New Arrivals · Kids’ Picture & Easy Books

January 27, 2015
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Virgil & Owen

January 26, 2015
Bogan, Paulette, author, illustrator.
New York : Bloomsbury, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Virgil the penguin finds a polar bear and tries to claim it as his own, but the polar bear wants to splash with the terns, slide with the seals, twirl with all the penguins, and be called by his name--Owen.

Walter and the no-need-to-worry suit

January 26, 2015
Bright, Rachel.
London : HarperCollins Children's, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
"The wonderful world of Walter and Winnie"--Jacket.
Introducing the first fantastic tale from the Wonderful World of Walter and Winnie--an enchanting new picture book series from Rachel Bright. We all worry. But nobody worries quite like Walter. As the Seriously Competitive Sports and Funday approaches, Walter's worries start to roll out of control. What can his best friend Winnie and the other Woollybottomers do to help? A heart-warming, laugh-out-loud adventure revealing that whatever happens, as long as you have your friends around you, there's no need to worry! Unique picture book talent Rachel Bright has created the wacky world of Woollybottom, a little town that sits on top of a very tall hill, and home to best friends, Walter and Winnie, and a whole host of other charming characters. Each book in the series gently and humorously addresses a 'first experience' that all young children will be able to relate to, in Rachel's inimitable style.

Benjamin and the super spectacles

January 26, 2015
Bright, Rachel.
London : HarperCollins Children's, 2015.
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
"The wonderful world of Walter and Winnie"--Cover.

5-minute Disney Junior stories.

January 26, 2015
Los Angeles : Disney Press, 2015.
188 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Sofia the First : Once upon a princess -- Doc McStuffins : Dark Knight -- Sofia the first: The buttercups -- Minnie : Minnie's Bow-tique -- Doc McStuffins : Doctoring the Doc -- Sofia the First : Just one of the princes -- Doc McStuffins : Bronto bruises -- Sofa the First : The amulet of Avalor -- Minnie : Minnie's Pet Salon -- Doc McStuffins : Dusty bear -- Sofia the First : The princess test -- Minnie : Minnie-rella.

Betty Bunny loves Easter

January 26, 2015
Kaplan, Michael B.
New York, New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA), 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 x 27 cm
Betty Bunny wants to be the Easter Bunny when she grows up, but is having a difficult time finding eggs during the neighborhood Easter egg hunt.

Llama Llama Easter Egg

January 26, 2015
Dewdney, Anna.
New York : Penguin Putnam Inc , c2015
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 cm.
Board book

Shapes at home

January 26, 2015
New York : Childrens Press, An imprint of Scholastic, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 17 cm
On board pages.
Familiar photos from around the house help toddlers learn to identify the shapes all around them.

Cinderella : kindness and courage

January 22, 2015
Green, Rico.
"Based on the screenplay by Chris Weitz".
Ella promises her mother to have courage and be kind. But with her new stepfamily, this isn't always easy. Will Ella be able to keep her promise and stay true to herself?

I am Daisy

January 22, 2015
Froeb, Lori.
32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
"Meet Daisy the cat. She is so happy to be leaving the shelter with all those loud dogs. Travel along with her as she meets her new family, and discovers that 'Oh, no!' they have a dog too!" -- Provided by publisher.

I am McKinley

January 22, 2015
Froeb, Lori.
32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
"Inspired by a joyous real-life ASPCA animal rescue and adoption story, read about the everyday details of family life through the curious eyes and mind of a newly adopted pet. Meet McKinley. She's a great dog and she's just been adopted! Come along with her as she meets her new family and explores her new home."-- Provided by publisher.

Story time for Lamb

January 22, 2015
Dahl, Michael.
Mankato, Minn. : Picture Window Books, c2011.
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 21 cm.
On board pages.
"Baby lamb enjoys story time with his mom."

Cinderella : a night at the ball / by Rico Green.

January 22, 2015
Green, Rico, author.
Los Angeles : Disney Press, [2015]
23 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Based on the screenplay by Christ Weitz ; executive producer Tim Lewis ; produced by Simon Kinberg, Allison Shearmur, David Barron; directed by Kenneth Branagh.

A royal mouse in the house

January 22, 2015
Scollon, Bill, author.
Glendale, California : Disney Press, an imprint of Disney Book Group, [2015]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Chiefly illustrations.
"A Disney Junior classic tale"--Cover.
It's the day of the Pet Talent Show, and everyone is excited. The pet-owning students of Royal Prep are all there including Hildegard and her mink, Lulu. Suddenly, Lulu jumps out of Hildegard's arms and runs away. While trying to find her pet, Hildegard is turned into a mouse! Sofia and Clover try to solve the mystery and reverse the spell. But they'll have to hurry-the show is about to begin! This beautiful storybook with full-color illustrations will be a perfect collectible for any Disney Junior fan!--Provided by publisher.

Everybody says shalom

January 21, 2015
Kimmelman, Leslie, author.
New York : Random House, 2014.
1 volume unpaged : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
A tour of Israel profiles such sites as the Old City of Jerusalem, modern Tel Aviv, and the Biblical Zoo while introducing the region's diverse cultures and customs.

Outer space bedtime race

January 21, 2015
Sanders, Rob, 1958-
New York : Random House, [2015]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 cm
"Aliens from all planets race to complete their quirky bedtime routines"-- Provided by publisher.

A castle full of cats

January 21, 2015
Sanderson, Ruth.
New York : Random House, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
The queen is devoted to her cats and they know they are loved, but when they try to win the king's affection, they drive him right out of the castle--at least for a while.

Cops, crocs and crooks!

January 21, 2015
King, Trey, author.
New York, NY : Scholastic Inc. 2015.
24 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm.

Just a duck?

January 21, 2015
Bramsen, Carin.
New York : Random House, [2015]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
"Duck and Cat discover that being yourself--makes for being the best of friends"-- Provided by publisher.

Whale trails, before and now

January 21, 2015
Cline-Ransome, Lesa.
New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (some color) ; 22 x 29 cm
"Christy Ottaviano Books."
A young girl helps her father, the captain of a whale boat, on a whale-watching trip and relates how her ancestors hunted whales in the same waters. Includes information on the history of whaling, whale-watching, and the conservation movement to ensure the safety of whales.

A poem in your pocket

January 21, 2015
McNamara, Margaret, author.
New York : Schwartz & Wade Books, [2015]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Elinor is used to doing very well in school, but as Poem in Your Pocket Day approaches, bringing an opportunity to meet a real poet, her struggle to write a perfect poem causes Elinor's confidence to falter, despite Mr. Tiffin's guidance and reassurance.

A violin for Elva

January 21, 2015
Ray, Mary Lyn, author.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2015]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
As a child, Elva asks for a violin so that she can make beautiful music but many years pass before her dream can come true.

Ten Easter eggs

January 21, 2015
Bodach, Vijaya, author.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 19 x 24 cm
On board pages.
Watch each Easter Egg hatch as you count down from 10!

Matilda in the middle : a bunny ballet story

January 21, 2015
Doerrfeld, Cori, author, illustrator.
New York ; Boston : Little, Brown and Company, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
"Matilda is a bunny who lives with her mom, dad, and many, many siblings. Because she's the middle bunny, she always feels overlooked. Then one day, her mother enrolls Matilda in dance class, and she falls in love with ballet"-- Provided by publisher.


January 21, 2015
Candau, Brittany, author.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Includes "Disney eBook!" instructions inside.
Based on the screenplay by Chris Weitz, executive producer Tim Lewis, produced by Simon Kinberg, Allison Shearmur, David Barron, directed by Kenneth Branagh.
Ella is a special girl-one who cares for every person and animal she comes across; one who values kindness and courage above all else. But her true specialness comes from staying compassionate and brave, even when faced with trials and tragedy. It comes from not giving in to darkness when it seems all hope is lost.

Hooray for spring!

January 21, 2015
Alexander, Louise (Louise Shirreffs), 1979- author.
New York ; Boston : Little, Brown and Company, LB kids, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm.


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