New Arrivals · Kids’ Picture & Easy Books

May 28, 2016
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Super heroes have friends too

May 27, 2016
Katz, Morris, author.
New York, NY : Downtown Bookworks, [2016]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 17 x 21 cm
Title from cover.
On board pages.
"This fun and colorful board book teaches budding super heroes about friendship through beloved DC characters including Batman and Robin, Superman and Supergirl, Hawkman and Hawkgirl, and many other fan favorites. Friends can learn from one another, keep each other company, and share their favorite gadgets. When the friends in question are DC's amazing super heroes, they can even make the world a better, safer place. This latest addition to the DC Super Heroes board book series explores sidekicks and friendships using DC classic character art, and language simple enough for babies and toddlers."--Amazon.com

Paddington and the magic trick

May 27, 2016
Bond, Michael. author.
©2016
29 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
"Story adapted by Christy Webster from an original Padington story written by Michael Bond." - Verso
Paddington is delighted to discover that the Browns are throwing him a birthday party. But when the magic trick he performs goes awry, Paddington needs something more than a tap of his wand to set things straight. Michael Bond s classic character will charm beginning readers with his unique brand of magic. Paddington and the Magic Trick is a Level One I Can Read book, which means it s perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences.

Meet the pets

May 27, 2016
Man-Kong, Mary, author.
New York : Random House, [2016]
28 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Based on the motion picture The secret life of pets.
A book about the lives our pets lead after we leave for work or school each day.

The secret life of pets

May 27, 2016
Lewman, David, author.
©2016
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
"A big golden book"--Cover.
Find out what Max and his pet pals do after their owners leave for work or school each day!

Where did all the dinos go?

May 27, 2016
Benton, Jim, author, illustrator.
New York, NY : Cartwheel Books, an imprint of Scholastic, 2016.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm
On board pages.
Cover title.
Takes an imaginative look at where the dinosaurs may have gone, what they may have looked like, and if they may be living among humans today.

Pinkalicious ABC : an alphabet book

May 27, 2016
Kann, Victoria, author, illustrator.
©2016
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 cm
Title from cover.
Based on the HarperCollins book Pinkalicious written by Victoria Kann and Elizabeth Kann, illustrated by Victoria Kann.
Learn your ABC's with Pinkalicious.

Pinkalicious 123

May 27, 2016
Kann, Victoria, author, illustrator.
New York, NY : HarperFestival, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2016]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 cm
Title from cover.
Based on the HarperCollins book Pinkalicious written by Victoria Kann and Elizabeth Kann, illustrated by Victoria Kann.
Pinkalicious introduces the numbers one through twenty, with objects she loves representing each number, from one wand and two teacups to twelve pieces of candy, fifteen cupcakes, and twenty hearts.

The lion inside

May 27, 2016
Bright, Rachel, author.
New York : Scholastic Press, 2016.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 31 cm
A little mouse decides to seek lessons in roaring from the mighty lion--who happens to be afraid of mice--and the two become good friends.

Let's have a picnic!

May 26, 2016
Reid, Hunter, author.
New York, New York : Little Bee Books, an imprint of Bonnier Publishing Group, [2016]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 16 cm
Cover title.
Invites readers to a picnic, where kite flying, summery treats, and a nighttime fireworks show await them.

Max & his friends ; Snowball & the flushed pets.

May 23, 2016
©2016
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Titles from separate title pages; works issued back-to-back and inverted.
Snowball & the flushed pets is inverted.
The Secret Life of Pets is about what pets do after their owners leave for work or school. This book is based on the film, which features works about Max and Snowball.

Puddles!!!

May 23, 2016
Atteberry, Kevan, author, illustrator.
New York, NY : Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2016]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 26 cm
While out for a walk with his friends, a monster becomes excited at the chance to jump in some puddles when it begins to rain.

Hare and Tortoise

May 23, 2016
Murray, Alison (Illustrator), author, illustrator.
©2015
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 31 cm
"Hare is the fastest on the farm. Tortoise is as slow as they go. So when they decide to have a race, Hare is certain to win... isn't he? Alison Murray offers an enchanting retelling of a much-loved Aesop's fable with a mischievous twist full of fun and stylish charm."--Jacket flap.

Where do steam trains sleep at night?

May 23, 2016
Sayres, Brianna Caplan.
New York : Random House, [2016]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 x 26 cm
"Imagines the bedtime rituals of different types of trains"-- Provided by publisher.

Will you be my friend?

May 23, 2016
Lurie, Susan (Susan L.), author.
New York : Feiwel & Friends, 2016.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 26 cm
"A shy mouse searches the forest for a new friend"-- Provided by publisher.

The seven princesses

May 23, 2016
Coh, Smiljana.
Philadelphia, PA : Running Press Kids, [2016]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Once upon a time, there were seven princess sisters who did everything together, from horseback riding to jumping in royal leaf piles to throwing legendary piñata parties. But one day, they had the biggest fight in the entire history of princess fighting. There was no worse sound than the sound of this fight. Will the sisters ever find a way to fill their kingdom with sounds of laughter and playing again? Princesses of all sizes will royally delight in this modern-day fairy tale of sibling rivalry, adventure, and unconditional sisterly love.

The two Tims

May 23, 2016
Elliott, David, 1947- author.
Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2016.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 20 x 26 cm
Two Tims. Best friends. Forever?

What do you do with a problem?

May 23, 2016
Yamada, Kobi, author.
© 2016.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
What do you do with a problem? Especially one that follows you around and doesn't seem to be going away? Do you worry about it? Ignore it? Do you run and hide from it? This is the story of a persistent problem and the child who isn't so sure what to make of it. The longer the problem is avoided, the bigger it seems to get. But when the child finally musters up the courage to face it, the problem turns out to be something quite different than it appeared. This is a story for anyone, at any age, who has ever had a problem that they wished would go away. It's a story to inspire you to look closely at that problem and to find out why it's here. Because you might discover something amazing about your problem… and yourself. What are problems for? They challenge us, shape us, push us, and help us to discover just how strong and brave and capable we really are. Even though we don't always want them, problems have a way of bringing unexpected gifts.

Hensel & Gretel, ninja chicks

May 20, 2016
Schwartz, Corey Rosen, author.
New York, NY : G.P. Putnam's Sons, an imprint of Penguin Random House, LLC, [2016]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm

Before I wake up...

May 20, 2016
Teckentrup, Britta.
New York : Prestel, 2016.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 cm
A young girl falls asleep and travels in her dreams through the sky, down to the ocean's depths, and into a jungle. She is accompanied by a lion friend, who eases her fears, gives her confidence, and helps her explore the world around her. Along the way she meets whales, jellyfish, grizzly bears and wolves. Then it is time for the moon balloon to take the girl home to her bed, where she awakes, snuggled safely next to the lion, who returns to being a stuffed toy. The gently told story reassures children that they are never alone, even in their dreams. Exquisitely produced, this book is certain to become a pre-bedtime favorite for children and their parents.

A dark, dark cave

May 20, 2016
Hoffman, Eric, 1950-
New York : Viking, published by Penguin Group, 2016.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Two young siblings explore a cave filled with shining eyes, giant paws, and strange noises until a beam of light reveals the cave's secrets.

A dog like that!

May 20, 2016
Cooper, Janene, author.
[Place of publication not identified] : Starfish Bay Children's Books, 2016.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 22 x 27 cm
Published by arrangement with Duck Creek Press, Auckland, New Zealand.

How to track a dragon

May 19, 2016
David, Erica, author.
New York : Simon Spotlight, 2016.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
At head of title:DreamWorks Dragons.
Hiccup must find a way to track the dragon that is trying to chase them away from the outpost and cheer up his dad back home in Berk.

Pete the cat : go, Pete, go!

May 19, 2016
Dean, James, 1957- author, illustrator.
©2016
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm
"Includes over 30 stickers" -- Cover
"No one wants to race Turtle in his new race car, until Pete the Cat takes up the challenge. Turtle's car goes really fast and has cool gadgets. But Pete has his own surprise. Will it be enough to help him cross the finish line first?' -- Back cover.

Go, Otto, go!

May 19, 2016
Milgrim, David, author, illustrator.
New York : Simon Spotlight, 2016.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Otto the robot builds a spaceship to take him home.

Teddy the dog

May 19, 2016
Boyle, Keri.
New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2016]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustratons ; 26 cm
"Teddy the dog is living a dog's life, until one day a mysterious package shows up unannounced and Teddy makes an unusual friend"-- Provided by publisher.

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