Story Time Picks
Some of our favorite read-alouds for ages 3 to 8... proven crowd pleasers at our own story times!
What this story needs
is a pig
in a wig
on a boat
with some friends
in the sun—
So come on board! Join Pig on an exciting boat ride where she discovers that life is a lot more fun with more friends. Read More »
Bear can't wait to go to sleep.
But Duck wants to hang out.
How will Bear ever fall asleep? Read More »
From the creator of The New York Times bestseller Boing! comes the riotous story of a cat gone berserk -- four times over an in alphabetical order each time. Kitty is not happy hen she's told that her favorite foods are all gone and all that's left are Asparagus, Beets, Cauliflower, Dill...and 22 other equally unappealing vegetables. So she: Ate... Read More »
This humorous retelling of a favorite folktale recounts how the Chinese came to give their children short names. Beautifully illustrated, this perfect read-aloud storybook is one adults and children will enjoy sharing together again and again.When the eldest son fell in the well and most of the time getting help was spent pronouncing the name of... Read More »
From the creator of the national bestseller "It's a Book" comes a timeless story of family history, legacy, and love. Grandpa Green wasn't always a gardener. He was a farmboy and a kid with chickenpox and a soldier and, most of all, an artist. In this captivating new picture book, readers follow Grandpa Green's great-grandson into a garden he... Read More »
Otter—the irrepressible picture book character from I Am Otter, Otter in Space, and Otter Loves Halloween!, sure to be adored by fans of Olivia—goes to school for the first time!
In Otter Goes to School, Otter starts her own school for Teddy, Giraffe, and the rest of her friends. They have a great teacher and do lots of fun things together . . .... Read More »