While awaiting next month's big award announcements from ALSC, here are my favorite picture books of 2010.
My top five, linked to my reviews:
(I can't really decide on an order - they're all so different!)
Other great 2010 titles ...
- Underwood, Deborah.2010. The Quiet Book. Ill. by Renata Liwska. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.
- Frazee, Marla. 2010. The Boss Baby. New York: Beach Lane
- .Raschka, Chris. 2010. Little Black Crow. New York: Atheneum.
- Thomson, Bill. 2010. Chalk. Tarrytown, NY: Marshall Cavendish.
- Henkes, Kevin. 2010. My Garden. New York: Greenwillow.
- Kimmel, Eric A. 2010. Joha Makes a Wish: A Middle Eastern Tale. Illustrated by Omar Rayyan. Tarrytown, NY: Marshall Cavendish.
- Yolen, Jane. 2010. Elsie's Bird. Ill by David Small. New York: Philomel.
- Willems, Mo. 2010. City Dog, Country Frog. Ill. by Jon J. Muth. New York: Hyperion.
- Jeffers, Oliver. 2010. The Heart and the Bottle. New York: Philomel.
Great books - all of them!
(I doubt that I can repeat my luck, especially since I can't decide on a favorite, but I did choose last year's winner correctly!) In any case, I wish continued success to the authors and illustrators of all of my favorites!