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Up to Seven, 2016 List

It's Only Stanley
Jon
Agee
Penguin (Dial/Random House)
9780803739079
$17.99
2015

 Stanley the beagle keeps his family awake at night with his noisy tinkering. The cartoon style illustrations and hilarious conclusion makes this silly picture book an experience the whole family will enjoy.

fire engine no 9
Mike
Austin
Penguin (Random House)
9780553510959
$16.99
2015

 Firefighters jump into Fire Engine No. 9 and race to battle a blaze. Dynamic words, bold text and vibrant illustrations convey action, energy and danger.

Jessixa
Bagley
Macmillan (Neal Porter/Roaring Brook)
9781626720398
$17.99
2015

 The boats that Buckley sends out to sea for his Papa reach someone else who loves Buckley, too.

The Skunk
Mac
Barnett
Patrick McDonnell
Macmillan (Roaring Brook)
9781596439665
$17.99
2015

 What is a man to do when a skunk appears on his doorstep? Follow the man’s journey as he escapes the skunk’s clutches only to search for him once again.

Mac
Barnett
Christian Robinson
Chronicle
9781452131566
$16.99
2015

 When Leo the ghost has to leave the house of his long-ago childhood behind he makes a new friend in the city.

Cover of: The Power of Henry's Imagination
Skye
Byrne
Nic George
Abrams
9781481406260
$22.99
2015

 After Henry’s stuffed rabbit disappears, his grandfather suggests pretending it’s still there. Clothespin crocodiles, saltshaker snow, and sparkling gem collages contrast with outlined characters on butcher paper as Henry’s imagination learns to see.

Siblings on a staircase with toys and a jellybean
Lauren
Child
Candlewick
9780763678104
$17.99
2015

 Elmore Green's idyllic life as an only child changes overnight when the new small person arrives. The child's perspective is perfectly captured with expressive, child centered illustrations and large, flowing text.

Matt
De La Peña
Christian Robinson
Penguin (Putnam)
9780399257742
$16.99
2015

 CJ’s Sunday afternoon—accompanying his grandmother through the city to serve at a soup kitchen—turns to happiness when he sees beauty through his Nana’s eyes.

Mr. Postmouse's Rounds
Marianne
Dubuc
Kids Can Press
9781771385725
$14.64
2015

Readers follow a "post-mouse" through his daily deliveries to a variety of animals (real and imaginary), each with its own unique home and habitat shown in highly detailed illustrations.