The Relatives Came: Books about Families | Richland Library Skip to content

The Relatives Came: Books about Families

Enjoy some of these great family stories with your Mom, Dad, Grandma, Grandpa, Aunt, Uncle, or Cousin! There is room for everyone at this family reunion of fun picture books. If you are looking for more family fun, just call your closest Richland Library location and the staff will recommend more family titles for you to enjoy. Don't forget, you can check out up to 60 items at a time with your Richland Library card.


The Family Book by Todd Parr
Laura R. Says: Books about families
Amazon Says: There are so many different types of families, and THE FAMILY BOOK celebrates them all in a funny, silly, and reassuring way. Todd Parr includes adopted families, step-famil more...
Amazon Says: There are so many different types of families, and THE FAMILY BOOK celebrates them all in a funny, silly, and reassuring way. Todd Parr includes adopted families, step-families, one-parent families, and families with two parents of the same sex, as well as the traditional nuclear family. His quirky humor and bright, childlike illustrations will make children feel good about their families. Parents and teachers can use this book to encourage children to talk about their families and the different kinds of families that exist. less...
Amazon

The Relatives Came by Cynthia Rylant
Laura R. Says: Books about families
Amazon Says: The relatives come to visit from Virginia and everyone has a wonderful time. more...
Amazon Says: The relatives come to visit from Virginia and everyone has a wonderful time. less...
Amazon

What a Family by Rachel Isadora
Laura R. Says: Books about families
Amazon Says: Did you ever wonder where you got your freckles, or your weird toes, or that astounding ability to wiggle your ears? Do you know the difference between a second cousin and a f more...
Amazon Says: Did you ever wonder where you got your freckles, or your weird toes, or that astounding ability to wiggle your ears? Do you know the difference between a second cousin and a first cousin once removed? Families are a real puzzle, especially a family as big as Ollie’s. But with Grandpa Max’s help, Ollie navigates his family tree and sees the many things all these different people have in common as well as the things they don’t! A book as useful as it is entertaining with fabulous portraits by a Caldecott Honor artist. And as an added bonus, Ollie’s family tree is included on the endpapers. less...
Amazon

Mad At Mommy by Komako Sakai
Laura R. Says: Books about Mommies
Amazon Says: The creator of last year's sleeper success THE SNOW DAY returns with another pitch-perfect story of real childhood experience -- what happens when you get MAD AT MOMMY. Littl more...
Amazon Says: The creator of last year's sleeper success THE SNOW DAY returns with another pitch-perfect story of real childhood experience -- what happens when you get MAD AT MOMMY. Little Bunny is VERY MAD at his mommy. She sleeps too late. She talks too much. She watches her silly shows instead of cartoons. And she gets mad for no reason -- just a few little bubbles on the floor. The only thing left to do is run away. But does he really want to leave Mommy behind forever? With the charming illustrations and spot-on understanding of young children's thinking that distinguished THE SNOW DAY and EMILY'S BALLOON, Komako Sakai brings us a REALLY ANGRY -- and ultimately sweet -- new story. less...
Amazon

Mommy Hugs by Karen Katz
Laura R. Says: Books about Mommies
Amazon Says: How many mommy hugs does it take to say I love you? more...
Amazon Says: How many mommy hugs does it take to say I love you? less...
Amazon

This Quiet Lady by Charlotte Zolotow
Laura R. Says: Books about Mommies
Amazon Says: What was your mother like as a little girl? How did she look in school? What did she do before you were born? Follow along as one girl joyously searches through old pictures t more...
Amazon Says: What was your mother like as a little girl? How did she look in school? What did she do before you were born? Follow along as one girl joyously searches through old pictures to find out. Generations will be inspired to share family history as they treasure this book together. less...
Amazon

Laura R. Says: Books about Daddies
Amazon Says: Daddies know everything and can do anything! They can shop, cook, and fix faucets. They can push you very high in a swing. They’ll teach you how to ride a bike and show you more...
Amazon Says: Daddies know everything and can do anything! They can shop, cook, and fix faucets. They can push you very high in a swing. They’ll teach you how to ride a bike and show you how to float like a whale. Most important, daddies are there—if you have a scary dream, they come, even in the dead of night. When Daddy comes, then it’s all right. less...
Amazon

Night Shift Daddy by Eileen Spinelli
Laura R. Says: Books about Daddies
Amazon Says: A father shares dinner and bedtime rituals with his daughter before going out to work the night shift. more...
Amazon Says: A father shares dinner and bedtime rituals with his daughter before going out to work the night shift. less...
Amazon

Laura R. Says: Books about life with grandparents
Amazon Says: When James and Eamon go to a week of Nature Camp and stay at Eamon's grandparents' house, it turns out that their free time spent staying inside, eating waffles, and pla more...
Amazon Says: When James and Eamon go to a week of Nature Camp and stay at Eamon's grandparents' house, it turns out that their free time spent staying inside, eating waffles, and playing video games is way more interesting than nature. But sometimes things work out best when they don't go exactly as planned.   This Caldecott Honor-winning book is a moving and hilarious celebration of young boys, childhood friendships, and the power of the imagination, where Marla Frazee captures the very essence of summer vacation and what it means to be a kid. less...
Amazon

Grand by Marla Stewart Konrad
Laura R. Says: Books about life with grandparents
Amazon Says: A picture book collaboration with World Vision that celebrates life the world over! This delightful series is the result of the collaboration between Tundra Books and World V more...
Amazon Says: A picture book collaboration with World Vision that celebrates life the world over! This delightful series is the result of the collaboration between Tundra Books and World Vision Canada to bring an array of exceptional photos from around the world to very young children. Each book centers on a universal theme, familiar by its very nature, yet new due to faraway settings and ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic diversity. Each remarkable photo essay will foster discussion, observation, and many smiles as children compare and contrast their own experience to that of others. Watch for further books in this series. less...
Amazon

I Call My Grandpa Papa by Ashley Wolff
Laura R. Says: Books about life with grandparents
Amazon Says: Do you play baseball with your Pops, go camping with your Opa, or read at the library with your Babu? No matter what name you call your grandpa, one thing more...
Amazon Says: Do you play baseball with your Pops, go camping with your Opa, or read at the library with your Babu? No matter what name you call your grandpa, one thing is for sure: it's always fun to spend time with the one you love--who loves you right back. Ashley Wolff's musical text and colorful collage artwork pay tribute to the special bond between children and their grandfathers. less...
Amazon

My Nana and Me by Irene Smalls
Laura R. Says: Books about life with grandparents
Amazon Says: A young girl and her grandmother enjoy a day filled with tea parties, hide-and-seek, stories, and plenty of love. more...
Amazon Says: A young girl and her grandmother enjoy a day filled with tea parties, hide-and-seek, stories, and plenty of love. less...
Amazon

Waiting for Gregory by Kimberly Willis Holt
Laura R. Says: Books about extended family
Amazon Says: The first picture book from National Book Award winner Kimberly Willis Holt When exactly is cousin Gregory going to be born? asks little Iris. Each family member has a more...
Amazon Says: The first picture book from National Book Award winner Kimberly Willis Holt When exactly is cousin Gregory going to be born? asks little Iris. Each family member has a different answer to her question. While she's waiting for what seems like forever, Iris thinks about all the exciting things she and her new cousin will someday do together. And given Iris' vibrant imagination, there's no telling what to expect. National Book Award winner Kimberly Willis Holt offers a unique take on some of the traditional and not-so-traditional myths surrounding a baby's arrival, with an extra layer of imagination added by Gabi Swiatkowska's fresh and whimsical paintings. less...
Amazon

Laura R. Says: Books about extended family
Amazon Says: Aunts can do lots of things, like take you on rides at the amusement park, tell silly jokes, and help you pick out new shoes at the mall. There are so many things that aunts d more...
Amazon Says: Aunts can do lots of things, like take you on rides at the amusement park, tell silly jokes, and help you pick out new shoes at the mall. There are so many things that aunts do, but what do they do best? You'll find out in this delightful celebration of the everyday things that aunts do best. Uncles can do lots of things, like win prizes for you at the amusement park, play the piano with you, and help you draw. There are so many things that uncles can do, but what do they do best? You'll find out in this delightful celebration of the everyday things that uncles do best. less...
Amazon
Print

Comment about this page...