Cherry Picks 2009: Meet The Nominees

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Meet our Cherry Picks nominees for Best Picture Book and don't forget to vote for your favorite!

A Visitor for Bear by Bonny Becker
Poor Bear, he really doesn't like visitors. He even made a sign to keep them away. But one day a little mouse taps on his door and demands to come in. Bear tells him to go away but he just can't seem to get rid of the little guy. Mouse knows that maybe a friend is just what Bear needs. This book is fun to read aloud together and is sure to make you laugh.

The Cow That Laid an Egg by Andy Cutbill
Marjorie the cow is sad because she doesn't have a special talent. The other cows can ride bicycles and do handstands. Then one morning Marjorie does something amazing: she lays an egg! But is the egg really hers? And what do the sympathetic chickens have to to with it all? With humor and warmth this book addresses the meaning of family.

Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes by Mem Fox
If you're looking for a sweet and gentle book, this is the one for you. Mem Fox's simple rhyming text matches perfectly with Helen Oxenbury's expressive roly-poly babies to create a book that really is a joy to read.

I'm Bad! by Kate McMullan
The Creators of I Stink and I'm Dirty are back with a story about T-Rex with plenty of attitude. But it's going to take more than attitude to catch a good meal. Will this bad boy stay hungry? You'll have to read it to find out!

The Pigeon wants a Puppy! by Mo Willems
Pigeon is back and guess what he wants...a puppy! He really, really, REALLY wants one. Old fans will love the newest addition to the series and readers meeting Pigeon for the first time will make a new friend.

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