A Pig, a Fox, and a Box
, written and illustrated by Jonathan Fenske, and published by Penguin Young Readers, an Imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC.
Fox likes to play tricks on Pig using a box, but in three brief episodes the not-so-clever Fox comes out worse in each event. Cartoonish antics are supported by simple rhyming dialogue and clear illustrations which invite readers to enjoy this comedic duo again and again.
, written and illustrated by Kevin Henkes and published by Greenwillow Books, an Imprint of HarperCollins Publisher.
Five animal figurines wait together by the window. In this gentle story, readers and characters meet new friends, observe the unhurried passage of the seasons, and anticipate what may come next. Previous Geisel Honoree Kevin Henkes is the creator of many beloved children’s books.
, written and illustrated by Stephen Savage, A Neal Porter Book published by Roaring Brook Press, a division of Holtzbrinck Publishing Holdings Limited Partnership.
When a blizzard comes to town, an unassuming garbage truck secretly trades his glasses for a powerful snowplow and becomes the heroic "Supertruck.” Savage’s text compliments the bold clarity and elegant geometry of his digital art. Stephen Savage has written and illustrated nine children’s books and lives in Brooklyn, New York.
The members of the 2016 Theodor Seuss Geisel Award Committee are: Chair Amanda Foulk, Sacramento (Calif.) Public Library; Elizabeth Basile, Chicago; Amy Seto Forrester, Denver Public Library; Jenna Friebel, Deerfield (Ill.) Public Library; A. Charlene McKenzie, Saint Paul (Minn.) Public Library; Katya Schapiro, Brooklyn (N.Y.) Public Library; and Misti Tidman, Licking County Library, Newark, Ohio.