Give the Gift of Reading/Picture Books 2014

Here are some suggestions from our gift book list for younger readers! We will post more for older readers in the following weeks.

giftpbBlizzard by John Rocco

After a massive blizzard, a boy becomes a hero when he manages to walk to the local store and bring supplies back to his neighborhood which has been snowed in for days. Based on the author’s childhood experience




giftpb1Farmer and the Clown by Marlee Frazee

An endearing, wordless picture book by the two-time Caldecott Honor medalist depicts the adventures of a baby clown who is separated from his circus family and who bonds with a lonely farmer over the course of a day filled with surprising discoveries.



giftpb2Julia’s House for Lost Creatures by Ben Hatke

Julia welcomes all lost and homeless creatures into her house, whether they be cats or trolls, ghosts or dragons, but soon realizes that each must have a chore in order for the arrangement to work




giftpb3Sam and Dave Dig a Hole by Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen

Sam and Dave are sure they will discover something exciting if they just keep digging their hole.




giftpb4Book with No Pictures by B.J. Novak

In this book with no pictures, the reader has to say every silly word, no matter what!