Stacy’s website is a treasure trove of reviews for adult books, primarily thrillers, but even she couldn’t resist this #kidlit book. Check out her site and enjoy this review of the 2016 Caldecott Medal Winning title, ‘Finding Winnie’ by Lindsay Mattick.
The True Story of the World’s Most Famous Bear
Illustrated by Sophie Blackall
Winner of the 2016 Caldecott Medal
I don’t review children’s books as a rule, but every now and then something comes to my attention and I am compelled to share it. I absolutely fell in love with this book. A short explanation first…
Every year I like to look at the Newbery Award and Caldecott Medal winners. They are always excellent children’s books and this year was particularly exciting. According to CNN, Matt de la Peña is the first Latino author to win the Newbery Medal for outstanding contribution to children’s literature for his book “Last Stop on Market Street,” illustrated by Christian Robinson. It’s a lovely book.
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…
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