Picture Books ~ Friends

Alsenas, Linas

Hello My Name is Bob

JUV 398.8.A4613h

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.


Berger, Carin

Forever Friends

JUV 398.8.B45343f

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


Barbara Bottner
Wallace's Lists

JUV 398.8.B659w

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

Nancy Carlson
How to Lose All Your Friends

JUV 398.8.C1976ht

Offers advice on the kinds of things to do if you don't want to have any friends. 1994

Kathryn Cave

That's What Friends Do
JUV 398.8.C315t
Two fantastical creatures celebrate their friendship, and share the joys of giving and receiving

in true friendship. 2004


Genevieve Cote

Me and You

JUV 398.8.C8252m

A celebration of friendship and individuality. 2009.

Carolyn Crimi

Don't Need Friends
JUV 398.8.C8678d
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

P.K. Hallinan

That's What A Friend Is
JUV 398.8.H156t
Describes friendship in rhymed text and illustrations. A celebration of the joys of childhood

friendships told in lighthearted verse. 1977

Helme Heine

JUV 398.8.H364f
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

Holly Hobbie

Toot and Puddle
JUV 398.8.H6519t
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

Mary Ann Hoberman

And To Think That We Thought That We'd Never Be Friends
JUV 398.8.H653a
A brother and sister learn that friendship is better that fighting and they soon spread their

message all over the world. 1999


Janet A. Holmes

Me and You

JUV 398.8.H7362m

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! 20080.


Holly Keller

Help! A Story of Friendship

JUV 398.8.K283he

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


McPhail, David

Budgie & Boo

JUV 398.8.M241bu

Budgie grows flowers and Boo grows vegetables, and they are the best of friends.  2009.


Murphy, Stuart J.

Emma's Friendwich

JUV 398.8.M957ef

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.


Russo, Marisabina

A Very Big Bunny

JUV 398.8.R921v

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.


Siminovich, Lorena

Alex and Lulu

JUV 398.8.S5894a

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.

Martin Waddell

Hi, Harry! 
JUV 398.8.W115hi
A tortoise tries to find someone who will play with him at his own speed. 2003