The Original Art 2017 Featured Artists

GOLD MEDAL
Beatrice Alemagna 
On A Magical Do-Nothing Day

SILVER MEDAL
Rafael López
Bravo! Poems About Amazing Hispanics

SILVER MEDAL
Gilbert Ford
Soldier Song: A True Story of the Civil War

DILYS EVANS FOUNDERS AWARD
Victo Ngai
Dazzle Ships: World War I and the Art of Confusion

Sean Qualls and Selina Alko
Why Am I Me?

Lorena Alvarez
Sleep Tight, Snow White: 15 Bewitching Bedtime Rhymes

Mehrdokht Amini
Yo Soy Muslim: A Father's Letter to His Daughter

Chris Appelhans
A Greyhound, a Groundhog

Ana Aranda
The Chupacabra Ate the Candelabra

Micha Archer
Around the World in a Bathtub: Bathing All over the Globe

Rebecca Ashdown
Even Fairies Fart

Anna and Elena Balbusso
Make the Earth your Companion

Armand Baltazar
Timeless: Diego and the Rangers of the Vastlantic

Bryn Barnard
The New Ocean: The Fate of Life in a Changing Sea

Brigette Barrager
Pocket Full of Colors: The Magical World of Mary Blair, Disney Artist Extraordinaire

Brigette Barrager
Uni the Unicorn and the Dream Come True

Holly Berry
Long May She Wave: The True Story of Caroline Pickersgill and Her Star-Spangled Creation

Brian Biggs
This is Not a Normal Animal Book

Serge Bloch
George and His Shadow

Serge Bloch
In the Beginning: Illustrated Stories from the Old Testament

Alexandra Boiger
She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World

Lizi Boyd
I Wrote You a Note

Lisa Brown
Goldfish Ghost

Peter Brown
Creepy Pair of Underwear

Christopher Browne
Marlo

Iacopo Bruno
Sergeant Reckless: The True Story of the Little Horse Who Became a Hero

Carolina Búzio |
Babies Can Sleep Anywhere

Nancy Carpenter
A Letter to My Teacher

Nancy Carpenter
Balderdash! John Newbery and the Boisterous Birth of Children's Books

Tad Carpenter
Monster's New Undies

Tad Carpenter
Tugboat Bill and the River Rescue

Lauren Castillo
A Boy, a Mouse, and a Spider: The Story of E. B. White

Lauren Castillo
Twenty Yawns

Melissa Castrillon
If I Had a Little Dream

Alina Chau
The Nian Monster

Benjamin Chaud
A Funny Thing Happened at the Museum . . .

Emma Chichester Clark
Three Little Monkeys

Don Clark
The World Shines for You

Bryan Collier
Hey Black Child

Raúl Colón
Miguel's Brave Knight: Young Cervantes and His Dream of Don Quixote

Sally Wern Comport
Nile Crossing

Floyd Cooper
Frederick Douglass: The Lion Who Wrote History

Floyd Cooper
The Ring Bearer

Matthew Cordell
Wolf in the Snow

Gaia Cornwall
Jabari Jumps

Samantha Cotterill
Charlotte and the Rock

Samantha Cotterill
No More Bows

Rémi Courgeon
Feather

B. B. Cronin
The Lost Picnic

Mike Curato
Little Elliot, Fall Friends

Christine Davenier
Emma's Circus

Christine Davenier
Poetry for Kids: Emily Dickinson

Jenni Desmond
The Polar Bear

Mariachiara di Giorgio
Professional Crocodile

Frank W. Dormer
Firefighter Duckies!

Julie Downing
Lotus and Feather

Vittoria Facchini
5 Cherries

Ian Falconer
Olivia the Spy

Matt Faulkner
What’s the Big Deal About Freedom

Tatyana Fazlalizadeh
Libba: The Magnificent Musical Life of Elizabeth Cotten

Jay Fleck
Double Take! A New Look at Opposites

Jay Fleck
Everything You

Brian Floca
Princess Cora and the Crocodile

Matthew Forsythe
The Gold Leaf

Matthew Forsythe
The Bad Mood and the Stick

Deborah Freedman
This House, Once

Susan Gal
A World of Cookies for Santa: Follow Santa's Tasty Trip Around the World

Chris Gall
The Littlest Train

Susie Ghahremani
What Will Grow?

Sabina Gibson
Wolfie Paints the Town

Geneviève Godbout
My Little Golden Book About Johnny Appleseed

Lorena Alvarez Gómez
Starring Carmen

E. B. Goodale
Windows

Gus Gordon
The Catawampus Cat

Stephaine Graegin
Little Fox in the Forest

Emily Gravett
Tidy

Rebecca Green
How to Make Friends with a Ghost

William Grill
The Wolves of Currumpaw

Chuck Groenink
The Friend Ship

Brett Helquist
Martina & Chrissie: The Greatest Rivalry in the History of Sports

Sophy Henn
Pass It On

Jen Hill
Spring for Sophie

The Brothers Hilts
Sometimes It's Storks

Ekua Holmes
Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets

Morag Hood
I Am Bat

Rebecca Minhsuan Huang
Bobo and the New Baby

Molly Idle
Flora and the Chicks: A Counting Book

Rachel Isadora
I Just Want to Say Good Night

Yasmeen Ismail
Imagine That! Let Your Mind Run Wild

Jarvis
Ready, Set, Build!

Alison Jay
Bee & Me

Eda Kaban
We Are Brothers, We Are Friends

Gerald Kelley
Please Please the Bees

Kerascoët
Malala's Magic Pencil

Jaime Kim
La La La: A Story of Hope

Jon Klassen
The Wolf, the Duck, and the Mouse

M. Sarah Klise
Stay: A Girl, a Dog, a Bucket List

Madeline Kloepper
Little Blue Chair

Joseph Kuefler
Rulers of the Playground

Matt Lamothe
This Is How We Do It: One Day in the Lives of Seven Kids from around the World

Suzy Lee
Lines

Suzy Lee
This Beautiful Day

Renata Liwska
Dormouse Dreams

Renata Liwska
Places to Be

Corinna Luyken
The Book of Mistakes

Scott Magoon
I Have a Balloon

Scott Magoon 
I Will Not Eat You

Keith Mallett
Take a Picture of Me, James VanDerZee!

Amy Martin
Music Is...

Marc Martin
A River

Juana Martinez-Neal
La Princesa and the Pea

Barbara McClintock
The Five Forms

Patrick McDonnell
The Little Red Cat Who Ran Away and Learned His ABC's (the Hard Way)

Juana Medina
ABC Pasta: An Entertaining Alphabet

Tim Miller
Margarash

Dinara Mirtalipova
The Princess and the Pea

Daniel Miyares
That is My Dream!

Daniel Miyares
That Neighbor Kid

Rhode Montijo
The Gumazing Gum Girl!: Gum Luck

Frank Morrison
Muhammad Ali: A Champion Is Born

Il Sung Na
Bird, Balloon, Bear

Christopher Silas Neal
I Won't Eat That

Christopher Silas Neal
Over and Under the Pond

Kadir Nelson
Blue Sky White Stars

Robert Neubecker
Keith Haring: The Boy Who Just Kept Drawing

Robert Neubecker
King Louie's Shoes: How Louis XIV Invented Platform Shoes

Tao Nyeu
Mama's Kisses

Lauren O'Hara
Hortense and the Shadow

Debbie Ridpath Ohi
Sam & Eva

Pete Oswald
The Bad Seed

Kenard Pak
The Fog

Charley Palmer
Mama Africa! How Miriam Makeba Spread Hope with Her Song

Julie Paschkis
Magic Spell

C.F. Payne
Mickey Mantle: The Commerce Comet

LeUyen Pham
Fallingwater

LeUyen Pham
Vampirina at the Beach

Levi Pinfold
The Song from Somewhere Else

Brian Pinkney
In Your Hands

Brian Pinkney
Let's Clap, Jump, Sing & Shout; Dance, Spin & Turn It Out! Games, Songs, and Stories from an African American Childhood

Greg Pizzoli
I Love You Like a Pig

Greg Pizzoli
The 12 Days of Christmas

Antoinette Portis
Now

Marjorie Priceman
The Music of Life: Bartolomeo Cristofori & the Invention of the Piano

Fatinha Ramos
Sonia Delaunay: A Life of Color

James E. Ransome
Before She Was Harriet

John J. Reiss
Colors

Adam Rex
The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors

Lori Richmond
Pax and Blue

David Roberts
The Chinese Emperor's New Clothes

Christian Robinson
Antoinette

Christian Robinson
When's My Birthday?

Maggie Rudy
City Mouse, Country Mouse

Greg Ruth
Old Turtle: Questions of the Heart

Greg Ruth
Rolling Thunder

Sergio Ruzzier
Tales for the Perfect Child

Felicita Sala
I Don't Draw, I Color

Sonia Sánchez
Green Green: A Community Gardening Story

Sonia Sánchez
The Wonderful Habits of Rabbits

Dan Santat
After the Fall: How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again

Judy Schachner
Sarabella's Thinking Cap

Jared Andrew Schorr
Better Together A Book of Family

Esmé Shapiro
Yak and Dove

Bob Shea
The Scariest Book Ever

Chris Sheban
What to Do with a Box

Yuko Shimizu
A Crack in the Sea

Jessie Sima
Not Quite Narwhal

Isabelle Simler
Plume

Isabelle Simler
The Blue Hour

Peter Sís
Robinson

Hope Anita Smith
My Daddy Rules the World: Poems about Dads

Lane Smith
A Perfect Day

Lane Smith
I'm Just No Good at Rhyming: And Other Nonsense for Mischievous Kids and Immature Grown-Ups

Sydney Smith
Smoot: A Rebellious Shadow

Richard Smythe
Watersong

Marco Somà
The Call of the Swamp

Marco Somà
The Queen of the Frogs

Carey Sookocheff
Wet

Bob Staake
The Book of Gold

Becca Stadtlander
Look! What Do You See? An Art Puzzle Book of American & Chinese Songs

Erin Stead
The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine

Susan Stockdale
Fantastic Flowers

Shadra Strickland
A Child's Book of Prayers and Blessings: From Faiths and Cultures Around the World

Tom Sullivan
Blue vs. Yellow

Melissa Sweet
Cricket in the Thicket: Poems about Bugs

Corey R. Tabor
Fox and the Bike Ride

Chihiro Takeuchi
Can You Find My Robot's Arm?

Miguel Tanco
You and Me, Me and You

Matt Tavares
Red and Lulu

Justin K. Thompson
Faraway Fox

Paul Thurlby
NY Is for New York

Katherine Tillotson
All Ears, All Eyes

Evan Turk
Muddy: The Story of Blues Legend Muddy Waters

Rowboat Watkins
Pete With No Pants

Brendan Wenzel
Life

Eliza Wheeler
John Ronald's Dragons: The Story of J. R. R. Tolkien

Lee White
Emma and the Whale

Mo Willems
Sam, the Most Scaredy-Cat Kid in the Whole World

Mike Wimmer
Abraham

Jeanette Winter
The Secret Project

Jeanette Winter
The World Is Not a Rectangle: A Portrait of Architect Zaha Hadid

Katy Wu
Grace Hopper: Queen of Computer Code

Dan Yaccarino
Morris Mole

Taeeun Yoo
Round

JooHee Yoon
The Steadfast Tin Soldier

Toni Yuly
Thank You, Bees

Yuval Zommer
The Street Beneath My Feet

Elizabeth Zunon
The Legendary Miss Lena Horne