New Beginner BooksAnotherA young girl and her cat take an imaginative journey into another worldBig FamilyAt Mouse’s house, Elliot the elephant finds more than a friend–he finds a family.Bike On, Bear!Bear is an extraordinary, genius bear, who can do anything except ride a bike. Can Bear figure out how to get on two wheels?Don’t Forget DexterWhen his best friend, Jack, leaves him behind at the doctor’s office, Dexter T. Rexter panics. First he tries to find Jack. Then he sings their special song. Then he sings their special song even louder.Drawn TogetherA boy and his grandfather cross a language and cultural barrier using their shared love of art, storytelling, and fantasy.Leonardo the Terrible MonsterLeonardo is a terrible monster–he can’t seem to frighten anyone. When he discovers the perfect nervous little boy, will he scare the lunch out of him? Or will he think of something better? Max and BirdMax, a kitten, and Bird, a very young bird, want to be friends but Max also wants to eat Bird, so they strike a deal.Norton and AlphaNorton and his robot dog like to collect objects that they use to create new inventions, but they think there is no possible use for the flower they find on one of their walks. Poe Won’t GoWhen an elephant plants himself in the road and refuses to move, the people of Persnickety try all sorts of methods to get him to go–but one thoughtful little girl works up the courage to do what no one else has done: ask him.Potato PantsPotato is very excited to buy a pair of pants on sale at Lance Vance’s Fancy Pants Store, but when he sees Eggplant, who pushed him the day before, he is afraid to go in. Shine!A starfish named Little Hoshi struggles to find happiness in her underwater ocean world and wishes she could be a star in the sky, but with the help of her ocean friends, she discovers the shine withinTake It From MeThe Proper Way to Meet a HedgehogA collection of thirty-three how-to poems for children, ranging from the whimsical to the very practical. TidyA badger realizes that being too tidy could be disastrousTogether AlwaysA badger realizes that being too tidy could be disastrousTurtle Tug to the RescueFrom panicking puffins to entangled sperm whales, Turtle Tug is out to rescue all his sea-dwelling friendsWhose Story Is This, Anyway?What’s this book about? That depends on who you ask. Our humble narrator thinks he’s got a great story for you but he barely begins before he’s interrupted by a scallywag pirate with a thrilling legend of mermaids and sea monsters! Soon, a cast of colorful characters including a hungry dinosaur, an alien bent on world domination, and a heroic knight derails the boy’s saga. Everyone has a tale to tell, but if they can all get on the same page, this might turn out to be the best story ever!You Are My HappyWhat makes us happy all day through? Let’s count those things, just me and you…. Inspired by her own nighttime routine with her daughter, Haley Joy, Today show co-anchor Hoda Kotb has written a book that celetrates the things that make us happy each day… the big things and the small. With illustrations from Suzie Mason, Kotb’s soothing yet playful lullaby explores the simple and wondrous joy of taking a moment to be grateful.Carmela Full of WishesCarmela, finally old enough to run errands with her brother, tries to think of the perfect birthday wish, while his wish seems to be that she stayed home.