Celebrate Picture Book Month With These Books

Celebrate Picture Book Month with these five books from our 100 Picture Books to Keep on the Shelves list.

 

The Hello, Goodbye Window by Norton Juster, illustrated by Chris Raschka

A charming story about a little girl’s visits to her grandparent’s house where the kitchen window allows her to greet and say goodbye to family members along with imaginary friends. The endearing illustrations and sweet story will draw in many young readers.

 

Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly, illustrated by Laura Freeman

The well known story of the four female African American mathematicians who worked for NASA is reimagined in a picture book format.

 

Hush! A Thai Lullaby by Minfong Ho, illustrated by Holly Meade

When a mother is trying to put her child to bed, the rest of the world refuses to be quiet. Readers will delight in the colorful illustrations and wholesome lullaby that create this tale.

 

I Love My Hair! By Natasha Anastasia Tarpley, illustrated by E. B. Lewis

A message of positivity and self-acceptance, this story follows the hair-care ritual of a young girl. The text encourages children to be proud of their heritage and to respect others.

 

If you Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Joffe Numeroff, illustrations by Felicia Bond

In this well loved story, find out just what happens when you give a mouse a cookie.

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