National Picture Book Month

National Picture Book Month 2011

November 1 – Alphabet: Animalia, written and illustrated by Graeme Base

November 2 – Outer Space: The Rainbabies, written by Laura Krauss Melmad and illustrated by Jim LaMarche

November 3 – Seasons: The Little House: Her Story, by Virginia Lee Burton

 November 4 – Bear: Sleepy Bears, written by Mem Fox and illustrated by Kerry Argent

November 5 – Colors: The Baby Blue Cat and the Dirty Dog Brothers, written and illustrated by Ainslie Pryor

November 6 – Transportation: And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street, written and illustrated by Dr. Seuss

November 7 – Birds: In the Belly of an Ox: The Unexpected Photographic Adventures of Richard and Cherry Kearton,written and illustrated by Rebecca Black

November 8 – Monsters: The Big Ugly Monster and the Little Stone Rabbit, written and illustrated by Chris Wormell

November 9 – Gardens: The Leaf Men, written and illustrated by William Joyce

November 10 – Mice: Mother Halverson’s New Cat, written by Jim Aylesworth and illustrated by Toni Goffe and Dr. Desoto, written and illustrated by William Steig

November 11 – Chickens: Interrupting Chicken, written and illustrated by David Ezra Stein

November 12 – Sea: Puff the Magic Dragon, written by Peter Yarrow and Lenny Lipton, and illustrated by Eric Puybaret

November 13 – Pirates: Pirate Pete, written by Kim Kennedy and illustrated by Doug Kennedy

November 14 – Dragons: The Land of Long Ago, written and illustrated by Elsa Beskow and Merlin and the Dragons, written by Jane Yolen and illustrated by Li Ming

November 15 – Pets: Katie Loves the Kittens, written and illustrated by John Himmelman

 November 16 – Bedtime: The Shut-Eye Train, written by Eugene Fields and illustrated by Julia Noonan

 November 17 – Jungle: Rumble in the Jungle, written by Giles Andreae and illustrated by David Wojtowycz

November 18 – School: Wilson and Miss Lovely: a Back-to-School Mystery, written and illustrated by John Stadler

November 19 – Farm: The Year at Maple Hill Farm, written and illustrated by Alice and Martin Provensen

November 20 – Folk and Fairy Tales: Mirror Mirror: A Book of Reversible Verse, written by Marilyn Singer and illustrated by Josee Massee

November 21 – Monkeys: Anthony Browne’s King Kong: From the Story Conceived by Edgar Wallace and Merian C. Cooper, written and illustrated by Anthony Browne

November 22 – Travel/World: With Love from Gran, written & illustrated by Dick Gackenbach

November 23 – Cooking/Food: Everybody Cooks Rice, written by Norah Dooley and illustrated by Peter J. Thornton

November 24 – Holiday: A Christmas Memory, One Christmas, and The Thanksgiving Visitor, by Truman Capote

November 25 – Friendship: Roxaboxen, written by Alice McLerran and illustrated by Barbara Cooney

November 26 – Zoo: Goodnight Gorilla, written and illustrated by Peggy Rathmann

November 27 – Princesses: Princess Stories: A Classic Illustrated Edition, compiled by Cooper Eden

November 28 – Dinosaurs: Katie and the Dinosaurs, written and illustrated by James Mayhew

November 29 – Shapes: The Greedy Triangle, written by Marilyn Burns and illustrated by Gordon Silveria

November 30 – Numbers: If You Made a Million, written by David M. Schwartz and illustrated by Steven Kellogg

National Picture Book Month 2012

November 5/Around the WorldLittle Fox Goes to the End of the World, written by Ann Tompert and illustrated by John Wallner

November 9/Music: Mama Don’t Allow, written and illustrated by Thacher Hurd

November 10/Creativity: The Quilt Maker’s Gift, written by Jeff Brumbeau and illustrated by Gail de Marcken

November 14/Reading: Born to Read, written by Judy Sierra and illustrated by Marc Brown

November 15/Nature: Mother Earth and Her Children: A Quilted Fairy Tale, written by Sibylle Von Olfers and illustrated by Sieglinde Schoen-Smith

November 17/Royalty: King Bidgood’s in the Bathtub, written by Audrey Wood and illustrated by Don Wood

November 20/Library: Library Lion, written by Michelle Knudson and illustrated by Kevin Hawkes

November 24/Sports: Score!: Fifty Poems to Motivate and Inspire, written by Charles Ghigna and illustrated by Julia Gorton

November 30/Holidays: What-a-Mess and the Cat Next Door, written by Frank Muir and illustrated by Joseph Wright

National Picture Book Month 2013

November 1/Food: Sweet Potato Pie, written by Kathleen Lindsey and illustrated by Charlotte Riley-Webb

November 3/History:  Foul Facts History: The Awful Truth, written by Amber Grayson and illustrated by Mike Phillips

November 6/Mice: Author/Illustrator Kevin Henkes

November 7/Royalty: King Bidgood’s in the Bathtub, written by Audrey Wood and illustrated by Don Wood

November 10/Writing:  Look at my Book: How Kids Can Write and Illustrate Terrific Books, written and illustrated by Loreen Leedy

November 24/Birds: Stellaluna, written and illustrated by Janell Cannon


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