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.

Meanwhile Back on Earth . . .: Finding Our Place Through Time and Space By Oliver Jeffers Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780593621523
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Philomel Books - October 4th, 2022

A spectacular new picture book from the creator of international bestsellers Here We Are and What We’ll Build that will give readers perspective on our place in space.


Con Pollo: A Bilingual Playtime Adventure By Jimmy Fallon, Jennifer Lopez, Andrea Campos (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250830418
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Feiwel & Friends - October 11th, 2022

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Con Pollo: A Bilingual Playtime Adventure is an engaging and hilarious picture book that serves young readers as an introduction to basic Spanish vocabulary, brought to life by superstar team-up Jimmy Fallon and Jennifer Lopez.


Meet Pollo, a friendly little chicken who just wants to play. And play, and play, and play all day!


The Lights That Dance in the Night By Yuval Zommer Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593563137
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Doubleday Books for Young Readers - November 1st, 2022

In the next picture book from the creator of the holiday hit The Tree That's Meant to Be, the northern lights bring wonder and joy to all the creatures who bask in their mysterious glow.

From tiny specks of dust to gleaming rays in the dark, the northern lights travel across the Arctic, uniting every creature in a celebration over land and sea.


My Fade Is Fresh By Shauntay Grant, Kitt Thomas (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Shauntay Grant, Kitt Thomas (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593387085
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Workshop - November 1st, 2022

A little girl makes sure she walks out of the barbershop rocking the fabulous hair style she chooses.

Learn the importance of speaking up for what you want through this fun and empowering picture book.


Little Red Riding Hood and the Dragon By Ying Chang Compestine, Joy Ang (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ying Chang Compestine, Joy Ang (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419737282
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harry N. Abrams - November 1st, 2022

Award-winning author Ying Compestine reimagines the classic fairy tale "Little Red Riding Hood" from a Chinese perspective

By now, you have probably heard the old folk tale about a girl in a red cape.
The truth is that the story took place here in China, there wasn’t a woodsman, and I, the gentle wolf, certainly was not the one who ate them.


Friends By Daniela Sosa, Daniela Sosa (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Daniela Sosa, Daniela Sosa (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665911474
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - September 6th, 2022

Celebrate the wonder of new friends, old friends, and everything-in-between friends in this joyful, resonant picture book.

There are many kinds of friends—old friends, new friends, friends that last a lifetime—and the day to make new friends is always near, if you look. This story celebrates all of them: who they are, where we find them, and what we count on them for.


Penguin and Penelope By Salina Yoon Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781681193441
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - September 6th, 2022

Meet Penguin, the delightful character from Geisel Honor-winning author/illustrator Salina Yoon who is always ready for a new adventure--and new friends!

When Penguin finds a new friend, Penelope, he does everything he can to help. "Let's get you home," says Penguin.


Creepy Crayon! (Creepy Tales!) By Aaron Reynolds, Peter Brown (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Aaron Reynolds, Peter Brown (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534465886
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - August 23rd, 2022

A #1 New York Times bestseller!

From the team behind the New York Times bestselling Creepy Carrots! and Creepy Pair of Underwear! comes the third in this hilariously spooky series about a young rabbit and his peculiar encounters—featuring a sinister crayon!

Jasper Rabbit has a problem: he is NOT doing well in school.