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2001 Award
Little White Duck
(by Walt Whippo & Bernard Zaritzky/illus. by Joan P, Little Brown $13.95 Score:) Paley's vivacious collages add fresh notes to an old favorite that you probably sang with Burl Ives! The repetition makes this an easy one for kids to chime in on. 2 and-a-half & up.

Age: Toddlers,Preschool. Award Year: 2001.

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2001 Award
Give the Dog a Bone
(illus. by Steven Kellogg, SeaStar $15.95 Score:) Sing, count, and enjoy the ever-growing crowd of canines and a visual subplot that gives this old folksong a new spin. Kids will love looking at all the small details in the lively illustrations. 4 & up.

Age: Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 2001.

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2001 Awards
Where Do Balloons Go?
(by Jamie Lee Curtis/illus. by Laura Cornell, HarperCollins $15.95 Score:) Did you ever wonder where all those "oops, I lost it" balloons go? Curtis and Cornell take us on an airy adventure of possibilities. Don't miss their PLATINUM AWARD winning, When I Was Little. 4 & up.

Age: Preschool. Award Year: 2001.

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2001 Award
Mr. Bear to the Rescue
(by Debi Gliori, Orchard $15.95 Score:) The good neighbor policy is in full swing in this adventure story. On a stormy night, Mr. Bear comes to the rescue of all his forest friends. A suspenseful tale without being frightening, with a warm and cozy ending. 3 & up.

Age: Preschool. Award Year: 2001.

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2001 Award
Milo and the Mysterious Island
(by Marcus Pfister, North-South $18.95 Score:) Milo longs to see more of the world. As in Pfister's Rainbow Fish, the pages glitter. Milo and his friends set sail with a pile of their glowing golden stones for light. Here the book splits in two and readers can read a happy ending where sharing and trust win the day or a sad one where everyone loses. 4–8.

Age: Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 2001.

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Joseph Had a Little Overcoat
(by Simms Taback, Viking $15.99 Score:) When Joseph's coat gets worn out he turns it into a jacket, and when that gets worn, he turns it into a vest. Again and again, Joseph transforms what's left of his coat into a new piece of clothing until he has nothing—but the makings of a book that is a visual delight! 3–7.

Age: Preschool. Award Year: .

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2001 Award
I Like the Way You Are
(by Eve Bunting/illus. by John O'Brien, Clarion $15 Score:) Being a friend is not always easy, as Turtle discovers in five small stories about sharing, caring and enjoying the company of a friend. 4–7.

Age: Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 2001.

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2001 Award
Dr. Pompo's Nose
(by Saxton Freymann & Joost Elffers, Scholastic $15.95 Score:) Dr. Pompo and the other pumpkins in the garden each think they know what the strange object in the garden must be. Kids are going to know at once and enjoy feeling so smart! 4 & up.

Age: Preschool. Award Year: 2001.

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2001 Award
Daddy Is a Doodlebug
(by Bruce Degen, HarperCollins $15.95 Score:) Oodles of delicious wordplay run through this zippy "rompadoodle" as a boy and his dad do what all good Doodlebug dads and their Doodlebug boys do. Like Degen's Jamberry, this is sure to be read and reread! 3 & up.

Age: Preschool. Award Year: 2001.

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2001 Award
My Colors Mis Colores
(by Rebecca Emberly, Little Brown $5.95 Score:) One of four bilingual concept books. Emery uses simple and easy to identify objects, one to a page to talk about. Designed with handsome cut-paper art, this and My Shapes, My Numbers, and My Opposites are all good choices! 2 & up.

Age: Toddlers,Preschool. Award Year: 2001.

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