Children's Booklist

  • All the World

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    By Liz Garton Scanlon 

    2010 Caldecot Honor Book

    Illustrated by Marla Frazee. Frazee's small vignettes and sweeping double-page spreads invite readers to share a joyful day with a diverse, multigenerational community. Flowing lines and harmonious colors give vibrant life to Scanlon's poetic text.

  • Red Sings from Treetops: A Year in Colors

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    By Joyce Sidman 

    2010 Caldecot Honor Book

    Illustrated by Pamela Zagarenski. Zagarenski’s playful illustrations enliven Sidman’s expressive poetry in this exploration of the seasons and their colors. Computer illustration and mixed-media paintings on wood combine rich textures, intriguing graphic elements, stunning colors and stylized figures to reward attentive readers with a visually exciting interplay of poetry and illustration.

  • The Lion & the Mouse

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    By Jerry Pinkney 

    2010 Caldecot Medal Winner

    The screech of an owl, the squeak of a mouse and the roar of a lion transport readers to the Serengeti plains for this virtually wordless retelling of Aesop’s classic fable. In glowing colors, Pinkney’s textured watercolor illustrations masterfully portray the relationship between two very unlikely friends.