TWO BUNNY BUDDIES by Kathryn O. Galbraith
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: March 4, 2014

"Learning how to navigate the path of friendship is an important part of life, and these bunny buddies learn a lesson that is gently, beautifully shown rather than told. (Picture book. 2-7)"
In this simple but insightful story, two rabbits discover that lunch with a pal is more fun than eating alone. Read full book review >
WE'RE GOING TO THE FARMERS' MARKET by Stefan Page
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: March 4, 2014

"The idea for this book is just right for the board-book set, but the art may prove too abstract for youngsters still learning to connect what they find on their plates to what they see on the page. (Board book. 18 mos.-3)"
A trip to the local farmers market provides the ingredients for a feast. Read full book review >

THE GREAT DAY by Taro Gomi
by Taro Gomi, illustrated by Taro Gomi, translated by Ichibon Hajimeni
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: March 4, 2014

"On balance, the book is original and refreshingly lacking in sugary cuteness—a keeper indeed. (Picture book. 2-4)"
An upbeat tale of a superachiever first published in English in 1987 as First Comes Harry, newly retranslated by Hajimeni. Read full book review >
CAT SAYS MEOW by Michael Arndt
Released: March 4, 2014

"This is one of those rare picture books with something for everyone to enjoy, beginning with colors, sounds and shapes for the youngest. (Picture book. 2-7)"
No other book of simple sentences about animal sounds also boasts eye-catching, often humorous graphics that show the letters of the sound forming the animal's head or body. Read full book review >
SPRINGTIME BABY by Elise Broach
Released: March 4, 2014

"This joyful lift-the-flap adventure will inspire little ones to head outdoors to see if spring has sprung in their neck of the woods. (Board book. 1-3)"
Broach rounds out her celebration of the seasons (Seashore Baby, 2010; Snowflake Baby, 2011; Barnyard Baby, 2013) with this cheerful ode to the wonders of spring. Read full book review >

SOME BUGS by Angela DiTerlizzi
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: March 4, 2014

"Deceptively simple, with innovative illustrations and a catchy narrative, this book adeptly supplies information, a sense of accessibility, close looking and joie de vivre. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A picture book that capers with joy in the buggy natural world. Read full book review >
ME AND DAD by Maria Catherine
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: March 1, 2014

"Do not spend much time deliberating about this title—pass. (Picture book. 2-5)"
A slide show of snapshots of different children and their fathers spending happy times together. Read full book review >
SOCKS! by Tania Sohn
by Tania Sohn, illustrated by Tania Sohn
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: March 1, 2014

"A concept book that falls short. (Picture book. 2-6)"
A little girl just loves her many-colored socks. Read full book review >
STARRING ME AND YOU by Geneviève Côté
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: March 1, 2014

"Third in a series, the book easily stands alone. Among all the picture-book friendship stories, this one stands out for the younger set. (Picture book. 2-5)"
The two animal friends, a pig and a bunny, from Me and You and Without You (2009, 2011) are back in a return engagement as they attempt to put on a play, but will their emotions get in the way? Read full book review >
SHABBAT IS COMING! by Tracy Newman
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: March 1, 2014

"This playful depiction of a loving family gathering is a suitable introduction for observant families. (Board book. 1-4)"
A Jewish family makes busy preparations as Shabbat (or Sabbath) approaches. Read full book review >
Released: March 1, 2014

"A good introduction to the International Space Station for very young children just beginning to look beyond the stratosphere. (Informational picture book. 2-5)"
The youngest space enthusiasts get a look at life aboard the International Space Station in Houran's latest. Read full book review >
THE SHORT GIRAFFE by Neil Flory
Released: March 1, 2014

A group of giraffes is known as a tower, but this tower of giraffes has a member who could live in a studio apartment, literally.

Geri is short. Read full book review >