Bad Kitty Does Not Like Dogs, by Nick Bruel
Kitty wants to take a nap. Kitty always wants to take a nap. But Puppy wants to play! Can Kitty convince Puppy that sleeping is far more fun than playing? Find out in this riotous story featuring your favorite cranky cat and his slobbery nemesis-complete with a full page of stickers, perfect for you to stick all over your pals as they sleep.
Ada Twist, Scientist, by Andrea Beaty
The creators of the New York Times bestselling picture books Rosie Revere, Engineer and Iggy Peck, Architect are back with a story about the power of curiosity in the hands of a child who is on a mission to use science to understand her world. Ada Twist, Scientist, from powerhouse team Andrea Beaty and David Roberts, is a celebration of STEM, perseverance, and passion.
Like her classmates, builder Iggy and inventor Rosie, scientist Ada, a character of color, has a boundless imagination and has always been hopelessly curious. Why are there pointy things stuck to a rose? Why are there hairs growing inside your nose? When her house fills with a horrific, toe-curling smell, Ada knows it’s up to her to find the source. What would you do with a problem like this? Not afraid of failure, Ada embarks on a fact-finding mission and conducts scientific experiments, all in the name of discovery. But, this time, her experiments lead to even more stink and get her into trouble!
Inspired by real-life makers such as Ada Lovelace and Marie Curie, Ada Twist, Scientist champions girl power and women scientists, and brings welcome diversity to picture books about girls in science. Touching on themes of never giving up and problem solving, Ada comes to learn that her questions might not always lead to answers, but rather to more questions. She may never find the source of the stink, but with a supportive family and the space to figure it out, she’ll be able to feed her curiosity in the ways a young scientist should.
Iggy Peck and Rosie Revere have earned their places among the most beloved children’s characters, and they have inspired countless kids and adults to follow their dreams and passions. Now in her own charming and witty picture book, determined Ada Twist, with her boundless curiosity for science and love of the question “Why?,” is destined to join these two favorites. The book is the perfect tool to remind both young girls and women that they have the intelligence and perseverance to achieve their dreams.
The Crayons' Book of Colors, by Drew Daywalt
The crayons are back and brighter than ever in this board book of colors from the creators of the #1 New York TimesBest Sellers, The Day the Crayons Quit and The Day the Crayons Came Home.
It's Duncan's birthday, and all the crayons want to make him a card! With their fun and quirky illustrations of firetrucks, dragons, and (dare we say?) wheat, these creative crayons each have something different to contribute. When they come together, they can make something truly spectacular to celebrate Duncan's birthday!
From the creative minds behind the The Day the Crayons Quitand The Day the Crayons Came Home, comes a fun board book introducing young readers to colors.
Biscuit Flies a Kite , by Alyssa Satin Capucilli
It seems like the perfect day to fly a kite, until—oh, no!—the wind begins to blow it away! Join Biscuit, everyone’s favorite pup, and his friend Puddles as they put their furry heads together to save the day. Woof, woof! Bow wow!
This My First I Can Read friendship puppy-tale is perfect for beginning readers.