Sylvie & True by David McPhail (Farrar, Straus, & Giroux, 2007)
David McPhail introduces children to two adorable characters in Sylvie & True. This picture book contains several short chapters exploring the adventures and friendship of Sylvie, a rabbit, and True, a large colorful water snake who sleeps in a bathtub. Sylvie and True live together in an apartment in the city. The characters work together to find solutions to everyday problems and learn about fairness. This is a comforting book and children will look forward to hearing more about the adventures of Sylvie and True.