New Arrivals · Kids’ Picture & Easy Books

February 24, 2018
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

The rabbit listened

February 23, 2018
Doerrfeld, Cori, author, illustrator.
©2018
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
"When Taylor's block castle is destroyed, all the animals think they know just what to do, but only the rabbit quietly listens to how Taylor is feeling"-- Provided by publisher.

A chip off the old block

February 23, 2018
Shaffer, Jody Jensen, author.
©2018
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 30 cm
Rocky, only a pebble, is determined to be as great as his famous relatives, so he travels from one family member to another until he finds the spot where he can make a big difference. Includes facts about types of rocks, the famous rocks mentioned, and Mount Rushmore.

What's up, fox? : dressing up

February 23, 2018
Cocoretto (Joint pseudonym)
©2017
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 cm
On board pages.
"With flaps"--Cover.
"Can you guess what each animal is up to, using the clues in the pictures? Lift the flap to see if you're right!"--Back cover.

Our beautiful Earth

February 23, 2018
Macrì, Giancarlo, author.
©2016
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Includes die-cut pages.
"©2016 Snake SA"--Colophon.
"A letter from another planet tells a story that holds clues about what might happen to our own planet. Can humans learn the lessons we need in time to save our beautiful earth?"--Back cover.

On the farm

February 23, 2018
Behar, Susie, author.
Tulsa, OK : Kane Miller, a division of EDC Publishing, 2018.
1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm.
Hold a light to the see-through pages to discover what's beneath; learn about the inner workings of a farm and the animals and plants that live there. Shine a light behind the pages and explore life on the farm, from feeding the animals to harvesting the crops, and much more!

Colorful world : farm : find what's different!

February 23, 2018
Holtfreter, Nastja, author, illustrator.
©2016
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 cm
On board pages.
Cover title.
Look carefully! Something's not the same... Find the one that's not a donkey. Which baby is not a chicken?

That's not my otter... : its nose is too shiny

February 23, 2018
Watt, Fiona, author.
©2017
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 17 cm.
On board pages.
Cover title.
Meet five adorable otters in this charming addition to the much-loved That's not my... series. Babies and toddlers will love touching the textured patches as they meet otters with shiny noses, fuzzy ears and fluffy tummies. The bright pictures and textures to stroke are designed to help develop sensory and language awareness.

That's not my chick...

February 23, 2018
Watt, Fiona, author.
©2018.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 17 cm.
That's not my chick is a delightful touchy-feely book with simple, repetitive text and bright, colourful illustrations with textures to touch and feel on every page.

Who's fallen asleep? ...is it the fluffy sheep?

February 23, 2018
Barker, Stephen, illustrated
©2018
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 15 x 23 cm.
This book is full of fun questions for little children to answer.

Cinderella

February 23, 2018
Davidson, Susanna, author.
©2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 19 cm.
This beautiful book brings the classic fairy tale to life, with magical pops and delightful illustrations. Marvel as the pumpkin become a fabulous golden carriage, see Cinderella's glass slipper sparkling on the palace steps and enjoy the moment her rags transform into a glittering ballgown.

The book about nothing

February 22, 2018
Bender, Mike, 1975- author.
©2018
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Explains that a cookie jar that seems empty, a floor after toys have been put away, and the strange noise in the middle of the night all demonstrate nothing.

Squares & other shapes with Josef Abers

February 22, 2018
Albers, Josef, author.
New York, NY : Phaidon Press, Inc., 2016.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
On board pages.
"Readers will not only learn their shapes, but also grow familiar with fine art in this second title in the 'First Concepts with Fine Artists' series"--Publisher.

Runaway baby brother

February 22, 2018
Hudson, Katy, author, illustrator.
©2018
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Chick's new baby brother won't leave Chick alone. Instead, he adoringly waddles along, no matter where Chick goes.

Goodnight soccer

February 22, 2018
Dahl, Michael, author.
North Mankato, Minnesota : Capstone Young Readers, ò018.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 x 26 cm.
The perfect bedtime book for young soccer fans. From the opening kickoff to the final goal, a young girl says goodnight to her most beloved sport: soccer. With delightful, rhyming text and energetic art, acclaimed author Michael Dahl (Goodnight Baseball, Goodnight Football, Goodnight Hockey), along with illustrator Christina E. Forshay, captures the thrill and excitement of the world's most popular sport. This Sports Illustrated Kids picture book will have soccer fans young and old cheering for bedtime!

I am brave

February 21, 2018
Capozzi, Suzy, author.
©2018
32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
On a family vacation a young girl shows bravery by trying new experiences, including surfing, horseback riding, and hiking.

I am strong

February 21, 2018
Capozzi, Suzy, author.
©2018
32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
I Am Strong follows a young boy on a fun-filled day as he learns what it means to be strong. Despite his small size, he surprises his teammates and himself when he demonstrates mental, emotional, and physical strength to become the Field Day champion! This third title in the Positive Power series will get kids excited about their own strengths--whether it's learning to read or running really fast.

Peep and Egg : I'm not using the potty

February 21, 2018
Gehl, Laura, author.
New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2018.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
"Egg is scared to use the potty, until Peep convinces her to do so"-- Provided by publisher.

Baby Bear's book of tiny tales

February 21, 2018
McPhail, David, 1940- author, illustrator.
©2018
47 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Baby Bear finds a boot -- Baby Bear finds a flower -- Baby Bear finds a baby bird -- Baby Bear finds a friend.
"In four short tales, Baby Bear discovers treasures both small and large, from a delicate flower to a brand new friend"-- Provided by publisher.

Neither

February 21, 2018
Anderson, Airlie, author, illustrator.
New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2018.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Because Neither is unlike both the rabbits and birds of the Land of This and That, it sets out to find a new place where all kinds of creatures are welcome.

Best friends forever

February 21, 2018
Hart, Owen, author.
Wilton, CT : Tiger Tales, 2018.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Originally published in Great Britain 2018 by Little Tiger Press.
Having all kinds of friends is special! Some friends make you laugh, while some give good advice; others know the right thing to say, and still others are the best with whom to have daring adventures. But best friends are the most special of all! A sweet celebration of best friends everywhere.

Blue monster wants it all!

February 21, 2018
Willis, Jeanne, author.
Wilton, Conn. : Tiger Tales, 2018.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
"Originally published in Great Britian 2018 by Little Tiger Press"--T.p. verso.
Blue Monster loves brand new things. A fancy new hat . . . a shiny submarine . . . a fabulous funfair . . . and a paradise island, all of his own. But he's still not happy! What will it take for Blue Monster to realise there are some things that money can't buy?

Passover family

February 21, 2018
Polak, Monique, author.
[Victoria, BC] : Orca Book Publishers, 2018.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 cm
On board pages.
A photographic board book that focuses on family coming together to celebrate the Jewish festival of Passover.

Holi colors

February 21, 2018
Singh, Rina, 1955- author.
[Victoria, BC] : Orca Book Publishers, 2018.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 cm
On board pages.
A vibrant board book that introduces little ones to the Hindu festival of Holi with a rainbow of colors.

Jinx and the Doom fight crime!

February 20, 2018
Mantchev, Lisa, author.
2018
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 22 cm
"A Paula Wiseman book."
Instead of fighting each other, Jinx and her little brother The Doom spend their days fighting crime, protecting the planet, defending the innocent, and taking lunch breaks.

Twinkle, twinkle, little car

February 20, 2018
Dopirak, Kate, author.
©2018
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 27 cm
In this twist on the classic poem, a little red car takes a final cruise around town before going to bed, beeping good-night to all his vehicular friends.

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