Horn Book Picture Book Awards
2014
The farmer and the clown
Click to search this book in our catalog   Marla Frazee
2013
Mr. Tiger goes wild
Click to search this book in our catalog   by Peter Brown
Publishers Weekly In a gratifying parable about self-actualization, Mr. Tiger lives in a drab society where bipedal animals dressed in fairly Victo...More
 
2013
Building Our House
 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
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2012
Extra Yarn
 Mac Barnett
Publishers Weekly Understated illustrations and prose seamlessly construct an enchanting and mysterious tale about a girl named Annabelle, who live...More
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2011
Pocketful of Posies: A Treasury of Nursery Rhymes
Click to search this book in our catalog   Salley Mayor
2010
I Know Here
Click to search this book in our catalog   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
 
2009
Bubble Trouble
 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
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2008
At Night
 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
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2007
Dog and Bear: Two Friends, Three Stories
Click to search this book in our catalog   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
2006
Leaf Man
Click to search this book in our catalog   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
 
2005
Traction Man is Here
 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
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2004
The Man Who Walked between the Towers
 Mordicai Gerstein
Publishers Weekly This effectively spare, lyrical account chronicles Philippe Petit's tightrope walk between Manhattan's World Trade Center ...More
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2003
Big Momma Makes the World
Click to search this book in our catalog   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
2002
"Lets Get a Pup!" said Kate
Click to search this book in our catalog   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
 
2001
Cold Feet
 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
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2000
Henry Hikes to Fitchburg
 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
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1999
Red-Eyed Tree Frog
Click to search this book in our catalog   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
1998
And If the Moon Could Talk
Click to search this book in our catalog   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
 
1997
The Adventures of Sparrowboy
 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
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1996
In the Rain With Baby Duck
 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
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1995
John Henry
Click to search this book in our catalog   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
1994
Grandfathers Journey
Click to search this book in our catalog   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
 
1993
The Fortune Tellers
 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
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1992
Seven Blind Mice
 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
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1991
The Tale of the Mandarin Ducks
Click to search this book in our catalog   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
1990
Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China
Click to search this book in our catalog   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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