Petra book cover

Picture Books to Warm Your Heart

Some very lovely books to share with the special little people in your life.

Petra / Coppo, Marianna
“Petra is a little rock who believes she is a mighty mountain . . . until a dog fetches her for its owner, and she is tossed into a bird’s nest. A mountain? No, Petra is now an egg An egg of the world in a world of possibility. Until she’s flung into a pond, and becomes an amazing island . . . and, eventually, a little girl’s pet rock. What will she be tomorrow? Who knows? But she’s a rock, and this is how she rolls” (Catalogue)

Everything you need for a treehouse / Higgins, Carter
“Featuring beautiful images and a lyrical text with an exquisitely readable cadence, this poignant picture book captures the universal timelessness of treehouses and celebrates all the creativity and adventure they spark.” (Catalogue)

One day on our blue planet …in the ocean / Bailey, Ella
“The series focused on the way our young animal friends spend a day continues with an adventurous dolphin calf, as she explores the vast Pacific ocean with her mother and meets the many wonderful water dwelling creatures that live there.” (Catalogue)

The digger and the flower / Kuefler, Joseph
“From the creator of Beyond the Pond and Rulers of the Playground comes a breathtaking new book with a powerful message about the environment–about a lonely construction digger that finds a flower, an encounter that ends up changing his whole world.” (Catalogue)

Alma and how she got her name / Martinez-Neal, Juana
“If you ask her, Alma Sofia Esperanza Jos Pura Candela has way too many names: six. How did such a small person wind up with such a large name? In her author-illustrator debut, Juana Martinez-Neal opens a treasure box of discovery for children who may be curious about their own origin stories or names.” (Catalogue)

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