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Caldecott Medal

Winners 1938 - 2003 | About the Medal

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2003 My Friend Rabbit by author and illustrator Eric Rohmann | Hardcover

2003 Caldecott Honor Books

The Spider and The Fly illustrated by Tony DiTerlizzi, written by Mary Howitt | Hardcover

Hondo and Fabian by author and illustrator Peter McCarty | Hardcover

Noah's Ark by author and illustrator Jerry Pinkney | Hardcover

Caldecott Medal

The Caldecott Medal was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. It 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. Winners 1939 - the present

Children's Literature Awards and Winners: A Directory of Prizes, Authors and Illustrators Dolores Blythe Jones Hardcover

A Caldecott Celebration : Six Artists Share Their Paths to the Caldecott Medal Hardcover

The Newbery and Caldecott Awards: A Guide to the Medal and Honor Books Annual Edition Paperback

The Newbery Medal

Caldecott Medal Winners 1938 - 2003

What's fascinating about this list is most of the winning titles are still available in print. Read to your children, it's a great experience for all.  Reading promotes reading.

2003 My Friend Rabbit by author and illustrator Eric Rohmann | Hardcover

2002 David Wiesner, illustrator and author of The Three Pigs | Hardcover SEE ALSO 1992

2001: So You Want to be President? Illustrated by David Small; text by Judith St. George | Hardcover

2000: Joseph Had a Little Overcoat by Simms Taback | Library Binding

1999: Snowflake Bentley illustrated by Mary Azarian; text: Jacqueline Briggs Martin | Hardcover

1998: Rapunzel  by Paul O. Zelinsky | Hardcover | Paperback | Audio Cassette

1997: Golem by David Wisniewski | Library Binding

1996: Officer Buckle and Gloria by Peggy Rathmann | Hardcover

1995: Smoky Night illustrated by David Diaz; text: Eve Bunting | Hardcover | Paperback

1994: Grandfather's Journey by Allen Say; text: edited by Walter Lorraine | Hardcover

1993: Mirette on the High Wire by Emily Arnold McCully | Hardcover | Paperback

1992: Tuesday by David Wiesner | Hardcover | Paperback SEE ALSO 2002

1991: Black and White by David Macaulay | Hardcover

1990: Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China by Ed Young | Hardcover | Paperback

1989: Song and Dance Man illustrated by Stephen Gammell; text: Karen Ackerman | Hardcover | Paperback

1988: Owl Moon illustrated by John Schoenherr; text: Jane Yolen | Hardcover | Audio Cassette

1987: Hey, Al illustrated by Richard Egielski; text: Arthur Yorinks | Hardcover | Paperback

1986: The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg | Hardcover | Gift Package SEE ALSO 1982 A Guide for Using Polar Express in the Classroom | Paperback

1985: Saint George and the Dragon illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman; text: retold by Margaret Hodges | Hardcover | Paperback

1984: The Glorious Flight: Across the Channel with Louis Bleriot by Alice & Martin Provensen | Paperback

1983: Shadow translated and illustrated by Marcia Brown; original text in French: Blaise Cendrars | Hardcover | Paperback

1982: Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg | Hardcover | Paperback | Audio Cassette | DVD 1986 winner for The Polar Express | Hardcover

1981: Fables by Arnold Lobel | Hardcover | Paperback | Audio Cassette

1980: Ox-Cart Man illustrated by Barbara Cooney; text: Donald Hall | Hardcover | Paperback

1979: The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses by Paul Goble | Hardcover | Paperback

1978: Noah's Ark by Peter Spier | Hardcover Puzzle Edition | Paperback | Audiobooks

1977: Ashanti to Zulu: African Traditions illustrated by Leo & Diane Dillon; text: Margaret Musgrove | Hardcover | Paperback

1976: Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears illustrated by Leo & Diane Dillon; text: retold by Verna Aardema | Hardcover

1975: Arrow to the Sun by Gerald McDermott | Hardcover | Paperback

1974: Duffy and the Devil illustrated by Margot Zemach; retold by Harve Zemach | Hardcover | Paperback

1973: The Funny Little Woman illustrated by Blair Lent; text: retold by Arlene Mosel | Hardcover | Paperback

1972: One Fine Day retold and illustrated by Nonny Hogrogian | Hardcover | Paperback

1971: A Story A Story: An African Tale retold and illustrated by Gail E. Haley | Hardcover | Paperback

1970: Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig | Hardcover | Paperback

1969: The Fool of the World and the Flying Ship illustrated by Uri Shulevitz; text: retold by Arthur Ransome | Hardcover

1968: Drummer Hoff illustrated by Ed Emberley; text: adapted by Barbara Emberley | Hardcover | Paperback and cassette

1967: Sam, Bangs & Moonshine by Evaline Ness | Hardcover | Paperback

1966: Always Room for One More illustrated by Nonny Hogrogian; text: Sorche Nic Leodhas (Leclair Alger) | Hardcover | Paperback

1965: May I Bring a Friend? illustrated by Beni Montresor; text: Beatrice Schenk de Regniers | Hardcover | Paperback

1964: Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak | DVD | VHS | Hardcover | Paperback | Audio Cassette. The illustrations of Maurice Sendak won the Hans Christian Andersen Award in 1970. The Art of Maurice Sendak | Hardcover Sendak has illustrated nearly 100 books

1963: The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats | Hardcover | Hardcover Book & Cassette | Paperback | Board Book

1962: Once a Mouse retold and illustrated by Marcia Brown | Hardcover | Paperback

1961: Baboushka and the Three Kings illustrated by Nicolas Sidjakov; text: Ruth Robbins | Hardcover | Paperback

1960: Nine Days to Christmas by Marie Hall Ets and Aurora Labastida | Hardcover | Paperback

1959: Chanticleer and the Fox by Barbara Cooney | Hardcover | Paperback

1958: Time of Wonder by Robert McCloskey | Hardcover | Paperback | Audio Cassette | Audiobooks

1957: A Tree Is Nice illustrated by Marc Simont; text: Janice Udry | Hardcover | Paperback

1956: Frog Went A-Courtin'  illustrated by Feodor Rojankovsky; text: retold by John Langstaff | Hardcover | Paperback | Library Binding | Audio Cassette

1955: Cinderella, or the Little Glass Slipper by Marcia Brown | Hardcover | Paperback

1954: Madeline's Rescue by Ludwig Bemelmans | Library Binding | Paperback | Book & Audio Cassette Mad About Madeline: The Complete Tales | Hardcover | Paperback

1953: The Biggest Bear by Lynd Ward | Hardcover | Paperback | Book & Audio Cassette

1952: Finders Keepers  Illustrated by Nicolas Mordvinoff Text: William Lipkind | Hardcover | Paperback

1951: The Egg Tree by Katherine Milhous | Hardcover | Paperback

1950: Song of the Swallows by Leo Politi | Hardcover | Paperback

1949: The Big Snow by Berta & Elmer Hader | Hardcover | Paperback

1948: White Snow, Bright Snow  illustrated by Roger Duvoisin; text: Alvin Tresselt | Hardcover | Paperback

1947: The Little Island illustrated by Leonard Weisgard; text: Golden MacDonald | Hardcover | Paperback

1946: The Rooster Crows by Maude & Miska Petersham | Hardcover | Paperback

1945: Prayer for a Child illustrated by Elizabeth Orton Jones; text: Rachel Field | Hardcover | Paperback | Board Book

1944: Many Moons illustrated by Louis Slobodkin; text: James Thurber | Hardcover | Paperback

1943: The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton | Hardcover | Paperback | Book & Audio Cassette

1942: Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey | Hardcover | Paperback | Book & Audio Cassette

1941: They Were Strong and Good by Robert Lawson | Hardcover | Paperback | Book & Audio Cassette

1940: Abraham Lincoln by Ingri & Edgar Parin d'Aulaire | Hardcover | Paperback | Book & Audio Cassette

1939: Mei Li by Thomas Handforth | Out of Print Find it Here

1938: Animals of the Bible, A Picture Book by Helen Dean Fish | Hardcover

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