2017 Books from Geisel Winners
Around this time I start getting the itch to track down all the books coming out from previous Youth Media Award winners. We’ll begin with Geisel today, but look for other batches (Coretta Scott King, Newbery, etc.) headed your way soon.
Listing all the new books from past Geisel winners is tricky, because it’s an award that goes to both the author and illustrator. For this post, I tried to stick with new books that would likely fall under the Geisel consideration umbrella – picture books, early readers, and beginning chapter books.
If I missed any, let me know in the comments.
I Love You Like a Pig by Mac Barnett, illustrated by Greg Pizzoli (September 19)
Egg by Kevin Henkes (January 3)
Frankie by Mary Sullivan (April 4)
Fly Guy’s Big Family by Tedd Arnold (September 12)
Sam, the Most Scaredy-cat Kid in the Whole World by Mo Willems (September 5)
The 12 Days of Christmas by Greg Pizzoli (September 12, 2017)
Welcome: A Mo Willems Guide for New Arrivals by Mo Willems (May 30)
Valensteins by Ethan Long (Dec. 19)
Snow Scene by Richard Jackson, illustrated by Laura Vaccaro Seeger (November 7)
Plankton Is Pushy by Jonathan Fenske (April 25)
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.
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