Tags » Caldecott Medal

BookPeople's Day with the Legendary Jerry Pinkney!

~post by Meghan G., Children’s Book Buyer

Yesterday, we had the tremendous fortune to host one of our favorite children’s book creators, the acclaimed and many times awarded… 287 more words

Caldecott Quick Thoughts 2015

In this annual post, I share my thoughts on the Caldecott medal winner and honor books.

If you are as intrigued by the selection process as I am, you may be interested in the following link that I originally posted back in 2011: 861 more words

Children's Picture Books

The Lion and the Mouse

Written and Illustrated by Jerry Pinkney Little, Brown and Company, 2009 Awards: Caldecott Medal

Who who whoooo

The plot in a nutshell:  A lion spares a mouse, who returns the favor…

416 more words
Caldecott Medal


Written and Illustrated by David Wiesner Clarion Books, 2000 Awards: Caldecott Medal

The plot in a nutshell:  A boy finds a camera washed up on the beach… 473 more words

Caldecott Medal

Kitten's First Full Moon

Written and Illustrated by Kevin Henkes Greenwillow Books, 2004 Awards:  Caldecott Medal

It was Kitten’s first full moon.  When she saw it, she thought, There’s a little bowl of milk in the sky. 

397 more words
Caldecott Medal

My Friend Rabbit

Written and Illustrated by Eric Rohmann Roaring Brook Press, 2002 Awards: Caldecott Medal

My friend Rabbit means well. But whatever he does, wherever he goes, trouble follows.

351 more words
Caldecott Medal

Joseph Had a Little Overcoat

Written and Illustrated by Simms Taback Viking, 1999 Awards: Caldecott Medal

Joseph had a little overcoat. It was old and worn.

The plot in a nutshell:

395 more words
Caldecott Medal