Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Winners

These awards have been presented since 1967 for children's books published in the USA which fall into three categories, one of which is Picture Books. The decision is made by a panel of three judges.

Here is the list of Boston Globe-Horn Book Award winners in the Picture Book category from 1967 until the present day.

Winners for all categories of the Award can be found here.

2013 Building Our House by Jonathan Bean

2012 Extra Yarn by Mac Barnett, illustrated by Jon Klassen

2011 Pocketful of Posies: A Treasury of Nursery Rhymes by Salley Mavor

2010 I Know Here by Laurel Croza, illustrated by Matt James

2009 Bubble Trouble by Margaret Mahy

2008 At Night by Jonathan Bean

2007 Dog and Bear: Two Friends, Three Stories by Laura Vaccaro Seeger

2006 Leaf Man by Lois Ehlert

2005 Traction Man Is Here! by Mini Grey

2004 The Man Who Walked Between the Towers by Mordicai Gerstein

2003 Big Momma Makes the World by Phyllis Root and Helen Oxenbury

2002 “Let’s Get a Pup!” Said Kate by Bob Graham

2001 Cold Feet by Cynthia DeFelice and Robert Andrew Parker

2000 Henry Hikes to Fitchburg by D. B. Johnson

1999 Red-Eyed Tree Frog by Joy Cowley and Nic Bishop

1998 And If the Moon Could Talk by Kate Banks and Georg Hallensleben

1997 The Adventures of Sparrowboy by Brian Pinkney

1996 In the Rain with Baby Duck by Amy Hest and Jill Barton

1995 John Henry by Julius Lester and Jerry Pinkney

1994 Grandfather's Journey by Allen Say

1993 The Fortune Tellers by Lloyd Alexander and Trina Schart Hyman

1992 Seven Blind Mice by Ed Young

1991 The Tale of the Mandarin Ducks by Katherine Paterson and Leo and Diane Dillon

1990 Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China by Ed Young

1989 Shy Charles by Rosemary Wells

1988 The Boy of the Three-Year Nap by Dianne Snyder and Allen Say

1987 Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters by John Steptoe

1986 The Paper Crane by Molly Bang

1985 Mama Don't Allow by Thacher Hurd

1984 Jonah and the Great Fish by Warwick Hutton

1983 A Chair for My Mother by Vera B. Williams

1982 A Visit to William Blake's Inn by Nancy Willard and Alice and Martin Provensen

1981 Outside Over There by Maurice Sendak

1980 The Garden of Abdul Gasazi by Chris Van Allsburg

1979 The Snowman by Raymond Briggs

1978 Anno's Journey by Mitsumasa Anno

1977 Granfa' Grig Had a Pig by Wallace Tripp

1976 Thirteen by Remy Charlip and Jerry Joyner

1975 Anno's Alphabet by Mitsumasa Anno

1974 Jambo Means Hello by Muriel Feelings and Tom Feelings

1973 King Stork by Howard Pyle and Trina Schart Hyman

1972 Mr. Gumpy's Outing by John Burningham

1971 If I Built a Village ... by Kazue Mizumura

1970 Hi, Cat! by Ezra Jack Keats

1969 The Adventures of Paddy Pork by John S. Goodall

1968 Tikki Tikki Tembo by Arlene Mosel and Blair Lent

1967 London Bridge Is Falling Down by Peter Spier

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