New Arrivals · Kids’ Picture & Easy Books

November 22, 2014
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Super Red Riding Hood

November 21, 2014
Dávila, Claudia, author, illustrator.
Toronto, ON : Kids Can Press, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Based on: Little Red Riding Hood.
When her mother sends her on a "mission" that takes her into the deep, dark woods, Ruby puts on her red cloak and becomes Super Red Riding Hood, a superhero who is scared of nothing--except coming face-to-face with a big, bad wolf.

Sarah on the potty

November 21, 2014
Oud, Pauline, 1963- author, illustrator.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Translated from the Dutch by Clavis Publishing.
Sarah is learning to use the potty.

Boys' potty time

November 21, 2014
Sirett, Dawn.
New York : DK, 2010.
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 21 cm.
On board pages.
Cover title.
Explains the best way for a boy to go from diapers to using the potty, in a text with stickers that can be used as rewards. On board pages.

Goodnight lagoon : a parody from Bikini Bottom

November 21, 2014
Carney, Charles, author.
Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, an imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc., [2014]
32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 23 x 29 cm
Parody of: Goodnight moon / Margaret Wise Brown.
"Based on the TV series SpongeBob SquarePants created by Stephen Hillenburg"--Colophon.
SpongeBob gets ready for bed in Bikini Bottom.

Hug me

November 21, 2014
Ciraolo, Simona, author.
London ; New York : Flying Eye Books, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 x 30 cm
Ever feel like you need a hug, a really big hug from someone? That's how Felipe the young cactus feels, but his family just isn't the touchy-feely kind. Cactuses can be quite prickly sometimes you know . . . and so can Felipe. But he'll be darned if this one pointy issue will hold him back, so one day Felipe sets off on his own to find a friend and just maybe, that long awaited hug.

Being friends

November 21, 2014
Beaumont, Karen.
New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, 2002.
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Two very different girls find that the joy of being friends enables them to share their various likes and dislikes.

Talent trouble

November 21, 2014
Jakubowski, Michele, author.
North Mankato, Minnesota : Picture Window Books, [2014]
26 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Poppy and her best friend Millie organize a talent show for the neighborhood children.

Party pooper

November 21, 2014
Jakubowski, Michele, author.
North Mankato, Minnesota : Picture Window Books, [2014]
26 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
At the big neighborhood summer party Poppy eats too many treats, and gets an upset stomach--but she does not want to be left out when the other children are having so much fun.

Getting dressed with Lily and Milo

November 21, 2014
Oud, Pauline, 1963-
New York : Clavis Pub., c2010.
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 23 cm.
On board pages.
Lily the rabbit and Milo the mouse are going to play outside, but first Lily must get dressed. Guess what Milo does while Lily is dressing.

The ABCs of nutrition

November 21, 2014
Birdman, Andrew, illustrator.
[Place of publication not identified] : Signature Book Printing, [2013]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 x 21 cm.

A possum's tail

November 20, 2014
Dawnay, Gabby, author.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Adorable story of a young boy's visit to London Zoo from the creative team behind Okido magazine. The illustrations are beautifully detailed, capturing the rich cultural diversity of London and city life, while infused with a wonderful nostalgia.

The Berenstain Bears' Valentine love bug

November 20, 2014
Berenstain, Mike, 1951- author.
New York, NY : HarperFestival, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm
"There's a wedding in the family on this Valentine's Day. Every mom and pop and young'un will have a role to play!"--Title page.
Sister Bear gets carried away with her plans after being asked to be a flower girl at a Valentine's Day wedding.

The year of the sheep : tales from the Chinese zodiac

November 20, 2014
Chin, Oliver Clyde, 1969- author.
San Francisco : Immedium, Inc., 2015.
1 volume unpaged : color illustrations ; 26 cm
"The lamb Sydney befriends the shepherd girl Zhi, as well as other animals of the Chinese lunar calendar, and demonstrates the qualities of a kind heart. Lists the birth years and characteristics of individuals born in the Chinese Year of the Sheep"-- Provided by publisher.

A puppy diaries book : holiday helper

November 19, 2014
Abramson, Jill, 1954- author.
New York : Penguin Young Readers, [2014]
31 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
"It's Scout's first winter, and she can't wait for Christmas! She loves the shiny presents with their gorgeous ribbons, which look awfully like fancy tug-of-ar toys! By the time Scout's through with them, the presents are a mess. Is Christmas morning ruined? Of course not! Fans of Puppy Diaries will find this story hilarious, sweet, and perfect for young readers!" -- from Amazon.L

Mike and the Vikings

November 19, 2014
Pendergrass, Daphne, author.
New York : Simon Spotlight, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 cm
On board pages.
At head of title: Mike the Knight.
The Vikings visit Glendragon, and Mike the Knight must make sure they stay out of trouble.

Chicken Clicking

November 18, 2014
Willis, Jeanne, author.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
One night Chick hops onto the farmer's house and has a browse on his computer - click - soon she's shopping online for the whole farm! But when she arranges to meet up with a friend she's made online, she discovers all is not as it seems ... Little Red Riding Hood for the iPad generation, this is the perfect book for teaching children how to stay safe online.

Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer : the classic story

November 18, 2014
Feldman, Thea, author.
New York : Square Fish, an imprint of Macmillan, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Based on the Rankin/Bass Productions of the animated television program, c1964, Classic Media. Adapted from the original story by Robert Lewis May.
"Based on the original television classic, 1964-2014."
Share the classic story of Rudolph with his glowing nose, an elf named Hermey who dreams of becoming a dentist, the prospector Yukon Cornelius, the Island of Misfit Toys, and the scary Abominable Snow Monster.

Guess who castle cuties

November 17, 2014
Gold, Gina, author.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
This storybook highlights the pet friends of Belle, Rapunzel, Aurora, Snow White, and Cinderella.

That's what makes a hippopotamus smile

November 17, 2014
Taylor, Sean, 1965- author.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 x 28 cm.
What do you do when a hippopotamus comes to visit? Play splashy-sploshy games, of course, to make him happy. Share silly toys in a big warm bath, to make him laugh. Give him a great big crunchy salad-treat, as that’s what a hippo likes to eat. And when he’s ready to go home, do a little dance and say goodbye in style – because that’s what makes a hippopotamus smile! And now that you’re his new best friend he’ll be sure to want to come round again – maybe not on his own next time!


November 14, 2014
Rocco, John, author, illustrator.
Los Angeles ; New York : Disney-Hyperion Books, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
"After a massive blizzard, a boy becomes a hero when he manages to walk to the local store and bring supplies back to his neighborhood which has been snowed in for days. Based on the author's childhood experience"-- Provided by publisher.

Tiptop cat

November 14, 2014
Mader, C. Roger, author, illustrator.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
A cat finds the courage to climb again after a frightening fall from his owner's apartment balcony.

Noodle magic

November 14, 2014
Thong, Roseanne, author.
New York : Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Grandpa Tu is famous for his special noodles, and as the emperor's birthday approaches, he encourages his granddaughter, Mei, to find her own noodle magic.

Richard Scarry's ABC word book.

November 14, 2014
Scarry, Richard.
New York : Sterling Children Books, [2011].
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 30 cm.
Brief stories for each letter of the alphabet include the letter printed in red every time it appears, whether in the text or in the labels for the many illustrations.

The mitten : a classic pop-up folktale

November 13, 2014
Southwick, Jessica, author.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Cover title.
"A boy's lost mitten is discovered by a group of curious woodland animals in this sweet retelling of the classic Ukrainian folk tale."--Page 4 of cover.

Squirmy wormy

November 13, 2014
Wilson, Lynda Farrington.
Arlington, Tex. : Sensory World, c2009.
27 p. : col. ill. ; 22 cm.
"How I learned to help myself"--Cover.
Tyler has autism and sensory processing disorder, and though sometimes he has trouble staying still, ignoring noises, and concentrating, he is learning how to cope with his disorder in different ways.


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