New Arrivals · Kids’ Foreign Language Fiction & Easy Books

July 2, 2015
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

What do I taste? = ¿Qué saboreo?

July 1, 2015
Kubler, Annie, 1960- author.
©2011
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 16 cm.
On board pages = En páginas de cartón duro.
"English & Spanish."
Bilingual text introduces young children to the sense of taste.

Francisco's kites = Las cometas de Francisco

May 22, 2015
Klepeis, Alicia, 1971- author.
Houston, TX : Pinata Books, an imprint of Arte Publico Press, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 x 29 cm
Parallel text in English and Spanish.
Francisco misses his village in El Salvador, and especially flying a kite with his friends, but Mamá cannot afford to buy a kite so he gathers discarded materials around his apartment building and makes his own, which catches the eye of a store owner and leads to a wonderful project.

Sofi and the magic, musical mural = Sofi y el magico mural musical

May 22, 2015
Ortiz, Raquel M., author.
Houston, TX : Pinata Books, an imprint of Arte Publico Press, [2015]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
On the way back from the bodega, Sofia is drawn into a life-like mural of Old San Juan where she dances, sings, and conquers her fear of the vejigante before being called back to the barrio by her mother.

The horse and the mysterious drawing : a story in English and Chinese

May 19, 2015
Jian, Li (Art teacher), author, illustrator.
New York, NY : Better Link Press, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 25 cm
Translated from the simplified Chinese.
Parallel title in simplified Chinese.
Ah Fu finds a white pony wandering the grassland, that develops a strange pattern on its back after jumping in the Yellow river.

Ming's adventure in the Forbidden City : a story in English and Chinese

May 19, 2015
Jian, Li (Art teacher)
New York, NY : Better Link Press, ©2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 25 cm
"Ming gets lost in time in the Forbidden City and meets a young emperor. Together, they explore the wonders of the palace and ride on a bronze dragon that takes them high up in the sky. The past and the present come together in this beautifully illustrated book of another of Ming's adventures"--Page 4 of cover.

I see the sun in China = Wo kan zai Zhongguo shang kong de tai yang

May 19, 2015
King, Dedie, 1944- author.
©2014
39 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Follows a young child as she travels from a small town to the city of Shanghai, portraying the events that take place from dawn until night over the course of that one day, in English and Mandarin Chinese.

Duʻā kī barkat

May 18, 2015
Pāshā, Em. Ke., author.
Dilhī : Ijūkishnal Pablishing Hāʼūs, 2013.
32 pages ; 14 x 22 cm.
Short stories.
"Bachcoṉ kā adab."--Cover.

Nabiẏā

May 18, 2015
Rāo, Catūrā.
Chennai, India : Tulika Publishers, 2013.
1 v.. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Translated from English.
It is hard not to notice Nabiya in Savita teacher's English story classes. She listens so hard that she hardly blinks! Slowly, she begins to explore stories, delight in their words, pictures and funny moments.

Nikkū kā peṇṭabraśa

May 18, 2015
Guraprīta Kaura.
Chennai : Tulika Publishers, 2014.
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 18 x 22 cm.
Translated from English.
Children story.
Nikoo loves to paint. One day, he reads an adventure story to his cat, Sher Singh, about a king and sailors in a big blue sea. Nikoo picks up his paintbrush as usual -- and suddenly falls into his own painting!

Bolane vālī ciṛiyā

May 18, 2015
Senaguptā, Svāti.
Chennai : Tulika Publishers, 2015.
1 v. (unpaged). : col. ill. ; 22 x 24 cm.
Translated from English.
Children's story.
Ma buys the perfect present for her little Tokai from a pavement hawker -- a toy bird that repeats everything it hears. The problem starts when Ma can't make it stop! There is mayhem in the middle of busy, busy Dalhousie Square, with a stalled bus and an angry policeman. Will Tokai get his present after all?

Nikkūviṉ varṇattūrikai

May 18, 2015
Guraprīta Kaura, author, illustrator.
Chennai : Tulika Publishers, 2014.
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 18 x 22 cm.
Translated from English.
Children story.
Nikoo loves to paint. One day, he reads an adventure story to his cat, Sher Singh, about a king and sailors in a big blue sea. Nikoo picks up his paintbrush as usual -- and suddenly falls into his own painting!

Āppākā

May 18, 2015
Rādhākr̥ṣṇana, Śrīlatā, author.
Chennai, India : Tulika Publishers, 2014.
1 vol. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 21 x 26 cm.
Translated from English.
Little Nonnu's world revolves around her goat, Appaka. Soft as cotton, Appaka loves to munch on jackfruit leaves and play with Nonnu and her friends. One day, Nonnu returns home from school to find Appaka missing! What will she do without her best friend?

Eka bhīla kathā

May 18, 2015
Sabanānī, Nīnā.
Chennai : Tulika Publishers, 2015.
1 v. (unpaged). : col. ill. ; 22 x 24 cm.
Translated from English.
Children's story.
Kuk.. Kuk.. The poor rooster can't KUKAROOKOO because his throat is so parched. There is not a drop of water left in the village pond. The only hope is to find a badwa who can ask the gods to send rain. What does the badwa tell them to do?

Gajapati Kulapati topukkaṭīr !

May 18, 2015
Ashok Rajagopalan.
Chennai : Tulika Publishers, 2014.
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Translated from English.
Children's story.
KALABALOOOOOOOOOOOOOOSH! Gajapati loves the cool water. Then he looks around. Where is everybody?

Nāsamajh bandar aur dūsrī kahāniyāṉ = The ignorant monkey

May 18, 2015
Naʼī Dihlī : Qaumī Kaunsil barāʼe Farog̲ẖ-i Urdū Zabān : Bī Pī Āʼī Inḍiyā Prāʼīveṭ Limiṭeḍ, 2014.
16 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm.
Translated from English.
Children's story.
Retold of selected Aesop's fables; for children.

Ang pambihirang babaeng hindi umuupo = The extraordinary woman who never sits down

May 18, 2015
Molina, Russell.
Maynila : Lampara Pub. House, c2014.
32 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm.
Includes a study guide.
"CBK000478"--P. [4] of cover.

Korokoro nyān

May 18, 2015
Chō, Shinta, 1927-2005.
Tōkyō : Fukuinkan Shoten, 2011.
20 p. ; 20 20 cm.
On board pages.

Kŏmanhan nunsaram

May 18, 2015
Syojae, Seyedŭ Alli.
Koyang-si : Punhong Korae, 2013.
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 26 cm.

Boku kamen raidā ni naru : gaimuhen

May 18, 2015
Nobumi, 1978-
© Nobumi 2013
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 24 cm.

Supremo

May 18, 2015
Xi, Zuq, author.
Lungsod Quezon : Adarna House, 2014.
105 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Children's literature.

Sirŏ, molla, ch'wiso ya, ch'wiso!

May 18, 2015
Chŏng, Chae-ŭn, author.
Sŏul-si : Arŭbol, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm.

EDSA

May 18, 2015
Molina, Russell, author.
©2013.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 x 23 cm.

Irŏn saengil sŏnmul ŭn ch'ŏŭm iya!

May 18, 2015
Mantle, Ben.
Sŏul-si : Noran Usan, 2015.
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 26 cm.

Alādīna dā cirāg̲ẖa : manorañjaka, jīwana jugata, sikkhiā bharapūra te preranādāika kahāṇīāṃ

May 15, 2015
Ămmritasara : Wārisa Shāha Phāuṇḍeshana, 2014.
128 pages ; 22 cm.
Fairy tales.
Tales about Aladin and his magic lamp; for children.

How tiger says thank you!

April 29, 2015
Samoun, Abigail, author.
New York : Sterling Children's Books, [2015]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 cm
On board pages.
"An adventure in eight languages"--Cover.
A well traveled tiger takes a trip around the world, saying thank you to animal friends in their own language as she visits eight different countries.

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