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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…

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Flotsam

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

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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. 

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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.

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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:

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Slice of Life Tuesday: Who's Having More Fun?

I just opened the front door and found two boxes on the freezing cold front porch. I stepped outside for a few seconds to carry the unexpected, … 308 more words

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