New Arrivals · Kids’ Picture & Easy Books

August 18, 2018
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Thomas & friends: big world big adventures, the movie : Thomas in Africa / Friends around the world

August 17, 2018
Smith, Geoff, adaptor.
New York : Random House Children's Books, 2018.
1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Stories bound back-to-back and inverted.
"A Random House pictureback book."

Boing! : a very noisy ABC

August 17, 2018
McCanna, Tim, author.
New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2018.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 19 x 29 cm
A Paula Wiseman Book.
In this onomatopoeia-filled alphabet adventure, Xavier follows a bouncing ball as it wreaks havoc through the city.

How to be a T. Rex

August 17, 2018
North, Ryan, 1980- author.
New York, NY : Dial Books for Young Readers, [2018]
1 volume (unpaged) : colored illustrations ; 30 cm
Tyrannosaurus Rex enthusiast Sal transforms herself into an uncontrollable T. Rex, partly because her brother said it would be impossible, but soon discovers the downsides of always being fierce.

My dog laughs

August 17, 2018
Isadora, Rachel, author, illustrator.
New York, NY : Nancy Paulsen Books, [2018]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
"A diverse group of young children explore all the joys of having a dog"-- Provided by publisher.

Snow Pony and the seven miniature ponies

August 17, 2018
Trimmer, Christian, author.
New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, [2018]
1 volume (unpaged) : colored illustrations ; 31 cm
In this twist on the story of Snow White, pretty and sweet Snow Pony--beloved by children for her talent in braiding hair and dancing--follows a trail of delicious apples into the woods, where she meets seven miniature ponies.

Big world! Big adventures! : the movie

August 17, 2018
New York A Golden Book, [2018]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm
"Based on The Railway series by The Reverend W. Awdry."
When Thomas meets Ace, a race car who was in a round-the-world rally, Thomas follows him to Africa where he meets Nia, a helpful engine who joins him on his trip around the world.

How to scare a ghost

August 17, 2018
Reagan, Jean, 1965- author.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2018]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Halloween is the best time to catch, entertain, and make friends with a ghost.

One face one race

August 17, 2018
Edwards, Vincent, author.
[United States?] : [publisher not identified], [2018?].
16 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
Cover title.
Illustrations and simple text explore ways in which children are alike and some ways they may be different.

Loretta's gift

August 16, 2018
Miller, Pat Zietlow, author.
New York, NY : Little Bee Books, [2018]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Loretta tries hard to come up with the perfect gift for her beloved baby cousin, Gabe, but on his first birthday she learns she has already given him something special.

Luke and Lottie : it's Halloween!

August 16, 2018
Wielockx, Ruth, 1971- author, illustrator.
©2018, 2017
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
First published in Belgium and Holland by Clavis Uitgeverij, Hasselt--Amsterdam, 2017. English translation from the Dutch by Clavis Publishing Inc., New York.
"It's Halloween! The twins Luke and Lottie are so excited. They are going trick-or-treating! A cheerful and simple story about Halloween. For brave ghosts and witches ages 3 an up"--Page [4] of cover.

Duck and Hippo give thanks

August 14, 2018
London, Jonathan, 1947- author.
©2018
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Duck and Hippo are planning a good old-fashioned feast for Thanksgiving Day. Duck also has a big surprise in store for Hippo.

What if everybody said that?

August 14, 2018
Javernick, Ellen, author.
New York : Two Lions, [2018]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
A self-centered child is asked to consider what would happen if everyone behaved the way they did.

Stop, go, yes, no! : a story of opposites

August 14, 2018
Twohy, Mike.
©2018
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
"A cat stops. The dog goes. Dog says yes! Cat… no. In the vein of Tom and Jerry, Road Runner, Bugs Bunny, and other classic cartoons, Stop, Go, Yes, No! features an adorably enthusiastic dog and a less-enthusiastic cat on a chase full of silly and exciting turns, with a heartwarming twist." -- Publisher annotation.

Ash's epic island challenge

August 14, 2018
Whitehill, Simcha, author.
©2018
31 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Ash tries to earn a special Z-Crystal for his Z-Ring so he can use a super powerful Z-Move.

The big stink

August 14, 2018
Manushkin, Fran, author.
©2019
24 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Something in Miss Winkle's classroom smells really bad, and when the class bully declares that it must be the new boy, Pablo, Pedro steps in to defend him--but the class still needs to know what is causing the stench and dispose of it.-- Provided by Publisher.

Happy Thanksgiving, Tiny!

August 14, 2018
Meister, Cari, author.
New York, New York : Penguin Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Random House, [2018]
32 pages ; 23 cm
Eliot is cast in a Thanksgiving play, and his dog, Tiny, wants to help but only gets in the way until disaster strikes on opening night.

On top of the world

August 14, 2018
Manushkin, Fran, author.
©2019
24 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes glossary, reader questions, and jokes.
Pedro's family and his friends are spending the day at the amusement park, enjoying the rides and the snacks, so when they get separated from Pedro's brother, Paco, and their mother, a ride on the Ferris wheel seems like it offers an excellent way to spot Paco in the crowded park.

Pedro's big break

August 14, 2018
Manushkin, Fran, author.
©2019
24 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
When Pedro breaks his arm racing his bike he has to cope with the frustration of wearing a cast for a whole month--but with the help of his friends he discovers that there are still fun things to do.

Pedro's monster

August 14, 2018
Manushkin, Fran, author.
©2019
24 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Despite his father's reassurances, Pedro is frightened by the monsters in his dreams--until he finds a way to use his love of monster trucks to defeat his dream monsters.

Adrian Simcox does not have a horse

August 14, 2018
Campbell, Marcy, author.
New York, NY : Dial Books for Young Readers, [2018]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
"Adrian Simcox brags about owning a horse, and Chloe just knows he's making stuff up...until she learns an important lesson in empathy"-- Provided by publisher.

Eat Pete!

August 14, 2018
Rex, Michael, author, illustrator.
©2018
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
When a hungry monster appears outside Pete's window, it is not for a play date, but soon the two are racing toy cars, playing pirate, and more.-- Provided by Publisher.

Harrison P. Spader, personal space invader

August 14, 2018
Jones, Christianne C., author.
North Mankato, Minnesota : Picture Window Books, [2018]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Harrison is a boy who loves life and likes to share with others, but as he grows older the people around him are finding that he stands too close and maybe hugs a little too much--until his father teaches him the Space Saver rhyme, a method for determining just the right amount of space to leave between himself and others.

Over the river and through the wood

August 14, 2018
New York : Penguin Workshop, 2018.
1 volume unpaged : color illustrations ; 26 cm
The popular Thanksgiving song is illustrated with scenes of a family going to Grandfather's house for dinner.

First laugh : welcome, baby!

August 14, 2018
Tahe, Rose, author.
Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge, [2018]
1 volume, unpaged : color illustrations ; 23 x 25 cm
A Navaho family welcomes a new baby into the family with love and ceremony, eagerly waiting for that first special laugh. Includes brief description of birth customs in different cultures.

Does Frankenstein get hungry?

August 14, 2018
Solimine, John, author.
New York, NY : G.P. Putnam's Sons, [2018]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
A young girl banishes her fear of monsters by imagining a series of questions and answers that make the ghoulish seem foolish.

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