New Arrivals · Kids’ Picture & Easy Books

October 25, 2014
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Waiting is not easy!

October 24, 2014
Willems, Mo, author, illustrator.
New York : Hyperion Books for Children, an imprint of Disney Book Group, [2014]
57 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Piggie tells Gerald she has a surprise for him, but it is not there yet so Gerald must be patient.

5 little apples

October 24, 2014
Yonezu, Yusuke, author, illustrator.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 17 cm
On board pages.
Cover title.
This lift-the-flap board book for young counters has a big surprise at the end.

Little Louie

October 24, 2014
Finney, Kathryn Kunz, 1960- author, illustrator.
New York : Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Louie is a special dog, clumsy and funny-looking, but he dreams of being a champion like his brothers until the day he slips on his ball into the center ring and discovers that he can be a different kind of star.

The dreidel that wouldn't spin : a toyshop tale of Hanukkah

October 24, 2014
Simpson, Martha Seif, 1954-
Bloomington, Indiana : Wisdom Tales, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations 26 cm
The most beautiful dreidel a shopkeeper has ever seen will not spin for the two children who insist they must own it, but perhaps it would spin for a child with the true spirit of Hanukkah in his heart.


October 24, 2014
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 31 cm.
"Come along with Anna, Elsa, and their friends on an icy adventure! Look for hidden objects in eight exciting Look and Find scenes inspired by the Disney Frozen film."--Back cover.

The Fabulous Foskett Family Circus

October 24, 2014
Yeoman, John.
London : Andersen, 2013.
32 unnumbered pages : chiefly illustrations (colour) ; 26 x 31 cm.
Roll up, roll up for the Fabulous Foskett Family Circus! There are Milly and Willy who perform with young Fred, who does a back flip and lands on his head. Uncle Phoenix Foskett who blows smoke rings, Jess and Bess with their conjuring tricks, not to mention singing dogs and birds and performing parrots. And at the end of all that excitement it is time for a well earned rest.

Hannah is a big sister

October 24, 2014
Capucilli, Alyssa Satin, 1957- author.
Hauppauge, New York : Barron's, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 17 cm
Although Hannah is excited to welcome a new baby to their family and wants to help in every way, she wonders how long it will be before the baby can do something besides sleep and cry.

The mitten string

October 24, 2014
Rosner, Jennifer.
New York : Random House, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Ruthie Tober's family is known for the beautiful, warm mittens they knit so when she and her mother meet a deaf woman and her baby and give them shelter, Ruthie decides to design very special mittens for them.

Cat & Dog

October 24, 2014
Foreman, Michael, 1938- author, illustrator.
Minneapolis, MN : Anderson Press USA, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
"First published in Great Britain in 2014 by Andersen Press Ltd., 20 Vauxhall Bridge Road, London SW1V 2SA"--Page facing title page.
Dog takes care of a trio of kittens when their mother, Cat, gets trapped in a fisherman's van while trying to find breakfast.

No-matter-what friend

October 24, 2014
Winters, Kari-Lynn, 1969- author.
Vancouver, BC : Tradewind Books, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm.

Leaf man.

October 24, 2014
Ehlert, Lois, author.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 44 cm
Originally published in hardcover in the United States by Harcourt Children's Books, an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company, 2005.
Big book.
A man made of leaves blows away, traveling wherever the wind may take him.

The three bears

October 24, 2014
Galdone, Paul, author, illustrator.
New York : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2014?] ©2000
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 44 cm
Originally published in hardcover in the United States by Clarion Books, an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Hardcourt Publishing Company, 1972 and 2000.
Big book.
Three bears return from a walk and find a little girl, named Goldilocks, still asleep in baby bear's bed.

The olive tree

October 24, 2014
Marston, Elsa, author.
Bloomington, Indiana : Wisdom Tales, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations ; 27 cm
Sameer's neighbors left when war came to Lebanon, but now they have returned and instead of finding a friend to play with, Sameer meets an unfriendly girl, Muna, who confronts him about taking olives that fall from her family's tree to his side of the wall.

Sally in the snow

October 24, 2014
Huneck, Stephen, author, illustrator.
New York : Abrams Appleseed, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 cm
On board pages.
"Adapted from the picture book "Sally's Snow Adventure"--Title page verso.
Sally, a black Labrador retriever, enjoys many fun activities at a ski lodge, including sledding, snowboarding, and having dinner with friends.

Lottie Paris lives here

October 24, 2014
Johnson, Angela, 1961- autor.
New York : Little Simon, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 13 x 17 cm.
Reprint. Originally published in 2011.
On board pages.
Relates a day in the life of a little girl who lives with her Papa Pete in a house across from a park.

What the dinosaurs did last night

October 24, 2014
Tuma, Refe.
New York ; Boston : Little, Brown and Company, 2014
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 22 cm
Photographs and simple text reveal the mischief toy dinosaurs get into all night long, from knocking over potted plants to painting on walls.

Angelina's big city ballet

October 23, 2014
Holabird, Katharine.
New York, New York : Viking, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA), [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 22 x 27 cm.
Angelina goes to the most famous city in Mouseland to perform at the Big Cheese Dance Show with her cousin Jeanie, but the two clash over whether tap or ballet is better.

Is there a dog in this book?

October 23, 2014
Schwarz, Viviane.
Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Lift-the-flap book.

Paddington : meet Paddington

October 23, 2014
Auerbach, Annie, author.
New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2014]
32 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
"Based on the screenplay written by Paul King ; based on the Paddington Bear novels written and created by Michael Bond."
Meet Paddington, the extraordinary bear from Peru, and his many friends who help him out of lots of curious situations--as well as a few characters who lead him into trouble.

Irene's wish

October 23, 2014
Nolen, Jerdine, author.
New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
"A Paula Wiseman book."
"A little girl ... wishes for her father to be home more, but she never expects her wish to come true the way it does"-- Provided by publisher.

Albie's first word : a tale inspired by Albert Einstein's childhood

October 23, 2014
Tourville, Jacqueline, author.
New York : Schwartz & Wade books, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Because three-year-old Albie, who would one day be known as Albert Einstein, has never spoken his concerned family takes him to a doctor who recommends a series of activities that might stimulate him to talk.

Something about a bear

October 23, 2014
Morris, Jackie, author, illustrator.
London : Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Follows the activities of eight wild bears as they find their food and take care of their young.

Noses are not for picking

October 23, 2014
Verdick, Elizabeth.
Minneapolis : Free Spirit Publishing, [2014]
26 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm.
On board pages.
"We've all seen it--the nose-picking habit starts as early as the toddler years, and no child is the exception. Young children pick their noses for a variety of reasons, from colds to allergies to curiosity or boredom. This board book for toddlers and preschoolers is the answer to the age-old question "How can I get my child not to pick, especially not in public?" With her trademark mix of gentle humor and kid-friendly support, the author helps guide little ones toward healthier habits, like using a tissue and washing their hands. Simple, catchy words help children remember what to do; vibrant fullcolor illustrations bring the words to life. Throughout, the positive message shines through: noses are for breathing, sniffing, smelling. but not for picking!"-- Provided by publisher.

Otto & Uncle Tooth adventures

October 23, 2014
Hayes, Geoffrey, author, illustrator.
New York : Random House, 2014.
154 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
First work originally published: 1988. Second work originally published: 1991. Third work originally published: 1994.
The secret of Foghorn Island -- The treasure of the Lost Lagoon -- The curse of the Cobweb Queen -- Ottopedia.
Otto and Uncle Tooth investigate mysteries and have great adventures in Boogle Bay in three separate tales.

The big battle

October 23, 2014
Scollon, Bill, author.
32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
At head of title: Disney Big Hero 6.
"With battle cards"--cover.
When he finds himself in the grips of a criminal plot that threatens to destroy San Fransokyo, robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada joins forces with a reluctant team of first-time crime fighters on a mission to save the city.


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