New Arrivals · Kids’ Picture & Easy Books

May 29, 2015
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Elephant Joe, brave firefighter!

May 28, 2015
Wojtowycz, David, author, illustrator.
New York : Random House, [2015]
32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
"A comic reader."
At summer camp, Elephant Joe and Zebra Pete become firefighters to rescue Dragon from a tree and put out a birthday cake fire.

Sea rex

May 28, 2015
Idle, Molly Schaar.
New York, New York : Viking, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Cordelia spends a day at the beach with her dinosaur friends.

Ballet Cat : the totally secret secret

May 28, 2015
Shea, Bob, author, illustrator.
New York : Disney/Hyperion, 2015
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
While Ballet Cat and Sparkles the Pony are trying to decide what to play, they each share an important secret.

Counting dogs

May 28, 2015
Barclay, Eric, author.
©2015
On board pages.
Cover title.
Follow ten adorable dogs as they learn to count from one to ten using the animals around their neighborhood. A simple counting story brillianty packaged in a unique, hands-on Storybox format with die-cut, tabbed board pages that will keep kids learning and having fun!

Touch the brightest star

May 28, 2015
Matheson, Christie, author, illustrator.
New York, NY : Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2015]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 cm
An interactive picture book showcasing the beauty of nighttime.

Duck's vacation

May 27, 2015
Soffer, Gilad, author, illustrator.
New York : Feiwel & Friends, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Duck is trying to enjoy a relaxing vacation, but with each turn of the page, the reader causes some calamity.

One family

May 27, 2015
Shannon, George, author.
New York : Frances Foster Books/Farrar Straus Giroux, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
In this story that introduces numbered groups from one to ten, we realize that families can be many things.

The amazing Hamweenie escapes!

May 27, 2015
Bowman, Patty, author, illustrator.
New York, NY : Philomel Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc., [2015]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 x 28 cm
Hamweenie, a cat who's a legend in his own mind, escapes the clutches of the little girl who spoils him and makes his way to the circus, where he finds adoring fans that seem to be waiting for him.

The perfect Percival Priggs

May 27, 2015
Graham, Julie-Anne, author.
Philadelphia : RP Kids, [2015]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 x 29 cm
Enduring a life without free time in a high-achieving family, Percival Priggs worries that his relatives will not love him if he does not perform perfectly in every competition, until his parents reveal their own humorous imperfections.

Life of Fred. Blue

May 27, 2015
Schmidt, Stanley F. (Stanley Fredric), 1944- author.
© 2015
1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
"Life of Fred for the beginning reader: blue"--Back cover.

Whose tools?

May 27, 2015
Buzzeo, Toni, author.
New York, NY : Abrams Appleseed, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 19 cm
On board pages with movable flaps.

Weather.

May 27, 2015
New York : DK Pub, 2015.
31 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
Includes index.
Look outside! -- Sun -- Clouds -- Fog -- Rain -- Storm -- Wind -- Gale -- Snow -- Rainbow.
What's the weather like today? Find out about all types of weather from sunny and windy days to thunderstorms.

Bike on, Bear!

May 27, 2015
Liu, Cynthea, author.
New York : Aladdin, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 29 cm
"Bear is an extraordinary, genius bear, who can do anything except ride a bike. Can Bear figure out how to get on two wheels?"-- Provided by publisher.

Good night, firefly

May 27, 2015
Alborozo, 1972- author, illustrator.
New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
When the power goes off one night, Nina conquers her fear of the dark by going out and trapping one of the fireflies lighting up the sky, and she has fun playing with him until she realizes his light is growing ever dimmer and she must set him free.

Things that go burp! in the night

May 27, 2015
Moerder, Lynne, author, illustrator.
New York : Disney * Hyperion Books, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 22 x 24 cm
Late at night, brave and hungry mice step out for some treats and enjoy a feast until an unexpected guest sends them scampering for cover.

Tiny hamster is a giant monster

May 27, 2015
Jensen, Joel, 1984-
New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, [2015]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
"When Tiny Hamster accidentally eats some mad scientist goo, he turns into a giant, Godzilla-like hamster, stomping through the city and eating everything in sight"-- Provided by publisher.

You're a crab! : a moody day book

May 27, 2015
Whitehead, Jenny, author, illustrator.
New York : Christy Ottaviano Books, Henry Holt and Company, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
A little crab is in a bad mood, but his mother assures him that everyone feels a bit crabby at times, and that when his mood changes they will have all sorts of fun.

Albert starts school

May 27, 2015
May, Eleanor, author.
New York : Kane Press, 2015.
32 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
"With fun activities!"--P. [4] of cover.
On his first day of school, Albert the mouse learns that his favorite activities are scheduled for different days of the week.

Lost in the Mouseum

May 27, 2015
May, Eleanor, author.
New York : Kane Press, 2015.
32 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
"With fun activities!"--P. [4] of cover.
Mouse friends Albert and Leo search left and right for Penny when she goes missing at the Mouseum.

Life of Fred. Bus

May 27, 2015
Schmidt, Stanley F. (Stanley Fredric), 1944- author.
© 2015
1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
"Life of Fred for the beginning reader: orange"--Back cover.

Life of Fred. Lake

May 27, 2015
Schmidt, Stanley F. (Stanley Fredric), 1944- author.
© 2015
1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
"Life of Fred for the beginning reader: red"--Back cover.
We add the color red, show the difference between walking to a bridge and walking on a bridge, and point out that shouting may scare away wildlife."--Title page verso.

Life of Fred. Potato dreams

May 27, 2015
Schmidt, Stanley F. (Stanley Fredric), 1944- author.
© 2015
1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
"Life of Fred for the beginning reader: brown"--Back cover.

Life of Fred. Ducks

May 27, 2015
Schmidt, Stanley F. (Stanley Fredric), 1944- author.
© 2015
1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
"Life of Fred for the beginning reader: pink"--Back cover.

Life of Fred. Rain

May 27, 2015
Schmidt, Stanley F. (Stanley Fredric), 1944- author.
© 2015
1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
"Life of Fred for the beginning reader: gray"--Back cover.

Ice cream summer

May 26, 2015
Sís, Peter, 1949- author.
©2015
1 v. (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm.
A little boy writes a letter to his grandfather about all the reading and studying he is doing this summer--but all his activities revolve around ice cream.

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