New Arrivals · Kids’ Picture & Easy Books

October 24, 2014
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Angelina's big city ballet

October 23, 2014
Holabird, Katharine.
New York, New York : Viking, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA), [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 22 x 27 cm.
Angelina goes to the most famous city in Mouseland to perform at the Big Cheese Dance Show with her cousin Jeanie, but the two clash over whether tap or ballet is better.

Is there a dog in this book?

October 23, 2014
Schwarz, Viviane.
Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Lift-the-flap book.

Paddington : meet Paddington

October 23, 2014
Auerbach, Annie, author.
New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2014]
32 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
"Based on the screenplay written by Paul King ; based on the Paddington Bear novels written and created by Michael Bond."
Meet Paddington, the extraordinary bear from Peru, and his many friends who help him out of lots of curious situations--as well as a few characters who lead him into trouble.

Irene's wish

October 23, 2014
Nolen, Jerdine, author.
New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
"A Paula Wiseman book."
"A little girl ... wishes for her father to be home more, but she never expects her wish to come true the way it does"-- Provided by publisher.

Albie's first word : a tale inspired by Albert Einstein's childhood

October 23, 2014
Tourville, Jacqueline, author.
New York : Schwartz & Wade books, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Because three-year-old Albie, who would one day be known as Albert Einstein, has never spoken his concerned family takes him to a doctor who recommends a series of activities that might stimulate him to talk.

Something about a bear

October 23, 2014
Morris, Jackie, author, illustrator.
London : Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Follows the activities of eight wild bears as they find their food and take care of their young.

Noses are not for picking

October 23, 2014
Verdick, Elizabeth.
Minneapolis : Free Spirit Publishing, [2014]
26 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm.
On board pages.
"We've all seen it--the nose-picking habit starts as early as the toddler years, and no child is the exception. Young children pick their noses for a variety of reasons, from colds to allergies to curiosity or boredom. This board book for toddlers and preschoolers is the answer to the age-old question "How can I get my child not to pick, especially not in public?" With her trademark mix of gentle humor and kid-friendly support, the author helps guide little ones toward healthier habits, like using a tissue and washing their hands. Simple, catchy words help children remember what to do; vibrant fullcolor illustrations bring the words to life. Throughout, the positive message shines through: noses are for breathing, sniffing, smelling. but not for picking!"-- Provided by publisher.

Otto & Uncle Tooth adventures

October 23, 2014
Hayes, Geoffrey, author, illustrator.
New York : Random House, 2014.
154 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
First work originally published: 1988. Second work originally published: 1991. Third work originally published: 1994.
The secret of Foghorn Island -- The treasure of the Lost Lagoon -- The curse of the Cobweb Queen -- Ottopedia.
Otto and Uncle Tooth investigate mysteries and have great adventures in Boogle Bay in three separate tales.

The big battle

October 23, 2014
Scollon, Bill, author.
©2014
32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
At head of title: Disney Big Hero 6.
"With battle cards"--cover.
When he finds himself in the grips of a criminal plot that threatens to destroy San Fransokyo, robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada joins forces with a reluctant team of first-time crime fighters on a mission to save the city.

Fight to the finish!

October 23, 2014
Scollon, Bill, author.
New York : Random House, [2014]
46 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
At head of title: Disney Big Hero 6.
When he finds himself in the grips of a criminal plot that threatens to destroy San Fransokyo, robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada joins forces with a reluctant team of first-time crime fighters on a mission to save the city.

Bugs

October 23, 2014
Chandler, Shannon, author.
©2014
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 16 cm
On board pages.
Cover title.
Follows the daily activities of six insects, including grasshoppers, butterflies, and ants.

Dinosaurs

October 23, 2014
Chandler, Shannon, author.
©2014
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 16 cm
On board pages.
Cover title.
Follows the daily activities of five dinosaurs, including the Tyrannosaurus Rex and the Stegosaurus.

Daniel visits the doctor

October 23, 2014
Friedman, Becky.
©2014
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
Based on the screenplay written by Andrea Maywhort and Eric Saiet.
Daniel has to visit the doctor, and he's a little nervous. But with a little help from Mom and Dr. Anna, suddenly the trip isn't so scary anymore.

Big Hero 6

October 23, 2014
Hitchcock, Laura, author.
©2014
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm
"A Little Golden book."
The villainous Yokai has stolen the microbots, so Hiro develops high-tech super suits for his team in order to get the microbots back.

Big snowman, little snowman

October 22, 2014
Rabe, Tish.
©2013.
32 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
"Princess Anna sees a little snowman and a very big snowman. What other opposites do you see?"--P. [4] of cover.

Anna's act of love ; Elsa's icy magic

October 22, 2014
Marsoli, Lisa Ann, 1958-
New York : Random House Children's Books, 2013.
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 21 cm
Titles from separate title pages; works issued back-to-back and inverted.
"2 books in one!"--Cover.
An epic tale of adventure and comedy. When the kingdom she loves is trapped in an eternal winter, it is up to Anna and the daring mountain man Kristoff to set out on an adventure filled with danger, magical creatures, and a hilarious snowman in order to find Anna's sister, the Snow Queen Elsa.

Disney Frozen : Olaf's 1-2-3 [board book]

October 22, 2014
New York : Random House, 2013.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations.
On board pages.
Cover title.
Count 1 to 10 with Olaf the snowman.

5-minute Minnie tales.

October 22, 2014
Glendale, California : Disney Press, [2014]
186 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
"All illustrations by the Disney Storybook Art Team"--Title page verso.
Minnie's scavenger hunt -- Minnie's summer day -- The missing daffodils -- Minnie and the pet show -- Minnie's hiccup trick -- A surprise for Pluto -- Scaredy-cat sleepover -- A nice day for a sail -- The bravest dog -- Minnie and the dude ranch -- A perfect picnic -- Minnie's missing recipe.
Minnie Mouse stars in this collection of 12 tales, each of which can be read aloud in about five minutes.

It will be okay : trusting God through fear and change

October 22, 2014
TerKeurst, Lysa.
Nashville, Tennessee : Thomas Nelson, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
"Little Seed and Little Fox are facing changes and brand new circumstances and they don't like it one bit. Through this unlikely friendship, children will discover that no matter how new or fearful their circumstances, God is always with them"-- Provided by publisher.

A good home for Max

October 22, 2014
Terada, Junzō, 1961- author, illustrator.
San Francisco, California : Chronicle Books LLC, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Translated from the Japanese.
Tabi, the little mouse who lives in the general store and cares for the toys, wants his friend Max, the blue dog, to find a good home.

Owl howl

October 22, 2014
Friester, Paul, author.
New York : NorthSouth Book, Inc., an imprint of NordSüd Verlag AG, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
All of the animals in the forest try to get a little owl to stop crying.

Guess who's fin-tastic!

October 22, 2014
Ottersley, Martha T., author.
©2014
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Cover title.
"Nickelodeon Bubble Guppies."
The Bubble Guppies play a swim-sational game of hide-and-seek in this lift-the-flap book.

Fox on the loose!

October 22, 2014
Porter, Matthew, 1974-
Seattle, WA : Little Bigfoot, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Title from cover.
On board pages.
The fox is up to no good when the cheeping baby chicks wake up the goose. The goose wakes up the sheep, and so on until mister fox is chased out of the barnyard by the trusty guard dog.

Don't

October 22, 2014
Trochatos, Litsa, 1967- author.
Toronto : Groundwood Books, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 cm
On board pages.

Peter loves Penguin

October 22, 2014
McPhail, David, 1940- author, illustrator.
New York , NY : Abrams Appleseed, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm
On board pages.
Cover title.
On a snowy day, Peter takes his stuffed penguin and throws snowballs, makes a snowman, and comes back inside for hot cocoa.

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