New Arrivals · Kids’ Picture & Easy Books

October 22, 2016
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Curious George discovers the seasons

October 21, 2016
Platt, Cynthia.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 x 26 cm.
"PBS Kids"--Cover.
"George has toys for warm weather and toys for snowy weather--but what's a monkey to do when winter days are just plain cold? Can George find a way to enjoy all of the seasons, even the chilliest?"-- Back cover.

5-minute Disney Pixar stories

October 21, 2016
Loggia, Wendy.
New York : Disney Press, ©2012.
187 : color illustrations ; 28 m
Mike's laughing matter -- The search for the perfect gift -- Springs road trip -- A super family -- A new mission -- The ghost-light fish -- Sweet dreams -- Down to earth -- Watch Doug -- Mixed signals -- A friend in need -- Rematch!
Collects twelve short bedtime stories featuring Disney characters from Lightning McQueen, Buzz Lightyear, and Nemo to Wall-E, Mike Wazowski, and Queen Atta.

5-minute snuggle stories.

October 21, 2016
New York : Disney Press, [2013]
188 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
At head of title: Disney.
Disney bunnies. Thumper's nighttime adventure -- The lion king. A day without Pumbaa -- Winnie the Pooh. A good night's sleep -- Lady and the tramp. Scamp the hero -- Toy story. Showtime -- Dumbo. Dumbo's snowy day -- Bambi. The winter trail -- Monsters, Inc. What I did on my summer vacation -- Minnie Mouse. Scaredy-cat sleepover -- Tangled. Rapunzel's forest friends -- The aristocats. The birthday wish -- Donald Duck. Donald's building disaster.
"12 enchanting adventures, featuring favorite Disney and Disney 2EPixar characters from "Monsters, Inc., The Lion King, Tangled, " and more, each taking only five minutes to read."--Provided by publisher.

It's the first day of preschool, Chloe Zoe!

October 20, 2016
Smith, Jane, 1978- author, illustrator.
Chicago, Illinois : Albert Whitman & Company, 2016.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Chloe Zoe is starting preschool today, but she's a little nervous. What if she doesn't like it? Mommy tells her that she will get to sing songs, read stories, and paint pictures. But Chloe Zoe isn't so sure. She'd rather stay at home and play with her little sister. Will Chloe Zoe discover how fun preschool is before the day is over?

It's the first day of kindergarten, Chloe Zoe!

October 20, 2016
Smith, Jane, 1978- author.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 22 cm
Wondering if kindergarten will be as fun as preschool, Chloe Zoe gears up with a new backpack and lunch box before discovering that her friend, Mary Margaret, is in a different class.

Wish upon a sleepover

October 20, 2016
Tillworth, Mary, author.
New York : Golden Books, an imprint of Random House Children's Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, [2016]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
At head of title: Nickleodeon Shimmer and Shine.
"Based on the teleplay "Sleepover party" by Lacey Dyer" -- Title page.
Leah uses her three wishes of the day to organize the perfect sleepover party with twin genies-in-training Shimmer and Shine.

Otter : hello, sea friends!

October 20, 2016
Garton, Sam, author, illustrator.
32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
"Otter keeper is taking me and Teddy on a trip to visit sea friends! I am going to meet all the animals that live in the ocean. I wonder which one will be my favorite..."--Jacket flap.

Pete the Cat : snow daze

October 20, 2016
Dean, James, 1957- author, illustrator.
32 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
After a heavy snowfall cancels school, Pete enjoys his day off, but when one snow day turns into many, he realizes that you can have too much of a good thing.

The magic word

October 20, 2016
Barnett, Mac, author.
34 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 24 x 29 cm
Paxton discovers that by saying the word "alakazoomba," he can magically get whatever he pleases.

5-minute fairy tales.

October 20, 2016
New York : Disney Press, [2013]
188 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Mickey, Minnie, and the gingerbread house -- Little red hen -- Daisylocks -- Prince and the pauper -- City chipmunk and the country chipmunk -- Little Red Riding Minnie -- Princess and the pea -- Gingerbread man -- Mickey and the beanstalk -- Rapunzle -- Shoemaker and the elves -- Chicken Little.
Favorite Disney characters star in this collection of 12 adapted fairy tales that can be read aloud in about five minutes.

Winter, winter, cold and snow

October 19, 2016
Palermo, Sharon Gibson, author.
Ann Arbor, MI : Sleeping Bear Press, [2016]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 29 cm

Pete the cat and the missing cupcakes

October 19, 2016
Dean, Kim, 1969- author, illustrator.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Pete and his friends must solve a mystery when some of the cupcakes they have backed for a party go missing!

Naughty Mabel sees it all

October 19, 2016
Lane, Nathan, 1956- author.
New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, [2016]
1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (color) ; 30 cm
Cover title.
"Mabel the naughty French bulldog from the Hamptons gets up to more hijinks as she takes on 'monsters, ' but are they real or does she need to get her eyes checked"-- Provided by publisher.

Lift-the-flap fairy tales

October 19, 2016
Jennings, Emma (Designer), author.
New York, NY : Priddy Books, [2016]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm
On board pages.
"Priddy Books big ideas for little people"--Back cover.
Offers young readers the chance to find the hidden characters from seven classic fairy tales.

How to catch an elf

October 19, 2016
Wallace, Adam, author.
32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
A crafty elf shares all the ways children have tried and failed to catch him.

How to be a hero

October 19, 2016
Heide, Florence Parry, author.
San Francisco : Chronicle Books, [2016]
35 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
Gideon is a little boy who wants to be a hero and get his picture in the paper--but first he has to figure out just what a hero is.

Janine and the field day finish

October 19, 2016
Cocca-Leffler, Maryann, 1958- author, illustrator.
Chicago, Illinois : Albert Whitman & Company, 2016.
1 volume unpaged : color illustrations ; 26 cm
"Janine is good at a lot of things like singing, cheering, and spelling big words. But she is not very good at sports--her body just doesn't work like the other kids'. On field day at school, Janine tries her best to finish each challenge"-- Provided by publisher.

My dream dog

October 19, 2016
Howard, Arthur, author, illustrator.
New York : Beach Lane Books, [2016]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
"A young pet owner knows lots about his dog, from what makes him growl to when he is dreaming. But what does his dog dream about?"-- Provided by publisher.

The bear who wasn't there : and the fabulous forest

October 19, 2016
Lavie, Oren, 1976- author.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 33 cm
Originally published in 2014 in Germany by Verlag Antje Kunstmann Gmbh.
One day, a few minutes after Once Upon a Time, a bear awakes to find he has lost something very important: himself! He sets out into the Fabulous Forest to find himself, using only a few clues scrawled on a piece of paper: the bear he's looking for is a nice bear; he is a happy bear; and he's very handsome too! These sound like pretty good qualities to Bear, and so begins his memorable journey. With the help of Fabulous Forest critters like the Convenience Cow, the Lazy Lizard, and the Penultimate Penguin, Bear finds that he himself is just what he's been looking for all along: a nice, happy bear--and handsome too!


October 19, 2016
Fromental, Jean-Luc, author.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 35 cm
A mysterious beast is terrorizing the resident skeletons of Bonesville by stealing a different bone from each townsperson, so Detective Sherlock Bones traps the monster to learn the truth about this bone thief.

Cat on the bus

October 19, 2016
Kim, Aram, author, illustrator.
New York : Holiday House, 2016.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
This almost wordless story tells of a homeless cat who finds shelter on a bus where she meets a cat-loving Asian grandfather.

Farmer Falgu goes on a trip

October 19, 2016
Chitra Soundar, author.
Chennai : Karadi Tales Company Pvt. Ltd., [2016]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 x 23 cm
Tired of his noisy farm, Falgu decides to take a trip to find some silence, coming to a realization along the way.

Top dog : and other doggone delightful expressions

October 19, 2016
Davidson, Carli, photographer.
San Francisco, California : Chronicle Books, [2016]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 cm

What color is the wind?

October 19, 2016
Herbauts, Anne, author, illustrator.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25cm.
Originally published in France in 2011 as De quelle couleur est le vent?
A blind child asks each he encounters--a dog, wolf, elephant, mountain, bird, stream, tree--about the color of the wind. Each responds differently, with a shape, color, smell, texture, or idea. Each page displays a visual and tactile palette of cut-outs, textures, colors. It is a sensory experience that makes the invisible experiential, ending with the wind, as the pages fly.

The worst breakfast

October 19, 2016
Miéville, China, author.
Brooklyn, NY : Black Sheep, [2016]
32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm
Two sisters sit down one morning and begin describing all of the really gross things that were in the worst breakfast they ever had, until all they can picture is a table piled sky-high with the weirdest, yuckiest, slimiest, slickest, stinkiest breakfast possible. And then they have the best breakfast ever...almost.


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