Jory John and Pete Oswald – The Couch Potato
“The Couch Potato has everything he needs within reach of his sunken couch cushion. But when the electricity goes out, Couch Potato is forced to peel himself away from the comforts of his living room and venture outside. And when he does, he realizes fresh air and sunshine could be just the things he needs …”– Provided by publisher
Michael Gilbert – Love is Love
“A boy becomes upset when he is teased for having two dads, but viewing his friend’s family (with a mom and a dad) as not all that different from his own, he realizes the best way to counter the ridicule is to be proud of who his fathers are and know that it is love that makes a family.” — (Source of summary not specified). Ages 4 and up.
Apryl Stott – Share Some Kindness, Bring Some Light
Coco sets out to help her new friend, Bear, show other animals he is not mean just because he is big, and soon they all have learned something about kindness. Ages 4-8.
Rick DeDonato – Pipsie, Nature detective: the Lunchnapper
Pipsie and her turtle best friend, Alfred, are on the best school trip ever–a nature scavenger hunt! The team who finds Seven Wonders of Nature first wins. But that isn’t all Pipsie and Alfred have to find. Someone has stolen the PB&J!
Terry Border – Scaredy Snacks!
It’s cleaning day in the snack cabinet and Cheese Doodle, Pretzel, and Sprinkles are hard at work. When the food friends learn that someone has moved in next door, though, they make like bananas and split to go meet their new neighbor. But when their knock not only goes unanswered, but also opens the door to Dr. Nuttenstein’s house with a creeeeak, what they find inside leaves them as shaken as if they’d been placed in a blender.
Christopher Healy – This is Not that Kind of Book
This clever alphabet book… Wait, that’s not right. This original fairy tale… Nope. Mystery? Joke book? Superhero story? Pirate adventure? This delightful mash-up features every kind of character found in the picture-book universe–all in one book. Just when the reader is convinced the story is going in one direction, it spins off in another.–Amazon.