Picture Books

Mika the bear is afraid of the dark book cover

Mika the bear is afraid of the dark

Yann Walcker

jE Walcker
Kids, Picture Books

When Mika's fear of the dark makes him dread the long polar night, his cousin helps to banish his fears one by one.

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Maya book cover

Maya

Mahak Jain

jE Jain
Kids, Picture Books

After the lights go out in her house, Maya's mother distracts her from her fear of the dark with a retelling of the legend of the banyan tree.

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The darkest dark book cover

The darkest dark

Chris Hadfield

jE Hadfield
Kids, Picture Books

"Young Chris loves pretending he's a brave astronaut, exploiring the universe. Only one problem--at night, he's afraid of the dark. Only when he watches the moon landing on TV does he realize how exciting the unknown can be. Inspired by the childhood of real-life astronaut Chris Hadfield"--

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My new big kid bed book cover

My new big kid bed

Debbie Bertram

jE Bertram
Kids, Picture Books

When his new dinosaur-themed bed casts scary shadows at night, a child seeks comfort from other family members.

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The moon inside book cover

The moon inside

Sandra V. Feder

jE Feder
Kids, Picture Books

When evening comes and the sun sets, Ella becomes afraid, until one night her mother encourages her to see the beauty in night.

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Night animals book cover

Night animals

Gianna Marino

jE Marino
Kids, Picture Books

Possum is hiding from the sounds in the night, and his fear sets off a chain reaction in the other night animals.

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You can’t be afraid of animals who live in the dark if you’re an animal who lives in the dark, right? Well, if so, someone forgot to tell Possum, Skunk, and Wolf. The playful illustrations in Night Animals will soothe children’s worries with silly antics and lots of laughs. -Angela

Bedtime for Yeti book cover

Bedtime for Yeti

Vin Vogel

jE Vogel
Kids, Picture Books

"Yeti loves playing with his stuffed toy, but when it goes missing he has to find the courage to brave bedtime alone"--

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Yeti is a very big guy, as yetis usually are. But he’s also a big softie at heart, and more than a little scared of the dark. When he needs to find his favorite toy, Yeti manages to face his fear and bring his toy home again. -Angela

Dragon night book cover

Dragon night

J. R. Krause

jE Krause
Kids, Picture Books

Georgie is afraid of the dark, but after an adventure with a dragon that is afraid of the knight in the book where he normally dwells, both are ready to sleep.

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Georgie is afraid of the night, and Dragon is afraid of the knight. Get it? Clever wordplay aside, this darling story of two friends helping each other overcome their fears is sure to be a new favorite in your house, especially if you have a little one trying to conquer their own fears. -Angela

Nine months : before a baby is born book cover

Nine months : before a baby is born

Miranda Paul

jE Paul
Picture Books, Nonfiction, Science

"As a baby grows in her mother's tummy, a soon-to-be big sister and her family spend nine months preparing for the newest member of the family to arrive."--

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A beautifully written story following a family of three as they prepare for another child, featuring life-size illustrations that highlight fetal development through each month of pregnancy. Backmatter includes tons of information for older readers to peruse, making this a perfect book for sharing with siblings awaiting a familial addition or children curoius about where babies come from. -Casey

All are welcome book cover

All are welcome

Alexandra Penfold

jE Penfold
Picture Books

Illustrations and simple, rhyming text introduce a school where diversity is celebrated and songs, stories, and talents are shared.

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