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Picture Books We Loved in 2020

Standout picture books that will make excellent holiday gifts.

by Kerry Clare · Tagged picture books, kids' books.

I Do Not Like Stories

by (author) Andrew Larsen
illustrated by Carey Sookocheff

Beep Beep Bubbie

by (author) Bonnie Sherr Klein
illustrated by Élisabeth Eudes-Pascal

Our Little Kitchen

illustrated by Jillian Tamaki

Teaching Mrs. Muddle

by (author) Colleen Nelson
illustrated by Alice Carter

Emmy Noether

The Most Important Mathematician You've Never Heard Of

by (author) Helaine Becker
illustrated by Kari Rust

A World of Mindfulness

by (author) Erin Alladin
illustrated by Suzanne Del Rizzo, Rebecca Bender, Gabrielle Grimard, Tara Anderson, Francois Thisdale, Scot Ritchie, Miki Sato, Tamara Campeau, Emma Pedersen, Carmen Mok, Aino Anto, Sue Macartney, Amélie Dubois & Andrea Blinick

Going Up!

by (author) Sherry J. Lee
illustrated by Charlene Chua

This Is the Path the Wolf Took

by (author) Laura Farina
illustrated by Elina Ellis

The Paper Boat

A Refugee Story

by (author) Thao Lam

The Old Woman

by (author) Joanne Schwartz
illustrated by Nahid Kazemi

I Found Hope in a Cherry Tree

by (author) Jean E. Pendziwol
illustrated by Nathalie Dion

When We Are Kind

by (author) Monique Gray Smith
illustrated by Nicole Neidhardt

Once Upon an Hour

by (author) Ann Yu-Kyung Choi
illustrated by Soyeon Kim

The Girl with the Cat

by (author) Beverley Brenna
illustrated by Brooke Kerrigan

Lady with the Books, The

A Story Inspired by the Remarkable Work of Jella Lepman

by (author) Kathy Stinson
illustrated by Marie Lafrance

Ocean Speaks

How Marie Tharp Revealed the Ocean's Biggest Secret

by (author) Jess Keating
illustrated by Katie Hickey

ABC Monstrosity

illustrated by Shea Proulx

A Great Big Night

by (author) Kate Inglis
illustrated by Josée Bisaillon