New Arrivals · Kids’ Picture & Easy Books

October 31, 2014
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

The Somethingosaur

October 30, 2014
Mitton, Tony, author.
[New York, NY] : HarperCollins Children's Books, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Hatching out of a little egg, a mysterious baby creature searches for his absent family and elusive home while learning astonishing things about who and what he really is.

Curious George : windy delivery

October 30, 2014
Nuchi, Adah, author.
New York : Houghton Mifflin, 2014
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Includes fun and educational activities to learn about using wind power, winter transportation, sailboats.
"Curious about wind power"--Cover.
Curious George and his friend Bill need to have one more day of perfect newspaper deliveries in order to win the town's Golden Pouch award. But how will they make their deliveries on time in the wind and snow?

Blow your nose, Big Bad Wolf

October 30, 2014
Smallman, Steve, author.
Irvine, CA : QEB Publishing, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
"A story about spreading germs"--Cover.
When Big Bad catches a cold, he politely asks three little pigs for a tissue.

Eat your veggies, Goldilocks

October 30, 2014
Smallman, Steve, author.
Irvine, CA : QEB Publishing, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
"A story about healthy eating"--Cover.
When her parents refuse to give her cookies and ice cream for breakfast, Goldilocks runs away and falls asleep in a cottage where three bears live.

Maple & Willow together

October 30, 2014
Nichols, Lori, author, illustrator.
New York, NY : Nancy Paulsen Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA), [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Nature-loving sisters Maple and Willow smooth over a rough patch in their friendship in their own unique way.

Olivia wishes on a star

October 30, 2014
Gallo, Tina, author.
New York : Simon Spotlight, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations ; 21 cm
"Based on the TV series Olivia as seen on Nickelodeon"--Title page verso.
"Based on the screenplay 'Meteor mania' written by Scott Gray."
When Olivia hears that there will be a meteor shower, she plans a "falling star" party, but everyone needs to stay awake to enjoy it.

Mr. Putter & Tabby turn the page

October 29, 2014
Rylant, Cynthia.
Boston ; New York : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Mr. Putter and Mrs. Teaberry bring Tabby and Zeke to the library for a special storytime.

Henry is a big brother

October 29, 2014
Capucilli, Alyssa Satin, 1957- author.
©2014
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 17 cm
Having a new baby in the house brings about a range of emotions in an older sibling, from excitement to joy to jealousy. In Henry is a Big Brother, Capucilli and Stott employ straightforward text and eye-catching illustration to explore all of these feelings through a child's eyes. Starting on the big day when the baby arrives home from the hospital, Henry will hold the tiny new bundle, count fingers and toes, try to figure out why the baby is crying, help with diapers and bath time, and anticipate teaching his new sibling all sorts of things--like using the potty when the time comes. Waiting until the baby is old enough to play is a big factor for young children, so here Henry will also learn the importance of being patient.

And away we go!

October 29, 2014
Ornia-Blanco, Miguel, author, illustrator.
New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
"Mr. Fox is going to the moon. Away he goes in his hot air balloon. But wait. Can Elephant come too? Sure! Let's bring along some pizza. What about Giraffe? And Squirrel? Everyone is welcome in Mr. Fox's balloon, but look out--a surprise is in store for everyone, too"-- Provided by publisher.

The misadventures of Sweetie Pie

October 29, 2014
Van Allsburg, Chris, author, illustrator.
Boston ; New York : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 x 29 cm
Sweetie Pie escapes the confines of her hamster cage (and several insufferable owners) to find a new home in the wild.

I am Africa

October 29, 2014
Sams, Carl R., photographer, author.
©2014
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 25 cm
"A beautifully illustrated photographic book that takes young readers on a wondrous journey of discovery into the unique kingdom of Africa"--Back cover.

A letter for Leo

October 29, 2014
Ruzzier, Sergio, author, illustrator.
Boston : Clarion Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 cm
When Leo, a weasel mailman, rescues a young bird that was separated from his flock, the two become friends and Leo's dream of one day receiving a letter of his own may finally come true.

Paddington in London

October 28, 2014
Auerbach, Annie, adapter.
©2014
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm
"Based on the screenplay written by Paul King ; based on the Paddington Bear novels written and created by Michael Bond."
The Browns introduce Paddington to his new home, London.

Hunters of the great forest

October 28, 2014
Nolan, Dennis, 1945- author, illustrator.
New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 x 29 cm
"A Neal Porter Book."
"A band of hunters goes off on a mysterious but worthwhile expedition in this wordless picture book"-- Provided by publisher.

Blame it on the rain

October 28, 2014
Weinberg, Jennifer, 1970-
New York : Disney Press, [2014]
32 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Based on the series created by Chris Nee.
"Disney junior"--Front cover.
"Alma's stuffed cow, Moo Moo, gets soaked when she is left outside in the rain. Alma is sad and Moo Moo is mooo-serable! Will Doc be able to help?"--Publisher.

Robot birds in disguise

October 28, 2014
Murray, Helen (Senior editor) author.
New York, New York : DK Publishing, 2014.
32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Includes index.
At head of title: Angry Birds Transformers.
A strange power source called the EggSpark has crashed into Piggy Island and turned the birds, pigs, and eggs into robots, as the Egg-bots start destroying the island the Autobirds and Deceptihogs must work together to stop them.

This is the greatest place! : the Forbidden City and the world of small animals

October 28, 2014
Xie, Liwen, author.
©2014
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 22 x 24 cm.
"We all live in the Forbidden city books & education"--p. [4] of cover.
Rabbit is eating breakfast with his friends Baby Squirrel, Young Porcupine, and Little Brother Panda when an unexpected visitor arrives. He is a master builder, searching for inspiration to design a great palace for the Emperor of China. Together, Uncle Builder and the little animals explore how nature supplies us with the wonders that enrich our lives.

The winter train

October 28, 2014
Isern, Susanna, author.
Pozuelo de Alarcón, Madrid, Spain : Cuento de Luz, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
As the cold weather approaches, the forest animals prepare to board the train that will take them to a warmer place for the winter, but then someone realizes that Squirrel is missing.

Lettice the fairy ball

October 27, 2014
Stanley, Mandy.
London : HarperCollins Children's, 2010.
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Originally published: 2006.
Lettice Rabbit is invited to Fairyland, where she attends a ball and receives a special gift from the queen.

Paddington : Paddington's Adventures

October 27, 2014
Auerbach, Annie.
New York, NY : Harper, An Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2014.
31 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Based on the Paddington Bear novels, wretten and created Michael Bond.
Ever since the young bear Paddington entered the Browns' home, everything from having tea to taking the London Underground has been an incredible adventure.

Olive and the embarrassing gift

October 27, 2014
Freeman, Tor, author, illustrator.
Somerville, Massachusetts : Templar Books, an imprint of Candlewick Press, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 x 29 cm
When the other animals laugh at Olive for wearing the hat she received as a gift from Joe, she is not sure what to do about it.

Foxly's feast

October 27, 2014
Davey, Owen.
New York : Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
"A wordless picture book in which Foxly sets out to find something to eat for lunch. But who will be invited to join him in his meal at the end?"-- Provided by publisher.

The icy journey

October 27, 2014
Scollon, Bill, adaptor.
©2013
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Has acetate sheets embedded in the cover and some of the die-cut pages.
Cover title.
Anna searches for her sister Elsa to get her to reverse the icy spell she's put on the kingdom of Arendelle.

Snowy magic

October 27, 2014
Williams, Sam, 1955- author, illustrator.
[London] : Boxer Books Limited, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 cm.
On board pages.
Cover title.
While Elf waits impatiently for snow, Angel magically starts a snowfall, but when it continues to fall and begins to cause many problems, there is only one person that can help them.

Christmas cookies

October 27, 2014
Williams, Sam, 1955- author, illustrator.
London : Boxer Books Limited, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 cm
Title from cover.
"Angel & Elf"--Cover.
When Christmas Tree realizes that the hungry baby snowbear who wanted her sweet-smelling cookie ornaments also took her special Christmas star, Angel and Elf set out to retrieve the sparkling star to save their Christmas Eve celebration.

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