2020 FINALISTS - CHILDREN'S PICTURE BOOK (4-7 YEARS)
The Artist Who Loved Cats: The Inspiring Tale of Théophile-Alexandre Steinlen
Author: Susan S. Bernardo, illustrated by Courtenay Fletcher
Publisher: Inner Flower Child Books
This rhyming picture book biography of Théophile Steinlen is a celebration of art, inspiration, and following your heart to create a life that you love.
Jack & Agyu
Author: Justine Villanueva, illustrated by Lynnor Bontigao
Publisher: Sawaga River Press
Jack struggles to see himself represented in the books he loves to read until his mother shares the tales of Agyu, a Filipino-Bukidnon epic hero.
What Does It Mean To Be American?
Authors: Rana Diorio and Elad Yoran, illustrated by Nina Mata
An engaging picture book for children that celebrates what it means to be American—regardless of politics!
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