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Storytime is Back! We'll add all of the titles Johanna Banana shares at storytime in the list below. Storytime is in-person at McIntyre's on Thursdays at 10:30am. 

 

Books: 
Kitten's First Full Moon: A Caldecott Award Winner By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780060588281
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Published: Greenwillow Books - March 2nd, 2004

This nationally bestselling picture book about a kitten, the moon, and a bowl of milk, written by the celebrated author and illustrator Kevin Henkes, was awarded a Caldecott Medal.


Hello, Moon By Evan Turk, Evan Turk (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Evan Turk, Evan Turk (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534400801
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - September 20th, 2022

A parent and child explore the wonder and joys of the changing moon together in this captivating picture book from award-winning author-illustrator Evan Turk.

Hello, Moon!
You look so beautiful tonight!
Do you mind if we sit with you?


Molly on the Moon By Mary Robinette Kowal, Diana Mayo (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Mary Robinette Kowal, Diana Mayo (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250259615
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - April 12th, 2022

Award-winning science fiction author Mary Robinette Kowal consulted with a NASA astronaut to craft her first picture book story, accurately describing how living on the moon differs from life on Earth. Beautifully illustrated by Diana Mayo, Molly on the Moon is the tale of two siblings adjusting to their new home.


Not Quite Narwhal (Not Quite Narwhal and Friends) By Jessie Sima, Jessie Sima (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jessie Sima, Jessie Sima (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481469098
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - February 14th, 2017

This New York Times bestseller is soon to be an animated series on Netflix!

In the tradition of Uni the Unicorn and Gaston, this heartwarming and adorable debut picture book tells the story of a young unicorn who was born under the sea to a family of narwhals.

Growing up in the ocean, Kelp has always assumed that he was a narwhal like the rest of h


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The Octopus Escapes By Maile Meloy, Felicita Sala (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Maile Meloy, Felicita Sala (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984812698
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - May 11th, 2021

From a New York Times bestselling author comes this poignant, lyrical tale about nature's great escape artist—perfect for fans of the Oscar-winning documentary film My Octopus Teacher.


The Sun Shines on the Sea (The Sun Shines on The ...) By Michael Slack, Michael Slack (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Michael Slack, Michael Slack (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781536215694
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Published: Candlewick - September 15th, 2021

A gentle introduction to the food chain for the preschool set, this eye-catching lift-the-flap book has a fun twist ending.


We Don't Eat Our Classmates: A Penelope Rex Book By Ryan Higgins, Ryan Higgins (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ryan Higgins, Ryan Higgins (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781368003551
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - June 19th, 2018

It's the first day of school for Penelope Rex, and she can't wait to meet her classmates. But it's hard to make human friends when they're so darn delicious! That is, until Penelope gets a taste of her own medicine and finds she may not be at the top of the food chain after all. . . . Readers will gobble up this hilarious new story from award-winning author-illustrator Ryan T. Higgins.


I'm a Unicorn By Helen Yoon, Helen Yoon (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Helen Yoon, Helen Yoon (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536219760
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Published: Candlewick - September 20th, 2022

What happens when a one-horned calf with impeccable logic is convinced they’re a unicorn? Helen Yoon spins an endearing comedy of self-determination for gigglers everywhere.



Very Good Hats By Emma Straub, Blanca Gomez (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Emma Straub, Blanca Gomez (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593529430
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Published: Rocky Pond Books - January 10th, 2023

The first picture book by bestselling novelist Emma Straub, author of This Time Tomorrow, this is a joyous, inventive, adorably illustrated read-aloud that will inspire kids to see ordinary objects in a whole new way.


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Thankful By Elaine Vickers, Samantha Cotterill (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534477346
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - September 7th, 2021

Stunning, diorama illustrations bring to life this “wonderfully evocative” (BookPage) lullaby of a picture book about celebrating everyday things that make life wonderful.

I am thankful for a home where I am safe and warm.
Thankful for parents who read me stories and comb my hair gently, gently.


Before We Eat By Pat Brisson, Mary Azarian (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Pat Brisson, Mary Azarian (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780884488330
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Published: Tilbury House Publishers - May 5th, 2020

Milk doesn’t just appear in the refrigerator, nor do apples grow in the bowl on the kitchen counter. Before we eat, many people work very hard—planting grain, catching fish, tending animals, filling crates, and stocking shelves.


In the Middle of Fall By Kevin Henkes, Laura Dronzek (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Laura Dronzek (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780062747242
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Published: Greenwillow Books - September 3rd, 2019

Watch the world transform when fall comes! In the middle of fall, it takes only one gust of wind to turn the whole world yellow and red and orange. 


In the Middle of Fall Board Book By Kevin Henkes, Laura Dronzek (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Laura Dronzek (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780062747266
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Published: Greenwillow Books - September 4th, 2018

Watch the world transform when fall comes! In the middle of fall, it takes only one gust of wind to turn the whole world yellow and red and orange. 


Around the Table That Grandad Built By Melanie Heuiser Hill, Jaime Kim (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Melanie Heuiser Hill, Jaime Kim (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780763697846
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Published: Candlewick - September 10th, 2019

A beautifully illustrated celebration of bounty and gratitude, family and friendship, perfect for the holidays and every day.

This is the table that Grandad built.
These are the sunflowers picked by my cousins,
set on the table that Grandad built.


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Sweater Weather By Matt Phelan, Matt Phelan (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Matt Phelan, Matt Phelan (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062934147
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Published: Greenwillow Books - October 19th, 2021

What a perfect autumn day! Papa Bear tells his cubs to bundle up in the cozy sweaters he knitted for them—but that is easier said than done. Award-winning author-artist Matt Phelan has created a hilarious and warmhearted ode to fall, patience, and knitting. Sweater Weather will be adored by fans of Anna Dewdney and Tad Hills.

Sweaters on? Not yet!


If You Find a Leaf By Aimee Sicuro Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593306598
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Published: Random House Studio - July 12th, 2022

An exquisite picture book that celebrates the fall season and encourages children to see the colorful leaves around them in an entirely new way. The artist uses real leaves of vibrant hues to make her oh-so-charming illustrations.


Wonderfall By Michael Hall, Michael Hall (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Michael Hall, Michael Hall (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062382986
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Published: Greenwillow Books - September 6th, 2016

This beautiful and informative picture book follows a single tree through the fall season, from the end of summer to winter’s first snowfall. A great read-aloud for home and the classroom by the New York Times–bestselling creator of My Heart Is Like a Zoo and Red: A Crayon’s Story.


Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type (A Click Clack Book) By Doreen Cronin, Betsy Lewin (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Doreen Cronin, Betsy Lewin (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781442408890
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Published: Little Simon - August 31st, 2010

The quirky, hilarious farmyard tale that started it all from New York Times bestselling duo of Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin! Now the inspiration for a new Christmas special, CLICK, CLACK, MOO: Christmas on the Farm.

Farmer Brown has a problem. His cows like to type.


Little Blue Truck Makes a Friend: A Friendship Book for Kids By Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Alice Schertle, Jill McElmurry (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780358722823
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Published: Clarion Books - September 6th, 2022

Welcome a new friend to the farm with the #1 New York Times bestselling Little Blue Truck!

Beep! Beep! Have you heard the news? There is someone new on the farm!


The Old Truck By Jerome Pumphrey, Jarrett Pumphrey Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781324005193
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Published: Norton Young Readers - January 7th, 2020

A young girl turns her imagination into action in this beautifully crafted and intricately designed debut picture book.

When is an old truck something more? On a small, bustling farm, a resilient and steadfast pickup works tirelessly alongside the family that lives there, and becomes a part of the dreams and ambitions of the family’s young daughter.


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The Ramble Shamble Children By Christina Soontornvat, Lauren Castillo (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399176326
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - March 9th, 2021

New picture book by a two-time Newbery Honor-winning author!
 
The delightful story of an unconventional family of kids who learn the ups and downs of working together.


Under the Lilacs By E. B. Goodale, E. B. Goodale (Illustrator) Cover Image
By E. B. Goodale, E. B. Goodale (Illustrator)
$17.99
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ISBN: 9780358153931
Published: Clarion Books - March 3rd, 2020

From Ezra Jack Keats Honor winner E. B. Goodale comes a celebration of nature, family, and building our own hands-on adventuresperfect for any reader who has ever craved a bit of independence . . .

In this lush and playful picture book from E. B.


I Want to Be a Vase By Julio Torres, Julian Glander (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Julio Torres, Julian Glander (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534493902
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - June 7th, 2022

Former SNL writer and comedic rising star Julio Torres takes readers on a journey through the lives and intimate dramas of some of the unsung shapes of our time in this picture book inspired by his HBO special My Favorite Shapes.

Shapes. You’ve heard of them. You might have even interacted with a few. But do you really know them?


Right Now By Jessica Olien, Jessica Olien (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jessica Olien, Jessica Olien (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062568281
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Published: Balzer + Bray - April 17th, 2018

A beautifully lyrical and inspirational picture book about being present and loving who you are, from Jessica Olien, the author/illustrator of Adrift, The Blobfish Book, and Shark Detective.

What are you?

You’re big and small and loud and quiet. You are right now. And you are perfect.


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On the Day the Horse Got Out By Audrey Helen Weber Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316459846
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - June 1st, 2021

Perfect for fans of They All Saw a Cat or Du Iz Tak?, here is a standout picture book debut about curiosity, cause-and-effect, and connectedness, which blends child-appealing rhyme with playful, distinctive artwork.

In this gorgeously rendered tale, Audrey Helen Weber masterfully blends suspense and nonsense, imaginative artwork, and a flawless rhythm that evokes some of


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If You Live Here By Kate Gardner, Christopher Silas Neal (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062865328
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Published: Balzer + Bray - February 22nd, 2022

A charming, classic picture book that imagines all the different types of places you could live—from the author of Lovely Beasts, Kate Gardner, and award-winning illustrator Christopher Silas Neal. The perfect next read for fans of Carson Ellis's Home.

Have you ever imagined what it would be like to live . . .

in a treehouse,


Beautiful Oops! By Barney Saltzberg Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780761157281
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - September 23rd, 2010

A spill. A smear. A smudge. A tear. When you think you have made a mistake, think of it as an opportunity to make something beautiful!

A life lesson that all parents want their children to learn: It’s OK to make a mistake. In fact, hooray for mistakes! A mistake is an adventure in creativity, a portal of discovery.


The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse By Eric Carle, Eric Carle (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Eric Carle, Eric Carle (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399257131
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Published: World of Eric Carle - October 4th, 2011

A brilliant new Eric Carle picture book for the artist in us all


The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse By Eric Carle, Eric Carle (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Eric Carle, Eric Carle (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780399164026
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Published: World of Eric Carle - October 3rd, 2013

From the creator of The Very Hungry Caterpillar comes a brilliant new Eric Carle board book for the artist in us all.


When I Draw a Panda By Amy June Bates, Amy June Bates (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Amy June Bates, Amy June Bates (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481451482
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - September 22nd, 2020

“This amusing picture book encourages imagination and individuality.” —Booklist

From the acclaimed author and illustrator of The Big Umbrella comes a delightful celebration of creativity and gumption about a girl and her panda that’s Calvin and Hobbes meets If You Give a Mouse a Cookie!

Sometimes when they say to d


Doggies By Sandra Boynton, Sandra Boynton (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sandra Boynton, Sandra Boynton (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780671493189
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Published: Boynton Bookworks - October 11th, 1984

Sandra Boynton masterfully marries learning to count with a toddler favorite—doggies!

Big dogs, little dogs, short and long hair, powerful woofs, and tiny yaps are packed into this deceptively simple counting book that gets noisier with every page.


Dog's Colorful Day: A Messy Story About Colors and Counting By Emma Dodd, Emma Dodd (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Emma Dodd, Emma Dodd (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780142500194
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Published: Puffin Books - February 24th, 2003

Dog starts off the day with one black spot on his ear. But it seems that wherever he goes, he runs, rolls, and trots right into colors. As he wanders around town, Dog collects spots made of red jam, blue paint, pink ice cream, and more. When he finally arrives back home, Dog has ten different colored spots.


I'd Like to Be the Window for a Wise Old Dog By Philip C. Stead Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593375082
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Published: Doubleday Books for Young Readers - April 5th, 2022

A comforting and timely new picture book that feels like an instant classic, written and illustrated by Philip Stead, author of the Caldecott Medal-winning A Sick Day for Amos McGee and the New York Times bestselling The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine.


Llama Llama Back to School By Anna Dewdney, JT Morrow (Illustrator), Reed Duncan Cover Image
By Anna Dewdney, JT Morrow (Illustrator), Reed Duncan
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593352441
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - May 31st, 2022

A Netflix Original series

With over 30 million copies in print, Anna Dewdney's New York Times bestselling Llama Llama books have provided hours of comfort and fun-to-read-aloud rhyme.


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How to Spot a Best Friend By Bea Birdsong, Lucy Fleming (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Bea Birdsong, Lucy Fleming (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593179277
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Published: Rodale Kids - June 22nd, 2021

Do you know how to find a best friend? Find out in this wonderful celebration of kindness and friendship!


How Do Dinosaurs Go to School? By Jane Yolen, Mark Teague (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jane Yolen, Mark Teague (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338828139
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Published: Cartwheel Books - May 17th, 2022

It's time for school, dinosaurs!


Kitten's First Full Moon: A Caldecott Award Winner By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Kevin Henkes (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780060588281
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Published: Greenwillow Books - March 2nd, 2004

This nationally bestselling picture book about a kitten, the moon, and a bowl of milk, written by the celebrated author and illustrator Kevin Henkes, was awarded a Caldecott Medal.


Kitty By Rebecca Jordan-Glum, Rebecca Jordan-Glum (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250768049
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - April 12th, 2022

When Granny comes to cat-sit, she's in for a lot more than she anticipated in this sly, irreverent picture book by Rebecca Jordan-Glum (The Trouble with Penguins, Fall 2020).

"Don't worry about a thing," Granny said. "The cat will be just fine."


Fluffy McWhiskers Cuteness Explosion By Stephen W. Martin, Dan Tavis (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Stephen W. Martin, Dan Tavis (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534441453
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - November 2nd, 2021

Friendship is hard for Fluffy, a kitten so precious that anyone who looks at her explodes!

Meet Fluffy—an adorable kitten. So adorable, in fact, that anyone who sees her will spontaneously explode into balls of sparkles and fireworks. KABOOM! Poof.


Summer Song By Kevin Henkes, Laura Dronzek (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kevin Henkes, Laura Dronzek (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780062866158
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Published: Greenwillow Books - May 24th, 2022

“A vibrant and sophisticated ode to nature.”Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“A wonderful read-aloud.”School Library Journal (starred review)


Would You Come Too? By Liz Garton Scanlon, Diana Sudyka (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Liz Garton Scanlon, Diana Sudyka (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534452060
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Published: Beach Lane Books - April 5th, 2022

This whimsical and poignant picture book celebrates playing outside and invites readers to grab some friends, gear up their imaginations, and immerse themselves in nature.

Can you imagine what it’s like to be a rock, a nest, a bird, or even a bubbling creek? A group of curious children is headed outside to find out… Would you come, too?


The Wind & the Clover By Audrey Helen Weber Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316459914
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - June 14th, 2022

From an acclaimed up-and-coming artist comes a gorgeous tribute to imagination, curiosity, and following your dreams, perfect for fans of Julie Fogliano and Carson Ellis.

More things than you can imagine live in a field of clover, but this is a story about the bees...and their wondrous dreams of someplace different than their everyday world of green.