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2001 Awards
Wemberly Worried
((by Kevin Henkes), Greenwillow $15.95 Score:) Wemberly is a worrier-she has always been a worrier. Small wonder that when she is about to start school she worries extra hard. But, fear not, by the end of the day Wemberly is telling her teacher not to worry!

Age: Preschool. Award Year: 2001.

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2001 Awards
One Lonely Sea Horse
((by Saxton Freymann & Joost Elffers), Scholastic $15.95 Score:) They're back! Who else could take a bunch of bananas and turn them into octopuses that offer hugs to a seahorse made of beets? A deliciously imaginative counting book from the artists who did How Are You Peeling?

Age: Preschool. Award Year: 2001.

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2001 Awards
How Do Dinosaurs Say Good Night?
(by Jane Yolen/illus. by Mark Teague, Scholastic $15.95 Score:)

What happens when a little dinosaur doesn't want to go to bed? Like most kids, little dinos need drinks, one more story, and a hug and kiss! Teague's humorous oversized illustrations tickle the funny bone. For kids who understand the difference between real and make believe. 4 & up.

Age: Preschool. Award Year: 2001. Click here to purchase the product on Amazon.com.

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2001 Awards
What Grandmas Do Best/What Grandpas Do Best
((by Laura Numeroff/illus. by Lynn Munsinger, Simon, Simon & Schuster $14 Score:) Start with Grandmas or Grandpas, but when you flip the book only the pictures change gender. Another reassuring love note that says either grandparent can care for you and give lots of love! A delightful sequel! 3 & up.

Age: Preschool. Award Year: 2001.

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2001 Awards
Olivia
((by Ian Falconer), Atheneum $16.96 Score:) Olivia is a wonderfully opinionated, spunky pig with a well-defined sense of self! Kids and parents will see the humor of her routines whether she's going to a museum or the beach. 4 & up.

Age: Preschool. Award Year: 2001.

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2001 Awards
Max Cleans Up
((by Rosemary Wells) , Viking $15.99 Score:) Know-it-all Ruby tries hard to get Max to clean up his room. As usual with Max, things don't always turn out squeaky clean. Preschoolers will appreciate the humor of these siblings. 3 & up.

Age: Preschool. Award Year: 2001.

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2001 Awards
I Will Never Not Ever Eat a Tomato
((by Lauren Child), Candlewick $15.99 Score:) If you know a finicky eater like Lola you might want to take a lesson from her big sister, Charlie! Lola has a mile long list of foods she will never eat. But fear not! Charlie dubs carrots "orange twiglets" and mashed potatoes as "cloud fluff". Now what would you rename a tomato? A deliciously wry treat! Helps kids understand that they are not the only ones in the world who doesn't like certain foods. 4-8

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

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2001 Awards
Happy Birthday, Davy!
(by Brigitte Weninger/illus. by Eve Tharlet, North-South $15.95 Score:) Like so many small rabbits, Davy wishes for more attention. On his birthday, all his many wishes come true thanks to his grandparents who give him the best gift of all-their time and attention. 4 & up.

Age: Preschool. Award Year: 2001.

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2001 Awards
Over In the Meadow
(by Jane Cabrera, Holiday House $15.95 Score:) Cabrera's exuberant paintings breathe new life into this classic counting song. Her palette and playful brush strokes have the look of children's artwork. For another sparkling version that switches habitat and animals, see Over in the Grasslands by Anna Wilson/illus. by Alison Bartlett, Little,Brown).

Age: Preschool. Award Year: 2001.

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2001 Awards
A Pig Is Moving In!
(by Claudi Fries, Orchard $15.95 Score:) Preconceived notions of what kind of neighbor a pig would make are all shattered when this friendly, accident-prone but tidy pig moves in. Talks to keeping an open mind.

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

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