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
and The Noisy Paint Box: The Colors and Sounds of Kandinsky’s Abstract Art illustrated by Mary GrandPre and written by Barb Rosenstock:
and Sam and Dave Dig A Hole illustrated by Jon Klassen and written by Mac Barnett:
and Viva Frida written and illustrated by Yuyi Morales:
and The Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus Illustrated by Mellisa Sweet and written by Jen Bryant:
and finally, This One Summer illustrated by Jillian Tamaki and written by Mariko Tamaki.
There are three biographies among the Honor books plus a graphic novel aimed at tens. Very interesting to say the least!