12 best new children's picture books

From cave paintings to book thieves to presidential libraries, the best of this season's children's picture books cover intriguing ground.

2. "Mr. Tiger Goes Wild" by Peter Brown


Award-winning author and illustrator Peter Brown uses mixed media to bold and colorful effect in this marvelous story of Mr. Tiger, a properly Victorian tiger who walks on two feet – until the day he feels the need to get a bit wild.

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