Mock Caldecott 2015

Recently, I asked ML if she wanted to have a group of friends come over for a Mock Caldecott. She said, “No, I just want it to be Calvin.”  The Caldecott Medal “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.”  Last year, I provided a collection of picture books for ML and Calvin to peruse and decide which book deserved the medal.

You can read about their 2014 Mock Caldecott… And the Winners Are.  Last year, they couldn’t agree on which book should win.  I’m curious to see if they will agree this year.  The winners are usually announced in January at the ALA Midwinter Conference.  This year, ML and Calvin have until February 1st to have their Second Annual Mock Caldecott.  Below are the books I’m bringing home for consideration by ML and Calvin for the most prestigious award for illustration in children’s literature.

ThreeBearsInBoat

Three Bears in a Boat by David Soman

FarmerClown

The Farmer and The Clown by Marla Frazee

Firebird

Firebird by Misty Copeland and illustrated by Christopher Myers

Viva Frida

Viva Frida by Yuyi Morales

Beekle

The Adventures of Beekle:  The Unimaginary Friend by Dan Santat

Noisy Paint Box

The Noisy Paint Box by Barb Rosenstock and illustrated by Mary Grandpre

Draw!

Draw! by Raul Colon

Where'sMommy

Where’s Mommy? by Beverly Donofrio and illustrated by Barbara McClintock

Telephone

Telephone by Mac Barnett and illustrate Jen Corace

The Troublemaker

The Troublemaker by Lauren Castillo

Blizzard

Blizzard by John Rocco

Little Elliot

Little Elliot, Big City by Mike Curato

Gravity

Gravity by Jason Chin

Flashlight

Flashlight by Lizi Boyd

Gaston

Gaston by Kelly DiPucchio and illustrated by Christian Robinson

GrandfatherGhandi

Grandfather Ghandi by Arun Ghandi and Bethany Hegedus and illustrated by Evan Turk

 

 

 

 

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