New Arrivals · Kids’ Picture & Easy Books

September 20, 2014
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

One sparkly Christmas night

September 19, 2014
Stone, Julia, author.
Oxford : Lion Children's Books, 2013.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 cm
Title from cover.
Board book.

Run for sun

September 19, 2014
Johns, Patrick, author, illustrator.
©2013
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 22 cm
A young boy named Kevin discovers the wonderful world of running, which leads to an even bigger discovery.

The snowman and the snowdog

September 19, 2014
Briggs, Raymond, creator.
©2013
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 30 cm
"The animated film The Snowman and the Snowdog, produced in 2012, is based on characters created by Raymond Briggs in the book The Snowman, first published by Hamish Hamilton in 1978."
"In the middle of winter, a little boy's Snowman and Snowdog come to life and take him on a breathtaking and magical adventure."--Page 4 of cover.

My hair is so happy

September 19, 2014
Scott, Nik, author.
©2013
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Join these curl friends in fun adventures and everyday activities and by the end of this fantastic story, you'll know what makes their hair so happy!

Who can swim?

September 19, 2014
Braun, Sebastien, author.
©2012.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 cm.
Lift the flaps and join the fun. Turn the pages and fold out the flaps to see who can jump in this bright interactive board book. With sweet pictures from a favourite children's book illustrator, this simple guessing game will provide hours of fun for babies.

The wonderful Wizard of Oz : a colors primer / by Jennifer Adams ; art by Alison Oliver.

September 19, 2014
Adams, Jennifer, 1970-
Layton, Utah : Gibbs Smith, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 cm.
On board pages.
Based on the novel by L. Frank Baum.
Learn the basic colors while reading about Dorothy, the Cowardly Lion, and the Wicked Witch of the West.

Frankenstein : an anatomy primer

September 19, 2014
Adams, Jennifer, 1970- author.
Layton, Utah : Gibbs Smith, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 17 cm.
On board pages.
Based on Frankenstein / Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley.

The jungle book : an animal primer

September 19, 2014
Adams, Jennifer, 1970- author.
Layton, Utah : Gibbs Smith, [2013]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 cm
Cover title.
Board book.
Introduces different animals using characters from Rudyard Kipling's "The jungle book."

The adventures of Huckleberry Finn : a camping primer

September 19, 2014
Adams, Jennifer, 1970- author.
Layton, Utah Gibbs Smith, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations, color map ; 18 cm
On board pages.
Cover title.
Take a trip downriver with quotes from "Huckleberry Finn" and learn camping vocabulary.

Who can jump?

September 19, 2014
Braun, Sebastien.
Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press. 2014.
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 18 cm.
Title from cover.
Lift the flap book.
A lift-the-flap book featuring partially hidden illustrations of animals that can jump. A guessing game providing hours of fun for babies.

Following the tractor

September 19, 2014
Steggall, Susan, author, illustrator.
London : Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
Follows the story of a tractor as it plows, sows, and harvests the fields throughout the course of a year, with a little help from some other farm machinery.

Boom, Baby, boom boom!

September 19, 2014
Mahy, Margaret, author.
London : Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Because Baby is not very hungry when her mother tries to serve her lunch, she shares her food with the animals that drop by while her mother is playing the drums.

When Angus met Alvin

September 19, 2014
Pickford, Sue, author.
London Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Angus is a gentle alien who loves growing things in his space garden. But his world is turned upside-down by the unwelcome arrival of Alvin, a cocky and boastful alien from a different planet. Until Alvin's clever-clever tricks misfire and turn him into a minute, pin-size creature, Angus helps his visitor recover - if he promises to behave better and learn some manners. Maybe the two aliens will end up friends after all ...

The farmer and the clown

September 19, 2014
Frazee, Marla, author, illustrator.
New York : Beach Lane Books, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 22 x 27 cm
A wordless picture book in which a farmer rescues a baby clown who's bounced off the circus train, and reunites him with his clown family.

Rhoda's rock hunt

September 19, 2014
Griffin, Molly Beth.
St. Paul, MN : Minnesota Historical Society Press, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
On a backpacking trip with her aunt and uncle, a young girl collects rocks while hiking in the forest, by the river, and at the lake, but when her pack becomes too heavy too carry, she finds the perfect solution.

The cake

September 18, 2014
De Monfreid, Dorothée, author, illustrator.
Wellington, New Zealand : Gecko Press ; Minneapolis, MN : Distributed in the United States and Canada by Lerner Publishing Group, [2014].
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Tiger wants to bake a cake. A chocolate cake. But Rabbit has a weakness for carrot cake. Monkey wants a banana cake. Dog is licking his chops thinking about a bone cake. And little Bear really wants a fish cake. Is there a way to satisfy everyone? A bright, funny story full of twists and surprises.

Those magnificent sheep in their flying machine

September 18, 2014
Bently, Peter, 1960-
Minneapolis, MN : Andersen Press : Distributed in the United States by Lerner Publishing Group, Inc., 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Tired of standing still on their old hill, several sheep board an airplane for a round-the-world adventure.

Oh my, oh no!

September 18, 2014
Charrier, Lisa, author.
Philadelphia : RP Kids, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Originally published: Begnins, Switzerland : Editions Limonade, 2011 under the title, Olala!

The seasons of Little Wolf

September 18, 2014
London, Jonathan, 1947-
Portland, Oregon : WestWinds Press, [2014].
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Almost from the time they are born, Little Wolf enjoys playing with Sister Wolf and their brothers, but the pups are also learning from Gray Wolf and White Wolf about how to survive in the wild one day. Includes facts about wolves.

Mike and the snow dragon

September 18, 2014
Pendergrass, Daphne, author.
New York : Simon Spotlight, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Author's name should read: Daphne Pendergrass.
At head of title: Mike the knight.
Mike the Knight wants to play in the snow, but his dragon friends, Sparkie and Squirt, do not like the cold, so Mike must find a way to make the snow fun for everyone.

Elmer and the monster

September 18, 2014
McKee, David.
Minneapolis, MN : Andersen Press USA : Distributed in the United States by Lerner Publishing Group, Inc., 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
"First published in Great Britain in 2014 by Andersen Press Ltd."
"There is pandemonium in the jungle. A strange roaring sounds sends the animals stampeding, convinced it's a monster. But all is not as it seems. Only Elmer the patchwork elephant is brave enough to investigate, and what he discovers comes as quite a surprise"-- Provided by publisher.

Mrs. Mo's monster

September 18, 2014
Beavis, Paul, author, artist.
Wellington : Gecko Press, [2014].
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 cm

Can I come too?

September 18, 2014
Patten, Brian, 1946-
Atlanta : Peachtree Publishers, [2014].
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
A mouse leads a group of animals on a search for the biggest creature in the world.

Give us a smile, Cinderella

September 18, 2014
Smallman, Steve, author.
London : QED Publishing, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm

You are not my friend, but I miss you

September 17, 2014
Kirk, Daniel, author, illustrator.
New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, c2014.
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
A sock monkey becomes angry with a stuffed dog while they are playing and declares they are no longer friends, but soon learns that he may not have been a good friend, either.

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