ENGL 355 - Literature for Children

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American Library Association Award

Theodor Seuss Geisel Award

In honor of Dr. Seuss, the Theodor Seuss Geisel Award is given to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished children's book for beginning readers in the United States for the previous year. There are also honor books named every year in addition to the award winner.


2014 Winner and Honor Books

Award winner - The Watermelon Seed

Written and illustrated by Greg Pizzoli

Alligator eating a watermelon

Award honor book - Ball

Written and illustrated by Mary Sullivan

Award honor book - A Big Guy Took My Ball!

Written and illustrated by Mo Willems

Angry elephant with a pig on his head

Award honor book - Penny and Her Marble

Written and illustrated by Kevin Henkes

A mouse with a marble on top of a hill