Tag Archives: Caldecott Medal

Nana in the City – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Don’t you just love the serendipitous discovery that one of your favorite picture books of the previous year that you already have scheduled for this Friday’s Perfect Picture Books just happens to have won a well deserved Caldecott Honor Award … Continue reading

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The Lion and the Mouse – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: THE LION AND THE MOUSE By Jerry Pinkney Published by Hatchette Book Group, 2009 Ages: 2-8 Themes: fable, kindness, unlikely paring Awards: Caldecott Medal, 2010 40 pages Opening Lines: Who Who Whooo  Synopsis: While the book does begin with an owl hooting, … Continue reading

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Perfect Picture Book Friday – Red Sings from the Treetops

Red Sings from Treetops – a year in colors by Joyce Sidman, illustrated by Pamela Zagarenski Published by Houghton Mifflin, 2009 Ages: 4-8 Themes: colors, seasons, poetry Honors/Awards Received:  2010 Caldecott Honor Award Claudia Lewis Poetry Award Minnesota Book Award … Continue reading

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