New Arrivals · Kids’ Picture & Easy Books

May 19, 2018
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Beware the monster

May 18, 2018
Escoffier, Michaël, 1970- author.
©2018
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 30 cm
First published in France as Plus gros que le ventre.
"In this book, young children are introduced to a ravenous monster that eats everything in its path. Apples, leaves, trees, and even cows don't stand a chance as he ploughs his way through the woods satisfying his enormous appetite. Who will his next victim be? Be careful! His favourite dish is little children! But don't worry. The surprise ending will make children sigh with relief--and laugh out loud."-- Provided by publisher.

Nuclear physics for babies

May 18, 2018
Ferrie, Chris, author.
©2018.
1 unpaged volume : color illustrations ; 21 cm.

Nanny Paws

May 18, 2018
Wahman, Wendy, author, illustrator.
©2018
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Nanny Paws looks after Ally and Mae the only way she knows how--as a dog would. There's nothing she wouldn't do for her girls. She feeds them a hearty breakfast (cookies are best), picks up their toys (teddy bears fit nicely in freshly dug holes), and even walks them to school (running them there is fun too). But one Tuesday, Ally and Mae come home sick, and it's up to Nanny Paws to take care of them in her own special way.

Hello, my name is ... : how Adorabilis got his name

May 18, 2018
Polansky, Marisa, author.
New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2018.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
A new creature is added to the deep-sea tank, but what will they call this flapjack octopus? Includes an author's note on Adorabilis and its name.

Let's go ABC! : things that go from A to Z

May 18, 2018
Greene, Rhonda Gowler, author.
©2018
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 x 29 cm
Introduces the alphabet using a vehicle for each letter, from airplane to zeppelin.

ABCs of space

May 17, 2018
Ferrie, Chris, author.
[Naperville, Illinois] : Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, an imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc., [2018]
26 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
On board pages.
Cover title.
Colorful and simple introduction for babies and grownups to a new astronomical concept for every letter of the alphabet. Each page features multiple levels of text so the book grows along with your little astronomer.

Feminist Baby finds her voice!

May 17, 2018
Brantz, Loryn, author, illustrator.
New York : Disney-Hyperion, 2018.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm
On board pages.
Cover title.
"Feminist Baby and her friends aren't afraid to speak up, whether it's about not wanting to take a bath or providing equal rights for everyone"-- Provided by publisher.

Organic chemistry for babies

May 17, 2018
Ferrie, Chris, author.
[Naperville, Illinois] : Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, [2018]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
Title from cover.
On board pages.

The Berenstain Bears truth about gossip

May 17, 2018
Berenstain, Jan, 1923-2012, author.
©2018
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
Includes discussion questions.
"Talking about others makes Sister feel like she is special, even if what is said might not be true. But when rumors are spread about her, Sister begins to understand just how hurtful gossip can be"--Back cover.

Charlie takes an adventure

May 17, 2018
Mariano, Haley Marguerite, author.
Deerfield Beach, FL : Trimark Press, 2016.
31 pages : color illustrations ; 21 x 26 cm
Charlie the penguin lives in Antarctica where it is very cold and winter lasts a long, long time. Penguins are supposed to like cold weather, but Charlie doesn't. He wants to go someplace warm so he leaves his home in Antarctica for an adventure in sunny Florida. But it's not at all what Charlie expected!

The elf on the shelf : a Christmas tradition

May 17, 2018
Aebersold, Carol V.
[Kennesaw, GA] : CCA and B, LLC, 2007.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
This tradition has captured the hearts of children everywhere, who welcome a scout elf each holiday season. Elves are magical helpers that help Santa Claus manage his naughty and nice lists by reporting back to him at the North Pole nightly. The Elf on the Shelf brings the spirit of the season to life.

The Christmas wind

May 17, 2018
McLellan, Stephanie Simpson, author.
©2017
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
"First published in the United States in 2018"--Colophon.

Uniquely wired : a book about autism and its gifts

May 17, 2018
Cook, Julia, 1964- author.
©2018
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Zak has autism, so he sometimes responds to the world around him in unconventional ways. As he describes his point of view, young readers gain a better understanding of his behaviors and learn valuable lessons about patience, tolerance, and understanding.

The itchy book!

May 16, 2018
Pham, LeUyen, author, illustrator.
Los Angeles ; New York : Hyperion Books for Children, an imprint of Disney Book Group, 2018.
50 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Triceratops, Pterodactyl, Brontosaurus, and T-Rex each have an itch, but Dino-Mo reminds them of the sign with a very important rule: Dinosaurs do not scratch. Includes introductory and concluding text and illustrations by Mo Willems.

Mouse loves summer

May 16, 2018
Thompson, Lauren, 1962- author.
New York : Simon Spotlight, 2018.
1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations ; 24 cm.
The illustrations and portions of the text were previously published in 2004 in Mouse's First Summer.
"On a bright sunny day Mouse and Minka celebrate summer with a picnic in the park"-- Provided by publisher.

Train ride fun!

May 16, 2018
Testa, Maggie, author.
New York : Simon Spotlight, 2018.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
"Based on the television series created by Craig Bartlett."
Buddy and Tiny, sibling dinosaurs, take a ride on the Dinosaur Train.

The detective dog

May 16, 2018
Donaldson, Julia, author.
New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2018.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 x 29 cm
First published in the United Kingdom in 2016 by Macmillan Children's Books.
When Detective Dog Nell puts her nose to the task, there's no mystery she can't solve. Whether she's tracking the missing shoe of her human, Peter, or locating some lost honeycomb, all Nell has to do is sniff, sniff, sniff and she's hot on the trail. Besides solving mysteries, there's something else Nell loves--listening to children read. Every Monday, Peter takes her to school where children tell her stories. One day, Nell and Peter arrive to find that all the books are gone. Who could have taken them? And why? There's only one dog for the job, and Detective Dog Nell is ready to sniff out the thief!

Julián is a mermaid

May 16, 2018
Love, Jessica, author, illustrator.
©2018
34 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
While riding the subway home from the pool with his abuela one day, Julián notices three women spectacularly dressed up. Their hair billows in brilliant hues, their dresses end in fishtails, and their joy fills the train car. When Julián gets home, daydreaming of the magic he's seen, all he can think about is dressing up just like the ladies in his own fabulous mermaid costume: a butter-yellow curtain for his tail, the fronds of a potted fern for his headdress. But what will Abuela think about the mess he makes -- and even more importantly, what will she think about how Julián sees himself?

Night out

May 16, 2018
Miyares, Daniel, author.
©2018
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Newly-arrived at boarding school, a boy finds an invitation and goes on an adventure that may lead to friendship.--Provided by Publisher.

Summer color!

May 16, 2018
Murray, Diana, author.
New York, NY : Little, Brown and Company, 2018.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 x 29 cm
"Two children notice all the beautiful colors that surround them on a rainy summer day out in the country"-- Provided by publisher.

Ocean meets sky

May 16, 2018
Fan, Terry, author.
©2018
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 29 cm
"A little boy builds a ship to honor his late grandfather and sets sail for the magical place where ocean meets sky from his grandfather's stories"-- Provided by publisher.

Dr. Seuss's all aboard the Circus McGurkus!

May 16, 2018
New York, NY : Random House, 2004.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 16 x 103 cm, folded to 16 x 21 cm.
Includes lift-up flaps.
Cover title.
All aboard for a trainload of Seussian surprises and lift-the-flap fun!

A dinosaur in the sky

May 16, 2018
Polen, Derek L.
©2018
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
"Max was the biggest dinosaur fan in Fossil Lake. He enjoyed playing in his toy dinosaur city, studying dinosaurs at the museum, and digging for fossils. One day, while digging at the fossil park, Max believes he discovers a dinosaur in the sky. Will Max discover a dinosaur or some other amazing creature? Also included in the book are two animal facts comparison charts to further enhance learning."--Amazon website.

Neema's reason to smile

May 16, 2018
Newman, Patricia, 1958-
©2018
38 pages : color illustrations ; 24 x 29 cm
Also includes primary source interviews, discussion questions and activities, and a glossary.
"Neema's Reason to Smile is the story of Neema, a young Kenyan girl who dreams of one day being able to afford to go to school. Slowly, and with great purpose, Neema makes a plan to save money in her dream basket and make her dream come true. One day, a mysterious young girl skips down the street wearing a red skirt and white shirt. Soon, she guides Neema all the way to a new school."--Publisher's website.

Peekaboo! : in the snow

May 16, 2018
Cocoretto (Joint pseudonym), author, illustrator.
Swindon, UK : Childs Play (International) Ltd, [2016]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 cm
Readers may lift the flaps to find who's hiding in the snow.

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