Gallery: The New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Books of 2016
The 2016 edition of the New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Books list was announced today, so let’s see how I did on my predictions.
Well, better luck next time!
Here are the beautiful books that made the list.
The Cat from Hunger Mountain by Ed Young
The Dead Bird by Margaret Wise Brown, illustrated by Christian Robinson
Freedom in Congo Square by Carole Boston Weatherford, R. Gregory Christie
Little Red by Bethan Woollvin
The Polar Bear by Jenni Desmond
Preaching to the Chickens: The Story of Young John Lewis by Jabari Asim, illustrated by E. B. Lewis
The Princess and the Warrior: A Tale of Two Volcanos by Duncan Tonatiuh
The Tree in the Courtyard: Looking Through Anne Frank’s Window by Jeff Gottesfeld, illustrated by Peter McCarty
Voyage in the Clouds: The (Mostly) True Story of the First International Flight by Balloon in 1785 by Matthew Olshan, illustrated by Sophie Blackall
The White Cat and the Monk by Jo Ellen Bogart, illustrated by Sydney Smith
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Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at email@example.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.
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