BEACH FEET, by Kiyomi Konagaya, illustration by Masamitsu Saito; In the Tree House, by Andrew Larsen, illustration by Dušan Petričić; SAM & DAVE DIG A HOLE, by Mac Barnett, illustration by Jon Klassen; Chu's Day at the Beach, by Neil Gaiman, illustration by Adam Rex

FIREFLY JULY: A Year of Very Short Poems, by Paul B. Janeczko, illustration by Melissa Sweet; The Relatives Came, by Cynthia Rylant, illustration by Stephen Gammell; BLUEBERRIES FOR SAL, Robert McCloskey; AMERICANINE: A Haute Dog in New York, Yann Kebbi

Up and Down, Oliver Jeffers; FLORA and the Flamingo, Molly Idle; THE WATERMELON SEED, Greg Pizzoli; HENRY WORKS, D.B. Johnson

A Good Night Walk, Elisha Cooper; Picnic, John Burningham; The Gardener, by Sarah Stewart, illustration by David Small; The Big Book of Bugs, Yuval Zommer