New Arrivals · Kids’ Picture & Easy Books

October 2, 2014
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Pete the cat and the bad banana

October 1, 2014
Dean, James, 1957- author, illustrator.
New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2014]
30 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Pete the Cat bites into a bad banana and vows never to eat bananas again, even though he generally likes the fruit.

Meet the Teen Titans!

October 1, 2014
Rosen, Lucy, author.
New York : Little, Brown and Company, [2014].
32 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
At head of title: Teen titans go!
The Teen Titans are crime fighting superheroes, but team leader Robin does not know how to relax, so the rest of the team tries to help him.

Dreidel, dreidel, dreidel!

October 1, 2014
Kober, Shahar, illustrator.
©2013.
11 unnumbered pages : colour illustrations ; 18 cm.
On board pages.
Cover title.
"Spin the dreidel and read along to this classic Hannukah song!"--Cover.

The legend of St. Nicholas : a story of Christmas giving

October 1, 2014
Mackall, Dandi Daley, author.
Grand Rapids, Michigan : Zonderkidz, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 29 cm
As Nick does last-minute Christmas shopping, he sees several Santas and overhears one retelling the legend of Saint Nicholas, which he takes to heart as he examines his own attitudes towards gift-giving.

When I grow up

October 1, 2014
Ball, Jacqueline A, author.
Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 22 cm
"Hello Kitty is wondering what she should be when she becomes a grown-up. Do you think she should be a teacher? Or a pilot? How about a ballerina? Or maybe an astronaut? One thing's for certain: there are so many wonderful things Hello Kitty could be when she grows up!"-- Provided by publisher.

Happy birthday

October 1, 2014
Ball, Jacqueline A, author.
Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, an imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc., [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
"Hello Kitty and her twin sister, Mimmy, are excited: today is their birthday! And all of their friends are coming to their party! So put on your birthday hat and come join the fun! Every good party needs good friends"-- Provided by publisher.

Let's read

October 1, 2014
Ball, Jacqueline A, author.
Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 22 cm.
"Hello Kitty and her twin sister, Mimmy, both love to read. Today they're going on an alphabet word hunt. Come along and help them find all of their favorite letters!"-- Provided by publisher.

Bedtime

October 1, 2014
Ball, Jacqueline A.
Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 22 cm.
"Hello Kitty has been playing all day, and now it's time for bed. Come along while she reads a bedtime story and wishes on a star. Then it's time to snuggle in. Sweet dreams!"-- Provided by publisher.

Hello Kitty : my home

October 1, 2014
Sido, Barbi, author.
New York, NY : Priddy Books, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm
On board pages.
"Created for St. Martin's Press by Priddy Books"--Page 4 of cover.
Joins Hello Kitty as she bakes a pie with her mother in the kitchen, listens to her grandmother read her a story in the living room, puts on a puppet show in the playroom, and engages in other activities thoughout the house with her family.

A Little women Christmas

October 1, 2014
Frederick, Heather Vogel.
New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, [2014]
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ;31 cm.
"Adapted from Louisa May Alcott's Little women."
With Father away serving in the Civil War, Marmee and her girls try to have a cheery Christmas.

Lion, lion

September 30, 2014
Busch, Miriam, author.
©2014
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
A young boy encounters a lion while trying to find his pet cat--meeting a number of other animals along the way.

Flora and the penguin

September 30, 2014
Idle, Molly Schaar, author, illustrator.
San Francisco, California : Chronicle Books LLC, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
In this wordless, lift-the-flap picture book, Flora and her new friend, the penguin, dance on the ice together and learn to treat each other with respect and kindness.

Brownie & Pearl grab a bite

September 30, 2014
Rylant, Cynthia.
New York : Simon Spotlight, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Originally published in a slightly different form by Beach Lane Books in 2011.
A little girl and her cat enjoy their lunch of cheese, apples, crackers, and milk in different ways.

Hank has a dream

September 30, 2014
Dudley, Rebecca, 1963- author, illustrator.
White Plains, N.Y. : Peter Pauper Press, Inc., [2014].
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 22 cm.
Hank relates to a friend a dream in which he flies to the sea, past the trees, and over the clouds.

Be patient, Pandora!

September 30, 2014
Holub, Joan.
New York, NY : Abrams Appleseed, 2014.
24 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm.
On board pages.
An illustrated, easy-to-read retelling of the Greek myth of Pandora, whose curiosity leads her to disobey her mother and open a mysterious box.

Ballet Kitty : Christmas recital

September 30, 2014
Ford, Bernette G.
[United States] : Boxer Books, 2012.
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Ballet Kitty and her best friend Princess Pussycat both want to dance the role of the Sugar Plum Fairy for the Christmas recital. But only one of them will be allowed to. How will the friends decide?

The world according to Musk Ox

September 29, 2014
Cabatingan, Erin.
New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
"A Neal Porter Book."
A cantankerous zebra takes a wise-cracking musk ox on a tour of the seven continents.

Extraordinary Warren saves the day

September 29, 2014
Dillard, Sarah, 1961- author, illustrator.
New York : Aladdin, 2014.
59 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
When Egg disappears while learning to fly, Warren sets out to find his new friend.

If you were a dog

September 29, 2014
Swenson, Jamie.
New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2014.
1 v. (unpaged) : chiefly col. ill. ; 24 cm.
Easy-to-read text invites the reader to imagine life as a dog, a cat, a fish, a bird, and even a dinosaur.

Go, shapes, go!

September 29, 2014
Fleming, Denise, author, illustrator.
New York : Beach Lane Books, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 30 cm
Circles, rectangles, ovals, arcs, and more have fun moving about, along with a mischievous mouse that wants to play, too.

A bean, a stalk, and a boy named Jack

September 29, 2014
Joyce, William, author.
New York : Moonbot Books/Atheneum Books for Young Readers, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
A magic bean and an ordinary boy solve a royal problem for King Blah Blah Blah.

The adventures of Luke Skywalker, Jedi knight

September 29, 2014
DiTerlizzi, Tony, author.
Los Angeles, California : Disney Lucasfilm Press, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 31 cm
"Based on the story by George Lucas."
Retells Luke Skywalker's journey from a Tatooine farm boy to a Jedi Knight, as he learns how to use the Force in the battle against the Empire.

Bedtime fairy stories : a treasury.

September 29, 2014
New York, NY : Little, Brown & Company LB Kids, 2014.
268 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
A lake in Pixie Hollow -- Picture perfect -- A snowy surprise -- The messy mystery -- Finders, keepers -- The pixie mix-up -- The great fairy campout -- The perfect pumpkin hunt -- Beck's bunny secret.
Presents nine stories featuring Tinker Bell and her friends, the fairies of Pixie Hollow, as they cope with flooding and an unexpected snowstorm, try to figure out how to use a human-sized toothbrush, and exercise their individual talents.

Cats got talent

September 29, 2014
Barrett, Ron, author, illustrator.
New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
"A Paula Wiseman book."
"When three cats find themselves homeless in an alley, they form a singing group with the hope that they will earn the love they need"-- Provided by publisher.

Sebastian and the balloon

September 29, 2014
Stead, Philip Christian, author, illustrator.
New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
"A Neal Porter Book."
"When Sebastian launches himself on a journey in a hot air balloon made entirely of Grandma's afghans and patchwork quilts, his boring day turns into the adventure of a lifetime"-- Provided by publisher.

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