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Picture Books: Ages 2-7

Becoming Vanessa
Brantley-Newton, Vanessa
Get ready to go back to school with this inclusive, empathetic story that will help kids new to the classroom transform from timid caterpillars into beautiful butterflies who love exactly who they are!

On Vanessa's first day of school, her parents tell her it will be easy to make...

Item No. 9780525582120
$17.99
Bedtime at Bessie and Lil's
Sternberg, Julie
With just the right mixture of humor and sweetness, here is the perfect go to sleep book for your little bunnies!

It's bedtime at Bessie and Lil's, but neither of these sister bunnies seems to be listening to Mama. She is trying to read them a bedtime book, one of her favorites from when...

Item No. 9781590789346
$16.95
Bedtime Bonnet
Redd, Nancy
This joyous and loving celebration of family is the first-ever picture book to highlight Black nighttime hair traditions--and is perfect for every little girl who knows what it's like to lose her bonnet just before bedtime.

In my family, when the sun goes down, our hair goes up!...

Item No. 9781984895240
$17.99
Bedtime for Frances - Softcover
Hoban, Russell
It may be bedtime for Frances, but that does not mean Frances is ready to go to bed - not by a long shot. First she must have a glass of milk and make certain Mother and Father have each kissed her good night (twice). Then she is ready to imagine there is a tiger in her room, and a giant, and......
Item No. 9780064434515
$7.99
Bedtime for Sweet Creatures
Grimes, Nikki

All purchases include a free autographed Nikki Grimes Bookplate, as supplies last.

Barnes...

Item No. 9781492638322
$17.99
Before Morning
Sidman, Joyce

 Staff Pick


There are planes to fly and buses to catch, but a child uses the power of words, in the form of an invocation, to persuade fate to bring her family a snow day -- a day slow and unhurried enough to spend at home together.

In a spare text that reads as pure song and illustrations of...

Item No. 9780547979175
$17.99
Being Edie Is Hard Today
Brashares, Ben
This warm and tender story about being yourself--even when you're sad, anxious, or feeling lonely--reminds readers that human connection is essential, tears can heal, and a new day is always coming.

Being Edie is hard today. No one understands. Not her mother. Not her teachers, or the...

Item No. 9780316521741
$18.99
Benji, the Bad Day and Me
Pla, Sally J

Choices, Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC)
Starred Review, Shelf Awareness

Sammy is having the absolute rottenest, worst day ever. His little brother, Benji, knows exactly what that's like.

Nothing seems to be going right for Sammy today. At school, he got in trouble...

Item No. 9781620143452
$18.95
Best Cat in the World - Autographed Hardcover
Leslea Newman

Even the best cat in the world doesn't live forever, and Victor is very sad when his beloved cat, Charlie, dies. His mother suggests getting a new cat, but Victor isn't so sure. Finally, when the vet tells Victor she has another cat that really needs a home, Victor agrees to give the new cat a...

Item No. AUTONEWMAN6
$16.00
Best Day Ever
Singer, Marilyn
A sweet dog-loves-kid/kid-loves-dog story, in which the kid uses a wheelchair, from an award-winning children's poet and talented debut illustrator.

This playful puppy thinks she's having the best day ever! She's so happy to be out with her friend, she doesn't even realize that...

Item No. 9781328987839
$17.99
Best Friends (Paperback)
Kellogg, Steven
To Kathy the greatest thing in the world is a best friend. And Louise Jenkins is hers. They do everything together, from sharing their chocolate milk at lunch to riding Golden Silverwind, their make-believe horse who lives in the imaginary stable between their houses.
Item No. 9780140546071
$6.99
Big and Small and In Between
Higgins, Carter
You Are (Not) Small meets The Quiet Book in this beautiful compilation of all the little things that make up our big world.

This wide, wonderful world contains many things. Some things are as big as a family of bears; some are as small as a reflection in a puddle. Some...

Item No. 9781452166506
$18.99
dePaola, Tomie
Fans of Tomie dePaola's kindly Strega Nona will love this charming look at the early days of her good-hearted but clumsy helper Big Anthony. From the day he is born, Big Anthony never pays attention. As a boy, he leaves the gates of the farm open and all the animals escape. As a young man off to...
Item No. 9780698118935
$6.99
Big Bath House
Maclear, Kyo
A joyful celebration of Japanese cultural traditions and body positivity as a young girl visits a bath house with her grandmother and aunties

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY New York Public Library - NPR - Publishers Weekly - Kirkus Reviews - Horn...

Item No. 9780593181959
$17.99
Big Bunny
Watkins, Rowboat
Once upon a time there was a book about . . .
MONSTERS!
No.
SPACE ALIENS?
Nope . . . a BUNNY!
A GIANT SCARY TRUCK-EATING BUNNY?!?
Um . . . well, maybe it was a tiny bit big.

From the curious mind of Rowboat Watkins comes a ginormously imaginative story that...

Item No. 9781452163901
$16.99
Big Cat, Little Cat
Cooper, Elisha

A 2018 Caldecott Honor book

There was a cat
who lived alone.
Until the day
a new cat came . . .

And so a story of friendship begins, following the two cats through their days, months, and years until one day, the older cat has to go. And he doesn't come back.

...

Item No. 9781626723719
$17.99
Big Fat Enormous Lie
Sharmat, Marjorie Weinman
A boy's little lie comes alive in the form of a monster who grows and grows until he finds the only way to make it go away--by telling the truth!
Item No. 9780140547375
$3.98
Big Feelings
Penfold, Alexandra
The newest picture book from the creators of All Are Welcome to help children navigate BIG FEELINGS!

In their bestselling picture book All Are Welcome, Alexandra Penfold and Suzanne Kaufman celebrate kindness, inclusivity, and diversity. Now with Big Feelings, they...

Item No. 9780525579748
$18.99
Big Mean Mike
Knudsen, Michelle
A laugh-out-loud funny story about not worrying what others think -- even if you're big and tough, and your friends are fuzzy and cute.

Big Mean Mike is the biggest, toughest dog in the whole neighborhood. He has a big, mean car that he likes to drive around the big, mean streets....

Item No. 9780763649906
$15.99
Big Momma Makes-PB
Root, Phyllis
"Among the many creation retellings and variations, this one takes the cake." -- THE HORN BOOK (starred review)

When Big Momma makes the world, she doesn't mess around. With a baby on her hip and laundry piling up, she demands light and dark, earth and sky, creepers and crawlers, and...

Item No. 9780763626006
$7.99
Big Orange Splot
Pinkwater, Daniel Manus
When Mr. Plumbeans' house is splashed with bright orange paint, he decides a multi-colored house would be a nice change. This favorite story of creativity and individuality is back by popular demand.
Item No. 9780590445108
$6.99
Big Red Lollipop
Khan, Rukhsana
Rubina has been invited to her first birthday party, and her mother, Ami, insists that she bring her little sister along. Rubina is mortified, but she can't convince Ami that you just don't bring your younger sister to your friend's party. So both girls go, and not only does Sana demand to win...
Item No. 9780670062874
$16.99
Big Snow - Autographed
Jonathan Bean

While "helping" his mother with holiday housecleaning, a boy keeps a watchful eye on the progress of a winter storm. He's hoping for a big snow. A really big snow. Inside, he is underfoot, turning sheet-changing and tub-scrubbing into imaginary whiteouts. Outside, flakes are flying. But...

Item No. AUTOJB7
$16.99
Big Umbrella
Bates, Juniper
"A subtle, deceptively simple book about inclusion, hospitality, and welcoming the 'other.'" --Kirkus Reviews

"A boundlessly inclusive spirit...This open-ended picture book creates a natural springboard for discussion." --Booklist

"This sweet extended...

Item No. 9781534406582
$17.99
dePaola, Tomie

When Little Jane Allison Crocodile is kidnapped by the Bad Guy's Big Bad Brother from Louisiana, Bill and his bird buddy Pete head to the rescue. But Pete gets caught by the Rich Lady and it's up to Bill to save the day. Kids and parents everywhere will love Tomie dePaola's hilarious new episode...

Item No. 9780698118843
$7.99