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The Caldecott Awards - Part 2
By Cynthia Kirkeby
Apr 27, 2008, 01:03 PST

The Caldecott Award Book List

The Caldecott Award Book List

Part 2


Below is a list of children’s books that have won the coveted Caldecott Award.   The Association for Library Service to Children presents this award each year to the artist of the “most distinguished American picture book for children.”  I hope that you enjoy exploring the books on this list as much as I have through the years.


Visit the ALA/ALSC website to learn more about the Caldecott Award and the honor books that were also recognized by this society.


1960 - 1969


1969 - The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship, illustrated by Uri Shulevitz; text: retold by Arthur Ransome (Farrar)


1968 - Drummer Hoff, illustrated by Ed Emberley; text: adapted by Barbara Emberley (Prentice-Hall)


1967 - Sam, Bangs & Moonshine by Evaline Ness (Holt)


1966 - Always Room for One More, illustrated by Nonny Hogrogian; text: Sorche Nic Leodhas, pseud. [Leclair Alger] (Holt)


1965 - May I Bring a Friend? illustrated by Beni Montresor; text: Beatrice Schenk de Regniers (Atheneum)


1964 - Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak (Harper)


1963 - The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats (Viking)


1962 - Once a Mouse, retold and illustrated by Marcia Brown (Scribner)


1961 - Baboushka and the Three Kings, illustrated by Nicolas Sidjakov; text: Ruth Robbins (Parnassus)


1960 - Nine Days to Christmas, illustrated by Marie Hall Ets; text: Marie Hall Ets and Aurora Labastida (Viking)


1950 – 1959


1959 - Chanticleer and the Fox, illustrated by Barbara Cooney; text: adapted from Chaucer's Canterbury Tales by Barbara Cooney (Crowell)


Time of Wonder

1958 - Time of Wonder by Robert McCloskey (Viking)


1957 - A Tree Is Nice, illustrated by Marc Simont; text: Janice Udry (Harper)


1956 - Frog Went A-Courtin', illustrated by Feodor Rojankovsky; text: retold by John Langstaff) (Harcourt)


1955 - Cinderella, or the Little Glass Slipper, illustrated by Marcia Brown; text: translated from Charles Perrault by Marcia Brown (Scribner)


1954 - Madeline's Rescue by Ludwig Bemelmans (Viking)


1953 - The Biggest Bear by Lynd Ward (Houghton)


1952 - Finders Keepers, illustrated by Nicolas, pseud. (Nicholas Mordvinoff); text: Will, pseud. [William Lipkind] (Harcourt)


1951 - The Egg Tree by Katherine Milhous (Scribner)


1950 - Song of the Swallows by Leo Politi (Scribner)


1940 – 1949


1949 - The Big Snow by Berta & Elmer Hader (Macmillan)


1948 - White Snow, Bright Snow, illustrated by Roger Duvoisin; text: Alvin Tresselt (Lothrop)


1947 - The Little Island, illustrated by Leonard Weisgard; text: Golden MacDonald, pseud. [Margaret Wise Brown] (Doubleday)


1946 - The Rooster Crows by Maude & Miska Petersham (Macmillan)


1945 - Prayer for a Child, illustrated by Elizabeth Orton Jones; text: Rachel Field (Macmillan)


1944 - Many Moons, illustrated by Louis Slobodkin; text: James Thurber (Harcourt)


1943 - The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton (Houghton)


1942 - Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey (Viking)


1941 - They Were Strong and Good, by Robert Lawson (Viking)


1940 - Abraham Lincoln by Ingri & Edgar Parin d'Aulaire (Doubleday)


1938 – 1939


1939 - Mei Li by Thomas Handforth (Doubleday)


1938 - Animals of the Bible, A Picture Book, illustrated by Dorothy P. Lathrop; text: selected by Helen Dean Fish (Lippincott)   


This list was created and compiled for the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a Division of the American Library Association, by Walter Minkel, School Library Journal.



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