American Booksellers Book of the Year

Children's Prize

The Children's Literature Web Guide

American Booksellers Association.

Presented each year to the book voted by members of the American Booksellers Association as the one they most enjoy recommending. The ABBY was launched in 1991; the children's award was added in 1993.


*The Hat, Jan Brett (Putnam)

1998 Nominees:


*Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse, Kevin Henkes (Greenwillow)

1997 Nominees:


*Guess How Much I Love You, by Sam McBratney, illustrated by Anita Jeram (Candlewick Press)

1996 Nominees:


*The Rainbow Fish, by Marcus Pfister (North-South Books)

1995 Nominees:


*Stellaluna, Janell Cannon (Harcourt Brace)

1994 Nominees:


*Old Turtle, Douglas Wood, illus. by Cheng-Khee Chee (Pfeifer-Hamilton Publishing)

1993 NOminees:

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