Picture Books

Our picture book list continues to grow with titles for a variety of age groups and we represent many talented writers and illustrators that can make these pieces comes together. We love fresh, beautiful stories that can stand out to our earliest readers.

A Wide Range

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A Wide Range

To learn more about the books to your left, roll over their covers with your mouse.

Yasmine Surovec

My Pet Human Takes Center Stage

Roaring Brook Press

Yasmine Surovec’s adorable My Pet Human series continues at school, where Oliver and Freckles star in the pet club's talent show. Freckles is new at her elementary school, and Oliver wants to be sure she finds her niche. Surovec is also the artist behind the popular comic blog and book series Cat vs. Human and the picture books I See Kitty and A Bed for Kitty


Mark Pett

This Is My Book

Knopf Children's Books

A hilarious and playful romp about making books, perfect for fans of Press Here and The Book with No Pictures. Writer and illustrator Mark Pett, the “authorstrator” of The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes and Lizard from the Park here creates a clever interactive book that includes pull tabs, flaps, and pop-ups. This Is My Book is sure to appeal to a large and varied audience—kids who will identify with the “my” aspect of the book and adults who will appreciate the humor.


Thrity Umrigar

When I Carried You in My Belly

Running Press Kids

The special bond between a mother and her child begins well before the baby is born. When I Carried You in My Belly is a mother's song to her growing daughter, capturing the warmth and magic of the time when her daughter was housed inside her belly. Thrity Umrigar is the bestselling author of a memoir and six novels, including The Space Between Us, If Today Be Sweet, and The Story Hour. Her books have been published in over fifteen countries and won numerous awards.


Andrew Bleiman and Chris Eastland


Simon & Schuster

From aardvarks to zebras, ZooBorns showcases the newest and cutest animal babies from accredited zoos and aquariums around the world. Featuring fascinating animal facts and background stories on each pictured baby, ZooBorns illustrates the connections between zoo births and conservation initiatives in the wild for animal lovers of all ages.  The series has sold more than 100,000 copies. 

Jennifer Gray Olson

Me and Mr. Fluffernutter

Knopf Books for Young Readers

From the creator of Ninja Bunny comes a new story about a little girl and her beloved cat, who learn that friendship is the best compromise of all. Mia and her cat, Mr. Fluffernutter, are best friends. They do everything together, all the time. But what happens when Mia wants to go for a swim? And when Mr. Fluffernutter prefers to stare at the fish bowl? Can these two be so different—and still be best friends? Here are two new characters to fall in love with—and a celebration of differences, compromise, and friendship.

Heather Swain

How Many Hugs?

Feiwel & Friends / Macmillan

All the ways that animals and multi-legged insects give hugs, How Many Hugs? is perfect as a counting picture book and for reading aloud at bedtime! Hugs abound in this celebration of multi-legged animals and insects and their babies! And at the end of the day, human parents can give their little ones as many hugs as they want―with two arms. Charming art and rhyming text make this a perfect companion to Swain’s All Kinds of Kisses.