New Arrivals · Kids’ Picture & Easy Books

July 18, 2019
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Give me back my bones!

July 17, 2019
Norman, Kim, author.
Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2019.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm.
"Bone-rattling poster inside this jacker."--Cover.
"A stormy night at sea has uncovered some long-buried secrets and surprises. Is that the mast of a shipwreck? A faded pirate hat? And what's that hiding in the sand? A mandible and a clavicle, phalanges and femurs, a tibia and a fibula -- could there be a set of bones scattered across the ocean floor? And who might they belong to? A jaunty rhyme takes readers on an underwater scavenger hunt as a comical skeleton tries to put itself back together piece by piece. Make no bones about it: this rollicking read-aloud will have young ones learning anatomy without even realizing it."--Publisher.

Just for me

July 17, 2019
Rolli, Jennifer Hansen, author, illustrator.
New York, New York : Viking, 2019.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
"When Ruby has something special, she likes to say "just for me!" That includes everything from her dolly to the colorful candy sprinkles she uses to decorate her cookies. But when a friend comes over for playtime, Ruby takes her mantra just one step too far, and a precious toy is broken. Just when it looks like playtime has been ruined, Ruby realizes that having a friend is much more fun than having everything to herself."-- Publisher's description.

Sorry, grown-ups, you can't go to school!

July 17, 2019
Geist, Christina, author.
New York : Random House, [2019]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Lady and Buddy must insist that school is only for children and teachers when their parents, grandparents, and even a dog get excited about joining them for games, stories, and experiments.

The ugly duckling

July 17, 2019
Di Lernia, Giuseppe, illustrator.
New York : DK Publishing, 2019.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Cover title.
"When the ugly duckling hatches, he looks nothing like his family. Teased and laughed at for being different, can he learn to be brave and find some friends?"--Back cover.

The day punctuation came to town

July 17, 2019
Gard, Kimberlee, author.
©2019
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
"A language is fun! book, punctuation"--Page 1 of cover.
Follow the Punctuation family--Exclamation point, Question mark, Period and Comma--as they join the letters and form meaningful words.

One red sock

July 17, 2019
Sattler, Jennifer Gordon, author, illustrator.
Ann Arbor, MI : Sleeping Bear Press, [2019]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
When a little purple hippo cannot find the mate for her red sock, she tries everything in her sock drawer in order to be fashionable--or at least to match.

Triceratops stomp

July 16, 2019
Patkau, Karen, author, illustrator.
Toronto : Pajama Press, 2019.
1 volume (unpaged) : color ilustrations ; 22 cm.
"A nest of baby dinosaurs hatches deep in the forest and the little dinos immediately begin scampering and playing. When a T-Rex threatens the hatchlings, their fierce mother Triceratops scares it away, and the tired babies settle in for a nap."-- Provided by publisher.

One dark bird

July 16, 2019
Scanlon, Elizabeth Garton, author.
New York : Beach Lane Books, 2019.
1 volume : color illustrations ; 26 cm
A single starling is joined by hundreds more, and together they dance across the sky, finally settling into the trees.

The flight of the Dodo

July 16, 2019
Brown, Peter, 1979-
New York : Little, Brown, 2010.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Penguin and his other flightless bird friends invent a flying machine, but they fly right into a thunderstorm.

Courageous people from Washington who changed the world

July 16, 2019
Poelman, Heidi, 1980- author.
[Sanger, CA] : Familius LLC, [2019]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
On board pages.
Cover title.
"From the creative vision of Merce Cunningham to the brave voice of Bernie Whitebear, Courageous People from Washington Who Changed the World is a young child's first introduction to the brave people from their home state who made a difference. Simple text and adorable illustrations tell the contributions of more than a dozen courageous Washingtonians: Chief Seattle, George Washington, Catherine Montgomery, Bertha Knight Landes, Dixie Lee Ray, Merce Cunningham, Bernie Whitebear, Gary Locke, Bill & Melinda Gates, and Pearl Jam (of course)."--Amazon website.

Boy, you are brilliant!

July 16, 2019
Ferguson, Ashley Aya, author.
[United States] : Ashley Ferguson, [2019]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 22 cm
"Has anyone ever called you brilliant? Brilliant means intelligent and set apart, or different from others. Brilliant can also mean bright and shining. This is you! You have special talents and abilities that no one can take away. Your brilliance gives you the power to be kind and help others, too, so that you can lift as you climb."--Back cover.

Friends in the mail

July 16, 2019
Manushkin, Fran, author.
North Mankato, Minnesota : Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint [2020]
26 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
"Picture Window Books are published by Capstone"--Copyright page.
On a trip to the post office to mail a present to her grandfather, Katie learns all about how the mail works.

Helping Mayor Patty

July 16, 2019
Manushkin, Fran, author.
©2020
24 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Katie's Aunt Patty is the new mayor, and Katie and her friends attend her first city council meeting, brimming with ideas about what their neighborhood needs--like free ice cream, puppies, and a new park where children can play in safety.

Stocking up for the storm

July 16, 2019
Manushkin, Fran, author.
©2020
27 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
A big storm is approaching, and Katie, her parents, and all her neighbors head to the grocery store to stock up on necessities--and Katie gets a lesson in smart shopping.

Hide and seek

July 15, 2019
Green, Katie May.
Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2019.
1 v. (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 x 28 cm.
"Right at the top of Shiverhawk Hall live children in pictures on the wall. When the moon rises in the night sky, the DeVillechild twins are missing from their frames. The rest of the Shiverhawk children set out across the gardens and into the woods searching for the girls, beginning a game of hide and seek! Will the children be able to find the twins and return home to their paintings before the sun comes up?"--Book jacket flap.

My first busy world.

July 15, 2019
Carle, Eric, illustrator.
New York : Little Simon, 2019.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
On board pages.
Cover title.

I love you to the moon and back

July 15, 2019
Hepworth, Amelia, author.
Wilton, CT : Tiger Tales, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 17 cm
On board pages.
A joyful celebtration of the love between a parent and the special little person in his or her life. On board pages.

Linus the little yellow pencil

July 15, 2019
Magoon, Scott, author, illustrator.
©2019
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Linus hopes to win the family art show but his eraser, Ernie, obliterates his work, his self-confidence, and his joy until a word from Smudge inspires Linus to try again.

Where is my eraser?

July 15, 2019
Rosen, Robert, author.
North Mankato, MN : Rourke Educational Media, 2018.
24 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
The boy has lost his eraser. He has to look all around the classroom for it. Can you help him find his eraser?

Do not take your dragon on a field trip

July 15, 2019
Gassman, Julie, author.
North Mankato, Minnesota : Capstone Editions, [2019]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
When dragons are banned from accompanying students on a visit to the fire station, for such reasons as rudeness, farting, and a spikey tail, children find the perfect field trip for the scaly creatures.

The fairy first day

July 15, 2019
Matheis, Mickie.
New York : Random House, [2019]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
At head of title: Butterbean's Café.

Feels like a party!

July 15, 2019
Layman, Barbara, author.
©2019
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Title from cover.
"A touch-and-feel book"--Cover.
"Join Poppy and all her friends as they go on a super scavenger hunt! Touch and feel fuzzy socks, soft flowers, glittery Guy Diamond, and more!"--Page [4] of cover.

What to do with a string

July 15, 2019
Yolen, Jane, author.
Mankato, MN : Creative Editions, 2019.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
"In this sequel to What to Do with a Box, Jane Yolen extolls the marvelous virtues of string, a material that can snag the spirit of adventure, lasso the limitless horizons of imagination, and connect us to one another"-- Provided by publisher.

The school book

July 12, 2019
Parr, Todd, author, illustrator.
New York : Little, Brown and Company, [2019]
1 volume : chiefly color illustrations ; 26 cm
"Todd Parr introduces readers to all the things they can do at school"-- Provided by publisher.

The flops and their fabulous adventures

July 12, 2019
Durand, Delphine, author.
New York : Enchanted Lion Books, 2019.
1 volume : chiefly color illustrations ; 25 cm
Translated from the French.

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