New Arrivals · Kids’ Picture & Easy Books

August 15, 2018
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

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.

First snow

August 14, 2018
Viau, Nancy, author.
Chicago, Illinois : Albert Whitman & Company, 2018.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 x 28 cm
Neighbors don their winter gear and head into the icy air to build snowmen and igloos, race sleds, and throw snowballs before returning to the warmth of their homes.

Three times four with Annemarie : a Toon book

August 14, 2018
Brunetti, Ivan, author, illustrator.
New York, NY : TOON Books, [2018]
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 16 x 24 cm
Annemarie and eleven other classmates find various ways to draw sets of twelve and learn about multiplication along the way.

Gorillas go bananas

August 13, 2018
Wensink, Patrick, author.
©2018.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 29 cm.
"From the author-illustrator team behind Go Go Gorillas comes this lively, rhyming read-aloud starring a baby gorilla who refuses to eat his dinner. Perfect for picky eaters everywhere! It's suppertime in the jungle, but Baby Gorilla refuses to eat anything Mama and Papa make for him--not banana chips with green guacamole or a piping-hot plate of plantain ravioli. He says no to a dish of bananas flambé and turns up his nose at banana soufflé! Step into the kitchen and laugh at dish after zany dish in this picture book adventure that is sure to make story times--and meal times--fun!" -- Publisher annotation.

Do not bring your dragon to recess

August 13, 2018
Gassman, Julie, author.
North Mankato, Minnesota : Capstone Young Readers, a Capstone imprint, [2018].
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
Told in rhyme, a child is cautioned about the problems his dragon is likely to cause at school recess, even if it does not mean to.

The rough patch

August 13, 2018
Lies, Brian, author, illustrator.
New York, NY : Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]
1 volume unpaged : color illustraitons ; 24 cm
Farmer Evan and his dog do everything together and, especially, in the garden but when his dog passes away Evan lets his garden fill with weeds until a pumpkin vine brings new hope.

Where did you come from, baby dear?

August 13, 2018
MacDonald, George, 1824-1905, author.
©2018
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
This picture book is an ode to newborn babies.

Fox is late

August 13, 2018
Tabor, Corey R., author, illustrator.
New York, NY : Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]
32 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Fox is late for lunch, so he hops on his skateboard and zooms home, with his animal friends in tow.

Fox the tiger

August 13, 2018
Tabor, Corey R., author, illustrator.
New York, NY : Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]
32 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Fox decides to become a tiger because they are fast and sneaky, and soon, his other animal friends are joining in.

Who eats orange?

August 13, 2018
White, Dianne, author.
New York : Beach Lane Books, 2018.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
"A unique exploration of different animals' favorite foods and what color those foods are."--Provided by publisher.

Star in the jar

August 13, 2018
Hay, Sam, author.
Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, 2018.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Originally published in 2018 in Great Britain by Egmont UK Limited.
When a little boy stumbles across a lost star, he decides to take care of it, putting it in a jar and carrying it with him everywhere. But when the sky calls out for its missing star, can the little boy and his sister figure out a way to return the star to its friends in the sky...even if it means saying goodbye forever?

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