Slobodkina, Esphyr, 1908-2002
Wang, Holman, author, illustrator.
"Being a dad is eleven jobs in one! This unique picture book for very young readers celebrates the many jobs being a parent encompasses: A receptionist scheduling important meetings (for playdates), an architect designing buildings (or pillow forts), an inspector (of diapers!).... When Dad gets home from his day job at the office, he never knows which job will be waiting for him, but he knows it'll be fun! Each rhyming spread features intimate, familiar, comforting and humorous depictions of family life through a wholly original -- and amazing! -- needle-felted lens."-- Provided by publisher.
Wang, Holman, author, illustrator
Being a mom is eleven jobs in one! This unique picture book for very young readers celebrates the many jobs being a parent encompasses: A general who rallies the troops (or unruly kids), a curator of modern art (or finger paintings), an archeologist looking for buried treasures (or socks)... when Mom gets home from her day job as a carpenter, she never knows which job will be waiting for her, but she knows it'll be fun! Each rhyming spread features intimate, familiar, comforting and humorous depictions of family life through a wholly original -- and amazing! -- needle-felted lens.
Mearns, Ceporah, 1986- author
It's time for Siasi to go to bed, but she doesn't want to brush her teeth or put away her toys. It's so much more fun to play with all the animals of the Arctic! Wouldn't everyone rather dance with a polar bear, howl with the wolves, and swim with the fish than get ready for bed? In this charming bedtime story, readers follow Siasi on a nighttime adventure as she comes up with excuse after excuse for why she's not quite ready to go to bed.
Pilutti, Deb, author, illustrator
Tall Pine, Spotted Beetle, and Hummingbird are certain that being a rock is boring until Old Rock shares what he has seen and done since he first flew out of a volcano.
Waddell, Martin, author
Three owl babies whose mother has gone out in the night try to stay calm while she is gone.
Gilman, Phoebe, 1940-2002, author
In this retelling of a traditional Jewish folktale, Joseph's baby blanket is transformed into ever smaller items as he grows until there is nothing left--but then Joseph has an idea.
Stella and her little brother are spending the day at the sea.
Kredensor, Diane, author, illustrator.
Despite what her younger sister thinks, Blossom is sure that kindness is not a superpower, until the sisters meet a fox that changes Blossom's opinion.