105 Ways to Give a Book

Yeah, Duh. (Caldecott Medal)

FlotsamReally no surprise here, given how much buzz there has been about this book. It’s on every “Best of 2006” list I’ve seen, and for good reason. The illustrations and the concept are amazing. The winner is:

Flotsam, by David Wiesner

Honor Books are:
I never made any predictions about the Caldecott, because I am judging picture books for the Cybil awards and didn’t want to put anything out there about my favorites. Flotsam is not my personal favorite, but it is an incredible book and well-deserving of its win.

1 comment:

Jennifer Schultz said...

There are so many alphabet books that it takes something really special for me to get excited about another alphabet book. Gone Wild is pretty special, and I am thrilled.