New Arrivals · Kids’ Picture & Easy Books

September 17, 2019
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Gobble up, Snoopy!

September 16, 2019
Schulz, Charles M. (Charles Monroe), 1922-2000, author.
32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Snoopy is feeling thankful, so he writes a thank you note to his favorite thing: his food bowl! Snoopy loves supper time, and while he is busy remembering his best meals, Charlie Brown and the Peanuts gang are cooking up a surprise.

Who says uh oh?

September 16, 2019
Kragulj, Vanja.
Columbus, Ohio : Highlights for Children, [2019]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 17 cm
On board pages.
"Includes a mirror!"
"Babies and toddlers will enjoy seeing photographs of baby animals in all sorts of uh-oh moments. Then they can repeat the word Uh-oh! while looking at themselves in the Mylar mirror in this engaging board book" --

Boo to you, Winnie the Pooh

September 13, 2019
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 cm.
On board pages.
"Based on the "Winnie the Pooh" works by A. A. Milne and E. H. Shepard. Adapted from the book Boo to You, Winnie the Pooh, adapted by Bruce Talkington, illustrated by Robbin Cuddy and originally published by Disney Press."
"Winnie the Pooh and fiends prepare to celebrate Halloween in the Wood!"

Click, clack, boo! : a tricky treat

September 13, 2019
Cronin, Doreen, author.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 19 cm
On board pages.
"A click clack book"--Page 1 of cover.
Halloween arrives on the farm of Farmer Brown and his farm animals.

Creak! Squeak! Halloween : the best Halloween book ever

September 13, 2019
Lloyd, Clare (Children's book author), author.
i volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Cover title.
"Light-activated sounds: use in good light."--Back cover.
"Lift the flaps and listen to Mr. Friendly Ghost, a big-eyed owl, and other Halloween noises in this amazing light-activated sound book."--Back cover.

Skeletitos : make every moment count

September 13, 2019
Jaramillo, Susie, author, illustrator.
[Corte Madera, California] : Encantos Media Studios, [2017]
20 folded out pages : illustrations ; 16 cm
On board pages.
Cover title.
Presents an English language version of a traditional Latin American song about skeletons rising from the grave on each hour, with art inspired by the famous Mexican "calavera" woodcut prints.

Doozers make a rainbow

September 12, 2019
Shaw, Natalie, author.
New York : Simon Spotlight, 2019.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
At head of title: Jim Henson's.
"Based on the screenplay 'The rainbow connection' written by Amanda Smith."
When Daisy Wheel misses seeing a rainbow over Doozer Creek, the Pod Squad decides to invent a machine to make a rainbow.

Kooky kinkajou

September 12, 2019
Hecht, Tracey, author.
61 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Tobin, Bismark, and Dawn are bored. There's nothing to do! So when Karina the kinkajou comes along, she gives them a lesson on using their imaginations. Soon, the three nocturnal friends are following Karina and the 'sparkle sprite' over rivers, under waterfalls, and to the end of a rainbow.

Queen of cats!

September 12, 2019
Shealy, Dennis R., 1969- author.
New York : Random House, [2019]
24 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
At head of title: Illumination presents The secret life of pets 2.
With a little help from her friend Chloe, Gidget the dog goes undercover as a cat.

Aurora's story

September 12, 2019
Carbone, Courtney, adaptor.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Disney Princess Aurora tells her story in her own words in this beautifully-illustrated full-color storybook based on Walt Disney's Sleeping Beauty. --Publisher

A curious menagerie

September 12, 2019
Berger, Carin, author, illustrator.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 x 30 cm
"Introduces readers to sixty unusual and engaging collective nouns ranging from a flamboyance of flamingos to a mischief of mice. Includes a note about the origin of the collective nouns featured in the book"-- Provided by publisher.

Panda opposites

September 12, 2019
Eszterhas, Suzi, author, photographer.
[Toronto] : Owlkids Books Inc., [2019]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 cm
On board pages.
Cover title.
"Little/Big; Near/Far; Clean/Dirty. With minimal text and adorable panda photos from wildlife photographer Suzi Eszterhas, children will learn all about opposites."-- Provided by publisher.

Pete the Kitty's first day of preschool

September 12, 2019
Dean, Kim, 1969- author, illustrator.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 cm
On board pages.
Pete the Kitty has his first day of preschool, where he meets the teacher, sings fun songs, and paints a picture.

Tangled : a story about shapes

September 12, 2019
Miranda, Anne, author.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 27 cm
Ages 4-8
"A Paula Wiseman book."
"An unruly gang of sixteen geometric shapes gets tangled in the neighborhood jungle gym until their friend comes to their rescue and order is restored"--Provided by publisher.

Trains run!

September 12, 2019
Lyon, George Ella, 1949- author.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
"A Richard Jackson Book."
Illustrations and simple, rhyming text reveal different kinds of trains, how they run, and the sounds they make.

There was a black hole that swallowed the universe

September 12, 2019
Ferrie, Chris, author.
Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks eXplore, [2019]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 x 27 cm
"Using a black light you can see a hidden message, read the book backward and reveal an entirely different story"--Last page.
"A hilarious new take on the universe and everything in it. Follow along as the black hole swallows up everything that exists, from the biggest to the smallest pieces of matter."--Provided by publisher.

Thunder trucks

September 12, 2019
Klein, Cheryl B., 1978- author.
Los Angeles : Disney Hyperion, 2019.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
As children go to sleep, trucks of all kinds team up in the sky to create a thunderstorm.


September 11, 2019
Boynton, Sandra, author.
New York : Workman Publishing Company, 2019.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 16 cm.
On board pages.
Humorous dinosaur charactors prepare for bedtime, but after they all fall asleep, they snore very loudly. A rabbit is thankful that he lives far, far away.

Pepe and the parade : a celebration of Hispanic heritage

September 11, 2019
Kyle, Tracey, author.
New York : Little Bee books, [2019]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 x 29 cm
Pepe, who is Mexican American, enjoys participating in a festival celebrating his heritage and that of his family and friends, who are from Chile, Ecuador, Peru, and many other countries. Includes author's note about Hispanic American History month and the difference between the terms Hispanic and Latino.

Curious George : my first bedtime stories.

September 11, 2019
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2019]
71 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Curious George: are you curious? / illustrations, Margaret E. and H.A. Rey -- Curious George and the firefighters / illustrated by Anna Grossnickle Hines -- Curious George's day at the farm / written by Hena Khan ; illustrated by Valentina Jaskina -- Curious George goes to a bookstore / written by Julie M. Bartynski ; illustrated by Mary O'Keefe Young -- Curious George loves to ride / illustrations, Margaret E. and H.A. Rey-- Good night, Curious George / written by Theodore Henry ; illustrated by Greg Paprocki.
Collects six Curious George tales, including the curious monkey's visit to a bookstore, a fire station, and a farm.

Trolls holiday

September 11, 2019
Lewman, David, author.
New York : Golden Books, [2019]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
Based on the television short Trolls holiday.
Poppy tries to find a holiday for the Bergens to celebrate.

Despicable me

September 11, 2019
Kaplan, Arie, author.
New York : Golden Books, [2019]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
"Based on the film Despicable Me."
Gru wanted to show he was the greatest super-villain by stealing the moon. As a part of his evil plan, he adopted three little girls. But as the girls' daily lives began to interfere with Gru's plans, he realized that he loved them and that they were now his family and he would do anything to protect them.

Find Spot at the library

September 11, 2019
Hill, Eric, 1927-2014, author, artist.
New York : Frederick Warne, 2019.
16 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm
On board pages.
"A lift-the-flap book."
It's fancy dress day at the library! Which book characters will Spot, Helen and Tom dress up as? Join Spot and his friends as they explore all the different corners and books in the library. Going to the library is an exciting first experience for toddlers, and Spot is no different - he loves reading!

My little pony, best gift ever. A perfectly Pinkie present!

September 11, 2019
Ventura, Bonnie.
New York : Golden Books, [2019]
24 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
"Based on the holiday special 'My Little Pony: Best Gift Ever' by Michael Vogel."
This year for Hearth's Warming, the ponies decide to pick secret buddies to exchange gifts with, but Pinkie doesn't know what gift to give.

The sleeping beauty

September 11, 2019
Adams, Jennifer, 1970- author.
Layton, Utah : Gibbs Smith, 2019.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 cm.
On board pages.
"Retells the classic story and introduces little ones to the beautiful art of ballet. Jennifer Adams' engaging text alongside adorable illustrations by Corey Egbert introduces little ones to The Sleeping Beauty story of kings, queens, fairies, and dancing. My First Ballet Books encourage babies to be creative, be active, and be brilliant through the classic art of ballet"


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