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Age: Preschoolers

 


2006 Award
Tall
(by Jez Alborough, 3M $15.99 Score:) From the author of Hug, another very simple concept book that is told largely through illustrations and next to no words. This time a little chimp discovers that tall and small are really only a matter of perspective as the tall animals of the jungle keep giving Chimp a new way of seeing himself and others. 21⁄2 & up.

Age: Toddlers,Preschool. Award Year: 2006.

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2006 Award
Time to Say Please!
(by Mo Willems, Hyperion $15.99 Score:) Good manners are more fun when they are stirred up with a touch of humor—one of Willems’s specialties! He didn’t forget the thank-you part of the equation, either!

Age: Preschool. Award Year: 2006.

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2006 Award
What Does Bunny See?
(by Linda Sue Park/illus. by Maggie Smith, Clarion $15 Score:) Bunny hops through the garden discovering a world of colors. Smith’s flowers are lush and reinforce color concepts within the context of a small story. 3–6.

Age: Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 2006.

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2006 Award
Eye Guess
(by Phyllis L. Tildes, Charlesbridge $9.95 Score:) Eight different animals are introduced with close-up images of their eyes and a riddle. Open the flap to discover the whole animal in its habitat. 4 & up.

Age: Preschool. Award Year: 2006.

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2006 Award
Hamsters to the Rescue
(by Ellen Stoll Walsh, 3M $16 Score:) Once again Walsh introduces young children to some science concepts through a small story. Two Hamsters find a feather and try to return it to Seagull. Along the way they meet a hermit crab who is trying to avoid Seagull and some cranky crabs. From the creator of Mouse Paint. 3 & up.

Age: Preschool. Award Year: 2006.

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2006 Award
One Smart Goose
(by Caroline J. Church, 3M $16.95 Score:) One little goose manages to outfox the big bad fox that chases all the other geese. Knowing how to disappear is the Smart Goose’s secret that leads to a merry chase. Undergoose wins! A happy solution in a world where the small are not usually mighty. An introduction to the concept of camouflage in nature. 3–6.

Age: Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 2006.

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Watch Me Grow Farm Animals
(by Lisa Magloff et al., , DK $7.99 Score:) Clear photos and simple text introduce young readers to animals on the farm. Also in the series, Puppy, from closed-eye puppy to wide-eyed pooch.

Age: Preschool. Award Year: 2006.

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2006 Award
We've All Got Bellybuttons!
(by David Martin/illus by Randy Cecil, Candlewick $15.99 Score:) Toddlers and young preschoolers will enjoy the repetitive questions and active replies built into this jolly romp of a book. A playful book that introduces a big concept, namely that we all have a lot in common—hands for clapping, feet for kicking, and belly buttons for tickling. 2–5.

Age: Toddlers,Preschool. Award Year: 2006.

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2006 Award
Winter's Tale
(by Robert Sabuda, Simon & Schuster $26.95 Score:) Save this to share together—little hands are apt to destroy it—as they will be thrilled with the stunning pop-ups that glitter with scenes of winter and white owls, bunnies, bears, deer, and a fabulous moose! Enjoy this with and without the words; with large and small pop-ups on every fold, it’s a double “oooh!” through and through! All ages.

Age: Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 2006.

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2006 Award
Diary of a Spider
(by Doreen Cronin/illus. by Harry Bliss, HarperFestival $15.99 Score:) Like her amusing Diary of a Worm, this new diary gives us an inside view of the eight-legged world of a young spider who has an unlikely friend, Fly. Not quite as funny as the original, but likely to amuse young readers. 4 & up.

Age: Preschool. Award Year: 2006.

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