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Encyclopedia > Caldecott Medal
Caldecott Medal

Awarded for Most distinguished American picture book for children
Presented by Association for Library Service to Children
Country Flag of the United States United States
First awarded 1938
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The Caldecott Medal is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children published that year. It was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. Together with the Newbery Medal, it is the most prestigious American children's book award. Picture Book was a BBC TV series that first appeared in 1955. ... The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) is a division of the American Library Association. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) is a division of the American Library Association. ... ALA Logo The American Library Association (ALA) is a group based in the United States that promotes libraries and library education internationally. ... Picture Book was a BBC TV series that first appeared in 1955. ... Randolph Caldecott (1846-1886) was a British artist, born in Chester and was the eponym of the Caldecott Medal. ... The John Newbery Medal is a literary award given by the Association for Library Service to Children of the American Library Association (ALA) to the author of the outstanding American book for children. ...


The Caldecott Medal was designed by Rene Paul Chambellan in 1937. The scene on the face of the medal is derived from Randolph Caldecott's illustrations for The Diverting Story of John Gilpin where Gilpin is astride a runaway horse, which in turn was based on a poem from 1782 by William Cowper.[1][2] The reverse of the medal depicts another of Caldecott's llustrations, "Four and twenty blackbirds bak'd in a pie." Shrine of the Little Flower, Royal Oak, Michigan Rene Paul Chambellan (September 15, 1893 – November 29, 1955) was an American sculptor, born in West Hoboken, New Jersey. ... Year 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... John Gilpin (18th century) was a real-life character whose exploits became legendary and featured in a well-known comic ballad by William Cowper of 1782, entitled, The Diverting History of John Gilpin. ... Portrait of William Cowper attributed to Romney. ... See also Sing a Song of Sixpence, a Sesame Beginnings book. ...


The Caldecott Medal is not to be confused with the Caldecott Honor citation, which is conferred annually to worthy runners-up. The Caldecott Medal is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children published that year. ...

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Caldecott Medal recipients

Year Illustrator Book
2008 Brian Selznick The Invention of Hugo Cabret
2007 David Wiesner Flotsam
2006 Chris Raschka The Hello, Goodbye Window
2005 Kevin Henkes Kitten's First Full Moon
2004 Mordicai Gerstein The Man Who Walked Between the Towers
2003 Eric Rohmann My Friend Rabbit
2002 David Wiesner The Three Pigs
2001 David Small So You Want to Be President?
2000 Simms Taback Joseph Had a Little Overcoat
1999 Mary Azarian Snowflake Bentley
1998 Paul O. Zelinsky Rapunzel
1997 David Wisniewski Golem
1996 Peggy Rathmann Officer Buckle and Gloria
1995 David Diaz Smoky Night
1994 Allen Say Grandfather's Journey
1993 Emily Arnold McCully Mirette on the High Wire
1992 David Wiesner Tuesday
1991 David Macaulay Black and White
1990 Ed Young Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China
1989 Stephen Gammell Song and Dance Man
1988 John Schoenherr Owl Moon
1987 Richard Egielski Hey, Al
1986 Chris Van Allsburg The Polar Express
1985 Trina Schart Hyman Saint George and the Dragon
1984 Alice and Martin Provensen The Glorious Flight: Across the Channel with Louis Bleriot
1983 Marcia Brown Shadow
1982 Chris Van Allsburg Jumanji
1981 Arnold Lobel Fables
1980 Barbara Cooney Ox-Cart Man
1979 Paul Goble The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses
1978 Peter Spier Noah's Ark
1977 Leo and Diane Dillon Ashanti to Zulu: African Traditions
1976 Leo and Diane Dillon Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears
1975 Gerald McDermott Arrow to the Sun
1974 Margot Zemach Duffy and the Devil
1973 Blair Lent The Funny Little Woman
1972 Nonny Hogrogian One Fine Day
1971 Gail E. Haley A Story a Story
1970 William Steig Sylvester and the Magic Pebble
1969 Uri Shulevitz The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship
1968 Ed Emberley Drummer Hoff
1967 Evaline Ness Sam, Bangs, and Moonshine
1966 Nonny Hogrogian Always Room for One More
1965 Beni Montresor May I Bring a Friend?
1964 Maurice Sendak Where the Wild Things Are
1963 Ezra Jack Keats The Snowy Day
1962 Marcia Brown Once a Mouse
1961 Nicolas Sidjakov Baboushka and the Three Kings
1960 Marie Hall Ets Nine Days to Christmas
1959 Barbara Cooney Chanticleer and the Fox
1958 Robert McCloskey Time of Wonder
1957 Marc Simont A Tree is Nice
1956 Feodor Rojankovsky Frog Went A-Courtin'
1955 Marcia Brown Cinderella, or the Little Glass Slipper
1954 Ludwig Bemelmans Madeline's Rescue
1953 Lynd Ward The Biggest Bear
1952 Nicholas Mordvinoff Finders Keepers
1951 Katherine Milhous The Egg Tree
1950 Leo Politi Song of the Swallows
1949 Berta and Elmer Hader The Big Snow
1948 Roger Duvoisin White Snow, Bright Snow
1947 Leonard Weisgard The Little Island
1946 Maud and Miska Petersham The Rooster Crows
1945 Elizabeth Orton Jones Prayer for a Child
1944 Louis Slobodkin Many Moons
1943 Virginia Lee Burton The Little House
1942 Robert McCloskey Make Way for Ducklings
1941 Robert Lawson They Were Strong and Good
1940 Ingri and Edgar Parin d'Aulaire Abraham Lincoln
1939 Thomas Handforth Mei Li
1938 Dorothy P. Lathrop Animals of the Bible

2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... Brian Selznick (born 14 July 1966 in East Brunswick, New Jersey) is an American author and illustrator of childrens books. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... David Wiesner (1956-) is an American author and illustrator of childrens books and publications. ... Flotsam is a childrens book written and illustrated by David Wiesner. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Christopher Raschka is an American author, illustrator, and violist. ... The Hello, Goodbye Window (ISBN 0-7868-0914-0) is the name of the 2005 book and the window in the book. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Kevin Henkes (1960-) is a noted childrens book author and illustrator, most famous for his book, Kittens First Full Moon, which won the Caldecott Medal. ... Kittens First Full Moon is a 2004 book by Kevin Henkes that won the 2005 Caldecott Medal. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Mordicai Gerstein, born November 25, 1935 in LA (California, USA), is an American artist, writer, and film director, best known for illustrating and writing childrens books. ... The Man Who Walked Between the Towers is a 2003 childrens book by Mordicai Gerstein that won the 2004 Caldecott Medal. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Eric Rohmann is an author and illustrator of childrens books. ... My Friend Rabbit is a 2002 book by Eric Rohmann. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... David Wiesner (1956-) is an American author and illustrator of childrens books and publications. ... The Three Pigs is a book by David Wiesner. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... David Small (born February 12, 1945 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American author and illustrator. ... So You Want to Be President? is the title of a 2000 book by Judith St. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... Simms Taback is an author and illustrator. ... Joseph Had a Little Overcoat (ISBN 0-670-87855-3) is the title of a 1999 book by Simms Taback that won the 2000 Caldecott Medal. ... This article is about the year. ... Mary Azarian (born 1940) is a woodcut artist and childrens book illustrator. ... Snowflake Bentley is a book written by Jacqueline Briggs Martin and illustrated by Mary Azarian. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... Paul O. Zelinsky is an American author and illustrator. ... Rapunzel is a book by Paul O. Zelinsky. ... For the band, see 1997 (band). ... David Wisniewski (born in England - died September 11, 2002 in Alexandria, Virginia at age 49), was a childrens author and illustrator. ... Golem is a 1996 picture book written and illustrated by David Wisniewski. ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... Peggy Rathmann is an award winning American author and illustrator. ... Officer Buckle and Gloria is the name of the 1995 story and main characters of the story by Peggy Rathmann that won the 1996 Caldecott Medal. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... David Diaz (born 1960) is an American illustrator, best known for his illustrations of the dramatic book Smoky Night by Eve Bunting that won him the 1995 Caldecott Medal. ... Smoky Night is a 1994 childrens book by Eve Bunting. ... Year 1994 (MCMXCIV) The year 1994 was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by the United Nations. ... Allen Say (1939-) (James Allen Koichi Moriwaki Seii) is an Asian-American author and illustrator best known for his book Grandfathers Journey, a picture book detailing his grandfathers voyage from Japan to the United States and back again, which won the 1994 Caldecott Medal. ... Grandfathers Journey is a book by Allen Say. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... Emily Arnold McCully is a childrens author who was born in Galesburg, Illinois, in 1939, but grew up in Garden City, New York. ... Mirette on the High Wire is a childrens book by Emily Arnold McCully, which won the Caldecott Medal in 1993. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... David Wiesner (1956-) is an American author and illustrator of childrens books and publications. ... Tuesday is a book by David Wiesner. ... Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... David Macaulay (born December 2, 1946 in Lancashire, England) is an author and illustrator. ... Black and White is a book by David Macaulay. ... Year 1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar). ... Ed Young (November 28, 1931 –), born Ed (Tse-chun) Young, is a Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator and author of picture books. ... Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ... Illustrator for many childrens books. ... Song and Dance Man (ISBN 0-394-89330-1) is the title of a 1988 book by Karen Ackerman and illustrated by Stephen Gammell. ... Year 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar). ... The Falling Torch (1962 paperback edition), cover painting by John Schoenherr John Schoenherr is an American illustrator who was born in New York City, July 5, 1935. ... Owl Moon (ISBN 0-399-21457-7) is a 1987 novel by Jane Yolen, illustrated by John Schoenherr. ... Year 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays 1987 Gregorian calendar). ... Richard Egielski (born July 16, 1952 in New York City) is an American illustrator most famous for Hey, Al, a book that Arthur Yorinks wrote, but for which Egielski won the 1987 Caldecott Medal for his illustrations. ... Hey, Al is a book written by Arthur Yorinks and illustrated by Richard Egielski. ... Year 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar). ... Chris Van Allsburg (born June 18, 1949 in Grand Rapids, Michigan) is an American author and illustrator of childrens books. ... The Polar Express is a 1985 childrens book (ISBN 0-86264-143-8) written and illustrated by Chris Van Allsburg, a former professor at the Rhode Island School of Design. ... This article is about the year. ... Trina Schart Hyman (April 8, 1939 - November 19, 2004) was an American illustrator of childrens books. ... Saint George and the Dragon is a book written by Margaret Hodges and illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman. ... This article is about the year. ... Alice Provensen (1918 August 14 - present) and Martin Provensen (1916 July 10 - 1987 March) were an American author-illustrator team who created childrens books. ... Alice Provensen (1918 August 14 - present) and Martin Provensen (1916 July 10 - 1987 March) were an American author-illustrator team who created childrens books. ... Year 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar). ... Marcia Joan Brown (born July 13, 1918 in Rochester, New York) is an American childrens author and illustrator. ... Shadow is a book originally written by Blaise Cendrars and illustrated by Marcia Brown. ... Year 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar). ... Chris Van Allsburg (born June 18, 1949 in Grand Rapids, Michigan) is an American author and illustrator of childrens books. ... This article is about the book Jumanji. ... Year 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Gregorian calendar). ... Arnold Lobel Arnold Lobel (born May 22, 1933, died December 4, 1987) was a popular author of childrens books. ... Fables is a book by Arnold Lobel. ... Year 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar). ... Barbara Cooney (1917–2000) was an American childrens author and illustrator of more than 200 books and double Caldecott Medalist. ... Ox-Cart Man (ISBN 0-14-050441-9) is the title of a 1979 book written by Donald Hall and illustrated by Barbara Cooney. ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ... Paul Goble (1930-) is an award winning author and illustrator of childrens books, mostly Native American stories. ... The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses is a book by Paul Goble. ... Year 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar). ... Peter Spier is a Dutch-born American author and illustrator who has published more than thirty childrens books. ... Noahs Ark is a book by Peter Spier. ... Also: 1977 (album) by Ash. ... Leo and Diane Dillon are a husband and wife team of illustrators. ... Year 1976 Pick up sticks(MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Leo and Diane Dillon are a husband and wife team of illustrators. ... Why Mosquitoes Buzz in Peoples Ears is a picture book written for young children, which tells an African legend. ... Year 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Professor Gerald McDermott (born January 31, 1941 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American author, illustrator, graphic designer, and filmmaker. ... Arrow to the Sun is a 1973 short film and a 1974 book, both by Gerald McDermott. ... Year 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. ... Margot Zemach (1931-1989) an American illustrator, was the illustrator of over forty childrens books, mostly adaptions of folk tales from around the world. ... Duffy and the Devil is a book by Margot Zemach. ... For the song by James Blunt, see 1973 (song). ... Blair Lent (January 20, 1930-) is an American author and illustrator of mostly Chinese-themed books. ... The Funny Little Woman is a book by Blair Lent. ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nonny Hogrogian (1932-) is an American author and illustrator. ... One Fine Day is a book by Nonny Hogrogian. ... Year 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1971 Gregorian calendar, known as the year of cyclohexanol. ... Gail E. Haley (1939-) is an American author an illustrator. ... A Story a Story is a book by Gail E. Haley. ... Year 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... William Steig (November 14, 1907 – October 3, 2003) was a prolific American cartoonist, sculptor and, later in life, an author of popular childrens literature. ... Sylvester and the Magic Pebble (1970) is a childrens picture book written and illustrated by William Steig. ... Also: 1969 (number) 1969 (movie) 1969 (Stargate SG-1) episode. ... Uri Shulevitz (1935-) is an American author and illustrator. ... This is an article for the 1968 childrens picture book. ... Year 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Edward R. Emberley (born October 19, 1931) is an American artist and illustrator. ... Cover of Drummer Hoff Drummer Hoff (ISBN 067166249X) is the title and main character of a childrens book by Barbara and Ed Emberley. ... Year 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the 1967 Gregorian calendar. ... Evaline Ness (born Evaline Michelow; April 24, 1911 in Union City, Ohio- August 12, 1986) grew up in Pontiac, Michigan. ... Sam, Bangs, and Moonshine is a popular 1966 book by Evaline Ness. ... Year 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the 1966 Gregorian calendar. ... Nonny Hogrogian (1932-) is an American author and illustrator. ... Always Room for One More is a book by Sorche Nic Leodhas that won the Caldecott Medal for excellence in American childrens literature in 1966. ... Year 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1965 Gregorian calendar. ... Beni Montresor, Photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1964. ... May I Bring a Friend? (ISBN 0-689-71353-3) is a 1964 book by Beatrice Schenk de Regniers. ... Also Nintendo emulator: 1964 (emulator). ... Maurice Bernard Sendak (born June 10, 1928) is an American writer and illustrator of childrens literature who is best known for his book Where the Wild Things Are, published in 1963. ... This article is about the childrens book. ... For other uses, see 1963 (disambiguation). ... Ezra Jack Keats (born March 11, 1916, died May 6, 1983) was an artist and one of the greatest childrens literature authors and illustrators of the 20th Century. ... The Snow Day, Ezra Jack Keats, 1962. ... Year 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Marcia Joan Brown (born July 13, 1918 in Rochester, New York) is an American childrens author and illustrator. ... Once a Mouse is a 1961 book by Marcia Brown. ... Year 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nicholas Sidjakov (born December 16, 1924 in Riga, Latvia) is a Latvian-American illustrator of childrens books. ... Baboushka and the Three Kings is a book by Ruth Robbins and illustrated by Nicolas Sidjakov. ... Year 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Marie Hall Ets (born December 16, 1895 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin) is an american author. ... Nine Days to Christmas is a book by Marie Hall Ets and Aurora Labastida. ... Year 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Barbara Cooney (1917–2000) was an American childrens author and illustrator of more than 200 books and double Caldecott Medalist. ... The tale of Chanticleer and the Fox is a beast fable popularised by the 14th century Middle English poet Geoffrey Chaucer. ... Jan. ... Robert McCloskey (September 14, 1914 - June 30, 2003) was an American author and illustrator of childrens books. ... Time of Wonder is a 1957 childrens book written and illustrated by Robert McCloskey that won the Caldecott Medal in 1958. ... Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar). ... Marc Simont (born November 23, 1915 in Paris) is an artist, political cartoonist, and illustrator of more than a hundred childrens books. ... A Tree is Nice is a childrens picture book written by Janice May Udry and illustrated by Marc Simont. ... A car from 1956 Year 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Feodor Stepanovich Rojankovsky (December 24, 1891 – October 12, 1970), also known as Rojan, was a Russian emigré illustrator. ... Year 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1955 Gregorian calendar). ... Marcia Joan Brown (born July 13, 1918 in Rochester, New York) is an American childrens author and illustrator. ... Cinderella, or the Little Glass Slipper is a book illustrated by Marcia Brown. ... Year 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Ludwig Bemelmans (April 27, 1898-October 1, 1962) was an American author and childrens book writer and illustrator. ... Madelines Rescue is a book by Ludwig Bemelmans, the second in the Madeline series. ... January 7 - President Harry S. Truman announces the United States has developed a hydrogen bomb. ... Lynd Kendall Ward (26 June 1905 – 28 June 1985) was an American artist and storyteller, and son of Methodist minister and prominent political organizer Harry F. Ward. ... The Biggest Bear is a childrens picture book by Lynd Ward, first published in 1952. ... Year 1952 (MCMLII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nicholas Mordvinoff (1911-1973) was a Russian born American artist who won the Caldecott Medal in 1952 for Finders Keepers, by William Lipkind, both writing under the pseudonym Nicholas and Will. ... Finders Keepers is a book written by William Lipkind and illustrated by Nicholas Mordvinoff. ... Year 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Katherine Milhous (1894-1977) was a newspaper illustrator and book designer. ... The Egg Tree is a 1950 book by Katherine Milhous that won the 1951 Caldecott Medal, based on Milhous family tradition. ... Year 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Leo Politi (1908–1996) was a U.S. artist and author who wrote and illustrated some 20 childrens books. ... Song of the Swallows is a book by Leo Politi. ... Year 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Berta Hoerner (1890?–February 6, 1976) and Elmer Stanley Hader (September 7, 1889-September 7, 1973) were a husband-and-wife team that illustrated more than 70 childrens books, about half of which they also wrote. ... The Big Snow is a book by Berta and Elmer Hader. ... Year 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the 1948 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Roger Duvoisin (1904-1980) was a Swiss-American author and illustrator. ... White Snow, Bright Snow is a 1947 book by Alvin Tresselt and illustrated by Roger Duvoisin. ... Year 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1947 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Leonard Weisgard (1916-2000) was an American author and illustrator of more than 200 childrens books, most famous for his collaborations with Margaret Wise Brown. ... The Little Island is a book by Margaret Wise Brown under the pseudonym Golden MacDonald and illustrated by Leonard Weisgard. ... Year 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full 1946 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Maud (1890-1971) and Miska (1888-1960) Petersham were an illustrating husband-and-wife team who are most famous for writing and illustrating The Rooster Crows, a book of American songs, rhymes, and games in the tradition of Mother Goose, which won the 1946 Caldecott Medal. ... The Rooster Crows is a book by Maud and Miska Petersham. ... Year 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... Elizabeth Orton Jones (June 25, 1910 - May 10, 2005) was an American illustrator. ... Prayer for a Child is a 1944 book by Rachel Field. ... Year 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Illustrator of numerous childrens books, and author. ... Many Moons is a childrens picture book written by James Thurber and illustrated by Louis Slobodkin. ... Year 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1943 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Virginia Lee Burton (born August 30, 1909, in Newton Centre, Massachusetts, died October 15, 1968) was an American illustrator and childrens book author. ... The Little House is the title of a 1942 book written and illustrated by Virginia Lee Burton. ... Year 1942 (MCMXLII) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link will display the full 1942 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Robert McCloskey (September 14, 1914 - June 30, 2003) was an American author and illustrator of childrens books. ... Make Way for Ducklings is a childrens picture book written and illustrated by Robert McCloskey. ... For other uses, see 1941 (disambiguation). ... Robert Lawson (born October 4, 1892 in New York City - died 1957) was an author and commercial artist. ... They Were Strong and Good is a book by Robert Lawson that won the Caldecott Medal for excellence in American childrens literature in 1941. ... Year 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full 1940 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Abraham Lincoln is a book by Ingri and Edgar Parin dAulaire about Abraham Lincoln. ... Year 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Thomas Scofield Handforth (1897–1948) was an American artist and etcher. ... Mei Li is a book by Thomas Handforth. ... Year 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Dorothy Pulis Lathrop (1891-1980) was an American author and illustrator. ... Animals of the Bible is a book by Dorothy P. Lathrop. ...

Recipients of Multiple Caldecotts

2 Medals: Leo and Diane Dillon, Chris Van Allsburg, Barbara Cooney, Nonny Hogrogian, Robert McCloskey
3 Medals: Marcia Brown, David Wiesner Leo and Diane Dillon are a husband and wife team of illustrators. ... Chris Van Allsburg (born June 18, 1949 in Grand Rapids, Michigan) is an American author and illustrator of childrens books. ... Barbara Cooney (1917–2000) was an American childrens author and illustrator of more than 200 books and double Caldecott Medalist. ... Nonny Hogrogian (1932-) is an American author and illustrator. ... Robert McCloskey (September 14, 1914 - June 30, 2003) was an American author and illustrator of childrens books. ... Marcia Joan Brown (born July 13, 1918 in Rochester, New York) is an American childrens author and illustrator. ... David Wiesner (1956-) is an American author and illustrator of childrens books and publications. ...


External links

  • Caldecott Medal - official page
  • Caldecott Medal winners by year
  • American Library Association: Caldecott Medal Winners for 1938 to the present.
  • The most honored Caldecott Medal honor books

References

  1. ^ ALA About the Caldecott Medal.
  2. ^ Caldecott's Picture Book "John Gilpin".

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