New Arrivals · Kids’ Picture & Easy Books

November 20, 2019
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

You're strong with me

November 19, 2019
Chitra Soundar, author.
London : Lantana Publishing, 2019.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 cm
The rain clouds are long gone and the dry season scorches the land. Everything is new for the baby giraffe. As she bounds ahead and lags behind, her mother patiently explains the ways of the grasslands. And until she grows a little taller, older, and wiser, her mother reminds her: "You're strong with me."

Little Penguin's new friend

November 19, 2019
Driscoll, Laura, author.
©2019
32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
A polar bear is coming to visit! Little Penguin has never met a polar bear, but has heard that they're scary. He wonders if he should believe everything he hears.

Little Red Rhyming Hood

November 19, 2019
Fliess, Sue, author.
©2019
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 x 28 cm
Little Red, teased for speaking only in rhymes, enters a poetry contest hoping to make friends but Big Bad Wolf scares her rhyming ability out of her and into himself.

Little tigers

November 19, 2019
Weaver, Jo (Children's author), author, illustrator.
©2019
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Follows a mother tiger and her cubs, Sera and Puli, as they seek a new home away from the men and dogs hunting near their den.

Love and the rocking chair

November 19, 2019
Dillon, Leo, author, illustrator.
©2019
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 32 cm
"In this heartfelt celebration of family, award winners Leo & Diane Dillon remind us of the precious bonds that hold us close - throughout our lives and for generations to come."--Back cover.

The love letter

November 19, 2019
Denise, Anika, author.
©2019
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 x 26 cm
Stumbling on the same mysterious love letter in turn, best friends Hedgehog, Bunny, and Squirrel are reminded of the joys of friendship following a silly mix-up about their secret admirer.

Puma dreams

November 19, 2019
Johnston, Tony, 1942- author.
New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, [2019]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 x 29 cm
"A Paula Wiseman Book."
A young girl yearns to see an elusive puma in the wild, knowing that their numbers are dwindling and that what her Gram calls a "long-dream" may never come true.

Salsa lullaby

November 19, 2019
Arena, Jen, author.
©2019
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
"Parents put their young daughter to sleep with the help of some music and dancing"-- Provided by publisher.

Sharon, Lois & Bram's Skinnamarink

November 19, 2019
Hampson, Sharon, author.
©2019
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 19 x 31 cm
"Based on the classic folk song made famous by a beloved trio of children's entertainers, this picture book is best sung aloud! "Skinnamarink" is a timeless anthem of love and inclusion."-- Provided by publisher.

Private I in . . .The upper case : trouble in Capital City

November 19, 2019
Lazar, Tara, author.
New York, New York : Disney Hyperion, 2019.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
When upper case letters disappear from Capital City, Question Mark calls on Private I to investigate.

Wintercake

November 19, 2019
Perkins, Lynne Rae, author, illustrator.
New York, NY : Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2019]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 x 30 cm
"When Thomas misplaces the basket of dried fruit he needs to make his seasonal wintercake, friends old and new come together to save the day"--Provided by publisher.

A tiger like me

November 19, 2019
Engler, Michael, 1961- author.
©2019
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Previously published as Ich bin ein Tiger by Annette Betz Verlag in Germany in 2016.
A little boy--um, no, a tiger!--tells us all about what he gets up to on an ordinary day: how he wakes up in his tiger den, what he eats for breakfast at his feeding spot, and how little tigers feel when they are wide awake, hungry, thirsty, or in the mood for adventures. But at night, even the wildest of tigers is happy to curl up in bed with Tiger-Mom and Tiger-Dad and become a cuddly little tiger cub.

The Traveler's gift : a story of loss and hope

November 19, 2019
Davison, Danielle, author.
Salem, MA : Page Street Kids, 2019.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 x 28 cm
Liam becomes quiet and lonely after his father, a sailor and a storyteller, does not return from a voyage, but Enzo, the Traveler, offers him a magical gift.

The truth about grandparents

November 19, 2019
Ellis, Elina, author, illustrator.
New York ; Boston : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2019.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
"Originally published as The Truth About Old People in 2019 by Pan Macmillan in the United Kingdom."
A child relates strange things that might be heard about grandparents, but concludes that they are amazing.

Camilla, cartographer

November 19, 2019
Dillemuth, Julie, author.
Washington, DC : Magination Press, an imprint of the American Psychological Association, [2019]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 22 x 26 cm
When a heavy snowfall leads Camilla, a boar, and her porcupine friend, Parsley, into uncharted territory, Camilla's love of maps and cartography helps them find the path to the creek.

Astro kittens : cosmic machines

November 19, 2019
Walliman, Dominic, Dr., author.
©2019
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 17 cm
On board pages.
Cover title.
"Advancements in space technology mean that we now know more than ever before about what's out there in the Universe. From rockets to rovers, this beautifully designed board book introduces young explorers to some of the most innovative and incredible machinery that has opened our eyes and broadened our minds to things we could never have imagined."--Provided by publisher.

Astro kittens : Into the unknown

November 19, 2019
Walliman, Dominic, Dr., author.
©2019
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 17 cm
On board pages.
Cover title.
"What would life be like on another planet? It might be difficult to imagine, but scientific exploration and development is evolving so fast that it might not be an impossibility. From holidays on the moon to discovering aliens, this beautifully illustrated board book explore some of the research that is taking us one step closer to discovering what life might be like in the unknown."--Provided by publisher.

Marlon Bundo's best Christmas ever

November 18, 2019
Pence, Charlotte, 1993- author.
©2019
40 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
"The vice president's residence is getting decorated for its many holiday parties, and Marlon wants to help his Grandma, Karen Pence! But what can such a small bunny do? Join Marlon as he makes a special gift and learns how to appreciate the people we love during the holiday season!"-- Back cover.

Double bass blues

November 18, 2019
Loney, Andrea J., author.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2019.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
"This is a Borzoi Book published by Alfred A. Knopf"--Title page verso.
After school orchestra practice, young Nic carries his double bass through rough neighborhoods to his grandfather's home, where he and Grandaddy Nic play jazz music with friends, delighting the neighbors.

How do you go to sleep?

November 18, 2019
McMullan, Kate, author.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2019.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 24 cm
"This is Borzoi Book published by Alfred A. Knopf"--Colophon
"A rhyming survey of a number of animals and how they rest or go to sleep, leading up to a child's own experience of going to bed"-- Provided by publisher.

River

November 18, 2019
Cooper, Elisha, author, illustrator.
©2019
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations, color map ; 31 cm
A woman in a canoe takes the reader on a journey down the Hudson River, from its source, a lake in the Adirondack Mountains, to the point where it flows into the Atlantic Ocean at New York City. Includes a note on the history of the Hudson River.

When unicorns poop

November 18, 2019
Castle, Lexie, author.
©2019
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Presents all the magical things that happen when unicorns poop, toot, sneeze, and more.

Noah the narwhal : a tale of downs and ups

November 18, 2019
Klausner, Judith, 1986-
Somerville, Massachussets : Dancing Mantis Press, 2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 cm
"Noah the Narwhal has good days, when he is productive and social, and pain days, when he needs to rest. His friends and family can find it difficult to handle the unpredictability. Can they come to see that having him in their lives is absolutely worth it?"

Anxious Charlie to the rescue

November 15, 2019
Milne, Terry, 1964- author, illustrator.
©2018
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 x 29 cm.
"First published by Old Barn Books (United Kingdom) 2018 as Charlie Star"--Page facing title page.
Charlie did everything the same, every day. He was afraid something bad would happen if he didn't. When an emergency disrupts his routine, Charlie discovers that sometimes change can lead to something wonderful.

A big bed for Little Snow

November 15, 2019
Lin, Grace, author, illustrator.
©2019
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 x 29 cm
When winter comes, Mommy makes a soft bed for Little Snow to sleep on, but each night he cannot resist jumping on the bed, causing tiny feathers to fly down.

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