New Arrivals · Kids’ Picture & Easy Books

July 23, 2016
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Come home, Angus

July 22, 2016
Downes, Patrick, 1968- author.
New York : Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., 2016.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Little Angus wakes up angry, and decides to run away from home when his mother scolds him for being rude--but he is very soon lost, hungry, and more than a little frightened.

123 Blaze!

July 22, 2016
New York, NY : Random House Children's Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, [2016]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 19 cm
Cover title.
At head of title: Nickelodeon Blaze and the Monster Machines.
Invites young readers to practice counting from one to ten as Blaze and the other monster trucks make their way around a racetrack.

I am a princess

July 22, 2016
Carbone, Courtney.
New York, NY : Golden Books, an imprint of Random House Children's Books [2016].
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
"Read all about brave Princess Leia, hero of the Rebel Alliance, as she joins forces with Luke Skywalker and Han Solo to battle Darth Vader and the evil Galactic Empire." Amazon.com

Paw patrol on the roll!

July 22, 2016
©2016
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations, lenticular cover image ; 21 cm
"Nickelodeon's PAW Patrol is on a roll in this all-new, full-color storybook that features an awesome lenticular cover that brings the action to life! It's sure to amaze boys and girls ages 3 to 7." -- Publisher

Flip the lid!

July 22, 2016
©2016
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 cm
On board pages.
Cover title.
The teenage mutant ninja turtles fight crime and find pizza in this lift-the-flap board book.

Five enchanting tales : a collection of five early readers.

July 22, 2016
New York : Random House, [2016]
157 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Kiss the frog / by Melissa Lagonegro ; illustrated by Elizabeth Tate, Caroline La Velle Egan, Studio IBOIX, Michael Inman, and the Disney Storybook Artists -- Cinderella / by Melissa Lagonegro ; illustrated by the Disney Storybook Artists -- The little mermaid / by Ruth Homberg ; illustrated by the Disney Storybook Artists -- Outside my window / by Melissa Lagonegro ; illustrated by Jean-Paul Orpi©łas, Studio IBOIX, and the Disney Storybook Artists -- A mother's love / by Melissa Lagonegro ; illustrated by Maria Elena Naggi and Studio IBOIX.
Collects five stories about princesses who overcome obstacles to realize their dreams and create happy lives for themselves.

Everyone says goodnight

July 22, 2016
Arai, Hiroyuki, 1974- author, illustrator.
San Francisco, California : Chronicle Books LLC., 2016.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 22 cm
"Originally published in Japan in 2014 by Doshinsha Publishing Co., Ltd., Tokyo, under the title Oyasuminasai."
In this bedtime book children can turn split pages in order to tuck in each character in the story before saying goodnight.

Sleep tight farm : a farm prepares for winter

July 22, 2016
Doyle, Eugenie, 1952- author.
San Francisco, CA : Chronicle Books, [2016]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x29 cm
It is December, and there are many things for the family to do around the farm to get it ready for winter.

Caillou : backyard Olympics

July 22, 2016
Thompson, Kim, 1964- author.
©2016
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
"Grandma organizes silly Olympic games for Caillou and his friends. Caillou learns that having fun is more important than winning"--Back cover.

Pop-up London

July 21, 2016
Mansfield, Andy (Paper engineer), author, illustrator, designer.
©2016
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 17 cm.
Pop-up book.
Cover title.

Pop-up New York

July 21, 2016
Mansfield, Andy (Paper engineer), author, illustrator, designer.
©2016
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 17 cm.
Pop-up book.
Cover title.

It's a new world, Charlie Brown!

July 20, 2016
Stratford, Tracy, author.
©2016
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
"Charlie Brown and friends are headed to Camp New World to see what life was like for the pilgrims. Lucy can't wait to get all dressed up. Sally can't wait to pick flowers. Linus is looking forward to fishing. But when the Peanuts gang arrives at Camp New World, they discover everything is a lot harder than they thought! Can everyone work together to plan a feast just like the pilgrims' Thanksgiving?"-- Provided by publisher.

Westward ho, Charlie Brown!

July 20, 2016
Stratford, Tracy, author.
Washington, D.C. : Little Patriot Press, an imprint of Regnery Publishing, [2016]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Includes facts about westward expansion and pioneer life.
"Charlie Brown and friends pack up and head West for a pioneer adventure! But will life on the wagon trail be too rough for the Peanuts gang?"-- Provided by publisher.

Bella up, up, and away

July 20, 2016
O'Rourke, Ryan, author, illustrator.
©2016
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 cm
When the life preserver her new friend Claude is napping on drifts out to sea, Bella the lighthouse cat finds the adventure she is seeking--and makes another new friend along the way.

Dirt + water = mud

July 20, 2016
Hannigan, Katherine.
New York, NY : Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2016]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
"A young girl and her dog spend the day playing in her backyard, where with their imagination--and a few helpful props--anything can happen"-- Provided by publisher.

The not so quiet library

July 20, 2016
OHora, Zachariah, author.
©2016
36 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
"Oskar and and his bear Theodore must save the day when an angry monster barges into the library ... and thinks it's an all-you-can-eat buffet!"-- Provided by publisher.

Thomas' tall friend.

July 20, 2016
New York : Random House, [2016]
24 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
At head of title: Thomas & friends
"Based on The Railway Series by the Reverend W Awdry."
Given an assignment to deliver a giraffe, Thomas the Tank Engine endeavors to transport his long-necked charge safely.

Supergirl takes off!

July 20, 2016
Carbone, Courtney, author.
New York : Random House, [2016]
24 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Introduces the high-flying superheroine as she arrives on Earth to join her cousin Superman and the Super Friends to stop villains.

Star song

July 20, 2016
Jordan, Apple, author.
New York : Random House, [2016]
24 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
"Based on the screenplay by Kacey Arnold and Kate Boutilier"--T.p.
Barbie travels to another planet for an important mission. Is her star song powerful enough to save the galaxy?

Big truck show!

July 20, 2016
Tillworth, Mary, author.
New York : Random House, [2016]
24 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
"Based on the TV series Bubble Guppies created by Robert Scull and Jonny Belt."
"Based on the teleplay "Humunga-Truck!" by Rodney Stringfellow."
When Gil and his friends go to a big truck show, they learn about different trucks, including fire trucks, garbage trucks, and tow trucks.

Bubble trouble!

July 20, 2016
Tillworth, Mary, author.
New York : Random House, 2016.
24 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
When Blaze and his truck friends head to the Truck Wash after playing in the mud, the cleaning equipment comes apart and they have to search for the scattered pieces.

King for a day!

July 20, 2016
Tillworth, Mary, author.
©2016
23 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
"Can Marshall be king for a day?"--back cover.

The cookie boogie

July 20, 2016
Lagonegro, Melissa, author.
New York : Random House, [2016]
21 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
When Treasure helps Berry make cookies for Pumpkin's dance show by shaking magic sprinkles over them, the cookies spring to life and threaten to disrupt the show.

Splat the Cat for president

July 20, 2016
Bright, J. E., author.
©2016
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
"Based on the creation of Rob Scotton"--Cover.
"Based on the bestselling books by Rob Scotton."
After Splat's elected student-body president, he tries to please everyone and makes promises he can't keep.

The great race : the movie

July 20, 2016
New York : Golden Books, 2016.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm
"A little golden book."
"Train-obsessed boys and girls ages 3 to 6 will enjoy this Little Golden Book retelling of the latest Thomas & Friends movie adventure"--www.penguinrandomhouse.com.

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