New Arrivals · Kids’ Picture & Easy Books

April 18, 2014
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Katy Duck goes to work

April 17, 2014
Capucilli, Alyssa Satin, 1957-
New York : Simon Spotlight, 2014.
[22] unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Katy is excited to spend a day with her father at work and enjoys typing, pressing buttons, visiting the water cooler, and coloring but quickly learns to be careful when dancing at work.

It is night

April 17, 2014
Rowand, Phyllis, 1915-
New York, NY : Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2014]
1 volume unpaged : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Originally published in 1953 by Harper & Row, with illustrations by the author.
"A little girl says good night to a seal, a bear, a lion, a train, and so on--giving readers a bit of information about each"-- Provided by publisher.

Roll out and read adventures.

April 17, 2014
Fox, Jennifer, 1976-
New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2014.
182 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm.
"6 books in 1!"--Cover
Meet the Autobots / adapted by Jennifer Frantz, illustrations by Guido Guidi -- Meet the Decepticons / adapted by Jennifer Frantz, illustrations by Guido Guidi -- I am Optimus Prime / adapted by Jennifer Frantz, illustrations by Guido Guidi -- Rise of the Decepticons / adapted by Jennifer Frantz, illustrations by Marcelo Matere -- The lost Autobot / adapted by Katharine Turner, illustrations by Guido Guidi -- Optimus Prime's friends and foes / adapted by Katharine Turner, illustrations by Guido Guidi.
"Get ready for six thrill rides! Whether you're a fan of the heroic Autobots or the evil Decepticons, there is a story inside sure to excite you."--P. [4] of cover.

Big bug

April 17, 2014
Cole, Henry, 1955- author, illustrator.
New York : Little Simon, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Beginning with a bug, various objects are revealed as being big and small in comparison with other objects on a farm under the big, big sky.

Lily the unicorn

April 17, 2014
Clayton, Dallas.
New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2014].
1 volume unpaged : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
"Lily the unicorn teaches her new pal, Roger the penguin, that it's fun to try new things"-- Provided by publisher.

I pledge allegiance

April 17, 2014
Mora, Pat.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
"Libby and her great-aunt, Lobo, both learn the Pledge of Allegiance--Libby for school, and Lobo for her U.S. citizenship ceremony"-- Provided by publisher.

The great balloon hullaballoo

April 17, 2014
Bently, Peter, 1960-
Minneapolis : Anderson Press USA, [2013].
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
When Simon the squirrel's mother asks him to go shopping, he and his friends decide to fly to the moon in Old Uncle Somerset's hot air balloon in search of cheese.

All hands on deck!

April 17, 2014
Easton, Marilyn.
New York : Scholastic, c2011.
31 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm.
The LEGO crew takes to the sea, manning harbors, ships, docks, tug boats, and cranes.

Masters of Spinjitzu

April 17, 2014
West, Tracey, 1965-
New York : Scholastic, c2012.
32 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm.
"Sensei Wu has sent Cole, Jay, Kai, and Zane on their first mission. The four Ninjago warriors must recover the Scythe of Quakes, one of the Four Golden Weapons, before they can go head-to-head with Lord Garmadon. But Kai has his own ideas about how to recover the Weapon. Can Cole, Jay, and Zane convince him they're all playing for the same team?"--P. 4 of cover.

Rise of the snakes

April 17, 2014
West, Tracey, 1965-
New York : Scholastic, c2012.
32 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm.
"Ever since Lord Garmadon retreated to the underworld, peace has spread throughout the land of Ninjago. But now there is a new threat -- Lloyd Garmadon, Lord Garmadon's son! At first, Cole, Jay, Kai, and Zane don't take Lloyd seriously. After all his main goal is stealing candy from villagers. But all that changes when Lloyd accidentally awakens the Serpentine, a race of powerful snake-headed beasts who've been banished for centuries. Can the four ninja ride to the rescue before the sinister Serpentine hypnotize all the citizens of Ninjago?"--back cover.

Detective Chase McCain : stop that heist!

April 17, 2014
King, Trey.
New York : Scholastic, c2013.
31 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm.
"LEGO"--Cover p. [4].
When the smartest crooks in LEGO city plot to rob the museum of its priceless blue diamond, it is up to Detective Chase McCain and his swat team to save the day!

Pirates Vs. Ninja

April 17, 2014
West, Tracey, 1965-
New York, NY : Scholastic, 2013.
32 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm.
When Lord Garmadon brings back to life the original owners of the ninja's ship, the Destiny's Bounty, the Ninjago must stop the pirates from plundering Ninjago City.

Spot's favorite colors

April 17, 2014
Hill, Eric, 1927- author, illustrator.
New York, NY : Frederick Warne, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
Cover title.
Spot displays his favorite objects representing different colors, from his red sailboat and his yellow sandcastle to his green telephone and purple book.

Early bird

April 16, 2014
Yuly, Toni, author, artist.
New York : Feiwel and Friends, [2014].
34 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Early Bird wakes up before the sun. She is hungry. What will she have for breakfast? With language that emphasizes action words, this is a fun story for morning, nighttime, any time.

Lenny goes to nursery school

April 16, 2014
Wilson-Max, Ken.
London : Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2013.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 20 cm

Joy in Mudville

April 16, 2014
Raczka, Bob.
Minneapolis, MN : Carolrhoda Books, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
The day after Mighty Casey's strikeout, the Mudville Nine are in a crucial game when a relief pitcher--a girl--is sent in and quickly proves herself to the crowd using moves from football, tennis, and soccer.

I love my daddy

April 16, 2014
Andreae, Giles, 1966-
New York : Disney * Hyperion Books, [2014].
1 volume unpaged : color illustrations ; 16 cm.
Originally published: London : Orchard Books, 2011.
A father and child enjoy special time together playing on the swings, singing and dancing, having snacks, and cuddling.

Meet Tinker Bell

April 16, 2014
Jordan, Apple.
New York ; Boston : Little, Brown and Company, [2014].
31 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Originally published in 2008 by Random House Chidlren's Books under title: A fairy tale.
Not so sure that she wants to be a tinker fairy, Tinker Bell asks her friends to help her find a new talent--with disastrous results.

Meet Blades the copter-bot

April 16, 2014
Jakobs, D. (Devlan), 1974-
New York ; Boston : Little, Brown and Company, [2014].
32 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
"Transformers Rescue Bots."

My bus

April 16, 2014
Barton, Byron, author, illustrator.
New York, NY : Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
"A bus driver named Joe heads out on his route, stopping at one bus stop after another to pick up passengers. He picks up five dogs and five cats in all, dropping nine of them off at the plane, train, or boat. The tenth passenger, a dog, Joe takes home"-- Provided by publisher.

The Berenstain Bears' lemonade stand

April 16, 2014
Berenstain, Mike, 1951-
New York : Harper, c2014.
[32] p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
After enjoying their mother's lemonade, Brother, Sister and Honey Bear decide to start up a lemonade stand to sell it to the neighborhood.

Tea with Grandpa

April 16, 2014
Saltzberg, Barney, author, illustrator.
New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 cm
"A Neal Porter Book."
No matter how far apart they are, a little girl and her grandfather share a cup of tea every day at half past three.

The Simples love a picnic

April 16, 2014
Phillipps, J. C. (Julie C.)
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
When Ben, Lulu, Mom, and Dad go to the park for a picnic, nothing goes according to plan.

Where's Lenny?

April 16, 2014
Wilson-Max, Ken.
London : Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2013
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 20 cm.
Lenny plays hide-and seek with daddy - but Daddy can't find him anywhere. Where's Lenny?

Whoosh! : a watery world of wonderful creatures

April 16, 2014
Baillie, Marilyn, author.
Toronto : Owlkids Books Inc., 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Introduces various aquatic animals, including alligators, hermit crabs, and clownfish, and describes how children often mimic their behaviors.

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