You’ve seen our new picture books, middle grade, and YA coming in Spring 2021, and now it’s time to introduce our wonderful list of picture books that are returning to Peachtree in paperback! Be sure to check out these new old favorites, and let us know which books you’re most excited to read.
With beautifully detailed illustrations, About Marine Mammals tells children what is essential for understanding and appreciating marine mammals. An afterword, which includes a glossary and recommended books and websites, provides further detail for children and their parents about a wide variety of marine mammals. Former teacher Cathryn Sill and noted wildlife illustrator John Sill, use clear, informative text and illustrations to explain to children what marine mammals are, what they do, and how they live.
Now in Spanish, this beginner’s guide offers a first glimpse into the natural world of amphibians. Cathryn and John Sill, the award-winning author and illustrator team that created the About… series, once again introduce young learners to an important group of animals and the habitats where they live. Beautifully detailed, realistic paintings illuminate a variety of amphibians (from frogs and toads to salamanders and more), and an afterword provides details on the animals featured, inspiring readers to learn more.
Now in Spanish, Sobre los reptiles is a first glimpse into the world of reptiles, explaining the basic characteristics that all reptiles share, while offering a look at the animals that fall into this diverse category, including ever-popular lizards, snakes, and turtles. An afterword provides more detail on each animal to inspire further learning. Part of the award-winning About… series and ideal for casual exploration as well as for early childhood and elementary science and animal life units.
Extraordinary hen P. Zonka spends her time taking in the beauty around her: the shiny green of the grass, the buttery yellow of the dandelions, the deep blue of the sky. The other hens can’t understand why she never lays eggs like they do―they think she’s just plain lazy. But when P. Zonka finally decides to give egg-laying a try, the other chickens are in for a spectacular surprise! Award-winning author and illustrator Julie Paschkis is sure to delight readers with this lovely story, inspired by the Ukrainian tradition of pysanky, about enriching the imagination and appreciating the beauty of the world.
Rapunzel lives all alone in a tall, dark tower. Under the threat of a witch’s fearsome curse, the poor girl seems doomed to a life in captivity. But is Rapunzel frightened? Oh no, not she! Rapunzel has a few tricks (and friends) up her sleeve and she’s not afraid to use them. With irreverent humor and striking illustrations, author-illustrator Bethan Woollvin, creator of Little Red and Bo the Brave, puts a brave, female-empowerment twist on the classic story of a helpless damsel in distress.
Rodeo Red and her hound dog Rusty are happier than two buttons on a new shirt—until Sideswiping Slim shows up. Red is sure that anyone who hollers that much will be hauled to the edge of town and told to skedaddle, but her parents seem smitten with the new addition to the family. When that scallywag sets his eye on Rusty, Rodeo Red had better figure out a way to save her best friend in the whole world. Can a cowgirl make a bargain with a varmint A rip-roaring sibling story from Maripat Perkins and illustrated by Caldecott Honor winner Molly Idle.
There’s nothing to do on a rainy day – or so Ally thinks. But Mama says she’s seen something amazing, so despite Ally’s misgivings, she sets out on an adventure with her mother and grandmother. On her journey, she sees all sorts of things: dripping awnings, wet cardboard, splashing cars…but also earthworms, storm drain geysers, and oil slick patterns. And then they turn the corner, just in time to see a big crowd. What’s happening? Lyrical text from Sandra Markle and stunning paintings from Thomas Gonzalez tell the story of a remarkable, natural occurrence in an urban setting. An engaging story of anticipation, curiosity, investigation, and discovery.