“2012 Picture Book Beehive Award Nominees” in kids-books

“2012 Picture Book Beehive Award Nominees”

All the World

by: Liz Garton Scanlon

Follow a circle of family and friends through the course of a day from morning till night as they discover the importance of all things great and small in our world, from the tiniest shell on the beach, to warm family connections, to the widest sunset sky.


by: James Howe

Despite her size and not having the proper footwear, a determined dinosaur pursues her dream of becoming a ballerina.


by: Bill Thomson

A wordless picture book about three children who go to a park on a rainy day, find some chalk, and draw pictures that come to life.

City Dog, Country Frog

by: Mo Willems

Through the seasons, whenever City Dog visits the country he runs straight for Country Frog's rock to play games with him, but during the winter things change for them both.

The Cow Loves Cookies

by: Karma Wilson

While all the other animals on the farm enjoy eating their regular food, the cow chooses to eat the one thing that she loves best.

Shark vs. Train

by: Chris Barton

A shark and a train compete in a series of contests on a seesaw, in hot air balloons, bowling, shooting baskets, playing hide-and-seek, and more.


by: Emily Gravett

A small frog wants to kiss a princess, a desire that leads to a series of hilarious misadventures.