Madison Library District

Choice Awards

Picture Books NOMINEES FOR 2023

Voting has ended for 2023.

Find all the nominees below.


1. Meet My Friends! (And Enemies)
by Charlie Moon

This storybook is perfect for young fans who want to learn all about Sonic and the friends he made on Earth …

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2. The Pigeon Will Ride the Roller Coaster!
by Mo Willems

Buckle up for twists, turns, and emotional loop-de-loops in the most roller coaster-y Pigeon book ever! Pigeon experiences an …

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3. Bluey 5-Minute Stories
by Penguin Young Readers Licenses

Cheese and crackers! This treasury includes 6 stories of Bluey and Bingo and their amazing adventures with their friends and family! It’s the perfect read for …

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4. Pretty Perfect Kitty-Corn
by Shannon Hale

Unicorn is perfect. Everybody thinks so. He yearns to look the way everyone thinks he should. But when a fumble makes Unicorn feel like a big, ugly goof, he can’t …

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5. The Panda in You!
By Cynthea Liu

Mei Lee is a confident, dorky thirteen-year-old torn between staying her mother’s dutiful daughter and the chaos of adolescence. And as if changes to her …

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6. Little Blue Truck Makes a Friend
by Alice Schertle

Beep! Beep! Have you heard the news? There is someone new on the farm! All the animals are nervous and excited about meeting a new friend–what will he be …

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7. Pixar Storybook Collection
by Courtney Carbone
and Others

Join in the Pixar fun! Set off on an adventure with Luca and Alberto, embark on a quest with Ian and Barley, explore the ocean with Dory and Nemo, and …

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8. Being a Dog:
A Tail of Mindfulness

by Maria Gianferrari

Join a young child and their dog as they experience every minute of the day to its fullest—from the second they wake up to the moment they fall …

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9. Strawberry Shortcake:
Puppy Love

by Amy Ackelsberg

When Huckleberry’s Pie’s van breaks down as he is on the way to Berry Big City to find homes for a bunch of adorable puppies, Strawberry Shortcake and …

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10. Knight Owl
by Christopher Denise

Since the day he hatched, Owl dreamed of becoming a real knight. He may not be the biggest or the strongest, but his sharp nocturnal instincts can …

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Other Nominees

Acorn Was a Little Wild
by Jen Arena

Acorn is a little wild, and from his oak tree perch, he longs for adventure. When he’s the first of his friends to jump off the oak tree, he’s on his way into …

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Everything Will Be Ok
by Anna Dewdney

Nothing is going right for little Bunny today. His sandwich has PB&J instead of cheese. He’s lost his kite. Ow! And he’s stubbed his …

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The Pout-Pout Fish and
the Worry-Worry Whale

by Deborah Diesen

Willa Whale is full of worries! Will the party be too loud? Will she find someone to talk to? Will she get lost in the crowd? Mr. Fish is Willa’s friend, and …

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Hey, Bruce!
by Ryan T. Higgins

Rupert, Thistle, and Nibbs, the fun-loving mice in Bruce’s begrudgingly expansive family, guide readers on a quest for a fun reading experience, with …

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Brave Enough
by Rob Justus

Little Brother sees monsters everywhere, so he’d rather stay safely inside and read all about them in his books. Big Sister believes monsters are nothing but …

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by Brendan Kearney

Finn and Skip are on an adventure vacation, cycling through the towering rainforests of central America, when they notice that large patches of …

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Hamsters Make Terrible Roommates
by Cheryl B. Klein

It’s been two hundred and five days since Henry has had peace. That’s because it’s been two hundred and five days since Marvin has come to live with …

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I’m Not Scared, You’re Scared!
by Seth Meyers

When you’re a bear who is easily scared, it’s hard to have friends. Fortunately, Bear has one: Rabbit, who is very brave. One day, Rabbit urges Bear to …

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Princess Charming
by Zibby Owens

Princess Charming can’t quite seem to find her “thing.” She’s tried everything from cooking to hip-hop, and hasn’t been able to perfect …

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Anna, Elsa, and the Enchanting Holiday
by Meredith Rusu

Anna, Queen of Arendelle, doesn’t want to think of spending the holiday without her sister, Elsa, the Snow Queen, by her side. But their lives have …

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No Bunnies Here!
by Tammi Sauer

From the author of Wordy Birdy and the illustrator of The Very Impatient Caterpillar comes a hilarious picture book about a super-sassy bunny who tries to …

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Endlessly Ever After
by Laurel Snyder

This funny, original choose-your-path picture book of fractured fairy tales will charm any young fan of the genre, putting the power of …

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The Problem with Pajamas
by Lauren Stohler

Pajamas are the worst! They zap you! They trap you! They scritch and they scratch you! And then, when you think it …

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Llama Rocks the Cradle of Chaos
by Jonathan Stutzman

Greedy Llama travels back in time to eat his marvelous birthday donut a second time, but a Baby Llama follows him to the present, and …

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Skip to My Moo
by Iza Trapani

Moo-ve and groove to this fanciful picture book retelling of “Skip to My Lou” as the farm animals put on their dancing shoes for a hoedown, by …

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