So 2015 is coming to a close, but in terms of fantastic, exciting, imaginative, inspiring and award-winning children’s books it seems like the year is still going strong. With such a wide variety of outstanding children’s books that have managed to win prestigious awards this year, you may be stuck for which best award-winning children’s book is best for your child. In this article, we will be taking a look at a handful of award-winning children’s books that are suitable for elementary school children, so let’s take a look at some of the winners from this year.
The Silly Book of Sidesplitting Stuff
This book is absolutely filled to the brim with fun and amusing facts about almost anything and everything you can possibly imagine. The Silly Book of Side-Splitting Stuff is ideal for children that are incredibly inquisitive and in the age range of seven and up. As a parent, you may even discover the book is a little bit difficult to put down. The Silly Book of Side-Splitting Stuff is certainly a delight to read and will keep you and your child entertained!
The Three Pigs
The Three Pigs written by David Wiesner is just one of his many excellent and imaginative children’s books. The tale of the three little pigs is incredibly popular but in Wiesner’s adaptation of the popular children’s story, a significantly different approach has been taken. In David Wiesner’s version of The Three Pigs, the pigs manage to escape the wolf before finding themselves in an entirely different world. It is here in this new mystical and magical world that they encounter other popular nursery rhyme and fantasy characters such as the cat and the fiddle, dragons and much more. The illustrations are nothing short of captivating and provide an imaginative three-dimensional look that your child loves. The Three Pigs is a delightful 40-page book which will truly bring all your favorite children’s characters alive in a unique twist of a tale.
The Spy Who Loved School Dinners
The Spy Who Loved School Dinners tells the tale of Izzy, who is a schoolgirl that is chosen to look after a brand new student named Mathilde. But it appears that Mathilde is not entirely what she may seem to be. In fact, could she be a spy? This funny and entertaining tale is ideal for children aged 8 and over who enjoy a good adventure story.
So You Want to Be President?
There are so many facts that they simply don’t teach in your child’s history books about the former American Presidents. Writer for So You Want to Be President, Judith St. George takes those fun and interesting facts and combines them into this fun and entertaining story about what it’s like to be President. From America’s first President George Washington, all the way through to Bill Clinton, numerous tidbits of facts, along with a charming lighthearted style all help to bring together all sorts of fascinating and fun information that many adults will find entertaining.
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