New Arrivals · Kids’ Picture & Easy Books

September 24, 2016
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Amelia Bedelia takes the cake

September 23, 2016
Parish, Herman, author.
New York, NY : Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2016]
32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Amelia Bedelia and her friends host a bake sale to benefit their school library.

Big fish, little fish

September 23, 2016
Webster, Christy, author.
New York : Random House, [2016]
24 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
At head of title: Disney Pixar Finding Dory.
When Dory misses her family, she sets off to find them with the help of friends she meets along the way. She sees big fish and little fish and other opposites under the sea.

Duck on a tractor

September 23, 2016
Shannon, David, 1959- author.
©2016
31 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Pleased with his success in riding a bike, Duck decides to drive the farm tractor, and invites all the other farm animals along for the ride--all the way to town.

Race car dreams

September 23, 2016
Chriscoe, Sharon, 1973- author.
©2016
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 x 26 cm
After a day at the track, zipping and zooming, a race car is tired and ready for bed. He washes his rims, fills his tummy with oil, and chooses a book that is all about speed. All toasty and warm he drifts off to sleep, he shifts into gear . . . and dreams of the race.

What noise do I make?

September 23, 2016
McLachlan, Brian, author.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada : Owlkids Books Inc., 2016.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm
We all know dogs bark woof and cats mew meow but what noises do ostriches or peacocks or kookaburras make?

Kristoff's crystal adventure

September 23, 2016
Jordan, Apple, author.
New York, NY : Golden Books, an imprint of Random House Children's Books, [2016]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
"A big golden book"--Cover.
"When Bulda the troll's crystal begins to fade, Kristoff, Anna, Elsa, Sven, and Olaf set off on a quest to help. Can they recharge the crystal's power before the Northern Lights fade from the sky?"--Back cover.

Mervin the sloth is about to do the best thing in the world

September 23, 2016
Venable, Colleen A. F., author.
New York, NY : Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2016]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 29 cm.
Cover title.
"Mervin the Sloth very, very slowly reveals the best thing in the world--sharing good times with good friends"-- Provided by publisher.

Olivia says good night

September 23, 2016
Pulliam, Gabe, author.
©2011
1 volume (unnumbered pages) : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Based on characters created by Ian Falconer.
"Based on the TV series Olivia as seen on Nickelodeon"--Title page verso.
It's almost Olivia's bedtime. After reading a story about a princess who has an adventure in the desert, Olivia is inspired to build a tent just like the one in the story. But Mom says it's time to clean up to get ready for bed. What's a princess-to-be to do? With help from her brother, Princess Olivia makes a tent while cleaning up... and finally settles down for a good night's sleep in a royal tent of her own!

High-flying tea

September 23, 2016
Dilday, Thaddeus.
©2016
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm
"The adorable Disney Palace Pets Berry and Petite are planning a proper tea party in Whisker Haven. Sultan asks to join them and tries his best to follow all their tea party rules--but things get a little crazy!"--Provided by publisher.

Dog days

September 23, 2016
Posner-Sanchez, Andrea, author.
©2016
22 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
"Max's owner, Katie, brings home a new dog. Will the two dogs learn to get along?" -- Back cover.

Dot & Jabber and the great acorn mystery

September 23, 2016
Walsh, Ellen Stoll, author.
©2001
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Two mice try to figure out how a little acorn turns into a huge oak tree.

Panda pants

September 23, 2016
Davies, Jacqueline, 1962- author.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2016]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 24 cm
Panda wants to wear pants, but father Panda does not agree.

Dog rules

September 23, 2016
Czekaj, Jef, author, illustrator.
New York, NY : Balzer + Bray, An Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2016]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 x 29 cm
Title page has title of Bird rules with the word Bird crossed out and Dog written over it.
Two dogs try to teach their new puppy to be a good dog. But instead of growling, it tweets. Instead of doing tricks, it eats a worm. Will the puppy ever learn the dog rules?

Peanut butter's tasty opposites / Terry Border.

September 23, 2016
Border, Terry, 1965- author.
New York, NY : Philomel Books, [2016]
1 volume ; color illustrations : 18 cm
On board pages.
Opposites go together like Peanut Butter and Jelly!

Peanut Butter's yummy numbers

September 23, 2016
Border, Terry, 1965- author.
New York, NY : Philomel Books, 2016.
1 volume ; color illustrations : 18 cm
On board pages.
"A board book of counting with peanuts"-- Provided by publisher.

Who's hiding with Penguin?

September 23, 2016
Mathy, Vincent, 1971- author, illustrator.
San Francisco, California : Chronicle Books LLC, 2016.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 15 cm
On board pages.
"Originally published in France in 2015 by Albin Michel Jeunesse"--Copyright page.
There are animals hiding in the Arctic, and it is up to the reader to find and identify them.

Mr. Putter & Tabby hit the slope

September 22, 2016
Rylant, Cynthia, author.
Boston ; New York : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2016]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 cm
"Mr. Putter and his fine cat, Tabby, and Mrs. Teaberry and her good dog, Zeke, head for the sledding slope for the wildest ride ever. Maybe winter is not so slow after all!"-- Provided by publisher.

This Orq : (he #1)

September 22, 2016
Elliott, David, 1947- author.
©2016
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
When Torq and Slomo move in next door, Orq, a cave boy, and his wooly mammoth best friend, Woma, must find a way back into the hearts of the cave community.

Snail has lunch

September 22, 2016
Peterson, Mary, author, illustrator.
©2016
63 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
When Snail's bucket home is turned over, a ladybug takes him on a journey through the vegetable garden, discovering delicious new foods while encountering new animals.

Is that wise, Pig?

September 22, 2016
Thomas, Jan, 1958- author.
New York : Beach Lane Books, [2016]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
"Mouse and Cow are making soup, but Pig keeps trying to add strange ingredients"-- Provided by publisher.

Elmo's merry Christmas ; Oscar's grouchy Christmas

September 22, 2016
Webster, Christy, author.
New York : Random House, [2016]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Titles from separate title pages; works issued back-to-back and inverted (tête-bêche format).

Opposites, opposites

September 22, 2016
Spinner, Cala. author.
New York : Simon Spotlight, 2016.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
Based on the TV series Yo Gabba Gabba! as seen on Nick Jr.
"Plex and the Gabba friends are having fun learning about opposites. They then get to use their knowledge when they tell Brobee they have a surprise for him. What starts out small but then gets big? A balloon! Brobee is happy to receive a balloon from his friends, but when he accidentally lets go of the string he loses the balloon and is sad. When Brobee&#x;s old balloon flies away, his friends get him a new balloon to replace it. Hooray for opposites! Yo Gabba Gabba! fans will love learning about opposites while reading this sweet story!"--Publisher.

DC Super Friends 5-minute stories.

September 22, 2016
New York, NY : Random House, [2016] ©2016
156 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Stories previously published 2008-2015.
Heroes united! -- T. Rex trouble! -- Joker's joyride -- Going bananas -- Battle in space! -- Crime wave! -- Monster madness! -- Attack of the robot! -- Green Lantern vs. the Meteor Monster! -- Riddle me this!
Boys and girls ages 3 and up will love this hardcover collection of tales featuring Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, and all of the DC Super Friends. Each story can be read in five minutes or less, so it's perfect for bedtime--or anytime!

5-minute Christmas stories.

September 22, 2016
Los Angeles : New York : Disney Press, [2016].
188 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Mickey & friends. Santa's little helper -- WALL-E. Gift for WALL-E -- Peter Pan. Christmas in Never Land -- Alice in Wonderland. Present for the Queen -- 101 dalmatians. Snow puppies -- Monsters. Christmas in Monstropolis -- Winnie the Pooh. Merry Christmas, Winnie the Pooh -- Sleeping Beauty. Aurora's homemade holiday -- Lady and the Tramp. Christmas traditions -- Cars. Mater saves Christmas -- Pinocchio. Meowy Christmas -- Cinderella. Perfect party.
"'Tis the season. Celebrate the spirit of the season as Mickey helps Santa, Alice searches for the Red Queen's present, Mike and Sulley race to light the Monstropolis Christmas tree, and more! Each story in this collection is ideal for reading aloud in just five minutes-- a perfect fit for bedtime, story time, or any time!"--Back cover.

Feliz Navidad : a royal Christmas

September 22, 2016
Rogers, Tom.
©2016
40 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
"Based on the episode "Navidad" written by Craig Gerber for the series created by Craig Gerber".
"It's Princess Elena's favorite time of year: Navidad! Every village in Avalor wants the honor of hosting the princess for its holiday celebrations. Elena has the idea to invite everyone to the town square for a big party. But now all the towns are competing in a parade to see whose holiday traditions are the best. It's up to Elena to show her kingdom the true spirit of Navidad!"-- Book jacket flap.

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