Staff Pick

Striking a dreamier tone, Richard Jackson’s thoughtful language creates a lyrical call-and-response in Snow Scene (Roaring Brook, $17.99). Acrylics from Laura Vaccaro Seeger capture the sleepy sensation of a snowy day, then burst into thrilling spring color in this visual and auditory feast. Ages 0-5.

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ISBN: 9781626726802
Availability: In Stock—Click for Locations
Published: Roaring Brook Press - November 7th, 2017

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When Baby Goes to Market (Candlewick, $16.99), he encounters a repast of a different sort: juicy oranges, sugary chin-chin biscuits, and vivid chili peppers. As Baby charms vendors into gifting him treats in Angela Brooksbank’s vibrantly illustrated marketplace, Atinuke’s verbal play creates a rich multi-sensory experience in this counting book. Ages 0-5.

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By Atinuke, Angela Brooksbank (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780763695705
Availability: Backordered
Published: Candlewick - September 5th, 2017

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Varied experience is exactly what Lisa Mantchev’s protagonist seeks in Someday, Narwhal (Paula Wiseman/Simon & Schuster, $17.99). Poor tiny Narwhal, whose emotions are perfectly captured in Hyewon Yum’s expressive pictures, has grown tired of her fishbowl-confined landscape. Her friends thus help her find the courage to venture beyond the front door, where she discovers a whole world at her flippers. Ages 0-5.

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By Lisa Mantchev, Hyewon Yum (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781481479707
Availability: Not On Our Shelves—Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - October 17th, 2017