Picture Books – Holiday Gift Ideas

Need Gift Ideas? Check out these Colorado Children’s Book Award Nominees!


Battle Bunny by Jon Scieszka – Birthday battles in the forest!

Bluebird by Bob Staake – A Picture only book about the inspiring friendship between a bluebird and a young boy.

The Dark by Lemony Snicket – Laszlo is afraid of the dark until one night the dark pays him a visit.

The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt – Duncan he finds a stack of letters, one from each of his crayons, complaining about how he uses them.

The Dragon & the Knight: A Pop-up Misadventure by Robert Sabuda- Pop-up fun featuring fairy tales characters.

If I Were a Book by José Jorge Letria, illustrated by his son, André Letria – A picture book for all ages, Letria’s thoughts about books are illustrated with simple, fanciful images.

Journey by Aaron Becker – A young girl draws a door on her bedroom wall and enters another world of adventure.

Lucky Ducklings by Eva Moore – An engaging and charming true rescue story.

Mr. Tiger Goes Wild by Peter Brown – Bored with city life, Mr. Tiger has a wild idea that leads him to discover his true nature.

Sam and Dave Dig a Hole by Mac Barnett – Two boys find both more and less than they imagined as they tunnel underground.

That is NOT a Good Idea by Mo Willems – A surprising lesson about the importance of listening to one’s inner gosling.

Unicorn Thinks He’s Pretty Great by Bob Shea – Envy turns to friendship for Goat and Unicorn.

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