Picture book sequels hitting shelves this month include the further adventures of a young bunny and his mama; a celebration of brotherhood in the great outdoors; a letter-writing dog’s quest to find a forever home for a stray kitten; a comical debate over an object’s identity; and more.
Bunny Business (Mama’s Day at Work)
When the bunnysitter is sick and Papa and the neighbors are away, Bunny gets to accompany Mama to work. But when Bunny gets hungry, he’ll have to get creative in this sequel to Bunny’s Staycation (Mama’s Business Trip).
Charlie & Mouse Outdoors
This fourth book in the Charlie & Mouse early reader series follows the two brothers on a family camping trip, where the two tell stories, spot wildlife, and roast marshmallows.
The City Girls
Sixteen girls of varying skin tones and hairstyles traipse around the city in this rhyming picture book, a companion to The Nature Girls and The Weather Girls.
I Believe I Can
From the team behind I Am Enough comes this rhythmic companion picture book, which celebrates the capabilities of children from all walks of life.
I Found a Kitty!
This sequel to the epistolary picture book Can I Be Your Dog? features the return of Arfy the dog, who has found his forever home and would like to help a stray kitten named Scamper do the same.
Tiny T. Rex and the Very Dark Dark
Tiny T. Rex and his friend Pointy are planning their first backyard campout in this sequel to Tiny T. Rex and the Impossible Hug. But will the duo be able to execute a plan to protect them from the very dark dark?
Bonaparte Plays Ball
In the sequel to Bonaparte Falls Apart, the eponymous young skeleton and his monstrous friends, including Franky Stein, Mummicula, and Zombie, return. The aptly named Little Monsters go up against the Mighty Aliens in a game of baseball. When it comes time for Bonaparte to go to bat, he’ll have to find his strength if he wants to carry his team to victory.
Chick and Brain: Egg or Eyeball?
Following her Geisel Honor Book Chick and Brain: Smell My Foot, Bell returns with a new adventure in which Chick and Brain argue over whether a found white oval object is an egg, as Chick and Spot believe, or an eyeball, which Brain adamantly maintains.
Elmore and Pinky
The follow-up to Hobbie’s 2018 picture book Elmore finds the lovable porcupine searching for a best friend. His uncle tells him “it just happens,” but, as Elmore confides to Pinky the skunk, he’s not sure where his best friend could be.