Monday, February 2, 2015

2015 Caldecott Awards

This morning the 2015 Caldecott Medal was given to  The Adventures of Beekle, The Unimaginary Friend  written and illustrated by Dan Santat.
The Honors went to Nana in the City written and illustrated by Lauren Castillo
Nana in the city
and The Noisy Paint Box: The Colors and Sounds of Kandinsky’s Abstract Art illustrated by Mary GrandPre and written by Barb Rosenstock:
The Noisy Paint Box
and Sam and Dave Dig A Hole illustrated by Jon Klassen and written by Mac Barnett:
sam and dave dig a hole
and Viva Frida written and illustrated by Yuyi Morales:
Viva Frida
and The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus Illustrated by Mellisa Sweet and written by Jen Bryant:
The Right Word
and finally, This One Summer illustrated by Jillian Tamaki and written by Mariko Tamaki.
This One Summer
There are three biographies among the Honor books plus a graphic novel aimed at tens. Very interesting to say the least!

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