New Arrivals · Kids’ Picture & Easy Books

March 26, 2019
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

I love classical music : my first sound book

March 25, 2019
Billet, Marion, author.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 15 cm
Originally published in France by Gallimard Jeunesse as Mes musiques classiques in 2015. Translation copyright ©2019 by Scholastic Inc.
"Set the switch to ON to activate the sound module."

Music for Mister Moon

March 22, 2019
Stead, Philip Christian, author.
New York : Holiday House, [2019]
1 volume unpaged : color illustrations ; 29 cm
"Neal Porter Books."
After shy cello player Harriet Henry accidentally knocks the moon out of the sky, the moon becomes her friend, and Harriet gains the courage to share her music.

Dragons eat noodles on Tuesdays

March 22, 2019
Stahl, Jon, author.
New York : Scholastic Press, 2019.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
While two monsters argue over how the story they are telling should go, Dennis, a very hungry dragon, is listening nearby--and he has very definite ideas about how this story should end.

We are the gardeners

March 22, 2019
Gaines, Joanna, 1978- author.
Nashville, Tennessee : Tommy Nelson, an imprint of Thomas Nelson, [2019]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
A young family learns to grow a garden, describing how they prepared the soil, watered their plants, dealt with the animals who invaded their garden, and how all their hard work finally paid off as they harvested vegetables and flowers.

Springtime babies

March 22, 2019
Smith, Danna, author.
New York : Golden Book, [2018]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
"Join the barnyard parade as Pony and Gray Goose go in search of animal babies just born on the farm. There are "bunnies in a basket and ducklings in a row," and of course piglets and fluffy lambs! But there are more babies to love when all the animals find the farmer and his wife holding their very own twins!"--

Willbee the bumblebee

March 21, 2019
Smith, Craig, 1972- author, composer.
©2010 illustrations
1 volume unpaged : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Originally written as a children's song, Willbee the bumblebee is embarrassed (and chilly) when his snazzy black-and-yellow jersey gets caught on a rose thorn and unravels--but Monica the butterfly and Steve the spider come to his rescue.

Maybe tomorrow?

March 21, 2019
Agell, Charlotte, author.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Elba carries the black block of grief and sadness wherever she goes--until Norris comes along and helps her to let go of the block and enjoy life again.

The three little superpigs : once upon a time

March 21, 2019
Evans, Claire (Illustrator), author, illustrator.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 cm
"The Three Little Superpigs: Once Upon a Time was originally published in Great Britain by Fourth Wall Publishing in 2017 under the title The Three Little Superpigs: The Origin"--Copyright page.
When they arrive in Fairyland to settle down and build their own houses, everyone they meet warns the three little superpigs about the Big Bad Wolf, but only one of them pays much attention--and when the Wolf comes looking for a pork dinner, it is his brick house that saves his foolish brothers and earns them all the status of superheroes in Fairyland (which is what they have always dreamed of being).

When spring comes to the DMZ

March 21, 2019
Yi, Ŏk-pae, author, illustrator.
Walden, New York : Plough Publishing House, [2019]
1 volume unpaged : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Grandfather returns each year to the demilitarized zone, the barrier--and accidental nature preserve--that separates families that live in North and South Korea.

You are my happy

March 21, 2019
Kotb, Hoda, 1964- author.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
What makes up happy all day through? Let's count those things, just me and you.... Inspired by her own nighttime routine with her daughter, Haley Joy, Today show co-anchor Hoda Kotb has written a book that celetrates the things that make us happy each day... the big things and the small. With illustrations from Suzie Mason, Kort's soothing yet playful lullaby explores the simple and wondrous joy of taking a moment to be grateful.

The nutcracker and the four realms

March 20, 2019
Acampora, Courtney, adapter.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Cover title.
"A center state pop-up book"--Cover.
"Follow Disney The nutcracker and the four realms' elegant Ballerina as she dances center stage in this artistic pop-up book and visits each of the unique and picturesque Four Realms"--Publisher.

Mom and me, me and mom

March 20, 2019
Tanco, Miguel, 1972- author, illustrator.
San Francisco, California : Chronicle Books LLC, [2019]
1 volume unpaged : color illustrations ; 21 cm
A child explains all the ways he enriches his mother's life with love.

Baby's first bank heist

March 20, 2019
Whalley, Jim, 1981- author.
New York : Bloomsbury, 2019.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
First published in Great Britain in June 2018 by Bloomsbury Publishing Plc.
Baby Frank is determined to have a pet, despite his parents' objections, but first he must get the money to take care of it.

Night-night, Wooly : a blabla book

March 20, 2019
Wetterwald, Florence, author.
New York : Random House Children's Books, [2016]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 cm.
On board pages.
Cover title.
This photographic board book from the creators of the blabla brand follows sleepy, sleepy Wooly as he gets ready for bed while, along the way, getting into one funny moment after another.

What should Danny do? : school day

March 20, 2019
Levy, Ganit, author.
71 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
"Danny is a real-life superhero in training, learning about his most important super power of all: 'the power to choose.' In this book, YOU decide how Danny's school day will end by making choices for him. You'll have a blast trying to reach all eight endings!"-- book cover

Fairy dog heaven

March 20, 2019
Fischer, Patrese, author
Portland, OR : [Publisher unknown], 2017
1 volume unpaged : color illustrations ; 29 cm

The big book of super hero bedtime stories

March 19, 2019
Smith, Noah, author.
31 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
"Superman created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. By special arrangement with the Jerry Siegel family."
Superman had a busy day! -- Batgirl closes the book on another day... -- The Flash was on the move all day long -- Green Lantern started bright and early -- How does Wonder Woman do it? -- An action-packed day for the Justice League -- Talk about a deep sleep! -- Half robot, all tired... -- It was a noisy day for Black Canary -- Little heroes have big days, too -- Hawkgirl winged her way through another day -- Shazam! has incredible powers -- What about the villains? How do bad guys become bed guys? -- A late night for the Dynamic Duo.
Chronicles various super heroes' busy days--including Superman, Wonder Woman and Batman--as well as how they get settled for a good night's rest.

Dear ballerina

March 19, 2019
Wellington, Monica, author, illustrator.
New York : Holiday House, [2019]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
"A young dancer writes a letter to a ballerina she admires"-- Provided by publisher.

I am just right

March 19, 2019
McPhail, David, 1940- author, illustrator.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
A boy who is too big for his crib, his tricycle, and being picked up by his grandfather is just the right size for his bed, bicycle, and Grandpa's hugs.

Peekity boo what you can do!

March 19, 2019
Roemer, Heidi, author.
New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2019.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
"Christy Ottaviano Books."
Rhyming text follows a toddler's bedtime routine, from an energetic bath to choosing jammies, reading a book, cuddling with a favorite toy, and snuggling with loved ones before gently falling asleep.

Pepper and Frannie

March 19, 2019
Odell, Catherine Lazar, author, illustrator.
Salem, MA : Page Street Kids, 2019.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
"Confident Frannie convinces cautious Pepper to give skateboarding a try, but Pepper's attempts are not all smooth sailing. Luckily, she has a supportive and enthusiastic friend to cheer her on and help her realize her potential"-- Provided by publisher.

Nursery rhymes & fairy tales.

March 18, 2019
New York : Disney Press, ©2008.
303 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm + 300 stickers
Mother Goose -- Daisylocks -- Mickey, Minnie, and the Gingerbread House -- Little Red Hen -- Goliath II -- Pied Piper Mickey and the town of Hamelin -- City chipmunk and the country chipmunk -- Golden goose -- Little red riding Minnie -- Ugly duckling -- Rapunzel -- Chicken Little -- Peter and the wolf -- Rip Van Goofy -- Gingerbread man -- Mickey Mouse's Mother Goose.
Mother Goose, Daisylocks, The Little Red Hen, The Golden Goose, Rip Van Goofy, Rapunzel and many more.

Touchy the Octopus touches everything

March 15, 2019
Dyckman, Ame, author.
New York : Little Simon, 2019.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 cm.
On board pages.
Cover title.
Touchy the Octopus loves to touch the things he loves, but sometimes, he touches everything.

L. Frank Baum's the Wonderful Wizard of Oz

March 15, 2019
Clark, Stephanie, adapter.
Layton, Utah : Gibbs Smith, 2019.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 cm
On board pages.
Dorothy and her house are sucked into the sky by a cyclone and blown all the way from Kansas to the Land of Oz. How will she get back home.

Ruby & Rufus

March 15, 2019
Dunrea, Olivier, author, illustrator.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2019]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 16 cm.
Ruby and Rufus love the water. They play on the pond every day! But what will they do when the pond turns to ice?


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