National Picture Book Month

November is National Picture Book Month, an international literacy initiative that celebrates the print picture book in an increasingly digital age. Check out these classic books and more in Coco’s Cove, the library space dedicated to preschoolers and picture books.

Caps for Sale by Esphyr Slobodkina 

Caps for Sale is a timeless classic beloved by millions…one of the most popular picture books ever published! Children will delight in following the peddler’s efforts to outwit the monkeys and will ask to read it again and again.

The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear by Audrey Wood

Little Mouse loves strawberries, but so does the big hungry bear… How will Little Mouse stop the bear from eating his freshly picked, red ripe strawberry? 

¡Vamos! Let’s Go To The Market by Raul the Third

Follow Little Lobo and his dog Bernabe as they deliver supplies to a variety of vendors, selling everything from sweets to sombreros, portraits to piñatas, carved masks to comic books!

The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats

The 1963 Caldecott Medal winner follows the simple tale of a young boy who, upon waking, discovers that snow has fallen and ventures out in his red snowsuit to experiment with making footprints, creating snow angels and trying to preserve a snowball.