2019 Picture Books

My Tiny Pet

Written and Illustrated by Jessie Hartland What do you do when your parents decide to downsize and don’t want to have any more pets? Especially if you really want a pet? One little girl discovered a unique solution in her science class. She found a pet her parents would let her have. It’s called a …

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Wintercake

Written and Illustrated by Lynne Rae Perkins Thomas has saved apples, berries, plums, apricots, grapes, and cherries all year in preparation for his wintercake (known to us as fruitcake.) On Winter’s Eve Thomas has lost his basket of fruit and is heartbroken. He believes that without the traditional wintercake the holiday is ruined. His friend …

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How to Hide a Lion at Christmas

Written and Illustrated by Helen Stephens Beautifully illustrated, this book tells of the adventures of a pet lion trying to be with his human on Christmas. The story hints at the lengths that friends will go to in order to be together for the holidays. Reviewed by Marni Allred, Media Clerk, Robert Frost ElementaryRating: ★★★★★ …

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The Little Snowplow Wishes For Snow

Written by Lora Koehler, Illustrated by Jake Parker Another great story for The Little Snowplow!! Such a cute book with incredible illustrations. This book is fun to read and it takes the reader on a little adventure and seeing wishes come true. It talks about being helpful to your friends. I would highly recommend this …

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