New Arrivals · Kids’ Picture & Easy Books

June 28, 2016
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Five green and speckled frogs : count-and-sing

June 27, 2016
Burris, Priscilla, author, illustrator.
New York, NY : Cartwheel Books, 2016.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 16 x 18 cm
On board pages

You are my pumpkin

June 27, 2016
Wan, Joyce, author, illustrator.
New York, NY : Cartwheel Books, an imprint of Scholastic, 2016.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 16 cm
Cover title.
Illustrations and brief text explore some of the Halloween-themed names that people use as terms of endearment.

The magic charm chase

June 27, 2016
Simon, Jenne, adapter.
©2016
23 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
"From the teleplay by Anita Kapila."
The Charmers need to help Hazel find the rare magical ingredients she needs to fix her wand, so she can give her mother a helping hand.

Scooby-Doo! #34 : giddyup, Scooby-Doo!

June 27, 2016
Howard, Lee, author.
New York : Scholastic, Inc., [2016]
32 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Scooby and the gang investigate when someone starts stealing horses from Tumbleweed Ranch.

Carnival capers!

June 27, 2016
Esquivel, Eric M., 1987- author.
New York, NY : Scholastic Inc., [2016]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
It's summer in Gotham City, and Batman treats Robin, Beast Boy, and Starfire (the Teen Titans) to a day at the new Gotham City Carnival in return for their excellent grades. Little do they know that the carnival is a trap set by The Joker and his friends! It's up to Aquaman, Batman, and the rest of the Justice League to foil their plans.

Spooky pumpkin moon night / adapted by Meredith Rusu.

June 27, 2016
Rusu, Meredith, adapter.
©2016
23 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
"From the teleplay by John May and Susanne Bolch."
Hazel wants to win the prize for the biggest pumpkin on Pumpkin Moon Night, but when she casts a spell on her pumpkin it grows and grows. The Charmers have to figure out how to shrink it back down to size.

Peppa's Halloween party.

June 27, 2016
©2016
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm
"Peppa Pig is created by Neville Astley and Mark Baker."
Peppa and her family dress up in costumes, carve pumpkins, and play outside in the leaves for a Halloween party with their friends.

Return of the Djinn

June 27, 2016
Howard, Kate, adapter.
New York : Scholastic Inc., [2016]
32 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Nadakhan the Djinn, a famous pirate and genie, is back in Ninjago City, and has big plans for his old ship, Destiny's Bounty.

Peppa's school day

June 27, 2016
Rusu, Meredith, author.
New York, NY : Scholastic Inc., [2016]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Peppa helps a new student named Emily Elephant adjust to school and make friends as they learn, play games, and jump in muddy puddles.

Little Charmers : a day at charm school

June 27, 2016
Simon, Jenne, author.
New York : Scholastic Inc., 2016.
32 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
"From the script by John May & Suzanne Bolch"--t.P.

Super Rawr!

June 27, 2016
Doodler, Todd H., author, illustrator.
New York : Scholastic Press, 2016.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
It is career day at school and Rawr the T-rex comes in his superhero cape and belt, because a superhero who saves the day is what he wants to be--or maybe an astronaut.

Sophie's squash go to school

June 27, 2016
Miller, Pat Zietlow, author.
New York : Schwartz & Wade Books, [2016]
36 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
On her very first day of school, Sophie is reluctant to make friends with the other children, preferring to play with two squash she grew in her garden--but when a particularly persistent boy named Steven gives her a packet of seeds as an apology for accidentally ripping her picture, she realizes that it just takes time to grow a friend.

The three little fish and the big bad shark

June 27, 2016
Geist, Ken.
©2007
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 13 x 16 cm
On board pages.
"Cartwheel books."
In this spoof of The three little pigs, Mama tells her three little fish that it's time to seek their fortunes. Jim builds a house of seaweed and Tim builds a house of sand, but it's up to Kim to find the house that will stop the big bad shark's munching and crunching.

This is the house that monsters built

June 27, 2016
Metzger, Steve, author.
New York, NY : Cartwheel Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., 2016.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Using the building verse of the original nursery rhyme, a mummy, a skeleton, a zombie, and other monsters create a house.

Cat's colors

June 27, 2016
Anderson, Airlie, author, illustrator.
Auburn, Maine : Childs Play International Limited, 2016.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 x 30 cm
What better thing to do on a gray day than collect some colors? Cat decides to do just that, but where will she find them?

Back to dog-gone school

June 24, 2016
Schmidt, Amy, 1969- author.
New York : Random House Children's Books, 2016.
32 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
"Poems about dogs at school"-- Provided by publisher.

I love snow!

June 23, 2016
Elliott, Zetta, author.
©2015
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations , 22 cm
"Too much snow can sometimes cause problems, and in time turns to dirty gray slush. But in the end, nothing can diminish a child's love of snow!" -- Page [4] of cover.

Splat the Cat : the name of the game

June 23, 2016
Hsu Lin, Amy, author.
New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2012]
31 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
"Based on the creation of Rob Scotton"--Cover.
"Based on the bestselling books by Rob Scotton."
"Splat the Cat is excited to play games with his friends -- until he loses every game! Will Spalt find a way to have fun?"--Page 4 of cover.

Puffy : people whose hair defies gravity

June 23, 2016
De León, Aya.
[Place of publication not identified] : Aya de León, [2013]
24 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
A simple, Dr. Seuss-like rhyme accompanies pictures of people with puffy hair.

Shopkins : seek and find surprise.

June 23, 2016
New York : Little Bee Books, 2016.
24 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Includes Shopkins characters from seasons 1-3 and over 100 fruity scented stickers.

Ten twinkly stars

June 23, 2016
©2011.
1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations ; 21 cm.
"Colorful countdown fun!" -- cover.
EARLY LEARNING: NUMBERS & COUNTING. Join the adorable animals as they snuggle and snooze beneath the twinkling stars in this enchanting book. Young readers will delight in the colorful, tactile pages as they watch the die-cut stars decrease from 10 to 1 with each turn of the page. Ages 0+

Two long ears

June 23, 2016
Boehne, Jacob A., author.
Atglen, PA : Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., 2016.
[22] unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 16 cm
On board pages.
"Includes a full-color wall poster & a color-it-yourself version"--Page 4 of cover.
"With its fun pictures and words, the book is a simple way to start talking with preschoolers about accepting differences, from piercings to tattoos. The illustrations are inspired by traditional tattoo designs as well as not-so-traditional body modification styles. Introducing kids to a culture that's rarely displayed in other materials, this is a perfect resource for early childhood educators, parents, and all adults who value diversity"--Page 2 of cover.

Ursa's light

June 23, 2016
Marcero, Deborah, author, illustrator.
White Plains, New York : Peter Pauper Press, Inc., 2016.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
"One night Ursa the bear had an idea. An amazing idea. A wild idea. She was going to fly!"-- Provided by publisher.

A winter's nap

June 23, 2016
Sacks, Marcy Goldberg, 1974-
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010.
22 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
"See it on PBS Kids"--Cover.
"Characters created by Margaret and H.A. Rey"--Title page verso.
It is so cold that George wants to hibernate through the winter months like a bear, and he decorates his bedroom like a cave in the hope he can sleep all winter long.

I want to be baptized

June 22, 2016
Hall, Annalisa, 1978- author.
©2015
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 16 cm
On board pages.
Cover title.
Depicts the importance of baptism by comparing it to objects that children can remember and relate to.

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