Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards – Picture Book

Christchurch City Libraries lists literary prize winners and links to catalogue searches, but we may not hold copies of all titles mentioned. See more kids literary prize winners.

Since 1967, The Boston Globe and The Horn Book, Inc., have co-sponsored the Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards for excellence in literature for children and young adults. We list award winners since 1990.

See the other Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards winners.

2019

Catalogue record for The patchwork bikeThe Patchwork Bike written by Maxine Beneba Clarke; illustrated by Van Thanh Rudd

2018

They Say Blue written and illustrated by Jillian Tamaki

2017

Freedom Over Me: Eleven Slaves, Their Lives and Dreams Brought to Life written and illustrated by Ashley Bryan

2016

Jazz Day: The Making of a Famous Photograph Roxane Orgill; illustrated by Francis Vallejo

2015

The Farmer and the Clown Marla Frazee

2014

Catalogue record for Mr. Tiger goes wildMr. Tiger goes wild written and illustrated by Peter Brown

2013

Building our house written and illustrated by Jonathan Bean

2012

Extra yarn Mac Barnett; illustrated by Jon Klassen

2011

Cover of Pocketful of posiesPocketful of posies: a treasury of nursery rhymes Salley Mavor

2010

I know here Laurel Croza; illustrated by Matt James

2009

Bubble trouble Margaret Mahy; illustrated by Polly Dunbar

2008

At night Jonathan Bean

2007

Dog and BearCover: Dog and Bear written and illustrated by Laura Vaccaro Seeger

2006

Leaf Man Lois Ehlert

2005

Traction Man is here! Mini Grey

2004

The man who walked between the Towers Mordicai Gerstein

2003

Big Momma makes the worldCover: Big Momma Makes The World Phyllis Root; illustrated by Helen Oxenbury

2002

“Let’s get a pup!” said Kate written and illustrated Bob Graham

2001

Cold feet Cynthia DeFelice; illustrated by Robert Andrew Parker

2000

Henry hikes to Fitchburg D. B. Johnson

1999

Red-eyed tree frog Joy Cowley; illustrated by Nic Bishop

1998

And if the moon could talk Kate Banks; illustrated by Georg Hallensleben

1997

The adventures of Sparrowboy Brian Pinkney

1996

In the rain with Baby DuckCover: In The Rain With Baby Duck Amy Hest; illustrated by Jill Barton

1995

John Henry Julius Lester; illustrated by Jerry Pinkney

1994

Grandfather’s journey Allen Say

1993

The fortune-tellers Lloyd Alexander; illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman

1992

Seven blind mice Ed Young

1991

Tale of the Mandarin ducks Katherine Paterson; illustrated by Leo and Dianne Dillon

1990

Lon Po Po: a Red-Riding Hood story from China Ed Young

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