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Awards

Award Winners

I feel honored that my books have been recognized in the following ways:

 

Crybaby

Starred review — Kirkus Reviews

Wild About Us!

Wild About Us!

Starred review — Booklist

Starred review — Shelf Awareness for Readers

Truck

Where’s My T-R-U-C-K?

2012 Selected for inclusion in Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

2011 “Best of the Best” Reading List for Kids — Chicago Public Library

Starred review — Publishers Weekly

Sheep

No Sleep For The Sheep!

2012 “Best Children’s Books of the Year” — Bank Street College

2012 Texas 2×2 Reading List

2012 Elementary California Collection

Starred review — School Library Journal

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Shoe-la-la!

2012 “Best Children’s Books of the Year” — Bank Street College

2011 Parents’ Choice Award

Doggone Dogs!

Doggone Dogs!

2010 Elementary California Collection

2010 New York State Reading Association Charlotte Award Suggested Reading List

Who Ate All The Cookie Dough?

2009 International Reading Association/Children’s Book Council Children’s Choice List

2009 Please Touch Museum Book Award

Move Over Rover!

Move Over, Rover!

2009 Arkansas Diamond Primary Book Award

2007 Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Award

2007 American Library Association Notable Book Award

2007 Oppenheim Toy Portfolio (Platinum) Best Book Award

2007 Missouri Library Association Picture Book Award

Starred review — Kirkus Reviews

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I Ain’t Gonna Paint No More!

New York Times Best Sellers List

2010 Georgia Children’s Picture Book Award

2009 Tennessee State Picture Book Award

2008 Arizona Library Association Picture Book Award

2008 South Dakota Library Association Picture Book Award

2007 Elementary California Collection

2007 Kentucky State Book Award

2006 American Library Association Notable Book Award

2006 New Hampshire Center for the Book — Picture Book Award

2006 Alabama Children’s Choice Award (K-1 category) — Alabama Dept. of Education

2005 (Spring/Summer) Top 10 Children’s Books — Book Sense

2005 Top 10 Children’s Books — Miami Herald

2005 Top 5 Children’s Books — Nick Jr. Family Magazine
(voted Funniest Book of 2005, and Most Likely to Get Kids in Trouble — oops!)

2005 Michigan Library Association Picture Book Award

2005 Missouri Library Association Picture Book Award

2005 Wilde Award for Best Rhythm and Rhyme

2005 Bright Horizons “Book of Excellence”

2005 New York Public Library recommended title

Starred review — School Library Journal

Myself

I Like Myself!

2005 Wanda Gag Read Aloud Book Award

2004 “Best Children’s Books” Award — National Parenting Publications

2004 “Best Children’s Books” Award — Disney

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Baby Danced the Polka

2005 Children’s Literature Choice List for Children 3 and under

2005 Texas 2×2 State Reading List

2004 American Library Association Notable Book Award

2004 “Best Children’s Books” Award — Child Magazine

2004 Charlotte Zolotow “Highly Commended” Book Award

2004 “Best Books for Babies” — Teachers and Caregivers

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Louella Mae, She’s Run Away!

1997 Spring “Pick of the Lists” — American Booksellers’ Association

Starred review — The Horn Book