Gibson The Cat (Gibby)

Gibby doesn't live at the store (pesky cafe health codes...) but rather with Bookseller Jo after he was found abandoned in the store bathrooms! He has grown into a fine feline with excellent taste in literature. See his picks below.

Bubble Gum Bison Needs a Bath (The Bison Family Series) By Scott Rothman, Pete Oswald (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Scott Rothman, Pete Oswald (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593702956
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House Studio - June 11th, 2024

Bubble Gum Bison will do just about anything to avoid taking a bath in this humorous picture book from the #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Pete Oswald.


The Rainbow Parade: A Celebration of LGBTQIA+ Identities and Allies By Shane Jordan, Rick Hendrix, Jieting Chen (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781464224188
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky - May 14th, 2024

Join the celebration at the Rainbow Parade and witness a heartwarming story of acceptance and friendship. In this joyful picture book, LGBTQ+ advocates Shane Jordan and Rick Hendrix take young readers on a colorful journey of self-expression and acceptance.


Perla The Mighty Dog By Isabel Allende, Sandy Rodriguez (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Isabel Allende, Sandy Rodriguez (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593623596
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Published: Philomel Books - May 28th, 2024

In the first children's book written by critically acclaimed, international literary superstar Isabel Allende, Perla, the mighty dog, teaches her human brother, Nico Rico, how to use his superpowers to stand up to a bully.


Leo and the Pink Marker By Mariyka Foster Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781682636909
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Peachtree - May 21st, 2024

It's fun to color outside the lines in this playful celebration of family, creativity, and the color pink!


Miguel Must Fight! By Jamie Ofelia, Sara Palacios (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jamie Ofelia, Sara Palacios (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316365093
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 30th, 2024

A charming Spanish language story about a young artist in a family of sword fighters, whose passions are put to the test when a dragon attacks his village.

Miguel was like a paintbrush in a family of steely swords ...

All his life, Miguel's familia told him he must fight!


Moo Hoo By Audrey Perrott, Ross Burach (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Audrey Perrott, Ross Burach (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338888881
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic Press - April 16th, 2024

Grab your tissues and meet Milton, a bawling bull who learns to embrace his tears and all his big feelings in this relatable read-aloud perfect for fans of Grumpy Monkey, The Day the Crayons Quit, and The Story of Ferdinand.

Milton has a wonderful life.

But he cries . . . A LOT.

He cries when he's sad.


The Boy Who Said Wow By Todd Boss, Rashin Kheiriyeh (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Todd Boss, Rashin Kheiriyeh (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534499713
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Beach Lane Books - April 2nd, 2024

Inspired by the beautiful true story of a nonverbal boy moved to speech at his first Mozart concert, this picture book is a testament to the power of art and the boundless joy it can bring.

When Grandfather comes to take his grandson to a concert, Ronan is quiet as they leave the house, quiet in the car, and quiet at the concert hall.


Bubbly Beautiful Kitty-Corn: A Picture Book By Shannon Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Shannon Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781419768774
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harry N. Abrams - March 26th, 2024

From New York Times bestselling Itty-Bitty Kitty-Corn creators Shannon Hale and LeUyen Pham comes Bubbly Beautiful Kitty-Corn—another heartwarming and hilarious Kitty and Unicorn picture book about big dreams, self-esteem, the enduring magic of true friendship . . . and mermaids!

Unicorn has a dream.


CROWNED: Magical Folk and Fairy Tales from the Diaspora By Kahran Bethencourt, Regis Bethencourt, Salamishah Tillet (Foreword by) Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781250281388
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: St. Martin's Press - May 23rd, 2023

*NAACP Image Award Winner for Outstanding Literary Work - Children*

*NEW YORK TIMES
BESTSELLER*


Viewfinder By Christine D.U. Chung, Salwa Majoka Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780735268753
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Tundra Books - February 13th, 2024

A young space traveler happens upon Earth in the future in this gorgeous wordless adventure for fans of Shaun Tan. A transportive graphic novel for ages 6 to 9, perfect for Earth Day.


The Teeny-Weeny Unicorn By Shawn Harris Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593571880
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - February 6th, 2024

Meet this pint-sized unicorn in this funny, modern fairy tale about perception and self-confidence from a Caldecott-Honor winning creator.


Today By Gabi Snyder, Stephanie Graegin (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Gabi Snyder, Stephanie Graegin (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665924856
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - January 30th, 2024

This welcoming and joyful picture book reminds us that every moment can hold many surprises and to look for the wonder in every day.

Today may seem long before leaving for a summer vacation or short during the time away. The moments that make up the day are filled with surprises, joy, fun, and memories.


Big (Caldecott Medal Winner & Coretta Scott King Honor Title) By Vashti Harrison Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780316353229
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 2nd, 2023

Winner of the Caldecott Medal!


When You Have to Wait By Melanie Conklin, Leah Hong (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Melanie Conklin, Leah Hong (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250816542
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Roaring Brook Press - January 9th, 2024

A mindful, gentle picture book about patience and learning to find beauty in the act of waiting.

Sometimes, you have to wait.

For the line at the public pool on a hot summer day.
For mom to come home after being away.

For your legs to grow just a bit longer to ride a new big kid bike.


Love Is My Favorite Color By Nina Laden, Melissa Castrillon (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Nina Laden, Melissa Castrillon (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665913096
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - January 2nd, 2024

A sparkling and tender picture book about all the things that are bright and loving in the world and fill our lives with joy.

From caring to hoping to peace to sharing, there are many ways to find joy in the everyday. Celebrate the things that make life wonderful and each day special. With stunning artwork, readers of all ages will find moments to treasure.


The Bookshop Mice By Robert Starling Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9798765608333
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Andersen Press - November 7th, 2023

Pirates, monkeys, galleons and treasure Isn't it amazing where books can take you?

Astrid is a bookshop mouse, but when she tells her new classmates about her astromouse mom and the incredible adventures she has with her dad, they don't believe her. Only a visit to The Book Nook will show them what they're missing


Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Sleigh! By Mo Willems Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781454952770
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Union Square Kids - September 5th, 2023

From #1 New York Times bestselling, award-winning author and illustrator Mo Willems comes a new holiday classic.


If I Were a Fish By Corook, Olivia Barton, Mike Curato (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Corook, Olivia Barton, Mike Curato (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250351722
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Feiwel & Friends - December 5th, 2023

From the creators of the viral hit song that is a joyous celebration about making the best of a very bad day comes If I Were a Fish - a gorgeously illustrated picture book explosion of positivity and love guaranteed to make you smile.


The Princess and the (Greedy) Pea By Leigh Hodgkinson, Leigh Hodgkinson (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536231328
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - December 5th, 2023

A gluttonous pea runs afoul of a very hungry princess in this playful cautionary tale inspired by a favorite cumulative rhyme and a classic fairy tale.

There was a green pea who swallowed a sprout. Without a doubt, a brussels sprout. Whats that about?


Elves Are the Worst! (The Worst! Series) By Alex Willan, Alex Willan (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Alex Willan, Alex Willan (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665921794
Availability: Not currently on our shelves, but easily available to be ordered
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - September 12th, 2023

Gilbert the Goblin infiltrates Santa’s workshop to prove that goblins are better workers than elves in the side-splitting latest installment in The Worst!


Books Make Good Friends By Jane Mount Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781797209654
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Chronicle Books - November 7th, 2023

This new picture book from beloved author-illustrator Jane Mount celebrates the avid reader, demonstrates how books make you better, and reassures anyone who has been anxious or uncertain about facing the real world.

Lotti isn’t sure she wants to make friends. She’s shy, and she doesn’t really know how.


Noodle Conquers Comfy Mountain (Noodle and Jonathan) By Jonathan Graziano, Dan Tavis (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jonathan Graziano, Dan Tavis (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665941679
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - November 7th, 2023

Noodle the pug embarks on a quest to climb comfy mountain in this sweet and entertaining sequel to the #1 New York Times bestselling picture book Noodle and the No Bones Day by the creator of the viral “Bones or No Bones” TikTok videos!

Noodle the pug loves his cozy donut bed, tucked away in his human, Jonathan’s, bedroom.


Hazel and the Spooky Season By Kyle Sullivan, Jess Mason (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kyle Sullivan, Jess Mason (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781948931465
Availability: Not currently on our shelves, but easily available to be ordered
Published: Hazy Dell Press - September 5th, 2023

2023 Northern Lights Book Award Winner
2023 Moonbeam Gold Award Winner (Best Holiday Book)
2023 Best Halloween Picture Books -- DadSuggests.com


All We Need Is Love and a Really Soft Pillow! By Peter H. Reynolds, Henry Rocket Reynolds, Peter H. Reynolds (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338572339
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Orchard Books - October 3rd, 2023

A tender and timeless tale about what truly matters: LOVE -- from creative visionary of The Word Collector, Happy Dreamer, and The Dot, #1 New York Times bestseller Peter H.


Not He or She, I'm Me By A. M. Wild, Kah Yangni (Illustrator) Cover Image
By A. M. Wild, Kah Yangni (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250818607
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - October 17th, 2023

A Stonewall Book Award Honor Book

"The warmth of everyday gender euphoria is burnished to brilliant radiance" (BCCB, starred review) in this joyous picture book about a day in the life of a non-binary child.


Scaredy Cats By Jeff Mack Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823452071
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Neal Porter Books - October 10th, 2023

When an adorable kitten receives a mysterious beribboned package, he’s pretty sure it’s a cake. But his two nervous friends have other ideas in this hilarious guessing game.

“Hey, bud. What’s in the box?”
“I don’t know. I think it’s a cake.”
“But what if it’s not a cake?”


If I Was a Horse By Sophie Blackall Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316510981
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - October 3rd, 2023

INSTANT NATIONAL BESTSELLER!​   ★ "Charming and whimsical visual surprises are found throughout the impeccably designed pages…An exquisite equine fantasy, this encourages imaginations to giddyup and run wild and free.”—Booklist, starred review
A gift for any child with an unbridled imagination, this bestseller from award-winning


Catside Up, Catside Down: A Book of Prepositions By Anna Hrachovec Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250841261
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Feiwel & Friends - September 26th, 2023

Filled with whimsical knitted cats, Anna Hrachovec's debut picture book Catside Up, Catside Down blends the silliness of cats with an early introduction to prepositions.

Catside up, catside down.
Cat on a turntable, spinning around!
Under a piano, over the moon,


A Very Cranky Book By Angela DiTerlizzi, Tony DiTerlizzi (Illustrator) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063206670
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Quill Tree Books - September 19th, 2023

The first picture book collaboration from bestselling husband-and-wife team Tony and Angela DiTerlizzi is the charmingly irreverent tale of a very cranky book . . . who might not be so cranky after all.

Are you ready to meet the world’s crankiest book?


Vlad, the Fabulous Vampire (The World of Gustavo) By Flavia Z. Drago, Flavia Z. Drago (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Flavia Z. Drago, Flavia Z. Drago (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536233322
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - September 12th, 2023

From the acclaimed author-illustrator of Gustavo, the Shy Ghost comes a charmingly spooky celebration of difference sure to resonate with parents and children alike.


Bluey: Sleepytime By Joe Brumm Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593659588
Availability: Not currently on our shelves, but easily available to be ordered
Published: Penguin Young Readers Licenses - September 5th, 2023

Come on a dream-filled adventure with Bluey and Bingo in this special picture book with fold-out pages! Based on the award-winning animated series Bluey, as seen on Disney+.

It’s sleepytime at the Heeler house! Bingo wants to do a Big Girl sleep. As she drifts away into a dreamy adventure with Flopsy, will Bingo make it through the night and wake up in her own bed?


I Will Read to You: A Story About Books, Bedtime, and Monsters By Gideon Sterer, Charles Santoso (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Gideon Sterer, Charles Santoso (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316592611
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - August 1st, 2023

A gentle blend of spooky and sweet, I Will Read to You is a unique rhyming bedtime tale about empathy, storytime...and monsters.

Once upon a time, there was a boy who loved stories—scary ones about skeletons and witches, giants and ghosts, vampires, dragons, mummies and goblins. But he wondered…do monsters have anyone to read to them?


Every Night at Midnight By Peter Cheong, Peter Cheong (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Peter Cheong, Peter Cheong (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665917384
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - August 8th, 2023

A little lone werewolf prowls the nights on his own until he finds friendship in the most unexpected of places in this whimsical and tender picture book in the spirit of Julie Fogliano’s My Best Friend.

Every night at midnight, Felix turns into a wolf. His hands and feet turn into velvety paws, his senses grow sharper, and he grows a long, furry tail.


Bruce and the Legend of Soggy Hollow (Mother Bruce Series) By Ryan T. Higgins Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781368059589
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Disney Hyperion - July 11th, 2023

Celebrate all things scary with #1 New York Times best-selling author Ryan T. Higgins's beloved Mother Bruce.

Bruce is a bear who does not like holidays, and he really doesn’t like Halloween. His family of mice and geese decides the only way to get Bruce excited about Halloween is to tell a scary story. 


The Great Banned-Books Bake Sale By Aya Khalil, Anait Semirdzhyan (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Aya Khalil, Anait Semirdzhyan (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9780884489672
Availability: Not currently on our shelves, but easily available to be ordered
Published: Tilbury House Publishers - August 1st, 2023

Kanzi, the immigrant girl of Aya Khalil and Anait Semirdzhyan’s bestselling picture book The Arabic Quilt, has come to feel welcome in her American school—that is, until an entire shelf of books about immigrant kids and kids of color suddenly disappears from the school library.


The Baddies By Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781339009063
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic Press - August 1st, 2023

From the creators of Room on the Broom and The Gruffalo, a perfect read-aloud tale of spooky, silly fun!

Oh no! The Baddies are coming! They’re the meanest and nastiest ghost, witch, and troll in all the land, and they just love being bad. When a little girl moves into a nearby cottage, the Baddies can’t wait to scare her out of her wits.


I Am a Dragon!: A Squabble & a Quibble By Sabina Hahn, Sabina Hahn (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sabina Hahn, Sabina Hahn (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063253995
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - July 18th, 2023

A grumpy dragon gets fired up when he is mistaken for a Very Large Frog in this laugh-out-loud picture book perfect for fans of Mo Willems and Jon Klassen!

A squad of frogs is excited when they spot a Very Big Frog in their pond. But when the creature says that he isn’t a frog, the frogs insist that he’s the one who is wrong.


The Red Jacket By Bob Holt, Bob Holt (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Bob Holt, Bob Holt (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063237605
Availability: Not currently on our shelves, but easily available to be ordered
Published: HarperCollins - July 4th, 2023

Perfect for fans of Jory John and Pete Oswald's The Bad Seed and Jon Klassen's I Want My Hat Back!

Bob loves his red jacket.

The red jacket makes him feel swanky cool.

The red jacket makes other seagulls notice him and even speak to him.


In the Night Garden By Carin Berger Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823449866
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Neal Porter Books - July 4th, 2023

A gentle, collage-illustrated bedtime read about the often mysterious and always beautiful experiences to be found in nighttime spaces.

In the night garden fireflies look like fallen stars.
Moonflowers unfurl and release their intoxicating perfume.

In the night garden you can lie
on the cool grass and look up to the


Same Love, Different Hug By Sarah Hovorka, Abbey Bryant (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sarah Hovorka, Abbey Bryant (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780358712817
Availability: Not currently on our shelves, but easily available to be ordered
Published: Clarion Books - June 13th, 2023

A sensitive and honest picture book that celebrates the different ways in which we can show each other affection.

We like hugs big or small,

squeeze-me-tight or feathery light.

Bear hugs, morning hugs, jump hugs, too.

Quiet, loud; they all feel right.

But . . .  


Penny & Pip By Candace Fleming, Eric Rohmann (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Candace Fleming, Eric Rohmann (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665913317
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - June 13th, 2023

A little girl finds a lost dinosaur baby roaming the halls of a museum and is determined to give it a home in this sweet and charming picture book.

Penny feels certain that something is following her down the hall as she walks with her class through the Natural History Museum. She looks—nothing. She looks again—still nothing.


The Good Hair Day: A Picture Book By Christian Trimmer, J Yang (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Christian Trimmer, J Yang (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419745881
Availability: Not currently on our shelves, but easily available to be ordered
Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - May 23rd, 2023

A boy dreams of long hair in this sweet story about self-expression and embracing our most authentic selves

Noah has a special day coming up, and he has a very long wish list.


I'm Not Scared: A Big Hedgehog and Little Hedgehog Adventure By Britta Teckentrup Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9783791375410
Availability: Not currently on our shelves, but easily available to be ordered
Published: Prestel Junior - May 9th, 2023

Filled with gorgeous, richly textured, and softly colored illustrations, this book about navigating childhood fears will help young readers understand that everyone gets scared no matter how big or little you are.


Have You Seen My Invisible Dinosaur? By Helen Yoon, Helen Yoon (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Helen Yoon, Helen Yoon (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536226256
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Candlewick - May 9th, 2023

The creator of Sheepish (Wolf Under Cover), Off-Limits, and I’m a Unicorn brings her original whimsy to the tale of a child’s special friend who goes missing after a bath—or does he?


Weather Together (Not Quite Narwhal and Friends) By Jessie Sima, Jessie Sima (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jessie Sima, Jessie Sima (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665916981
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - May 2nd, 2023

Nimbus learns how to weather her cloudy moods and accept help from her best friend, Kelp, in this charming and gently encouraging picture book companion to the New York Times bestselling Not Quite Narwhal and Perfectly Pegasus.

Nimbus has so much fun being Kelp’s friend! Their days are filled with games, sunshine, and a whole lot of rainbows.


Fish and Crab By Marianna Coppo Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781797204437
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Chronicle Books - March 14th, 2023

A humorous and clever picture book about the importance of sharing big feelings with someone you trust.

Fish and Crab are best friends, always there for each other. When it's time for bed, Crab is ready to go to sleep, but Fish is still wide awake, wondering: What is that noise—that ooh, ooh? What if aliens abduct us as we sleep? What if it rains frogs?


Kitty and Cat: Opposites Attract By Mirka Hokkanen, Mirka Hokkanen (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Mirka Hokkanen, Mirka Hokkanen (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536223675
Availability: Not currently on our shelves, but easily available to be ordered
Published: Candlewick - April 4th, 2023

Meet Kitty! Kitty wants to play! Meet Cat. Cat just wants to nap. Bold, whimsical artwork and plenty of humor engage little ones in a sly and stylish introduction to opposites.


Being a Cat: A Tail of Curiosity By Maria Gianferrari, Pete Oswald (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Maria Gianferrari, Pete Oswald (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063067929
Availability: Not currently on our shelves, but easily available to be ordered
Published: HarperCollins - April 4th, 2023

Be as curious as a cat with this irresistible companion to Being a Dog by beloved author Maria Gianferrari and #1 New York Times bestselling artist Pete Oswald.


Big Tree By Brian Selznick, Brian Selznick (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Brian Selznick, Brian Selznick (Illustrator)
$32.99
ISBN: 9781338180633
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic Press - April 4th, 2023

The fate of all life on Earth may depend on the bravery of two little seeds in this epic adventure from the #1 New York Times bestselling creator and Caldecott Medalist of The Invention of Hugo Cabret.

“The tale of the natural world is the greatest story we have to tell, and Brian delivers a brilliant chapter of that tale throughout the pages of Big Tree


The Knowing By Ani DiFranco, Julia Mathew (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ani DiFranco, Julia Mathew (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593383759
Availability: Not currently on our shelves, but easily available to be ordered
Published: Rise x Penguin Workshop - March 7th, 2023

From the Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter, political activist, and feminist icon comes a picture book with purpose, with heart, and with words that sing.


Adam and His Tuba By Ziga  X. Gombac, Maja Kastelic (Illustrator), Olivia Hellewell (Translated by) Cover Image
By Ziga X. Gombac, Maja Kastelic (Illustrator), Olivia Hellewell (Translated by)
$18.95
ISBN: 9780735844971
Availability: Backordered
Published: NorthSouth Books - February 28th, 2023

"Readers will be left screaming, 'Encore!'" –Kirkus Reviews

A playful book about finding your own path.

Everyone in the circus loves to perform - except for Adam, the youngest member of the Von Trapeze family.

Wherever Adam Von Trapeze’s family circus performs they inspire audiences with their breathtaking feats.


One Chicken Nugget By Tadgh Bentley, Tadgh Bentley (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tadgh Bentley, Tadgh Bentley (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062689825
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Balzer + Bray - March 7th, 2023

Inspired by the classic folktale "One Grain of Rice," One Chicken Nugget is a monstrously funny new picture book—with a mathematical twist!—from the author-illustrator of Little Penguin Gets the Hiccups.

Everybody knows monsters love chicken nuggets, but Frank loved them more than most.


The Night Frolic By Julie Berry, Jaime Zollars (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Julie Berry, Jaime Zollars (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316591836
Availability: Not currently on our shelves, but easily available to be ordered
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - February 28th, 2023

For readers who love The Night Gardener, The Antlered Ship, and Emily Winfield Martin’s Dream Animals, this mythological, Sendak-inspired romp to the top of the world and back home again is a bedtime classic-in-the-making.

Where do children go when they drift off to sleep?
 
They float on a warm nighttime breeze over fo


You Are a Story By Bob Raczka, Kristen Howdeshell (Illustrator), Kevin Howdeshell (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Bob Raczka, Kristen Howdeshell (Illustrator), Kevin Howdeshell (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823449149
Availability: Not currently on our shelves, but easily available to be ordered
Published: Neal Porter Books - February 21st, 2023

An empowering reflection on the many things we are and the ways we relate to the world.


Bad Kitty Does Not Like Valentine's Day By Nick Bruel Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781250749956
Availability: Not currently on our shelves, but easily available to be ordered
Published: Roaring Brook Press - November 8th, 2022

New York Times-bestselling author/illustrator Nick Bruel's naughty feline is back in the holiday adventure Bad Kitty Does Not Like Valentine's Day.

Kitty does not like Valentine's Day. Because no one has given Kitty a Valentine.
Maybe to get a Valentine, Kitty has to give a Valentine...But how?
It's not easy.


Once Upon a Book By Grace Lin, Kate Messner Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316541077
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - February 7th, 2023

A Kirkus Best Picture Book of 2023!
A Smithsonian Magazine Best Kids Books of 2023!

From Caldecott and Newbery Honoree Grace Lin and bestselling author Kate Messner comes a modern folktale about the joy of reading.


Once upon a time, there was a girl. She went to a place alive with colors, where even the morning dew was warm.&


This Little Kitty By Karen Obuhanych Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593435144
Availability: Not currently on our shelves, but easily available to be ordered
Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - January 31st, 2023

With a bold, graphic style and a bouncy, rhyming text, this picture book catches rascally kittens being their adorable (and mischievous!) selves from morning to nap to night.

This little kitty starts the day and meows, “Wake up! It’s time to play! All the little kitties get out of bed. Their bellies grumble—it’s time to be fed."


Sprout Branches Out By Jessika von Innerebner, Jessika von Innerebner (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250848789
Availability: Not currently on our shelves, but easily available to be ordered
Published: Roaring Brook Press - January 24th, 2023

Discover the unbe-leaf-ably adorable story of a young plant with mulch to learn in this feel-good tale perfect for fans of The Bad Seed and Grumpy Monkey.


Mister Kitty Is Lost! By Greg Pizzoli Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316056540
Availability: Not currently on our shelves, but easily available to be ordered
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - January 17th, 2023

Gibby's January 17th pick

Gibby hopes you're all staying warm and cozy during these chilly winter days, and reading lots of good books! 

This week, Gibby has picked out a book perfect for young humans who love interacting with their books, and searching for things on the page: Mister Kitty is Lost by Greg Pizzoli.


The Kindest Red: A Story of Hijab and Friendship (The Proudest Blue #2) By Ibtihaj Muhammad, S. K. Ali, Hatem Aly (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ibtihaj Muhammad, S. K. Ali, Hatem Aly (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780759555709
Availability: Not currently on our shelves, but easily available to be ordered
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - January 10th, 2023

Gibby's January 10th pick

Gibby's New Year's Resolution is to nap more, and cause slightly less chaos. He's got the napping part down, at least. 

Gibby's pick this week is the second in a picture book series that everyone at Gibson's adores. The Kindest Red by Ibtihaj Muhammad and S. K. Ali, illustrated by Hatem Aly, is the follow-up to staff favorite The Proudest Blue.  


Nubby By Dan Richards, Shanda McCloskey (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Dan Richards, Shanda McCloskey (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593381090
Availability: Not currently on our shelves, but easily available to be ordered
Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - January 3rd, 2023

Gibby's January 3rd pick

Happy New Year from Gibby! 

When Gibby loves a toy, he loves it hard, often resulting in that toy becoming threadbare and limp and a bit shredded. This week, Gibby recommends Nubby by  Dan Richards, illustrated by Shanda McCloskey, a story about a stuffed animal who is beloved, yet overworked. Gibby thinks you should get this for all of the young humans in your life with loveys that are barely recognizable from what they once looked like.


Good Night, Little Bookstore By Amy Cherrix, E. B. Goodale (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Amy Cherrix, E. B. Goodale (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536212518
Availability: Not currently on our shelves, but easily available to be ordered
Published: Candlewick - August 29th, 2022

Gibby's December 27th pick

If you've ever wanted a sweet little book that celebrates bookstores and cats and also feels like a bedtime story that you could read to a child or enjoy as an adult, then Gibby has the perfect recommendation for you this week: Good Night, Little Bookstore by Amy Cherrix, illustrated by E. B. Goodale. 

 

Gibby's September 13th pick

Gibby is at his very core a Bookstore Cat, which is why he is so delighted to recommend a brand new book this week called Goodnight, Little Bookstore by Amy Cherrix, illustrated by E.B. Goodale.


Sofia Valdez, Future Prez: A Picture Book (The Questioneers) By Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419737046
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harry N. Abrams - November 5th, 2019

Gibby's November 8th Pick

Happy Election Day! Gibby can't vote, but he hopes that if you can, you will! And take advantage of Gibson's Election Day Sale! 

In the spirit of Election Day, Gibby would like to recommend Sofia Valdez, Future Prez by Andrea Beaty, illustrated by David Roberts! 


The Sour Grape (The Food Group) By Jory John, Pete Oswald (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jory John, Pete Oswald (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063045415
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - November 1st, 2022

Gibby's November 1st Pick

Happy November! Gibby hopes you all had a fantastic Halloween. He dressed up as a little devil. No costume necessary. 

This week, Gibby is recommending a new book by Jory John from the "Food Group" series that includes The Bad SeedThe Good EggThe Cool Bean, and more. This one is called The Sour Grape


Maddie and Mabel Take the Lead: Book 2 By Kari Allen, Tatjana Mai-Wyss (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kari Allen, Tatjana Mai-Wyss (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781638940128
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Kind World Publishing - October 25th, 2022

Gibby's October 25th pick

Gibby loves our local authors, and he's especially excited to recommend a book that's officially out today called Maddie and Mabel Take the Lead, by friend of Gibson's Bookstore, Kari Allen! Happy Book Birthday, Kari! 


The Three Billy Goats Gruff By Mac Barnett, Jon Klassen (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Mac Barnett, Jon Klassen (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338673845
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Orchard Books - October 18th, 2022

Gibby's October 18th pick

Gibby continues to be an adorable little terror, which is probably why he is so excited to recommend The Three Billy Goats Gruff by Mac Barnett, illustrated by Jon Klassen. Gibby really relates to every single character in this retelling of a classic fairy tale. 


This Story Is Not About a Kitten By Randall de Sève, Carson Ellis (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Randall de Sève, Carson Ellis (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593374535
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House Studio - October 4th, 2022

Gibby's October 11th pick

Gibby, who was found abandoned in one of our bathrooms and rescued by Bookseller Jo, knows better than most how important things like community and compassion and generosity are. This week, our favorite feline is recommending a picture book that hits very close to home. 


This Joy! By Shelley Johannes Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419741821
Availability: Not currently on our shelves, but easily available to be ordered
Published: Harry N. Abrams - October 4th, 2022

Gibby's October 4th pick

Gibby's pick this week is a delightful little book for young humans called This Joy! by Shelley Johannes. We could all use more joy in our lives, right? 


The Underpants By Tammi Sauer, Joren Cull (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tammi Sauer, Joren Cull (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338740271
Availability: Not currently on our shelves, but easily available to be ordered
Published: Scholastic Press - October 4th, 2022

Gibby's September 27th pick

Is there anything funnier than animals in human clothes? Gibby doesn't think so. That's why this week he's recommending a book that comes out next Tuesday that Booksellers Jo and Ryan learned about at the NEIBA Fall Conference. It's called The Underpants by Tammi Sauer, illustrated by Joren Cull, and it's sure to delight young humans everywhere. (Bookseller Ryan's kiddos have been giggling about it for days, now). 


Books Aren't for Eating By Carlie Sorosiak, Manu Montoya (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Carlie Sorosiak, Manu Montoya (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536214963
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Walker Books US - September 20th, 2022

Gibby's September 20th pick

Gibby is...a bit of a terror. And we love him for it. This week, Gibby is recommending a book that has a title he's heard on more than one occasion from Bookseller Jo. It's called Books Aren't for Eating by Carlie Sorosiak, illustrated by Manu Montoya. 


Good Night, Little Bookstore By Amy Cherrix, E. B. Goodale (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Amy Cherrix, E. B. Goodale (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536212518
Availability: Not currently on our shelves, but easily available to be ordered
Published: Candlewick - August 29th, 2022

Gibby's December 27th pick

If you've ever wanted a sweet little book that celebrates bookstores and cats and also feels like a bedtime story that you could read to a child or enjoy as an adult, then Gibby has the perfect recommendation for you this week: Good Night, Little Bookstore by Amy Cherrix, illustrated by E. B. Goodale. 

 

Gibby's September 13th pick

Gibby is at his very core a Bookstore Cat, which is why he is so delighted to recommend a brand new book this week called Goodnight, Little Bookstore by Amy Cherrix, illustrated by E.B. Goodale.


The Crayons Trick or Treat By Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Drew Daywalt, Oliver Jeffers (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780593621028
Availability: Not currently on our shelves, but easily available to be ordered
Published: Philomel Books - September 6th, 2022

Gibby's September 6th pick

Gibby has decided that since the weather is cooling off and apparently Pumpkin Spice Lattes are back (he's not sure what those are, but thinks they smell nice), that it's time to start celebrating Halloween. What better way to kick off Halloween with the young humans than with a new book starring everyone's favorite crayons? The Crayons Trick or Treat by Drew Daywalt, illustrated by Oliver Jeffers, is the newest picture book in the series that started with The Day the Crayons Quit


Amari and the Great Game (Supernatural Investigations #2) By B. B. Alston Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062975195
Availability: Not currently on our shelves, but easily available to be ordered
Published: Balzer + Bray - August 30th, 2022

Gibby's August 30th pick

Gibby is a cat of impeccable taste, which is why you should trust him when he says you should all read Amari and the Night Brothers by B.B. Alston, as well as the sequel (out today!), Amari and the Great Game! If you like spies, quests, magic, and adventure, this series is for you! Described as Artemis Fowl meets Men in Black, this middle grade fantasy series is perfect for readers ages 9 and up! 


Parfait, Not Parfait! By Scott Rothman, Avery Monsen (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Scott Rothman, Avery Monsen (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250265814
Availability: Not currently on our shelves, but easily available to be ordered
Published: Roaring Brook Press - August 9th, 2022

Gibby's August 9th pick

Gibby wants to remind you that his human, Bookseller Jo, is the in-conversation partner for the virtual event with Mona Awad TONIGHT, Tuesday, August 9th at 7pm ET

Aside from promoting tonight's event , Gibby would also like to recommend a new book out today, Parfait, not Parfait! by Scott Rothman, illustrated by Avery Monsen. 


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All's Well: A Novel By Mona Awad Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781982169671
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: S&S/ Marysue Rucci Books - August 2nd, 2022

Gibby's August 2nd pick

Gibby wants to make sure you all know that his human, Bookseller Jo, is the in-conversation partner for the upcoming virtual event with Mona Awad on Tuesday, August 9th at 7pm ET


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I Am Amazing! By Alissa Holder, Zulekha Holder-Young, Nneka Myers (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593327326
Availability: Not currently on our shelves, but easily available to be ordered
Published: Flamingo Books - July 26th, 2022

Gibby's July 26th pick

All cats think they're amazing (and they are!) which is why Gibby is so drawn to this picture book, out today, I Am Amazing! by Alissa Holder and Zulekha Holder-Young, illustrated by Nneka Myers.


Berry Song (Caldecott Honor Book) By Michaela Goade Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316494175
Availability: Not currently on our shelves, but easily available to be ordered
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - July 19th, 2022

Gibby's July 19th pick

There's a book out today that Gibby loves, and not just because it's about food! It's called Berry Song by Michaela Goade, and it's a beautiful picture book about a child and their grandparent. 


Llama Rocks the Cradle of Chaos (A Llama Book #3) By Jonathan Stutzman, Heather Fox (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jonathan Stutzman, Heather Fox (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250776761
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - July 12th, 2022

Gibby's July 12th pick

Gibby likes to eat just about everything, so he is delighted to recommend the third picture book in the Llama series, Llama Rocks the Cradle of Chaos by Jonathan Stutzman and Heather Fox. The Llama books are laugh out loud funny - you can often tell when one of our booksellers is reading one, because their laughter can be heard all over the store - and they just keep getting funnier. Highly recommend for all of the young humans in your life. 


What Feelings Do When No One’s Looking By Tina Oziewicz, Aleksandra Zajac (Illustrator), Jennifer Croft (Translated by) Cover Image
By Tina Oziewicz, Aleksandra Zajac (Illustrator), Jennifer Croft (Translated by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781953861283
Availability: Not currently on our shelves, but easily available to be ordered
Published: Elsewhere Editions - July 5th, 2022

Gibby's July 5th pick

Gibby is excited to share with you all a picture book that's all about emotions! 

What Feelings Do When No One's Looking by Tina Oziewicz, illustrated by Aleksandra Zajac, translated by Jennifer Croft is perfect for young readers who are learning about their big feelings.


The Surprise By Zadie Smith, Nick Laird, Magenta Fox (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Zadie Smith, Nick Laird, Magenta Fox (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593525975
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - June 28th, 2022

Gibby's June 28th pick

Look at how tiny Gibby was! He has certainly grown into those paws (and clothes) now. 

This week Gibby would like to recommend a brand new picture book that celebrates the quiet power of being different: The Surprise by Zadie Smith, Nick Laird, and Magenta Fox.


The World Needs More Purple Schools (My Purple World) By Kristen Bell, Benjamin Hart, Daniel Wiseman (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593434901
Availability: Not currently on our shelves, but easily available to be ordered
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - June 21st, 2022

Gibby's June 21st pick

Gibby likes to cause all sorts of mischief whenever possible, so when he heard about a book that encouraged painting a whole school purple, he got very excited and wanted to tell you all about it. Of course that's not actually what this book is about, but we'll let him recommend it anyway because it's a great picture book. 

Gibby's staff pick this week is The World Needs More Purple Schools by Kristen Bell & Benjamin Hart, illustrated by Daniel Wiseman. This is the follow up to The World Needs More Purple People

 


Noodle and the No Bones Day (Noodle and Jonathan) By Jonathan Graziano, Dan Tavis (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jonathan Graziano, Dan Tavis (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781665927109
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - June 7th, 2022

Gibby's June 7th pick

Gibby would like to recommend a very special book, out today, called Noodle and the No Bones Day by Jonathan Graziano. Gibby has yet to choose to have a "No Bones Day", but perhaps someday in the future he might. Bookseller Jo would certainly appreciate it. 


Queer Ducks (and Other Animals): The Natural World of Animal Sexuality By Eliot Schrefer, Jules Zuckerberg (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Eliot Schrefer, Jules Zuckerberg (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780063069503
Availability: Not currently on our shelves, but easily available to be ordered
Published: Katherine Tegen Books - June 6th, 2023

Gibby's May 24th pick

It's almost Pride Month, and Gibby really wants to share a book that just came out today that he thinks everyone should read. 

It's called Queer Ducks (And Other Animals) by Eliot Schrefer and it is delightful and educational.  


Pete the Cat Goes Camping (I Can Read Level 1) By James Dean, James Dean (Illustrator), Kimberly Dean Cover Image
By James Dean, James Dean (Illustrator), Kimberly Dean
$5.99
ISBN: 9780062675293
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - September 4th, 2018

Gibby's April 26th pick

Bookseller Jo took Gibby on an outside adventure last week and he didn't hate it! He might have even enjoyed it!

To celebrate, Gibby encourages all of his young human friends to read a book about another cool cat who goes on an outside adventure: Pete the Cat Goes Camping by James Dean. 


Endlessly Ever After: Pick YOUR Path to Countless Fairy Tale Endings! By Laurel Snyder, Dan Santat (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Laurel Snyder, Dan Santat (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781452144825
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Chronicle Books - April 19th, 2022

Gibby's April 26th pick

It's a chilly, rainy day and we wish we could curl up in a warm, cozy little nest like Gibby. What a lucky cat. 

Gibby has discovered "Choose Your Own Adventure" style books, and this week he's delighted to recommend a new one for young humans, Endlessly Ever After by Laurel Snyder and Dan Santat! 

"This funny, original choose-your-path picture book of fractured fairy tales will charm any young fan of the genre, putting the power of storytelling right in the reader's hands!

"Grab your basket and your coat. Put on some walking shoes.
Turn the page and begin: Which story will you choose?"


Cat Kid Comic Club: On Purpose: A Graphic Novel (Cat Kid Comic Club #3): From the Creator of Dog Man By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338801941
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Graphix - April 12th, 2022

Gibby's April 12th pick

Gibby's Staff Pick this week is none other than the new Cat Kid Comic Club: On Purpose by Dav Pilkey.

"The Cat Kid Comic Club is deep in discovery in the newest graphic novel in the hilarious and heartwarming worldwide bestselling series by Dav Pilkey, the author and illustrator of Dog Man."


In Praise of Good Bookstores By Jeff Deutsch Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780691207766
Availability: Not currently on our shelves, but easily available to be ordered
Published: Princeton University Press - April 5th, 2022

Gibby's April 5th pick

 

Gibby's Staff Pick this week is In Praise of Good Bookstores by Jeff Deutsch. Gibby, as all of us, loves a good bookstore. (He's rather partial to one in particular, of course). 

"From a devoted reader and lifelong bookseller, an eloquent and charming reflection on the singular importance of bookstores." 


Perfectly Pegasus (Not Quite Narwhal and Friends) By Jessie Sima, Jessie Sima (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jessie Sima, Jessie Sima (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534497177
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - March 29th, 2022

Gibby's March 29th pick

There's a new book out this week that Gibby is very excited about! Perfectly Pegusus is a story about a lonely pegasus named Nimbus who learns about friendship with the help of Kelp, the unicorn from Not Quite Narwhal! This companion story is sweet and wholesome and a must-have for everyone who's ever needed a friend.


Cats & Books By Universe Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780789341181
Availability: Not currently in our store; place a special order
Published: Universe - March 15th, 2022

Gibby's March 22nd pick

This week, Gibby wants to recommend a book called Cats & Books, which features photos of cats with books, and short bios about each feline.

Take, for example, Layla Wobbles, Plague Cat, Princess of Darkness, from West Yorkshire, EnglandShe moves around so much when she's dreaming, she once flew up into the air and flipped over and still didn't wake up. 

Get this book for the people in your life who think that every bookstore should have its own feline friend. 


Baby Raccoon: Finger Puppet Book (Baby Animal Finger Puppets #21) By Chronicle Books, Yu-Hsuan Huang (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Chronicle Books, Yu-Hsuan Huang (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781452170800
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Chronicle Books - August 25th, 2020

Gibby's March 15th pick

It will shock absolutely no one that Gibby continues to be full of mischief and mayhem. His recent favorite pasttime is knocking over the trashcan and pretending to be a raccoon as he skitters the trash all over Bookseller Jo's kitchen.

Therefore, this week Gibby's Staff Pick is one of our Finger Puppet Books: Baby Raccoon.


Mouse Seasons By Leo Lionni Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593374757
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - February 22nd, 2022

Gibby's March 8th pick

Gibby loves mice, although mice do not love Gibby (for very good reasons). This week he's recommending Mouse Seasons by Leo Lionni. 


The Aquanaut: A Graphic Novel By Dan Santat, Dan Santat (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Dan Santat, Dan Santat (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780545497619
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Graphix - March 1st, 2022

Gibby's March 1st pick

Gibby is apparently celebrating Mardi Gras this year by clawing open a giant plastic jug of water,  spilling it all over Jo's kitchen floor, which he then rolled in before going to wake up Jo. Nice, Gibby. 
Mischievous Gibby is all about water this week, and therefore recommends The Aquanaut by Dan Santat. 


The White House Cat By Cylin Busby, Neely Daggett (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Cylin Busby, Neely Daggett (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780063138865
Availability: Not currently in our store; place a special order
Published: Balzer + Bray - February 15th, 2022

Gibby's February 22nd pick

Gibby spent his President's Day reading a new book called The White House Cat by Cylin Busby. 


The Shy Little Kitten's Valentine's Day By Andrea Posner-Sanchez, Sue DiCicco (Illustrator) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9781984850096
Availability: Not currently on our shelves, but easily available to be ordered
Published: Golden Books - December 15th, 2020

Gibby's February 15th pick

Gibby hopes that you all had a nice Valentine's Day, and he wants to dedicate this book to you all: The Shy Little Kitten's Valentine's Day by Andrea Posner-Sanchez.


The Complete Maus: A Survivor's Tale (Pantheon Graphic Library) By Art Spiegelman Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780679406419
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Pantheon - November 19th, 1996

Gibby's February 8th pick

Gibby doesn't usually watch the news, but he's heard a lot of people talking about a graphic novel called Maus recently (which obviously piqued his interest, as a cat), and he wants you all to know that we do in fact have The Complete Maus: A Survivor's Tale back in stock for everyone. 


New Kid: A Newbery Award Winner By Jerry Craft, Jerry Craft (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jerry Craft, Jerry Craft (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062691194
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Quill Tree Books - February 5th, 2019

Gibby's February 1st pick

Friend of the store, Sam Wright, created a few incredible illustrations of Gibby and we had to share! Look at how cute he is! Keep an eye out for some Gibby Merchandise in the future! 

Since Gibby has become illustrated, he wanted to recommend a graphic novel this week! 

New Kid by Jerry Craft is the winner of the Newbery Medal, Coretta Scott King Author Award, and Kirkus Prize for Young Readers’ Literature! 

Perfect for fans of Raina Telgemeier and Gene Luen Yang, New Kid is a timely, honest graphic novel about starting over at a new school where diversity is low and the struggle to fit in is real.