Horn Book Picture Book Awards
2013
Building Our House
Click to search this book in our catalog   Jonathan Bean
2012
Extra Yarn
Click to search this book in our catalog   Mac Barnett
2011
Pocketful of Posies: A Treasury of Nursery Rhymes
Click to search this book in our catalog   Salley Mayor
 
2010
I Know Here
 Laurel Croza
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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 magic...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 s...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 bea...More
2005
Traction Man is Here
Click to search this book in our catalog   Mini Grey
Publishers Weekly : Starred Review. A cluttered house, lovingly rendered in comic-book panels by Grey (The Very S...More
 
2004
The Man Who Walked between the Towers
 Mordicai Gerstein
Publishers Weekly : This effectively spare, lyrical account chronicles Philippe Petit's tightrope walk between Manha...More
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2003
Big Momma Makes the World
 Phyllis Root
Publishers Weekly : In this sassy creation myth that tweaks the first chapter of Genesis, Big Momma "roll[s] up...More
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2002
"Lets Get a Pup!" said Kate
 Bob Graham
Publishers Weekly : Dog lover Graham (Max) adds another tail-wagging treat of a picture book to an oeuvre that inclu...More
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2001
Cold Feet
Click to search this book in our catalog   Cynthia DeFelice
Publishers Weekly : DeFelice and Parker (previously paired for The Dancing Skeleton) join forces again, this time to...More
2000
Henry Hikes to Fitchburg
Click to search this book in our catalog   D.B. Johnson
School Library Journal : K-Gr 4-A nicely realized retelling of a short passage from Henry Thoreau's Walden. Henry an...More
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 nig...More
 
1998
And If the Moon Could Talk
 Kate Banks
Publishers Weekly : With quiet phrases and luxurious color, Banks and Hallensleben (Baboon) evoke a perfectly peacef...More
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1997
The Adventures of Sparrowboy
 Brian Pinkney
Publishers Weekly : Though sobering front-page headlines worry a young paperboy, the comics--especially a strip call...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 ...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 p...More
1993
The Fortune Tellers
Click to search this book in our catalog   Lloyd Alexander
Publishers Weekly : The hands of fate deftly propel this original folktale. A seedy fortune-teller profits from gull...More
 
1992
Seven Blind Mice
 Ed Young
Publishers Weekly : In a stunning celebration of color Caldecott medalist Young ( Lon Po Po ) offers a vibrant varia...More
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1991
The Tale of the Mandarin Ducks
 Katherine Paterson
Publishers Weekly : In another picture book retelling of a Japanese folktale, Paterson ( The Tongue-Cut Sparrow ) re...More
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1990
Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China
 Ed Young
Publishers Weekly : This version of the Red Riding Hood story from Young ( The Emperor and the Kite ; Cats Are Cats ...More
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