New Arrivals · Kids’ Picture & Easy Books

October 6, 2015
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

I am awesome

October 5, 2015
Beauvais, Garcelle, 1966- author.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm
"I am book series"--P. [4] of cover.
"What makes you Awesome? Whatever makes you... YOU! Join Jay, Nia, and their friends from the I Am Book Series to celebrate the things that make each child unique and special. I AM AWESOME engages the reader in subjects that include being brave, never giving up, and what it means to be a good friend. The book helps children discover identity through imagination, teaching kids to love themselves and enjoy what makes them Awesome!" --

Pinkalicious and the snow globe

October 5, 2015
Kann, Victoria, author, illustrator.
New York : Harperfestival, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2015].
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm
While waiting for the first snow to fall, Pinkalicious makes her own winter wonderland with the help of a new friend in town.


October 5, 2015
Dean, James, 1957- author, illustrator.
New York, NY : HarperFestival, [2015]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm.

Little Elliot, big family

October 5, 2015
Curato, Mike, author, illustrator.
New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
At Mouse's house, Elliot the elephant finds more than a friend--he finds a family.

Bear can dance!

October 5, 2015
Bloom, Suzanne, 1950- author.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Goose, bear, and fox are friends through thick and thin.

Holey Moley

October 5, 2015
Ehlert, Lois, author, illustrator.
New York : Beach Lane Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, [2015]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 x 29 cm
After digging holes and munching on crawly bugs, a chubby mole settles in her cozy burrow for winter. Includes glossary identifying all of the different worms, caterpillars, moths, and butterflies included in the illustrations.

Very little Cinderella

October 5, 2015
Heapy, Teresa, author.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2015]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Cinderella is a precocious toddler who is upset when her ugly sisters are off to a party without her, but her babysitter, a fairy godmother, comes to her rescue and takes her to the ball in a blue dress.

I can help!

October 5, 2015
Anderson, Peggy Perry, author, illustrator.
Boston ; New York : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2015]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Although mishaps and near calamities ensue when Joe the frog "helps" his parents run errands and do chores around the house and yard, his mother and father have patience and a good sense of humor.

Mixed me

October 5, 2015
Diggs, Taye, author.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Told in rhyming text, Mike is a mixed-race boy, completely comfortable with his identity and his parents--and his wild, curly hair.

The reindeer wish

October 5, 2015
Evert, Lori, author.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 31 cm

Welcome to Shopville

October 5, 2015
Simon, Jenne.
New York, NY : Scholastic Inc. [2015]
24 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
"Apple Blossom, Spilt Milk, Kooky Cookie, and their friends are competing in the Shopville Games. Who will be this year's winners? There's only one way to find out! Join the fun and get juiced up for competition. Because when you're the Shopkins, there's always a cartful of surprises in store!"--Page [4] cover.

An A from Miss Keller

October 1, 2015
Polacco, Patricia, author, illustrator.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Trisha wants to write something that will please her demanding writing teacher, who is rumored to have never given a student an A.

I used to be afraid

October 1, 2015
Seeger, Laura Vaccaro, author, illustrator.
New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 cm
"A Neal Porter book."
"A novelty picture book exploring the many forms fear can take and the importance of overcoming it"-- Provided by publisher.

Win or lose, I love you

October 1, 2015
TerKeurst, Lysa.
Nashville, Tennessee : Thomas Nelson, [2015]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
"Join Lulu and Max as they help Bear-Bear, Goosey, Coyote and the rest of their animal friends in the Field Day contests determine who will be the leader of Lulu's forest"-- Provided by publisher.

Thank you and good night

October 1, 2015
McDonnell, Patrick, 1956- author, illustrator.
New York ; Boston : Little, Brown and Company, 2015.
1 volume (unnumbered pages) : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Maggie hosts a pajama party at which Clement, Alan Alexander, and Jean play a variety of fun games, tire themselves, and drift off to sleep, but not before sharing their gratitude.

Merry Christmas, squirrels!

October 1, 2015
Rose, Nancy (Nancy Patricia), 1954-
New York ; Boston : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2015.
1 volume unpaged : color illustrations ; 25 cm
"When Cousin Squirrel invites Mr. Peanuts to spend the holidays together, they are both in for a whirlwind of winter fun. Features photographs of wild squirrels in handcrafted homemade miniature settings"-- Provided by publisher.

Boys versus girls

October 1, 2015
Fox, Jennifer, 1976- author.
New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2015.
32 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
At head of title: Teen Titans go!
The boys and girls of Teen Titans square off to see who is the best.

Take your pet to the vet

October 1, 2015
Miller, Sara, author.
Los Angeles : Disney Press, 2015.
32 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
At head of title: Disney Doc McStuffins, pet vet.
Doc takes her hamster, Coleslaw, to the veterinarian, who checks his ears, eyes, and heartbeat, and treats his cold.

Zen socks

September 30, 2015
Muth, Jon J., author.
42 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Stillwater the giant panda and his friends Leo and Molly teach each other about patience, sharing, and compassion.

When Sophie's feelings are really, really hurt

September 30, 2015
Bang, Molly, author.
New York : Blue Sky Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Sophie's is hurt when the other children laugh at her painting of her favorite tree--but when she explains her painting everybody understands what she was trying to do.

Hey, Seymour! : a search & find fold-out adventure

September 30, 2015
Wick, Walter, 1953- author.
New York : Scholastic Press, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 31 cm
"A new search-and-find fold-out adventure from bestselling photographer/author Walter Wick in this oversized gift book! A new and exciting page-turning, lift-the-flap, search-and-find extravaganza by Walter Wick! Curious seekers will expand the fun as they lift up the pages to discover that something has changed and it's time to solve a brand-new riddle! All of Walter Wick's beautiful photographs include the character of Seymour (from the Can You See What I See? series) and introduce Seymour's new dog, Buttons. Join Seymour and Buttons on their search-and-find adventure!"-- Provided by publisher.

Imaginary Fred

September 30, 2015
Colfer, Eoin, author.
New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
"Did you know that if the conditions are just right, and if you add a little electricity, or magic, or luck, that an imaginary friend might appear just when you need one? An imaginary friend like Fred. Fred is the best imaginary friend you could ever hope for, but no matter how hard he tries, the same thing always happens: his friend finds a friend in the real world, and Fred fades away, bit by bit, waiting to be wished for again... Then one day, a boy named Sam wishes for a friend, and Fred appears! For a while everything is perfect. But what about the day when Sam finds a real friend? Could it be that this time, something magical might happen...?"-- Provided by publisher.

We're in the wrong book!

September 30, 2015
Byrne, Richard, 1963- author, illustrator.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 x 26 cm
When Bella's dog bumps Bella and Ben off the page, they land in the wrong book.

A dog wearing shoes

September 30, 2015
Ko, Sangmi.
New York : Schwartz & Wade Books, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (chiefly black and white) ; 26 cm
Mini finds a dog in the park wearing shoes but no collar and begs to keep him, but soon she realizes that whoever put the shoes on him loves the dog, as well.

If you're a robot and you know it : a futuristic pop-up book

September 30, 2015
Carter, David A., artist.
New York, NY : Cartwheel Books, an imprint of Scholastic, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Cover title.
Happy robots stomp their feet, jump and beep, and shout Hooray, in a take on the classic lyrics to "Happy and you know it."


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