Optimism, joy, enthusiasm, imagination, passion are all things we can hope and wish to bring into the New Year with us. Browse our selection of wishful new year picture book titles to get 2023 started with your family!
Willems, Mo, author
A series of events, some seemingly very insignificant, lead to a young girl attending a life-changing concert.
Murphy, Frank, 1966- author
"There's nothing in the world like a wonderful friend. Friends are there to laugh with you and ready with a hug when you need one. Adventure friends and study friends. There are forever friends and brand new friends. In this book, celebrate ALL the marvelous ways to be a friend!"-- Provided by publisher.
Jeffers, Oliver, author, illustrator
Sanna, Francesca, author, illustrator
DiTerlizzi, Angela, author.
Illustrations and simple, rhyming text encourage the reader to add glitter to everything in sight, until even what should really sparkle is obscured.
Spires, Ashley, 1978- author, illustrator
In pictures and rhyming text, this verse reassures the reader that life's familiar things, such as stars that shine and sleeping kittens, will continue as they always have.
Matheson, Christie, author, illustrator
Yamada, Kobi, author
This is the story of one brilliant idea and the child who helps to bring it into the world. As the child's confidence grows, so does the idea itself. And then, one day, something amazing happens.
Maclear, Kyo, 1970- author
Woodson, Jacqueline, author
"By heeding their wise grandmother's advice, a brother and sister discover the ability to lift themselves up and imagine a better world."-- Provided by publisher.