New Arrivals · Kids’ Picture & Easy Books

June 23, 2018
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Ready or not, Woolbur goes to school

June 22, 2018
Helakoski, Leslie, author.
New York, NY : HarperCollins Childrens Books, 2018.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Tomorrow is Woolbur's first day of school. Woolbur can fix his own wool, write his name, and color outside the lines. And most important, he never follows the crowd. Woolbur is ready for school, but is school ready for Wilbur?

Meet the cast!

June 22, 2018
Evans, Jonathan, author.
New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2018.
32 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
At head of title: Teen Titans go! to the movies.
"Inspired by the film 'Teen Titans go! to the movies' directed by Aaron Harvath and Peter Rida Michail. Screenplay by Michael Jelenic and Aaron Horvath. Based on characters from DC."
When the Teen Titans are not allowed into the premiere of the new Batman movie because they are not famous enough, the team decides to head to Hollywood to get their own movie made.

Cece loves science

June 22, 2018
Derting, Kimberly, author.
New York, NY : Greenwillow Books, an Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Cece, a budding and inquisitive scientist, and her equally curious best friend Isaac conduct experiments to see whether Cece's dog Einstein will eat his vegetables.

Unicorn magic

June 22, 2018
Gibson, Sabina, author, illustrator.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Periwinkle the light-blue unicorn lives in the Forever Forest, but even as she encourages the other unicorns, she worries that she will never find her own special magic--until she learns to follow Birdie's advice and believe in herself.

Mrs. Mole, I'm home!

June 22, 2018
Jarvis, 1985- author, illustrator.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 x 29 cm
When Morris Mole loses his glasses, he decides to try to find his way home from work without them, but he soon finds that he didn't know his way as well as he had thought.

On the first day of first grade

June 22, 2018
Rabe, Tish, author.
New York : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
"On the first day of first grade I had fun right away... Count twelve fun-filled firsts of first grade!" --cover p. 4

Let's be pirates

June 22, 2018
Gerlings, Rebecca, author.
New York, NY : Priddy Books, [2015]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
Includes lift-up flaps, a pop-up illustration, and other movable elements.
"Created for St. Martin's Press by Priddy Books."
"Let's go on an adventure with Tiny Travelers Jack, Ella, Noah, Izzy, and their cat, Lucky, as they set sail on the high seas to find the buried treasure! Your own tiny traveler will love to join them on their journey, and follow the clues to find the treasure in this amazing interactive book. There's a letter to read outlining their quest, a fold-out treasure map, a fabulous pop-up pirate ship, and more to inspire imagination and encourage creative play in all would-be pirates."

How do dinosaurs learn to read?

June 21, 2018
Yolen, Jane, author.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Told in rhyming text young dinosaurs learn to read, but only after many mishaps, like chewing their books and throwing them at the cat--but eventually they learn to respect their books, and treat them properly.

Haunted house : a seriously spooky pop-up book

June 21, 2018
Powell, Sarah (Writer of children's books)
New York : St. Martin's Press/Priddy Books, ©2012.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 22 cm.
Cover title.
There are spooky pop-up surprises to discover inside this fun book as the Haunted House comes alive this Halloween! Kids will love reading the comically creepy rhymes about the ghosts, witches, ghouls and other creatures who live in the Haunted House, and as they turn each page, a spooky Halloween surprise pops out to give them a fright!--Publisher's description.

The tiger prowls : a pop-up book of wild animals

June 21, 2018
Braun, Sebastien, author, illustrator.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Cover title.
"This beautiful pop-up features a range of stunningly illustrated wild animals. With lyrical text, stylish images and inventive pop-ups, it will be a beautiful addition to any child's shelf and a gorgeous introduction to some of the world's most iconic creatures." --Publisher description.

The great take-away

June 21, 2018
Mathews, Louise, 1950-
New York : Dodd, Mead, ©1980.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 x 26 cm
The minus sign becomes a lazy hog's trademark when he decides to pursue a life of crime as a subtracting swine.

Tiny, perfect things

June 21, 2018
Clark, M. H., author.
Seattle, WA : Compendium, Inc., [2018]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
The whole world is a treasure waiting to be found. Open your eyes and see the wonderful things all around. This is the story of a child and a grandfather whose walk around the neighborhood leads to a day of shared wonder as they discover all sorts of tiny, perfect things together. With rhythmic storytelling and detailed and intricate illustrations, this is a book about how childlike curiosity can transform ordinary days into extraordinary adventures.

Walk and see colors

June 21, 2018
Beardshaw, Rosalind, author, illustrator.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 17 cm
On board pages.
Cover title.
A boy and girl enjoy a stroll through the colorful countryside.

Tractor Mac school day

June 20, 2018
Steers, Billy, author, illustrator.
New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2018.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Betty the school bus is upset over making mistakes on her very first day, but Tractor Mac and the farm animals provide tips and encourage her to practice and try again.

Bear's scare

June 20, 2018
Grant, Jacob, 1984- author, illustrator.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Bear cares about keeping his house clean and tidy almost as much as he cares about his stuffed friend, Ursa, so he is determined to find the spider building messy webs there.

Princess Cupcake Jones saddles up!

June 20, 2018
Fields, Ylleya, author.
32 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
"Bored with her regular playtime activities, Cupcake goes on her own adventure to ride her pony, Lacey. But before she can begin her ride, she needs to saddle up her pony. This becomes a greater challenge than she expects and she gets stuck in the process."-- Provided by publisher.

A name for baby

June 20, 2018
Boyd, Lizi, 1953- author, illustrator.
New York : Random House, [2018]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 x 26 cm
When a baby mouse is born, her mother seeks just the right name in the gifts and advice of her neighbors.

The 12 days of preschool

June 19, 2018
Lettice, Jenna, author.
New York : Random House, [2018]
1 volume unpaged : color illustrations ; 20 cm
"A Random House Pictureback book."
"A child counts the days leading up to the first day of preschool in this cumulative rhyming story based on the traditional song 'The 12 Days of Christmas'"-- Provided by publisher.

Hedgehog needs a hug

June 19, 2018
Betton, Jen, author, illustrator.
New York, NY : G.P. Putnam's Sons, [2018]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Hedgehog wakes up needing a hug, but has trouble finding a friend who will get so close to his prickles.

Caillou preschool fun : 2 stories included

June 19, 2018
Pleau-Murissi, Marilyn, author.
Montréal : Éditions Chouette, 2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Originally published as 2 separate volumes : 2009 and 2012.
[1]. My first play / Marilyn Pleau-Murissi -- [2]. Caillou show and tell / Sarah Margaret Johanson.

The fox on the swing

June 19, 2018
Daciūtė, Evelina, author.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 x 27 cm
Learn about family, happiness, and friendship in this hope-filled children’s book. Our story starts with a boy named Paul, who lives in a cozy treehouse in a big city with his family. And then something unexpected happens―Paul befriends a wise, friendly fox on a walk home from the bakery. The fox gives Paul a space to think about what makes him happy and what friendship means―all in the pages of a bright and quirky storybook. Join Paul and the fox while helping young readers decide what makes them happy. Illustrated in color throughout.

Fred wants to play

June 19, 2018
Lathouder, Janna de, author.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 30 cm
"Originally published as Fred is druk in Belgium and Holland by Clavis Uitgeverij, Hesselt--Amsterdam, 2017." -- Title page verso.
It's quiet time and Fred knows he is supposed to keep still, but keeping still isn't easy for Fred. A bouncy feeling makes him want to play. Fred feels all alone until he meets Scott. Fred and Scott know how hard it is to keep the colorful feelings inside. Can these two friends help the other fish join in the fun? An positive book about friendship and children who are just a little bit more energetic than others. For big and small readers ages 4 and up.

Grandfather Duck

June 19, 2018
O'Malley, Kevin, 1961- author, illustrator.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Grandfather Duck teaches Mother Duck's three ducklings a valuable life lesson.

Hello, baby animals

June 19, 2018
Cauley, Lorinda Bryan, author, illustrator.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
"Playful hints help readers guess the identities of 14 adorable baby animals."-- Provided by publisher.

If a horse had words

June 19, 2018
Cooper, Kelly, 1963- author.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
"For horse-loving readers of all ages, a lyrical and exquisitely illustrated picture book following the relationship between a boy and a horse, separated then reunited. This is a story about enduring friendships and how language is shaped by our experiences."--Publisher's description.


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