New Arrivals · Kids’ Picture & Easy Books

December 17, 2014
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

A tale of two sisters

December 16, 2014
Lagonegro, Melissa, author.
New York : Random House, [2013]
32 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
At head of title: Disney Frozen.
When a prophecy traps a kingdom in eternal winter, Princess Anna teams up with Kristoff and his reindeer to embark on a journey to find Anna's sister, the Snow Queen Elsa, to put an end to her icy spell.

Caillou : mystery valentine

December 16, 2014
Paradis, Anne, 1972-
[Place of publication not identified] : Editions Chouette Inc, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations 21 cm.

Not Norman : a goldfish story

December 16, 2014
Bennett, Kelly.
Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2008.
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
As a boy attempts to convince someone else to take his disappointing pet, he learns to love Norman the goldfish himself.

Who's looking at you?

December 16, 2014
Frattini, Stéphane.
New York : Sterling Children's Books, c2012.
[16] p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Each page contains a close-up picture of an animal's eye; lift the flap and discover what creature the eye belongs to and a few facts about that animal.

Big sister Sarah

December 16, 2014
Oud, Pauline, 1963- author, artist.
©2013
1 volume (unnumbered pages) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
"Original title: Saar wordt grote zus"--Preliminary page.
Sarah is excited about her new baby sister, until the new baby gets all the attention and the presents.

Eating with Lily and Milo

December 16, 2014
Oud, Pauline, 1963-
New York : Clavis Pub., c2010.
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 23 cm.
Lily the rabbit and Milo the mouse are going to eat outside. They gather all of the things they need and put them in their little cart, but when they go to set the table, all of the food has disappeared.

Betty goes bananas

December 15, 2014
Antony, Steve, author, illustrator.
New York : Schwartz & Wade Books, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Betty the gorilla gets very upset when she is unable to peel her banana, and every effort Mr. Toucan makes to help her only seems to make things worse.

Having a party with Lily and Milo

December 15, 2014
Oud, Pauline, 1963-
New York : Clavis, c2013.
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 23 cm.
TLBBC; 2&3 years.
Wanting to throw Lily the rabbit a birthday party, mischievous mouse Milo puts up decorations, searches for a perfect party hat and selects festive music before offering his friend a yummy birthday cake.

Little Golden Book favorites

December 15, 2014
Scarry, Richard.
New York : Random House, c2008.
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 21 cm.
The stories contained in this work were originally published separately as follows: Goodnight, Little Bear originally published in 1961 by Golden Press, Inc.; Richard Scarry's Chipmunk's ABC originally published in 1963 by Western Publishing Company, Inc.; The Bunny Book originally published in 1955 by Simon and Schuster, Inc. and Artists and Writers Guild, Inc.
Cover title.
Good night, Little Bear -- Chipmunk's ABC -- Bunny book.
Three beloved Little Golden Books by Richard Scarry are gathered together in one mini treasury.

What a wonderful world

December 15, 2014
Thiele, Bob, author.
New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Illustrations and lyrics introduce a song, first recorded in 1967 by Louis Armstrong, which celebrates the wonders of nature, loving friends, and the promise of the future in a baby's cry.

Dino shapes

December 15, 2014
MacDonald, Suse, author, illustrator.
New York : Little Simon, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 cm
On board pages.
Cover title.
Introduces young readers to shapes, using die-cut pages to gradually reveal the parts of a very large creature that lived a long time ago.

Backseat A-B-see

December 15, 2014
Van Lieshout, Maria, author.
San Francisco, California : Chronicle Books LLC, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 14 cm
On board pages.
Cover title.
In this alphabet book, a child sees road signs from A to Z from the backseat of a car.

Clare Beaton's animal rhymes

December 15, 2014
Beaton, Clare.
Cambridge, MA : Barefoot Books, Inc, [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 17 cm
The lion roars -- The pelican -- Kangaroo -- Three little monkeys -- Fuzzy Wuzzy -- The yellow giraffe -- The elephant.
Presents classic illustrated nursery rhymes featuring wild animals.

Sally in the forest

December 15, 2014
Huneck, Stephen, author, illustrator.
©2014
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 cm.
On board pages.
"Adapted from the picture book Sally goes to the mountains"--Page before title page.
"Sally sniffs out trees, animal tracks, and some wild friends!"--Page [4] cover.

Roar! Roar! : with big flaps to lift!

December 15, 2014
Braun, Sebastien, illustrator.
©2014
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 19 cm.
On board pages.
Cover title.
Readers can lift the flaps to see the sounds made by different wild animals.

Hello Kitty.

December 12, 2014
Lincolnwood, Ill. : Publications International, c2013.
1v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 32 cm.
Title from cover : statement of responsibility from cover p. 4.
Cover title.
Colorful illustrations challenge toddlers to identify various objects within the book. Includes parents' guide for interactive learning ideas.

Bob books. Sight words kindergarten

December 12, 2014
Kertell, Lynn Maslen.
New York, NY : Scholastic, 2010.
10 v : ill. (some col.) ; 11 x 14 cm.
Title from container.
Issued in box container (15 cm.).
bk. 1. Mat hid -- bk. 2. Hop -- bk. 3. The Jet -- bk. 4.Who? -- bk. 5. As big as -- bk. 6. Milk -- bk. 7. She did it -- bk. 8. Frog sat -- bk. 9. The Trip -- bk. 10. Sun sets.
"Sight words are common words that appear again and again in your children's reading material. Bob Books Sight Words Kindergarten uses repetition and fun stories to introduce important sight words. Consistent short vowels and simple stories ensure that each book is a gentle step into early reading. Inside you'll find: 10 easy-to-read, hilarious books and two-sided flash cards. Context clues and illustrations to give sight word hints. Consistent short vowels for easy decoding in the rest of the story"--p. [4] of container.

Katie the candy cane fairy

December 12, 2014
Bugbird, Tim.
Nashville, TN : Make Believe Ideas, c2013.
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 27 cm.
"Katie and her sisters star in an amazing Christmas show, brought to life by their extra-special candy canes. One year, just days before the show, the canes' magical stripes disappear. The fairies fear the show will be a disaster, but when they follow their hearts, they discover how truly special Christmas can be."--Back cover.

Animal sounds!

December 12, 2014
New York, NY : Scholastic Inc., [2014]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 cm.
On board pages.
Cover title.
"There are so many animals on the farm, and each one makes a special sound! Can you moo, meow, neigh, cluck, and bark, too?"--Page 4 of cover.

LEGO Star wars : Anakin to the rescue!

December 12, 2014
Landers, Ace.
New York : Scholastic, c 2012.
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 21 cm.
When Obi-Wan Kenobi is captured by Jango Fett and Count Dooku, it is up to Anakin, Padmé and droids, R2-D2, and C-3P0 to rescue Kenobi.

Around town

December 12, 2014
Taylor, Victoria.
New York, N.Y. : DK Pub., 2009.
32 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm.
"Lego."--Cover.
"Duplo."--Cover.
"Explore an exciting and eventful day in the town of LEGO Ville"--P. [4] of cover.

Where do falling stars go?

December 12, 2014
Friedersdorf, Melanie.
Colorado Springs, CO : Peaceful Village Pub., ©1997.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 x27 cm

Friendship quilt

December 12, 2014
Kim, Cecil.
Chicago, Illinois : Norwood House Press, [2015]
29 pages : color illustrations ; 25x 26 cm
"After the loss of her grandmother, Raddie is very sad. Together her friends make a friendship quilt to help cheer up Raddie and help her remember her grandmother"-- Provided by publisher.

Brown Bear's dream

December 12, 2014
Kim, Yun-Yeong.
Chicago, Illinois : Norwood House Press, [2015]
29 pages : color illustrations ; 25 x 26 cm
"Brown Bear dreams of seeing the sea. With the help of Grandpa Beaver, they set goals and schedules so that Brown Bear can accomplish his dreams. Social and emotional learning concepts include: setting goals, overcoming adversity, and being brave"-- Provided by publisher.

Kanga and anger

December 12, 2014
Kim, HoJeong, author.
Chicago, Illinois : Norwood House Press, [2015]
29 pages : color illustrations, 25 x 26 cm.
Originally published in Korean 2011.
"Social and emotional learning concepts include controlling anger and being friends."
Kanga the young kangaroo can get very angry when things do not go right, but after his mother teaches him various ways to control his temper, he is able to help his friend, Joey, with his anger.

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