ABC and 123: Happy Birthday: Randolph Caldecott

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Happy Birthday: Randolph Caldecott

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Randolph Caldecott was a distinguished English illustrator from the nineteenth century. At the time he was known for his own art work in children's picture books. Today he is better known for the awarned named in his honor, the Randolph Caldecott Medal. In the United States, the Randolph Caldecott Medal is the highest honor a children's book illustrator can earn. The Caldecott Medal is awarded by the American Library Association.



Check out Embracing the Child's detailed list of every Caldecott Medal & Honor book from 1938-2011.

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