2/08/12 10/08/10 Picture Books October 8, 2010 by Leta Shy I Want More! Get our Moms newsletter by tapping the button below. Instant Subscribe The Lion & the Mouse ($9) This 2010 winner tells the story of the Serengeti with few words. All the World ($12) A day in the life of a family includes the beach, a farmers market, a cafe, and more in this 2010 honoree. Red Sings From Treetops ($11) Seasons go from color to color in this lyrical 2010 honoree. The House in the Night ($12) Beautiful black-and-white scratch illustrations mixed with pops of yellow are the perfect complement to this 2009 winner's story of night. A Couple of Boys Have the Best Week Ever ($14) The fun is infectious in this 2009 honoree. A River of Words: The Story of William Carlos Williams ($12) This is just to say . . . that a picture book about the poet William Carlos Williams, like this 2009 honoree, sounds like the perfect gift for a creative child. The Invention of Hugo Cabret ($14) This 550-page 2008 winner is for the young-adult set, but anyone will appreciate the illustrations, which the author says are an integral part of the story. Henry's Freedom Box: A True Story From the Underground Railroad ($12) The story in this 2008 honoree is educational and beautifully illustrated. First the Egg ($10) This 2008 honoree tells the story of development and growth with eggs that turn into chickens and caterpillars into butterflies. The Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain ($12) Another picture book for 9- to 12-year-olds, this 2008 honoree tells the story of Cold War-Prague. Knuffle Bunny Too: A Case of Mistaken Identity ($10) Meander through Brooklyn with Knuffle Bunny in this 2008 honoree.