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Winter Classics: An old and a new

A few weeks ago I pulled out our winter and Christmas picture books. We also picked up a few new ones.

One of our most favorite winter books is… 277 more words


The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton

“The Little House” is another wonderful children’s story by Virginia Lee Burton, the author of “Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel”. “The Little House”, a winner of the 1943 Caldecott Medal, is built around the theme of development, of city building and return to roots. 483 more words

Wednesday's wood cutter ...

I like these images by Mary Azarian,  they are wood cuts while they are bigger than wood engravings they tell a story. They are also from… 139 more words


Finders Keepers

Written by William Lipkind and Illustrated by Nicolas Mordvinoff Voyager Books, 1951 Awards: Caldecott Medal (1952)

Two dogs were digging in the yard. One had a spot on his head.

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Caldecott Medal

UP!--Randolph Caldecott: The Man Behind the Medal

Born in Chester, England on March 22, 1846, Randolph Caldecott, the British artist and illustrator, made an indelible mark in the world of children’s book publishing during his short life, having died just shy of his 40th birthday on February 12, 1886. 774 more words