12 Amazing New Picture Books Arriving in April

Here are 12 of the new fiction and nonfiction picture books coming in April that have received starred reviews and attention. Lots of top authors and illustrators with books this month!

Amira’s Picture Day by Reem Faruqi, illustrated by Fahmida Azim

El Toro and Friends: Training Day by Raul the Third

Hear My Voice/Escucha Mi Voz: The Testimonies of Children Detained at the Southern Border of the United States compiled by Warren Binford

I Sang You Down from the Stars by Tasha Spillett-Sumner, illustrated by Michaela Goade

Keeping the City Going by Brian Floca

My Tiny Life by Ruby T. Hummingbird by Paul Meisel

Night Walk by Marie Dorleans

The People’s Painter: How Ben Shahn Fought for Justice with Art by Cynthia Levinson, illustrated by Evan Turk

Rock from the Sky by Jon Klassen

Saving American Beach: The Biography of African American Environmentalist MaVynee Betsch by Heidi Tyline King, illustrated by Ekua Holms

Sunrise Summer by Matthew Swanson, illustrated by Robbi Behr

Yes & No by Elisha Cooper