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Caldecott Medal: 1938-1979

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.


The Girl who loved wild horses          
 
 
1979
Noah's ark          
 
 
1978
Duffy and the devil           
 
 
1974
The funny little woman          
 
 
1973
One fine day          
 
 
1972
Sylvester and the magic pebble          
 
 
1970
Drummer Hoff          
 
 
1968
Sam, Bangs, and moonshine          
 
 
1967
May I bring a friend?          
 
 
1965  
Where the wild things are          
 
 
1964
The snowy day          
 
 
1963
Baboushka and the three kings          
 
 
1961
        
 
               Nine days to Christmas
               by Ets, Marie Hall, 1893-1984.
 
              1960
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         Chanticleer and the fox
 
        1959
Time of wonder.          
 
 
1958
A tree is nice          
 
 
1957
Frog went a-courtin'          
 
 
1956
         
 
           by Perrault, Charles, 1628-1703
 
           1955
Madeline's rescue          
 
 
1954
The Biggest bear          
 
 
1953
Finders keepers          
 
 
1952
The egg tree          
 
 
1951
Song of the swallows          
 
 
1950
The big snow          
 
 
1949
White snow, bright snow          
 
 
1948
        
 
      The little island
          by Brown, Margaret Wise, 1910-1952.
 
       1947  
Prayer for a child          
 
by Field, Rachel, 1894-1942.
 
1945
Many moons          
 
 
1944  
Abraham Lincoln          
 
 
1940
         
 
         Mei Li
         by Handforth, Thomas, 1897-1948.
 
         1939  

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