Holiday Catalog- Picture Books

December 3, 2015
By communitybookstore

 

 

Robo-Sauce

By Adam Rubin

Illustrated by Daniel Salmieri

For the robot enthusiast and everyone else you know. BEEP, dear reader. BOOP.

 

 

The Swan: The Life and Dance of Anna Pavlova

By Laurel Snyder

Illustrated by Julie Morstad

In this breathtaking picture-book biography, snow sweeps cities and sets as Anna Pavlova grows and beats her ballerina heart, her dying-swan wings.

 

 

 

 

Last Stop on Market Street

By Matt De La Pena

Illustrated by Christian Robinson

We dare you to read this wonderful, grandmother-grandson, bus-ride of a book with a dry eye.

 

 

Home

By Carson Ellis

Ellis' characteristic detail graces this gentle meditation on skeps and webs, ships and shoes, and other havens for nesting.

 

 

 

The Only Child

By Guojing

What happens when a lonesome soul chases a stag to the sky? Hush: This book will tell you.

 

 

 

 

The Skunk

By Mac Barnett

Illustrated by Patrick McDonnell

Fans of Dr. Seuss' pale green pants will love this clever tale of a man, his bow tie, and the mysterious skunk that trails them both.

 

 

 

Alpha

By Isabelle Arsenault

Always confusing your Apples with your Alphas? This beauty of an abecedarian offers delights both drawn and phonetic alike, from Alpha and Bravo straight to Zulu.

 

 

Historium

By Richard Wilkinson and Jo Nelson

From the folks who brought us Maps and Animalium, this newest “Welcome to the Museum” volume introduces young readers to archaeology and the world’s great civilizations.