The Nominations
Fiction Picture Books

This is it, everyone!  The long list for the eighth category–Fiction Picture Books–is finally complete.

What took so long, you may ask?  Well, there are 111 titles nominated for a Cybil in the Fiction Picture Books Category. 

I’ll no longer waste your time with an introduction here.  On to the list…

Kelly Herold, Fiction Picture Book coordinator and Cybils co-creator

Across the Alley
Written by Richard Michelson; illustrated by E.B. Lewis

Adele & Simon
Written and illustrated by Barbara McClintock
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Adventures of the Dish and the Spoon, The
Written and illustrated by Mini Grey
Knopf Books for Young Readers

Adventures of Margaret Mouse: School Days, The
Written by Cherokee Wyatt; illustrated by Angela M. Redmon

Adventures of Odysseus, The
Written by Hugh Lupton and Daniel Morden; illustrated by Christina Balit
Barefoot Books

AlphaOops: The Day Z Went First
Written by Alethea Kontis; illustrated by Bob Kolar

Ancient Thunder
Written and illustrated by Leo Yerxa
Groundwood Books

Are You Quite Polite? Silly Dilly Manners Songs
Written by Alan Katz; illustrated by David Catrow
Margaret K. McElderry

Melanie Watt
Kids Can Press

Bats at the Beach
Written and illustrated by Brian Lies
Houghton Mifflin

Written and illustrated by Elisha Cooper
Orchard Books

Black? White! Day? Night!-A Book of Opposites
Written and illustrated Laura Vaccaro Seeger
Roaring Brook Press

Boo’s Dinosaur
Written by Betsy Byars; illustrated by Erik Brooks
Henry Holt and Co.

Bringing Asha Home
Written by Uma Krishnaswami; illustrated by Jamel Akib
Lee & Low Books

The Buffalo Soldier
Written by Sherry Garland; illustrated by Ronald Himler
Pelican Publishing Company

Caleb’s Birthday Wish
Written by David Villanueva; illustrated by Edmundo Sanchez
A Better Be Write Publisher

Carrot Soup
Written and illustrated by John Segal
Margaret K. McElderry

Ceci Ann’s Day of Why
Written by Christopher Phillips; illustrated by Shino Arihara
Tricycle Press

Cheep! Cheep!
Written by Julie Stiegemeyer; illustrated by Carol Baicker-McKee
Bloomsbury USA Children’s Books

Christmas at the Candle Factory
Written by Barbara L. Johns; illustrated by Carolyn R. Stich
Steeple Ridge Publications

Christmas in the Trenches
Written by John McCutcheon; illustrated by Henri Sorensen
Peachtree Publishers

Written and illustrated by Peter Brown
Little, Brown Young Readers

Closet Ghosts, The
Written by Uma Krishnaswami; illustrated by Shiraaz Bhabha
Children’s Book Press

A Coach’s Letter to his Son
Written by by Mel Allen; illustrated by John Thompson
Creative Editions

Destructo Boy and Spillerella…We Are Who We Are!
Written and illustrated by Howard Shapiro
Trafford Publishing

Duck and Goose
Written and illustrated by Tad Hills
Schwartz & Wade

Edwina, the Dinosaur Who Didn’t Know She Was Extinct
Written and illustrated by Mo Willems

Emily’s Balloon
Written and illustrated by Komako Sakai
Chronicle Books

Estelle Takes a Bath
Written by Jill Esbaum; illustrated by Mary Newell DePalma
Henry Holt and Co.

Fish Kisses and Gorilla Hugs
Written and illustrated by Marianne Richmond
Marianne Richmond Studios

Fletcher and the Falling Leaves
Written by Julia Rawlinson; illustrated by Tiphanie Beeke

Written and illustrated by by David Wiesner
Clarion Books

The Flower Ball
Written by Sigrid Laube; illustrated by Silke Leffler
Pumpkin House, Ltd.

Fly, Little Bird
Written and illustrated by Tina Burke
Kane/Miller Book Publishers

For You are a Kenyan Child
Written by Kelly Cunnane; illustrated by Ana Juan
Atheneum/Anne Schwartz Books

The Giraffe Who Was Afraid of Heights
Written by David A. Uffer; illustrated by Kirsten Carlson
Sylvan Dell

Glitter Girl and the Crazy Cheese
Written by Frank Hollon, Mary Grace, Dusty Baker; illustrated by Elizabeth O. Dulemba
MacAdam/Cage Publishing

Granny Gert and the Bunion Brothers
Written by Dotti Enderle; illustrated by Joe Kulka
Pelican Publishing Company

Gwango’s Lonesome Trail
Written and illustrated by Justin Parpan
Red Cygnet Press, Inc.

Half of an Elephant
Written by Gusti
Kane/Miller Book Publishers

Hippo! No, Rhino
Written and illustrated by Jeff Newman
Little, Brown Young Readers

Hop! Plop!
Written by Corey Rosen Schwartz and Tali Klein; illustrated by Olivier Dunrea
Walker Books for Young Readers

How the Moon Regained her Shape
Written by Janet Ruth Heller; illustrated by Ben Hodson
Sylvan Dell

If You Were a Parrot
Written by Katherine Rawson; illustrated by Sherry Rogers
Sylvan Dell

I’m Not a Baby
Written and illustrated by Jill Mcelmurry
Schwartz & Wade

I’m Not Cute!
Written and illustrated by Jonathan Allen

Jack and the Beanstalk
Written by E. Nesbit; illustrated by Matt Tavares

John, Paul, George, and Ben
Written and illustrated by Lane Smith

Lakas and the Makibaka Hotel
Written by Anthony D. Robles; illustrated by Carl Angel; translated by Eloisa D. de Jesus
Children’s Book Press

Learning to Fly
Written and illustrated by Sebastian Meschenmoser

Library Lion
Written by Michelle Knudsen; illustrated by Kevin Hawkes

Little Bunny Kung Fu
Written and illustrated by Regan Johnson
Blooming Tree Press

Little Dog
Written and illustrated by Lisa Jahn-Clough
Houghton Mifflin/Walter Lorraine Books

Little Sap and Monsieur Rodin
Written by Michelle Lord; illustrated by Felicia Hoshino
Lee & Low Books

Lucy Goose Goes to Texas
Written by Holly Bea; illustrated by Joe Boddy
HJ Kramer/New World Library

Lost and Found
Written and illustrated by Oliver Jeffers

Love, Ruby Valentine
Written by Laurie B. Friedman; illustrated by Lynne Woodcock
Cravath Lerner Publishing Group

Love You When You Whine
Written by Emily Jenkins; illustrated by Sergio Ruzzier
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Mama, I’ll Give You the World
Written by Roni Schotter; illustrated by S. Saelig Gallagher
Schwartz & Wade

Max’s Words
Written by Kate Banks; illustrated by Boris Kulikov
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Mia’s Story
Written and illustrated by Michael Foreman

The Mice of Bistrot de Sept Freres
Written and illustrated by Marie LeTourneau
Tanglewood Press

Mine! Mine! Mine!
Written by Shelly Becker; illustrated by Hideko Takahashi

Mom and Dad are Palindromes: A Dilemma for Words…and Backwards
Written by Mark Shulman; illustrated by Adam McCauley
Chronicle Books

by Maurice Sendak, Arthur Yorinks, and Matthew Reinhart
Michael di Capua Books / Scholastic; Pop-Up edition

Written by Henry Selick; illustrated by Peter Chan and Courtney Booker

The Mountain that Loved a Bird
Written by Alice McLerran; illustrated by Stephen Aitken
Tulika Books

The Munched-up Garden
Written by Nancy Allen; illustrations by K. Michael Crawford
Red Pebble Press

Museum Trip
Written and illustrated by Barbara Lehman
Houghton Mifflin

Ninety-Three in My Family
Written by Erica S. Perl; illustrated by Mike Lester
Abrams Books for Young Readers

Written and illustrated by David Lucas
Knopf Books for Young Readers

Oh No, Not Ghosts!
Written by Richard Michelson; illustrated by Adam McCauley
Harcourt Children’s Books

Once Upon a Banana
Written by Jennifer Armstrong; illustrated by David Small
Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books

On Top of Spaghetti
Written and illustrated by Paul Brett Johnson
Scholastic Press

Written by Elizabeth Kann; illustrated by Victoria Kann

Place Where Sunflowers Grow, A
Written by Amy Lee-Tai; illustrated by Felicia Hoshino
Children’s Book Press

The Plight of the Queen Bee
Written and illustrated by Simone Fairchild
Better Be Write Publisher Llc

Prince’s Bedtime, The
Written by Joanne Oppenheim; illustrated by Caroline Pedler and Miriam Latimer
Barefoot Books

Princess and the Pea, The
Written and illustrated by Lauren Child; photographs by Polly Borland

Written and illustrated by by Chris Van Allsburg
Houghton Mifflin

Red Fox at McCloskey’s Farm
Written by Brian Heinz; illustrated by Chris Sheban
Creative Editions

Red Lemon, The
Written and illustrated by Bob Staake
Golden Books

Rock ‘n’ Roll Dogs
Written by David Davis; illustrated by Chuck Galey
Pelican Publishing Company

Sadie Can Count
Written by Ann Cunningham
Sadie Concept Books

Sail Away, Little Boat
Written by Janet Buell; illustrated by Jui Ishida
Carolrhoda Books

Scaredy Squirrel
Melanie Watt
Kids Can Press

Shadow: The Curious Morgan Horse
Written and illustrated by Ellen F. Feld
Willow Bend

Written by Stacy A. Nyikos; illustrated by Shawn N. Sisneros
Stonehorse Publishing

Shivers in the Fridge, The
Written by Fran Manushkin; illustrated by Paul O. Zelinsky
Dutton Juvenile

Silly Suzy Goose
Written and illustrated by by Petr Horacek

Singing Shijimi Clams
Written and illustrated by Naomi Kojima
Kane/Miller Book Publishers

So Few of Me
Written and illustrated Peter H. Reynolds

Sound of Colors: A Journey of the Imagination
Written and illustrated by Jimmy Liao
Little, Brown Young Readers

Sparks Fly High: The Legend of Dancing Point
Written by Mary Quattlebaum; illustrated by Leonid Gore
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Stanley Goes Fishing
Written and illustrated by Craig Frazier
Chronicle Books

Stoo Hample’s Book of Bad Manners
Written and illustrated by Stoo Hample

Talking Vegetables, The
Written by Won-Ldy Paye and Margaret H. Lippert; illustrated by Julie Paschkis
Henry Holt and Co.

Terrible Hodag and the Animal Catchers, The
Written by Caroline Arnold; illustrated by John Sandford
Boyds Mills Press

Three Witches, The
Written by Zora Neale Hurston; illustrated Faith Ringgold

Tudley Didn’t Know
Written and illustrated by John Himmelman
Sylvan Dell

Uno’s Garden
Written and illustrated by Graeme Base
Abrams Books for Young Readers

Waiting for Gregory
Written by Kimberly Willis Holt; illustrated by Gabi Swiatkowska
Henry Holt and Co.

Walk On: A Guide for Babies of All Ages
Written and illustrated by Marla Frazee
Harcourt Children’s Books

When Giants Come to Play
Written by Andrea Beaty; illustrated by Kevin Hawkes
Abrams Books for Young Readers

When You Were Small
Written by Sara O’Leary; illustrated by Julie Morstad
Simply Read Books

Winter is the Warmest Season
Written and illustrated by Lauren Stringer
Harcourt Children’s Books

Written and illustrated by Emily Gravett
Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing

Wrestler Oddie
Written by Grant Slatter; illustrated by Alex Hallet

Year of the Dog: Tales from the Chinese Zodiac
Written by Oliver Chin; illustrated by Jerimiah Alcorn

Yesta’s Sweater
Written by Sylvia Olsen; illustrated by Joan Larson

Written by Rolandas Kiaulevicius; illustrated by Bruce Glassman
Red Cygnet Press