New Arrivals · Kids’ Picture & Easy Books

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

10 times 10

October 17, 2014
Tullet, Herve, author, illustrator.
1 volume of unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
How many ways can you count to 10? With numbers, fingers, paints? How about with racing cars or with a fairy tale? In fact, you can do it almost any way you like! Herve Tullet, who has established an international reputation for creating dynamic books for young children, brings us this smart and silly counting book that will teach and entertain in equal measure. Counting has never been so much fun!

Bug on a bike

October 17, 2014
Monroe, Chris, author, illustrator.
Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
"The bug on a bike is riding somewhere, but no one quite knows the destination. But that doesn't stop all the other animals from following along"-- Provided by publisher.

Roc and Roe's twelve days of Christmas

October 17, 2014
Cannon, Nick, 1980- author.
New York : Scholastic Press, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
"Nick Cannon and Mariah Carey's twins, Roc and Roe, decorate their Christmas tree with their 'pip' version of The Twelve Days of Christmas"-- Provided by publisher.

Macarooned on a dessert island

October 17, 2014
Downing, Johnette.
Gretna, Louisiana : Pelican Publishing Company, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
"A dream takes a child to a dessert island, with cake for a bed and a moon like a pie. Natural snacks abound too: fruits, nuts, and vegetables. Ends with an easy recipe for a healthy treat"-- Provided by publisher.

The secret life of squirrels

October 17, 2014
Rose, Nancy (Nancy Patricia), 1954-
New York : Megan Tingley Books, Little, Brown and Company, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
"Mr. Peanuts, a rather unusual squirrel who enjoys playing the piano and reading, learns that everything is more fun with a friend"-- Provided by publisher.

Sometimes you barf

October 17, 2014
Carlson, Nancy L., author, illustrator.
Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
When you are sick, vomiting can be a scary experience, but you will get better.

My first book of girl power

October 17, 2014
Merberg, Julie, author.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 17 x 21 cm
On board pages.
Cover title.
Super heroines Batgirl, Wonder Woman, Black Canary are among those profiled.


October 17, 2014
Gill, Deirdre, author, illustrator.
Boston ; New York : Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
When his brother refuses to come outside, a child plays by himself in the snow and creates an imaginary world.

Merry Christmas tales.

October 16, 2014
Los Angeles : Dreamworks Press, [2014]
296 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
"Dreamworks storytellers collection"--Cover.
Shrek the halls / adapted by Catherine Hapka -- A Christmas caper / adapted by Barbara Layman -- Holiday / adapted by Barbara Layman -- Story of Jack Frost / adapted by Farrah McDoogle -- Jamie to the rescue / adapted by David Cody Weiss -- The all-nighter before Christmas / adapted by Barbara Layman -- Snowmageddon / adapted by K. Emily Hutta -- Operation Antarctica / adapted by K. Emily Hutta -- Made in the North Pole / written by Natalie Shaw.
Collects Christmas-themed stories adapted from DreamWorks animated films and television series, including "Rise of the Guardians" and "Penguins of Madagascar."

A big day for Migs

October 16, 2014
Hodgkinson, Jo, author, illustrator.
[Minneapolis, MN] : Andersen Press USA, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 x 29 cm
"First published in Great Britain in 2014 by Andersen Press Ltd."
Migs' first day of school gets off to a rough start, but he overcomes his shyness to ask for help from his new classmates and makes the day special for everyone.


October 16, 2014
Judge, Chris, author, illustrator.
Minneapolis, MN : Andersen Press USA : Distributed in the United States by Lerner Publishing Group, Inc., 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 x 29 cm
"A metal boy named Tin is looking after his little sister Nickel one afternoon when she grabs hold of a balloon and floats away. Tin and his dog Zinc set off in hot pursuit as she floats towards the big city. Can they rescue Nickel before she goes too far?"-- Provided by publisher.

Hello, airplane!

October 16, 2014
Cotter, Bill, author, illustrator.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Chiefly illustrations.
Illustrations and easy-to-read text follow an airplane as it says good-bye to the ground and hello to the sky, where it flies over a town, mountains, clouds, and people.

Play with your food

October 16, 2014
Derrick, David G., 1978- author, illustrator.
San Francisco : Immedium, Inc., 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
"In the prehistoric Permian Period, a small reptile tries to convince a larger and hungry dimetrodon to not eat it, but to play with its food instead"-- Provided by publisher.

The jacket

October 16, 2014
Hall, Kirsten.
New York : Enchanted Lion Books, [2014].
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Book is very happy when he is finally found by the perfect child, and delighted to become one of her favorite things, but the girl also loves her dog, Egg Cream, whose clumsiness, messiness, and drool threaten to ruin Book. Includes directions for making a book jacket.

Alone together

October 15, 2014
Bloom, Suzanne, 1950- author, illustrator.
Honesdale, Pennsylvania : Boyds Mills Press, an imprint of Highlights, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Goose, Bear, and Fox are friends through thick and thin.

Watch the cookie!

October 15, 2014
Cote, Nancy, author, illustrator.
New York : Sky Pony Press, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
When Sam is called away, best friend Mousey protects his cookie.

'Twas Nochebuena

October 15, 2014
Thong, Roseanne.
New York, New York : Viking, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA), 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 x 28 cm
Explores Latin American traditions for celebrating Christmas Eve in a text that combines English and Spanish words and follows the rhythm of Clement Moore's "The Night Before Christmas".

The forgotten pumpkin

October 15, 2014
Earnhart, Hugh G.
Wilmington, Ohio : Orange Frazer Press, c2013
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 22 cm.
Tells the story of a very sad pumpkin that Farmer Pond forgot to pick. Forest animal friends turn her into a beautiful jack-o-lantern, and pumpkin is now very happy.

The rhino who swallowed a storm

October 15, 2014
Burton, LeVar, author.
Burbank, California : Reading Rainbow, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Chiefly illustrations.
It's a tactic Mica Mouse's father uses, too. He tells Mica the story of a brave little rhino who discovers that, with the help of friends and family, compassion and love, he can get through anything.

Jolly snow

October 15, 2014
Hissey, Jane, author, artist.
Brighton : Salariya, 2013.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm.
Simplified text from that found in original edition.
Originally published: London: Hutchinson Children's, 1991.
Old Bear and the other toy animals wait for snow, but when it doesn't come they make a blizzard of snow in the house with flour, with bubbles, and with feathers.

Chipping cheddar christmas

October 15, 2014
Holabird, Katharine, author, author.
24 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
Celebrate Christmas with Angelina! Angelina learns the true meaning of Christmas.

Just a special day

October 14, 2014
Mayer, Mercer, 1943- author, illustrator.
New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2014]
32 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
"Mercer Mayer's Little Critter"--Cover.
When Mom and Little Sister go to town, Little Critter and his dad share a day of fun involving playing games, meeting new friends, and preparing a special surprise for their return home.

The twelve days of Christmas in Ohio

October 14, 2014
Gerber, Carole.
New York : Sterling Children's Books, [2014].
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations, color maps ; 23 cm
Megan writes a letter home each of the twelve days she spends exploring the state of Ohio at Christmastime, as her cousin Matt shows her everything from Amish buggies to speeding snowmobilers. Includes facts about Ohio.

When, when, when will it be Christmas?

October 14, 2014
MacLennan, Cathy, author, illustrator.
[Deal, Kent, England] : Boxer Books, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 33 cm
Animals and children are preparing for Christmas in this rhythmic tale.

How to bake a book

October 14, 2014
Burfoot, Ella.
Naperville, IL : Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, [2014].
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
"Originally published in 2013 in the United Kingdom by Macmillan Children's Books, an imprint of Macmillan Publishers Limited."
A young girl shares her recipe for baking the perfect book, from breaking ideas into a cup to adding periods and capital letters, with a pinch of good, a dash of bad, and carefully cut out characters mixed in.


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