Randolph Caldecott Medal

About the Randolph 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.

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2019 Winner(s)

Hello Lighthouse

illustrated and written by Sophie Blackall, published by Little, Brown and Company, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc.

2019 Honor(s)

Alma and How She Got Her Name

illustrated and written by Juana Martinez-Neal and published by Candlewick Press

A Big Mooncake for Little Star

illustrated and written by Grace Lin and published by Little, Brown and Company, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc.

The Rough Patch

illustrated and written by Brian Lies and published by Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Thank You, Omu!

illustrated and written by Oge Mora and published by Little, Brown and Company, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc.