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2012 Theodor Seuss Geisel Award Winner: Tales for Very Picky Eaters

Tales for Very Picky Eaters Written and Illustrated by Josh Schneider Published by Clarion Books, 2011 ISBN # 978-0547149561 Grades K – 3 Book Review James is as picky an eater as they come, but his father is more than ready for the challenge. In his second book for beginning readers, Schneider presents a parent’s […]

2017 Geisel Winner: We Are Growing!

We Are Growing

We Are Growing! (An Elephant & Piggie Like Reading! Book) 2017 Geisel Award Winner Written by Laurie Keller; Illustrated by Laurie Keller Published by Hyperion, 2016 ISBN 978-148472635-8   Book Review Bam! Whee! Zap! Beep! Honk! With each sound and exclamation, a different blade of grass grows. Amazed at each other’s sudden growth spurt, the […]

2016 Caldecott and Geisel Honor Winner: Waiting

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Waiting2016 Caldecott Honor Winner2016 Geisel Honor WinnerWritten and illustrated by Kevin HenkesPublished by Greenwillow Books, 2015ISBN #978-0-06-236843-0 Grades PreK and up Book Review “There were five of them. And they were waiting…” So begins acclaimed author/illustrator Kevin Henkes’ multiple award-winning picturebook. Waiting tells the story of five toys on a windowsill who wait patiently for […]

2015 Geisel Winner: You Are (Not) Small

You are (Not) Small 2015 Geisel Award Winner Written by Anna Kang; Illustrated by Christopher Weyant Published by Two Lions, 2014 ISBN# 978-1477847725 Grades Pre-K – 3 Book Review German philosopher Friedrich Neitzsche famously wrote, “There are no facts, only interpretations,” while American film director Tim Burton stated, “One person’s craziness is another person’s reality.” […]

2013 Geisel Award Winner: The Watermelon Seed

2013 Theodore S. Geisel Award Winner The Watermelon Seed Written and Illustrated by Greg Pizzoli Published by Hyperion in 2013 Grades PreK – 6 Book Review Drama, disaster, suspense, redemption, and relapse. The 2013 Theodore S. Geisel award winning title, The Watermelon Seed has it all. In his debut picture book, author/ illustrator Greg Pizzoli […]

2013 Theodore S. Geisel Award: Up! Tall! And High!

2013 Theodore S. Geisel Award Winner Up! Tall! And High! Written and Illustrated by Ethan Long Published in 2012 by G.P. Putnam’s Sons ISBN: 978-0-399-25611-0 Grades PreK – Six Book Review: A chapter book for the very youngest reader? A sturdy lift-the-flap book well suited for a toddler audience? A conceptual exploration of adjectives describing […]