Top 5 Picture Books – February 2012

As part of my Goodreads Challenge (my goal is 366 books in 2012) I’ve been reading more picture books.  Not only is it really fun to read a whole stack of picture books, it also helps me find some cool new ones to read at my preschool Story Time in the library.  Each month I’m going to post my Top 5 Picture Books of the month (in no particular order).

  1. I'm a Shark by Bob Shea

    Shark’s not afraid of anything.

    The dark?


    A big mean bear?

    Don’t make him laugh!

    But there is one thing that even Shark fears. . . . Can you guess what it is?

  2. I Must Have Bobo! by Eileen Rosenthal, Marc Rosenthal

    When Willy woke up there was trouble. Where was Bobo? Willy needs Bobo. But, Earl the cat likes Bobo, too. A favorite toy is hard to share…even when it’s a sock monkey. With sparse text and a modern-nostalgic vibe, this retro-fun book about friends (sock monkeys) and frenemies (devious cats) is an ode to favorite toys everywhere. Oh, Earl! Leave Bobo alone.

  3. Oh No, George! by Chris Haughton

    It’s hard work being good all the time. And it’s especially hard for a dog like George! Harris is off to do some shopping. “Will you be good, George?” he asks. George hopes he can. He really wants to … but chocolate cake is just so very delicious and he does love to chase cat… What will George do now?

  4. Little Mouse by Alison Murray

    Can you be brave like a lion? Can you splash like a whale? Can you waddle like a penguin? Little Mouse can waddle like a penguin, eat like a horse and splash like a whale. So why does her mother call her Little Mouse Because, sometimes, it’s nice to be quiet and cosy, especially when it’s time to cuddle with your mum.

  5. Stanley's Stick by John Hegley

    Stanley’s stick is not just a stick. With a stick in hand, Stanley’s options are endless – he flies to the moon, writes in the sand, goes fishing, plays a whistle and rides a dinosaur – and his imagination takes over and the magic begins.

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