New Arrivals · Kids’ Picture & Easy Books

January 31, 2015
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Sleeping Cinderella and other princess mix-ups

January 30, 2015
Clarkson, Stephanie, author.
New York : Orchard Books, [2015]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Cinderella, Snow White, Sleeping Beauty, and Rapunzel are all unhappy, but when they decide to switch places for a day each discovers what she likes--and what she can change--about her own life.

The end of the rainbow

January 30, 2015
Donnelly, Liza, author, illustrator.
New York : Holiday House, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
"While looking for the end of the rainbow, a girl finds something even better: new friends"-- Provided by publisher.


January 30, 2015
Wall, Laura, author, illustrator.
New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
First published in 2012 in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, UK, by Award Publications Limited.
"Sophie meets Goose at the park and the two become fast friends"-- Provided by publisher.

Girl power 5-minute stories : 10 books in 1.

January 28, 2015
219 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
I like myself! / Karen Beaumont, illustrated by David Catrow -- Supersister / Beth Cadena, illustrated by Frank W. Dormer -- Tallulah's tutu / Marilyn Singer, illustrated by Alexandra Bolger -- Flora's very windy day / Jeanne Birdsall, illustrated by Matt Phelan -- Princess in training / Tammi Sauer, illustrated by Joe Berger -- Chavela and the magic bubble / Monica Brown, illustrated by Magaly Morales -- Small sister / Jessica Meserve -- Ella Sarah gets dressed / by Margaret Chodos-Irvine -- Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa / Erica Silverman, illustrated by Betsy Lewin -- Wow! It sure is good to be you! / Cynthia Jabar -- About the authors and illustrators.

Olivia and the pet project

January 28, 2015
Forte, Lauren, author.
New York : Simon Spotlight, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
"Based on the screenplay 'Olivia's Pet Project' written by Matt Negrete."
"Based on the TV series Olivia as seen on Nickelodeon"--Title page verso.
Daisy's dog has been behaving badly, and she thinks Olivia's dog, Perry, is to blame! Can Olivia teach Perry some manners, or will they both be sent to the doghouse?


January 28, 2015
Hurley, Jorey.
New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Illustrations and simple text follow a dog as it chases a ball at the beach.

Naptime with Theo and Beau

January 28, 2015
Shyba, Jessica, author.
New York : Feiwel and Friends, 2015
40 unnumbered pages : color illustrations, color photographs ; 24 cm
It all started when a loving mother posted a few pictures of her son, Beau, and their new puppy, Theo, napping together on her popular blog Momma's Gone City. But these pictures were so "unbearably adorable" (The Daily Mail) and "utterly charming" (The Huffington Post) that it quickly became much, much more. By faithfully recording and sharing what Good Morning America calls "the most mesmerizing naps ever caught on camera," Jessica Shyba and her family captured the hearts of people all over the world, and these beautiful images of friendship and trust have become an international viral sensation.


January 27, 2015
Atteberry, Kevan, author, illustrator.
New York, NY : Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2015]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 27 cm
"A monster searches everywhere to find the things he loves: bunnies"-- Provided by publisher.

Night owl

January 27, 2015
Yuly, Toni, author, illustrator.
New York : Feiwel and Friends, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 cm
A baby owl flies through the night, listening carefully to different sounds as he tries to find Mommy Owl.

Harlem Renaissance party

January 27, 2015
Ringgold, Faith, author, illustrator.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Lonnie and his uncle journey back in time to the Harlem Renaissance.

Flat Stanley and the very big cookie

January 27, 2015
Houran, Lori Haskins, author.
29 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Eager to help Mr. Pete the Baker make his delicious treats, Flat Stanley and Arthur participate in Mr. Pete's plan to reclaim his customers from a business rival.

Tony Baroni loves macaroni

January 27, 2015
Sadler, Marilyn.
Maplewood, NJ : Blue Apple Books, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Tony will eat nothing but macaroni and cheese for breakfast, lunch, and dinner but Nana Sophia persists in tempting him with a variety of other good, homemade foods.

No, silly!

January 27, 2015
Krug, Ken, author, illustrator.
New York : Beach Lane Books, [2015]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
As their mothers and fathers listen, preschoolers describe favorite things to do.

Virgil & Owen

January 26, 2015
Bogan, Paulette, author, illustrator.
New York : Bloomsbury, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Virgil the penguin finds a polar bear and tries to claim it as his own, but the polar bear wants to splash with the terns, slide with the seals, twirl with all the penguins, and be called by his name--Owen.

Walter and the no-need-to-worry suit

January 26, 2015
Bright, Rachel.
London : HarperCollins Children's, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
"The wonderful world of Walter and Winnie"--Jacket.
Introducing the first fantastic tale from the Wonderful World of Walter and Winnie--an enchanting new picture book series from Rachel Bright. We all worry. But nobody worries quite like Walter. As the Seriously Competitive Sports and Funday approaches, Walter's worries start to roll out of control. What can his best friend Winnie and the other Woollybottomers do to help? A heart-warming, laugh-out-loud adventure revealing that whatever happens, as long as you have your friends around you, there's no need to worry! Unique picture book talent Rachel Bright has created the wacky world of Woollybottom, a little town that sits on top of a very tall hill, and home to best friends, Walter and Winnie, and a whole host of other charming characters. Each book in the series gently and humorously addresses a 'first experience' that all young children will be able to relate to, in Rachel's inimitable style.

Benjamin and the super spectacles

January 26, 2015
Bright, Rachel.
London : HarperCollins Children's, 2015.
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
"The wonderful world of Walter and Winnie"--Cover.

5-minute Disney Junior stories.

January 26, 2015
Los Angeles : Disney Press, 2015.
188 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Sofia the First : Once upon a princess -- Doc McStuffins : Dark Knight -- Sofia the first: The buttercups -- Minnie : Minnie's Bow-tique -- Doc McStuffins : Doctoring the Doc -- Sofia the First : Just one of the princes -- Doc McStuffins : Bronto bruises -- Sofa the First : The amulet of Avalor -- Minnie : Minnie's Pet Salon -- Doc McStuffins : Dusty bear -- Sofia the First : The princess test -- Minnie : Minnie-rella.

Betty Bunny loves Easter

January 26, 2015
Kaplan, Michael B.
New York, New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA), 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 x 27 cm
Betty Bunny wants to be the Easter Bunny when she grows up, but is having a difficult time finding eggs during the neighborhood Easter egg hunt.

Llama Llama Easter Egg

January 26, 2015
Dewdney, Anna.
New York : Penguin Putnam Inc , c2015
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 cm.
Board book

Shapes at home

January 26, 2015
New York : Childrens Press, An imprint of Scholastic, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 17 cm
On board pages.
Familiar photos from around the house help toddlers learn to identify the shapes all around them.

Cinderella : kindness and courage

January 22, 2015
Green, Rico.
"Based on the screenplay by Chris Weitz".
Ella promises her mother to have courage and be kind. But with her new stepfamily, this isn't always easy. Will Ella be able to keep her promise and stay true to herself?

I am Daisy

January 22, 2015
Froeb, Lori.
32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
"Meet Daisy the cat. She is so happy to be leaving the shelter with all those loud dogs. Travel along with her as she meets her new family, and discovers that 'Oh, no!' they have a dog too!" -- Provided by publisher.

I am McKinley

January 22, 2015
Froeb, Lori.
32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
"Inspired by a joyous real-life ASPCA animal rescue and adoption story, read about the everyday details of family life through the curious eyes and mind of a newly adopted pet. Meet McKinley. She's a great dog and she's just been adopted! Come along with her as she meets her new family and explores her new home."-- Provided by publisher.

Story time for Lamb

January 22, 2015
Dahl, Michael.
Mankato, Minn. : Picture Window Books, c2011.
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 21 cm.
On board pages.
"Baby lamb enjoys story time with his mom."

Cinderella : a night at the ball / by Rico Green.

January 22, 2015
Green, Rico, author.
Los Angeles : Disney Press, [2015]
23 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Based on the screenplay by Christ Weitz ; executive producer Tim Lewis ; produced by Simon Kinberg, Allison Shearmur, David Barron; directed by Kenneth Branagh.


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