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Theodor Seuss Geisel Award

The Theodor Seuss Geisel Award began in 2006 to honor the outstanding book for beginning readers.

Kate DiCamillo and Alison McGhee. Bink and Gollie
Two roller-skating best friends--one tiny, one tall--share three comical adventures involving outrageously bright socks, an impromptu trek to the Andes, and a most unlikely marvelous companion.
Geoffrey Hayes. Benny and Penny in the Big No-No!
Two mice meet their new neighbor and discover that she is not as scary as they feared.
Mo Willems.  Are You Ready to PLay Outside?
Friends Elephant and Piggie are playing outside when it starts to rain, and then they must decide what to do.


Mo Willems.  There is a Bird on Your Head

Gerald the elephant discovers that there is something worse than a bird on your head-- two birds on your head! Piggie will try to help her best friend.


Laura McGee Krasnosky.  Zelda and Ivy, the Runaways

In three short stories, two fox sisters run away from home, bury a time capsule, and take advantage of some creative juice.


Cynthia Rylant.  Henry and Mudge and the Great Grandpas

When Henry and his dog Mudge go with Henry's parents to visit Great-Grandpa Bill in the home with lots of other grandpas, they lead them all on a wonderful adventure.