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Current Exhibitions

Polar Bear's Underwear
Tupera Tupera
Polar Bear has lost his underwear! Where could it be? There's only one thing to do: Remove the book's underwear-shaped bellyband to find the missing pair! Is that Polar Bear's underwear? No, it's Zebra's—see the colorful stripes? What about that itty-bitty pair? No, those belong to Butterfly! And...
Item No. 9781452141992
Stencil Set-Primary Shapes

Set of five shape templates each containing five circles, triangles, squares, rectangles, or hexagons in varying sizes and orientations. Even the outer edge is a large shape! Each the durable stencils is a bright primary color including red, yellow, green, blue and purple. Suitable for ages 4-6...

Item No. 557841005
Priya Dreams of Marigolds and Masala
Patel, Meenal
Priya lives in the United States and her family is from India. She feels the magic of the place her family comes from through her Babi Ba's colorful descriptions of India--from the warm smell of spices to the swish-swish sound of a rustling sari. Together, Priya and Babi Ba make their heritage live...
Item No. 9781643439556
Road Trip
Light, Steve
Head over to Whiskers Hollow--the whimsically detailed new world from Steve Light--and hop in with Bear and friends for a fun road trip to Elephant's Old Junk Tree.

When Bear's old truck needs a new headlight, there's just one thing to do: organize a road trip to Elephant's Old Junk Tree...

Item No. 9781536209471
Rubin, Adam
Fans of the best-selling Dragons Love Tacos will devour Adam Rubin and Daniel Salmieri's newest story, a hilarious picture book about robots that magically transforms into a super shiny metal ROBO-BOOK.

FACT: Robots are awesome. They have lasers for eyes, rockets for feet,...
Item No. 9780525428879
Round Trip
Jonas, Ann

This book isn't just the story of a round trip - it is a round trip! Read forward and look at the sights, the flip the book over to see something different on the way back. Ann Jonas's amazing two-way trip is guaranteed to change the way you look at things!

Item No. 9780688099862
Sam's Sandwich
Pelham, David
Just how gross can Sam make that sandwich he's giving to his sister? Lift the flaps to find out! A classic kid-pleaser, back by popular demand.

Sam's sister wants a very special sandwich, so he does his best to oblige. Lettuce, cheese, tomato, salami, and so much more. Just unfold each...

Item No. 9780763678081
Say Zoop!
Tullet, Herve
PRESS HERE, MIX IT UP!, LET'S PLAY! and now SAY ZOOP! Collect all four interactive books from best-selling children's book author Hervé Tullet!

Make some noise! Shout OH! Whisper oh! Say Zoop? Yes! Zoop! Zoop! Zoop! The newest book from Hervé Tullet magically...

Item No. 9781452164731
Scratchie: A Touch-and-Feel Catventure
Putri, Maria
A Parents Best Kids Book of 2019!

Sharpen your claws--and scratching skills--with this adorable touch-and-feel book about a cat who loves to scratch everything...and wants you to join the fun!

Hi there, human!
I'm Scratchie the Cat
and I like to scratch...

Item No. 9781534437654
Tap the Magic Tree (Board Book)
Matheson, Christie

The acclaimed interactive picture book about the changing seasons. "Like Hervé Tullet's Press Here, Matheson's Tap the Magic Tree proves you don't need apps for interactivity," praised the New York Times. This board book edition is perfect for little hands....

Item No. 9780062274465
Lam, Thao
An honest #OwnVoices story about growing up with a name that is unfamiliar to the kids around you, told with humor and heart by critically acclaimed author/illustrator Thao Lam
Even though it's only four simple, familiar letters long, nobody can ever pronounce Thao's name. She'...
Item No. 9781771474320
The Fort
Perdew, Laura

Can a pirate and a prince learn to share?

In the fort in the woods, a prince is preparing his castle for a lively feast for the royal kingdom. Unbeknownst to him, a pirate uses the same fort as her ship, planning to venture out to the open seas in search of treasure. But when a...

Item No. 9781624149252
The Jacket
Hall, Kirsten

The Jacket is a book that needs to be a book. It's a book that pays tribute, in word and form, to all that a book is and can be. Once upon a time there was a girl who had a dog named Egg Cream. This girl loved her dog, but she also loved her special book. And Book loved her. But how about...

Item No. 9781592701681
The Lost Package
Ho, Richard

A Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Children's Book of 2021

A Kirkus Best Picture Book of 2021

From author Richard Ho and illustrator Jessica Lanan, the heartwarming story of a package that gets lost, then found, and an in-depth behind-the-scenes look at what happens at...

Item No. 9781250231352
The Me I Choose to Be
Tarpley, Natasha Anastasia
In this "exquisite" (Shelf Awareness) "affirming" (Kirkus), and "empowering visual essay" (Publishers Weekly) the bestselling author of I Love My Hair! joins forces with the dynamic photography duo behind Glory to create a stunning celebration of the many...
Item No. 9780316461542
The Name Jar
Choi, Yangsook
A heartwarming story about the new girl in school, and how she learns to appreciate her Korean name.

Being the new kid in school is hard enough, but what happens when nobody can pronounce your name? Having just moved from Korea, Unhei is anxious about fitting in. So instead of...

Item No. 9780440417996
Odd Egg
Gravett, Emily

Each of the birds has an egg...except for Duck. So when Duck finds a beautiful egg of his own he's delighted -- even though the other birds make fun of it. But everyone's in for a BIG surprise when his egg finally hatches!

The witty text and playful illustrations appear on cleverly...

Item No. 9781416968726
The Street Beneath My Feet
Guillain, Charlotte

This award-winning, double-sided foldout book takes you on a fascinating journey down through the layers of the Earth, all the way to the planet's core and out the other side.

When you're out walking around, whether on the city streets or a country trail, there's always so much to...

Item No. 9781682971369
Twins' Blanket
Yum, Hyewon

One of School Library Journal's Best Picture Books of 2011

These look-alike twins have always shared everything--their room, their toys, a crib, and, since the day they were born, a blanket. But as they grow into new beds, they need new blankets, too. Now they face a new dilemma: they...

Item No. 9780374379728
Twins' Little Sister
Yum, Hyewon

In The Twins' Little Sister by award-winning picture book author Hyewon Yum, being twins means having two of almost everything: two twin beds, two polka-dot dresses, two dolls. But these two little girls have only one mom. This is a big problem. Soon there will be an even bigger problem:...

Item No. 9780374379735
There's a Ghost in This House
Jeffers, Oliver

 Staff Pick


A captivating and utterly unique picture book with interactive, transparent pages about a girl who lives in a haunted house from world-renowned artist Oliver Jeffers.

A young girl lives in a haunted house, but she has never seen a ghost. Are they white with holes for eyes? Are...

Item No. 9780593466186
This is Frog
Evans, Harriet

This Is Frog is a bright and cheerful interactive picture book with lots of flaps and accompanying actions that make it loads of fun to read together!

Meet Frog. A silly amphibian whose snack-time turns into an adventure when he encounters a grumpy toucan. The dynamic art and fun...

Item No. 9781610679978
Tickle Monster
Manceau, Edouard
This engaging picture book prompts young children to face their fear of monsters and take charge of the situation! The reader is prompted to tickle various parts of a monster, deconstructing the creature and repurposing his parts into a far less threatening scene. His horns become the moon, his...
Item No. 9781419717314
Taro Yashima
Momo can't wait to use the red boots and umbrella she received on her birthday.  All she needs now is a rainy day!  Soft illustrations portray a thoughtful story about patience and growing independence.
Item No. 9780140502404
Under My Hijab
Khan, Hena

This lovely book from the author of Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns invites readers to understand and appreciate the hijab and the Muslim women who decide to wear it.

Grandma's hijab clasps under her chin. Auntie pins hers up with a whimsical brooch. Jenna puts a sun hat over...

Item No. 9781620147924