New Arrivals · Kids’ Foreign Language Fiction & Easy Books

June 13, 2018
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Look at me! = ¡Mírame!

June 12, 2018
Fuller, Rachel, author.
Swindon [England] ; Auburn, ME : Child's Play International, 2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
Text in English and Spanish.
Covet title.
Un nuevo bebe necesita cuidados todo el tiempo! Es una excelente oportunidad para que los hermanitos mayores disfruten y aprecien lo grandes e independientes que son. La llegada de un nuevo miembro a la familia es emocionante, pero la experiencia tambien puede ser estresante y confusa para los hermanitos. Enfrentarse a las nuevas situaciones y emociones que se presentan puede ser todo un reto.

You and me

June 12, 2018
Fuller, Rachel, 1970- author, illustrator.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
Translation of: You and me.
Cover title.
The bond between a new baby and its sibling is always special and uniquely rewarding. Sometimes, however, it is difficult to adapt to the baby's wants and needs!

Esos zapatos

May 11, 2018
Boelts, Maribeth, 1964- author.
Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2018.
32 unnumbered pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 x 27 cm.
All Jeremy wants is a pair of those shoes, the ones everyone at school seems to be wearing. Though Jeremy's grandma says they don't have room for "want," just "need," when his old shoes fall apart at school, he is more determined than ever to have those shoes, even a thrift-shop pair that are much too small. But sore feet aren't much fun, and Jeremy soon sees that the things he has -- warm boots, a loving grandma, and the chance to help a friend -- are worth more than the things he wants.

Harvesting friends = Cosechando amigos

May 10, 2018
Contreras, Kathleen, author.
Houston, TX : Pinata Books, an imprint of Arte Publico Press, [2018]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 22 x 29 cm
Includes recipes.
Bilingual text in Spanish and English.
After learning that a hungry classmate is taking tomatoes from their garden, Lupe and her mother invite their neighbors to help in what becomes a community garden and gathering place.

Jaṛhām wālī galla : bāla nawala

May 10, 2018
Cauhāna, Bhūṭā Siṅgha, author.
Mohali-Chandigarh, India : Unistar Books Pvt. Ltd., 2017.
40 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Novel for children.

Gāya mahārāṇī

May 10, 2018
|6880-01 Sudhīra, Krisṭī Śobhā, author.
Chennai, India : Tulika Publishers, 2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (colour) ; 26 cm
Translated from English.
Children's story.
Children's story based on a cow who has decided to plonk herself on the road, and that too, right in the middle of a typically traffic-heavy city road.

Bowwow powwow = Bagosenjige-niimi'idim

May 9, 2018
Child, Brenda J., 1959- author.
28 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
"When Uncle and Windy Girl attend a powwow, Windy watches the dancers and listens to the singers. She eats tasty food and joins family and friends around the campfire. Later, Windy falls asleep under the stars. Uncle's stories inspire visions in her head: a bowwow powwow, where all the dancers are dogs. In these magical scenes, Windy sees veterans in a Grand Entry, and a visiting drum group, and traditional dancers, grass dancers, and jingle-dress dancers--all with telltale ears and paws and tails. All celebrating in song and dance. All attesting to the wonder of the powwow."--Provided by publisher.

Maya and Annie on Saturdays and Sundays = Los sabados y domingos de Maya y Annie

May 7, 2018
Zepeda, Gwendolyn, author.
Houston, TX : Pinata Books, an imprint of Arte Publico Press, [2018]
1 volume unpaged : color illustrations ; 22 cm
Told in two voices and languages, Vietnamese American Annie and Hispanic American Maya attend different schools but spend nearly every weekend together, until something special happens to bring them closer together.

Papá, por favor, bájame la luna = Papa, please get the moon for me

May 1, 2018
Carle, Eric.
New York : Simon & Schuster Libros Para Niños, 2018.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Monica's father fulfills her request for the moon by taking it down after it is small enough to carry, but it continues to change in size. Some pages fold out..

¡Mezclalo bien!

April 18, 2018
Tullet, Hervé, author, illustrator.
San Francisco, CA : Handprint Books, un sello de Chronicle Books, 2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 22 x 23 cm
Spanish translation of the English translated edition ["Mix it up!"] of the original French title: "Couleurs."
"Originalmente publicado en Francia en 2014 por Bayard Editions con el titulo original 'Couleurs'."
"Using no special effects other than the reader's imagination, simple directions lead the reader to experiment with mixing and changing colors on the printed page"-- Provided by publisher.

Black bear red fox : colours in Cree

April 18, 2018
Flett, Julie, author.
Vancouver, Canada : Native Explore, [2017]
1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations ; 19 cm
Title from cover.
On board pages.
A book demonstrating colors in English as well as in Cree, along with the pronunciation.

The life of Selena = La vida de Selena

April 17, 2018
Rodríguez, Patty, author.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 17 cm
On board pages.
"A bilingual picture book biography"--Cover.
Born on April 16, 1971 in Lake Jackson, Texas, Selena Quintanilla was destined to be a star. Her career started at a young age when she became the lead singer in her family's band, Selena y Los Dinos. --Back cover.

Alma y c©đmo obtuvo su nombre

April 16, 2018
Martinez-Neal, Juana, author, illustrator.
Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2018.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 25 cm
When Alma Sofia Esperanza Jos©♭ Pura Candela asks her father why she has so many names, she hears the story of her name and learns about her grandparents.

Bebé, vamos a comer! = Baby, let's eat!

April 13, 2018
Lomp, Stephan, author, illustrator.
New York : Workman Publishing Co., Inc., [2018]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 cm.
Resiste mordidas. No se rompe. No es tóxico. 100% lavable.
"Bilingual: Spanish and English"--Cover.

Por qué yo soy yo?

April 11, 2018
Britt, Paige, author.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Originally published in English as Why am I me? ; translated by Maria Dominguez.
Presented as a thoughtful, poetic exchange between two characters -- who don't realize they are thinking and asking the very same questions -- this beautiful celebration of our humanity and diversity invites readers of all ages to imagine a world where there is no you or me, only we.

Bîẹt tḥư từơng b̂̉e

April 10, 2018
Lê, Pha Lê, author.
© 2016
104 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Phi vụ t̂ét tây -- Mai Bî̉en ra Trừơng Sa -- Ngôi nhà hoang -- L̀ơi nguŷẹn ĉàu -- Đ̂ọi thám t̉ư S5 -- Cưn gió lạ -- Trăng c̉ua má -- Hơ-Rin lên r̂ãy -- Bîẹt thỵư Từơng B̂̉e -- Khu r̀ưng lôm côm -- Cûọc n̂̉oi loạn c̉ua đîẹn thoại di đ̂ọng.
"Trong cụôc ŝóng n̂éu bîét quan sát, chúng ta có tĥ̉e phát hịên nh̃ưng ṣư kịên vô cùng ĥáp d̂ãn. Và như tĥé, m̂õi ngày trôi qua sẽ như ṃôt chuŷén phiêu lưu. Đó là cụôc truy tìm ṭôi phạm gay ĉán c̉ua đ̣ôi thám t̉ư S5. Là phi vụ đ̣ăc bịêt và c̉am đ̣ông c̉ua nhóm bạn cùng xóm vào ṃôt ngày T̂ét. Là nh̃ưng phút giây bé ṭư mình mục kích ngôi nhà hoang bị đ̂òn có ma đ̂̉e phát hịên ṃôt đừơng dây bûón bán hàng ĉám. Cụôc phiêu lưu càng thú vị hơn khi bé cùng nh̃ưng con thú cưng d̂án thân vào cụôc chîén v́ơi lũ chụôt ĉóng trong bịêt tḥư Từơng B̂̉e, theo anh em Chào Mào kiêu ngạo thi v́ơi các loài thú r̀ưng xem ai nhanh hơn, đ̂̉e r̂òi m̆ác b̂ãy mụ Ĥ̉o chụôt x̂áu tính. R̂át nhîèu tình hûóng hài hứơc, gay ĉán đ̂ày kịch tính. T̂át c̉a sẽ mang đ̂én cho các bé chuŷén phiêu lưu ĥáp d̂ãn hơn c̉a mong ch̀ơ." -- Cover.

Kaeru no pikurusu niji o wataru

April 10, 2018
Hiraoka, Junko.
Tōkyō : Jitsugyōnonihonsha, 2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 19 cm
One day Pickles the frog catches a balloon and goes flying away. On landing he watches a rain shower and rainbow, and feels closer to the other twin Pickles far away.

Cantinflas : a bilingual geography book

April 4, 2018
Rodríguez, Patty.
New York : Little Libros, 2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 cm
Inspired by the essence of Mario Moreno better known as the inquisitive Cantinflas, one of the world's most iconic comedians, this book will take little ones around the world and introduce them to their first English and Spanish words.

Princesas : manual de instrucciones

April 4, 2018
Brière-Haquet, Alice, 1979- author.
Barcelona : Picarona, 2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 22 x 31 cm
Titulo orginalu: Princesses mode d'emploi.
"¿Has adoptado a una princesa? ¡Enhorabuena! Aquí tienes 10 lecciones para que crezca grande y bella."--Back cover.

La Catrina : emotions = emociones

April 2, 2018
Rodríguez, Patty, author.
[Los Angeles, CA] : Lil Libros, LLC, 2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 cm.
On board pages.
"A bilingual book of emotions."
"Inspired by one of the most recognized symbols of Dia De Muertos or Day of the Dead, a holiday that celebrates life and remembers the dearly departed, this book will introduce little ones to emotional expressions and their first English and Spanish words"

In summer = En verano

March 30, 2018
Manso, Susana Madinabeitia, author.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 15 x 15 cm
On board pages.
Cover title.

Little sunny sunshine = Sol solecito

March 29, 2018
Jaramillo, Susie, author, illustrator.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 x 21 cm.
Two-sided accordion-folded book in cardboard sleeve.
Cover title.
Sing, laugh, and play along with this interactive, bilingual board book that's inspired by a traditional Colombian folk song. Each day of the week, Piggy loves to play outside with little sunny sunshine/sol solecito, and he loves admiring the moon when the day is done. Readers will learn the days of the week in English and Spanish, as well as activities for daytime and bedtime. The clever layout, which includes lift-the-flap surprises and a Spanish-English reversible design, is complemented by a playful, rhyming text in both languages.

Quizás algo hermoso : cómo el arte transformó un barrio

March 28, 2018
Campoy, F. Isabel, author.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Viendo lo que Mira y sus vecinos descubren, ¡más de lo que nunca pudo imaginarse! Basado en una historia real, "Quizás algo hermoso" nos revela cómo el arte puede inspirar la transformación -- y cómo incluso la más pequeña artista puede llegar a conseguir algo grande. ¡Toma un pincel y únete a la celebración!

¡Este es el día! = This is the day!

March 28, 2018
Parker, Amy, 1976- author.
New York, New York : Scholastic Inc., [2018]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24x24 cm
Originally published in English as This is the day!
"Scholastic en Español"--Cover.
In rhyming text, inspires children everywhere to seize the day and celebrate the goodness of what God has provided.

Cuauhtémoc : shapes = formas

March 26, 2018
Rodríguez, Patty, author.
[Place of publication not identified] : Lil' Libros, 2016.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 17 cm
On board pages.
"A bilingual book of shapes."
Lil' Libros baby board books uses a simple one word/one image per page format to introduce the littlest readers to first concepts such as numbers, colors, and body parts. Lil' Libros also introduces children to Latin American culture, history, and traditions!.


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