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Books from the 2000s
(Sorted by copyright date of Illustrations. Click on image to see sample pages)

*** Caldecott Winner                        * Caldecott Honor

2000

***So You Want
To Be President
by Judith St. George
Illustrated by David Small

c. 2000
Philomel

 

 

*Click, Clack, Moo
Cows That Type
by Doreen Cronin
Pictures by Betsy Lewin

c. 2000
Simon & Schuster



*Olivia
Written and Illustrated
 by Ian Falcone

c. 2000
Atheneum Books

 

 

Bunny's
Noisy Book
by Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrated by 
Lisa McCue

c. 2000
Hyperion Books
First Edition

 

Timothy Goes
To School
by Rosemary Wells

c. 2000
Hyperion Books
First Edition



Daisy and the
Beastie
by Jane Simmons

c. 2000
Orchard Books, Great Brtiain
First U.S. Edition
Little, Brown and Co.

 

Gregory's Shadow
by Don Freeman

c. 2000
Viking
First Edition


 

Beaver's Lodge
by Ingrid and
Dieter Schubert

c. 2000
Lemniscaat/Front Street
First U.S. Edition

 

The Shaking Box
Written by
Gwendolyn Battle-Lavert
Illustrated by
Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson

c. 2000
Albert Whitman
First Edition

 

 

 

 

Box Turtle at
Silver Pond Lane
by Susan Korman
Illustrated
by Stephen Marchesi

c. 2000
Soundprints/Smithsonian
First Edition


The Missing
Mitten Mystery
by Steven Kellogg

c. 2000
Dial Books

 

 

Just Like You
by Jan Fearnley

c. 2000
Candlewick
First Edition

 

 

Again!
by John Prater

c. 2000
Barrons



A Hummingbird's
Life
Written and Illustrated
by John Himmelman

c. 2000
Children's Press


That's Mine,
Horace
by Holly Keller

c. 2000
Greenwillow Books
First Edition

 

Kiss the Cow
by Phyiils Root
Illustrated by
Will Hillenbrand

c. 2000
Candlewick Press
First Edition

 

Lottie's New Friend
by Petra Mathers

c. 2000
Simon & Schuster
First Edition

 

 

I Love You
 Rebus Poem
by Jean Marzollo
Illustrated
by Suse MacDonald

c. 2000
Scholastic

 






Little Fern's
First Winter
by Jane Simmons

c. 2000
Orchard Books
First American Edition
2001, Little Brown & Co.

 

Max Cleans Up
by Rosemary Wells

c. 2000
Viking
First Edition


 

Faraway Home
Written by Jane Kurtz
Illustrated by E. B Lewis

c. 2000
Gulliver Books/Harcourt
First Edition

 

 

Hungry Harry
by Joanne Partis

c. 2000
Little Tiger Press
(Backpack Books Edition)


 

2001

*Martin's
Big Words
The Life of Dr. Martin
Luther King, Jr.
by Doreen Rappaport
Illustrated by
Bryan Collier

c. 2001
Hyperion
Scholastic Edition 


*The Stray Dog
Retold and Illustrated 
by Marc Simont
from a true story by
Reiko Sassa

c. 2000
HarperCollins



Book! Book!
Book!

by Deborah Bruss
Illustrated by
Tiphanie Beeke

c. 2001
Arthur A. Levine Books/
Scholastic
First Edition

 

Run Little
Fawn, Run
by Sheridan Cain
Illustrated by
Gavin Rowe

c.2001
Little Tiger Press
First Edition

 

 

Littlebat's
Halloween Story

Written by Diane Mayr
Illustrated by
Gideon Kendall 

c. 2001
Albert Whitman & Co.
First Edition


Mice and Beans
by Pam Munoz Ryan
Illustrated by Joe Cepeda

c. 2001
Scholastic Press
First Edition

 


Mom Pie
by Lynne Jonell
Illustrated by
Petra Mathers

c. 2001
G. P. Putnam's Sons
First Edition


 

It's My Turn, 
Smudge
by Miriam Moss
Illustrated by
Lynne Chapman

c. 2001
Gullane Children's Books, 
London
Scholastic edition

 

Mouse Cleaning
by Rose-Marie Provencher
Illustrated by
Bernadette Pons

c. 2001
Henry Holt and Co.
First Edition


The Christmas
 Promise

by Susan Bartoletti
Illustrated by
David Christiana

c. 2001
The Blue Sky Press/
Scholastic, Inc.
First Edition


 


 


Bernard
The Angry Rooster
by Mary Wormell

c. 2001
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
First Edition



 

Sleep Tight,
Ginger Kitten
by Adele Geras
Illustrated by
Catherine Walters

c. 2001
Dutton Children's Books
First Edition



Hugs and Kisses
by Christophe Loupy
Illustrated by Eve Tharlet

c. 2001
North-South Books


 

The Long
Journey Home
by David Bedford
Pictures by Penny Ives

c. 2001
Little Tiger Press
(Backpack Books Edition)


You Are My
I Love You
by Maryann K. Cusimano
Illustrated by
Satomi Ichikawa

c.2001
Philomel




 

"Wait For Me!"
said Maggie McGee

by Jean Van Leeuwen
Pictures by
Jacqueline Rogers

c. 2001
Phyllis Fogelman Books/
Penqguin Putnam
First Edition


 

Love Songs of
the Little Bear
by Margaret Wise Brown
Pictures by Susan Jeffers

c 2001
Hyperion







Dot & Jabbers 
Great Acorn Mystery
by Ellen Stoll Walsh

c. 2001
Harcourt, Inc.

 

 

 

Beatrice's Goat
by Page McBrier
Illustrated by
Lori Lohstoeter

c. 2001
Atheneum/
Simon and Schuster




The Star
by Ute Blaich
Translated by 
Sibylle Kazeroid
Illustrated by
Julie Litty

c. 2001
Nord-Sud Verlag Ag,
Switzerland
First US Edition,
North South Books





There's Always 
Rome for 
One More
by Ingrid and Dieter
Schubert

c. 2001
Lemniscaat/Front Street
First American Edition

 

"Let's Get a Pup,"
said Kate
by Bob Graham

c. 2001
Candlewick

 


Coming Soon
Trouble on the
Tracks

by Kathy Mallat 

c. 2001

 

 

The Coin
Counting Book 
by Roxanne
Lanczak Williams

c.2001
Charlesbridge

 

 

My Lucky
Fishing Spot
by Jill Galvin
Illustrated by
Matyanne Piro

c.2001
Fox Den Books
First Edition

 

2002


 



*Hondo & Fabian
Written and Illustrated
by Peter McCarty

c. 2002
Henry Holt & Co.

 

 

Turk and Runt
Story by Lisa Wheeler
Pictures by
Frank Ansley

c. 2002
Atheneum Books for 
Young Readers
First Edition

 

 

Bear Snores On
by Karma Wilson
Illustrations 
by Jane Chapman

c. 2002
Margaret K. McElderry
First Edition


 

She Did It!
by Jennifer A. Ericsson
Illustrated by
Nadine Bernard Westcott

c. 2002
Melanie Kroupa Books/
Farrar Straus Giroux
First Edition

First Edition

 

Thank You, 
Sarah
by Laurie Halse Anderson
Illustrated by
Matt Faulkner

c. 2002
Simon and Schuster

 

 




Dylan 
The Eagle-Hearted
 Chicken
by David L. Harrison
Illustrated by 
Karen Stormer Brooks

c. 2002
Boyds Mills Press

 

The Teddy Bear
by David McPhail

c. 2002
Henry Holt and Co.

 

 

 

The Sea Chest
by Tony Buzzeo
Illustrated by Mary GranndPre

c. 2002
Dial Books for Young Reader


 

The Real True 
Dulcie Campbell
by Cynthia DeFelice
Pictures by R. W. Alley

c. 2002
Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

 

 

 

 

Duck on a Bike
by David Shannon

c. 2002
Scholastic Press


 

The Gaggle Sisters
River Tour
Written and Illustrated
by Chris Jackson

c. 2002
Lobster Press
First Edition


Coming Soon
Roar! 
A Noisy Counting Book
by Pamela Duncan Edwards
Illustrated by Henry Cole 

c. 2002

 

 

Where There's 
a Bear, 
There's Trouble
by Michael Catchpool
Illustrated by Vanessa Cabban

c. 2002
Tiger Tales/ME Media

 

Porcupining
by Lisa Wheeler
Illustrated 
by Janie Bynum

c. 2002
Little, Brown and Co.
First Edition

 

 

Mud Is Cake
by Pam Munoz Ryan
Illustrated by
David McPhail

c. 2002
Hyperion Books 
for Children

 

Coming Soon
Giggle, Giggle,
Quack

by Doreen Cronin
Pictures by Betsy Lewin 

c. 2002

 

Sometimes 
I'm Bombaloo
by Rachel Vail
Illustrated by Yumi Heo

c. 2002
Scholastic

 

Countdown 
to Kindergarten
by Alison McGhee
Pictures by Harry Bliss

c. 2002
Harcourt, Inc.

 

Tessa's 
Tip-Tapping Toes
by Carolyn Crimi
Illustrated by 
Marsha Gray Carrington

c. 2002
Henry Holt and Co.

 

2003



***The Man
Who Walked
Between
the Towers
by Mordicai Gerstein

c. 2003
Roaring Brook Press
First Edition

 

*Don't Let
the Pigeon
Drive the Bus 

Words and Pictures
by Mo Willems

c. 2003
Hyperion
Scholastic Edition


Picnic
by Emily Arnold McCully

c. 2003
HarperCollins Publishers
Expanded version of 
the original 1984 
wordless book


 

Come to the
Ocean's Edge
by Laurence Pringle
Illustrated by Michael Chesworth

c. 2003
Boyds Mills Press
First edition



 

Coal Country
Christmas
by Elizabeth Ferguson
 Brown
Illustrations by
Harvey Stevenson

c. 2003
Boyds Mills Press
First Edition







The Cat Who
Liked Potato Soup
by Terry Farish
Illustrated by Barry Root

c. 2003
Candlewick Press

 

Sneakers,
the Seaside Cat
by Margaret Wise Brown
Illustrated by Anne Mortimer

c. 2003
HarperCollins

 

Coming Soon
One Dark Night
by Lisa Wheeler
Illustrated by Ivan Bates 

c. 2003

 

Lin-Lin and the Gulls
Written by 
Laura Appleton Smith
Illustrated by 
Carol Vredenburgh

c. 2003
Flyleaf Publishing

 

Little Quack
by Lauren Thompson
Pictures by Derek Anderson

c. 2003
Simon and Schuster

 


Swan Harbor
A Nature 
Counting Book

by Laura Rankin

c. 2003
Dial Books 
for Young Readers

 

Harry on the Rocks
by Susan Meddaugh

c. 2003
Houghton Mifflin Co.

 


The Runaway 
Pumpkin
by Kevin Lewis
Illustrated by S. D. Schindler

c. 2003
Orchard Books

 

Abe Lincoln
The Boy Who 
Loved Books

by Kay Winters
Illustrated by 
Nancy Carpenter

c. 2003
Simon and Schuster

 

 

 

Alligator Sue
by Sharon Arms Doucet
Pictures by Anne Wilsdorf

c. 2003
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
First Edition

 

Why Do
Kitten's Purr?
by Marion Dane Bauer
Illustrated by Henry Cole

c. 2003
Simon and Schuster
First Edition

 

Hi, Harry!
by Martin Waddell
Illustrated by
Barbara Firth 

c. 2003
Candlewick Press
First Edition

 

My Brothers'
Flying Machine
by Jane Yolen
Paintings by Jim Burke

c. 2003
Little, Brown and Co.

 

 

 

Fancy That
Written by
Esther Hershenhorn
Illustrated by
Megan Lloyd

c. 2003
Holiday House


Moose's
Loose Tooth
by Jacqueline A. Clarke
Illustrated by
Bruce McNally

c. 2003
Scholastic Press

 

Diary of a Worm
by Doreen Cronin
Pictures by Harry Bliss

c. 2003
HarperCollins


 

The Ghost on
the Hearth
Retold by Susan Milord
Paintings by
Lydia Dabcovich

c. 2003
Vermont Folklife Center


2004

*Knuffle Bunny
A Cautionary Tale
by Mo Willems

c. 2003
Hyperion

 

 

A Goose
Named Gillian

by Jerry M. Hay
Illustrated by
Phyllis Pollema-Cahill

c. 2004

Starseed Press
First Edition

 

Robert's Snow
by Grace Lin

c. 2004
Viking

 

 

 

The Firekeeper's
Son
by Linda Sue Park
Illustrated by
Julie Downing

c. 2004
Clarion 
First Edition

 

Go to Sleep,
Groundhog!
by Judy Cox
Illustrated by Paul Meisel

c. 2004
Holiday House



Lucky's
Big Week
by Kimberly Weinberger
Illustrated by
Amy Wummer

c. 2004
Scholastic


Coming Soon 
The Leprechaun's Gold
by Pamela Duncan Edwards
Illustrated by 
Henry Cole

c. 2004
HarperCollins

 

Duck for
President
by Doreen Cronin
Illustrated by
Betsy Lewin

C. 2004
Atheneum/
Simon and Schuster
First Edition

A Pocket
Full of Kisses
by Audrey Penn
Illustrated by
Barbara Leonard Gibson

c. 2004
Child Welfare League of America


Mister Seahorse
by Eric Carle

c. 2004
Philomel Books
First Edition

 


Little Raccoon's
Big Question
by Miriam Schlein
Pictures by
Ian Schoenherr

c. 2004
Greenwillow Books
First Edition

 

Dilly Duckling
by Claire Freedman
Illustrated by
Jane Chapman

c. 2004
 Margaret K. McEldery
First Edition


Not So Very
Far Away
Written and Illustrated
by Lisa Smith

c. 2004
McArthur & Co



Frog in a Bog
by John Himmelman

C. 2004
Charlesbridge




 

Mr. Maxwell's
Mouse
by Frank Asch
Illustrated by
Devin Asch

C. 2004

Kids Can Press

 

The Black
Regiment
of the American Revolution
by Linda Crotta Brennan
Illustrated by
Cheryl Kirk Noll

c. 2004
Apprentice Shop Books
(2008)

 

Beatrice Doesn't
Want To
by Laura Numeroff
Illustrated by Lynn Munsinger

c. 2004
Candlewick
Scholastic Edition



2005



Mouse in
the Meadow
by John Himmelman

c. 2005
Charlesbridge

 

Chicks and Salsa
by Aaron Reynolds
Illustrated by
Paulette Bogan

c. 2005
Bloomsbury
Children's Books
Scholastic edition

 

The Boy Who 
Loved Bananas
Written by George Elliot
Illustrated by 
Andrej Krystoforski

c. 2005
Kids Can Press

 

Stars Beneath
Your Bed

The Surprising
Story of Dust
by April Pulley Sayre
Pictures by Ann Jonas

c. 2005
Greenwillow Books
First Edition

The Night Before
First Grade

by Natasha Wing
Illustrated by
Deborah Zemke

c. 2005
Grosset & Dunlap

 





The Great Fuzz Frenzy
by Janet Stevens and
Susan Stevens Crummel

c. 2005
Harcourt, Inc.
First Edition

 

 

McDuff's 
Wild Romp

by Rosemary Wells
Illustrated by
Susan Jeffers

c. 2005
Hyperion Books
First Edition

 

Monster Pet
by Angela McAllister
and Charotte Middleton

c. 2005
Margaret K. McElderry
First Edition

 

 

Thank You Very
Much Captain Ericsson

by Connie Nordhielm Wooldridge
Illustrated by Andrew Glass

c. 2005
Holiday House
First Edition

 

Coming Soon
Mortimer's 
Christmas Manger

by Karma Wilson
Illustrated by 
Jane Chapman 

c. 2003

 

2006





Coming Soon 
Moose Tracks!
by Karma Wilson
Illustrated by 
Jack E. Davis

c. 2006
HarperCollins

 

 

Coming Soon 
Alphabet Rescue
by Audrey Wood
Illustrated by 
Bruce Wood

c. 2006
HarperCollins

 

 

Dooby Dooby Moo
by Doreen Cronin
Illustrated by
Betsy Lewin

C. 2006
Atheneum/
Simon and Schuster
First Edition

 

Five Little Chicks
by Nancy Tafuri

c. 2006
Simon & Schuster
First edition


 

Coming Soon 
Lilly's Big Day
by Kevin Henkesds
Illustrated by 
Henry Cole

c. 2006
HarperCollins

 

 





I'm a Duck
Story and pictures
by Terry Sloat

c. 2006
G. P. Putnam's Sons
First Impression

 

Sail Away, 
Little Boat
by Janet Buell
Illustrations byJui Ishida

c. 2006
Carolrhoda Books
First Edition

 

Bats at the 
Beach
Written and Illustrated
by Brian Lies

c. 2006
Houghton Mifflin Co.

 

Small Sister
by Jessica Meserve

c. 2006
Anderson Press Ltd.
Great Britain
First American Ed.
(Houghton Mifflin 2007)

 

Grandfather
Buffalo
by Jim Arnosky

c. 2006
G. P. Putnam's Sons
First Impression 


Marvelous Mattie
How Margaret E. Knight
 Became an Inventor

by Emily Arnold McCully

c. 2006
Farrar Straus and Giroux

 

Little Otter's 
Big Journey
by David Bedford
Illustrated by Susan Winter

c. 2006
Good Books


 Fluffy and Baron
by Laura Rankin

c. 2006
Dial Books


 

The Bumblebee
Queen
by April Pulley Sayre
Illustrated by
Patricia J. Wynne

c. 2006
Charlesbridge

 

Coming Soon 
Mama's Day
by Linda Ashman
Illustrated by 
Jan Ormerod

c. 2006
Simon & Schuster

 

Won't You Be
My Hugaroo
by Joaanne Ryder
Illustrated by Melissa Sweet

C. 2004
Harcourt
First Edition

 

Hop! Plop!
by Corey Rosen Schwartz
& Tali Klein
Illustrations
by Olivier Dunrea

c. 2006
Walker & Co.
First Edition

 

2007




Babies in the 
Bayou

by Jim Arnosky

c. 2007
G. P. Putnam's Sons
Third printing



There Was a
Coyote Who
Swallowed a Flea
by Jennifer Ward
Illustrated by Steve Gray

c. 2007
Rising Moon
First Edition

 

Vulture View
by April Pulley Sayre
Illustrated by Steve Jenkins

c. 2007
Henry Holt
First Edition

 

 

Run, Turkey, Run
by Diane Mayr
Illustrations 
by Laura Rader

c. 2007
Walker & Company
2nd printing


Dadblamed
Union Army Cow 

by Susan Fletcher
Illustrated by
Kimberly Bulcken Root

c, 2007
Candlewick Press
First Edition



Coming Soon 
Ruthie and the 
(Not So) Teeny Tiny Lie
by Laura Rankin

c. 2007
Bloomsbury Children's Books

 

 

Hush, Little Puppy
by April Pulley Sayre
Illustrated by
Susan Winter

c. 2007
Henry Holt

 

 

Little Fawn
by Angela McAllister
Illustrated by
Tina Macnaughton

c. 2007
Gullane Children's Books
Great Britain
Backpack Books
First Edition

 

Duck at the Door
by Jackie Urbanovic

C. 2007
Atheneum/
HarperCollins

 

 



What a Party!
by Sandy Usher
Illustrations by
Keith Graves

C. 2007
Philomel
Firs Impression

 

Leaves
by David Ezra Stein

C. 2007
G. P. Putnam's Sons


 

Coming Soon 
Stable  in Bethlehem
A Christmas Counting Book
by Joy N. Hulme
Pictures by Dan Andreasen

c. 2007
Sterling Publishing

 

The Blabber Report
by True Kelley

c. 2007
Dutton Children's Books
First Edition

 

 


Cherry Time
by Daniela Bunge

C. 2007
Minedition/
 Penguin Young Readers Group
First Impression 

 

 

A Family for
Old Mill Farm
by Shutta Crum
Illustrated by
Niki Daly

C. 2007
Clarion Books
First Edition

 

Bee Frog
by Martin Waddell
Illustrated
by Barbara Firth

c. 2007
Candlewick Press
First US. Edition

 

Bunny Wishes
by Michaela Morgan
Illustrated by
Caroline Jayne Church

c. 2007
Scholastic, Inc
First Edition

 

2008

 

 

 

When Rain Falls
Written 
by Melissa Stewart
Illustrated by
Constance R. Bergum

c. 2008
Peachtree Publishers
Second Printing

 

Goodnight Goon
A Petrifying Parody
by Michael Rex

c. 2008
G. P. Putnam's Sons


 

Old Bear
by Kevin Henkes

c. 2008
Greenwillow Books
First Edition

 

 

The Dark,
Dark Night
by Christina Butler
Illustrated by
Jane Chapman

c. 2008
Little Tiger Press
Scholastic Press Edition

 

Buster Goes to
 Cowboy Camp
by Denise Fleming

C. 2008
Henry Holt
First Edition



2009-2010

 

 

Under the Snow
by Melissa Stewart
Illustrated by
Constance R. Bergum

C. 2009
Peachtree Publishers


Coming Soon 
Cool Dog, 
School Dog
Story by Deborah Heiligman
Illustrated by Tim Bowers

c. 2009
Marshall Cavendish


Honk, Honk 
Goose
by April Pulley Sayre
Illustrated
by Huy Voun Lee

c. 2009
Henry Holt and Co.
First Edition

 

Seymour 
and Henry
by Kim Lewis

C. 2009
Candlewick Press
First Edition

 

 




Leaf Trouble
by Jonathan Emmett
Illustrated by
Caroline Jayne Church

c. 2009
Scholastic, Inc

 

 

Otis
by Loren Long

C. 2009
Philomel

 

 

 

Coming Soon 
ZARAFA
the Giraffe Who 
Walked to the King
by Judith St. George
Illustrated by Britt Spence

c. 2009
Philomel Books
First Edition

 

Beckett and the Panda-Monium
by Cynthia Platt
Illustrated by
Veronica Vasylenko

c.  2009
Tiger Tales
First Edition

 



The Busy Tree
by Jennifer Ward
Illustrated by
Lisa Falkenstern

c. 2009
Marshall Cavendish
First Edition

 

Crow Call
by Lois Lowry
Illustrated
by Bagram Ibatoulline

c. 2009
First Edition

 

 

Coming Soon 
Hot Rod Hamster
by Cynthia Lord
Pictures by Derek Anderson

c. 2010
Scholastic

 

 

Dragon Stew
by Steve Smellman
Illustrated by
Lee Wildish

c. 2010
Little Tiger Press

 

 

 

2011-Present

At This Very
Moment
by Jim Arnosky

c. 2011
Dutton Children's Books

 

 

The Barefoot Boy
by John Greenleaf Whittier
Adapted and Illustrated
by Lisa Greenleaf 

c. 2011
Apprentice Shop Books
First Edition

 

Love Waves
by Rosemary Wells

c. 2011
Candlewick Press


 

 

The Ugly Duckling
Illustrated
by Poland Lovsin

C. 2011
Parragon Books Ltd

 

 


The Day Tiger
Rose Said Goodbye
by Jane Yolen
Illustrated by
Jim LaMarche

c. 2011
Random House
First Edition

 

Big Box for Ben
by Deborah Bruss
Art by Tomek Bogacki

C. 2011
Star Bright Books

 

 

Coming Soon 
Cowpoke Clyde 
and Dirty Dawg

 by Lori Mortensen
Illustrated by 
Michael Allen Austin

c. 2013
Clarion

 

The Frazzle Family
Finds a Way

by Ann Bonwill
Illustrated by
Stephen Gammell

c. 2013
Holiday House

 





***The Adventures
of Beekle
The Unimaginary Friend
by Dan Santat

c. 2014
Little, Brown Book



I Hatched!
by Jill Esbaum
Pictures by Jen Corace

c. 2014
Dial Books
First Edition


 

Patti Cake
and Her New Doll
by Patricia Reilly Giff
Pictures by Laura J. Bryant

c. 2014
Orchard Books



 

Otis and the 
Scarecrow
by Loren Long

c. 2014
Philomel


 

Charlie and the 
New Baby
by Ree Drummond
Illustrated
by Diane deGroat

c. 2014
HarperCollins 
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