Delicate illustrations accompany gentle rhyming text as everyone – people, plants, and animals – all get ready for bed.
The One Day House
Julia Durango, illustrated by Bianca Diaz
Inspired by real-life volunteers, this picture book tells the story of a community that comes together to make one neighbor’s house a safer and more beautiful place to live.
If Apples Had Teeth
Milton and Shirley Glaser
Enchanted Lion Books, $16.95
A husband-and-wife team produced this gorgeously designed alphabet book that is silly, surreal, and smart as it plays with language and the interaction between text and image.
Ivy and the Lonely Raincloud
A new favorite of mine! Grumpy little florist meets lonely little raincloud and together, they smile all year round.
Philomena’s New Glasses
When it comes to dresses, purses, and – how exciting! – new glasses, must sisters share everything?
Alexander Graham Bell Answers the Call
Mary Ann Fraser
A definitive new biography of Alexander Graham Bell, focusing on his childhood and his inventions, for the younger crowd.
Creepy Pair of Underwear!
Aaron Reynolds, illustrated by Peter Brown
Simon & Schuster, $17.99
This Caldecott Honor winner has illustrated another hilarious picture book about a very brave rabbit and the creepy things in his life. First, it was some Creepy Carrots! and now, no matter how hard he tries, Jasper cannot get rid of a pair of glow-in-the-dark, ghoulish underwear.