New Arrivals · Kids’ Picture & Easy Books

January 24, 2017
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

I'm not sleepy

January 23, 2017
Holland, Trish, author.
New York : Golden Books, [2017]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 20 cm.
A little fox promises to go to sleep but only after doing several things first, such as looking for his favorite toys, getting a glass of water, and reading just one more story.

The fight in the forest

January 23, 2017
Millici, Nate, author.
32 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
At head of title: Star Wars.
Rey learns that she has the power of the force when she engages in a light saber battle against Kylo Ren in the forest.

Runaway booger

January 23, 2017
Richtel, Matt.
New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Find out what happens when Mom leaves Dad in charge with the instructions "No picking of noses" and "No ball in the house."

Syd Hoff's Danny and the dinosaur and the girl next door

January 23, 2017
Hale, Bruce, author.
32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
When Betty, a new neighbor, moves in next door, Danny wants her to meet the dinosaur he enjoys visiting at the museum.

On the farm : touch-and-feel

January 23, 2017
Parent, Nancy, author.
Los Angeles : Disney Press, 2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 19 cm.
On board pages.
Cover title.
Invites young readers to interact with the animals that Mickey and his friends meet on the farm.

Psst! I love you

January 23, 2017
Parker, Marjorie Blain.
New York : Sterling Children's Books, 2016.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
"Celebrates the love between parents and children of every species. In lilting rhyme, the book introduces toddlers to an array of super-adorable animal parents and babies-including cows, horses, sheep, cats, owls, ducks, roosters, and, of course humans. What do they all say to each other? I LOVE YOU! This is the perfect read-aloud and goodnight story."

Albert helps out

January 23, 2017
May, Eleanor, author.
New York : Kane Press, 2017.
32 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
"In this story about counting money, Albert the mouse needs two quarters to use the library's new penny-smashing machine. Luckily, Wanda has a great idea for how Albert can earn the money"-- Provided by publisher.

Bravo, Albert!

January 23, 2017
Houran, Lori Haskins, author.
New York : Kane Press, 2017.
32 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
After learning about patterns while helping Grandma make a quilt, Albert the mouse spots patterns everywhere.

Where's Albert?

January 23, 2017
May, Eleanor, author.
New York : Kane Press, 2017.
32 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
On a camping trip, the Squeak Scouts practice the math concepts of counting and multiplying, but when Albert gets sidetracked with his pet snail, Flash, the Squeak Scouts must shout, "Where's Albert?"

5 wild creature adventures! : a collection of five early readers

January 20, 2017
Kratt, Martin, author.
New York : Random House, 2017.
152 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
"Wild Kratts."
"A science reader."
Wild animal babies -- Wild insects -- Wild predators -- Wild reptiles -- Wild sea creatures.
A collection of five previously released Wild Kratts animal adventures.

Into the night to save the day!

January 20, 2017
Spinner, Cala.
New York : Simon Spotlight, 2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Based on the episode "Catboy vs. Robo-Cat."
Adapted by Cala Spinner.
"It's a Cat-astrophe! When Romeo kidnaps Amaya and Greg and steals their pajamas, it's up to Catboy to save his friends! But can Catboy do it on his own, or will it take teamwork to save the day?"--

Stripes and the jungle horn

January 20, 2017
Berrios, Frank, adapter.
New York, NY : Random House, [2017]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
"With flaps to lift!"--Cover.
"Based on the teleplay 'The jungle horn' by Jeff Borkin."
Stripes the tiger truck shows his friends his jungle horn which he uses to call his jungle friends to play. When Crusher grabs the horn and speeds away, the other trucks race after him to retrieve the horn.

Heart of a ninja.

January 20, 2017
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 x 23 cm
Tabbed board book.
"Half-shell heroes"--Page 3 of cover.
Splinter, April, and the brothers each name a thing that they love, including leading, battling bad guys, eating pizza, and hanging out with friends.

Pua and Heihei

January 19, 2017
Tillworth, Mary, author.
24 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
At head of title: Disney Moana.
"Based on an original story by Suzanne Francis."
"Can Pua the pig stop Heihei the rooster from causing trouble for Moana at the island feast?"--Back cover.

The lion guard : baboons!

January 19, 2017
Jordan, Apple.
New York : Golden Books, [2017]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
"From the episode "Baboons" written by Kevin Hopps and Jack Monaco for the series developed for television by Ford Riley"--T.p.
"Disney junior"--Cover.
Fuli and the Lion Guard help a little lost baboon return home.

Elmo's Mother Goose rhymes

January 19, 2017
Allen, Constance.
New York, NY : Golden Books, [2017]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
Nursery rhymes featuring characters from Sesame Street.

A is for awful : a Grumpy Cat ABC book

January 19, 2017
Webster, Christy, author.
New York, NY : Golden Books, an imprint of Random House Children's Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, [2017]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Grumpy Cat needs to learn his ABCs, but he doesn't want to.

Race for the stars

January 19, 2017
Weinberg, Jennifer, 1970- author.
24 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Based on the screenplay by Nina Bargiel ; with additional writing by Jennifer Skelly.
"Barbie goes inside a new video game! Can she stop the nasty virus that's trying to take it over?"--Back cover.

Spring is everywhere!

January 19, 2017
85 pages: color illustrations ; 21 cm
Stories originally published separately in different form by Randowm House as The Pups Save the Bunnies in 2016; Zeg and teh Egg in 2016; Bug Parade! in 2014 and Marshall to the Resuce! in 2016.
"A Random House pictureback book"
The Pups save the bunnies / based on the telplay "Pup Saves the Bunnies" by Ursula Ziegler-Sullivan; illustrated by MJ Illustrations -- Zeg and the egg / by Mary Tillworth; illustrated by Niki Foley -- Bug parade! / by Krista Pohlmeyer; based on the teleplay "Bring on the Bugs! by Jonny Belt, Bob Mittenthal, Michael Rubiner, Robert Scull, and Clark Stubbs; illustrated by Harry Moore -- Marshall to the rescue! / based on the episode "Pup Pup Goose" by Ursula Ziegler-Sullivan; illustrated by MJ Illustrations.
Spring has sprung, and it's time for adventure! Explore the great outdoors in four stories featuring the PAW Patrol, the Bubble Guppies, and Blaze and the Monster Machines.

Thomas on the moon

January 19, 2017
New York : Golden Books, [2017]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
"Originally published in a different form by Random House Children's Books, New York, in 2001."
"Based on the Railway Series by the Reverend W. Awdry."
Thomas is asked to take the school children through the exhibits of the big Space Fair in the park.

Hug it out!

January 19, 2017
Thomas, Louis, 1987- author, illustrator.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Tired of hearing her son and daughter fight, Mom devises an unusual punishment.

Pen pals

January 19, 2017
Pichard, Alexandra, 1985- author, illustrator.
New York : Aladdin Books, 2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Originally published in France in 2014 as Cher Bill by Gallimard Jeunesse.
"For an entire school year, Oscar the ant and Bill the octopus send letters to each other as part of a class project. Oscar loves table tennis and Bill loves modeling clay. Oscar does judo, while Bill has a garden. Despite their differences, the two new friends find shared interests...all leading up to one final surprise!"--Jacket flap.

Wolf in the snow

January 19, 2017
Cordell, Matthew, 1975- author, illustrator.
New York : Feiwel and Friends, 2017
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 x 26 cm
When a wolf cub and little girl are lost in a snowstorm they must find their way home.

XO, Ox : a love story

January 19, 2017
Rex, Adam, author.
New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
"A Neal Porter book."
"The hilarious tale of an ox who is in love with a gazelle, told in correspondence"-- Provided by publisher.

And I have you : a book of mothers and babies

January 19, 2017
Smith, Maggie, 1965- author, illustrator.
New York, NY : Alfred A Knopf, an imprint of Random House, 2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 26 cm
This book celebrates the love between mothers and babies throughout the animal kingdom. As our human baby grows from newborn to toddler, Mom offers the constant, comforting refrain: Wherever you go, whatever you see, I'll always have you and you'll always have me. Maggie Smith has created a classic first book for mothers and babies-- a feast for the eyes and a hug for the heart.


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