New Arrivals · Kids’ Picture & Easy Books

August 30, 2014
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Colors versus shapes

August 29, 2014
Boldt, Mike, author, illustrator.
New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Colors face off against Shapes in a talent show.

Where is the rocket?

August 29, 2014
Ziefert, Harriet.
Maplewood, NJ : Blue Apple Books, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Illustrations and spare text take the reader on a journey in perspective that follows a rocket's travels from a child's bedroom to outer space and home again, emphasizing such concepts as near and far, above and below, middle, front, and back.

Go to sleep, little farm

August 29, 2014
Ray, Mary Lyn.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 26 cm
"The farm's creatures prepare for night and rest"-- Provided by publisher.

Digger and Daisy go to the doctor

August 29, 2014
Young, Judy, 1956-
Ann Arbor, MI : Sleeping Bear Press, 2014.
28 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Digger is not feeling well but after his sister, Daisy, convinces him to go see a doctor she must still persuade him to be brave by getting her own examination.

I'm brave!

August 29, 2014
McMullan, Kate.
New York, N.Y. : Balzer & Bray, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 29 cm

I'm gonna climb a mountain in my patent leather shoes

August 29, 2014
Singer, Marilyn.
New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Sadie is all-girl, but she does not let that--or her wardrobe--stop her from enjoying a family camping trip as she helps pitch the tent in "fancy ruffled pants" and looks for Bigfoot while wearing a tutu.

Richard Scarry's best Lowly Worm book ever!

August 29, 2014
Scarry, Richard.
New York : A Golden Book, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
"Richard Scarry's busy world"--Jacket.
During his busy day, Lowly Worm goes to school, helps Postman Pig deliver the mail, plays hide and seek, and flies his applecopter.

Meet the princess of friendship

August 29, 2014
McCarthy, Meghan.
32 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Based on the episodes "Twilight's kingdom -- Parts 1 and 2."

Fine life for a country mouse

August 29, 2014
Detwiler, Susan, author, illustrator.
New York, New York, USA : Grosset & Dunlop, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
After her cousin brags about his life in the city, Tillie Mouse, a shy mouse who enjoys her country life, agrees to visit the city.

Goodnight, you

August 28, 2014
Côté, Geneviève, 1964-, author, illustrator.
Toronto : Kids Can Press, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
"Piggy and Bunny"--Title page verso.

If kids ruled the world

August 28, 2014
Bailey, Linda, 1948- author.
Toronto, ON : Kids Can Press, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Describes a perfect world from a child's point of view, including no bedtimes, no baths, pets of all kinds, tree houses in every yard, and play for everyone.


August 28, 2014
Bertier, Anne.
New York : Enchanted Lion Books, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 cm
"Originally published in France by Éditions MeMo, Copyright © 2010 as Mercredi."
"Wednesday is about Little Round and Big Square, two friends that get together to play every Wednesday"-- Provided by publisher.

Sam's pet temper

August 28, 2014
Bhadra, Sangeeta, author.
Toronto : Kids Can Press, [2014].
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm.

Firebird : ballerina Misty Copeland shows a young girl how to dance like the firebird

August 28, 2014
Copeland, Misty.
New York, NY : G.P. Putnam's Sons, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA), 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
American Ballet Theater soloist Misty Copeland encourages a young ballet student, with brown skin like her own, by telling her that she, too, had to learn basic steps and how to be graceful when she was starting out, and that some day, with practice and dedication, the little girl will become a firebird, too. Includes author's note about dancers who led her to find her voice.

P is for pirate : a pirate alphabet

August 28, 2014
Bunting, Eve, 1928-
Ann Arbor, MI : Sleeping Bear Press, [2014].
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 x 29 cm
An illustrated alphabetical examination of the history of piracy uses poetry and expository text to cover topics including legendary ships, fabled hideouts, notorious villains like Edward Teach, also known as Blackbeard, and much more.

Loula and the sister recipe

August 28, 2014
Villeneuve, Anne, author.
Toronto : Kids Can Press, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm.

Vanilla ice cream

August 28, 2014
Graham, Bob, 1942- author, illustrator.
Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Stowing away in the back of a truck that carries interesting-looking food, a curious young sparrow takes a voyage through the rice paddies of India, across the sea, and into a new city, where he transforms the life of a girl at a café.

Little Elliot, big city

August 28, 2014
Curato, Mike, author, illustrator.
New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Elliot the little elephant has a hard time with a lot of things in the city he loves until he meets Mouse, who is even smaller--and hungrier.

Journey to dragon mountain

August 28, 2014
Shaw, Natalie, author.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 x 21 cm
"As seen on Nick Jr."--backcover.
Mike and Evie are thrilled when their dad returns to Glendragon with tales of an exciting adventure. The King tells them Vikings have stolen a crystal that belongs on Dragon Mountain and he must find it and return it before the giant dragon who lives there realizes it is missing. Mike and Evie decide to surprise their dad and find the crystal on their own. But are they too young for such a danderous mission?

The game of mirrors

August 28, 2014
Tullet, Herve, author.
14 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Series name from publisher's website.
"Not suitable for children under 36 months due to small parts. Choking hazard" -- back cover.

The ball game

August 28, 2014
Tullet, Hervé.
London : Phaidon, 2014.
1 v. (1 sheet) : col. ill. ; 21 x 15 cm (folded) ; 21 x 120 cm (unfolded)
Game instructions on sleeve.
Board book in concertina folds with die-cut holes.

Julia's house for lost creatures

August 28, 2014
Hatke, Ben, author.
New York : First Second, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 x 29 cm
Julie welcomes all lost and homeless creatures into her house, whether they be cats or trolls, ghosts or dragons, but soon realizes that each must have a chore in order for the arrangement to work.

Three little peas

August 28, 2014
Rivoal, Marine, author, illustrator.
New York : Enchanted Lion Books, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (some color) ; 21 x 26 cm
"Originally published in France by Éditions Rouergue Copyright © 2012 as Trois petits pois."
"The story of two little peas as they explore the world of the garden and set off to become just what they are meant to be"-- Provided by publisher. Includes notes about the process of etching used in creating the illustrations.

Littleland around the world

August 27, 2014
Billet, Marion.
Somerville, Massachusetts : Nosy Crow, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 30 cm.
"Search-and-say fun for little ones!" -- Cover.
"The little ones are going on a trip around the world! Join them as they travel the globe and discover lots of things to spot and say. A delightful way to explore new places and words with your little one!"--Page [4] cover.

Stanley's garage

August 27, 2014
Bee, William, author, ilustrator.
Atlanta : Peachtree, [2014].
1 volume (unnumbered pages) : colour illustrations ; 23 x 23 cm
"Stanley is working at his garage today. From filling up Hattie's red sport car with gas to changing the tire on Shamus' and Little Woo's blue car, it sure is a busy day. As his friends each come in with their car problems, Stanley knows just what to do to get them back on the road"-- Provided by publisher.


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