Finalist for the 2016 CLEL (Colorado Libraries for Early Literacy) Bell Picture Book Award in the Read category
“The exuberant hippo from Shoes for Me! and A Dress for Me! reveals that her interests extend beyond fashion as she delivers a rousing tribute to the many types of books available at the library.” —Publishers Weekly
Books for Me!
by Sue Fliess
illustrated by Mike Laughead
Books are awesome! Reading’s free...Let’s go to the library!
Hippo is looking for a new book. There are so many to choose from. There are books about pirates, bears, superheroes, and more! And as Hippo looks around the library, she imagines the stories inside each book. How can Hippo choose just one? Maybe she doesn’t have to...Sue Fliess’s sing-song text combines with Mike Laughead’s adorable illustrations for a fun celebration of finding just the right books.