Voting is now open in the first annual Undies Case Cover Awards!
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Thank you. Carter Higgins and I are co-hosting this first-of-its-kind award dedicated to the case cover. We’ve accepted submissions. We’ve arranged them into pleasing categories. We’ve decided on shortlists of nominees. Now it’s your turn to decide our winners.
Check out the nominees in each category below and then come back up here and click the link to vote for your favorites:
Voting is open until 5pm ET on Monday, November 28th.
Winners will be announced here and at Design of the Picture Book on Tuesday, November 27th.
And don’t forget to head over to Design of the Picture Book today to vote for Best Spoiler, Best Cliff’s Notes Version, Best Middle Grade/Chapter Books, Best Sneak Peek at the Setting, and Craftiest.
Best Impression of Something Other Than a Picture Book
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Rules of the House by Mac Barnett, illustrated by Matt Meyers
What To Do With a Box by Jane Yolen, illustrated by Chris Sheban
Are We There Yet? by Dan Santat
Horrible Bear! by Amy Dyckman, illustrated by Zachariah O’Hora
Cat Knit by Jacob Grant
The ‘Look Closely’ Award
In Plain Sight by Richard Jackson, illustrated by Jerry Pinkney
A Voyage in the Clouds by Matthew Olshan, illustrated by Sophie Blackall
The Airport Book by Lisa Brown
Hotel Bruce by Ryan T. Higgins
Treat by Mary Sullivan
The Loose Ends List by Carrie Firestone
Seven Ways We Lie by Riley Redgate
Draw the Line by Laurent Linn
Enter Title Here by Rahul Kanakia
Every Exquisite Thing by Matthew Quick
The Darkest Dark by Chris Hadfield, illustrated by The Fan Brothers
The Uncorker of Ocean Bottles by Michelle Cuevas, illustrated by Erin E. Stead
Return by Aaron Becker
The Cat From Hunger Mountain by Ed Young
A Child of Books by Sam Winston and Oliver Jeffers
Hug This Book! by Barney Saltzberg, illustrated by Fred Benaglia
The Happiest Book Ever! by Bob Shea
The Christmas Eve Tree by Delia Huddy, illustrated by Emily Sutton
The Cantankerous Crow by Lennart Hellsing, illustrated by Paul Strøyer (2016 re-issue)
Be a Friend by Salina Yoon