Mirette on the High Wire

by Emily Arnold McCully, and published by Putnam



Set in 19th century Paris, Mirette on the High Wire uses light, color, line and movement to tell the story of a spirited little girl who enables a once-great high wire artist to conquer his fear and achieve her own dream.

Awards Won

Title Year
Caldecott Medal Image 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.
1993 - Winner(s)