Beehive Book Nominees 2015-2016 | Picture Book Professor

Beehive Book Nominees 2015-2016

Here are the nominees for the Beehive Book Award, the highest children’s literature award for my home state, for 2015-2016. I still have a few to read, but as of now my vote is for “The Tooth Fairy Wars by Kate Coombs.” Which is your favorite?

Battle Bunny

by Jon Scieszka and Mac Barnett, illustrated by Matthew Myers
Alex transforms a sappy book into a story all his own.

Because I Stubbed My Toe

by Shawn Byous
A stubbed toe sets off a chaotic chain reaction.

Buddy and the Bunnies in: Don’t Play With Your Food!

by Bob Shea
Buddy wants to eat bunnies until they become friends.

The Girl and the Bicycle

by Mark Pett
A wordless book about working hard to earn something you want.

How To Babysit a Grandma

by Jean Reagan, illustrated by Lee Wildish
Presents instructions for properly babysitting a grandmother.

I’m a Frog!

by Mo Willems
Piggie and Gerald discover the world of pretend.

I’m My Own Dog

by David Ezra Stein
Dog is fine on his own until he gets an itch he can’t reach.


by Lori Nichols
Maple learns how to accept her baby sister.

The Odd One Out

by Britta Teckentrup
Find the odd one out in each animal search-and-find puzzle.

Picture Day Perfection

by Deborah Diesen, illustrated by Dan Santat
A young boy plans all year to have the most terribly perfect school picture.

This is a Moose

by Richard T. Morris, illustrated by Tom Lichtenheld
Moose dreams big, even when it gets in the way of the movie director’s vision.

The Tooth Fairy Wars

by Kate Coombs, illustrated by Jake Parker
Nathan is determined to stop the tooth fairy from taking his teeth.

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