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We LOVE chatting about books, authors, illustrators. Here you'll find some of the best books we're currently reading and what we've been sharing at our storytimes.

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Sunday, November 10, 2013

Best Illustrated Books of 2013 from the New York Times

Greetings book buddies! The end of the year is fast approaching, and "Best Of" lists are afoot! Click here for a slideshow of the New York Times' Best Illustrated Books of 2013.

Here are the winners!
  • Ballad, by Blexbolex
  • Fog Island, written and illustrated by Tomi Ungerer 
  • My Brother's Book, written and illustrated by Maurice Sendak 
  • The Dark, by Lemony Snicket, illustrated by Jon Klassen
  • Jemmy Button, written and illustrated by Jennifer Uman and Valerio Vidali
  • Holland, by Chalotte Demantons
  • Jane, the Fox and Me, by Fanny Britt, illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault
  • Locomotive, written and illustrated by Brian Floca
  • Journey, written and illustrated by Aaron Becker
  • Nelson Mandela, written and illustrated by Kadir Nelson