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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2014 Winner(s)

The Watermelon Seed

written and illustrated by Greg Pizzoli and published by Disney Hyperion Books, an imprint of Disney Book Group


2014 Honor(s)

A Big Guy Took My Ball! 

written and illustrated by Mo Willems and published by Hyperion Books for Children, an imprint of Disney Book Group


Ball

written and illustrated by Mary Sullivan and published by Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company


Penny and Her Marble

written and illustrated by Kevin Henkes and published by Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers