New Arrivals · Kids’ Picture & Easy Books

September 3, 2015
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Llama Llama gram and grandpa

September 2, 2015
Dewdney, Anna, author.
New York, New York : Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
"It's an exciting day for Llama Llama; he's going to visit Gram and Grandpa Llama and spend the night His first night away from home .and from Mama. But he makes sure to pack everything he needs. And there are so many fun things to do with Gram and Grandpa. It's not until he gets ready for bed that he realizes that he's forgotten something important. Fuzzy Llama. Fortunately, Grandpa Llama has a wonderful solution and soon Llama Llama is having sweet dreams" -- provided by publisher.

Hamster Holmes : combing for clues

September 2, 2015
Sadar, Albin, author.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
"Hamster Holmes and Dr. Watt want to help their friend Ouchy the Porcupine find his missing comb, but have trouble finding clues. Can a comb vanish into thin air?"-- Provided by publisher.

Max the brave

September 2, 2015
Vere, Ed, author, illustrator.
Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, [2015]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Max is a cute kitten who dreams of becoming a brave mouse-catcher. So he sets off in search of a mouse, and discovers that bravery perhaps is not so important after all.

Loula and Mister the monster

September 2, 2015
Villeneuve, Anne, 1966- author.
32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Loula tries to teach her clumsy, messy dog Mister how to behave.

Backyard camp-out

September 2, 2015
Nolen, Jerdine.
Boston ; New York : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2015]
48 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
While preparing for a backyard campout, Jada and Jamal Perkins join their friends Josh Cornish and Carlita Garcia in a search for Mrs. Mason's lost cat, Daisy.

Two mice

September 2, 2015
Ruzzier, Sergio, 1966- author, illustrator.
Boston ; New York : Clarion Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2015]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 20 cm
Illustrations and minimal text follow two mice as they set off on an adventure that includes a shipwreck, kidnapping by a bird of prey, a narrow escape, and a moonlit stroll home.

Beep! Beep! Go to sleep!

September 2, 2015
Tarpley, Todd.
New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2015
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
"Quiet at last. Not a peep. Three little robots are... BEEP! BEEP! When his three rambunctious robots give every possible excuse not to go to sleep, what's a little boy to do? With a fun refrain that will have readers of all ages chanting along, here's a book that kids will be begging to read every night before bed."--Provided by publisher.

My leaf book

September 2, 2015
Wellington, Monica, author, illustrator.
New York, New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC, [2015]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
"A young girl visits an arboretum in the autumn to collect fallen leaves. She identifies various trees by the shapes of their leaves and pastes her collection into her own leaf book"-- Provided by publisher.

We like Spike!

September 2, 2015
Fox, Jennifer, 1976-
New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2015.
32 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Find out what makes Spike the dragon such a great friend to all the ponies in Ponyville!

Catty noir finds her voice

September 2, 2015
Finn, Perdita, author.
New York, NY : Little, Brown and Company, 2015.
32 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.

Leopold the Lion

September 2, 2015
Brennan-Nelson, Denise.
Ann Arbor, MI : Sleeping Bear Press, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Jack and Ella are thrilled to take a friendly lion as their pet, but when Leopold the Lion grows chubby and despondent, they must seek a way to make him healthy again.

What in the world? : sets in nature

September 2, 2015
Day, Nancy Raines, author.
New York : Beach Lane Books, [2015]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
"A rhyming nonfiction picture book that explores the numerical sets--one tail, two paws, four legs, etc.--that occur throughout the natural world."-- Provided by publisher.

The best grandma in the world!

September 2, 2015
Livanios, Eleni, author.
New York : NorthSouth Books, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 17 cm
On board pages.
"First published in Germany under the title Die liebste oma der welt!"--Colophon.
We all have the best grandma! From hugs and kisses to playing and comforting -- grandmas are all the best!

Louis I, king of sheep

September 2, 2015
Tallec, Olivier, author, illustrator.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 31 cm
While Louis grazes in the meadow, a crown, blown by the wind, lands at his feet. Louis places the crown on his head and becomes Louis the 1st, King of the sheep. A fable about power, indifference and conformity, and how those who do not think for themselves will eventually suffer the consequences.


September 2, 2015
Martín Vidal, Beatriz, illustrator.
[Vancouver, British Columbia] : Simply Read Books, 2015.
1 volume (unnumbered) : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm

Fire dog rescue

September 2, 2015
Tibbott, Julie, author.
24 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
"PBS kids"--Cover.
When George helps the firemen with their new dog, Blaze, he learns valuable lessons about owning a pet.

Disney's Mickey & Minnie storybook collection.

September 2, 2015
Los Angeles : Disney Press, 2015.
299 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
A collection of stories featuring Disney characters includes tales about Donald competing in the county fair, Mickey and Minnie sailing down a river, and Goofy racing kites.

The full moon at the napping house

September 1, 2015
Wood, Audrey, author.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
In this cumulative tale, a chirping cricket calms a worried mouse, a prowling cat, and other restless creatures, helping them to finally fall asleep.

The plans I have for you

September 1, 2015
Parker, Amy, 1976-
Grand Rapids, Michigan : Zondervan, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Illustrations and rhyming text reveal the YOU Factory, where God arms each new person with tools to do the work that he or she was created to do, to fulfill a special purpose and make the world a better place.

Cats get famous

September 1, 2015
Barrett, Ron, author, illustrator.
New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
"A Paula Wiseman Book."
Disguised as a trash bag, greedy cat-hater Lekvar Smirk kidnaps a trio of singing cats, Hal, Dora, and Geneva, and takes them to try out for the television show, Animal Idol.


September 1, 2015
Spinelli, Eileen.
Grand Rapids, Michigan : Zonderkidz, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
"Combines rhymes and illustrations to convey the importance of being thankful for everyday blessings"-- Provided by publisher.

My two blankets

September 1, 2015
Kobald, Irena, author.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2015]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
A homesick little girl who has recently moved to an unfamiliar country comforts herself by clinging to an old blanket, but when she meets a new friend, the relationship helps her take her first steps into a new culture.

Boats float!

September 1, 2015
Lyon, George Ella, 1949- author.
New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, [2015]
1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations, color ; 27 x 27 cm
"A Richard Jackson Book."
In rhyming text the reader is introduced to all the different kinds of boats floating on rivers, lakes, oceans, and ponds.

Frog on a log?

September 1, 2015
Gray, Kes, author.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
"Frog on a Log? was originally published in the U.K. by Hodder Children's Books, a division of Hachette Children's Books, under the title Oi Frog!"
In rhyming text, cat explains why frog has to sit on a log, even if he finds it uncomfortable.


August 28, 2015
Henkes, Kevin, author, illustrator.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 30 cm.
An owl, puppy, bear, bunny, and pig wait for marvelous things to happen.


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