Since 1997 Vermont school children in kindergarten through fourth grade have read 10 nominated picture books, then voted for their favorite to receive the Red Clover Book Award.
The winner for 2017 – 18 is “Frankencrayon,” written and illustrated by Michael Hall.
The nine other nominated titles, all published in 2016, were:
“Daniel Finds a Poem,” written and illustrated by Micha Archer.
“Whoosh! Lonnie Johnson’s Super Soaking Stream of Inventions,” written by Chris Barton, illustrated by Don Tate.
“Dragon Was Terrible” written by Kelly DiPucchio, illustrated by Greg Pizzoli.