New Arrivals · Kids’ Picture & Easy Books

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

I love snow!

June 23, 2016
Elliott, Zetta, author.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations , 22 cm
"Too much snow can sometimes cause problems, and in time turns to dirty gray slush. But in the end, nothing can diminish a child's love of snow!" -- Page [4] of cover.

Splat the Cat : the name of the game

June 23, 2016
Hsu Lin, Amy, author.
New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2012]
31 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
"Based on the creation of Rob Scotton"--Cover.
"Based on the bestselling books by Rob Scotton."
"Splat the Cat is excited to play games with his friends -- until he loses every game! Will Spalt find a way to have fun?"--Page 4 of cover.

Puffy : people whose hair defies gravity

June 23, 2016
De León, Aya.
[Place of publication not identified] : Aya de León, [2013]
24 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
A simple, Dr. Seuss-like rhyme accompanies pictures of people with puffy hair.

Shopkins : seek and find surprise.

June 23, 2016
New York : Little Bee Books, 2016.
24 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Includes Shopkins characters from seasons 1-3 and over 100 fruity scented stickers.

Ten twinkly stars

June 23, 2016
1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations ; 21 cm.
"Colorful countdown fun!" -- cover.
EARLY LEARNING: NUMBERS & COUNTING. Join the adorable animals as they snuggle and snooze beneath the twinkling stars in this enchanting book. Young readers will delight in the colorful, tactile pages as they watch the die-cut stars decrease from 10 to 1 with each turn of the page. Ages 0+

Two long ears

June 23, 2016
Boehne, Jacob A., author.
Atglen, PA : Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., 2016.
[22] unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 16 cm
On board pages.
"Includes a full-color wall poster & a color-it-yourself version"--Page 4 of cover.
"With its fun pictures and words, the book is a simple way to start talking with preschoolers about accepting differences, from piercings to tattoos. The illustrations are inspired by traditional tattoo designs as well as not-so-traditional body modification styles. Introducing kids to a culture that's rarely displayed in other materials, this is a perfect resource for early childhood educators, parents, and all adults who value diversity"--Page 2 of cover.

Ursa's light

June 23, 2016
Marcero, Deborah, author, illustrator.
White Plains, New York : Peter Pauper Press, Inc., 2016.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
"One night Ursa the bear had an idea. An amazing idea. A wild idea. She was going to fly!"-- Provided by publisher.

A winter's nap

June 23, 2016
Sacks, Marcy Goldberg, 1974-
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010.
22 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
"See it on PBS Kids"--Cover.
"Characters created by Margaret and H.A. Rey"--Title page verso.
It is so cold that George wants to hibernate through the winter months like a bear, and he decorates his bedroom like a cave in the hope he can sleep all winter long.

I want to be baptized

June 22, 2016
Hall, Annalisa, 1978- author.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 16 cm
On board pages.
Cover title.
Depicts the importance of baptism by comparing it to objects that children can remember and relate to.

Dumbo and mama

June 22, 2016
Glass, Calliope, author.
Glendale, California : Disney Press, 2016.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 16 cm.
On board pages.
"A touch-and-feel story"--Cover.
When Dumbo and his mom decide to have the perfect afternoon, they find the only thing they need is one another. The third in a new charming line of touch-and-feel board books, this title features an adorable new story starring everybody's favorite baby elephant, original art, and touch-and-feel elements on every spread.

Mommy, pick me up

June 22, 2016
Soledad, author, illustrator.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Originally published in French by Ecole des loisirs in 2014 under title: Maman dans tes bras.
"A humorous story about a little boy and all the things he wants his mommy to help him with"-- Provided by publisher.

Spider-Man storybook collection.

June 22, 2016
Los Angeles : Marvel, 2016.
288 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Cause for celebration -- Science vs. science -- Hulk disposal -- Last days of summer -- Alone against the Sinister Six! -- Halloween stampede -- Attack off-Broadway! Guest starring Rocket and Groot -- Crazy eights -- Love bug -- No room for debate -- The amazing Spider-Kid -- Power trip -- Black ice -- A hot dog, a real dog, and an octopus -- Super BUGZ! -- Sand trap -- The fastest web in the west -- Museum madness! -- Climate calamity! -- The Sensational Six!
Spider-Man teams up with Ms. Marvel, Rocket and Groot, Ant-Man, and Falcon, among others, in this collection of stories.

Fuli finds her place

June 21, 2016
Behling, Steve, author.
Glendale, California : Disney Press, an imprint of Disney Book Group, [2016]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Based on the episode written by Elise Allen, John Loy, and Ford Riley for the Lion Guard series developed for television by Ford Riley.
At the end of the day, everyone in the Lion Guard is ready for family dinner -- everyone except Fuli, who hunts all alone. Her friends are worried about her. Wouldn't she rather eat with the egrets, hippos, or lions? The Lion Guard is on a mission of friendship!

Pete the Cat's got class

June 21, 2016
Dean, James, 1957- author, illustrator.
New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2016.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Pete the cat loves math, but his friend Tom struggles, so Pete decides to help his friend understand his math homework.

Goose on the farm

June 21, 2016
Wall, Laura, author, illustrator.
New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2016.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Sophie and Goose go on a class trip to the farm. Soon Goose feels left out and sets out on his own. He meets many new animals along the way, but it's not quite the same as being with Sophie until ... Baaaa! Has Goose made a new friend?

Disobedience school

June 21, 2016
Hites, Kati, author, illustrator.
New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Children's Books, [2016]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm.
Winnie enrolls Waldorf in her obedience school for dogs.

Woodpecker wants a waffle

June 21, 2016
Breen, Steve, author, illustrator.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
"Benny the woodpecker makes a brilliant plan to eat a tasty plate of waffles"-- Provided by publisher.

On the first day of kindergarten

June 21, 2016
Rabe, Tish, author.
New York : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2016]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
"A five-year-old recounts the cool new things she got to do in the first twelve days of kindergarten"-- Provided by publisher.

Ruby Rose off to school she goes

June 21, 2016
Sanders, Rob, 1958- author.
New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2016]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Ruby Rose loves to dance, which does not please her teacher or other adults on her first day of school.

Mimi's garden

June 21, 2016
Ruggiera, Lisa, author.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
"Lucy loves to work in the garden with her Mimi. One day while Lucy is alone in the garden, she discovers someone magical living there. But danger lurking in the garden could harm Lucy's new discovery. Can Lucy find a way to make the garden a safe haven for her new friends?"--Page [4] of cover.

Big Red and the Little Bitty Wolf : a story about bullying

June 21, 2016
Ransom, Jeanie Franz, 1957- author.
Washington, DC : Magination Press/American Psychological Association, [2016]
32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Big Red Riding Hood has been bullying Little Bitty Wolf since she moved into the neighborhood and his parents' advice does not help, but their school counselor, Mr. Know-It-Owl, makes a comment that just might set things right.

Bug zoo

June 21, 2016
Wheeler, Lisa, 1963- author.
Los Angeles ; New York : Disney Press, 2016.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 30 cm
"Walt Disney Animation Studios artist showcase."
Ben loves all sorts of insects but when he puts some in jars to start a bug zoo, the bugs quickly stop buzzing and after adding a luna moth to the collection, he understands why.

Cry heart, but never break

June 21, 2016
Ringtved, Glenn, 1968- author.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 31 cm.
"Aware their grandmother is gravely ill, four siblings make a pact to keep death from taking her away. But Death does arrive all the same, as it must. He comes gently, naturally. And he comes with enough time to share a story with the children that helps them to realize the value of loss to life and the importance of being able to say goodbye."--from

Curious George and the ice cream surprise

June 21, 2016
Perez, Monica.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm
George is looking for a way to beat the summer heat. Swimming, running through sprinklers, a glass of lemonade--none is able to help George cool off! What George really wants is a sweet, cold treat from the ice cream truck! But will he ever catch it?

Curious George cleans up

June 21, 2016
Krensky, Stephen.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2007.
22 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Level 1 curious about technology.
"Based on the TV series teleplay written by Joe Fallon"--T.p.
After spilling grape juice on the new rug, Curious George finds an ingenious way to clean it up. Includes related educational activities.


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