Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Display - 2013 Geisel Awards

Come by the Children's Library to check out this very special display! 
Carla Morris, our Children's Services Manager, was the head of the 2013 Theodore Seuss Geisel Award Committee. The Geisel Award is given annually to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished American book for beginning readers published in English in the United States during the preceding year. 
This display features autographs, drawings, and memorabilia from this year's awards ceremony. Don't miss it!

By Mo Willems
Elephant Gerald and Piggie want to go for a drive, but as Gerald thinks of one thing after another that they will have to take along, they come to realize that they lack the most important thing of all.
By Ethan Long
 Through illustrations and simple text, birds demonstrate the meanings of the words up, tall, and high.
By Cece Bell
Rabbit is excited about the sleepover he has carefully planned for his friend Robot, but Robot has some different ideas about how things should go.
By Eric Litwin and James Dean
Pete the cat loves the buttons on his shirt so much that he makes up a song about them, and even as the buttons pop off, one by one, he still finds a reason to sing.

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