2013 Caldecott Medal

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.

Ages: 0-14 years

Winners

This is Not My Hat

Jon Klassen

A tiny minnow wearing a pale blue bowler hat has a thing or two up his fins in this underwater light-on-dark chase scene.

Shortlist

Creepy Carrots!

Aaron Reynolds

Jasper Rabbit cannot resist eating carrots from Crackenhopper Field each time he passes by, until he begins hearing and seeing creepy carrots wherever he goes.

Extra Yarn

Mac Barnett

With a supply of yarn that never runs out, Annabelle knits for everyone and everything in town until an evil archduke decides he wants the yarn for himself.

Green

Laura Vaccaro Seeger.

Explore the many shades of the color green.

One Cool Friend

Toni Buzzeo

Elliot, a very proper young man, feels a kinship with the penguins at the aquarium and wants to take one home with him.
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Sleep Like a Tiger

Mary Logue

At bedtime a young girl asks "Does everything in the world go to sleep?

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Caldecott Medal

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.

Ages: 0-14 years

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