The New York Times just released its list of the best illustrated children’s books for 2011. Of course I took time out from reading for Cybils to see which books were chosen.
(Linked titles go to Amazon)
|A Ball for Daisy by Chris Raschka
|Along a Long Road by Frank Viva
You can get a good sense of the flavor in this book trailer for Along a Long Road.
|Brother Sun, Sister Moon by Katherine Paterson and illustrated by Pamela Dalton
|Grandpa Green by Lane Smith
The Grandpa Green book trailer is fun:
|Ice (Stories Without Words) by Arthur Geisert
I couldn’t resist sharing this sweet video about Arthur Geisert and his work.
|Me . . . Jane
by Patrick McDonnell
|I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen
I can’t wait to find out who has the hat, which may or may not be revealed in this trailer:
by Maxine Trottier and illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault
|A Nation’s Hope: The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis
by Matt de la Peña and illustrated by Kadir Nelson
|New Year’s Reunion
by Yu Li-Qiong and illustrated by Zhu Cheng-Liang