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The 23 Best Picture Books Of 2014

You'll love them just as much as the kids will. Ranked in no particular order.

1. A Lion in Paris by Beatrice Alemagna

2. Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker by Patricia Hruby Powell, illustrated by Christian Robinson

3. The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend by Dan Santat

4. The Book with No Pictures by B.J. Novak

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5. Time for Bed, Fred! by Yasmeen Ismail

6. Once Upon an Alphabet: Short Stories for All the Letters by Oliver Jeffers

7. 100 Bears by Magali Bardos

8. Hug Machine by Scott Campbell

9. Tippy and the Night Parade by Lilli Carré

10. Some Bugs by Angela DiTerlizzi, illustrated by Brendan Wenzel

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11. Peggy: A Brave Chicken on a Big Adventure by Anna Walker

12. The Mermaid and the Shoe by K.G. Campbell

13. Shh! We Have a Plan by Chris Haughton

14. Countablock by Christopher Franceschelli, illustrated by Peskimo

15. And Away We Go! by Migy

16. Emily's Blue Period by Cathleen Daly, illustrated by Lisa Brown

17. Sam and Dave Dig a Hole by Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen

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18. Go to Sleep, Little Farm by Mary Lyn Ray, illustrated by Christopher Silas Neal

19. Mix It Up! by Hervé Tullet

20. At the Same Moment, Around the World by Clotilde Perrin

21. Day Dreamers: A Journey of Imagination by Emily Winfield Martin

22. My Teacher Is a Monster! (No, I Am Not.) by Peter Brown

23. Telephone by Mac Barnett, illustrated by Jen Corace

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