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Monsieur Saguette and his baguette by Frank Asch [Picture Book Shelves]

Monsieur Saguette has made soup, but has no bread. On his way
home from the bakery with his baguette, he has many adventures,
and his baguette comes in handy.

My cat, the silliest cat in the world by Gilles Bachelet

[Picture Book Shelves]
An artist describes his "cat," who can usually be found either sleeping or eating.

Not Norman : a goldfish story by Kelly Bennett [Picture Book Shelves]

As a boy attempts to convince someone else to take his disappointing pet, he
learns to love Norman the goldfish himself.

Worm gets a job : a success story by Kathy Caple [Picture Book Shelves]
Worm attempts various jobs for his animal friends so that he can buy painting
supplies and enter the art contest.

Good night pillow fight by Sally Cook [Picture Book Shelves]

Rhyming bedtime conversation between a city full of parents and their children,
who are much more interested in playing than sleeping.

Please say please! : Penguin's guide to manners by Margery Cuyle

[Picture Book Shelves]
Penguin teaches his animal friends how to behave when they are invited for

Olivia by Ian Falconer [Picture Book Shelves]

Whether at home getting ready for the day, enjoying the beach, or at bedtime,
Olivia is a feisty pig who has too much energy for her own good.

Bark, George by Jules Feiffer [Picture Book Shelves]

"Bark, George," says George's mother, and George goes: "Meow,"" which
definitely isn't right, because George is a dog. And so is his mother, who repeats,
""Bark, George."" And George goes, ""Quack, quack."" What's going on with

Cluck o'clock by Kes Gray [Picture Book Shelves]

A group of chickens has a full day on the farm, from eating breakfast early in the
morning to avoiding a fox late at night.

Pajamas anytime by Marsha Hayles [Picture Book Shelves]

Each month of the year presents a special occasion when pajamas are the perfect
thing to wear.

So happy! by Kevin Henkes [Picture Book Shelves]

Brief text and illustrations tell the story of a boy, a rabbit, and a seed.
Moo Cow kaboom! by Thacher Hurd [Picture Book Shelves]
Farmer George's Moo Cow is "cownapped" by a space cowboy and taken to Planet
246 to compete in the intergalactic rodeo.

Max, the stubborn little wolf by Marie-Odile Judes [Picture Book Shelves]
Papa Wolf expects his son Max to be a hunter, like other wolves, but Max has
different ideas about his future.

Do kangaroos wear seat belts? By Jane Kurtz [Picture Book Shelves]

On a visit to the zoo, a little boy imagines what it would be like to be various
animals, such as a hippopotamus or a penguin, and listens as his mother explains
how all parents keep their young ones safe.

So what's it like to be a cat? by Karla Kuskin [Picture Book Shelves]

A cat answers a young child's questions about such things as how much and
where it sleeps, and whether or not it likes living with people.

The best pet of all by David LaRochelle [Picture Book Shelves]

A young boy enlists the help of a dragon to persuade his mother to let him have a
dog as a pet.

Molly and the magic wishbone by Barbara McClintock

[Picture Book Shelves]
Molly's fairy godmother gives her a magic fishbone that will grant one wish,
which the resourceful girl saves until she really needs it.

SuperHero ABC by Bob McLeod [ABC/123 Picture Books]

Humorous SuperHeroes such as Goo Girl and The Volcano represent the letters
of the alphabet from A to Z.

The egg by M.P. Robertson [Picture Book Shelves]

George hatches a dragon from a strange egg that he finds and then faces the
challenge of raising him properly.

Miss Bindergarten has a wild day in kindergarten by Joseph Slate

[Picture Book Shelves]
From Adam throwing his hat too high to Zach setting the butterflies free, the
students in Miss Bindergarten's class contribute to one wild day in kindergarten.

What the sea saw by Stephanie St. Pierre [Picture Book Shelves]
A lyrical introduction to the sea, its inhabitants, and its role in the world around
it. Includes facts about the ecosystems of oceans and shorelines.

Walter was worried by Laura Vaccaro Seeger [Picture Book Shelves]

Children's faces, depicted with letters of the alphabet, react to the onset of a
storm and its aftermath in this picture book, accompanied by simple alliterative
Wild about books by Judy Sierra [Picture Book Shelves]
A librarian named Mavis McGrew introduces the animals in the zoo to the joy of
reading when she drives her bookmobile to the zoo by mistake.

And the dish ran away with the spoon by Janet Stevens
[Picture Book Shelves]
When Dish and Spoon run away, their nursery rhyme friends Cat, Cow, and Dog
set out to rescue them in time for the next evening's reading of their rhyme.

No laughing, no smiling, no giggling by James Stevenson

[Picture Book Shelves]
The reader joins Freddy Fafnaffer the pig as he deals with Mr. Frimdimpny, a
crocodile who never laughs and who decides on the rules for reading this book.

Verna Aardema
Miriam Cohen
Tomie De Paola
Leo & Diane Dillon
Mem Fox
Eloise Greenfield
Kevin Henkes
Thacher Hurd
Ezra Jack Keats
Leo Lionni
Arnold Lobel
Bruce McMillan
David McPhail
Mercer Meyer
Chris Raschka
James Stevenson
Bernard Waber
David Wiesner
Charlotte Zolotow