Mildred L. Batchelder Award
About the Mildred L. Batchelder Award
This award, established in Mildred L. Batchelder's honor in 1966, is a citation awarded to an American publisher for a children's book considered to be the most outstanding of those books originally published in a foreign language in a foreign country, and subsequently translated into English and published in the United States.
Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.
for The Little Man by Erich Kästner, 1966, translated from the German by James Kirkup