Picture Books ~ Friends
Hello My Name is Bob
Bob the bear feels very boring, especially compared to his lively friend Jack, but in the end he realizes that every bear is different and the two of them can still be friends. 2009.
In the spring, a blue bird awakens a rabbit and invites him to play, and they enjoy every day together until it is time for the bird to fly south for the winter, with a promise to return again next spring. 2010.
Devoted to making lists about everything in his life, Wallace the mouse discovers the joys of spontaneity and adventure when he becomes friends with his neighbor Albert. 2004.
How to Lose All Your Friends
Offers advice on the kinds of things to do if you don't want to have any friends. 1994.
That's What Friends Do
Two fantastical creatures celebrate their friendship, and share the joys of giving and receiving in true friendship. 2004.
Me and You
A celebration of friendship and individuality. 2009.
Don't Need Friends
After his best friend moves away, Rat rudely rebuffs the efforts of the other residents of the junkyard to be friendly, until he and a grouchy old dog decide that they need each other. 1999.
That's What a Friend is
Describes friendship in rhymed text and illustrations. A celebration of the joys of childhood friendships told in lighthearted verse. 1977.
Good friends always stick together, that is what Charlie Rooster, Johnny Mouse and Percy, the pig, always said - and that is what they did all day long. 1982.
Toot and Puddle
Two friends, live together in Woodcock Pocket. One goes off to see the world, while one decides to stay home. This is the story of their wonderful adventures both far away and right at home all year long. 1997.
Hoberman, Mary Ann
And to Think That We Thought That We'd Never Be Friends
A brother and sister learn that friendship is better that fighting and they soon spread their message all over the world. 1999.
Holmes, Janet A.
Me and You
Little rabbit can do many things such as hop and skip, ride up a hill. But what is the very best thing about doing all these things? It's doing them with you! 2008.
Help! A Story of Friendship
Mouse hears a rumor that snakes do not like mice and while trying to avoid his former friend, Snake, he falls into a hole from which neither Hedgehog, Squirrel, nor Rabbit can help him out. 2007.
Budgie & Boo
Budgie grows flowers and Boo grows vegetables, and they are the best of friends. 2009.
After moving to a new home, Emma makes friends with the girl next door. Includes questions about the text and notes to parents about visual learning. 2010.
A Very Big Bunny
Amelia is so big that she is always last in line at school and none of the other students will play with her, but a special new classmate teaches her that size is not always the most important thing. 2010.
Alex and Lulu
Meet best friends Alex and Lulu. Alex loves having noisy, exciting adventures, and Lulu likes painting and making things. Even though they are different, they always have fun together. Until Alex begins to worry that they might be too different, that they might actually be opposites! Discover what opposites really are in this quirky story that celebrates differences. 2009.
A tortoise tries to find someone who will play with him at his own speed. 2003.