2012 (THEODOR SEUSS) GEISEL AWARD AND HONOR BOOKS . . .
The Geisel Award honors the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished contribution to the body of American children's literature known as beginning reader books published in the United States during the preceding year.
Winner: Tales for Very Picky Eaters, written and illustrated by Josh Schneider, published by Clarion Books, an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.
Honor: I Broke My Trunk, written and illustrated by Mo Willems, published by Hyperion Books for Children, an imprint of Disney Book Group
Honor: I Want My Hat Back, written and illustrated by Jon Klassen, published by Candlewick Press
Honor: See Me Run, written and illustrated by Paul Meisel, published by Holiday House