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Missouri Building Block Picture Book Award

med-missouri-building-block.pngThe Missouri Building Block Picture Book Award is awarded by the Children's Services Round Table of the Missouri Library Association. This award is designed to encourage reading aloud to children from birth through kindergarten age.

2015 Winner

Naked!
Naked!
by Michael Ian Black Illustrated by Debbie Ridpath Ohi

A child discovers that the only thing more fun than being naked is wearing nothing but a cape.

2016 Missouri Building Block Picture Book Award Nominees

Vincent Paints His House
Vincent Paints His House
by Tedd Arnold

Vincent's animal friends disagree on how he should paint his house, so Vincent comes up with a colorful solution.

Bunnies!!!
Bunnies!!!
by Kevan Atteberry Illustrated by Kevan Atteberry

A monster searches everywhere to find the things he loves: bunnies

Little Penguin Gets the Hiccups
Little Penguin Gets the Hiccups
by Tadgh Bentley Illustrated by Tadgh Bentley

A little penguin enlists the help of the reader to get rid of his major hiccups.

Rex Wrecks It!
Rex Wrecks It!
by Ben Clanton

Gizmo, Sprinkles, and Wild are fed up. Every time they build something with their blocks, Rex wrecks it!

Ragweed's Farm Dog Handbook
Ragweed's Farm Dog Handbook
by 1955- Kennedy Illustrated by 1955- Kennedy

Follow Ragweed's handy tips to become the best farm dog ever!

I Don't Want To Be a Frog
I Don't Want To Be a Frog
by Dev Petty

A frog who yearns to be any animal that's cute and warm discovers that being wet, slimy, and full of bugs has its advantages.

Get Out of My Bath!
Get Out of My Bath!
by Britta Teckentrup Illustrated by Britta Teckentrup

Ellie the elephant's relaxing bath is disrupted by splashing friends, prompting her to suck up all of the water into her trunk until everyone else leaves.

Simon's New Bed
Simon's New Bed
by Christian Trimmer Illustrated by Melissa van der Paardt

A humorous picture book about a dog's new bed being taken over by a cat.

The Whale in My Swimming Pool
The Whale in My Swimming Pool
by Joyce Wan

A young boy discovers a whale in his pool and tries everything he can think of to get it out.

Dad's First Day
Dad's First Day
by Mike Wohnoutka Illustrated by Mike Wohnoutka

Oliver and Dad have spent a fun summer together but when it comes time for the first day of school, Dad discovers that he is not ready and does everything he can to postpone the big day.

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