Check It Out!: New Picture Books

Check out some of our great new picture books, located just to the left as you enter Coco’s Cove.


Sparky by JennyOffill and Chris Appelhans

“Sparky is a sloth.

A pet sloth.

And sloths don’t know how to fetch.

Or roll over. But they sure know how to play dead.

What’s an eager pet owner to do?”


I’m Not a Pig in Underpants by Elwood H. Smith

A rhyming story in which a mysterious animal narrator challenges readers to figure out its identity by explaining which kinds of animal it is not.





Fraidyzoo by Thyra Heder

Little T remembers that she was frightened last time her family visited the zoo but not why, so her creative family helps by imitating animals from A to Z until she recalls exactly what caused her fear.