POTTYTIME FOR CHICKIES by Janee Trasler
Released: Jan. 28, 2014

"Spritely entertainment and gentle encouragement for toddlers. (Board book. 1-3)"
A pig, cow and sheep attempt to toilet train a brood of boisterous chicks. Read full book review >
BEST FRIENDS PRETEND by Linda Leopold Strauss
Released: Jan. 28, 2014

"Toddlers and preschoolers will use these pretend ideas as a springboard to all sorts of adventures of their own conjuring. (Board book. 2-5)"
This cheerful celebration of imagination introduces two little girls—the best of friends—who like nothing better than to pretend. Read full book review >

TEN EGGS IN A NEST by Marilyn Sadler
Released: Jan. 28, 2014

"A happy and entertaining tale. (Early reader. 2-5)"
Ten eggs hatch, and the counting begins in this tale aimed at the very youngest readers. Read full book review >
JESUS SAVES ME by Callie Grant
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Jan. 26, 2014

"The inferior book design and dense text do not serve this Bible verse well. (Board book. 2-4)"
An exegesis of John 10:14-16 for toddlers. Read full book review >
I HATCHED! by Jill Esbaum
Released: Jan. 23, 2014

"Invigorating and ebullient. (Picture book. 2-4)"
A killdeer chick bursts from its egg raring to go. Read full book review >

PEEK-A-BOO BUNNY by Holly Surplice
Released: Jan. 21, 2014

"Preschoolers who are just beginning to understand the game of hide-and-seek will find this irresistible. (Picture book. 2-6)"
A gray rabbit plays hide-and-seek with his forest friends in this delightfully illustrated, simple story with a bouncy, rhyming text. Read full book review >
NOAH'S ARK by Margi McCombs
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"While the gimmick is fun, this ark doesn't hold water. (Board book. 1-3)"
A very simple retelling of Noah and the Great Flood. Read full book review >
SMILE, POUT-POUT FISH by Deborah Diesen
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"An upbeat early book on feelings with a simple storyline that little ones will respond to. (Board book. 1-3)"
This simplified version of Diesen and Hanna's The Pout-Pout Fish (2008) is appropriate for babies and toddlers. Read full book review >
PAT-A-CAKE by Mary Brigid Barrett
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"With its companion title, a playful romp in a please-touch-and-explore world. (Board book. 18 mos.-3)"
Moving on from baked goods, a diverse group of toddlers pat everything from an acorn to a puddle. Read full book review >
FEELINGS! by Tad Carpenter
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"Carpenter's predicable, interactive titles in the I Say, You Say series offer appealing introductions to basic concepts just right for toddlers and preschoolers. (Picture book. 1-3)"
This new addition to the I Say, You Say series invites a young audience to playfully explore the world of emotions. Read full book review >
TEN TINY TOES by Caroline Jayne Church
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"Great fun for one-on-one sharing and a perfect toddler storytime selection. (Board book. 3 mos.-3)"
A playful exploration of the body for the littlest learners. Read full book review >
NIGHT-NIGHT, PRINCESS by Mara Van Fleet
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Jan. 7, 2014

"Not worth losing sleep over. (Board book. 2-4)"
It's long past time for bed, but a certain little princess is not one bit sleepy. Read full book review >