New Arrivals · Kids’ Foreign Language Fiction & Easy Books

May 21, 2019
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

I have a zoo : a story of animals all around me, told in English and Chinese

May 20, 2019
Mao, Xiao, author.
©2019
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Chinese edition ©2010 Guangdong New Century Publishing House Co., Ltd.--title page verso.
Soar with swallows and butterflies, swim with fish and frogs, and stroll alongside elephants and camels. This bilingual children's book introduces kids to the Chinese language by taking a walk through nature--the zoo that anyone can visit.

Papa's garden

May 20, 2019
Li, Jian (Art teacher), author, artist.
New York : Shanghai Press, 2019.
1 volume : chiefly illustrations (colour) ; 23 x 24 cm
"Papa finished constructing the garden. Everybody was enjoying it. But I had to help him gather each family member -big brother, big sister, Mama, Grandma, and Grandpa- and brought them to a place in the garden for a surprise. What could it be?"--Back cover.

Jhootha ladka

May 16, 2019
Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910, author.
Baranālā : Tarakabhāratī Prakāshana, 2018.
32 pages : illustrations (colour) ; 24 cm
Selected children's stories of a Russian author.

Vhaūū hāiparalūpa!

May 16, 2019
|6880-01 Menana, Śrīlatā, author.
Bengaluru : Pratham Books, 2018.
16 pages : color illustrations ; 18 x 23 cm.
Translated from English.
Children's story.
Vishnu loves to see new places. But he hates long journeys. Why can’t we have a faster mass transport system, he wonders. So when he reads about the hyperloop, he is blown away… whoopee! What’s this futuristic mass transport system?

Mi papi tiene una moto

May 14, 2019
Quintero, Isabel, author.
New York : Kokila, [2019]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 29 cm
Daisy Ramona takes a trip around the neighborhood with her father on his motorcycle and sees familiar people and places but also a community that is rapidly changing around her.

Toy story 4

May 6, 2019
Cregg, R. J., author.
New York : BuzzPop, an imprint of Little Bee Books, 2019.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm
"Libro basado en la película / Movie storybook."--Cover.

Movie storybook = Libro basado en la película

April 30, 2019
Cregg, R. J., adapter.
©2019
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Cover title.
"¡Español & English!"--Cover.
When Princess Jasmine leaves her palace, she meets Aladdin. With the help from a wish-granting genie, can Aladdin and Jasmine save the kingdom from a power-hungry sorcerer?

La luna mango

April 25, 2019
De Anda, Diane, author.
© 2019
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
When a father is taken away from his family and faces deportation, his family is left to grieve and wonder what comes next. Maricela, Manual, and their mother face the many challenges and changes created by their father's absence. A new home, missed soccer games and birthday parties, and emptiness are now day-to-day norms. But Maricela learns that her love for her father is sustained even though he is no longer part of her daily life.

Sofi paints her dreams

April 25, 2019
Ortiz, Raquel M., author.
Houston, TX : Pinata Books, an imprint of Arte Publico Press, [2019]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 22 cm
After a bad school day, Sofi is transported from a New York City community garden to the Dominican Republic and Haiti, and helps composer Juan Luis and artist Guerlande.

Singing -- Cantando de colores : a bilingual book of harmony

April 19, 2019
Rodríguez, Patty, author.
©2018
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 cm
On board pages.
Cover title.
"Inspired by one of the oldest and most beloved traditional Spanish folk songs, 'De Colores' (In Colors), this book will introduce little ones to the beauty of life, joy, inclusivity, and their first English and Spanish words" -- back cover.

Where is? El Chavo = ¿Dónde está? El Chavo : a bilingual hide-and-seek book

April 17, 2019
Rodríguez, Patty, author.
[Los Angeles, California] : Lil Libros, 2019.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 cm
On board pages.
Cover title.
"Inspired by the internationally acclaimed sitcom 'El Chavo del Ocho,' this book will introduce little ones to their first English and Spanish words as they explore la vecindad in search of the mischievous El Chavo" -- back cover.

De basura a tesoro = Trash into treasure

March 27, 2019
Freitas, Bethany V., adapter.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers, 2019.
24 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
TV tie-in.
"Based on the TV series teleplay written by Bill Burnett"--T.p.
George is part of a team challenge to help clean up the city on Pretty City Day. But when he finds hidden and forgotten treasures along the way, he realizes he's collecting more treasures than he is trash! If he wants to help his team win the challenge, he'll need to sort out his growing stash of treasures and see which ones he really wants to keep. This Spanish/English bilingual reader is set in two different color text for ease of readability, and also includes bonus activities to help reinforce the concepts presented in the story.

Māū aura mūn̐cha = Maoo aur moonch

March 18, 2019
|6880-01 Caṭarjī, Aruṇimā, author.
Chennai, India : Tulika Publishers, 2018.
24 unnumbered page : illustrations (colour) ; 24 cm
Translation of: Maoo and the moustaches.
Children's story.
Maoo the kitten looks up -- and there... above Murali Mama's jolly smile is something thunderous and black, thick and curly... his moustache! Terrified, Maoo runs away.

Raṅga cora = Rang chor

March 18, 2019
|6880-01 Aitken, Stephen, 1953- author.
Chennai, India : Tulika Publishers, 2018.
28 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 27 x 24 cm
First published in English as: Colour thief
Children story based on a grouchy giant who decides to scoop all colour out of the world.

Tenālī Rāma dīāṃ prasiddha kahāṇīāṃ : hāsa-rasa bharapūra

March 18, 2019
Baranālā : Tarakabhāratī Prakāshana, 2017.
160 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 22 cm
Juvenile stories.
Humorous stories based on intelligence of Tenāli Rāmakr̥ṣṇa, court jester of King Krishnadevaraya.

Amina and the City of Flowers

March 8, 2019
Newhard, Christina, author.
©2016
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Includes bilingual glossary of terms and discussion questions.
"Amina, a young, Muslim, Yakan weaver, is homesick for Basilan, but she finds inspiration for her loom in the diversity and color of her new home, Zamboanga City."-- Provided by publisher.

Kalipay and the tiniest tiktik

March 8, 2019
Newhard, Christina, author.
©2016
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Includes bilingual glossary of terms and discussion questions.
"Kalipay makes an unusual new friend in Gamay, who has a long tongue, bat-wings, and is a devoted vegetarian. This is a story about the power of friendship, play, and what it means to be different."-- Provided by publisher.

Melo the Umang-boy

March 8, 2019
Sarmiento-Co, Alyssa, author.
©2016
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Includes bilingual glossary of terms and discussion questions.
"Melo is a painfully shy little boy living with his grandmother and uncle. One day he visits a magical, busy city on the bottom of the ocean, filled with talking sea creatures. Disaster strikes the city and he must overcome his shyness to help the sea creatures rebuild."-- Provided by publisher.

Beautiful eyes

March 4, 2019
Romasanta, Gayle, author.
©2018
15 pages : color illustrations ; 18 x 23 cm
A bilingual book that teaches children about body parts, sensory experiences and counting numbers. The book also emphasizes the beauty of the Filipino self.

Lola quiere un gato

February 18, 2019
McQuinn, Anna, author.
Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge, [2019]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
More than anything Lola would like a cat, but first she must learn how to care for it.

Ricitos de oro y los tres osos

February 18, 2019
Gorbachev, Valeri, author, illustrator.
[New York] : North South, [2018]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 cm
A little girl walking in the woods finds the house of the three bears and helps herself to their belongings.

Hello, world

February 7, 2019
Szmidt, Aleksandra, illustrator.
New York, NY : Flowerpot Press, 2019.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 20 cm
On board pages.
Cover title.
Animals from countries around the world say "hello" in their country's native language.

¡Di por favor! = Say please!.

January 11, 2019
New York, NY : BuzzPop, [2019]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 cm
On board pages.
"Disney Junior" -- cover.
"Únete a Bingo y Rolly con sus buenos modales mientras dicen palabras educadas para hablar con sus amigos y su familia."--simonandschuster.com

Lluvia o sol = Rain or shine.

January 9, 2019
New York, NY : BuzzPop, [2019]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 cm
On board pages.
"¡Español & English!"--Cover.
¡Prepárate para jugar haga el tiempo que haga con tus amigos favoritos de Disney! Get ready to play in any weather with your favorite Disney pals!

The animals of Chinese New Year

January 9, 2019
Lee, Jen Sookfong, author.
Victoria, British Columbia : Orca Book Publishers, 2019.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 cm
Translation by Kileasa Che Wan Wong.
"In this festive, dual-language board book (English and Simplified Chinese), twelve animals race to see who will represent the Chinese zodiac."-- Provided by publisher.

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