Author Candace Fleming will receive the Children's Book Guild of Washington's Non-Fiction award on Sat. April 5 at noon at Clyde's on 7th Street DC. Tickets are $35. Hear this exceptional author talk about her life as a writer. For more information see the Guild's web site, www.childrensbookguild.org
This view shows all of the books in this age group that have been selected in years past and nominated for the current year (but not yet selected). The nominations are marked by a "Nomination(not yet selected):" label.
Scanlon's graceful rhyming text, a tribute to our intersecting lives, is perfectly matched by Frazee's soft watercolor and pencil illustrations which braid together a day's worth of stories that end under a starlit sky.
A young bunny shares the extra hours an unexpected snowfall brings: playing cards with his mother, making snow dumplings, and taking a walk. Chalky figures set against dark backgrounds evoke the wonder and tranquility of this ordinary event.
Bold, bright colors propel this swing rider successively to out-of-this-world heights and home again. Toddlers or preschoolers will delight in re-enacting this with every playground visit… and even in between.
The very essence of kittenhood, caught in mid-action! Pairs of rhyming descriptors accompany each Posy-pose, while vibrant watercolors in tan, brown, orange, and white stripes accentuate her cat-ness on each creamy blank page.