Generations of savvy librarians and educators have relied on this detailed subject guide to children's picture books for all aspects of children's services, and this new edition does not disappoint. Covering more than 18,000 books published through 2017, it empowers users to identify current and classic titles by topic. Organized simply, with a subject guide categorized by theme and topic and arranged alphabetically, this reference applies more than 1,200 intuitive (as opposed to formal catalog) subject terms to children's picture books, and is a comprehensive, user-friendly resource that is accessible to parents, teachers and librarians. It can be used to identify titles to fill in gaps in library collections, to find books on particular topics for young readers, to help teachers locate titles to support lessons, or to design thematic programs and story times. Includes title and illustrator indexes, and a bibliographic guide arranged alphabetically by author name.