Celebrate the 60th anniversary of the New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Books by reading!  This is a great list of some gorgeous books.  Here are the winners:

Bear Despair The Beetle Book

Bear Despair by Gaëtan Dorémus
The Beetle Book by Steve Jenkins

House Held Up by TreesThe Hueys in the New Sweater
House Held Up by Trees by Ted Kooser, illustrated by Jon Klassen

The Hueys in the New Sweater by Oliver Jeffers

Infinity and Me Little Bird
Infinity and Me by Kate Hosford, illustrated by Gabi Swiatkowska
Little Bird by Germano Zullo, illustrated by Albertine

One Times Square: A Century of Change at the Crossroads of the World Red Knit Cap Girl
One Times Square: A Century of Change at the Crossroads of the World by Joe McKendry
Red Knit Cap Girl by Naoko Stoop

Stephen and the Beetle Unspoken: A Story From the Underground Railroad
Stephen and the Beetle by Jorge Luján, illustrated by Chiara Carrer
Unspoken: A Story from the Underground Railroad by Henry Cole