New Picture Books 4/1/09

Spring is here! The sun is shining, birds are chirping and new picture books have arrived.
Life is good!
The Youth Services department is gearing up for summer reading. This year's theme is Porter's Birthday Bash! Sign up begins June 10th! We are looking forward to seeing you this summer, but until then here's a sneak peek at some new books!

Good Luck Bear by Greg Foley
When Bear's friend Mouse tells him that finding a four-leaf clover means one is lucky, the little bear searches for one, despite the discouraging words of other animals.
 
 
 
 
 
Dogs on the Bed by Elizabeth Bluemle
A family’s bedtime preparations are interrupted by their determined dogs, who won’t stay off the bed and won’t give up easily!
 
 
 
 
 
Baby, Baby, Blah, Blah, Blah by Jonathan Shipton
When her parents tell her that they are expecting a baby, Emily sets to work on a list of pros and cons.
*Miss Jamie couldn't stop giggling while reading this one!
 
 
 
 
Three Little Gators by Helen Ketteman
In this adaptation of the traditional folktale, three little gators each build their house in an east Texas swamp, hoping for protection from the Big-bottomed Boar.
*Great choice for reading aloud - audience participation
 
 
 
 
If you were a penguin by Wendell Minor
Pictures and rhyming text present some of the many extraordinary things penguins can do. Includes facts about penguins as well as related websites.

Enjoy the sunshine!
Miss Jamie
 

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