Monday, January 28, 2013

Caldecott Picks at Brimful Curiosities

In a few hours the ALA will announce the 2013 Youth Media Awards.  Here in the Brimful home we have considered our picture book favorites from 2012 and are pleased to announce our predictions for the Caldecott Award.

2nd grader picks:
Favorite for Award: Magritte's Marvelous Hat by D.B. Johnson
Honors: Chloe and the Lion by Mac Barnett, illustrated by Adam Rex
Boot & Shoe by Marla Frazee
Extra Yarn by Mac Barnett, illustrated by Jon Klassen

Preschooler picks:
Favorite for Award: This Is Not My Hat by Jon Klassen
Honors: Chloe and the Lion by Mac Barnett, illustrated by Adam Rex
Z is for Moose by Kelly Bingham, illustrated by Paul O. Zelinsky

Brimful Mom's picks:
Favorite for Award: More by I. C. Springman, illustrated by Brian Lies
Honors: Extra Yarn by Mac Barnett, illustrated by Jon Klassen
Chloe and the Lion by Mac Barnett, illustrated by Adam Rex

Brimful Dad's picks:
Favorite for Award: Chloe and the Lion by Mac Barnett, illustrated by Adam Rex
Honors: Step Gently Out by Helen Frost and Rick Lieder

Our Other Favorite 2012 Picture Books:
Boy + Bot by Ame Dyckman, illustrated by Dan Yaccarino
Otto the Book Bear by Katie Cleminson
Little Dog Lost: The Story of a Brave Dog Named Baltic by Mônica Carnesi
National Geographic Book of Animal Poetry edited by J. Patrick Lewis
One Cool Friend by Toni Buzzeo, illustrated by David Small