New Arrivals · Kids’ Picture & Easy Books

March 28, 2017
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Green pants

March 27, 2017
Kraegel, Kenneth, author, illustrator.
Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Jameson refuses to wear pants that are not green, until he has to choose between wearing his green pants and wearing a tuxedo with black pants so that he can be in his cousin's wedding.

Can you find Dory?

March 27, 2017
New York, NY : Random House Children's Books, [2016]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 cm
On board pages.
"Over 30 flaps to lift!"--Cover.
Lift the flaps on every page to find Dory!

Elephant's pajamas

March 27, 2017
Robinson, Michelle (Michelle Jane), 1977- author.
London : HarperCollins Children's Books, 2016.
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 27 cm
"Sleepovers have never been so silly!"--Cover.
"First published in paperback in Great Britain by HarperCollins Children's Books in 2016"--Preliminary page.

The lonely mailman

March 27, 2017
Isern, Susanna, author.
Madrid, Spain : Cuento de Luz SL, [2016]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
English translation by Jon Brokenbrow.
"Each day, the old mailman faithfully delivers special letters to the forest animals. But the mailman has never received any letters of his own. Then one day everything changes... "--Publisher's description.

Even monsters need to sleep

March 24, 2017
Wheeler, Lisa, 1963- author.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Illustrations and rhyming text explain some of the things that different monsters do before they go to sleep.

Big cat, little cat

March 24, 2017
Cooper, Elisha, author.
1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (some color) ; 23 x 24 cm
"A tale about friendship, new beginnings, and cats"-- Provided by publisher.

Charlotte the scientist is squished

March 24, 2017
Andros, Camille, author.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
"Charlotte, a serious scientist and a bunny, uses the scientific method to solve her problem: being squished by her many brothers and sisters"-- Provided by publisher.


March 24, 2017
Hutton, John (John S.), author.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 15 cm
"There's so much to say about dogs! Dogs are more than cute, furry animals -- they love to snuggle and play! Books are more than words and pictures -- they bring grownups and children together to talk, dream -- and snuggle, too! A child's first years are a critical time of rapid brain growth, with new connections shaped every day. Dr. Books encourage dialogic reading, where the child is invited to actively participate in the story and relate it to her or his life, promoting early literacy skills"--Back cover.

Go big or go gnome!

March 24, 2017
Mayer, Kirsten, author.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 x 29 cm
Although unable to grow a beard, Al the garden gnome, after discovering his talent for barbering, wins a special award at the beard contest.

Time now to dream

March 23, 2017
Knapman, Timothy, author.
34 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm.
When Alice and Jack are out playing, they hear a strange noise. Alice wants to know what it is, but Jack is afraid. He thinks it might be the Wicked Wolf with big, bad claws and snap-trap jaws. But Alice takes his hand and they follow the noise, right into the heart of the forest...Just what will they discover there?

If your monster won't go to bed

March 23, 2017
Vega, Denise, author.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
A handbook for youngsters with instructions for getting your monster to bed.

Do fairies bring the spring?

March 23, 2017
Walsh, Liza Gardner, author.
Camden, Maine : Down East Books, [2017]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Rhyming text questions whether it is fairies whose activities help bring about all the new plants of spring.

The eye book

March 23, 2017
Seuss, Dr., author.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 19 cm
On board pages.
A boy and rabbit both have two eyes that see all kinds of things, from blue and red to a bird and a bed.

Moana and the ocean

March 23, 2017
Knowles, Heather (Editor for Walt Disney Company), author.
Los Angeles : Disney Press, 2016.
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 29 cm
"Inspired by the film Disney Moana"--Cover.
"The ocean is Moana's friend. It has watched her grow up on the island of Motunui. It has seen her highs and her lows, her joys and her sorrows. It has seen just how much she wantes to explore the world and travel the seas. The ocean knows Moana's caring heart, her untiring spirit. And it knows, better than most, that Moana is special. Follow this tale about a girl like no other as told by the ocean itself."--Jacket flap.

I love my friends

March 23, 2017
Froeb, Lori, author.
White Plains, NY : Studio Fun International, Inc., [2017]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm
On die-cut board pages.
Cover title.
Rhyming text describes the special qualities of each of Dory's friends.

I am (not) scared

March 22, 2017
Kang, Anna, author.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Two fuzzy creatures go to an amusement park and discover that being frightened may not be as scary as one thinks.

Mission paw

March 22, 2017
New York : Random House, [2017]
24 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
At head of title: Nickelodeon.
"Based on the teleplay "Mission paw" by Steve Sullivan and Andy Guerdat."
Chase and his PAW patrol friends come to the rescue when the royal crown of Barkingburg is stolen.

The carpenter

March 22, 2017
Barros, Bruna, author, illustrator.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 15 x 22 cm
Cover title.
In this story without words, an overalls-clad young boy plays with a carpenter's measuring tape, while his similarly dressed father has plans to build a boat.

Even superheroes have to sleep

March 22, 2017
Crow, Sara, 1984- author.
New York : Doubleday Books for Young Readers, [2017]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
"Originally published in slightly different form by Sara Crow in 2015"--Page before title page.
"A rhyming story that shows children how their heroes, from cowboys and princesses to astronauts and doctors, have to go to sleep each night too"-- Provided by publisher.

I just want to say good night

March 22, 2017
Isadora, Rachel, author, illustrator.
32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
In a village on the African plains, a little girl stalls bedtime by saying good night to various animals and objects.

Anywhere farm

March 22, 2017
Root, Phyllis, author.
Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
All it takes for an anywhere farm is one farmer, plus soil and sunshine, some water, and a seed.

Babar's guide to Paris

March 22, 2017
Brunhoff, Laurent de, 1925- author, illustrator.
New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 32 cm
"When Babar's youngest daughter, Isabelle, heads to Paris on her own for the first time, he tells her how to enjoy the iconic city to the fullest"--Provided by publisher.

The fox wish

March 22, 2017
Aman, Kimiko, 1931- author.
San Francisco : Chronicle Books LLC, 2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
"Originally published in Japan in 2003 under the title Kitsune no Kamisama by POPLAR Publishing Co., Ltd., Tokyo."
When Roxie and Lukie go back to the park for their jump rope, they find a group of foxes trying to learn the game, and the smallest fox--who also happens to be named Roxie--tells them that finding the rope to play with was her wish come true.

Masha and the bear : kidding around

March 22, 2017
Forte, Lauren, adapter.
New York, NY : LB Kids, 2017.
"The illustrations for this book were created digitally."--Opposite title page.
When Masha tries to play with Pig, she makes a mess of the neighborhod. Even though Masha didn't do it on purpose, everyone is upset. As the Bear recalls his own childhood troubles, he reminds the other animals that mistakes happen-- especially when someone's just kidding around!

Little Red rolls away

March 22, 2017
Whalen, Linda, author.
Ann Arbor, MI : Sleeping Bear Press, [2017]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
"Traversing the countryside, city roads, and a major river, a little red barn is relocated to a new home in a surprising location, where old friends and new ones await his arrival"-- Provided by publisher.


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