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.
Deer knows that winter brings snow, but Squirrel, who hasn’t seen it yet, skips hibernation to wait for it. Squirrel, Hedgehog, and Bear all search and find what they think is snow, delighting young listeners as the flakes finally arrives.