The Original Art 2016 Featured Artists

  • Jon Agee, Lion Lessons
  • Helga Bansch, At Night
  • Ale Barba, When Your Elephant Comes to Play
  • Brian Biggs, Tinyville Town Gets to Work
  • Sophie Blackall, A Voyage in the Clouds
  • Barry Blitt, You Never Heard of Casey Stengel?!
  • Serge Bloch, Saturday
  • Vera Brosgol, Leave Me Alone!
  • Lisa Brown, The Airport Book
  • Ashley Bryan, Freedom Over Me
  • Lauren Castillo, It Is Not Time for Sleeping (A Bedtime Story)
  • Randy Cecil, Lucy 
  • Roz Chast, No Fair! No Fair! And Other Jolly Poems of Childhood 
  • Benjamin Chaud, The Truth About My Unbelievable Summer 
  • Catia Chien, Things To Do
  • R. Gregory Christie, Freedom in Congo Square
  • April Chu, Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine
  • Ben Clanton, It Came in the Mail
  • Henry Cole, Spot, the Cat
  • Raúl Colón, Fearless Flyler: Ruth Law and Her Flying Machine
  • Raúl Colón, Hillary
  • Sally Wern Comport, Ada's Violin: The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay
  • Matthew Cordell, The Knowing Book
  • B. B. Cronin, The Lost House
  • Lucy Ruth Cummins, A Hungry Lion: Or a Dwindling Assortment of Animals
  • Mike Curato, Little Elliot, Big Fun
  • Lisa D'Andrea, A Most Mysterious Mouse
  • Benji Davies, Also an Octopus
  • Benji Davies, I Love You Already!
  • Etienne Delessert, Fuzzy, Furry, Hat
  • Julia Denos, Swatch: The Girl Who Loved Color
  • Kaya Doi, Chirri & Chirra
  • Rob Dunlavey, Owl Sees Owl
  • Carson Ellis, Du Iz Tak?
  • The Fan Brothers, The Night Gardener
  • Denise Fleming, 5 Little Ducks
  • Marla Frazee, The Bossier Baby
  • Marla Frazee, Waylon! One Awesome Thing
  • Renata Galindo, My New Mom & Me
  • Rebecca Gibbon, The Great Spruce
  • Sara Gillingham, Love is a Tutu
  • Jess Golden, The Wheels on the Tuk Tuk
  • Emily Gravett, The Imaginary
  • Gris Grimly, Gris Grimly's Tales from the Brothers Grimm
  • Chuck Groenink, Hank's Big Day: The Story of a Bug
  • Chuck Groenink, How to Be a Hero
  • Christy Hale, The Cambodian Dancer: Sophany's Gift of Hope
  • Abigail Halpin, Finding Wild
  • Jeremy Holmes, Secrets of the Dragon Tomb
  • John Holyfield, Mahalia Jackson: Walking with Kings and Queens
  • Hadley Hooper, Around America to Win the Vote: Two Suffragists, a Kitten, and 10,000 Miles
  • Ron Husband, Steamboat School
  • Stacy Innerst, The Music in George's Head: George Gershwin Creates Rhapsody in Blue
  • Yasmeen Ismail, Specs for Rex
  • Jarvis, Fred Forgets
  • Oliver Jeffers and Sam Winston, A Child of Books
  • Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher, Shh! Bears Sleeping
  • William Joyce, Ollie's Odyssey
  • G. Brian Karas, A Hat for Mrs. Goldman: A Story About Knitting and Love
  • Jaime Kim, Take Heart, My Child: A Mother's Dream
  • Jon Klassen, We Found a Hat
  • Beth Krommes, Before Morning
  • Torben Kuhlmann, Armstrong: The Adventurous Journey of a Mouse to the Moon
  • Boris Kulikov, Come Here, Angus
  • Boris Kulikov, Six Dots: A Story of Young Louis Braille
  • London Ladd, Frederick's Journey: The Life of Frederick Douglass
  • E. B. Lewis, Preaching to the Chickens: The Story of Young John Lewis
  • Steve Light, Lucky Lazlo
  • Steve Light, Swap!
  • David Litchfield, The Bear and the Piano
  • Keith Mallett, How Jelly Roll Morton Invented Jazz
  • Emily Winfield Martin, The Littlest Family's Big Day
  • Peter McCarty, The Tree in the Courtyard: Looking Through Anne Frank's Window
  • Barbara McClintock, Emma and Julia Love Ballet
  • Barbara McClintock, Lost and Found: Adèle and Simon in China
  • Nikki McClure, Waiting for High Tide
  • Emily Arnold McCully, Clara
  • Daniel Miyares, Bring Me a Rock!
  • Robert Neubecker, I Won a What?
  • Zachariah OHora, Horrible Bear!
  • Zachariah OHora, The Not So Quite Library
  • Matt Ottley, Teacup
  • Kenard Pak, Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn
  • Kenard Pak, When the World is Dreaming
  • Bomi Park, First Snow
  • C. F. Payne, Miss Mary Reporting: The True Story of Sportswriter Mary Garber
  • LeUyen Pham, Hillary Rodham Clinton: Some Girls Are Born to Lead
  • Jerry Pinkney, In Plain Sight
  • Greg Pizzoli, Good Night Owl
  • Giselle Potter, This is My Dollhouse
  • Frann Preston-Gannon, Because of an Acorn
  • Eric Puybaret, Suite for Human Nature
  • Sean Qualls and Selina Alko, Two Friends: Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass
  • James Ransome, Just a Lucky So and So: The Story of Louis Armstrong
  • Raúl the Third, Lowriders to the Center of the Earth
  • David Roberts, Ada Twist, Scientist
  • David Roberts, A Beginner's Guide to Bear Spotting
  • Christian Robinson, School's First Day of School
  • Christian Robinson, The Dead Bird
  • Sergio Ruzzier, This is Not a Picture Book!
  • Mandana Sadat, Trunk to Trunklet
  • Dan Santat, Are We There Yet?
  • Charles Santoso, Ida, Always
  • Júlia Sardà, The Trouble With Twins
  • David Shannon, Duck on a Tractor
  • David Small, Bloom
  • Lane Smith, Penguin Problems
  • Lane Smith, There Is a Tribe of Kids
  • Javaka Steptoe, Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat
  • Shadra Strickland, Loving vs. Virginia: A Documentary Novel of the Landmark Civil Rights Case
  • Red Nose Studio, The Secret Subway
  • Melissa Sweet, Listen to Our World
  • Melissa Sweet, Some Writer: The Story of E.B. White
  • Hudson Talbott, From Wolf to Woof! The Story of Dogs
  • Mark Teague, How Do Dinosaurs Stay Friends?
  • Mark Teague, The Pirate Jamboree
  • Chris Turnham, The Wish Tree
  • Francis Vallejo, Jazz Day: The Making of a Famous Photograph
  • Klaas Verplancke, Magritte's Apple
  • Charlotte Voake, Beatrix Potter and the Unfortunate Tale of a Borrowed Guinea Pig
  • Liam Francis Walsh, Fish
  • Joyce Wan, Pug Meets Pig
  • Brendan Wenzel, They All Saw a Cat
  • Anne Wilsdorf, My Dog's a Chicken
  • Jeanette Winter, Nanuk the Ice Bear
  • Brian Won, Hooray For Today!
  • Liz Wong, Quackers
  • Dan Yaccarino, I Am a Story
  • JooHee Yoon, The Tiger Who Would Be King
  • Toni Yuly, Cat Nap