New Arrivals · Kids’ Foreign Language Fiction & Easy Books

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

Es hora de dormir = Time for bed

August 23, 2016
Fox, Mem, 1946-
New York, N.Y. : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 13 x 16 cm
On board pages.
Cover title.
"As the end of the day draws near, little ones, from foals to young children, discover that it's time for bed. The gentle verse and serene illustrations make this a perfect choice for bedtime or naptime"--Page 4 of cover.

Blaise 3 en 1

August 18, 2016
Ponti, Claude, 1948- author, supposed illustrator.
Blaise et le robinet ©1994
76 pages : color illustrations ; 16 x 24 cm
Includes 3 stories originally published separately.
Blaise et la tempêteuse bouchée -- Blaise dompteur de tache -- Blaise et le robinet.

Das Herz des Affen

August 18, 2016
Mikolajetz, Anja, collector, supposed illustrator.
© 2015.
29 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
"Text nach einem volksmärchen aus Myanmar, nacherzählt von Anja Mikolajetz"- page facing title page.
"Text is based on a folktale from Myanmar, retold by Anja Mikolajetz." -- cataloger's translation of facing title page.
"Ein Affe lebt in einem Feigenbaum am Ufer eines Flusses. Unter dem Baum tummeln sich zwei Krokodile im Wasser. Die Krokodilsfrau, die den Affen Tag für Tag beobachtet, möchte unbedingt das Herz des Affen haben. Also wendet der Krokodilsmann eine List an, um den Affen vom Baum zu locken. Doch der Affe ist schlauer als das Krokodilspaar gedacht hat." -- publisher's or bookseller's website.

La festa di Billy

August 18, 2016
Valckx, Catharina.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm.
Translation of: La f?ete de Billy.

Mamá the alien

August 9, 2016
Colato Laínez, René
New York : Children's Book Press, an imprint of Lee & Low Books Inc., [2016]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
"A young girl misunderstands the word alien on her mother's Resident Alien Card and let's her imagination run wild, coming to the conclusion that her mother is from outer space. Includes author's note and glossary"-- Provided by publisher.

Hān̐chū! hān̐...chū!

July 21, 2016
Kolluru, Sharada.
Bengaluru : Pratham Books, 2015.
12 p. : color illustrations ; 18 x 25 cm.
Translated from English.
Children's story.
There is something that Hatchuram does that makes the whole town go topsy-turvy.

Kisāna dī samajhadārī : [bāla kahāniāṃ]

July 21, 2016
Ḍaḍawiṇḍī, Balabīra Sandhā.
Chandigarh : Lokgeet Parkashan, 2015.
51 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Stories for children.
Children's stories based on moral theme.

Pūṉaiyum nariyum : ciṟuvarkaḷukkāṉa kataikaḷ

July 21, 2016
Kōvintaṉ, Vai., 1912-1966, author.
Ceṉṉai : Āppiḷ Puks Papḷiṣiṅ Iṇṭarnēṣaṉal Piraivēṭ Limiṭeṭ, 2014.
63 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 18 cm
Children's stories.
Stories on moral themes for children.


July 21, 2016
Navaneeth, Arthi Anand, author.
Chennai : Tulika Publishers, 2013.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Ranganna, the little elephant lives near a dhobi ghat. He is captivated by the brightly colored nails of his friends and wants to paint his toes too! But whoever heard of an elephant wearing nail polish?

Thangam kachuvā = Thangam the turtle

July 21, 2016
Padma, T. V. (T. Venkatraman), 1969- author.
Naʼī Dihlī : Qaumī Kaunsil barāʼe Farog̲ẖ-i Urdū Zabān : Bī Pī Āʼī Inḍiyā Prāʼīveṭ Limiṭeḍ, 2014.
16 page : illustrations (color) ; 30 cm.
Translation of: Thangam the turtle.
Children's story.
Story based on a turtle's life; for children.

Hay un Hombre Mosca en mi sopa

July 19, 2016
Arnold, Tedd, author.
New York, NY : Scholastic Inc., [2014]
30 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Originally published in English as: There's a Fly Guy in my soup.
When Fly Guy is not allowed in the restaurant with Buzz's family he follows his nose and ends up in the soup.

Los pollitos = Little chickies

July 19, 2016
Jaramillo, Susie.
[San Francisco, California] : Encantos Media Studios, LLC, 2016.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 cm.
"Canticos collects the most beloved nursery rhymes and classic songs from all over the Spanish-speaking world. [The] goal is to foster bilingual play that promotes child development including language, counting, music, pattern recognition, and fine motor skills"--Insert.

Marisol McDonald and the monster

July 12, 2016
Brown, Monica, 1969-
New York : Children's Book Press, an imprint of Lee & Low Books Inc., [2016]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
"A spunky, bilingual, multiracial girl finds her own way to conquer her fear of the nighttime monster that mysteriously appears in her home. Includes author's note and glossary"-- Provided by publisher.

The case of the Three Kings : the Flaca files

June 30, 2016
Vicente, Alidis, author.
Houston, TX : Piñata Books, an imprint of Arte Público Press, [2016]
56, 57pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Tête-bêche; book presented in two parts bound back to back; two title pages.
Funded by grants from the City of Houston through the Houston Arts Alliance.
After receiving the perfect Christmas gifts (a fingerprint-taking kit, a flashlight, and police tape to block off crime scenes), junior detective Flaca is reluctant to travel to Puerto Rico to spend Three Kings Day with her grandmother, until Flaca finds a mystery to solve involving the holiday's traditions.

A mystery bigger than big : a Mickey Rangel mystery

June 30, 2016
Saldaña, René, author.
Houston, TX : Piñata Books, an imprint of Arte Público Press, [2016]
38, 40 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Tête-bêche; book presented in two parts bound back to back; two title pages.
Funded by grants from the City of Houston through the Houston Arts Alliance.
As rumors swirl around the quiet new girl, junior detective Mickey Rangel tries to uncover her real story.

Ipinaglihi sa labanos = White as radish

June 29, 2016
Gatmaitan, Luis P.
Mandaluyong City, Manila, Philippines : Anvil, ©2012.
23 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.

Me to me ga attara

June 29, 2016
|6880-01 Okumura, Ken'ichi.|4aut
|6880-03 Tōkyō : Buronzushinsha, 2015.
20 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 17cm
On board book.
Cover title.
Eyes meet and...a smile! Eyes meet and...tickle tickle! A sweet look at everyday affection between parents and children.

Wae sukcherŭl mothaettyamyŏnyo --

June 29, 2016
Calì, Davide, 1972-
|6880-03 Sŏul-si : T'ot'o Puk, 2013.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
A humorous story about the absurd excuses for not doing homework.

Ang alamat ng palay

June 28, 2016
Almario, Virgilio S., author.
Quezon City, Phils. : Adarna House, 2012.
16 unnumbered pages : colour illustrations ; 23 cm
Napakahalaga ng bigas sa mga Filipino. Kaya naman napakaraming alamat tungkol sa palay. Isa na rito ang kuwento ng mag-asawang Banag at Danas, at kung paano nagsimula ang agrikultura sa Filipinas.

Mul ŭl sirŏ hanŭn aju pyŏllan kkoma agŏ

June 28, 2016
Merino, Gemma.
|6880-03 Sŏul-si : Sap'ari, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm

Ryūjinsama wa ha ga itai

June 28, 2016
|6880-01 Sekiya, Toshitaka, 1949-
|6880-03 Tōkyō : Popurasha, 2015.
32 pages (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Densuke the kappa (water sprite) returns to his home river, only to find it almost dry. The rain god Ryūjin-sama has a terrible toothache and hasn't been making it rain! Luckily Densuke is a doctor and knows just what to do.

Tokei no ōsama

June 28, 2016
|6880-01 Tachimoto, Michiko, 1976-
|6880-03 Tōkyō : Pīeichipīkenkyūjo, 2015.
32 pages : color illustration ; 24cm.
The king of Clock Country has a clock on his face, and everything must be done exactly when that clock says so. One day the king tires of this strict schedule and removes the clock's short hand so know one will know the time. At first, he has a great time doing whatever he wants whenever he likes, but soon finds that there is a downside to having no schedule at all.

Mwŏ? na rang nŏ rang talmatdago!?

June 28, 2016
Gomi, Taro, author, illustrator.
Sŏul Mirae M&B, 2015.
[26] pages : colour illustrations ; 25 cm.
Translation of: Niteirune!?

Arroz Caldo Ni Lolo Waldo ;

June 28, 2016
Santos-Gerodias, Becky, author.
© 2012.
24 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm

Terebi no zuruyasumi

June 28, 2016
|6880-01 Murakami, Shiiko, 1969-
|6880-03 Tōkyō : Pīeichipīkenkyūjo, 2015.
78 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm.
When Ken'ichi turns on the TV on Sunday morning, none of the programs are working right. It turns out that John the Television wants to take a day off, but when Ken'ichi takes him along to a birthday party and John reveals some magic powers, things get a little crazy.


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