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  • Giant island

    Giant island2022

    by Jane Yolen

    (67)

    Summary: Under Grandpa's watchful eye, the kids are thrilled to discover that the craggy rocks, tufted grass, and windswept trees on Giant Island are much more than they seem. Are the children the first to...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES YOLEN

    Location: New Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Layla the last black unicorn

    Layla the last black unicorn2022

    by Tiffany Haddish

    (170)

    Summary: When Layla arrives for her first day of school at Unicornia, the school for unicorns, she realizes that she's not like the other kids there. They're all pastel colors and know the rules to Horn Ball...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES HADDISH

    Location: New Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Nerdycorn

    Nerdycorn2021

    by Andrew Root

    (330)

    Summary: Meet Fern! She's a smart, creative unicorn who prefers building robots and coding software to jumping through shimmering rainbows and splashing in majestic waterfalls. Even though Fern is a good...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES ROOT

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Bo the brave

    Bo the brave2020

    by Bethan Woollvin , illustrator

    (405)

    Summary: A feisty little girl learns who the real monsters are in this brilliantly funny medieval adventure. Once, there lived a little girl called Bo. Bo wanted to be just like her brothers and capture a...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES WOOLLVIN

    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

  • 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 little mermaid

    The little mermaid2020

    by Jerry Pinkney , illustrator

    (534)

    Summary: In this reinvention of Hans Christian Andersen's classic tale, a little mermaid trades her voice for legs and makes a new friend on land, but must return to the sea to save her family.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES PINKNEY

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Once upon a goat

    Once upon a goat2019

    by Dan Richards

    (986)

    Summary: When a proper king and queen ask their fairy godmother for a child, they find themselves gifted instead with a baby goat.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES RICHARDS

    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Kevin the unicorn : it's not all rainbows

    Kevin the unicorn : it's not all rainbows2019

    by Jessika Von Innerebner , illustrator

    Series: Kevin The Unicorn

    (692)

    Summary: Even sparkly unicorns that are filled with magical awesomeness and bring glitter and happiness to everything around them can have a bad day.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES VON INNEREBNER

    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

  • 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

  • Mikey and the dragons

    Mikey and the dragons2018

    by Jocko Willink

    (326)

    Summary: Mikey is afraid of everything until he reads a book about a young prince who must overcome his own fears to save his kingdom from a perceived threat.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES WILLINK

    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Rapunzel

    Rapunzel2017

    by Bethan Woollvin , illustrator

    (728)

    Summary: The prisoner of an evil witch, Rapunzel lives all alone in a tall, dark tower. If she ever escapes, the witch will put a terrible curse her. But is Rapunzel frightened? Oh no, not she!

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES WOOLLVIN

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Dragons love tacos 2 : the sequel

    Dragons love tacos 2 : the sequel2017

    by Adam Rubin

    Series: Dragons Love Tacos

    (3,282)

    Summary: When dragons run out of tacos, they travel back in time to get a fresh supply.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES RUBIN

    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

  • 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

  • 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 cow who climbed a tree

    The cow who climbed a tree2016

    by Gemma Merino

    (1,067)

    Summary: Although her sisters think she is silly, Tina is a curious cow who loves to explore and try new things.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES MERINO

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Sleeping Beauty

    Sleeping Beauty2015

    by Cynthia Rylant

    (146)

    Summary: A beautiful princess is put into a deep sleep by a curse until she is awakened by a brave prince.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES RYLANT

    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

  • 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

  • Dragon's extraordinary egg

    Dragon's extraordinary egg2014

    by Debi Gliori , illustrator

    (537)

    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 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

  • 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

  • Cinderella

    Cinderella2012

    by Sarah L. Thomson

    (394)

    Summary: Although mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters, Cinderella meets her prince with the help of her fairy godmother.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES THOMSON

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Puss in Boots

    Puss in Boots2012

    by Jerry Pinkney adapter, illustrator

    (383)

    Summary: A clever cat wins for his master a fortune and the hand of a princess.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES PINKNEY

    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 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 pea

    The princess and the pea2012

    by H. C. Andersen

    (65)

    Summary: By feeling a pea through twenty mattresses and twenty quilts, a girl proves that she is a real princess.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES ANDERSEN

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Princess Grace and the little lost kitten

    Princess Grace and the little lost kitten2011

    by Jeanna Stolle Young

    Series: Princess Parables

    (33)

    Summary: When young Princess Grace cannot find one of the kittens she promised to care for, the King sends all of his daughters and his best riders far and wide to seek the lost one in this version of the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES YOUNG

    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

  • King Hugo's huge ego

    King Hugo's huge ego2011

    by Chris Van Dusen , illustrator

    (738)

    Summary: When haughty King Hugo tangles with a sorceress, she causes him to see himself in a more realistic light.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES VAN DUSEN

    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