Sacramento Public Library

10 Books to Give 2013

    Mother Goose Remembers

    Mother Goose Remembers - Clare Beaton

    Beaton’s unique hand-stitched fabric collages illustrate this charming Mother Goose collection accompanied by a CD.
    CHILDREN 398.8 B369 2000
    The Mitten

    The Mitten - Jan Brett

    Set in a snowy forest, animals crawl one by one into Nicki’s lost white mitten to get warm.
    PICTURE BOOK Brett, J.
    The Tale of Peter Rabbit

    The Tale of Peter Rabbit - Beatrix Potter

    Curious Peter Rabbit disobeys his mother by going into Mr. McGregor's garden and finds himself in big trouble.
    PICTURE BOOK Potter, B.
    The Snowy Day

    The Snowy Day - Ezra Jack Keats

    A young boy named Peter, dressed in his bright red snowsuit, wanders a landscape transformed by snow that has fallen overnight.
    PICTURE BOOK Keats, E.
    One Cool Friend

    One Cool Friend - Toni Buzzeo

    Elliot discovers his dream pet, a penguin, on a visit to the aquarium, and asks his father if he may have one. What happens when his distracted father says yes?  
    PICTURE BOOK Buzzeo, T.
    Have You Seen My New Blue Socks?

    Have You Seen My New Blue Socks? - Eve Bunting

    Where could Duck’s favorite socks be hiding? A forlorn duck searches through the countryside for his new blue socks until a sharp-eyed peacock spots a bit of blue peeking out. 
    PICTURE BOOK Bunting, E.
    Living Color

    Living Color - Steve Jenkins

    Brightly-hued goldfish, pink flamingos, and more are introduced in this colorful book that examines how feathers, shells, scales, and skin keep animals alive in their natural habitats. 
    CHILDREN 591.472 J52 2007
    The Day the Cayons Quit

    The Day the Cayons Quit - Drew Daywalt

    When Duncan arrives at school one morning, he finds a stack of letters, one from each of his crayons, complaining about how he uses them.
    PICTURE BOOK Daywalt, D.
    The Wind in the Willows

    The Wind in the Willows - Kenneth Grahame

    Follow the humorous escapades of four animal friends -Toad, Mole, Rat, and Badger - who live along a river in the English countryside.
    CHILDREN FICTION Grahame, K.
    A Tangle of Knots

    A Tangle of Knots - Lisa Graff

    In this whimsical puzzle novel, destiny leads Cady, an orphan with a talent for cake baking, to an old peanut butter factory full of eccentric characters.
    CHILDREN FICTION Graff, L.