CHLA Book Drive Favorite Picture Books

The Day the Crayons Quit Cover Image
By Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399255373
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Published: Philomel Books - June 27th, 2013

The hilarious, colorful #1 New York Times bestselling phenomenon that every kid wants! Gift a copy to someone you love today.


El Dia Que Los Crayones Renunciaron Cover Image
Not available for order.
ISBN: 9786071618122
Availability: Special Order - Subject to publisher availability.
Published: Fondo de Cultura Economica USA - May 28th, 2014

The Day the Crayons Came Home Cover Image
By Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399172755
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Published: Philomel Books - August 18th, 2015

The companion to the #1 New York Times bestseller and blockbuster hit, The Day the Crayons Quit!

A Wall Street Journal Best Children's Book of 2015
A TIME Magazine Top 10 Children's Book of 2015


“Highly anticipated (yes, even for adults)” —Entertainment Weekly


Sleepy, the Goodnight Buddy Cover Image
By Drew Daywalt, Scott Campbell (Illustrator), Scott Campbell (Cover design or artwork by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781484789698
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 11th, 2018

It is impossible not to crack up while reading this all-dialogue bedtime story by Drew Daywalt, the New York Times #1 best-selling author of THE DAY THE CRAYONS QUIT. Scott Campbell's expressive illustrations bring home the hilarity.


You Don't Want a Unicorn! Cover Image
By Ame Dyckman, Liz Climo (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316343473
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - February 14th, 2017

Be careful what pet you wish for in this hilarious picture book from bestselling author Ame Dyckman and beloved illustrator Liz Climo.


You Don't Want a Dragon! Cover Image
By Ame Dyckman, Liz Climo (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316535809
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - June 9th, 2020

Be careful what you wish for -- again! This follow-up to You Don't Want a Unicorn points out the hilarious mishaps that come with adopting a dragon.


Llama Destroys the World (A Llama Book #1) Cover Image
By Jonathan Stutzman, Heather Fox (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250303172
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - May 7th, 2019

Meet Llama, the next great picture-book megastar, who has most definitely driven a bus and who loves tacos way more than you.

He also loves cake, and that’s where our story begins.

On Monday, Llama discovers a pile of cake, which he promptly eats.
On Tuesday, Llama squeezes into his dancing pants, which he promptly rips.


Tiny T. Rex and the Impossible Hug (Dinosaur Books, Dinosaur Books for Kids, Dinosaur Picture Books, Read Aloud Family Books, Books for Young Children) Cover Image
By Jonathan Stutzman, Jay Fleck (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781452170336
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Published: Chronicle Books - March 5th, 2019

"Readers will root for bighearted, small armed Tiny." —Publishers Weekly


We Don't Eat Our Classmates Cover Image
By Ryan T. Higgins, Ryan Higgins, Ryan T. Higgins (Illustrator), 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.


We Will Rock Our Classmates (Penelope #2) Cover Image
By Ryan T. Higgins, Ryan T. Higgins (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781368059596
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - July 21st, 2020

Readers will twist and shout for this headbanging companion to the #1 New York Times best-selling We Don't Eat Our Classmates.


The Couch Potato Cover Image
By Jory John, Pete Oswald (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062954534
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Published: HarperCollins - November 3rd, 2020

An Instant New York Times Bestseller * An Instant Indie Bestseller * An Indie Next List Selection


The Cool Bean Cover Image
By Jory John, Pete Oswald (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062954527
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Published: HarperCollins - December 3rd, 2019

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!

The “too-cool-for-school” third picture book from the #1 New York Times bestselling creators of The Bad Seed and The Good Egg, Jory John and Pete Oswald

Everyone knows the cool beans. They’re sooooo cool.


I Am Brown Cover Image
By Ashok Banker, Sandhya Prabhat (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781911373940
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Published: Lantana Publishing - March 3rd, 2020

I am brown. I am beautiful. I am perfect. I designed this computer. I ran this race. I won this prize. I wrote this book. A joyful celebration of the skin you're in--of being brown, of being amazing, of being you.


Rosie Revere, Engineer (The Questioneers) Cover Image
By Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419708459
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - September 3rd, 2013

The beloved New York Times bestselling picture book about pursuing one’s passion with persistence and learning to celebrate each failure on the road to achieving one’s dreams.
 
Don't miss Rosie’s further adventures—with her friends Iggy Peck and Ada Twist—in the instant New York Times bestseller Rosie


Rosa Pionera, ingeniera / Rosie Revere, Engineer (Los Preguntones / The Questioneers) Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781644730362
Availability: Not in stock but may be ordered. Subject to Publisher Availability.
Published: Beascoa - May 21st, 2019

Rosa Pionera soñaba con ser una gran ingeniera…
Sola en el ático, mientras la luna brillaba,
hacía los artefactos que tanto disfrutaba.
 


Ada Twist, Scientist (The Questioneers) Cover Image
By Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419721373
Availability: Not in stock but may be ordered. Subject to Publisher Availability.
Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - September 6th, 2016

A #1 New York Times Bestseller
A Wall Street Journal Bestseller
A USA Today Bestseller

Inspired by real-life makers Ada Lovelace and Marie Curie, this beloved #1 bestseller champions STEM, girl power and women scientists in a rollicking celebration of curiosity, the power perseverance, and the importance of asking “Why?”  


Ada Magnífica, científica /Ada Twist, Scientist (Los Preguntones / The Questioneers) Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781644730348
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Published: Beascoa - May 21st, 2019

¿Por qué las rosas tienen pinchitos?
¿Por qué en la nariz hay tantos pelitos?
 


Iggy Peck, Architect (The Questioneers) Cover Image
By David Roberts (Illustrator), Andrea Beaty
$18.99
ISBN: 9780810911062
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - October 1st, 2007

This beloved New York Times bestselling picture book is a fun-filled, inspiring story about the power of teamwork and the importance of celebrating individual gifts and self-expression.


Pedro Perfecto, arquitecto / Iggy Peck, Architect (Los Preguntones / The Questioneers) Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781644730355
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Published: Beascoa - May 21st, 2019

Pedro Perfecto es un niño arquitecto...
que a los tres años construía
templos de plastilina.
 


Sofia Valdez, Future Prez (The Questioneers) Cover Image
By Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419737046
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - November 5th, 2019

An instant #1 New York Times bestseller! 

An instant USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestseller!

The newest picture book from the creators of Iggy Peck, Architect; Rosie Revere, Engineer; and Ada Twist, Scientist stars Sofia Valdez, a community leader who stands up for what she believes in!

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Sofía Valdez, presidenta tal vez / Sofia Valdez, Future Prez (Los Preguntones / The Questioneers) Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781644731079
Availability: Not in stock but may be ordered. Subject to Publisher Availability.
Published: Beascoa - December 17th, 2019

BESTSELLER DEL NEW YORK TIMES

El nuevo libro de cuentos ilustrado de los creadores de Iggy Peck, Arquitecta; Rosie Revere, Ingeniera; y Ada Twist, Científica. Esta vez la estrella es Sofía Valdez, una líder de la comunidad que defiende sus ideales.


Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! (Big Book Edition) (A Pigeon Series Book) Cover Image
By Mo Willems, Mo Willems (Illustrator)
Not available for order.
ISBN: 9781423145141
Availability: Special Order - Subject to publisher availability.
Published: Hyperion Books for Children - June 12th, 2012

The Pigeon REALLY wants to drive the bus. Will you let him? Finally, a really big book you can say no" to!"


¡No Dejes Que la Paloma Conduzca el Autobus! Cover Image
By Mo Willems, Mo Willems (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781423140528
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Published: Hyperion Books for Children - April 5th, 2011


Finally, a book you can say "no" to!



When a bus driver takes a break from his route, a very unlikely volunteer springs up to take his place ? una paloma! But you've never met one like this before.


We Are in a Book! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) Cover Image
By Mo Willems, Mo Willems (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781423133087
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Published: Hyperion Books for Children - September 14th, 2010

Gerald is careful. Piggie is not. Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can.

Gerald and Piggie are best friends.
In We Are in a Book! Gerald and Piggie discover the joy of being read.


¡Estamos en un libro! (Spanish Edition) (An Elephant and Piggie Book) Cover Image
By Mo Willems, Mo Willems (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781484722886
Availability: Not in stock but may be ordered. Subject to Publisher Availability.
Published: Hyperion Books for Children - June 2nd, 2015

Gerald is careful. Piggie is not.
Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can.
Gerald worries so that Piggie does not have to.

Gerald and Piggie are best friends.

In We Are in a Book!,Gerald and Piggie discover the joy of being read. But what will happen when the book ends?


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There Is a Bird On Your Head! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) Cover Image
By Mo Willems, Mo Willems (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781423106869
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Published: Hyperion Books for Children - September 1st, 2007

Gerald and Piggie are best friends!
Gerald is careful. Piggie is not.
Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can.
Gerald worries so that Piggie does not have to.

In There Is a Bird On My Head!, Gerald discovers that there is something worse than a bird on your head—two birds on your head! Can Piggie help her best friend?


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¡Tienes un pájaro en la cabeza! (An Elephant and Piggie Book, Spanish Edition) Cover Image
By Mo Willems, Mo Willems (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781484786970
Availability: Not in stock but may be ordered. Subject to Publisher Availability.
Published: Hyperion Books for Children - March 28th, 2017

Gerald is careful. Piggie is not.
Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can.
Gerald worries so that Piggie does not have to.

Gerald and Piggie are best friends.

In There Is a Bird On My Head!, Gerald discovers that there is something worse than a bird on your head-two birds on your head! Can Piggie help her best friend?

 


A Big Guy Took My Ball! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) Cover Image
By Mo Willems, Mo Willems (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781423174912
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Published: Hyperion Books for Children - May 21st, 2013

Gerald is careful. Piggie is not.
Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can.
Gerald worries so that Piggie does not have to.

Gerald and Piggie are best friends.

In A Big Guy Took My Ball! Piggie is devastated when a big guy takes her ball! Gerald is big, too...but is he big enough to help his best friend?


¡Un tipo grande se llevó mi pelota! (Spanish Edition) (An Elephant and Piggie Book) Cover Image
By Mo Willems, Mo Willems (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781484722855
Availability: Not in stock but may be ordered. Subject to Publisher Availability.
Published: Hyperion Books for Children - November 3rd, 2015

Gerald is careful. Piggie is not.
Piggie cannot help smiling. Gerald can.
Gerald worries so that Piggie does not have to.

Gerald and Piggie are best friends.

In A Big Guy Took My Ball! Piggie is devastated when a big guy takes her ball! Gerald is big, too. . .but is he big enough to help his best friend?


Dreamers Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823440559
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Published: Neal Porter Books - September 4th, 2018

We are resilience. We are hope. We are dreamers.
 
Yuyi Morales brought her hopes, her passion, her strength, and her stories with her, when she came to the United States in 1994 with her infant son. She left behind nearly everything she owned, but she didn't come empty-handed.


Soñadores Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823442584
Availability: Not in stock but may be ordered. Subject to Publisher Availability.
Published: Neal Porter Books - September 4th, 2018

Yuyi Morales, artista galardonada con la Mención de Honor Caldecott y cinco veces ganadora del Premio Pura Belpré, cuenta su historia como inmigrante en este libro ilustrado tributo al poder transformador de la esperanza... y de la lectura.


Not Quite Narwhal 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

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 his family.


Unicorn Day Cover Image
By Diana Murray, Luke Flowers (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781492667223
Availability: Not in stock but may be ordered. Subject to Publisher Availability.
Published: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky - June 4th, 2019

Hooray Hooray It's Unicorn Day Thelma the Unicorn meets Uni the Unicorn in this rainbow-packed kids book guaranteed to delight you with its heartfelt message of inclusivity and dazzling glittery pictures. This clever, colorful, and over-the-top picture book about unicorns and unique-corns is a MUST for all unicorn lovers


Pete el Gato: I Love My White Shoes = Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9788494469893
Availability: Not in stock but may be ordered. Subject to Publisher Availability.
Published: Lata de Sal - December 20th, 2016

Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes Cover Image
By Eric Litwin, James Dean (Illustrator), Kimberly Dean
$17.99
ISBN: 9780061906220
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Published: HarperCollins - March 2nd, 2010

Don't miss the first and bestselling book in the beloved Pete the Cat series!

Pete the Cat goes walking down the street wearing his brand-new white shoes. Along the way, his shoes change from white to red to blue to brown to WET as he steps in piles of strawberries, blueberries, and other big messes!


El día en que descubres quién eres Cover Image
By Jacqueline Woodson, Rafael López (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781984812070
Availability: Backordered - Subject to Publisher Availability
Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - August 28th, 2018

A veces, cuando por fin damos el paso, suceden cosas increíbles.

Habrá veces en que entres a un lugar
y no veas a nadie como tú.

Hay muchas razones por las que uno se puede sentir diferente.


The Day You Begin Cover Image
By Jacqueline Woodson, Rafael López (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399246531
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - August 28th, 2018

A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!

Featured in its own episode in the Netflix original show Bookmarks: Celebrating Black Voices!


Coleccion de oro Jorge el curioso/A Treasury of Curious George (bilingual edition) Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780547523101
Availability: Not in stock but may be ordered. Subject to Publisher Availability.
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - October 4th, 2011

“He was a good little monkey and always very curious.” This is how H. A. Rey and his wife, Margret, first introduced their now beloved troublemaker-hero to young readers in 1941.


A Treasury of Curious George Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781328905147
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - August 15th, 2017

“He was a good little monkey and always very curious.” This is how H. A. Rey and his wife, Margret, first introduced their now beloved troublemaker-hero to young readers in 1941.


I Am Not a Chair! Cover Image
By Ross Burach, Ross Burach (Illustrator)
Not available for order.
ISBN: 9780062360168
Availability: Special Order - Subject to publisher availability.
Published: HarperCollins - February 14th, 2017

Grab the best seat in the house with this funny, touching picture book about a giraffe who keeps being mistaken for a chair!


There's a Giraffe in My Soup Cover Image
By Ross Burach, Ross Burach (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062360144
Availability: Not in stock but may be ordered. Subject to Publisher Availability.
Published: HarperCollins - February 23rd, 2016

Named one of the 10 Best Children’s Books of 2016 by Parents Magazine!

What if you found a giraffe in your soup, an alligator in your entreé, an elephant on the table, or even an ostrich in your dish?


The Rainbow Fish Cover Image
By Marcus Pfister, J Alison James (Translated by), Marcus Pfister (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781558580091
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Published: NorthSouth Books - January 27th, 1999

The Rainbow Fish is an international best-seller and a modern classic.

Eye-catching foil stamping, glittering on every page, offers instant child appeal, but it is the universal message at the heart of this simple story about a beautiful fish who learns to make friends by sharing his most prized possessions that gives the book its lasting value.

A CHRISTOPHER AWARD WINNER


Tiny T. Rex and the Very Dark Dark: (Read-Aloud Family Books, Dinosaurs Kids Book About Fear of Darkness) Cover Image
By Jonathan Stutzman, Jay Fleck (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781452170343
Availability: On Our Shelves Now or Recently
Published: Chronicle Books - March 3rd, 2020

The adorable and indomitable Tiny T. Rex from the critically acclaimed Tiny T. Rex and The Impossible Hug is back in a tale about friendship and overcoming your fears.


Speak Up Cover Image
By Miranda Paul, Ebony Glenn (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780358140962
Availability: Not in stock but may be ordered. Subject to Publisher Availability.
Published: Clarion Books - July 7th, 2020

When something really matters, one voice can make a difference. This spirited, vibrant picture book celebrates diversity and encourages kids to speak up, unite with others, and take action when they see something that needs to be fixed.

Join a diverse group of kids on a busy school day as they discover so many different ways to speak up and make their voices heard!


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