2017 Mock Caldecott


This is the list of 2016 picturebooks that my Simmons College graduate class CHL 403 The Picturebook is using in our Mock Caldecott. Which books are you rooting for? Which ones would you add? Chime in with comments or @ me on Twitter.

Illustrator Title Author
Blackall, Sophie A Voyage in the Clouds: The (Mostly) True Story of the First International Flight by Balloon in 1785 Olshan, Matthew
Brown, Lisa The Airport Book Brown, Lisa
Castillo, Lauren Twenty Yawns Smiley, Jane
Christie, R. Gregory Freedom in Congo Square Weatherford, Carole Boston
Collier, Bryan City Shapes Murray, Diana
Dominguez, Angela Marta! Big and Small Arena, Jen
Klassen, Jon We Found a Hat Klassen, Jon
Krommes, Beth Before Morning Sidman, Joyce
Lewis, E. B. Preaching to the Chickens: The Story of Young John Lewis Asim, Jabari
López, Rafael Maybe Something Beautiful Campoy, F. Isabel & Howell, Theresa
McCarty, Peter The Tree in the Courtyard: Looking through Anne Frank’s Window Gottesfeld, Jeffrey
McClintock, Barbara Emma and Julia Love Ballet McClintock, Barbara
Morales, Yuyi Thunder Boy, Jr. Alexie, Sherman
Pak, Kenard Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn Pak, Kenard
Robinson, Christian School’s First Day of School Rex, Adam
Robinson, Christian The Dead Bird Brown, Margaret Wise
Rohmann, Eric Giant Squid Fleming, Candace
Ruzzier, Sergio This Is Not a Picture Book Ruzzier, Sergio
Santat, Dan Are We There Yet? Santat, Dan
Saracone-Roach Excellent Ed McAnulty, Stacy
Stead, Erin E. The Uncorker of Ocean Bottles Cuevas, Michelle
Stead, Philip C. Ideas Are All Around Stead, Philip C.
Steptoe, Javaka Radiant Child Steptoe, Javaka
Tonatiuh, Duncan The Princess and the Warrior: A Tale of Two Volcanoes Tonatiuh, Duncan
Turk, Evan The Storyteller Turk, Evan
Vallejo, Francis Jazz Day: The Making of a Famous Photograph Orgill, Roxane
Wenzel, Brendan They All Saw a Cat Wenzel, Brendan
Young, Ed The Cat from Hunger Mountain Young, Ed
Zagarenski, Pamela Henry & Leo Zagarenski, Pamela
Zunon, Elizabeth Don’t Call Me Grandma Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux

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