Pickles, Please!: A Dilly of a Book by Andy Myer (2011)

If you ask a kid what their favorite snack is, most will say pizza, cupcakes, or ice cream. But not Alec Smart—he loves pickles! None of his friends at school understand his taste for pickled treats, nor do his parents. However, one day, just when Alec is pondering how lonely it is to be the only … Continued

Anansi and the Talking Melon by Eric A. Kimmel (1994)

When Anansi the Spider gets stuck in a melon, he decides to pass his time by doing what he’s best at—tricking the other animals around him.   When his melon begins talking, Elephant is so impressed he decides to take it to show the king.  But Anansi can’t resist the opportunity to make jokes at … Continued

Blueberry Cake by Sarah Dillard (2021)

There’s nothing Little Bear loves more than delicious, delectable blueberries. And one of the very best ways to eat blueberries is in Mama’s sweet, scrumptious blueberry cake. But when Little Bear goes to pick berries so Mama can fix him a treat, he can’t resist eating them all! Can Little Bear figure out how to … Continued

Carrot and Pea: An Unlikely Friendship by Morag Hood (2017)

Colin is tall. He’s orange. He’s a carrot! He’s nothing like Lee, a round green pea. He can’t do any of the things Lee and his pea pals can do. How can Colin and Lee ever be friends? A charming celebration of embracing differences and standing out in a crowd.

Just Enough Carrots by Stuart J. Murphy (1997)

Just Enough Carrots teaches kids to compare quantities. Before learning to add or subtract, kids need to master the concepts of fewer, more, and the same. Just Enough Carrots is the perfect introduction to comparisons for pre-K and kindergarteners.

The Popcorn Book By: Tomie dePaola(2018)

Tony likes to cook. Tiny likes to read. And both twins like to eat . . . POPCORN! So while Tiny cooks it, Tony reads about it: what popcorn is, how it’s stored and prepared, legends and stories about it, and its history in Europe and North America.