Saturday, August 28, 2010

Wish List

Write it down. Written goals have a way of transforming wishes into wants; cant's into cans; dreams into plans; and plans into reality. Don't just think it - ink it!~Author Unknown.

I completely agree, so here’s the next installment of my picture book wish list. I’m saving it here on my blog because notes have a way of disappearing:
  1. The Boy Who Cried Wolf by B.G. Hennessy
    Illustrations by Boris Kulikov

  2. The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper
    Illustrations by George Hauman and Doris Hauman

  3. The Real Story of Stone Soup by Ying Chang Compestine

    (You can read a post about these three books here.)

  4. Abiyoyo by Pete Seeger
    Illustrations by Michael Hays

    (Ordering this one now. Grandbaby loves music!)





  5. The Three Pigs by David Wiesner

  6. Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg

  7. The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg

  8. Grumpy Bird by Jeremy Tankard


  9. Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown
    Illustrations by Clement Hurd

  10. The True Story of the Three Little Pigs by Jon Scieszka
    Illustrations by Lane Smith

  11. Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst
    Illustrations by Ray Cruz

  12. Chicka Chicka Boom Boom
    Written by Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault
    Illustrations by Lois Ehlert

  13. The Lion & the Mouse by Jerry Pinkney

  14. Horton Hears a Who! by Dr. Seuss

    (Here's a cute board book version.)

  15. Miss Nelson Is Missing! by Harry G. Allard
    Illustrations by James Marshall

  16. The House in the Night by Susan Marie Swanson
    Illustrations by Beth Krommes


  17. Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears: A West African Tale by Verna Aardema
    Illustrations by Diane Dillon

  18. Bread and Jam for Frances by Russell Hoban
    Illustrations by Lillian Hoban

  19. The Spider and the Fly by Mary Howitt
    Illustrations by Tony DiTerlizzi
  20. (View the book trailer here.)

  21. Wabi Sabi by Mark Reibstein
    Illustrations by Ed Young




  22. A Visitor for Bear by Bonny Becker
    Illustrations by Kady MacDonald Denton

  23. The Day Jimmy's Boa Ate the Wash
    Written By Trinka Hakes Noble
    Illustrations by Steven Kellogg

  24. The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn
    Illustrations by Ruth E. Harper and Nancy M. Leak

  25. Whooo Goes There? by Jennifer A. Ericsson
    Illustrations by Bert Kitchen

  26. David Goes To School by David Shannon

  27. Clifford the Big Red Dog by Norman Bridwell



  28. Jamberry by Bruce Degen




  29. I Need My Monster by Amanda Noll
    Illustrations by Howard McWilliam

  30. Oh No!: Or How My Science Project Destroyed the World by Mac Barnett
    Illustrations by Dan Santat

  31. The Librarian from the Black Lagoon by Mike Thaler
    Illustrations by Jared Lee

  32. White Snow, Bright Snow by Alvin R. Tresselt
    Illustrations by Roger Duvoisin

  33. Goal! by Mina Javaherbin
    Illustrations by A.G. Ford






  34. (Absolutely amazing!)

    1. (I'm going to need more shelves in my office.)

      Cheers!


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