New Arrivals · Kids’ Picture & Easy Books

July 22, 2017
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Billy Bloo is stuck in goo

July 21, 2017
Hamburg, Jennifer, author.
©2017
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Told in rhyme, a parade of characters tries to help Billy Bloo free himself from the goo, but only manages to get trapped in the goo instead.

Jack and the beanstalk and the french fries

July 21, 2017
Teague, Mark, author, illustrator.
New York : Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., 2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 32 cm
In this humorous version of the traditional tale, Jack's magic beanstalk produces so many beans that soon everyone in the village is sick of eating them, and mad at Jack, and when he climbs the beanstalk he finds that Mr. Giant is equally fed up with beans--but fortunately Mrs. Giant suggests a solution to their diet problem.

Wishes and surprises!

July 21, 2017
New York, NY : Random House Children's Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, [2017]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Cover title.
"With glittery flaps to lift!"
Twin genies Shimmer and Shine often misinterpret Leah's wishes but everything turns out fine in the end.

Bob's rock

July 21, 2017
Hassett, Ann (Ann M.), author.
©2017
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm
"Max has a dog. Bob has a rock. Max's dog can do tricks. Sit. Stay. Roll over. So can Bob's rock! But what else can Bob's rock do? (You'll have to read and see.) This simple and very funny story is for anyone who loves pets. Even when their pets are rocks"--Jacket.

Lily Wool

July 21, 2017
Vásquez, Paula, author, illustrator.
Layton, Utah : Gibbs Smith, [2017]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
"Lily Wool is a little lamb with a great big imagination"--Page 4 of cover.

Little Red Ruthie : a Hanukkah tale

July 21, 2017
Koster, Gloria, author.
©2017
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Includes a recipe for Ruthie's potato latke.
"I am going to eat you up! With jars full of sour cream and applesauce in her basket, Little Red Ruthie is on her way to Bubbe Basha's house to make latkes for Hanukkah! But along the path she meets a scary wolf who wants to eat her. Can Ruthie use her wits and powers of persuasion to convince the wolf that latkes will taste better than she will? This clever spin on the classic LIttle Red Riding Hood tale introduces Hanukkah traditions in a humorous and unexpected way"--Jacket.

Pedro the ninja

July 21, 2017
Manushkin, Fran, author.
North Mankato, Minnesota : Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint, [2018]
24 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Pedro enters the same karate class that his friends Katie and JoJo, and learns some of the ninja moves that he admires in the movies.

Pedro's tricky tower

July 21, 2017
Manushkin, Fran, author.
North Mankato, Minnesota : Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint, [2018]
24 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Miss Winkle separates the class into teams and instructs them to build towers out of paper cups, and the group who builds the tallest tower wins--but they have very little success until Pedro has an idea about how it can be done.

The animals' Christmas eve

July 21, 2017
Wiersum, Gale.
New York : Golden Books, 2007.
1 volume unpaged : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
In the barn on Christmas Eve, after all the people leave, the animals, in voices low, remember Christmas long ago ... So begins a sweet rhyming story in which a group of animals recounts the events surrounding Jesus' birth in the manger, and the parts some of their ancestors played in it. This is also a counting book.

I am me & you are you

July 21, 2017
Sullivan-Simon, Stacie, author.
©2017
23 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
This story about racism and bullying discusses how each of us is unique, but special in our own way, and that being unique doesn't give anyone the right to treat others differently.

Ghost in the machine

July 20, 2017
Snider, Brandon T., author.
©2017
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 20 cm
"When Evan and Myles discover the truth about the Rescue Bots, they carjack Quickshadow and plan to tell the world about the Autobots unless they make a trade. Will the heroes be able to save their friend and keep their secret?"--Page [4] of cover.

Everything that glitters is Guy!

July 20, 2017
Chlebowski, Rachel, author.
©2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
"Sparkling glitter inside!"--Cover.
DreamWorks Trolls is a hair-raising comedy filled with unbelievable adventure, incredible music, and Trolls--the joyous creatures with crazy, colorful, magical hair! Girls and boys will love following the adventures of Poppy, Branch, and their friends as they embark on a series of adventures that take them far beyond the only world they have ever known!--Amazon.com.

Found dogs

July 20, 2017
Sirotich, Erica, author, illustrator.
©2017
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
"Counts up ten dogs who are waiting in a shelter, then counts back down to one as each dog is adopted"-- Provided by publisher.

Looking for colors with Lily and Milo

July 20, 2017
Oud, Pauline, 1963- author, illustrator.
©2017
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 cm
"Translated from the Dutch by Clavis Publishing"--Title page verso.
In this story, Lily and Milo play together and identify different colors.

Blazing shapes!

July 20, 2017
New York, NY : Random House Children's Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, [2017]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 19 cm
On board pages.
At head of title: Blaze and the monster machines.
The awesome trucks from Nickelodeon's Blaze and the Monster Machines introduce basic shapes in a sturdy board book that incorporates STEM lessons in the story of Axle City hero Blaze, who uses stunts, speed and transformations to defeat the cheating Crusher.

Halloween ABC : an alphabet book

July 20, 2017
Ho, Jannie, illustrator.
©2017
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 cm
On board pages.
Cover title.

Halloween heroes!

July 20, 2017
New York, NY : Random House, [2017]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 17 cm
On board pages.
At head of title: Nickelodeon PAW Patrol.
When a troublesome ghost threatens to ruin a Halloween night at Cap'n Turbot's costume party, the PAW Patrol investigate the haunting.

Poppy follows her nose!

July 20, 2017
©2017
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
At head of title: Trolls.
"With 10 scents to scratch and sniff!"--Cover.
Poppy smells something good, and she just has to find out what it is! Tag along with her as she follows her nose.

Monkey with a tool belt and the silly school mystery

July 20, 2017
Monroe, Chris, author, illustrator.
Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, [2017]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
When school supplies go missing and suspicious bite marks appear, Chico the monkey (with his tool belt) investigates the mystery.

The knish war on Rivington Street

July 20, 2017
Oppenheim, Joanne, author.
Chicago, IL : Albert Whitman & Company, 2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations ; 26 cm
Benny's family owns a knishery and sells delicious round dumplings. Then the Tisch family opens a store across the street--selling square knishes--and Benny's papa worries. So he lowers his prices! But Mr. Tisch does too. As each knishery tries to outdo the other, Benny helps his papa realize there's room on Rivington Street for more than one knishery.

There's a walrus in my bed!

July 20, 2017
Flood, Ciara, author, illustrator.
©2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Tonight, for the first time, Flynn is going to sleep in a proper big boy bed. But when bedtime rolls around, he just can't get to sleep. The reason? There's a walrus in his bed, of course! Mum and Dad play along while Flynn gives 'Walrus' blankets, snacks, milk and a top-secret trip to the toilet, but it doesn't look like anyone is getting much sleep tonight.

The best Christmas gift ever!

July 20, 2017
Rumbaugh, Melinda, author.
Nashville, Tennessee : WorthyKids/Ideals, [2016].
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 17 cm.
On board pages.
"The Veggies are celebrating Christmas--decorating the tree, singing carols, and exchanging gifts. But in the middle of all the activity--though it's so much fun to give and receive presents--the Veggies all know that the greatest gift of all was God's gift of Jesus, his Son"-- Provided by publisher.

How many baby animals?

July 20, 2017
Genechten, Guido van, author, illustrator.
New York : Clavis, [2017]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
A lighthearted rhyming story features split-page spreads presenting mommy animals who are having babies and invites young children to practice early skills by counting how many babies each mom has.

Little mice = Ratoncitos

July 20, 2017
Jaramillo, Susie, author, illustrator.
[San Francisco, California] : Encantos Media, 2016.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 19 x 21 cm
Two-sided accordian-folded book.
On board pages.

Milo and Georgie

July 20, 2017
Galbraith, Bree, author.
©2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 x 25 cm
Resolving to never have fun again when his family moves to a new city, young Milo watches his little sister explore their new neighborhood before reluctantly venturing out himself to see what he has been missing.

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