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THE MOON IS GOING TO ADDY'S HOUSE

The Moon is going to Addy's House
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Pearle
Author's First Name: 
Ida
Publisher: 
Penguin (Dial/Random House)
Publication Date: 
2015

 Beautiful illustrations and a comforting bedtime story capture a child's fascination with the moon and will have children dreaming about dancing with the moon.

FIRE ENGINE NO. 9

fire engine no 9
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Austin
Author's First Name: 
Mike
Publisher: 
Penguin (Random House)
Publication Date: 
2015

 Firefighters jump into Fire Engine No. 9 and race to battle a blaze. Dynamic words, bold text and vibrant illustrations convey action, energy and danger.

MR. POSTMOUSE'S ROUNDS

Mr. Postmouse's Rounds
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Dubuc
Author's First Name: 
Marianne
Publisher: 
Kids Can Press
Publication Date: 
2015

Readers follow a "post-mouse" through his daily deliveries to a variety of animals (real and imaginary), each with its own unique home and habitat shown in highly detailed illustrations.

Flutter and Hum / Aleteo y Zumbido: Animal Poems / Poemas de Animales

Flutter & Hum / Aleteo y Zumbido cover art
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Paschkis
Author's First Name: 
Julie
Publisher: 
Macmillan (Henry Holt)
Publication Month: 
August
Publication Date: 
2015
The splendor of the animal kingdom and human language (English and Spanish) come together in this collection of poetry that will please children and adults alike. The simple yet descriptive language conveys an understanding of each animal while being accessible to young children. The illustrations unify the English and Spanish versions of the poems. The gouache medium and choice of colors and hues give the book a vibrant, Latin feel.

Flutter and Hum / Aleteo y Zumbido: Animal Poems / Poemas de Animales

Flutter & Hum / Aleteo y Zumbido cover art
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Paschkis
Author's First Name: 
Julie
Publisher: 
Macmillan (Henry Holt)
Publication Month: 
August
Publication Date: 
2015
The splendor of the animal kingdom and human language (English and Spanish) come together in this collection of poetry that will please children and adults alike. The simple yet descriptive language conveys an understanding of each animal while being accessible to young children. The illustrations unify the English and Spanish versions of the poems. The gouache medium and choice of colors and hues give the book a vibrant, Latin feel.

Flutter and Hum / Aleteo y Zumbido: Animal Poems / Poemas de Animales

Flutter & Hum / Aleteo y Zumbido cover art
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Paschkis
Author's First Name: 
Julie
Publisher: 
Macmillan (Henry Holt)
Publication Month: 
August
Publication Date: 
2015
The splendor of the animal kingdom and human language (English and Spanish) come together in this collection of poetry that will please children and adults alike. The simple yet descriptive language conveys an understanding of each animal while being accessible to young children. The illustrations across each layout unify the English and Spanish versions of the poems. The gouache medium and choice of colors and hues give the book a vibrant, Latin feel.

Flutter and Hum / Aleteo y Zumbido: Animal Poems / Poemas de Animales

Flutter & Hum / Aleteo y Zumbido cover art
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Paschkis
Author's First Name: 
Julie
Publisher: 
Macmillan (Henry Holt)
Publication Month: 
August
Publication Date: 
2015
The splendor of the animal kingdom and human language (English and Spanish) come together in this collection of poetry that will please children and adults alike. The simple yet descriptive language conveys an understanding of each animal while being accessible to young children. The illustrations across each layout unify the English and Spanish versions of the poems. The gouache medium and choice of colors and hues give the book a vibrant, Latin feel.

WAITING

toys looking out the window
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Henkes
Author's First Name: 
Kevin
Publisher: 
HarperCollins (Greenwillow)
Publication Date: 
2015

 Five toys wait on the windowsill, but what are they waiting for? Finely crafted watercolor and colored pencil illustrations depict a charming exploration of a part of childhood that is often difficult.

LEO: A GHOST STORY

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Barnett
Author's First Name: 
Mac
Illustrator's First Name: 
Christian
Illustrator's Last Name: 
Robinson
Publisher: 
Chronicle
Publication Date: 
2015

 When Leo the ghost has to leave the house of his long-ago childhood behind he makes a new friend in the city.

I USED TO BE AFRAID

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Seeger
Author's First Name: 
Laura Vaccaro
Publisher: 
Macmillan (Neal Porter/Roaring Brook)
Publication Date: 
2015

 Bright, bold illustrations and subtle cut-outs show a young girl overcoming her fears. A surprise ending lets the reader know that it is okay to be afraid sometimes.

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