Caldecott Medal Books & Illustrators

Make Way for Ducklings

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Caldecott Medal. Named in honor of illustrator Randolph Caldecott, the medal is awarded annually by the American Library Association for the best illustrated American picture book for children.

Browse the resources below to learn more about Caldecott Medal books and the art of illustrating children's books. Introduce the distinguished stories and illustrations of Caldecott Medal winners to your students through the picture book discussion questions, activities, and lesson plans.

Caldecott Medal Winners

Activities for Caldecott Medal Books (A-Z)

The Art of Illustrating

Activities for Caldecott Honor Books (A-Z)

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