The Children's Book Council has announced the finalists in the 2010 Children's Choice Book Awards. Between March 15th and May 3rd of this year, children across the country are invited to cast their votes on their favorites at the Children's Book Week website.
Finalists for Author and Illustrator of the Year are...
Author of the Year
Suzanne Collins, for Catching Fire
Carl Hiaasen, for Scat
Jeff Kinney, for Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw and Dog Days
Rick Riordan, for The Last Olympian
Illustrator of the Year
Peter Brown, for The Curious Garden
Robin Preiss Glasser, for Fancy Nancy: Explorer Extraordinaire!
Victoria Kann, for Goldilicious
Susan Roth, for Listen to the Wind
David Soman, for Ladybug Girl and Bumblebee Boy
For a complete list of finalists, see The Children's Book Council .