Horn Book Picture Book Awards
2013
Building Our House
Click to search this book in our catalog   Jonathan Bean
School Library Journal PreS-Gr 2-A year-and-a-half-long adventure of building a cozy home in the countryside involves an entire family of four. The ...More
2012
Extra Yarn
Click to search this book in our catalog   Mac Barnett
Publishers Weekly Understated illustrations and prose seamlessly construct an enchanting and mysterious tale about a girl named Annabelle, who live...More
 
2011
Pocketful of Posies: A Treasury of Nursery Rhymes
 Salley Mayor
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2010
I Know Here
 Laurel Croza
School Library Journal Gr 2-5-Moving from rural Saskatchewan to the city holds a lot of opportunity for a girl and her brother. The young protagonis...More
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2009
Bubble Trouble
Click to search this book in our catalog   Margaret Mahy
Book list The trouble begins when sister Mabel blows a bubble that bobbles over baby and wafts him away. Baby floats over mother, past the neighbors,...More
2008
At Night
Click to search this book in our catalog   Jonathan Bean
Book list "*Starred Review* In a dark house, a girl lies awake while her family sleeps. Then a breeze floats through a window, and she follows i...More
 
2007
Dog and Bear: Two Friends, Three Stories
 Laura Vaccaro Seeger
School Library Journal PreS-Gr 2-In this endearing picture book, a tail-wagging dachshund and a multicolored stuffed bear star in three tales about...More
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2006
Leaf Man
 Lois Ehlert
School Library Journal PreS-Gr 3-Ehlert combines vivid collage artwork, effulgent colors, and an inventive design to create an eye-catching picture...More
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2005
Traction Man is Here
Click to search this book in our catalog   Mini Grey
Publishers Weekly A cluttered house, lovingly rendered in comic-book panels by Grey (The Very Smart Pea and the Princess-to-Be), provides a perilou...More
2004
The Man Who Walked between the Towers
Click to search this book in our catalog   Mordicai Gerstein
Publishers Weekly This effectively spare, lyrical account chronicles Philippe Petit's tightrope walk between Manhattan's World Trade Center ...More
 
2003
Big Momma Makes the World
 Phyllis Root
Publishers Weekly In this sassy creation myth that tweaks the first chapter of Genesis, Big Momma "roll[s] up her sleeves" and gets down t...More
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2002
"Lets Get a Pup!" said Kate
 Bob Graham
School Library Journal K-Gr 2-When Kate and her parents visit an animal shelter, they first bring home a precious puppy, then return to adopt an old...More
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2001
Cold Feet
Click to search this book in our catalog   Cynthia DeFelice
School Library Journal Gr 3-6-This ghost story for the strong of stomach features a bagpiper by the name of Willie McPhee. Hard times have forced him...More
2000
Henry Hikes to Fitchburg
Click to search this book in our catalog   D.B. Johnson
School Library Journal K-Gr 4-A nicely realized retelling of a short passage from Henry Thoreau's Walden. Henry and his friend decide to go to Fi...More
 
1999
Red-Eyed Tree Frog
 Joy Cowley
School Library Journal PreS-Gr 3-In a tropical rain forest in Central America, a red-eyed tree frog spends the night looking for food while avoiding ...More
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1998
And If the Moon Could Talk
 Kate Banks
Publishers Weekly With quiet phrases and luxurious color, Banks and Hallensleben (Baboon) evoke a perfectly peaceful bedtime. In a stuccoed house, am...More
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1997
The Adventures of Sparrowboy
Click to search this book in our catalog   Brian Pinkney
School Library Journal PreS-Gr 1?Fretting over headlines in the newspapers he's delivering, Henry almost runs over a sparrow on the sidewalk. The...More
1996
In the Rain With Baby Duck
Click to search this book in our catalog   Amy Hest
Book list Ages 3^-6. As Mr. and Mrs. Duck happily prance along in the rain, Baby pouts and wails about wet feet, wet face, and mud, mud, mud. "I...More
 
1995
John Henry
 Julius Lester
School Library Journal K-Gr 5-Another winning collaboration from the master storyteller and gifted artist of Tales of Uncle Remus (Dial, 1987) fame. ...More
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1994
Grandfathers Journey
 Allen Say
Book list Ages 5 and up. Say won the Caldecott Medal for this autobiographical story of his grandfather's journey from Japan to the U.S. It is a ...More
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1993
The Fortune Tellers
Click to search this book in our catalog   Lloyd Alexander
Publishers Weekly The hands of fate deftly propel this original folktale. A seedy fortune-teller profits from gullible and sometimes desperate villag...More
1992
Seven Blind Mice
Click to search this book in our catalog   Ed Young
Publishers Weekly In a stunning celebration of color Caldecott medalist Young ( Lon Po Po ) offers a vibrant variation on the fable of the blind men ...More
 
1991
The Tale of the Mandarin Ducks
 Katherine Paterson
Book list Ages 5^-9. In a quiet, dignified retelling of a Japanese fairy tale, a serving girl saves a Mandarin duck from captivity and is rewarded fo...More
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1990
Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China
 Ed Young
Book list Ages 6^-9. Young incorporates a wolf image into every illustration in this Chinese version of the familiar Red Riding Hood tale, imparting ...More
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