Ladybug Nominee

A Polar Bear in the Snow by Mac Barnett and Shawn Harris (Candlewick Press, 2020)

 There is a polar bear in the snow. Where is he going?

About Mac Barnett

Mac Barnett is a New York Times-bestselling author of stories for children. His work has been translated into more than 30 languages and sold more than 3 million copies worldwide. His books Extra Yarn and Count the Monkeys were past Ladybug Picture Book nominees.  His website is https://www.macbarnett.com/

About Shawn Harris

Shawn Harris is an award-winning creator of books for kids. His authorial debut was Have You Ever Seen A Flower and was the recipient of a Caldecott Honor. Harris has illustrated a number of other books, including Her Right Foot by Dave Eggers, and Everyone’s Awake by Colin Meloy. He lives in Northern California, where he also likes to write songs, surf, and play racquetball. His website is https://www.shawnharris.info/

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This is one of ten titles nominated for the 2022 Ladybug Picture Book Award.
We will be posting information about a different nominee each Friday throughout the summer and will issue a pdf voters guide featuring all ten titles at Labor Day.

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