05 December 2012

Looking for good picture books to give your little readers?

1GOODNIGHT, GOODNIGHT, CONSTRUCTION SITE, by Sherri Duskey Rinker and Tom Lichtenheld. (Chronicle, $16.99.) As the sun sets, hard-working trucks get ready to say good night. (Ages 4 to 8)60
2THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS, by Clement C. Moore. Various illustrators. (Various publishers.) Not a creature was stirring. (All ages)39
3PETE THE CAT SAVES CHRISTMAS, by Eric Litwin. Illustrated by James Dean. (Harper/HarperCollins, $17.99.) A classic gets a spin, “’Twas the day before Christmas,” with Pete. (Ages 4 to 8)9

4LLAMA LLAMA TIME TO SHARE, by Anna Dewdney. (Viking, $17.99.) Is Llama Llama ready to share all his toys? (Ages 3 to 5)12
5PETE THE CAT AND HIS FOUR GROOVY BUTTONS, by Eric Litwin. Illustrated by James Dean. (Harper/HarperCollins, $16.99.) Pete is wearing his favorite shirt. (Ages 3 to 7)29
6PRESS HERE, by HervĂ© Tullet. (Handprint/Chronicle, $15.99.) A dance of color. (Ages 4 to 8)67
7PETE THE CAT: I LOVE MY WHITE SHOES, by Eric Litwin. Illustrated by James Dean. (Harper/HarperCollins, $16.99.) Well-shod Pete. (Ages 3 to 7)39
8OLIVIA AND THE FAIRY PRINCESSES,by Ian Falconer. (Atheneum, $17.99.) In a sea of princesses, Olivia wants to stand out. But how? (Ages 3 to 7)8
9THIS IS NOT MY HAT, by Jon Klassen. (Candlewick, $15.99.) A fish will probably get away with a stolen item. Probably. (Ages 4 to 8)5

10SAFARI, by Dan Kainen and Carol Kaufmann. (Workman, $24.95.) Animals seem to come alive, with images that have a 3-D effect. (Ages 4 to 8)3

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