RUMFORD – The Rumford Public Library lists new children’s books added during December.


“The Giant Jelly Bean Jar,” Marcie Aboff; “Bones and the Big Yellow Mystery,” David A. Adler; “Half a Pig,” Allan Ahlberg; “One Snowy Night,” M. Christina Butler; “Five Little Monkeys Play Hide-and-Seek,” Eileen Christelow; “This is the Place for Me,” Joanna Cole; “Artemis Fowl,” Eoin Colfer; “Artemis Fowl: The Arctic Adventure,” Eoin Colfer;.

Also, “It’s Hard to Be Five,” Jamie Lee Curtis; “Guess Who’s Coming to Santa’s for Dinner?,” Tomie dePaola; “Tomie’s Baa, Baa, Black Sheep and Other Rhymes,” Tomie dePaola; “Winnie the Pooh’s Jingle Bells,” Walt Disney; “The Secret Language of Girls,” Frances O’Roark Dowell; “The City of Ember,” Jeanne DuPrau; “Pie in the Sky,” Lois Ehlert.

Also, “Charlie Who Couldn’t Say His Name,” Davene Fahy; “The Sea of Trolls,” Nancy Farmer; “Santa’s Stuck,” Rhonda Gowler Greene; “Owen Foote, Mighty Scientist,” Stephanie Greene; “The Attic Christmas,” B.G. Hennessy; “The Star of Kazan,” Eva Ibbotson; “Miss Spider’s Tea Party: The Counting Book,” David Kirk; “Shall I Knit You a Hat?,” Kate Klise.

Also, “Matt the Rat and His Magic Cloud: A Day at School,” Lorenzo Liberto; “Robert’s Snow,” Grace Lin; “Larabee,” Kevin Luthardt; “Peep!,” Kevin Luthardt; “I Spy Little Book,” Jean Marzollo; “My Day,” Sindy McKay; “Sixth Grade,” Susie Morgenstern; “Doors,” Roxie Munro; “Frosty the Snowman,” Steve Nelson; “Frosty’s New Friends,” Steve Nelson; “I Wanna Iguana,” Karen Kaufman Orloff.

Also, “The Miracle of the Potato Latkes,” Malka Penn; “Listen! Peter Rabbit,” Beatrix Potter; “Now We Have a Baby,” Lois Rock; “The High-Rise Private Eyes: The Case of the Baffled Bear,” Cynthia Rylant; “Mr. Putter and Tabby Write the Book,” Cynthia Rylant; “Science Verse,” Jon Scieszka; “The Schwa Was Here,” Neal Shusterman; “Do You Have a Hat?,” Eileen Spinelli.

Also, “Nellie’s Promise,” Valerie Tripp; “Tiny’s Big Adventure,” Martin Waddell; “Bunny Mail,” Rosemary Wells; “My Kindergarten,” Rosemary Wells; “Knuffle Bunny,” Mo Willems; “I Went Walking,” Sue Williams.


“Where Washington Walked,” Raymond Bial; “Jack: The Early Years of John F. Kennedy,” Ilene Cooper; “The Boy Who Drew Birds: A Story of John James Audubon,” Jacqueline Davies; “Valentine’s Day Crafts,” Arlene Erlbach; “St Patrick’s Day Crafts,” Carol Gnojewski; “Kids Draw Anime,” Christopher Hart.

Also, “Next Stop, Neptune: Experiencing the Solar System,” Alvin Jenkins; “About the Rain Forest,” Heather Johanasen; “Halloween ABC,” Eve Merriam; “John’s Secret Dreams: The Life of John Lennon,” Doreen Rappaport; “Christmas Crafts,” Fay Robinson; “When Good-Bye is Forever,” Lois Rock; “How to Draw Peanuts,” Charles M. Schulz.


“The Incredible Journey,” Sheila Burnford; “The Kid Who Only Hit Homers,” Matt Christopher; “Rodzina,” Karen Cushman; “Harriet the Spy,” Louise Fitzhugh; “Just So Stories,” Rudyard Kipling; “Brian’s Winter,” Gary Paulsen; “Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry,” Mildred D. Taylor.


“Thomas and the Magic Railroad.”

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