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
 
2013
Building Our House
 Jonathan Bean
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2012
Extra Yarn
 Mac Barnett
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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
 
2009
Bubble Trouble
 Margaret Mahy
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2008
At Night
 Jonathan Bean
Publishers Weekly : Starred Review. Bean (The Apple Pie That Papa Baked; reviewed below) creates almost magical rhythms in this pitch-perfect story. ...More
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2007
Dog and Bear: Two Friends, Three Stories
Click to search this book in our catalog   Laura Vaccaro Seeger
Publishers Weekly: Starred Review. As inventive and fresh as Seeger's Hidden Alphabet, the three gentle stories in this inspired collection are u...More
2006
Leaf Man
Click to search this book in our catalog   Lois Ehlert
Publishers Weekly: Ehlert (Red Leaf, Yellow Leaf) returns to one of her favorite themes—the rainbow beauty of autumn leaves—for this refr...More
 
2005
Traction Man is Here
 Mini Grey
Publishers Weekly : Starred Review. A cluttered house, lovingly rendered in comic-book panels by Grey (The Very Smart Pea and the Princess-to-Be), pr...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 towers ...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 ...More
2002
"Lets Get a Pup!" said Kate
Click to search this book in our catalog   Bob Graham
Publishers Weekly : Dog lover Graham (Max) adds another tail-wagging treat of a picture book to an oeuvre that includes the canine-inspired titles Be...More
 
2001
Cold Feet
 Cynthia DeFelice
Publishers Weekly : DeFelice and Parker (previously paired for The Dancing Skeleton) join forces again, this time to polish up a Scottish ghost story...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 Fitc...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 avoidin...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, ...More
 
1997
The Adventures of Sparrowboy
 Brian Pinkney
Publishers Weekly : Though sobering front-page headlines worry a young paperboy, the comics--especially a strip called Falconman--lift him up. Quite ...More
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1996
In the Rain With Baby Duck
 Amy Hest
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1995
John Henry
Click to search this book in our catalog   Julius Lester
Publishers Weekly : A great American hero comes fully to life in this epic retelling filled with glorious, detailed watercolors. From his momentous b...More
1994
Grandfathers Journey
Click to search this book in our catalog   Allen Say
Publishers Weekly : Say transcends the achievements of his Tree of Cranes and A River Dream with this breathtaking picture book, at once a very perso...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 vill...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 me...More
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1991
The Tale of the Mandarin Ducks
Click to search this book in our catalog   Katherine Paterson
Publishers Weekly : In another picture book retelling of a Japanese folktale, Paterson ( The Tongue-Cut Sparrow ) recounts the story of Shozo, a one-...More
1990
Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China
Click to search this book in our catalog   Ed Young
Publishers Weekly : This version of the Red Riding Hood story from Young ( The Emperor and the Kite ; Cats Are Cats ; Yeh-Shen ) features three daugh...More
 

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