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Award Winners for Listeners

The following picture books come from the Golden Kite Awards. See our list of award-winner lists for more ideas.

Golden Kite Award Picture Book Illustration

Last night by Hyewon Yum

Little Night by written and illustrated by Yuyi Morales

Not afraid of dogs by Susanna Pitzer ; illustrations by Larry Day

Baby Bear's Chairs by written by Jane Yolen ; illustrated by Melissa Sweet

The mysterious collection of Dr. David Harleyson by Jean Cassels

I dream of trains by Angela Johnson ; illustrated by Loren Long

Mrs. Biddlebox by Linda Smith ; illustrated by Marla Frazee

The lamp, the ice, and the boat called Fish by Jacqueline Briggs Martin ; pictures by Beth Krommes

The rain came down by David Shannon

The Little Red Hen makes a pizza by retold by Philemon Sturges ; illustrated by Amy Walrod

Snow by Uri Shulevitz

By the light of the halloween moon by Caroline Stutson ; [illustrated by] Kevin Hawkes

Golden Kite Award Picture Book Text

Pierre in love by Sara Pennypacker ; pictures by Petra Mathers

Jazz by Walter Dean Myers ; illustrated by Christopher Myers

Apples to Oregon : being the (slightly) true narrative of how a brave pioneer father brought apples, peaches, pears, plums, grapes, and cherries (and children) across the plains by Deborah Hopkinson ; illustrated by Nancy Carpenter

Doäna Flor : a tall tale about a giant woman with a great big heart by Pat Mora ; illustrated by Raul Colâon

George Hogglesberry : grade school alien by Sarah Wilson ; illustrated by Chad Cameron

The shoe tree of Chagrin : a Christmas story by J. Patrick Lewis

A band of angels : a story inspired by the Jubilee Singers by Deborah Hopkinson ; illustrated by Raúl Colón

Old Elm speaks : tree poems by Kristine O'Connell George ; illustrated by Kate Kiesler

The paper dragon by Marguerite W. Davol ; illustrated by Robert Sabuda

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