New Arrivals · Kids’ Picture & Easy Books

September 23, 2017
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Pete the cat and the lost tooth

September 22, 2017
Dean, James, 1957- author, illustrator.
©2017
32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
A tooth goes missing while Pete the Cat is helping the Tooth Fairy, and he must find it before it's too late.

Wee Sister Strange

September 22, 2017
Grant, Holly, author.
New York : Schwartz & Wade Books, an imprint of Random House Children's Books, [2017]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 x 29 cm
"A wild, nameless girl the townspeople call Wee Sister Strange roams through forests and marshes and bogs in search of a bedtime story"-- Provided by publisher.

My grandpa's chair

September 22, 2017
Pak, Jiyeon, author, illustrator.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, an imprint of Random House Children's Books, 2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
"A Borzoi book"--Colophon.
A young girl notices that her grandfather is unhappy and thinks a new chair might cheer him up.

Yak and dove

September 22, 2017
Maclear, Kyo, 1970- author.
Toronto, Ontario : Tundra Books, 2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 x 28 cm
One day as Yak and Dove list their differences they come to the conclusion that maybe they aren t meant to be friends. In the hope of finding a new best friend, Yak holds auditions. But when a small feathered contestant sings Yak s favorite song, the two begin to think that maybe they are alike after all.

Berenstain Bears : Brother Bear and the kind cub

September 21, 2017
Berenstain, Stan, 1923-2005, author.
Gran Rapids, Michigan : Zonderkidz, [2017]
32 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
At head of title: Berenstain Bears.
Brother Bear's act of kindness is repaid when he shares his knowledge of airplane modelmaking with young Billy.

Dino dilemma

September 21, 2017
Lemke, Donald B., author.
©2017
30 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
"Batman created by Bob Kane with Bill Finger."
"The children of Gotham are on a field trip when they realize that the new dinosaur exhibit at the museum has been tampered with! It's up to Batman, Batgirl, Nightwing, and the children to solve the riddles, catch the culprit, and find the stolen bones"--Back cover.

Penny Lane

September 21, 2017
Meister, Cari, author.
New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2017]
31 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Based on the television program Beat Bugs.
"1, beginning reading."
Lately, Crick is feeling down. It's up to the Beat Bugs to cheer him up in their own special way. But will it be just what Crick needs?

Rain

September 21, 2017
Lamb, Anne, active 1999, author.
©2017
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 cm
On board pages.
"Based on a story written by Josh Mapleston. Beat Bugs created by Josh Wakely."
The Beat Bugs love playing in the sun. But they love playing in the rain more! Join the Beat Bugs for their rainy day fun, showing how any day, rain or shine, can be a blast.

Tractor Mac, Plane Jane's Journey

September 21, 2017
Steers, Billy, author, illustrator.
New York, NY : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 17 cm
On board pages.
She climbs over clouds flies over farms, and loops over lakes--Plane Jane travels far and wide but always returns home to Stony Meadow.

Hedgehugs : autumn hide and squeak

September 21, 2017
Wilson, Steve, 1974- author.
©2016
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 24 cm.
"First published in the United Kingdom in 2016 by Maverick Arts Publishing Ltd."--Title page verso.
Hattie is unhappy that trees are losing their leaves, but Horace and a squeaky new friend show her how much fun autumn can be.

It takes a village

September 21, 2017
Clinton, Hillary Rodham, author.
New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, [2017]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 30 cm
"A Paula Wiseman Book."
A community coming together--believing in each other, helping each other, and sharing burdens and joys--can make a difference.

Peg + Cat : the pirate problem

September 21, 2017
Oxley, Jennifer, author.
Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Entertainment, 2017.
44 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
"PBS Kids"--Cover.
"A level 2 reader"--Cover.
"When Peg and Cat encounter hungry pirates by the seashore, they've got to think fast. Pirates get cranky when they're hungry, and when pirates are cranky, they sing -- really badly! To spare their ears, Peg and Cat must make sure each pirate gets his fair share of fruit -- the same amount for everyone. And when a sneaky monkey steals a few peaches, Peg and Cat have to divide the fruit up all over again. Will they be able to give everyone an equal share and keep those pirates from singing their really badly?"--Publisher.

Santa, please bring me a gnome

September 21, 2017
Swerts, An, 1973- author.
©2017
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Tess writes to Santa, asking for a real gnome for Christmas. Grandpa and Grandma help Tess prepare for Christmas Eve, and the arrival of what she hopes will be her 'special' present.

Peppa Pig's pop-up princess castle : playset with five pop-up scenes! with press-out characters, moving parts, flaps to lift, and a storybook

September 20, 2017
Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Entertainment, 2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Pop-up book.
"Based on the TV series Peppa Pig" --Back cover.
Invites children to explore the many rooms of a majestic palace with press-out figures of Princess Peppa, Prince George, and their family and friends. Includes mini storybook "Princess Peppa's day at the castle."

Richard Scarry's colors

September 20, 2017
Daly, Kathleen N, author.
New York : A Golden Book, [2017]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
Brief text and illustrations introduce ten colors.

Peg + Cat : the big dog problem

September 20, 2017
Oxley, Jennifer.
Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Entertainment, 2017.
42 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
"PBS Kids"--Cover.
"A level 2 reader"--Cover.
Peg's mom has given her and Cat five important letters to mail. "She says it's because we're growing up," says Peg. And sure enough, the height marks on the wall show that they're getting taller! But there's a problem: when they get to the mailbox, they find a very big dog sitting in front of it. How can they get around or behind this scary-looking canine to mail the letters? Or could it be that they're jumping to conclusions -- and the obstacle itself might help them reach a solution?

On the night of the shooting star

September 20, 2017
Hest, Amy, author.
©2017
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Bunny and Dog live on opposite sides of the fence. No one says hello. Or hi. But on the night of the shooting star, two doors open...

Pine & Boof : the lucky leaf

September 20, 2017
Burach, Ross, author, illustrator.
New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
When Boof the bear loses his lucky leaf, he runs into porcupine Pine who helps him look for this lost item, but Boof finds something more important than the leaf.

Good night, beautiful moon.

September 20, 2017
©2017, ©2016
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Originally published in the United Kingdom in 2016 by Puffin Books Ltd.
"As seen on Netflix"--cover.
"Come and play on our little island...Oona is so excited! Tonight, when the moon rises, it will be a supermoon--which means it will be super big and super bright, and light up the whole island! But can Oona stay awake until moonrise?"--Page [4] of cover.

Hello little egg!

September 20, 2017
©2017, ©2016
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
First published in the United Kingdom in 2016 by Puffin Books.
"As seen on Netflix"--Cover.
"Come play on our little island...When Oona, Baba, and Mossy discover a mysterious egg, it's a race against time to find the parents before it hatches!"--Page [4] of cover.

Hilda and the runaway baby

September 20, 2017
Hirst, Daisy, author, illustrator.
Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 x 28 cm
When the Runaway Baby escapes in his carriage, and collides with Hilda the pig, the two begin an unlikely friendship.

Dance party countdown

September 19, 2017
Litwin, Eric, author.
©2017
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
"Download the song and story at Scholastic.com/groovyjoestories."--Dust jacket.
Groovy Joe is a guitar playing dog who loves to sing and dance, and when many other dogs come and join him his home gets a little crowded, but the party is fun, and Joe is definitely a guitar hero.

On the go with Mother Goose

September 19, 2017
Somerville, MA : Candlewick Press, 2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm
On board pages.
Cover title.
This board book offers a selection of Mother Goose nursery rhymes.

The adventures of Honey & Leon

September 19, 2017
Cumming, Alan, 1965- author.
©2017
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Determined to keep their dads safe on their trip to France, two dogs disguise themselves and follow along.

Baabwaa & Wooliam

September 19, 2017
Elliott, David, 1947- author.
©2017
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Baabwaa and William are friends, and together they decide to have an adventure of their own. After meeting a fierce wolf in sheep's wool they form an unusual friendship with the wolf, teaching him to read and knit. They also lose a little weight.

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