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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2021 Winner(s)

"See the Cat: Three Stories About a Dog," written by David LaRochelle, illustrated by Mike Wohnoutka. Published by Candlewick Press.

2021 Honor(s)

"The Bear in My Family," written and illustrated by Maya Tatsukawa. Published by Dial Books for Young Readers.

"Ty's Travels: Zip, Zoom!" written by Kelly Starling Lyons, illustrated by Nina Mata. Published by HarperCollins Children's Books.

"What About Worms!?" written and illustrated by Ryan T. Higgins, published by Hyperion Books for Children, an imprint of Disney Publishing Worldwide.

"Where's Baby?" written and illustrated by Anne Hunter. Published by Tundra Books.