, to play, to make friends and to master skills.

A Wish Is a Seed

Jessica Young (author) Maria Cristina Pritelli (illustrator)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640001503

When a child makes a wish, where does it go? Like a tiny seed carried on the wind, a wish journeys through adversity, takes root, and grows.

My Mastodon

Barbara Lowell (author) Antonio Marinoni (illustrator)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640001459

Inspired by the 19th-century lives of artist and scientist Charles Willson Peale's family, this is a tale of a girl and her favorite companion--a fossilized mastodon!

When I Go Trick-Or-Treating

Kim Mitzo Thompson, Karen Mitzo Hilderbrand (author) Patrick Girouard (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781599228297

Venture out on Halloween night for some friendly frights! Can you guess what happens when dad and son get to Mrs. McFearsome’s house? Find out in this spooky book about going out to trick-or-treat. Rhyming text, simple sentences, and engaging art will have young learners reading along in no time. Titles in the Halloween Fun Series include: Kids Halloween Party, Gruesome Grub Halloween Party, When I Go Trick-Or-Treating, and Five Trick-or-Treaters.

Ollie on Stage

Keith Brockett (author) Ashley King (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534138438

When Ollie the ogre sees a flyer for the local talent show, he feels the bright lights of the stage call to him. He just knows he'll win first place! Only, he's not too sure what exactly his talent is. With some help from his friends, Ollie learns to work with his strengths (which happen to be his strength!) rather than against them and finds that the best way to shine is to be yourself.

Good Night, Library

Denise Brennan-Nelson (author)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534138445

Even the library has to sleep! This calming bedtime story says good night to the library and all the fun it holds--from books and story time to computers and comics. A charming ode to everyone's favorite community space and a perfect good night for budding book lovers.

Invisible Lizard in Love

Kurt Cyrus (author) Andy Atkins (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534146235

Napoleon, the spiffiest chameleon in the jungle, is a pretty happy guy. And why shouldn't he be? After all, he loves living on his spiffy limb, and blending in with its colorful foliage. And after a few missteps, he now has friends. Mike the monkey and Polly the parrot often come to play. The spiffy limb shakes with fun and it seems like the laughter will never stop. Except it does when Mike meets Mooka and Polly meets her Pedro. His friends have found their perfect mates and Napoleon is now back to being on his own. What will it take for the loneliest chameleon in the jungle to find his own true love?