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Monday, December 12, 2005

Caldecott 2006

Here's some of the top titles for [my] consideration this year:

  • A Splendid Friend Indeed. Illustrated and written by Suzanne Bloom

  • Cool Cat, Hot Dog. illustrated and written by Sandy Turner. (Atheneum)

  • Hot Air: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Hot-Air Balloon Ride. Illustrated and written by Marjorie Priceman. (An Anne Schwartz Book /Atheneum)

  • I Ain't Gonna Paint No More. Illustrated by David Catrow, written by Daren Beaumont

  • Leaf Man. Illustrated and written by Lois Ehlert. (Harcourt)

  • Lies and Other Tall Tales. Illustrated and adapted by Christopher Myers. Collected by Zora Neale Hurston. (HarperCollins)

  • Our Tree Named Steve. Illustrated by David Catrow, written by Alan Zweibel

  • Show Way. Illustrated by Hudson Talbott. Written by Jacqueline Woodson. (Putnam)

  • The Great Fuzz Frenzy. Illustrated by Janet Stevens, written by Janet Stevens & Susan Stevens Crummel.

  • The Song of Francis and the Animals. Illustrated by David Frampton. Written by Pat Mora. (Eerdmans)

  • White Is for Blueberry. Illustrated by Laura Dronzek. Written by George Shannon. (Greenwillow / HarperCollins)

  • Zen Shorts. Illustrated and written by Jon J Muth. (Scholastic Press)

I'll be in San Antonio on January 23, 2006 when the award winners are announced.

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