A Ball for Daisy by Chris Raschka
Caldecott Medal, 2012
The Caldecott medal went to this book for 2012. The Randolph Caldecott Medal is awarded annually to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children
A Ball for Daisy is a story of loss — a little dog loses her favorite red ball to a much larger dog. Check out this book to find out what happens! (It has a happy ending).
Chris Raschka does an amazing job of drawing every nuance of this little dog's emotions. You can tell when she is happy (perky ears), sad (droopy tail)...simply delightful.
Here are some selections from this adorable picture book: