Some of Our Favorite New Picture Books

Here at Little Shop of Stories, we truly believe that picture books can save the world! Through a laugh, a lesson, or a laptime snuggle, picture books bring joy to readers big and small.

We Are Better Together Cover Image
By Bill McKibben, Stevie Lewis (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781250755155
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - April 19th, 2022

From environmentalist and bestselling author Bill McKibben comes a hopeful, inspiring picture book celebrating the power of human cooperation and the beauty of life on Earth, beautifully illustrated by artist Stevie Lewis.

When we work together, we humans can do incredible things.

Endlessly Ever After: Pick YOUR Path to Countless Fairy Tale Endings! Cover Image
By Laurel Snyder, Dan Santat (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781452144825
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Published: Chronicle Books - April 19th, 2022

This funny, original choose-your-path picture book of fractured fairy tales will charm any young fan of the genre, putting the power of storytelling right in the reader's hands!

Grab your basket and your coat. Put on some walking shoes.
Turn the page and begin: Which story will you choose?

The Superpower Sisterhood Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316628440
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 19th, 2022

Sisters aren’t just super, they’re superheroes in this celebration of friendship and sisterhood by Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush.

Emma has been lonely all her life growing up in a neighborhood with no other kids—until the day two sets of sisters move to her street!

Princess Charming Cover Image
By Zibby Owens, Holly Hatam (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780593326787
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Published: Flamingo Books - April 19th, 2022

From debut author Zibby Owens comes Princess Charming, a lovable and empowering new character!

Kick Push Cover Image
By Frank Morrison, Frank Morrison (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781547605927
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - April 19th, 2022

Award-winning picture book creator Frank Morrison makes his author/illustrator debut in an exuberant story about being yourself.

This Book Is Not for You! Cover Image
By Shannon Hale, Tracy Subisak (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781984816856
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Published: Dial Books - April 19th, 2022

From New York Times bestselling and Newbery Honor–winning author Shannon Hale and award-winning illustrator Tracy Subisak, comes a zany picture book that pokes fun at overly gendered notions of "boy books" and "girl books" and celebrates the pleasure of a good book.

The Meaning Of Pride Cover Image
By Rosiee Thor, Sam Kirk (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780358401513
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Published: Versify - April 19th, 2022

A vibrant ode to the culture and achievements of the LGBTQ+ community, The Meaning of Pride, written by Rosiee Thor and illustrated by Sam Kirk, celebrates the beauty, significance, and many dimensions of the concept of Pride as celebrated by millions of people around the world!

Every year in June, we celebrate Pride! But what does Pride mean?

Kicks Cover Image
By Van G. Garrett, Reggie Brown (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780358118107
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Published: Versify - April 19th, 2022

“A brilliantly written and illustrated ode to sneakers and sneakerheads, young and old. A gift to us all.” —Angie Thomas, #1 New York Times bestselling author