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Summary Article: Caldecott Medal from The Hutchinson Unabridged Encyclopedia with Atlas and Weather Guide

The Caldecott Medal is a US award for the most distinguished picture book for children. Named after English illustrator Randolph Caldecott, it is presented annually in January by the American Library Association.

Year Winner Awarded for
2007 David Wiesner Flotsam
2008 Brian Selznick The Invention of Hugo Cabret
2009 Beth Krommes (illustrations) and Susan Marie Swanson (text) The House in the Night
2010 Jerry Pinkney The Lion and the Mouse
2011 Erin E Stead (illustrations) and Phillip C Stead (text) A Sick Day for Amos McGee
2012 Chris Raschka A Ball for Daisy
2013 Jon Klassen This Is Not My Hat
2014 Brian Floca Locomotive
2015 Dan Santat The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend
2016 Sophie Blackall (illustrations) and Lindsay Mattick (text) Finding Winnie: The True Story of the Worldtionlignereditarys Most Famous Bear

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