New Arrivals · Kids’ Picture & Easy Books

July 4, 2015
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

My first day

July 3, 2015
Sparrow, Leilani, author.
New York, NY : Little Bee Books, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
"Get ready to go, it's the first day of school! Follow one little boy as he experiences all the firsts a first day of school brings, from his first story to his first friend, in this sweet reassuring picture book"--Provided by publisher.

Dad's first day

July 3, 2015
Wohnoutka, Mike, author, illustrator.
New York : Bloomsbury, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Oliver and Dad have spent a fun summer together but when it comes time for the first day of school, Dad discovers that he is not ready and does everything he can to postpone the big day.

Where's the pumpkin?

July 3, 2015
Galloway, Fhiona, illustrator.
©2015
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 16 cm
On board pages.
Cover title.
"Join Spook on her search for the perfect pumpkin in this fall-themed board book."--provided by publisher.

Dragon jelly

July 3, 2015
Freedman, Claire, author.
©2014
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
"Max is having a MONSTER party. They play all sorts of yucky games then cool down in a fruitbat drool paddling pool! Then it's tea-time, with termite tarts, ear-wig rolls and eyeball birthday cake. But the REAL treat is the red-hot dragon jelly!"-- Provided by publisher.

Fall is here!

July 3, 2015
Galloway, Fhiona, illustrator.
©2015
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 16 cm
On board pages.
"Discover colorful leaves, friendly scarecrows, yummy pies, and all the things that make Fall so special."--Provided by publisher.

God made me this way

July 3, 2015
Down, Hayley, author.
Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, UK : Make Believe Ideas Ltd, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm
On board pages.
"Tommy Nelson"--Spine.
In rhyming text, animals describe the unique qualities they were given by God.

R is for rocket : an ABC book

July 2, 2015
Hills, Tad, author, illustrator.
New York : Schwartz & Wade Books, [2015]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Rocket the dog, Bella the squirrel, Owl, and other friends discover the alphabet, from acorns and an angry alligator to a zigzag drawn by the Little Yellow Bird.

The tomb robber and King Tut

July 1, 2015
Gauch, Sarah, author.
New York : Viking, Published by Penguin Group, [2015]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Hassan, grandson of tomb robbers, joins the dig of King Tut's tomb, but must show honesty to continue working.

Aaron loves apples and pumpkins

July 1, 2015
Eastman, P. D. (Philip D.), author, illustrator.
New York : Random House, [2015]
32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
"This work is adapted from Everything Happens to Aaron in the Autumn by P.D. Eastman, copyright (c) 1967 by Random House LLC."
Aaron the alligator cannot seem to do anything right, whether it be playing hide-and-seek, picking apples, or playing football.

The moon is going to Addy's house

July 1, 2015
Pearle, Ida, author, illustrator.
New York, New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC, [2015]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 x 31 cm
The moon follows Addy all over the city before finally settling in at her house for bedtime.

Halloween ABC

July 1, 2015
Albee, Sarah, author.
©1993 [text], ©2009 [cover art and interior illustrations]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm
On board pages.
The angel, ballerina, and cowboy eagerly begin Halloween trick-or-treating, but as the alphabet and the evening end, the witch, xylophone, and yak are ready for sleep.

The huggleball game

July 1, 2015
Scollon, Bill.
©2015
32 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Based on the episode by Kent Redeker.
"Disney Junior"--Cover.
Henry and Summer come up with a roarsome plan for their Huggleball team! Will it help them win?

Who stole the Stellosphere?

July 1, 2015
Scollon, Bill, author.
©2015
31 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Based on the episode written by Greg Johnson.
"Disney Junior"--Cover.
Kidnapped on the Stellosphere, Miles and Merc must try to stop the evil Gadfly Garnett and return the Stellosphere to safety.

Igor spot champion

July 1, 2015
Genechten, Guido van, author, illustrator.
©2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 cm
First published in Belgium and Holland by Clavis Uitgeverij, Hasselt, 2013.
The Spot Games are the smallest sports competition in the world, but for the spotted athletes it's still the most important one! Igor has been training very hard this year. Finally he can go to the Spot Games too! In which sport would such a tiny little fellow shine? Pole-vaulting? Ping-pong? Gymnastics? Weight lifting? Crew? Remember, participating in the Spot Games is more important than winning.

Those pesky rabbits

July 1, 2015
Flood, Ciara, author.
Gosford, N.S.W. Koala Books, 2015.
1 volume unpaged : color illustrations ; 28 cm..
A family of cheerful rabbits make their new neighbours life unBEARable! All Mr Bear wants is to be left alone, but his rabbit neighbours just dont get it! They keep on asking annoying things like can they borrow honey, or does he want to swap books! When grumpy refusals dont work, he decides to scare away those pesky rabbits. Can kindness make Mr Bear see its time for a change?

George and the dinosaur

July 1, 2015
Hayes, Felix, author.
©2014
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 30 cm
"George likes digging in his backyard. He finds all sorts of things, including some gems, a sword, a pirate's peg leg and, best of all, a dinosaur egg! When it hatches George thinks he has found the perfect pet...until the baby dinosaur starts eating. First, it's only the contents of the refrigerator. Then it's everything in the living room! Is there anything that can stop his hungry dino's appetite?"--Jacket.

Boom, Snot, Twitty this way that way

June 30, 2015
Cronin, Doreen, author.
©2015
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Three friends decide which way to go to find the perfect spot to spend the day.

The sky is falling!

June 30, 2015
Teague, Mark, author, illustrator.
©2015
1 unpaged volume : color illustrations ; 26 x 29 cm
In this humorous version of the traditional tale, Chicken Little panics when an acorn falls on her head and sets off a dance frenzy among the other chickens, and while squirrel and the other animals understand what really happened, they soon join in the dancing--because it is fun.

ABC school's for me!

June 30, 2015
Katz, Susan B., 1971- author.
New York : Scholastic Press, [2015]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Simple rhymes for each letter of the alphabet introduce babies to school activities.

Boats for Papa

June 30, 2015
Bagley, Jessixa, author.
New York, New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2015.
1 v. (unpaged) color illustrations 22 cm.
"A Neal Porter Book."
Buckley and his mother cope with the loss of their father/husband by sending small wooden boats, built by Buckley, off into the ocean.

Billy and Goat at the state fair

June 30, 2015
Yaccarino, Dan, author, illustrator.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
A visit to the state fair cements the friendship between a boy and a goat who are very different from one another.

Viral : stories

June 30, 2015
Mitchell, Emily, author.
New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2015]
208 pages ; 21 cm
Smile report -- On friendship -- Lucille's house -- States -- Three marriages -- A boy my sister dated in high school -- My daughter and her spider -- If you cannot go to sleep -- No-no -- Guided meditation -- Viral -- Biographies.
"Told with absurdist humor and sweet sadness, Viral is about being lost in places that are supposed to feel like home"--Page 4 of cover.

Believe it or not, my brother has a monster!

June 30, 2015
Nesbitt, Kenn, author.
©2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm

Never tickle a tiger

June 30, 2015
Butchart, Pamela, author.
London ; New York : Bloomsbury, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Izzy is always shuffling, jiggling, squirming and twitching. She just can't keep still! So when Izzy's school go on a trip to the zoo, her teacher warns her to behave. She must never wriggle, she must never fidget and she must certainly NEVER TICKLE A TIGER! But does Izzy listen? She does NOT - and what happens next throws the zoo into complete chaos. With eye-catching illustrations by the internationally acclaimed bestselling illustrator, Marc Boutavant, Never Tickle a Tiger will amaze and delight children and parents alike! It includes a spectacular double gatefold for the grand chaotic reveal.

Ten flying brooms

June 30, 2015
Oliver, Ilanit, author.
©2015
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Ten flying brooms, ten spooky witches, and one special night make this a Halloween counting treat!

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