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2003 Award
My Big Brother
(by Valorie Fisher, Atheneum $14.95 Score:) With a series of photos and telling one-liners, we get a child's eye view of an ideal big brother. No grabbing, teasing, or rough-housing here. Both big and little sibs will enjoy this one.

Age: Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 2003.

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2003 Award
Make the Team, Baby Duck!
(by Amy Hest/illus. by Jill Barton, Candlewick $16.99 Score:) Once again Grandpa Duck comes to the rescue, saving Baby Duck from her parents and embarrassment. Baby Duck wants to join the swim team but hasn't the faith needed to take the plunge. Grandpa seems to know just the right things to do and say! .

Age: Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 2003.

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2003 Award
Little Buggy
(by Kevin O'Malley, Harcourt $16 Score:) Little Buggy wants to fly. But he discovers with a lot of encouragement from his dad that if at first you don't succeed you need to try, try, again. Dad is full of friendly advice, but in the end, it's Buggy who must find the way! Lush art, few words, but lots of humor mixed in with a big idea to think about! 3–7.

Age: Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 2003.

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2003 Award
The First Thing My Mama Told Me
(by Susan M. Swanson/illus. by Christine Dacenier, Harcourt $ Score:) What's the first thing Mama tells Lucy? Why, it's her name, of course. In this lyrical book we see Lucy growing up from toddler to preschooler to big school girl, celebrating her name and the many ways she has scribbled it, eaten it as pancakes, and tracked it in the snow. She's still finding joy in the magic of her own name. 4–8.

Age: Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 2003.

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2003 Award
Alvie Eats Soup
(by Ross Collins, Scholastic $15.95 Score:) Alvie, to the chagrin of his parents, only eats soup! To make things worse his baby sister eats everything. Getting ready for a visit from his Granny, a famous chef, his parents go to great lengths to hide Alvie's limited diet, only to be surprised by Granny's own dietary preference! 4 & up.

Age: Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 2003.

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2003 Award
Snow Bears
(by Martin Waddell/ illus. by Sarah Fox-Davies, Candlewick $14.99 Score:) Three little bears go out to play in the snow. When Mama comes out, a game of pretend begins as her little ones pretend to be "snow bears," not her baby bears. A charming wink to pretend play. 3–5.

Age: Preschool. Award Year: 2003.

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2003 Award
A Perfect Day for It
(by Jan Fearnley, Harcourt $16 Score:) Bear starts up the hill on a sunny day when the ground is covered with crunchy snow. "It's perfect!" he declares and a parade of creatures follow his lead assuming he is taking them to the perfect treat each would wish to find. And what is up there? You'll see as the last page opens into a long, long foldout. 3–7.

Age: Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 2003.

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2003 Award
Piggy's Pancake Parlor
(by David McPhail, Dutton $15.99 Score:) Pancakes and pigs—a perfect combination! Rescued by Farmer Todd and his wife, Piggy becomes expert at making pancakes, keeping promises, and turning a hungry fox into a friend and business partner. A chapter book with quiet humor and charm and a cast of lovable characters. 4–8.

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2003 Award
Fox and Fluff
(by Shutta Crum/illus. by John Bendall-Brunello, Albert Whitman $15.95 Score:) When Fluff hatches who is the first one the little chick sees? None other than Fox, whom he calls Papa and follows faithfully. Though Fox does his best to get rid of the chick, his hard heart melts! It's enough to turn the poor fellow into a vegetarian! A happy romp! 4–8.

Age: Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 2003.

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2003 Award
Epossumondas
(by Coleen Salley/illus. by Janet Stevens, Harcourt $16 Score:) A retelling of a classic noddlehead tale. Who says you can learn from your mistakes? Not Epossumondas! Preschoolers love being ever so much smarter by knowing what the "hero" of a story does not know. Stevens' oversized ladies and her cast of critters have just the over-the-top humor to match Salley's ear for making any reader into a gifted storyteller. 4–8

Age: Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 2003.

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