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BKLYN Librarian's Board Book, Picture Book and Easy Reader Picks for Children 2013

Enjoy these suggested picture book titles for the First Five Year's group and the School Age Group.

18 items

Global baby girls


Pictures of babies for different locations around the world

Little you

Richard Van Camp ; illustrated by Julie Flett. |

A poem celebrating life that is matched up with gentle illustrations.

Blue bus, red balloon

Brian Biggs. |

Follow a red balloon on its journey while learning about different vehicles and colors.

Baby parade

Rebecca O'Connell ; illustrated by Susie Poole. |

A nice book that shows babies in various stages from the stroller to crawling and finally walking.

How to be a cat

Nikki McClure. |

An older cat shows a younger cat how to behave.

Chu's day

Neil Gaiman ; illustrated by Adam Rex. |

Chu needs to sneeze, but it just won't come.

Bear and Bee

by Sergio Ruzzier. |

How can you be afraid of a bee if you never meet one before?

Have you seen my new blue socks?

by Eve Bunting ; illustrated by Sergio Ruzzier. |

Duckling has lost his new blue socks. Can his animal friends help?

Tiptoe Joe

by Ginger Foglesong Gibson ; illustrated by Laura Rankin. |

A bear invites all of the animals to follow him through the trees, on tiptoe, to see a special surprise.

The watermelon seed

Greg Pizzoli. |

What happens when you swallow a watermelon seed? Follow our young crocodile through his adventure.

I wish I had--

written by Giovanna Zoboli ; illustrated by Simona Mulazzani ; [translation services provided by Translations Unlimited]. |

Illustrations and text express a desire for the sharp eyesight of a blackbird, the tail of a lemur, and other animal's strengths.

Planes fly!

by George Ella Lyon ; illustrations by Mick Wiggins. |

A celebration of different kinds of planes, their instruments, what they carry, and what it is like to go for a flight.

Deep in the Sahara

written by Kelly Cunnane ; illustrated by Hoda Hadadi. |

A young girl in Mauritania, West Africa, learns what it means to wear a malafa.

The day the crayons quit

by Drew Daywalt ; pictures by Oliver Jeffers. |

What would you do if your crayons went on strike?

How to train a train

Jason Carter Eaton ; illustrated by John Rocco. |

Do you know what it takes to raise a train? What do they eat and where do they sleep?

Battle Bunny

by Jon Scieszka and Mac Barnett and Alex ; pictures by Matthew Myers but mostly Alex. |

A child receives a nice new book but uses it to tell his own story.

Xander's panda party

by Linda Sue Park ; illustrated by Matt Phelan. |

Xander the Panda wants to invite all the bears to his party, but fears he will offend someone by leaving them out.

The Nowhere box

Sam Zuppardi. |

Sometimes a cardboard box is the best escape from the world, but is it always the best idea?