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  • Midsummer knight

    Midsummer knight2007

    by Gregory Rogers , illustrator

    Series: Boy, Bear Series - #2

    (99)

    Summary: A bear is rescued by a fairy in an enchanted wood and agrees to return the favor by leading the battle against a usurper who has imprisoned the king and queen, along with their loyal subjects, in the dungeon of their castle.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES ROGERS

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Tangled : a read-aloud storybook

    Tangled : a read-aloud storybook2010

    by Christine Peymani adapter

    (2,647)

    Summary: Rapunzel, having asked Mother Gothel on the day before her eighteenth birthday if she could leave the tower and see the floating lights that appeared annually, soon realizes she will never be freed and escapes with the help of a thief named Flynn.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES TANGLED

    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 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

  • The queen's holiday

    The queen's holiday1992

    by Margaret Wild

    (8)

    Summary: When the Queen and her entourage go to the beach, the Queen takes charge in no uncertain fashion.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES WILD

    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • King Midas and the golden touch

    King Midas and the golden touch1999

    by Charlotte Craft

    (2,849)

    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

  • Rumpelstiltskin's daughter

    Rumpelstiltskin's daughter1997

    by Diane Stanley , illustrator

    (1,078)

    Summary: Rumpelstiltskin's daughter may not be able to spin straw into gold, but she is more than a match for a monarch whose greed has blighted an entire kingdom.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES STANLEY

    Location: 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

  • Princess Me

    Princess Me2007

    by Karma Wilson

    (202)

    Summary: A little girl imagines being a princess, with her stuffed animals serving as royal subjects.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES WILSON

    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

  • 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

  • Take care, Good Knight

    Take care, Good Knight2006

    by Shelley Moore Thomas

    Series: Good Knight (Easy Readers)

    (314)

    Summary: The three little dragons have agreed to take care of the old wizard's cats while he is away, but their inability to read his instructions causes problems until their friend, the Good Knight, saves the day.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES THOMAS

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Hey, Mama Goose

    Hey, Mama Goose2005

    by Jane Breskin Zalben

    (70)

    Summary: While seeking a larger home for her many children, the Old Woman visits the dwellings of famous fairy tale and nursery rhyme characters and discovers: "There's no place like a shoe."

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES ZALBEN

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Rapunzel

    Rapunzel1997

    by Paul O. Zelinsky

    (16,535)

    Summary: A retelling of the German folktale in which a beautiful girl with long golden hair is kept imprisoned in a lonely tower by a sorceress. Includes a note on the origins of the story.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES ZELINSKY

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • This little pirate

    This little pirate2005

    by Philemon Sturges

    (159)

    Summary: Two bands of pirates fight over a box, but when they raise the white flag and open the box together, they find a treasure to share.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES STURGES

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Pirates!

    Pirates!1992

    by Denis Woychuk

    (7)

    Summary: When Mimi is stolen by pirates, Gustav uses his wit and skill to rescue her.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES WOYCHUK

    Location: Junior Picture Books - Tales

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The spiffiest giant in town

    The spiffiest giant in town2003

    by Julia Donaldson

    (4,230)

    Summary: George the giant, known for wearing his old patched clothes, finally buys new ones. He then gives them away to some needy animals.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES DONALDSON

    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

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Ponyella

    Ponyella2011

    by Laura Joffe Numeroff

    (539)

    Summary: Ponyella's dream of showing Princess Penelope her tricks at the pony championship comes true with the help of her fairy godmare.

    BOOK

    Call #: J P TALES NUMEROFF

    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

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • 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