La lista dei migliori libri illustrati per bambini compilata ogni anno, dal 1952, dal New York Time Book Review
Best Illustrated Children’s Books 2009
Only a Witch Can Fly
By Alison McGhee. Illustrated by Taeeun Yoo.
Feiwel & Friends. (Ages 4 to 8)
Moonshot : The Flight of Apollo 11 Written and illustrated by Brian Floca.
Richard Jackson/Atheneum. (Ages 4 to 7)
The Odd Egg Written and illustrated by Emily Gravett.
Simon & Schuster. (Ages 4 to 8)
A Penguin Story Written and illustrated by Antoinette Portis.
HarperCollins. (Ages 4 to 8)
The Lion & the Mouse Illustrated by Jerry Pinkney.
Little, Brown. (Ages 3 to 6)
The Snow Day Written and illustrated by Komako Sakai.
Arthur A. Levine/Scholastic. (Ages 3 to 5)
Tales from Outer Suburbia Written and illustrated by Shaun Tan.
Arthur A. Levine/Scholastic. (Ages 12 and up)
Yummy : Eight Favorite Fairy Tales Written and illustrated by Lucy Cousins.
Candlewick. (Ages 3 and up)
White Noise By David A. Carter.
Little Simon/Simon & Schuster. (Ages 3 and up)
All the World By Liz Garton Scanlon. Illustrated by Marla Frazee.
Beach Lane/Simon & Schuster. (Ages 4 to 7)
Fonte: THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW