The Embassy of Sweden is fortunate to present the Swedish Reading Ambassador and the Head of the Stockholm Room for Children, an interactive library/arts center at a work shop about children and reading in House of Sweden on November 3. We hope you will be able to attend. Please feel free to share the invitation with people in your network that might be interested in attending.
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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.
Hurray! Piggie and Elephant are back and up to their usual hilarious antics. In this installment, Elephant's anxiety is assuaged when he discovers Piggie is only going to get lunch, and a picnic ensues. Another perfect beginning reader about this mercurial friendship.
New York City is the backdrop for this wordless story about Walrus who escapes from the zoo. Can he elude the zookeeper by donning the hats of those around him? Highly stylized digital drawings show the wily imposter hiding in plain sight.
A little boy's questions become more pointed as Mommy's tummy becomes rounder. Retro cartoon illustrations mix with delicate contemporary scenes to highlight what big brother imagines about the new arrival.
A normal-sized boy in a family of giants proves that stature is more about character, wit, and determination than size. Realistic oil paintings make the most of the contrasting sizes and shapes in this original tall tale.
The giant panda in the backyard seems to know just the right story to tell each child in the family. Glorious watercolors and broad brush strokes convey the subtleties of the stories but keep them in the realm of contemporary childhood.
Peer through Nanna and Poppy’s window for an insightful glimpse into the heart and mind of a little girl. The vibrant, expressionistic illustrations work in concert with the story to depict the honest emotions of early childhood.
Previously pampered canine pets FudgeFudge and Marshmallow are not impressed when the new baby arrives. With stylized, boldly colored artwork, the problem of sibling rivalry is humorously seen through a dog’s perspective.
Two boys get a pair of cockroaches as pets, and soon there are eight cockroaches in the bug tank. Finding homes for these unusual pets appears hopeless, until a trip to the library provides a solution.
Zap! Bam! Pow! A young boy's imagination transforms everyday life into landscapes full of danger and derring-do. Will Traction Man and his faithful companion Scrubbing Brush be a match for captive pillows, poisonous dishcloths, and wily slices of toast?
Oscar’s family can’t wait for his first birthday, so they plan a picnic in the park to celebrate his half birthday. The joy of this young, biracial family is lovingly captured in vibrant ink-and- watercolor illustrations.