New Arrivals · Kids’ Foreign Language Fiction & Easy Books

January 18, 2018
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

El principe Hombre Mosca

January 17, 2018
Arnold, Tedd, author, illustrator.
New York, NY : Scholastic Inc., [2017]
29 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Translation of: Prince Fly Guy.
Buzz is writing a fairy tale for homework, and Fly Guy naturally assumes the role of a handsome prince, who fends off a giant and rescues a beautiful princess.

George se resfría

January 15, 2018
New York : Scholastic Inc., [2017]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
Translation of: Peppa Pig: George catches a cold.
"First Scholastic Spanish printing 2017."
A Peppa y a George les encanta jugar afuera cuando llueve, pero a George no le gusta usar su gorra impermeable. George pas tanto tiempo divirtiéndose bajo la lluvia que se resfría. ¿Cuánto tiempo tardará George en sentirse mejor?

Perrazo y Perrito se equivocan = Big Dog and Little Dog making a mistake

December 20, 2017
Pilkey, Dav, 1966- author.
New York : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2017].
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
When Big Dog and Little Dog mistake a certain black and white critter for a kitty they end up in a stinky mess.

Erizo y Conejo : el susto del viento

December 19, 2017
Albo, Pablo, author.
[Madrid] : NubeOcho, 2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 cm
"Erizo y Conejo estaban en el huerto. Conejo comía coles y Erizo buscaba caracoles. Esta vez, Erizo y Conejo se enfrentan al terrible viento." -- Back cover.

The bronze dog : a story in English and Chinese

December 11, 2017
Li, Jian (Art teacher), author.
©2017
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 25 cm
"This book is edited and designed by the Editorial Committee of Cultural China series"--Page facing title page.
"Stories of the Chinese Zodiac"--Cover.
This beautifully illustrated multicultural children's book tells the story of two young brothers and a magical dog in both English and Chinese.

Rino detective y un extraño muy extraño

December 11, 2017
Lozano Carbayo, Pilar, author.
Barcelona : Edebé, 2014.
53 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Detective Rhino and his assistant solve cases instantly ... well, almost. A missing elephant? Someone's stolen the lion's food? Poisoned the beavers? A bucket of paint on the panda bear? Blood in the pool? Anonymous messages sent to the hyena? Who tricked the ostrich? And that threatening shadow that scares the flamingos at night? Mmmm ..., mysteries in the zoo. Do you want to solve them? Visit me. You'll find me sitting in my warm pool. Yes, that's me, Rhino, Detective Rhino. Waiting for my next case ..., sniff, sniff, my amazing sense of smell already on to something.

Parēdo

December 5, 2017
|6880-01 Yamamura, Koji.
|6880-03 Tōkyō : Kōdansha, 2015.
32 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
A little boy leads a magical bedtime parade, joined by everything type of object and creature from his teddy bear to his toothbrush to trees.

Pitong anghel = Seven angels

December 5, 2017
Cruz, Genaro R. Gojo.
Maynila : Lampara Pub. House, ©2014.
32 pages : color illustrations
Includes a study guide.
"CBK000479"--Page 4 of cover.

Saja ka kongtcha!

December 5, 2017
Robinson, Michelle (Michelle Jane), 1977- author.
|6880-03 Sŏul-si : Ch'aek kwa K'ongnamu, 2016.
30 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Two brothers try to win a lion as a cereal-box prize, but receive every other kind of animal instead.

Rino detective : ¡¡¡quiero a mi Pacoooo!!!

November 29, 2017
Lozano Carbayo, Pilar.
Barcelona : Edebé, 2015.
52 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm.
"Paco has been missing for three days. Rino receives a ransom note demanding his detective manual for the safe return of Paco. Rino is determined to find his friend and the guilty party"--Amazaon.com.

Rino detective y los misterios de "atardecer"

November 28, 2017
Lozano Carbayo, Pilar, author.
Barcelona : Edebé, 2014.
52 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
Detective Rhino and his assistant solve cases instantly ... well, almost. A missing elephant? Someone's stolen the lion's food? Poisoned the beavers? A bucket of paint on the panda bear? Blood in the pool? Anonymous messages sent to the hyena? Who tricked the ostrich? And that threatening shadow that scares the flamingos at night? Mmmm ..., mysteries in the zoo. Do you want to solve them? Visit me. You'll find me sitting in my warm pool. Yes, that's me, Rhino, Detective Rhino. Waiting for my next case ..., sniff, sniff, my amazing sense of smell already on to something.

Home for Chinese New Year : a story told in English and Chinese

November 28, 2017
Jie, Wei, author.
©2014
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
The Chinese New Year is a time for family reunions. This Chinese children's story tells a delightful trip with lots of cultural details along the way! Jia Jun's Dad worked out of town all year around. Now it's time for him to come home. He took a train, bus, three-wheeled motorcycle, ferry-boat and even walked for many miles. He finally made it home and had a reunion dinner with his family on New Year's Eve. On his trip, as Jia Jun's Dad was rushing to get home, he lost his apple, water, gloves and scarf, but he took very good care of his gift for his son. During the holiday season, Jia Jun was extremely happy as he was with his Dad all the time. They set off firecrackers, put up couplets and even made snowmen. In a few days, Dad was ready to head back to work, but it was certain that Dad would be home again next year to celebrate the Chinese New Year with his family.

Anjan nārī kī kahānī usī kī zubānī

November 28, 2017
Fārūqī ʻAlīg, Shamsulislām, author.
Naʼī Dihlī : Qaumī Kaunsil barāʼe Furog̲ẖ-i Urdū Zabān, 2016.
12 pages : illustrations (colour) ; 24 cm.
Title from cover.
Children's story.

Pūnī calī Tājamahala

November 28, 2017
Padmanabhan, Manjula, author, illustrator.
Chennai, India : Tulika Publishers, 2017.
24 unnumbered pages : illustrations (color) ; 22 x 24 cm
Translated from English.
Children's story.
Children story based on a little girl and his naughty cat in Taj Mahal.

Sāta raṇe ān̐kā

November 28, 2017
Ābadāla, Saiẏada Najamula, author.
Ḍhākā : Pāñjerī Pābalikeśansa Li., 2016.
24 pages : illustrations (colour) ; 24 cm
Children's stories.
Rājā o buṛi -- Daẏālu yubaka -- Hātenāte phala -- Āsala āra nakala -- Dui bhikhāri -- Pratiśodha -- Kājira bicāra.

Uḷḷaṅkavarum pañcatantirak kataikaḷ

November 28, 2017
|6880-02 Puviyaracu, translator.
Banglore : Sapna Book House Pvt Ltd, 2015.
79 pages : colour illustrations ; 23 cm

The Life of Celia = La Vida de Celia

November 21, 2017
Rodríguez, Patty, author.
©2017
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 17 cm
"A bilingual picture book biography"--Cover.
"Born in 1925 in Havana, Cuba, Celia Cruz has become one of the most popular singers in the world. Her career started at a young age, when she began entering singing contests and winning pastelitos for her efforts! Celia and her husband later moved to New York, where they became friends with other performers such as Tito Puente. As her popularity soared, Celia became known as the "Queen of Salsa." To this day, her magnificent music continues to be sugar to our ears!"--Page 4 of cover.

Agua, agüita

November 16, 2017
Argueta, Jorge, author.
©2017
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Funded by grants from the City of Houston through the Houston Arts Alliance.
"Includes a Nahuat version"--Cover.
"Describes--in English, Spanish, and Nahuat--the life cycle of water from the perspective of one drop"-- Provided by publisher.

Si le das un pastelito a un gato

November 6, 2017
Numeroff, Laura Joffe.
New York, NY : Harper Collins , 2010.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Sumario en español: Si le das un pastelito a un gato, querrá ponerle confites de colores. Cuando le des los confites, derramará algunos en el piso. Después de limpiar, sentirá calor. Tendrás que darle un traje de baño. Y éste es sólo el comienzo.

Una sorpresa para tortuga

November 2, 2017
Merlán, Paula, author.
[Madrid] : Nubeocho, 2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 15 x 19 cm
Cuando Tortuga se vio reflejada en el agua, se dio cuenta de que su caparazón estaba viejo y desgastado. Se sintió muy triste, pero pronto apareció Pajarito con una idea.

Fa la la = tra-la-la

October 31, 2017
Patricelli, Leslie, author, illustrator.
Somerville, MA : Candlewick Press, 2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 x 18 cm
A board book.
Baby is so excited about the upcoming Christmas season! There are things to decorate: a tree, a gingerbread house, a doggy! Celebrate the season with humor and joy as everyone s favorite baby puts a special spin on Christmas.

Mayanito's new friends = Los nuevos amigos de Mayanito

October 24, 2017
Laviera, Tato, author.
Houston, TX : Pinata Books, an imprint of Arte Publico Press, [2017]
1 volume unpaged : color illustrations ; 29 cm
A Mayan princes dreams that children of different countries join him for an adventure, and when he is named king, he declares all the children of the hemisphere to be members of his tribe.

Nico, espía y el "ingenioso" Cervantes

October 20, 2017
Lozano Carbayo, Pilar, author.
Madrid : Bruño, [2015]
171 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 21 cm
The magic encyclopedia sends Nico and Mega to spy on Cervantes. They live through a series of real-life adventures with the author.

The birthday book = Las Mañanitas

October 18, 2017
Jaramillo, Susie, author, illustrator.
[San Francisco, California] : Encantos Media, [2016]
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 19 x 21 cm
Two-sided accordian-folded book.
Cover title.
Inspired by the traditional Mexican Birthday Song Las Ma anitas, A little bunny is woken up by his friends to discover, it's his birthday!

Miguel y la gran armonía

October 18, 2017
de la Peña, Matt, author.
Los Angeles, CA : Disney Press, 2017.
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
"Inspirado en la película Disney-Pixar Coco."
The spirit of Music details her role in a Mexican town and describes how she discovered Miguel, a budding musician in a family that hates music, and helped him begin to realize his part in the great harmony that surrounds the town.

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