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  • Barbie in the Nutcracker

    Barbie in the Nutcracker2001

    (53)

    Summary: Barbie stars in the story of the popular ballet in which a little girl's love for the Nutcracker brings him to life.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES BARBIE

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The pirate princess

    The pirate princess2012

    by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen

    (285)

    Summary: Tired of the royal life, Princess Bea boards a pirate ship and sets out for adventure on the high seas but soon finds she is not good at swabbing decks, cooking in the galley, or keeping watch from the crow's nest.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES BARDHAN-QUALLEN

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The princess and the pony

    The princess and the pony2015

    by Kate Beaton

    (4,999)

    Summary: Princess Pinecone would like a real war horse for her birthday, instead of which she gets a plump, cute pony -- but sometimes cuteness can be a kind of weapon, especially in a fight with dodgeballs and spitballs and hairballs and squareballs.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES BEATON

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Thelma the unicorn

    Thelma the unicorn2017

    by Aaron Blabey , illustrator

    Summary: Thelma the pony wants to be a unicorn -- but when her wish comes true she discovers that there is a downside to fame, and realizes that she was happier at home with her friend.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES BLABEY

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • That's what leprechauns do

    That's what leprechauns do2005

    by Eve Bunting

    (474)

    Summary: When leprechauns Ari, Boo, and Col need to place the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, they cannot help getting into mischief along the way.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES BUNTING

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Princess Peepers picks a pet

    Princess Peepers picks a pet2011

    by Pam Calvert

    (138)

    Summary: When Princess Peepers loses her glasses, she mistakes a dragon for a unicorn and enters it in the pet show at the Royal Academy for Perfect Princesses.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES CALVERT

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The frog princess

    The frog princess1995

    by Laura Cecil

    (4)

    Summary: Forced to marry an ugly frog, the youngest son of the queen is astounded to learn that the frog is really a beautiful princess.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES CECIL

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The dragon and the unicorn

    The dragon and the unicorn1995

    by Lynne Cherry , illustrator

    (253)

    Summary: Valerio the dragon and Allegra the unicorn are driven into hiding when humans begin to destroy the natural beauty of their land, but they receive hope when they befriend the daughter of the man responsible.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES CHERRY

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The princess and the pea in miniature : after the fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen

    The princess and the pea in miniature : after the fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen2006

    by Lauren Child adapter

    (3,268)

    Summary: Real princesses do not grow on trees. You just have to wait for one to come to you. And if one does, just to be sure, make her a bed of twelve feather mattresses, and underneath those twelve feather...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES CHILD

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The curvy tree

    The curvy tree2015

    by Chris Colfer

    Series: Land Of Stories (Picture Books)

    (1,928)

    Summary: A friendless girl who is teased for being different runs away from her village in tears and finds herself having a conversation with a very unusual tree, who tells a story of how his differences not...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES COLFER

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Trollbella throws a party

    Trollbella throws a party2017

    by Chris Colfer

    Series: Land Of Stories (Picture Books)

    (834)

    Summary: Trollbella, a young queen, throws herself the most wonderful birthday party imaginable, but does not begin to enjoy it until she hears a laugh coming from the Ferris wheel.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES COLFER

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The pirates are coming!

    The pirates are coming!2020

    by John Condon

    Summary: Tom is on the lookout for pirates! But every time he sees a ship, it turns out to be a false alarm. Everyone is fed up with Tom's warnings. So what will happen when the pirates really do arrive?

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES CONDON

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The llamacorn is kind

    The llamacorn is kind2019

    by Kate Coombs

    (53)

    Summary: Llamacorn land is filled with special creatures. Meet the well-known and beautiful Unicorn, the clumsy Buffalocorn, a big, blue Walruscorn, the fearsome Tigercorn, and more in this playful introduction to the land of the Llamacorn.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES COOMBS

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • King Alice

    King Alice2018

    by Matthew Cordell

    (623)

    Summary: A young girl wakes her father by informing him that she is King Alice, then draws him and other family members into her imaginative activities, from writing a book to a sleepover with fairies.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES CORDELL

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • King Midas and the golden touch

    King Midas and the golden touch1999

    by Charlotte Craft

    (2,847)

    Summary: A king finds himself bitterly regretting the consequences of his wish that everything he touches would turn to gold.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES CRAFT

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Bloom

    Bloom2016

    by Doreen Cronin , illustrator

    (1,139)

    Summary: When the glass kingdom begins cracking, the king and queen fail in their quest to get help from the fairy Bloom, who can work great magic but was banished because of her muddy boots and messiness, so...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES CRONIN

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Princess Bess gets dressed

    Princess Bess gets dressed2009

    by Margery Cuyler

    (159)

    Summary: A fashionably dressed princess reveals her favorite clothes at the end of a busy day.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES CUYLER

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Night Knight

    Night Knight2012

    by Owen Davey , illustrator

    (401)

    Summary: Riding through the forest to reach his bedroom, a little knight battles crocodiles to brush his teeth and climbs a tall tower to get into his bed before settling down to sleep.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES DAVEY

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The library dragon

    The library dragon1994

    by Carmen Agra Deedy

    (2,027)

    Summary: When Sunrise Elementary advertised for a thick-skinned librarian with a burning love of books, Miss Lotta Scales knew she was perfect for the job. Who could guard books better than a real dragon?

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES DEEDY

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Cinderelephant

    Cinderelephant2013

    by Emma Dodd

    (366)

    Summary: A lonely elephant mistreated by her warthog cousins charms Prince Trunky with the help of a furry godmouse.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES DODD

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The cook and the king

    The cook and the king2019

    by Julia Donaldson

    (483)

    Summary: A hungry but finicky king wants Wobbly Bob as his new cook, but must pitch in to do everything the cook is afraid to do, from fishing to frying.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES DONALDSON

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • You don't want a dragon!

    You don't want a dragon!2020

    by Ame Dyckman

    (271)

    Summary: A boy is thrilled to have a dragon of his own, but quickly discovers that dragons are not appropriate pets.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES DYCKMAN

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • We'll always have each other

    We'll always have each other2019

    Summary: Princess Anna and Olaf in fall.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES FROZEN

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Behold-- the unicorns!

    Behold-- the unicorns!2002

    by Gail Gibbons , illustrator

    (76)

    Summary: For centuries people believed in unicorns, legendary creatures that were said to have magical powers. Today these one-horned creatures still have a special power -- the power to capture our...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES GIBBONS

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Dragon's extraordinary egg

    Dragon's extraordinary egg2014

    by Debi Gliori , illustrator

    (536)

    Summary: A dragon finds an abandoned egg and lovingly raises the hatchling as her own. Little One is very different from the baby dragons, and when disaster strikes it is the small, feathered hatchling that saves the day.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES GLIORI

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The Underhills : a Tooth Fairy story

    The Underhills : a Tooth Fairy story2019

    by Bob Graham

    (49)

    Summary: With their parents off on an urgent molar pickup, tooth fairy sisters April and Esme are ready for a cozy overnight at Grandma and Grandpa's teapot house by the airport fence. But when a...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES GRAHAM

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The very smart pea and the princess-to-be

    The very smart pea and the princess-to-be2003

    by Mini Grey , illustrator

    (524)

    Summary: The pea gives its own version of what happened in the fairy tale, "The Princess and the Pea," from the time of its birth in the Palace Garden until it helps arrange a royal marriage.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES GREY

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Princesses save the world

    Princesses save the world2018

    by Savannah Guthrie

    (163)

    Summary: Princess Penelope Pineapple and her fellow princesses from the Fruit Nations are on a mission to rescue the Strawberry Kingdom's food from certain ruin, and surprisingly Penny's beloved bees are the key to saving the realm's produce.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES GUTHRIE

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The stone giant

    The stone giant2020

    by Anna Hoglund , illustrator

    (57)

    Summary: A story about cunning, courage and survival in which a girl sets out to save her father from the giant who turns everyone she meets to stone.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES HOGLUND

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The very last castle

    The very last castle2018

    by Travis Jonker

    (817)

    Summary: Ibb, curious about the lone castle in her town, forms a long-distant friendship with the guard and, despite warnings there is something fearful inside, accepts his invitation to enter.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES JONKER

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Princess Baby

    Princess Baby2008

    by Karen Katz

    (401)

    Summary: A toddler does not like any of the nicknames her parents have for her; she wants to be called by her "real" name, Princess Baby.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES KATZ

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Humpty Dumpty

    Humpty Dumpty2000

    by Daniel Kirk , illustrator

    (144)

    Summary: While watching young King Moe's birthday parade, Humpty Dumpty falls and breaks, but the King is able to put him back together.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES KIRK

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The English Roses

    The English Roses2003

    by Madonna

    Series: English Roses (Picture Books)

    (2,547)

    Summary: Four best friends are jealous of a neighbor girl and refuse to have anything to do with her, until they each have a dream in which a fairy godmother shows them what the girl's life is really like.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES MADONNA

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Good knight sleep tight

    Good knight sleep tight2005

    by David Melling , illustrator

    (158)

    Summary: When the royal cat rips the stuffing out of the new baby princess' pillow and she will not sleep without it, the king sends his loyal knight out to search for something soft to fill her pillow.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES MELLING

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The kiss that missed

    The kiss that missed2002

    by David Melling , illustrator

    (999)

    Summary: One evening, when the King is in a hurry, his goodnight kiss to the Prince goes astray. So the King sends his Knight out into the scary, dark forest to bring the kiss back to the castle.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES MELLING

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The tiny king

    The tiny king2013

    by Tarō Miura

    (448)

    Summary: The tiny king lives by himself in a big castle guarded by lots of big soldiers. Every day, he eats his meals at a big dining table (though he can never finish all the food), rides a big white horse...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES MIURA

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Do you believe in unicorns?

    Do you believe in unicorns?2018

    by Bethanie Deeney Murguia

    (488)

    Summary: Is that a horse wearing a hat, or is it a unicorn in disguise? It all depends on how you look at it in this charming story about finding the extraordinary in the ordinary.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES MURGUIA

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The great princess caper

    The great princess caper2017

    by Michael Vogel

    (16)

    Summary: Grubber isn't mean, big, or scary like the rest of the Storm Guards, but a chance encounter with Tempest Shadow sends him on an adventure, determined to prove his worth.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES MY

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Good night, baby Flurry Heart

    Good night, baby Flurry Heart2016

    by Michael Vogel

    (75)

    Summary: It's time to say good night, but Baby Flurry Heart is wide-awake! How do you get a baby Alicorn to go to sleep?

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES MY

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The tale of Custard the Dragon

    The tale of Custard the Dragon1995

    by Ogden Nash

    (563)

    Summary: In this humorous poem, Custard the cowardly dragon saves the day when a pirate threatens Belinda and her pet animals.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES NASH

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Art In the Barn
    Friday, October 21st, 2022
    5:30pm-8:30pm

    An exhibition of works by local artists, live music, and appetizers, wine, and craft beer are included with the $20 admission to this annual fundraiser for the Johnston Public Library.

    Learn More