2014 Summer at the Library
Picture Books
Knick-knack paddy whack
An illustrated version of the traditional counting song that tells of the ten things "this old man" played before he came rolling home.

Baker, Keith     
1-2-3 peas
Busy little peas engage in their favorite activities as they introduce the numbers from one to 100.

Braun, Sebastien     
Meeow and the pots and pans
Meeow the cat and his friends find fun and inventive things to do with a cupboard full of pots and pans.

Carle, Eric     
The artist who painted a blue horse
Rather than use the same old colors, a child paints animals and objects in a variety of different hues. Includes biographical information about the German painter Franz Marc, who created unconventional animal paintings in the early 1900s.

Carluccio, Maria     
The sounds around town
Reveals many things a child might hear during the day, from the singing of birds at dawn to the soft sounds of sleep.

Cordell, Matthew     
Hello! Hello!
A child seeks a way to communicate with parents and a brother who are busy with their electronic devices.

Ehlert, Lois     
Color zoo
Introduces colors and shapes with illustrations of shapes on die-cut pages that form animal faces when placed on top of one another.

Hall, Michael     
Perfect square
A perfect square that is perfectly happy is torn into pieces, punched with holes, crumpled, and otherwise changed but finds in each transformation that it can be something new, and just as happy.

Quattlebaum, Mary     
Jo MacDonald saw a pond
In this version of the classic song "Old MacDonald Had a Farm," the farmer's granddaughter discovers the creatures living at a pond.

Rau, Dana Meachen     
Robot, go Bot!
A young girl makes so many demands on the robot she has constructed that he runs away.

Thong, Roseanne     
Round is a tortilla : a book of shapes
A little girl discovers things that are round, square, and rectangular in her Hispanic American neighborhood.

Walsh, Ellen Stoll     
Mouse shapes
Three mice make a variety of things out of different shapes as they hide from a scary cat.

Lyon, George Ella     
All the water in the world
Introduces young children to the water cycle with simple text and illustrations.
J 551.48 LYON

Prince, April Jones     
What do wheels do all day?
J 621.811 PRINCE

Salas, Laura Purdie     
Move it! Work it! : a song about simple machines
Introduces the topic of simple machines through the familiar tune 'Kookaburra.
J 621.8 SALAS

  June 2014