New Arrivals · Kids’ Picture & Easy Books

April 23, 2015
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

In the waves

April 22, 2015
Stella, Lennon, author.
©2015
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 x 27 cm
"Based on a song by Lennon, Maisy, and MaryLynne Stella and Carolyn Dawn Johnson"--Title page.
"It's the perfect day for fun in the sun as the girls prepare to set off for a sandy paradise. With boogie boards in tow and homemade lemonade in hand, they are off to splash the day away"--Page [2] of book jacket.

Peppa goes swimming.

April 22, 2015
New York, NY : Scholastic Inc., [2015]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm
"This book is based on the TV series Peppa Pig. Peppa Pig is created by Neville Astley and Mark Baker"--Title page.

The special gifts of summer

April 22, 2015
Mackall, Dandi Daley, author.
©2015
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
"Celebrations"--Cover.
Summer fun, play, family time and celebrations are all highlighted.

Bears don't read!

April 22, 2015
Chichester Clark, Emma, author, artist.
Tulsa, OK : Kane Miller, a division of EDC Publishing, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 33 cm
"That's just silly!" said his sister. "Bears don't read!" George isn't happy doing the usual bear things like chatting and fishing. But what else is there? Then one day, he finds a book beneath a tree and knows... More than anything he wants to learn to read! But, arriving in town, George soon discovers that it's not easy to be a bear at school! If only he could find someone to teach him the alphabet and change his life forever... Perhaps a little girl called Clementine can help? A feel-good story of determination and friendship, sure to encourage a lifelong love of books."--Publisher description

Jessica's box

April 22, 2015
Carnavas, Peter, 1980-
Tulsa, OK : Kane Miller., 2015.
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 25 cm.
Text and illustrations copyright 2008 Peter Carnavas. First published in Australia by New Frontier Publishing.
Peter Carnavas' Little Treasures aim to uplift and inspire children and parents through exploring love, the environment, family and the importance of self worth. In Jessica's Box, Peter addresses acceptance and the value of positive self worth. To make friends, Jessica brings a different present to school in her cardboard box.

Here in the garden

April 22, 2015
Stewart, Briony, author.
©2014
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 x 30 cm
First published in Australia by University of Queensland Press.
As the seasons change, a young boy shares the magic of his garden with a special friend.

1,2,3-- by the sea : a counting book

April 22, 2015
Moritz, Dianne (Sheryl Dianne)
Tulsa, OK : Kane Miller , 2013.
1 v. (unpaged) : col ill. ; 23 cm.
A counting book featuring rhyming text while at a day at the sea.

The big ideas of Buster Bickles

April 21, 2015
Wasson, Dave.
New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2015.
1 volume unpaged : color illustrations ; 29 cm
From the moment he wakes up, Buster Bicke is full of big ideas but when he tries them out he never fails to get into trouble at home or in school, so his mother takes him to visit his Uncle Roswell, an inventor, who needs some help only Buster can provide.

Just like daddy

April 21, 2015
Nedelcu, Ovi, 1979- author, illustrator.
Brooklyn, NY : POW!, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 29 cm.
"This charming story offers a playful look at the common childhood desire to be "just like daddy." A little boy wakes with the dawn and eagerly embraces his day. His enthusiastic account of his daily activities, rendered in vivid color by author-illustrator Ovi Nedelcu, alternate with the perspective of daddy himself. This gently ironic compare-and-contrast leads to a satisfying conclusion that is sure to resonate with all readers. Discover what makes it all worthwhile in this transcendent story that celebrates the bond between parent and child"--Jacket.

The skunk

April 21, 2015
Barnett, Mac, author.
New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2015.
32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
"A man is followed by a skunk all day until the tables turn."-- Provided by publisher.

Rescue from Jabba's palace

April 21, 2015
Siglain, Michael, author.
Los Angeles : Disney/Lucasfilm Press, 2015.
29 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
At head of title: Star Wars.
Luke travels to the palace and goes head-to-head with Jabba the Hutt in order to save his friends.

Clifford goes to kindergarten

April 21, 2015
Bridwell, Norman, author, illustrator.
New York, NY : Scholastic Inc., 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
"Clifford joins Emily Elizabeth for her first day of kindergarten! Emily Elizabeth is nervous about making new friends and missing home. But with Clifford by her side in class to sing songs and play games, Emily Elizabeth learns how much fun kindergarten can be!"--Page [4] of cover.

Brain food

April 21, 2015
Fox, Jennifer, 1976-
New York ; Boston : Little, Brown and Company, 2015.
32 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
"Based on the episode 'Brain Food' written by John Loy."
Beast Boy tries to cast a spell to make himself smarter, but it backfires on the other Teen Titans.

Chillin' like a villain

April 21, 2015
Belle, Magnolia, author.
New York ; Boston : Little, Brown and Company, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm
"Based on the episode 'Starfire the Terrible' written by Steve Borst."
When Robin, the leader of the Teen Titans, needs an archenemy, his teammate Starfire generously offers to fill in the role, and she far exceeds Robin's expectations.

Battle at Avengers tower

April 21, 2015
Davis, Adam.
New York, NY : Little, Brown and Company, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm
"Based oh the screenplay by Joss Whedon"--T.p.
After storming a Hydra base in the forests of Europe, the Avengers return to New York. Just as they celebrate their victory, a new enemy introduces himself. Ultron is the planet's biggest threat yet.

Hiccupotamus

April 17, 2015
Smallman, Steve, author.
Wilton, CT : Tiger Tales, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
"Originally published in Great Britain by Little Tiger Press, 2015."
The jungle animals are having a musical celebration! Mouse squeaks, Bird tweets, and Centipede taps his feet. Then more animals hear the music and want to join in, as Monkey, Warthog, and Crocodile bring their own music-making talents to the group. But what is that silly Hippo doing?

Do princesses make happy campers?

April 17, 2015
Coyle, Carmela LaVigna, author.
Lanham, Maryland : Taylor Trade Publishing, an imprint of The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., [2015]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 28 cm
During a family camp-out, a young girl asks many questions about what they will do, how she can help, and what they see and hear.

Book-o-teeth : a wearable book

April 17, 2015
Lemke, Donald B., author.
North Mankato, MN : Capstone Young Readers, a Capstone imprint, [2015]
1 volume unpaged : color illustrations ; 20 cm.
Become a vampire, shark, or perhaps a zombie with six wearable teeth masks in this interactive board book with die cut holes and rhyming text.

Book-o-hats : a wearable book

April 17, 2015
Lemke, Donald B. author.
North Mankato, MN : Capstone Young Readers, a Capstone imprint, [2015]
1 volume unpaged : color illustrations ; 20 cm.
Become a firefighter, a chef, or perhaps a pirate with six wearable hat masks in this interactive board book with die cut holes and rhyming text.

Book-o-beards : a wearable book

April 17, 2015
Lemke, Donald B., author.
North Mankato, MN : Capstone Young Readers, a Capstone imprint, [2015]
1 volume unpaged : color illustrations ; 20 cm.
A wearable board book with die-cut holes, which invite the reader to try out the six bearded masks.

Norbert : what can little me do?

April 17, 2015
Freyermuth, Julie.
South Carver, MA : Polly Parker Press, c2013.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations, portraits ; 28 cm
After moving to the big city, a little dog named Norbert seeks to answer the question "What can little me do?" This lovable tale about discovering one's purpose is inspired by a real three-pound dog named Norbert and his Momma, Julie.

Stickley sticks to it! : a frog's guide to getting things done

April 17, 2015
Miles, Brenda.
Washington, DC : Magination Press, [2015]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
"American Psychological Association."
When it comes to homework, projects, and goals, Stickley the frog is a flexible thinker who never gives up.

Polar bear's underwear

April 17, 2015
Tupera Tupera (Firm), creator.
©2015
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Translation of: Shirokuma no pantsu. Tokyo : Buronzushinsha, 2012.
Polar Bear has lost his underwear and he asks his friend, Mouse, to help him find it.

Gwendolyn Grace

April 16, 2015
Hannigan, Katherine.
New York, NY : Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2015.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 x 29 cm
Gwendolyn Grace, an alligator, does not want to obey when her mother tells her to be quiet while the baby is sleeping, but finally sees that being patient has its rewards.

Fancy Nancy super secret surprise party

April 16, 2015
O'Connor, Jane, author.
©2015
32 pages : color illustrations ; 24cm
"Shh! Fancy Nancy and her classmates are planning a surprise party--that means it's top secret! Together Nancy and her friends prepare the treats and decorate the classroom for the party. Everything has to be kept super secret. Even the cupcakes have a surprise inside! Will you be able to guess who the party is for?" -- provided by publisher.

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