Ages 3-8: Best Picture Book Page

These books tell dazzling stories and are artistic masterpieces as well! As part of the 2021 Kids’ Book Choice Awards, kids pick their top 5 Best Picture Book Pages among these breathtaking nominees. No Adults Allowed!

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Kids Vote for Best Picture Book Page

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Above the Rim Page1Above the Rim: How Elgin Baylor Changed Basketball, by Jen Bryant; illus. Frank Morrison
All Because You Matter Cover4All Because You Matter, by Tami Charles; illus. Bryan Collier
Accordionly Cover2Accordionly: Abuelo and Opa Make Music, by Michael Genhart; illus. Priscilla Burris
All the Way to the Top Cover5All the Way to the Top, by Annette Bay Pimentel; illus. Nabi H. Ali
All Along the River Cover3All Along the River, by Magnus Weightman; illus. Magnus Weightman
The Alphabet's Alphabet Cover6The Alphabet’s Alphabet, by Chris Harris; illus. Dan Santat
Already a Butterfly Cover7Already a Butterfly, by Julia Alvarez; illus. Raúl Colón
Arlo The Lion Who Couldn't Sleep Cover10Arlo The Lion Who Couldn’t Sleep, by Catherine Rayner; illus. Catherine Rayner
Hello!Lucky PageAni’s Light, by Tanu Shree Singh; illus. Sandhya Prabhat
Babbit and Joan, a Rabbit and a Phone Cover11Babbit and Joan, a Rabbit and a Phone, by Denise Turu; illus. Denise Turu
Another Book About Bears Cover9Another Book About Bears, by Laura Bunting; illus. Philip Bunting
Band Together Cover12Band Together, by Chloe Douglass; illus. Chloe Douglass
Bear Cover13Bear, by Ben Queen; illus. Joe Todd-Stanton
Bedtime for Sweet Creatures Cover16Bedtime for Sweet Creatures, by Nikki Grimes; illus. Elizabeth Zunon
Beast Feast Cover14Beast Feast, by Emma Yarlett; illus. Emma Yarlett
Benny Learns to Swim Cover17Benny Learns to Swim (Sam & Benny), by Judith Koppens; illus. Marja Meijer
Becoming a Good Creature Cover15Becoming a Good Creature, by Sy Montgomery; illus. Rebecca Green
Bird Hugs Cover18Bird Hugs, by Ged Adamson; illus. Ged Adamson
Black is a Rainbow Color Cover19Black is a Rainbow Color, by Angela Joy; illus. Ekua Holmes
Cannonball Cover22Cannonball, by Sacha Cotter; illus. Josh Morgan
Bye, Penguine Cover20Bye, Penguin!, by Seou Lee; illus. Seou Lee
Chicken Little Cover23Chicken Little: The Real and Totally True Tale, by Sam Wedelich; illus. Sam Wedelich
The Camping Trip Cover21The Camping Trip, by Jennifer K. Mann; illus. Jennifer K. Mann
Child of Galaxies Cover24Child of Galaxies, by Blake Nuto; illus. Charlotte Ager
Christmas Feast Cover25The Christmas Feast, by Nathalie Dargent; illus. Magali Le Huche
Danbi Leads the School Parade Cover28Danbi Leads the School Parade, by Anna Kim
Class Picture Cover26Class Picture, by Noé Carlain; illus. Hervé Le Goff
Day Saida Arrived Cover29The Day Saida Arrived, by Susana Gómez Redondo; illus. Sonja Wimmer
The Couch Potato Cover27The Couch Potato, by Jory John; illus. Pete Oswald
Dive In CoverDive In!: Swim with Sea Creatures at Their Actual Size, by Roxie Munro; illus. Roxie Munro
Doctor Who Cover31Doctor Who: The Runaway TARDIS, based on the series by Chris Chibnall; illus. Kim Smith …….. ……….. ………… ………..Earth Hour Cover34Earth Hour, by Nanette Heffernan; illus. Bao Luu
The Dragon Ark Cover32The Dragon Ark: Join the Quest to Save the Rarest Dragon on Earth, by Curatoria Draconis; illus. Tomislav Tomic
Eek Cover35Eek!, by Julie Larios; illus. Julie Paschkis
Dreams for Our Daughters Cover33Dreams for Our Daughters, by Ruth Doyle; illus. Ashling Lindsay ……. ………. ……… ………. ………. ………… ……….. ………… …………Elf CoverElf, by Based on the film written by David Berenbaum; illus. Kim Smith
Erosion Cover37Erosion: How Hugh Bennett Saved America’s Soil and Stopped the Dust Bowl, by Darcy Pattison; illus. Peter Willis
Everybody Counts Cover40Everybody Counts, by Kristin Roskifte; illus. Kristin Roskifte
Evelyn Del Rey is Moving Away Cover40Evelyn Del Rey is Moving Away, by Meg Medina; illus. Sonia Sanchez
Exquisite Cover41Exquisite: The Poetry and Life of Gwendolyn Brooks, by Suzanne Slade; illus. Cozbi A. Cabrera
Every Little Letter Cover39Every Little Letter, by Deborah Underwood; illus. Joy Hwang Ruiz
The Farmer and the Monkey Cover42The Farmer and the Monkey, by Marla Frazee; illus. Marla Frazee
Feast of Peas Cover43Feast of Peas, by Kashmira Sheth; illus. Jeffrey Ebbler
Freedom We Sing Cover46Freedom, We Sing, by Amyra León; illus. Molly Mendoza
Field Trip to the Ocean Deep Cover44Field Trip to the Ocean Deep, by John Hare; illus. John Hare
From My Window Cover47From My Window, by Otávio Júnior; illus. Vanina Starkoff
For Beautiful Black Boys Cover45For Beautiful Black Boys Who Believe in a Better World, by Michael W. Waters; illus. Keisha Morris
Ginger and Chrysanthemum Cover48Ginger and Chrysanthemum, by Kristen Mai Giang; illus. Shirley Chan
The Girl and the Cathedral Cover49The Girl and the Cathedral, by Nicolas Jeter; illus. Sara Ugolotti
The Great Realization Cover52The Great Realization, by Tomos Roberts; illus. Nomoco
Golden Gate Park Cover50Golden Gate Park, An A to Z Adventure, by Marta Lindsey; illus. Michael Wertz
The Hair Fairies Cover53The Hair Fairies, by Amy Despain; illus. Savannah Whetten
Grandpa Grumps Cover51Grandpa Grumps, by Katrina Moor; illus. Xindi Yan
Harlem Grown Cover54Harlem Grown: How One Big Idea Transformed a Neighborhood, by Tony Hillery; illus. Jessie Hartland
Hike Cover55Hike, by Pete Oswald; illus. Pete Oswald
The House of Happy Spirits Cover58The House of Happy Spirits, by Géraldine Elschner; illus. Lucie Vandevelde
Honeybee Cover56Honeybee: The Busy Life of Apis Mellifera, by Candace Fleming; illus. Eric Rohmann
How to Be a Pirate Cover59How to Be a Pirate, by Isaac Fitzgerald; illus. Brigette Barrager
Hot Pot Night Cover57Hot Pot Night!, by Vincent Chen; illus. Vincent Chen
How to Build a Haunted House Cover60How to Build a Haunted House, by Frank Tupta; illus. Kyle Beckett
How to Spot an Artist Cover61How to Spot an Artist, by Danielle Krysa; illus. Danielle Krysa
I Am NOT a Mouse Cover64I Am NOT a Mouse, by Evgenia Golubeva; illus. Evgenia Golubeva
I Am Allosaurus Cover62I Am Allosaurus, by Timothy J. Bradley; illus. Timothy J. Bradley
I Got the School Spirit Cover65I Got the School Spirit, by Connie Schofield-Morrison; illus. Frank Morrison
I Am Every Good Thing Cover63I Am Every Good Thing, by Derrick Barnes; illus. Gordon C. James
I'm Sticking With You Cover66I’m Sticking With You, by Smriti Prasadam-Halls; illus. Steve Small
In a Jar Cover67In a Jar, by Deborah Marcero
It's Not My Fault Cover70It’s Not My Fault!, by Jory John; illus. Jared Chapman
It Is Not Perfect Cover68It Is Not Perfect, by Anna Kang; illus. Christopher Weyant
Jacob's Fantastic Flight Cover71Jacob’s Fantastic Flight, by Philip Waechter; illus. Philip Waechter
It's A Great Big Colorful World Cover69It’s A Great Big Colorful World, by Tom Schamp; illus. Tom Schamp
Just Like Me Cover72Just Like Me, by Vanessa Brantley-Newton
Keith Among the Pigeons Cover 73Keith Among the Pigeons, by Katie Brosnan; illus. Katie Brosnan
Little Fox Cover76Little Fox, by Edward van de Vendel; illus. Marije Tolman
Letters from Bear Cover74Letters from Bear, by Gauthier David; illus. Marie Caudry
Llama Unleashes the Alpacalypse Cover77Llama Unleashes the Alpacalypse, by Jonathan Stutzman; illus. Heather Fox
Lift Cover75Lift, by Minh Lê; illus. Dan Santat
Lulu the One and Only Cover78Lulu the One and Only, by Lynnette Mawhinney; illus. Jennie Poh
Luna's Yum Yum Dim Sum Cover79Luna’s Yum Yum Dim Sum, by Natasha Yim; illus. Violet Kim
The Merry Christmas Mittens Cover82The Merry Christmas Mittens, by Sarah Janco; illus. Blayne Fox
Madeline Finn and the Therapy Dog Cover80Madeline Finn and the Therapy Dog, by Lisa Papp; illus. Lisa Papp
The Mountain Lion at Crab Lake Cover83The Mountain Lion at Crab Lake, by David Mulford; illus. Christine Cathers Donahue
Me & Mama Cover81Me & Mama, by Cozbi A. Cabrera; illus. Cozbi A. Cabrera
Mrs. Bibi's Elephant Cover84Mrs. Bibi’s Elephant, by Reza Dalvand; illus. Reza Dalvand
My Favorite Memories Cover85My Favorite Memories, by Sepideh Sarihi; illus. Julie Völk
A New School for Charlie Cover88A New School for Charlie, by Courtney Dicmas; illus. Courtney Dicmas
Nana Akua Goes to School Cover86Nana Akua Goes to School, by Tricia Elam Walker; illus. April Harrison
Night Wishes - books Cover89Night Wishes, edited by Lee Bennett Hopkins; illus. Jen Corace [books]
Nesting Cover87Nesting, by Henry Cole; illus. Henry Cole
Night Wishes - blankets Cover90Night Wishes, edited by Lee Bennett Hopkins; illus. Jen Corace [blankets]
No Voice Too Small Cover91No Voice Too Small, by Lindsay H. Metcalf, Keila V. Dawson and Jeanette Bradley; illus. Jeanette Bradley
One Little Bag Cover94One Little Bag, by Henry Cole; illus. Henry Cole
The Office Cover92The Office: A Day at Dunder Mifflin Elementary, by Robb Perlman; illus. Melanie Demmer
One Little Lot Cover95One Little Lot, by Diane C. Mullen; illus. Oriol Vidal
Ohana Means Family Cover93Ohana Means Family, by Ilima Loomis; illus. Kenard Pak
Our Favorite Day of the Year Cover96Our Favorite Day of the Year, by A. E. Ali; illus. Rahele Jomepour Bell
Our Little Kitchen Cover97Our Little Kitchen, by Jillian Tamaki; illus. Jillian Tamaki
Paper Kingdom Cover100Paper Kingdom, by Helena Ku Rhee; illus. Pascal Campion
Outside In Cover98Outside In, by Deborah Underwood; illus. Cindy Derby
A Polar Bear in the Snow Cover101A Polar Bear in the Snow, by Mac Barnett; illus. Shawn Harris
Papa, Daddy, and Riley Cover99Papa, Daddy, and Riley, by Seamus Kirst; illus. Devon Holzwarth
Queen of Tejano Music Cover102Queen of Tejano Music: Selena, by Silvia Lopez; illus. Paola Escobar
Rain Before Rainbows Cover103Rain Before Rainbows, by Smriti Prasadam-Halls; illus. David Litchfield
Saving the Countryside Cover106Saving the Countryside, by Linda Marshall; illus. Ilaria Urbinati
A Ray of Love Cover104A Ray of Love, by Nancy Harrison; illus. John Joseph
The Seedling That Didn't Want to Grow Cover107The Seedling That Didn’t Want to Grow, by Britta Teckentrup; illus. Britta Teckentrup
Robobaby Cover105Robobaby, by David Wiesner
Sloth Went Cover108Sloth Went, by Adam Lehraupt; illus. Benson Shum
Snow Day for Groot Cover109Snow Day for Groot!, by Brendan Deneen; illus. Cale Atkinson
Tales of the Dairy Godmother Cover112Tales of the Dairy Godmother: Chuck’s Ice Cream Wish, by Viola Butler; illus. Ward Jenkins
Sometimes People March Cover110Sometimes People March, by Tessa Allen; illus. Tessa Allen
That Monster on the Block Cover113That Monster on the Block, by Sue Ganz-Schmitt; illus. Luke Flowers
Swashby and the Sea Cover111Swashby and the Sea, by Beth Ferry; illus. Juana Martinez-Neal
This Old Dog Cover114This Old Dog, by Martha Brockenbrough; illus. Gabriel Alborozo
This Thing Called Life Cover115This Thing Called Life, by Christian Borstlap; illus. Christian Borstlap
Uncle Bobby's Wedding Cover118Uncle Bobby’s Wedding, by Sarah S. Brannen; illus. Lucia Soto
Thousand No's Cover116Thousand No’s, by DJ Corchin; illus. Dan Dougherty
Uniquely You Cover119Uniquely You!, by Randa Canter; illus. Amanda Kriese
The Tiny Baker Cover117The Tiny Baker, by Hayley Barrett; illus. Alison Jay
Vamos Let’s Go Eat Cover120¡Vamos! Let’s Go Eat, by Raúl the Third
A Very Big Problem Cover121A Very Big Problem, by Amy-Jill Levine and Sandy Eisenberg Sasso; illus. Annie Bowler
A Way With Wild Things Cover124A Way With Wild Things, by Larissa Theule; illus. Sara Elena Palacios Gutierrez
A Voice Named Aretha Cover122A Voice Named Aretha, by Katheryn Russell-Brown; illus. Laura Freeman
We Are Water Protectors Cover125We Are Water Protectors, by Carole Lindstrom; illus. Michaela Goade
The Wanderer Cover123The Wanderer, by Peter van de Ende; illus. Peter van de Ende
We Found You Cover126We Found You!, by Tyler Beckstrand; illus. Tyler Beckstrand
We Will Rock Our Classmates Cover127We Will Rock Our Classmates, by Ryan T. Higgins; illus. Ryan T. Higgins
Wildlife on Paper Cover130Wildlife on Paper: Animals at Risk Around the Globe, by Kunal Kundu; illus. Kunal Kundu
The Whatifs Cover129The Whatifs, by Emily Kilgore; illus. Zoe Persico
The World Needs More Purple People Cover132The World Needs More Purple People, by Kristen Bell and Benjamin Hart; illus. Daniel Wiseman
You Matter Cover133You Matter, by Christian Robinson; illus. Christian Robinson
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Your Place in the Universe Cover134Your Place in the Universe, by Jason Chin; illus. Jason Chin
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