Feb 082015
 
2015 Caldecott Awards Announced!

Every year at it's mid-Winter Conference the American Library Association presents the Caldecott Award "to the artist of the most distinguished American picturebook for children." In addition to the Medal award, several Honor awards are presented to the runner-ups in the category. The awards were announced this past Monday, Feb. 2, 2015. The day of [...]

Jan 212011
 
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2011 Caldecott Awards Announced!

2011 Medal Winner The American Library Association announced their Youth Awards last week, with the 2011 Caldecott Medal going to Erin Stead for her illustrations in A Sick Day for Amos McGee, written by Philip C. Stead, published by Neal Portor/Macmillan. Published in May, 2010; 32 pages. From the publisher’s website:   ”THE BEST SICK [...]

Mar 222007
 
Flotsam (2007)

Caldecott Medal First Edition Identification Flotsam; written and illustrated by David Wiesner; Clarion Books, 2006. 2007 Caldecott Medal Childrens Picturebook Price Guide: $50 Fine From Janice Harayda’s excellent One-Minute Book Reviews blog: "David Wiesner won the 2007 Caldecott Medal today for an eloquent, wordless picture book that encourages children to find the magic in everyday life. [...]

Jul 202006
 

Caldecott Medal First Edition Identification Officer Buckle And Gloria; written and illustrated by Peggy Rathmann; Putnam; 1995 1996 Caldecott Medal Picturebook Price Guide Value – $120 Fine Essential Identifying Point: Copyright page:  Two lines, as follows: 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2 First Impression

Jul 202006
 

Caldecott Medal First Edition Identification Golem; adapted and illustrated by David Wisniewski; Clarion; 1996 1997 Caldecott Medal Picturebook Price Guide Value – $80 Fine Essential Identifying Point: Copyright page:  Number line “B V G 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 “.

Jul 202006
 
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First Edition Identification Rapunzel; adapted and illustrated by Paul Zelinsky; Dutton; 1997 1998 Caldecott MedalPicturebook Price Guide Value – $100 Fine Essential Identifying Point:Copyright page:  Two lines, as follows: First Edition1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2

Jun 222006
 
 June 22, 2006  Posted by at 7:00 am 1 Response »

Caldecott Medal First Edition Identification Snowflake Bentley, written by Jacqueline Briggs Martin; illustrated by Mary Azarian; Houghton Mifflin; 1998 1999 Caldecott Medal Picturebook Price Guide Value – $160 Fine From The Miss Rumphius Effect: "This Caldecott Medal winner tells the story of Wilson Bentley’s obsession and love for photographing snowflakes. Because of his diligence and [...]

Jun 222006
 
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Caldecott Medal First Edition Identification Joseph Had A Little Overcoat; written and illustrated by Simms Taback; Viking; 1999 2000 Caldecott Medal Picturebook Price Guide Value – $80 Fine Essential Identifying PointCopyright page:  Number line “1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2.”

Jun 222006
 
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Caldecott Medal First Edition Identification So You Want To Be President?; written by Judith St. George; illustrated by David Small; Philomel; 2000 2001 Caldecott Medal Picturebook Price Guide Value – $90 Fine Essential Identifying PointCopyright page (in back):  Two lines, as follows: 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2First Impression

Jun 222006
 
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Caldecott Medal First Edition Identification The Three Pigs; written and illustrated by David Wiesner; Clarion; 2001 2002 Caldecott Medal Picturebook Price Guide Value – $70 Fine Essential Identifying Point Copyright page:  Number line “L B M 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1.”