Staff Picture Book Recommendations

Alice Recommends

Alice the fairy
Author(s): David Shannon

ISBN: 9780439490252

Published: 2004

Alice has a nose for trouble, but luckily she's a fairy...a Temporary Fairy. She has a magic wand, fairy wings, and a blanket, all of which she uses to disappear, to fly, to transform her dad into a horse, and to turn his cookies into her own! There are still a few things Alice needs to learn to become a Permanent Fairy, like how to float her dog on the ceiling and make her clothes put themselves away, but she's working on it...sort of. Here's an endearing, funny story about a girl and her magic.... More


Sue Recommends

Love you forever
Author(s): Sheila McGraw

ISBN: 9780920668375

Published: c1986

This is the story of how a little boy goes through the stages of childhood and becomes a man. It is also about the enduring nature of parents' love and how it crosses generations.



Meg Recommends (even if it doesn’t have pictures)

The book with no pictures
Author(s): B J Novak

ISBN: 9780803741713

Published: 2014

"In this book with no pictures, the reader has to say every silly word, no matter what"cProvided by publisher.



Tanya Recommends

Ten pigs : an epic bath adventure
Author(s): Derek Anderson

ISBN: 9780545168465

Published: 2015

One pig looks to take a relaxing bath in private, but he is soon joined by another pig, then another, until there are ten pigsand number one has to come up with a plan so that he can actually enjoy his bath.


Sara Recommends

Corduroy & company : a Don Freeman treasury
Author(s): NY Metropolitan Opera New York

ISBN: 9780670035106

Published: 2001

Presents eleven illustrated stories written by Don Freeman between 1951 and 1973, including the previously unpublished "Gayelord the Goat," and provides biographical information about the author.