New Arrivals · Kids’ Picture & Easy Books

September 20, 2018
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Fourteen animals that are definitely not an octopus

September 19, 2018
Pyle, Gabe, author, illustrator.
Sanger, CA : Familius, 2018.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 x 18 cm.
Cover title.
On board pages.

Sea prayer

September 19, 2018
Hosseini, Khaled, author.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Sea Prayer is composed in the form of a letter, from a father to his son, on the eve of their journey. Watching over his sleeping son, the father reflects on the dangerous sea-crossing that lies before them. It is also a vivid portrait of their life in Homs, Syria, before the war, and of that city's swift transformation from a home into a deadly war zone.

The dance of the realms

September 19, 2018
Glass, Calliope, author.
Los Angeles : Disney Press, 2018.
1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations ; 29 cm
"One Christmas Eve night, Clara enters the Four Realms. There she watches a ballet that tells her the story of how this mysterious world of sweets, snowflakes, flowers, and amusements came to be. Clara learns the Fourth Realm is unstable, home to the tyrant Mother Ginger. But when Clara goes on a mission to save the day, she finds that while the story was beautiful, it may not have been entirely true. It will be up to her to change the dancer's tale of the Realms... and find a happy ending." -- Dust jacket.

Aron goes to the White House Science Fair

September 19, 2018
Grant, Nahjee, author.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 cm
"Aron's trip to the White House Science Fair to meet President Obama!"--from Amazon.

Aron runs for class president

September 19, 2018
Grant, Nahjee, author.
[Place of publication not identified] : [Really Exciting and Delightful Stories], [2017]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Title and statement of responsibility from cover. Publisher name and date of publication from amazon.
"After a life-changing experience to meet his idol, Barack Obama, at the White House, Aron feels inspired to run for office at his school to create history of his own"-- from Amazon.


September 19, 2018
Greig, Louise, author.
London : Egmont, 2018.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
"Ed's bad mood begins as something really small, hardly a thing at all. But before long it grows, gathers pace, and spreads through the whole town. Can Ed sweep his troubles away?"--Provided by publisher.


September 19, 2018
Alber, Diane, author.
United States : Diane Alber Art LLC, 2018
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 22 x 27 cm
Cover title.
"Red, Yellow and Blue, embark on a journey of creativity, beauty, and wonder that leads them to find out something pretty amazing about themselves and each other. This book not only teaches about primary and secondary colors but it is sure to spark an abundance of art activities as well!"--Provided by publisher.

I dig bathtime!

September 18, 2018
Jorden, Brooke, author.
[Sanger, California] : Familius LLC, [2018]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 cm
On board pages.
Cover title.
Construction vehicles, including an excavator, a backhoe, and a steamroller, all enjoy a nice bath after a day's work.

Princesses save the world

September 18, 2018
Guthrie, Savannah, author.
New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2018.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Princess Penelope Pineapple and her fellow princesses from the Fruit Nations are on a mission to rescue the Strawberry Kingdom's food from certain ruin, and surprisingly Penny's beloved bees are the key to saving the realm's produce.

Time for bed, Miyuki

September 18, 2018
Galliez, Roxane Marie, author.
New York : Princeton Architectural Press, [2018].
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 30 cm
"First published in France under the title: Au lit Miyuki 2017"--Title page verso.
When Grandfather calls Miyuki to bed, she persuades him to help prepare for a visit from the Dragonfly Queen, cover the cat, and more before she is finally ready to sleep.

Bye-bye, train

September 18, 2018
Chanko, Pamela, 1968-
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 17 cm.
On board pages.
In this book, toddlers will learn about things that go and wave bye-bye to colorful vehicles. Beep beep!

Pups on a mission

September 18, 2018
Froeb, Lori, author.
Los Angeles : Disney Press, 2018.
32 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
At head of title: Disney Junior puppy dog pals.
"Disney Junior"--Cover.
Invites young readers to join Bingo and Rolly on another mission and learn fun facts about dogs and their sense of smell along the way.

Boats on the bay

September 18, 2018
Harvey, Jeanne Walker, author.
Petaluma, California : Cameron Kids, [2018]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 x 30 cm
Illustrations and easy to read text portray a variety of vessels, from houseboats to dredgers, through the course of a busy day on the bay.

Crash, splash, or moo!

September 18, 2018
Shea, Bob, author, illustrator.
New York ; Boston : Little, Brown and Company, 2018.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Mr. McMonkey hosts a game in which the reader is invited to guess whether a stunt will result in a crash, a splash, or a moo.

Peppa Pig and the silly sniffles.

September 18, 2018
Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Entertainment, 2018.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 x 29 cm
"Based on the TV series Peppa Pig. Peppa Pig is created by Neville Astley and Mark Baker"--Page facing title page.
When Peppa and her friends are playing store, Pedro Pony comes in with the sniffles and they don't have anything that will help him feel better so they decide to play a new game.

All-of-a-kind family Hanukkah

September 18, 2018
Jenkins, Emily, 1967- author.
New York : Schwartz & Wade books, 2018.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
In 1912 New York, Gertie feels left out while Mama and her four older sisters cook Hanukkah dinner, but Papa comes home and asks her help with an important task.

Merry Christmas, little Elliot

September 18, 2018
Curato, Mike, author, illustrator.
New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2018.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
"Godwin Books."
Little Elliot and mouse search for the Christmas spirit.

Tough cookie : a Christmas story

September 18, 2018
Hemingway, Edward, author, illustrator.
New York : Christy Ottaviano Books, Henry Holt and Company, 2018.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 30 cm
In this twist on The Gingerbread Boy, Cookie teams up with Fox to try to become sweeter and faster, before learning that there is a reason he is different. Includes recipes for Christmas cookies and Christmas ornaments.

A unicorn named Sparkle's first Christmas

September 18, 2018
Young, Amy, author, illustrator.
New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2018.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
As Christmas approaches, Lucy is excited about the tree, cookies, stockings, and especially presents but, despite her urging and example, Sparkle is not interested in buying gifts for Lucy.

I'm not just a scribble ...

September 18, 2018
Alber, Diane, author.
United States : Diane Alber Art LLC, 2017
1 volume (unpaged) : Illustrations ; 22x27 cm.
Scribble is a fictitious character.
Scribble, the book's main character, never thought he was different until he met his first drawing. Then, After being left out because he didn't look like everyone else. Scribble teaches the drawings how to accept each other for who they are. Which enables them to create amazing art.


September 17, 2018
Kang, Anna, author.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Eraser is always cleaning up everyone else's mistakes. Except for Ruler and Pencil Sharpener, none of the other school supplies seem to appreciate her.

But first, we nap

September 17, 2018
Miles, David, 1973- author.
© 2018.
16 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 18 x 18 cm.
On board pages.
Cover title.
Sloth wants to nap. Rabbit doesn't. Who will win in the end? For every parent who's struggled to get their child to nap, But First, We Nap is a hilarious book to replace the naptime wrestle. Funny illustrations depict Rabbit upping his antics while the ever-patient sloth repeats, "But first, we nap." Finally worn out, Rabbit gives in, and the pair--and hopefully your child--snuggle and nod off. The perfect book for nap time!

Miss Turie's magic creatures

September 17, 2018
Keller, Joy, author.
40 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
A young child explores Miss Turie's exotic pet store which guarantees to have the perfect pet for everyone.

Interrupting chicken and the elephant of surprise

September 14, 2018
Stein, David Ezra, author, illustrator.
Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2018.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 x 28 cm
When Little Red Chicken comes home excited about what she learned in school, she explains to Papa that every story has "an elephant of surprise."

Leo gets a checkup

September 14, 2018
McQuinn, Anna, author.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm
"First published in the United Kingdom in 2018 by Alanna Books."


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