New Arrivals · Kids’ Picture & Easy Books

December 7, 2016
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

The cow said meow

December 6, 2016
Himmelman, John, author, illustrator.
New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2016.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
On a drizzly day, a cow hears a cat meowing to be let into the house, and gets an idea that spirals out of control.

Dinosaur rap

December 6, 2016
Foster, John, 1941 October 12- author.
Cambridge, MA : Barefoot Books, 2016.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm + 1 audio disc (4 3/4 in.)
Sung by Mikey Henry Jr.
A group of dinosaurs dance with their human friends.

How to find a fox

December 6, 2016
Magruder, Nilah, author.
New York : Feiwel and Friends, 2016.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 x 26 cm
"Equipped with a camera and determination, an adventurous little girl tries to track down an elusive red fox, which proves more difficult than she thought"-- Provided by publisher.

Mac & Cheese

December 6, 2016
Proimos, James, author, illustrator.
New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2016.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 27 cm
"Best friends Mac and Cheese prove that it is important to always be yourself"-- Provided by publisher.

Give please a chance

December 6, 2016
O'Reilly, Bill, author.
©2016
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
"Jimmy Patterson Books."
"In this illustrated book written by bestselling authors Bill O'Reilly and James Patterson, a collection of artists each contribute a piece of art demonstrating why the word 'please' makes all the difference in the world"-- Provided by publisher.

The bear who wasn't there

December 6, 2016
Pham, LeUyen, author, illustrator.
©2016
33 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
A picture book inviting readers to join the search for a missing bear.

Good morning, city

December 6, 2016
Kiernan, Pat, 1968-
New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2016.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
"A picture book about how the different inhabitants of a city wake up and start their day, from the popular NY1 morning news anchor, Pat Kiernan"-- Provided by publisher.

Love is a truck

December 6, 2016
Novesky, Amy, author.
Petaluma, CA : Cameron Kids, [2016]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 19 x 19 cm
On board pages.
Celebrates a child's love for a variety of trucks, from fire engines to cement mixers to ice cream trucks.

Lines, squiggles, letters, words

December 6, 2016
Rocha, Ruth, author.
Brooklyn, New York : Enchanted Lion Books, 2016.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
A child who has not yet learned how to read looks out at the world and sees language as such a child would: as lines and squiggles that don't exactly make pictures but don't seem to make anything else either. Then, when the child starts to go to school and begins to learn his letters, his way of seeing begins to change.

All about Muck!

December 6, 2016
New York, NY : LB Kids, an imprint of Little, Brown and Company, 2016.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 16 cm
Cover title.
At head of title: Bob the builder.
Introduces young readers to Bob the Builder's helper Muck, a big, red dump truck.

Baby bear's not hibernating

December 6, 2016
Plourde, Lynn.
[Place of publication not identified] : Down East Books, [2017]
1 volume (unpaged) : colored illustrations ; 23 x 29 cm

Leonard's beard

December 6, 2016
Cote, Nancy, author, illustrator.
New York : Sky Pony Press, [2016]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
When Leonard is so busy writing that he forgets to shave, his beard gets so long that during a storm a variety of objects and animals become entangled in it.

Little bear's sunshine

December 6, 2016
Bing, Bo, 1957- author.
[Unley, South Australia] : Starfish Bay Children's Books, 2016.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 cm
When a little bear's love of the sunshine keeps him from sleeping through the winter, a snowman allows him to stay asleep.

New Year

December 6, 2016
Lo, Rich, author, illustrator.
©2016
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
A young immigrant boy from Hong Kong feels lost at his new school in America. He needs the help of his teacher, classmates, and family to realize that he is not alone and that he should be proud of his unique heritage.

Paul & Antoinette

December 6, 2016
Kerascoët, author, illustrator.
New York : Enchanted Lion Books, 2016.
42 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Paul and Antoinette have very different personalities and enjoy very different things, but somehow they are still the best of friends.

Star Wars : trapped in the Death Star!

December 6, 2016
Siglain, Michael, author.
©2016
30 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
"Includes stickers!"--cover.
"Can Luke, Leia, Han, and Chewie escape from the dreaded Dark Star?"

What does kitten hear? : a big book of animal sounds

December 6, 2016
Lotje (Illustrator), author, illustrator.
©2016
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 34 cm
Translation of: Wat hoort Poes? : het grote geluidenzoekboek.
Cover title.
A colorful search-and count book that follows a kitten as she travels through a world full of animal sounds, visiting a farm, a city, the beach, the park, and a house.

The naughtiest reindeer at the zoo

December 5, 2016
Greenberg, Nicki, author.
©2015
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 30 cm
"This Christmas, Ruby has to bunk in at the zoo with the stuck-up antelopes and the fussy zebras, which is no fun at all for an excitable reindeer. So she comes up with a plan for fabulous Christmas festivities. But when her plan results in mayhem, how can Ruby right her wrongs and save Christmas for everyone?"--Provided by publisher.

The cat from Hunger Mountain

December 5, 2016
Young, Ed, author, illustrator.
New York : Philomel Books, [2016]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Lord Cat lives a lavish lifestyle until drought strikes Hunger Mountain, but when he goes to seek sustenance, he finds much more than food.

Every color

December 5, 2016
Kono, Erin Eitter, author, illustrator.
New York, NY : Dial Books for Young Readers, [2016]
1 volume (unpages) : color illustrations ; 25 x 27 cm
"A girl teaches a polar bear to see the colors in his environment as they take a trip around the world"-- Provided by publisher.

The fix-it man

December 5, 2016
Hood, Susan, 1954- author.
©2016
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Meet Joshua James, the fix-it man. If he can't fix it, no one can! When a stinky problem arises, Joshua James takes matters into his own hands with a little help from his younger sister, Sophie. -- Amazon.com

Goodnight everyone

December 5, 2016
Haughton, Chris, author, illustrator.
©2016
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
The animals in the forest are ready to snuggle up with their families for the night, but Little Bear thinks he can stay awake a while longer.

Margarash

December 5, 2016
Riddle, Mark, author.
Brooklyn, New York : Enchanted Lion Books, 2016.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 32 cm

Let's visit Venice!

December 5, 2016
Manzione, Lisa.
[Fla.?] : Bella & Harry, LLC, ©2011.
35 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 26 cm.
Two curious Chihuahuas, Bella and her brother Harry, are traveling the world with their human family and on this trip they will learn about the customs, history, and landmarks of Venice, Italy.

Toby

December 5, 2016
Mitchell, Hazel (Hazel G.), author, illustrator.
©2016
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 26 cm
"When a young boy and his father move from one house to another, they decide to adopt a dog from the local rescue shelter. But their chosen dog, Toby, is having a tough time adjusting to his new life outside the shelter--howling all night, hiding fearfully from his new humans, forgetting where to go to the bathroom, and chasing a ball through the flower bed. The boy has promised to train his new companion, and he's trying his best, but Dad is starting to get exasperated. Will Toby ever feel comfortable with his new family and settle into his forever home, or will Dad decide he's not the right dog for them after all?"--Amazon.com.

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