Jill's Top Picks for Picture Books.
A list of favorite picture books selected by Jill, the BMLP Content & Logistics, Manager.
Daniel finds the poetry in the everyday activities of his own neighborhood, in this gorgeous companion to Ezra Jack Keats Award winner Daniel Finds a Poem.
“There’s a party at Mr. Pumpkin’s tonight. A banquet with friends in the autumn twilight. And at this soiree we’ll see and we’ll find ghoulish delights of every kind.” You are cordially invited to Mr.$17.99ISBN: 9780525553366Availability: BackorderedPublished: Kokila - May 14th, 2019
"I love that Hair Love is highlighting the relationship between a Black father and daughter. Matthew leads the ranks of new creatives who are telling unique stories of the Black experience. We need this."
- Jordan Peele, Actor & FilmmakerEmail or call for price.ISBN: 9780399555268Availability: Special Order - Subject to AvailabilityPublished: Doubleday Books for Young Readers - June 13th, 2017
In the beloved tradition of Robert Munsch’s Love You Forever and Emily Winfield Martin’s The Wonderful Things You Will Be comes a beautiful rhyming ode to babies from a New York Times bestselling author/illustrator duo—perfect for baby showers, first birthdays, and anytime babies are celebrated.
$17.99ISBN: 9781481480390Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - October 1st, 2019
A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2019
A Today Show Best Book of the Year
A Booklist Book for Youth Editors’ Choice 2019
A Boston Globe–Horn Picture Book Honor Book 2020
An NPR Favorite Book of 2019
A Quill & Quire 2019 Book for Young People of the Year
“Extraordinary.&rd$17.99ISBN: 9781433830877Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Magination Press - May 7th, 2019
A must-have primer for young readers and a great gift for pride events and throughout the year, beautiful colors all together make a rainbow in Rainbow: A First Book of Pride. This is a sweet ode to rainbow families, and an affirming display of a parent's love for their child and a child's love for their parents.$18.99ISBN: 9781626727465Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Roaring Brook Press - October 22nd, 2019
Winner of the 2020 Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal
A 2020 American Indian Youth Literature Picture Book Honor Winner
“A wonderful and sweet book . . . Lovely stuff.” —The New York Times Book Review$7.99ISBN: 9780593093634Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Penguin Workshop - June 4th, 2019
A magical lift-the-flap board book about a little girl and her unicorn BFF!
Join a little girl and her unicorn BFF for a day filled with magic and fun. The unicorn chases the rain away, makes the girl's sick teddy bear feel better, and turns reading into a truly magical experience, as words fly off the page. Having a unicorn BFF has never been better!$18.99ISBN: 9780316431279Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 22nd, 2019
In this warm and tender story by the Caldecott Honor-winning creator of Thank You, Omu!, join a mother and daughter on an up-and-down journey that reminds them of what's best about Saturdays: precious time together.
Today would be special. Today would be splendid. It was Saturday! But sometimes, the best plans don't work out exactly the way you expect....$17.99ISBN: 9780316525213Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 17th, 2019
In this hilarious tale of blame, compassion, and forgiveness, a very embarrassed bear is reminded that accidents can happen--but with the support of good friends, life goes on.$17.99ISBN: 9781452173184Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Chronicle Books - August 27th, 2019
The brilliant follow-up to the Caldecott Honor-winning and New York Times bestselling picture book They All Saw a Cat by Brendan Wenzel!
A Stone Sat Still tells the story of a seemingly ordinary rock—but to the animals that use it, it is a resting place, a kitchen, a safe haven...even an entire world.$17.99ISBN: 9781250303172Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - May 7th, 2019
Meet Llama, the next great picture-book megastar, who has most definitely driven a bus and who loves tacos way more than you.
He also loves cake, and that’s where our story begins.
On Monday, Llama discovers a pile of cake, which he promptly eats.
On Tuesday, Llama squeezes into his dancing pants, which he promptly rips.$15.99ISBN: 9781452170336Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Chronicle Books - March 5th, 2019
"Readers will root for bighearted, small-armed Tiny." —Publishers Weekly$17.99ISBN: 9780735263543Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Tundra Books - January 22nd, 2019
In this hilarious and clever "how-to," a little girl and a know-it-all narrator are thwarted by a cat who refuses to take a bath. The perfect read-aloud for fans of Snappsy the Alligator and Interrupting Chicken.
Step one: fill the bath
Step two: put the cat in the bath
Step three: put shampoo on the cat
Step four: rinse the cat
Step five: dry the cat