Theodor Seuss Geisel Award

About the Theodor Seuss Geisel Award
The Theodor Seuss Geisel Award, established in 2004, is given annually (beginning in 2006) to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished contribution to the body of American children’s literature known as beginning reader books published in the United States during the preceding year.

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NameTitleYear
We Are Growing: A Mo Willems’ Elephant & Piggie Like Reading! BookWe Are Growing: A Mo Willems’ Elephant & Piggie Like Reading! Book2017 - Winner
Good Night OwlGood Night Owl2017 - Honor
Oops, Pounce, Quick, Run! An Alphabet CaperOops, Pounce, Quick, Run! An Alphabet Caper2017 - Honor
The Infamous RatsosThe Infamous Ratsos2017 - Honor
Go Otto Go!Go Otto Go!2017 - Honor
Don’t Throw It to Mo!Don’t Throw It to Mo!2016 - Winner
A Pig, a Fox, and a BoxA Pig, a Fox, and a Box2016 - Honor
Supertruck2016 - Honor
WaitingWaiting2016 - Honor
You Are (Not) SmallYou Are (Not) Small2015 - Winner
Mr. Putter and Tabby Turn the PageMr. Putter and Tabby Turn the Page2015 - Honor
Waiting Is Not Easy!Waiting Is Not Easy!2015 - Honor
The Watermelon SeedThe Watermelon Seed2014 - Winner
A Big Guy Took My Ball!A Big Guy Took My Ball! 2014 - Honor
BallBall2014 - Honor
Penny and Her MarblePenny and Her Marble2014 - Honor
Up, Tall and High!Up, Tall and High2013 - Winner
Let’s Go for a Drive!Let’s Go for a Drive2013 - Honor
Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy ButtonsPete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons2013 - Honor
Rabbit & Robot: The SleepoverRabbit & Robot: The Sleepover2013 - Honor
Schneider, JoshTales for Very Picky Eaters2012 - Winner
Klassen, JonI Want My Hat Back2012 - Honor
Willems, MoI Broke My Trunk2012 - Honor
Meisel, PaulSee Me Run2012 - Honor
DiCamillo, KateBink and Gollie2011 - Winner
McGhee, AlisonBink and Gollie2011 - Winner
Fucile, TonyBink and Gollie2011 - Winner
Lin, GraceLing & Ting: Not Exactly the Same!2011 - Honor
Willems, MoWe Are in a Book!2011 - Honor
McMullan, KatePearl and Wagner: One Funny Day2010 - Honor
Yee, Wong HerbertMouse and Mole: Fine Feathered Friends2010 - Honor
Alley, R.W.Pearl and Wagner: One Funny Day2010 - Honor
Smith, JeffLittle Mouse Gets Ready2010 - Honor
Arnold, TeddI Spy Fly Guy!2010 - Honor
Hayes, GeoffreyBenny and Penny in the Big No-No!2010 - Winner
Wolfsnail: A Backyard Predator 2009 - Honor
Willems, MoAre You Ready to Play Outside?2009 - Winner
Davis, EleanorStinky2009 - Honor
Campbell, Richard P.Wolfsnail: A Backyard Predator 2009 - Honor
Grant, Judyann AckermanChicken Said, 'Cluck!'2009 - Honor
Seeger, Laura VaccaroOne Boy2009 - Honor
Truesdell, SueChicken Said, 'Cluck!'2009 - Honor
Wheeler, LisaJazz Baby2008 - Honor
Sayre, April PulleyVulture View2008 - Honor
Christie, R. GregoryJazz Baby2008 - Honor
Lunde, DarrinHello, Bumblebee Bat2008 - Honor
Jenkins, SteveVulture View2008 - Honor
Willems, MoThere Is a Bird on Your Head2008 - Winner
Seeger, Laura VaccaroFirst the Egg2008 - Honor
Wynne, Patricia J.Hello, Bumblebee Bat2008 - Honor
DiCamillo, KateMercy Watson Goes for a Ride2007 - Honor
Kvasnosky, Laura McGeeZelda and Ivy: The Runaways2007 - Winner
Beaumont, KarenMove Over, Rover!2007 - Honor
Portis, AntoinetteNot a Box2007 - Honor
Van Dusen, ChrisMercy Watson Goes for a Ride2007 - Honor
Dyer, JaneMove Over, Rover!2007 - Honor
Silverman, EricaCowgirl Kate and Cocoa2006 - Honor
Schweninger, AnnAmanda Pig and the Really Hot Day2006 - Honor
Van Leeuwen, JeanAmanda Pig and the Really Hot Day2006 - Honor
Lewin, BetsyCowgirl Kate and Cocoa2006 - Honor
Rylant, CynthiaHenry and Mudge and the Great Grandpas2006 - Winner
Stevenson, SuçieHenry and Mudge and the Great Grandpas2006 - Winner
Arnold, TeddHi! Fly Guy2006 - Honor
Bloom, SuzanneA Splendid Friend, Indeed2006 - Honor