New Arrivals · Kids’ Picture & Easy Books

April 24, 2018
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Summer

April 23, 2018
Carter, David A., author.
New York : Abrams Appleseed, an imprint of Abrams, 2018.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 19 x 19 cm.
On board pages.
Cover title.
"The sun shines as days grow longer and hotter. Gardens are lush, fruits and vegetables are ripe, and critters frolic and play in the warm weather. In Summer, simple verse and scenes bring to life the countryside as the earth bursts with energy. Each spread's pop-up reveals the wonder of the season." -- Back cover.

Fly Guy and the alienzz

April 20, 2018
Arnold, Tedd, author, illustrator.
New York : Cartwheel Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., 2018.
29 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Buzz is filming a movie about aliens from Outer Space, who capture Fly Guy and Buzz Boy--and our two heroes must outsmart the aliens, with some help from Dragon Dude and Fly Girl.

Misunderstood Shark : starring Shark!

April 20, 2018
Dyckman, Ame, author.
©2018
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 30 cm
Shark interrupts the filming of Underwater World With Bob, scattering the other creatures (and the audience), but he claims it is all a terrible misunderstanding--that he would never think of eating the fish, the squid, the audience...or Bob.

Tomo and his animal friends

April 20, 2018
Lai, Trevor, author, illustrator.
©2018
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 17 cm
On board pages.
Cover title.
"Join Tomo and his best friend, Maya, as they meet an octopus, a polar bear, and many more animals around their island"--Back cover.

Tomo: adventures in counting

April 20, 2018
Lai, Trevor, author, illustrator.
©2018
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 17 cm
On board pages.
Cover title.
"Your little one can count to ten while exploring Tomo's island home, from wildlife to stars in the sky"--Back cover.

Meet the Beanie Boos / by Joan Emerson.

April 20, 2018
Emerson, Joan, author.
New York : Scholastic Inc., 2018.
24 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
"They are colorful plush toys with big eyes and even bigger hearts! This sweet storybook is packed with fun facts about your favorite Beanie Boos, including Dotty, the one-of-a-kind leopard; Fantasia, the fanciful unicorn; and Kiki, the cuddly kitten. These beloved Boos can't wait to be your friend!"--Back cover.

Help find Frank

April 20, 2018
Bollman, Anne.
©2018
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
"Where, oh where, can Frank the French bulldog be? See if you can follow the clues and find the missing pup! --Provided by publisher

Goob and his grandpa

April 20, 2018
Covey, Sean.
New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, [2013]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 19 cm.
"Habit 7. Sharpen the saw: balance feels best."
Goob's friends help him after his grandpa passes away.

Sophie and the perfect poem

April 20, 2018
Covey, Sean.
New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, ©2013.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 19 x 22 cm.
Ms. Hoot assigns Sophie and Biff as partners to write a poem, then encourages Sophie to open her eyes to the possibility that Biff is not as mean and scary as he seems and has some good ideas, too.

My little small

April 20, 2018
Stark, Ulf, 1944-2017, author.
New York : Enchanted Lion Books, 2018.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 19 x 25 cm
Originally published: Helsingfors : Schildts & Soderstroms, 2004 under the title, Min egen lilla liten.
A Creature who cannot tolerate sunlight lives in a gray cave, longing for something small to care for, until a sun spark appears and teaches her about the world outside.

Right now

April 19, 2018
Olien, Jessica, author.
©2018
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
"A beautifully lyrical and inspirational picture book about being present and loving who you are. What are you? You're big and small and loud and quiet. You are right now. And you are perfect."--Publisher annotation.

Dinosaur disaster!

April 19, 2018
Rusu, Meredith, adapter.
©2018
32 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm.
"From the screenplay by Jonathan Callan and Jim Kries."
Welcome to LEGO® Jurassic World! Meet Claire --she loves being in charge of the park and all of the dinosaurs in it. But when an all-new dinosaur is introduced to Jurassic World, things quickly go from bad to worse after the big new dinosaur breaks loose! It's up to Claire to team up with her friends and capture this rampaging dinosaur. Will she be able to save the park from this dinosaur turned wild? Or will Claire and her friends end up as someone else's lunch?

If you want to fall asleep

April 19, 2018
Azúa Kramer, Jackie.
©2018
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
"It's bedtime, but Little Mouse isn't sleepy. He has tried reading, and snacking, and snuggling, but nothing is helping him fall asleep. Maybe Mama Mouse can help? If you want to fall asleep, what do you do? A wish ands a hug and it's finally time to dream"--Jacket.

Beyond the fence

April 19, 2018
Gulemetova, Maria, 1977- author.
Swindon : Auburn, Maine : Child's Play, 2018.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 22 x 29 cm
A gentle book about freedom and friendship. Piggy and Thomas live in a large house. Thomas knows exactly what Piggy needs until a chance meeting with a wild pig changes everything: Piggy finds out what lies beyond the fence.

A horse named Jack

April 19, 2018
Vander Heyden, Linda, author.
Ann Arbor, MI : Sleeping Bear Press, [2018]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 29 cm
Follows a mischievous horse from one click of the latch on his stall to ten tomatoes a neighbor throws after he raids her garden and back down to one muddy puddle.

Koko and Bo

April 19, 2018
Adbåge, Lisen, 1982- author, illustrator.
New York : Enchanted Lion Books, 2018.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Orignally published: Stockholm : Natur & Kultur, 2011 under the title Koko och Bosse.
Little Koko does not want to do anything Bo tells him he should, but each time Bo lets him do as he pleases, Koko learns a lesson.

Zoogie boogie fever! : an animal dance book

April 19, 2018
Rim, Sujean, author, illustrator.
New York : Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., 2018.
1 volume unpaged : color illustrations ; 31 cm
"What do the animals at the zoo do when the gates close at night? They boogie until dawn!"-- Provided by publisher.

Gorilla Gardener : how to help nature take over the world

April 19, 2018
Seven, John, author.
San Francisco, CA : Manic D, [2017]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm
"A wee rebel book"--Cover.
Gorilla Gardener secretly drops seeds throughout the city in an effort to create a green, natural environment that everyone can enjoy.

Princess Arabella mixes colors

April 19, 2018
Freeman, Mylo, 1959-
[Place of publication not identified] : Cassava Republic, 2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Bored with the colors in her bedroom, Princess Arabella demands some paint and begins mixing them to come up with colors more to her liking.

Princess Arabella's birthday

April 19, 2018
Freeman, Mylo, 1959-
[Place of publication not identified] : Cassava Republic, 2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
On Princess Arabella's birthday, she asks for and receives an elephant, but finding the elephant very sad, she learns that in her quest to get what she wanted, she had not thought about the feelings of others.

The fish and the cat

April 18, 2018
Dubuc, Marianne, 1980- author.
©2007
1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Originally published: Montreal : Éditions de la Pastèque, 2007 under the title, La mer.
A wordless picture book in which a hungry cat pursues a fish from its fishbowl, around the neighborhood, and even among the stars and moon.

If Wendell had a walrus

April 18, 2018
Mortensen, Lori, 1955- author.
©2017
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Wendell goes looking for a walrus, but finds a new friend, instead.

With my daddy : a book of love and family

April 18, 2018
Witek, Jo, 1968- author.
New York : Abrams Appleseed, 2018.
1 volume unpaged : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Originally published: Paris : Éditions de La Martinire, 2012 under the title: Les bras de papa.
A young girl describes all of the wonderful feelings she has while spending time with her father, knowing that they love one another no matter what.

Sounds

April 18, 2018
Dodd, Emma, 1969- illustrator.
[London] : Anness Publishing Ltd, [2017]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 17 cm
On padded board pages.
Cover title.
Dog learns about the sounds that animals make.

Playtime

April 18, 2018
Dodd, Emma, 1969-
[London] : Anness Publishing Ltd, [2017]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 17 cm.
On board pages.
Have fun with Dog and his animal friends as they discover lots of action words and their meanings.

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