The Randolph Caldecott Medal, frequently shortened to just the Caldecott, annually recognizes the preceding year's "most distinguished American picture book for children". It is awarded to the illustrator by the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association (ALA).
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.
29/12/2021 · He was awarded the Randolph Caldecott Medal, and the Coretta Scott King and Laura Ingalls Wilder Awards many times. • Lois Ehlert (11/9/34-5/25/2021) was best known for her children’s picture books including “Chica Chica Boom Boom” and “The Color Zoo” which received a Caldecott Honor.
Biography. Helen Beatrix Potter was born on July 28, 1866 to Rupert and Helen Potter in Kensington, London. Beatrix’s parents were bourgeois Victorians who lived on inheritances from their families’ cotton trade during the industrial era.