Thursday, January 31, 2013
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Monday, January 28, 2013
All in my favorite picture books this year:
Five Caldecott Honor Books also were named:
"Creepy Carrots!" illustrated by Peter Brown, written by Aaron Reynolds and published by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division;
"Extra Yarn," illustrated by Jon Klassen, written by Mac Barnett and published by Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers;
"Green," illustrated and written by Laura Vaccaro Seeger and published by Neal Porter Books, an imprint of Roaring Brook Press;
"One Cool Friend," illustrated by David Small, written by Toni Buzzeo and published by Dial Books for Young Readers, a division of Penguin Young Readers Group;
"Sleep Like a Tiger," illustrated by Pamela Zagarenski, written by Mary Logue and published by Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.
Great work and congratulations!!
Jon Klassen! Woo hoo! For This Is Not My Hat, Candlewick Press. I could not be more excited! AND the Caldecott Honor for Extra Yarn by Mac Barnett. What an accomplishment, 2012 really was the year of Jon Klassen, so happy I had the chance to meet him at the Northeast Library!