Gallery: NYT Best Illustrated Children’s Books of 2022
The 2022 New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Books were just announced, and it’s a great group of books. I’m also feeling pretty good about my predictions, going three for ten (with another three in the “also keep an eye out for these books” section at the bottom).
Let’s have a look at the list.
Written and illustrated by Sophie Blackall
Written by Eric Fan. Illustrated by Dena Seiferling.
YELLOW DOG BLUES
Written by Alice Faye Duncan. Illustrated by Chris Raschka.
Written by Davide Cali. Illustrated by Monica Barengo.
THE UPSIDE DOWN HAT
Written by Stephen Barr. Illustrated by Gracey Zhang.
THE NEW ROOSTER
Written and illustrated by Rilla Alexander
WHERE BUTTERFLIES FILL THE SKY
Written and illustrated by Zahra Marwan
TELLING STORIES WRONG
Written by Gianni Rodari. Illustrated by Beatrice Alemagna. Translated from the Italian by Antony Shugaar.
BEDTIME FOR BO
Written by Kjersti Annesdatter Skomsvold. Illustrated by Mari Kanstad Johnsen. Translated from the Norwegian by Kari Dickson.
STILL THIS LOVE GOES ON
Written by Buffy Sainte-Marie. Illustrated by Julie Flett.
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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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