Summer, fall, winter, or spring- the Weather Girls are ready for whatever the seasons might bring! Explore the season with this intrepid and irresistible troupe of 16 girls as they play in fall leaves, climb snowy mountains, and so more.
By Katrina Moore, Illustrated by Julia Woolf (Katherine Tecen Books – 2019)
Family from far away have come to share wonderful time together. Family reunion celebrates the many ways we embrace our loved ones. Cuddle up, turn the page, and see how a simple hug goes a long, happy way.
By Shlomo Abas, Illustrated by Omer Hoffmann, Translated by Gilah Kahn-Hoffmann （Green Bean Books – 2019 for English Edition, the original in 2016)
Once upon a time in Eastern Europe, there was a small city called Chelm. The people there were known as ”The sages of Chelm” because they were supposedly very wise and intelligent. One night when the moon disappeared, they had many troubles in the darkness, and they decided to buy a new moon.
By Megan Alexander, Illustrated by Hiroe Nakata (Aladdin – 2019)
Based on the author’s sweet story of her journey with her first son. Jitters on a windy night, butterflies when the curtain rises, a flip flopping stomach from a first time school bus ride…whether you’re feeling scared, excited, or nervous there’s always time for one more squeeze, one more kiss, one more hug.>>> Hiroe Nakata also works her illustration on “Because of You”.
作者が自分の初めての息子と育んだ愛の物語を基にした絵本。風の強い夜の不安感、発表会のカーテンが上がる時の胸のトキメキ、スクールバスに初めて乗る興奮、、、怖い感情、緊張する感情、不安な感情、どのような時にも、子どもが必要としているもう一度のキスや抱擁で、その感情を受け止めてあげることは大切である。＞＞＞同じイラストレーターの作品に”Because of you”がある。
A boy needs to spend weekend with his mom in a cabin again. He wishes his Dad has come with them especially on gray and rainy weekend. He wants to play his game, but his mom takes it away. Without his game, nothing is fun. However he starts to explore forest outside the cabin, and discovers things he has been missing.
By Shannon Anderson, Illustrated by Katie Kath (Free Spirit Publishing Inc. – 2015)
Penelope is an elementary school girl who wants to do everything on time, to straighten everything, and to do everything hard. From her morning daily routine until double-checking the list before falling asleep, her day should be perfect. But one night a sudden storm throws things way out of whack, and Penelope oversleeps. Penelope shows how to overcome her perfectionism and how to handle when things don’t go according to plan. On the last pages included tips and information to encourage adults to dialogue with children about Penelope’s case.
This is the book to celebrate a newly born baby boy with full of love feeling by his parents. Swaddling a baby is just like a Burrito as wrapping tightly, and several Spanish words are added. At the end of the book, there is Glossary to translate those Spanish words into English as well as pronunciation.
By Thyra Heder ( Abrams Books for Young Readers – 2019)
The author-illustrator Thyra Heder explores dance in all of its creativity, humor, and – most of all – joy, in a picture-book celebration of personal expression that will inspire young and old readers alike to get up and get moving.
By Kate Hoefler, Illustrated by Jonathan Bean (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt – 2016)
Cowboys are strong and tough. Cowboys ride fast horses and travel far and wide. But as they move through canyons and across prairies, quietly doing their work, cowboys are many more things, too. Real cowboys are gentle, patient, and creative as they move hundreds of cattle, make camp, and dream under the stars.