New Arrivals · Kids’ Picture & Easy Books

August 1, 2015
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Shanghai sukkah

July 31, 2015
Hyde, Heidi Smith.
Minneapolis : Kar-Ben Publishing, [2015]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
To escape the Nazis, a young Jewish boy named Marcus and his family move to Shanghai, where Marcus and his new friend Liang build a sukkah on the roof and together they celebrate Sukkot and the Chinese Moon Festival.

I will chomp you!

July 31, 2015
John, Jory.
New York : Random House, [2015]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
A monster tries to chomp any reader who wants to go past the first page of the book in order to keep his cakes safe.

There was an old dragon who swallowed a knight

July 31, 2015
Klostermann, Penny Parker.
New York : Random House, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
In this variation on the traditional cumulative rhyme, a greedy, hungry dragon eventually learns moderation.

I thought this was a bear book

July 31, 2015
Lazar, Tara, author.
New York : Aladdin, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Prince Zilch from Planet Zero crash lands in the Three Bears story, and it is up to baby bear to figure out a way to get him back to his own book.

Say hello!

July 31, 2015
Davick, Linda, author, illustrator.
New York : Beach Lane Books, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Illustrations and rhyming text reveal that "hello" can be said many ways, from a handshake to a dance of happiness, and that the world would be a lot more fun if more hellos were shared.

There was an old mummy who swallowed a spider / by Jennifer Ward ; illustrated by Steve Gray.

July 31, 2015
Ward, Jennifer, 1963-
New York : Two Lions, [2015].
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
"As the old mummy makes his way across the graveyard and through the haunted castle, he swallows all kinds of creepy things. From a rat to witch's brew, and a crow to a spooky ghost, this mummy keeps swallowing and swallowing...until finally there's a knock on the door. Trick or treat! Jennifer Ward's fun text and Steve Gray's zany artwork add a spooky Halloween twist to this adaptation of the popular song"--Jacket.

Turkey trick or treat

July 31, 2015
Silvano, Wendi J., author.
New York : Two Lions, [2015].
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
"Everyone loves Halloween candy --even Turkey. But how can he and his barnyard friends get any when the farmers only give it out to children? With a costume, of course! As his pals look on, Turkey comes up with one clever costume after another. Each trick gets better and better...but will Turkey and his friends end up with any treats?"--Jacket.

Trunk or treat!

July 31, 2015
Adams, Michelle Medlock.
Nashville, Tennessee : Ideals Children's Books, a division of Worthy Media, Inc., [2015]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 19 cm
On board pages.
Cover title.
A girl and her brother put on their costumes and go to a special Trunk or Treat event, where they receive candy, enjoy a bounce house, and more.

Countdown to Halloween

July 31, 2015
Eubank, Patti Reeder, author, illustrator.
Nashville, Tennessee : Published by Ideals Children's Books, A division of Worthy Media, Inc., [2015]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm
On board pages.
Little Kitty is so excited about the coming of Halloween that each day he asks a witch, skeletons, spiders, or other friends how many days are left.

My autumn book

July 31, 2015
Yee, Wong Herbert, author, illustrator.
New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 16 x 21 cm
"Christy Ottaviano Books."
A young girl rushes outside when the air is crisp and the sky turns gray to observe all of the changes that autumn brings.

Sparkle magic!

July 31, 2015
Depken, Kristen L., author.
©2015
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
Elsa, Queen of Arendelle, has learned to use her magical powers for good with the help of her sister, Anna.

A dragon's best friend

July 31, 2015
Higginson, Sheila Sweeny, 1966- author.
©2015
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
"Based on an episode written by Chris Nee for the series created by Chris Nee."
A little lost pet toy befriends Stuffy the dragon and all the toys are sad when the owner comes to claim Squibbles.

Frozen 5 minute stories.

July 31, 2015
Los Angeles, CA : Disney Press, 2015.
188 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
"Join Anna and Elsa as they discover a mysterious mountain monster, have a royal sleepover, babysit the trolls, and more!" -- provided by publisher.

Wild feelings

July 31, 2015
Milgrim, David, author, illustrator.
New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
"Do you ever feel as stubborn as a mule? Or as chicken as a chicken? Of course you do. Looks at the normal, natural feelings we all have"-- Provided by publisher.

Zac's bank bust

July 31, 2015
Larry, H. I.
Prahran, Vic. : Hardie Grant Egmont, 2009.
56 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Zac has 2 new gadgets to test drive. Are they enough to help him stop a bank robbery?

One good deed

July 31, 2015
Fields, Terri, 1948-
Minneapolis : Kar-Ben Publishing, [2015]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
A young boy transforms his neighborhood by performing one good deed for his neighbor, which leads to a chain of kind and helpful actions.

Talia and the very YUM Kippur

July 31, 2015
Marshall, Linda Elovitz.
Minneapolis : Kar-Ben Publishing, [2016]
1 volume unpaged : color illustrations ; 23 cm
"Talia helps her grandmother prepare food for Yom Kippur, which she mishears as YUM Kippur, and learns the original meaning of break-fast"-- Provided by publisher.

Old King Cole

July 31, 2015
Trapani, Iza, author, illustrator.
Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge, [2015]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Nursery rhyme characters try to rouse Old King Cole, lulled to sleep by the fiddlers three, in this expanded version of the traditional nursery rhyme.

Clothesline clues to sports people play

July 31, 2015
Heling, Kathryn, author.
Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge, [2015]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Using the image of uniforms and equipment hanging on a clothesline, the text invites children to identify the sport played by each child.

Tamar's sukkah

July 31, 2015
Gellman, Ellie
Minneapolis : Kar-Ben Publishing, [2015]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 28 cm
"Tamar and her friends, each one a little bigger and older, join to decorate a sukkah that is just right"-- Provided by publisher.

Star wars. The phantom menace

July 31, 2015
Carbone, Courtney, author.
©2015
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm
"A little golden book"--Cover.

Star wars. Return of the Jedi

July 31, 2015
Smith, Geof.
New York : Golden Books, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 20 cm
"A little golden book"--Cover.

Star wars. The empire strikes back

July 31, 2015
Smith, Geof, author.
©2015
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 20 cm
"A little golden book"--Cover.

Star wars. Revenge of the sith

July 31, 2015
Smith, Geof, author.
©2015
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 20 cm
"A little golden book"--Cover.

Get out of my bath!

July 31, 2015
Teckentrup, Britta, author, illustrator.
©2015
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Ellie the elephant's relaxing bath is disrupted by splashing friends, prompting her to suck up all of the water into her trunk until everyone else leaves.

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