Our Love Grows book
#1
Our Love Grows
Written and illustrated by Anna Pignataro
picture book
Recommend Ages: 4-8

In the deep green forest, Pip asked, "Mama, when will I be big?" Pip is an adorable, roly-poly little panda who sees the world changing and growing. But Pip is feeling a bit left behind. Luckily Mama is there to show playful and curious Pip that, like the trees in the forest and the stars in the sky, he's growing and changing too. And no matter how much Pip grows, the one thing that will never change is how much Mama loves him!

Starry Safari book
#2
Starry Safari
Written by Linda Ashman and illustrated by Jeff Mack
picture book
Recommend Ages: 2-5

Bedtime becomes a jungle safari until the Big Safari Ranger brings it to a halt.

Here Is the African Savanna book
#3
Here Is the African Savanna
Written by Madeleine Dunphy and illustrated by Tom Leonard
picture book
Recommend Ages: 3-8

Cumulative text describes the interdependence among the plants and animals of an African savanna.

Over in the Grasslands book
#4
Over in the Grasslands
Written by Marianne Berkes and illustrated by Jill Dubin
picture book
Recommend Ages: 3-6

The African grasslands teem with classic animals. Children will "stalk" like lions, "squirt" like elephants, and "slurp" like giraffes! Plus they will count to ten and sing along to the classic tune of "Over in the Meadow" while learning about the animals of the African grasslands.

Way Far Away on a Wild Safari book
#5
Way Far Away on a Wild Safari
Written by Jan Peck and illustrated by Valeria Petrone
picture book
Recommend Ages: 3-8

Grab your binoculars and follow me. Let's travel far away on a wild safari. There are lots of fun trails! Many sights to see! As we hike, hike, hike, on this wild safari.

Flip Flap Safari book
#6
Flip Flap Safari
Written by Nosy Crow and illustrated by Alex Scheffler
picture book
Recommend Ages: 3-7

What do you get if you cross an elephant with a lion? Why, an elephon. And a zebra with a crocodile? A zebodile, of course! A very silly but absolutely compelling book that will charm the whole family. What do you get if you cross an elephant with a lion? Why, an elephon. And a zebra with a crocodile? A zebodile, of course! A very silly but absolutely compelling book that will charm the whole family.

National Geographic Readers: Safari book
#7
National Geographic Readers: Safari
Written by Gail Tuchman
picture book
Recommend Ages: 2-5

Young readers are invited along on an African safari where they can see elephants spraying, lions playing, and hippos soaking.

Let's Explore... Safari book
#8
Let's Explore... Safari
Written and illustrated by Lonely Planet Kids
picture book
Recommend Ages: 6-8

In Let's Explore Safari, things are about to get really wild! Join your guides on a jeep safari in Africa, and keep your eyes peeled for some incredible animals. Spot the big five, discover who's drinking at the waterhole, find out about some true animal superheroes and loads more. An African adventure awaits. Let's explore!

Safari, So Good! book
#9
Safari, So Good!
Written by Bonnie Worth and illustrated by Aristides Ruiz, Joe Mathieu
picture book
Recommend Ages: 4-8

Visiting Africa with the Cat in the Hat, Nick and Sally meet an amazing variety of animals including giant cats, elephants and giraffes while learning an array of interesting facts. TV tie-in.

The Ugly Five book
#10
The Ugly Five
Written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler
picture book
Recommend Ages: 4-8

A charming new picture book from the bestselling creators of The Gruffalo and Room on the Broom! Who's that singing on the savannah? It's the top-five ugly animals in Africa! The wildebeest warthog vulture hyena and marabou stork swagger proudly across the savannah rejoicing in their ugliness - and delighting their babies who think they're perfect just the way they are. Inspired by the real-life Ugly Five safari animals Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's brand-new picture book is a jubilant celebration of animals who are often rather unloved. The funny heart-warming rhyme is a joy to read aloud while bold comical illustrations bring the savannah spectacularly to life.

Dinosaur vs. Bedtime book
#11
Dinosaur vs. Bedtime
Written and illustrated by Bob Shea
picture book
Recommend Ages: 3-5

Roaaaar! Roaar! Nothing can stop me! Nothing can stop little dinosaur—not talking grownups, spaghetti, or even bath time. But what happens when he faces the biggest challenge of all...bedtime? With spare text and irresistible dinosaur roaaars, little dinosaurs will be begging for this book to be read again and again. The sturdy board book format is ideal for strong-minded toddlers.

My Thumb book
#12
My Thumb
Written by Karen Hesse and illustrated by Rich Deas
picture book
Recommend Ages: 2-4

I love my thumb, I truly do, it tastes of pears and carrot stew. It's like a hug, an "I love you." My mom hoped in a year or two there'd be some things that I outgrew, and some I have, but never you. Kids who suck their thumbs know there's nothing better. NOTHING! Here is a fun picture book ode to the thumb by Newbery Medalist Karen Hesse, with art by Feiwel and Friends Creative Director Rich Deas.

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