New Arrivals · Kids’ Picture & Easy Books

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

You are not my friend, but I miss you

September 17, 2014
Kirk, Daniel, author, illustrator.
New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, c2014.
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
A sock monkey becomes angry with a stuffed dog while they are playing and declares they are no longer friends, but soon learns that he may not have been a good friend, either.

Christmas mice!

September 17, 2014
Roberts, Bethany, author.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2014]
32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
A group of mice have fun as they go about their preparations for Christmas.

What's so yummy? : all about eating well and feeling good

September 17, 2014
Harris, Robie H.
Somerville, Massachusetts Candlewick Press, 2014
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm.

Red Knit Cap Girl and the reading tree

September 17, 2014
Stoop, Naoko, author, illustrator.
New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
"Megan Tinley books"--Title page.
Red Knit Cap Girl and her animal friends create a library inside a mighty oak tree, where they can read and exchange books.

Bear sees colors

September 17, 2014
Wilson, Karma.
New York : Margaret K. McElderry Books, c2014.
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 24 x 27 cm.
While taking a walk with Mouse, Bear meets many other friends and sees colors everywhere.

Marlene, Marlene, Queen of Mean

September 17, 2014
Lynch, Jane, 1960- author.
New York : Random House, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
"Marlene is the class bully until Big Freddy stands up to her"-- Provided by publisher.

Two

September 17, 2014
Otoshi, Kathryn.
Novato, CA : KO Kids Books, c2014.
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 24 x 26 cm.
TWO's best friend is ONE...until THREE jumps in between them. A powerful story of friendship, loss, letting go, and self-discovery.--Publisher.

Cookie meets Peanut

September 17, 2014
Frankel, Bethenny, 1970-
New York ; Boston : Little, Brown, [2014].
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Cookie the dog enjoys all of Mommy's attention until baby Peanut arrives.

All aboard!

September 17, 2014
Dotlich, Rebecca Kai.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
"Illustrations and rhyming text show two boys who meet on a train ride--as they pass through various landscapes and by other hard-working trains--on their way to camp"-- Provided by publisher.

Here is the baby

September 17, 2014
Kanevsky, Polly.
New York : Schwartz & Wade Books, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Follows a day in the life of a baby as he wakes up to the morning sun, has breakfast, goes with his father to the library and the grocery store, plays, has dinner, and finally goes to bed.

Counting on letters : from A to Z and 1 to 26

September 17, 2014
Gonyea, Mark, author.
Brooklyn, NY : POW! [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 x 23 cm
Cover title.
Provides an introduction to the alphabet in which each letter is accompanied by a number and alliterative text.

Rex wrecks it!

September 17, 2014
Clanton, Ben, 1988-
Somerville, Massachusetts Candlewick Press, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm.
Look out! Here comes Rex! Children who love to construct and those who love to destroy will relate to this kid-pleasing tale that builds to a smashing finale. Gizmo, Sprinkles, and Wild are fed up. Every time they build something with their blocks, Rex wrecks it! Whether it's an out-of-this-world rocket, a magical heart, or the biggest, strongest, most awesomerific castle ever, Rex sends it crashing down with a ""Rawr!" "(and sometimes a sheepish""Rawry!"?"). Isn't there "any "way to make playtime fun for "everyone"? With Rex-size humor, Ben Clanton explores the challenges of friendship, the benefits of working together, and the joys of destruction.

The mouse who ate the moon

September 17, 2014
Horáček, Petr.
©2014
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
"A peep-through story book."
"Little Mouse loves to look up at the moon every night. But one night, when a piece of the moon falls from the sky, she can't resist taking a little nibble. And another. Soon the moon is no longer round. What will happen to it now? Children will be eager to turn the pages and peek through the holes in an amusing tale of temptation featuring Petr Horácek's bold, vibrant illustrations. Little Mouse finds the moon so beautiful that she longs to have a piece of it all to herself. What happens when her wish comes true?

While you were napping

September 17, 2014
Offill, Jenny, 1968-
New York : Schwartz & Wade, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) ; color illustrations ; 29 cm.
A child tells an outlandish tale of what took place while a younger sibling was taking a nap.

What to do when you're sent to your room

September 17, 2014
Stott, Ann, 1964- author.
Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Getting into trouble after feeding his dinner to the dog again, Ben embarks on a period of "solitary confinement" in his room, where he passes the time by eating hidden snacks, liberating his caged pets, and honing his slingshot skills.

Monster needs a Christmas tree

September 17, 2014
Czajak, Paul.
Minneapolis, Minnesota : Scarletta Kids, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm.
On the day before Christmas, Monster knows he needs a special tree but there are so many fun things to do, including having a snowball fight, sledding, and visiting Santa, that finding the perfect tree may take some creativity.

The twelve days of Christmas

September 17, 2014
Pham, LeUyen.
New York : Doubleday Books for Young Readers, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
A newly illustrated version of the traditional song.

Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer

September 17, 2014
Depken, Kristen L.
New York : Square Fish, Macmillan Children's Publishing Group, [2014].
32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
When a snowstorm threatens to stop Santa Claus from delivering Christmas presents, Rudolph the reindeer and his shiny red nose save the day.

Santa's little engine

September 17, 2014
New York : Random House, [2014]
32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
"Based on the Railway series by the Reverend W Awdry."
Thomas the Tank Engine and his friends celebrate Christmas on the island of Sodor.

Little Bear's sparkly Christmas

September 17, 2014
Stone, Julia, author.
Oxford : Lion Children's Books, [2013].
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustration ; 18 cm.
On board pages.
Cover title.

I wanna go home

September 17, 2014
Orloff, Karen Kaufman.
New York, NY : G. P. Putnam's Sons, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA), [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 x 28 cm
Through a series of letters, Alex tries to convince his parents that he should not be staying with his grandparents while they are away, but slowly comes to realize that he can have fun, even at Happy Hills Retirement Community.

Bear hug

September 17, 2014
McEwen, Katharine, author, illustrator.
Somerville, Massachusetts : Templar Books, an imprint of Candlewick Press, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 30 cm
When a young bear must face his first winter alone, he relies on the skills he learned from his parents to prepare for the season.

Chik chak Shabbat

September 17, 2014
Rockliff, Mara, author.
Somerville, Massachusetts Candlewick Press, [2014].
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm.

Keep running Gingerbread Man : a story about keeping active

September 17, 2014
Smallman, Steve, author.
London : QED Publishing, [2014].
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm.

Pins & Needles share a dream

September 15, 2014
Krensky, Stephen, author.
New York, New York, USA : Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
"Pins and Needles may look alike, but these best friends sure don't act the same. Pins is very brave. Needles is scared of most everything around him. One day, Pins has a scary dream and won't come out of his house. If Pins is scared by the dream, then Needles will be terrified! Can Needles find the courage to talk to his friend about his dream and convince Pins to come out and play?''-- Page 4 of cover.

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