Books

 

 

Lucy

Lucy by Randy Cecil. Published by Candlewick Press, August 2016. Starred reviews from Publishers Weekly and Kirkus Reviews. View the trailer for the book HERE.

Evermore

Evermore Dragon by Barbara Joose, illustrated by Randy Cecil. Published by Candlewick Press, August 2015.

Lovabye Dragon

Lovabye Dragon by Barbara Joosse, Illustrated by Randy Cecil. Published by Candlewick Press, September 2012. Starred reviews from Publishers Weekly and Booklist. Featured in The New York Times Book Review and The Wallstreet Journal, and a 2012 Little Bird Award winner.

Horsefly and Honeybee

Horsefly and Honeybee by Randy Cecil. Published by Henry Holt, March 2012. Featured in The New York Times Sunday Book Review. Starred review from School Library Journal and included on the 2013 Texas 2X2 Reading list.

Brontorina by James Howe, illustrated by Randy Cecil. Published by Candlewick Press, August 2010. Starred Review from Booklist, an Indie Next List book, and an Amazon.com Best Book of the Month.

Wokka Wokka

How do you wokka-Wokka? by Elizabeth Bluemle, illustrated by Randy Cecil. Published by Candlewick Press, August 2009. Starred review from School Library Journal.

Duck by Randy Cecil. Published by Candlewick Press, March 2008. A Junior Library Guild Selection, Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Award, a CCBC Choice for 2009.

Gator by Randy Cecil. Published by Candlewick Press, March 2007. Included in the Society of Illustrators Original Art Show 2007, a CCBC Choice for 2008.

Looking for a Moose by Phyllis Root, illustrated by Randy Cecil. Published by Candlewick Press, August 2006. A Junior Library Guild Selection, starred review and blue Ribbon from the Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, and included on the Texas Library Association 2X2 Reading List.

My Father the Dog by Elizabeth Bluemle, illustrated by Randy Cecil. Published by Candlewick Press, April 2006. A Booksense Pick and winner of the 2007-2008 Wanda Gag Book Award.

We've all got Bellybuttons! By David Martin, illustrated by Randy Cecil. Published by Candlewick Press, 2005. Oppenheim Toy Portfloio Award.

And Here's to You! By David Elliott, illustrated By Randy Cecil. Published by Candlewick Press, 2004. A New York Times Best Seller, featured on NPR's Weekend Edition, CBC Children's Choice.

One Dark and Dreadful Night by Randy Cecil. Published by Henry Holt, 2004. Kirkus starred review. Publishers Weekly starred review. Included in The Society of Illustrators Original Art Show.

The Lovesick Salesman by Margaret Gray, illustrated by Randy Cecil. Published by Henry Holt, 2004

One is a Snail, Ten is a Crab by April Pulley Sayre and Jeff Sayre, Illustrated by Randy Cecil. Published by Candlewick Press, 2003. An ALA Notable Book, Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, Blue Ribbon.

Big Day on the River by Sarah Wilson, illustrated by Randy Cecil. Published by Henry Holt, 2003. On Bank Street's Best Children's Books of the Year list, Starred review from School Library Journal.

The Runaway Tortilla by Eric Kimmel, illustrated by Randy Cecil. Published by Winslow Press, 2003. Kentucky Bluegrass Award.

The Ugly Princess and the Wise Fool by Margaret Gray, illustrated by Randy Cecil. Published by Henry Holt, 2002. A Christopher Award winner.

Dusty Locks and the Three Bears by Susan Lowell, illustrated by Randy Cecil. Published by Henry Holt, 2001. A Junior Library Guild Selection.

The Forgetful Bears by Larry Weinberg, illustrated by Randy Cecil. Published by Golden Books, 2000.

The Singing Chick by Victoria Stenmark, illustrated by Randy Cecil. Published by Henry Holt, 1999. Indiana Young Hoosier Award.

Dear Dr. Sillybear by Dian Curtis Regan, illustrated by Randy Cecil. Published by Henry Holt, 1997.

Little Red Cowboy Hat by Susan Lowell, illustrated by Randy Cecil. Published by Henry Holt, 1997. School Library Journal starred review. A Junior Library Guild Selection. Included in Brooklyn Public Library "100 Books to read and share" original art show.

Baby's Breakfast by Emilie Poulsson, illustrated by Randy Cecil. Published by Henry Holt, 1996. Reading Magic Award, Parenting Magazine.

 

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