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Caldecott 1953-1969

Caldecott books 1953-1959

Book SummaryTitleYearAuthor/Illustrator
When the Czar proclaims that he will marry his daughter to the man who brings him a flying ship, the Fool of the World sets out to try his luck and meets some unusual companions on the way. Fool of the World and the Flying Ship : A Russian Tale 1969 Author: Arthur Ransome, Illus. by: Ur Shulevitz,
Seven soldiers build a magnificent cannon, but Drummer Hoff fires it off. Drummer Hoff 1968 Author, Barbara Emberley Illus. by: Ed Emberley,
Samantha endangers her friend and her cat, Bangs, because she doesn't know the difference between make-believe and real life. Sam, Bangs, and Moonshine 1967 Author/Illus: Evaline Ness,
Lachie MacLachlan has a small house, a large family, and a welcoming spirit to all who pass by. Always Room for One More 1966 Author: Sorche Nic Leodhas, Illus. by: Nonny Hogrogian,
A well-mannered little boy has permission to bring his animal friends to visit the king and queen. May I Bring a Friend ? 1965 Author: Beatrice Schenk de Regniers, Illus. by: Marvin Bileck,
Max, being punished in his room for wild behavior, travels to another land to become king of all wild things. Where the Wild Things Are 1964 Author/Illus: Maurice Sendak,
Peter explores the snowy world of winter. Snowy Day 1963 Author/Illus: Ezra Jack Keats,
A hermit repeatedly helps a mouse by turning it into larger and larger animals. Once a Mouse: A Fable Cut in Wood 1962 Author/Illus: Marcia Brown,
An old woman who was too busy to travel with the Wise Men to find the Child now searches endlessly for Him each Christmas season. Baboushka and the Three Kings 1961 Author: Ruth Robbins, Illus. by: Nicolas Sidjakov,
Five-year-old Ceci anxiously awaits her first Posada, the special Mexican Christmas party, and the opportunity to select a piƱata for it. Nine Days to Christmas 1960 Author: Marie Hall Ets, and A. Labastida Illus. by: Marie Hal Ets,
"Adapted from Chaucer's ""Nun's Priest's Tale"" from The Canterbury Tales." Chanticleer and the Fox 1959 Author/Illus: Barbara Cooney,
Two children spending their summer vacation on an island off the coast of Maine. The children experience a hurricane before leaving in the fall. Time of Wonder 1958 Author/Illus: Robert McCloskey,
A discussion on the benefits and pleasures of trees. Tree is Nice 1957 Author: Janice May Udry, Illus. by: Marc Simont,
Illustrated folk song about the courtship and marriage of the frog and the mouse. Frog Went A-Courtin' 1956 Author: John Langstaff, Illus. by: Feodor Rojankovsky,
Perrault's tale in which Cinderella leaves behind a glass slipper in her haste to flee the palace before the fairy godmother's magic loses effect. Cinderella, or the Little Glass Slipper 1955 Author: Charles Perrault, Illus. by:, Marcia Brown, Translated by: Marcia Brown,
After a dog rescues Madeline, the students adopt the dog as a pet. Madeline's Rescue 1954 Author/Illus: Ludwig Bemelmans,
Johnny Orchard wants to shoot the biggest bear, but when he goes hunting, he rescues a cub. The cub grows up to be a trial to Johnny, so he tries repeatedly to take the bear back to the woods. The Biggest Bear 1953 Author/Illus: Lynd Ward,
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