Award Winners Caldecott Honor Winners List

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List of Caldecott Honor winners from every year the award has been given out. All Caldecott Honor winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the Caldecott Honor award are listed along with photos for every Caldecott Honor winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the Caldecott Honor award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the Caldecott Honor are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of Caldecott Honor winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of Caldecott Honor winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known Caldecott Honor winners of all time. Anybody who won the Caldecott Honor usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the Caldecott Honor-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the Caldecott Honor, so most of the famous Caldecott Honor winners are here and can be a good starting point for making a list of your favorites. This list answers the question "who are all the people who have ever won Caldecott Honor?" If you're looking for all the nominees, you can click the links above the title of this page to the Listopedia page where you'll find a directory of award nominees, as well as the rest of the award winners lists we have. You may want to copy this list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your views, then publish it to share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social sites you frequent. This list is made up of items like David Small and Don Freeman. (152 items)

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Leonard Baskin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Caldecott Honor Winners List
Leonard Baskin is a writer and illustrator.

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Abe Birnbaum is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Caldecott Honor Winners List
Abe Birnbaum Abe Birnbaum was a writer and illustrator.

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Adrienne Adams is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Caldecott Honor Winners List
Adrienne Adams is a writer and illustrator.

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Alice Provensen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Caldecott Honor Winners List
Alice Provensen and Martin Provensen were an American couple who illustrated more than 40 children's books together, 19 of which they also wrote and edited. According to Alice, "we were a ...more

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Allen Say is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Caldecott Honor Winners List
Allen Say is an Asian American writer and illustrator. He is best known for Grandfather's Journey, a children's picture book detailing his grandfather's voyage from Japan to the United States ...more

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Anita Lobel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Caldecott Honor Winners List
Anita Lobel is a writer and illustrator.

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Ann Grifalconi is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Caldecott Honor Winners List
Ann Grifalconi is an author and illustrator.

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Antonio Frasconi is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Caldecott Honor Winners List
Antonio Frasconi was an Uruguayan - American visual artist, best known for his woodcuts. He was naturalized in Uruguay from an early age and lived in the United States since 1945.

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Arnold E. Bare is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Caldecott Honor Winners List
Arnold E. Bare Arnold E. Bare is an illustrator.

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Arnold Lobel is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Caldecott Honor Winners List
Arnold Stark Lobel was an American author of children's books, including the Frog and Toad series and Mouse Soup. He both wrote and illustrated those picture books, as well as Fables for which ...more

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Barbara Lehman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Caldecott Honor Winners List
Barbara Lehman is a writer and illustrator.

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Beckie Prange is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Caldecott Honor Winners List
Beckie Prange Beckie Prange is a children's book illustrator.

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Bernarda Bryson Shahn is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Caldecott Honor Winners List
Bernarda Bryson Shahn was an American painter and lithographer. She also wrote and illustrated children's books including The Zoo of Zeus and Gilgamesh. The renowned artist Ben Shahn was her ...more

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Berta Hader is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Caldecott Honor Winners List
Berta Hader Berta Hader was a writer.

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Betsy Lewin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Caldecott Honor Winners List
Betsy Reilly Lewin is an American illustrator from Clearfield, Pennsylvania. She studied illustration at Pratt Institute. After graduation, she began designing greeting cards. She began writing ...more

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Beverly Brodsky is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Caldecott Honor Winners List
Beverly Brodsky is a writer.

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Bill Peet is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Caldecott Honor Winners List
Bill Peet, was an American children's book illustrator and a story writer for Disney Studios. He joined Disney in 1937 and worked first on Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs near the end of its ...more

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Blair Lent is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Caldecott Honor Winners List
Blair Lent, who sometimes wrote as Ernest Small, was an American illustrator and writer of children's books, perhaps best known for those with Chinese themes such as Tikki Tikki Tembo. He won ...more

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Boris Artzybasheff is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Caldecott Honor Winners List
Boris Artzybasheff was an American illustrator of Russian-Ukrainian origin active in the United States, notable for his strongly worked and often surreal designs.

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Brian Pinkney is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Caldecott Honor Winners List
Brian Pinkney is an illustrator.

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Brian Selznick is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Caldecott Honor Winners List
Brian Selznick is an American illustrator and writer best known for illustrating children's books. He won the 2008 Caldecott Medal for U.S. picture book illustration recognizing The Invention of ...more

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Brinton Turkle is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Caldecott Honor Winners List
Brinton Turkle is a writer and illustrator.

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Bryan Collier is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Caldecott Honor Winners List
Bryan Collier is an American writer and illustrator known best for illustrating children's books. He won both the Coretta Scott King Award, as illustrator, and the Ezra Jack Keats New ...more

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Carole Byard is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Caldecott Honor Winners List
Carole Byard is a writer and illustrator.

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Chris Raschka is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Caldecott Honor Winners List
Chris Raschka is an American illustrator, writer, and violist. He contributed to children's literature as a children's illustrator. He was U.S. nominee for the biennial, international Hans ...more

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Chris Van Allsburg is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Caldecott Honor Winners List
Chris Van Allsburg is an American illustrator and writer of children's books. He has won two Caldecott Medals for U.S. picture book illustration, for Jumanji and The Polar Express, both of which ...more

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Christopher Bing is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Caldecott Honor Winners List
Christopher Bing Christopher Bing is a children's book illustrator.

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Christopher Myers is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Caldecott Honor Winners List
Christopher Dean "Chris" Myers is an American writer and illustrator of children's books. In 1998, Myers won a Caldecott Honor for his illustrations in Harlem. The following year, he ...more

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Clare Newberry is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Caldecott Honor Winners List
Clare Newberry was a writer and illustrator.

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Conrad Buff is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Caldecott Honor Winners List
Conrad Buff Conrad Buff was a writer.

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Dav Pilkey is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Caldecott Honor Winners List
David Murray "Dav" Pilkey Jr. is a popular American author and illustrator of children's literature. Pilkey is best known as the author and illustrator of the Captain Underpants book ...more

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David Macaulay is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Caldecott Honor Winners List
David Macaulay is a British-born American illustrator and writer. His most famous works include Cathedral, The Way Things Work and The New Way Things Work. His illustrations have been featured ...more

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David McLimans is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Caldecott Honor Winners List
David McLimans David McLimans is a writer and illustrator.

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David Pelletier is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Caldecott Honor Winners List
David Pelletier David Pelletier is a writer and illustrator.

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David Shannon is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Caldecott Honor Winners List
David Shannon is an American writer and illustrator of children's books. Shannon grew up in Spokane, Washington. He graduated from the Art Center College of Design and now lives in Los Angeles. ...more

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David Small is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Caldecott Honor Winners List
David Small is an American writer and illustrator who is best known for children's picture books.

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David Wiesner is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Caldecott Honor Winners List
David Wiesner is an American illustrator and writer of children's books, known best for picture books including some that tell stories without words. As an illustrator he has won three Caldecott ...more

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Denise Fleming is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Caldecott Honor Winners List
Denise K. Fleming is an American creator of children's picture books. She was born in Toledo, Ohio. She graduated in illustration from Kendall College of Art and Design in Grand Rapids, ...more

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Diane Goode is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Caldecott Honor Winners List
Diane Goode is a writer and illustrator.

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Don Freeman is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Caldecott Honor Winners List
Don Freeman was an American painter, printmaker, cartoonist, and an illustrator and writer of children's books.

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Don Wood is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Caldecott Honor Winners List
Don Wood is a writer and illustrator.

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Donald Crews is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Caldecott Honor Winners List
Donald Crews Donald Crews is an American illustrator and writer of children's picture books including two Caldecott Honor Books. In 2015, the American Library Association honored him with the Laura Ingalls ...more

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Dr. Seuss is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Caldecott Honor Winners List
Theodor Seuss Geisel was an American writer and cartoonist. He was most widely known for his children's books, which he wrote and illustrated under the pseudonym Dr. Seuss. He had used the pen ...more

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E. B. Lewis is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Caldecott Honor Winners List
E. B. Lewis is an illustrator, whose watercolors have included such works as Little Cliff and the Porch People. Lewis has been a resident of Folsom, New Jersey. Lewis won the 2006 Charlotte ...more

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Ed Emberley is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Caldecott Honor Winners List
Edward Randolph Emberley is an American artist and illustrator, best known for children's picture books.

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Ed Young is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Caldecott Honor Winners List
Ed Young, né Ed Young, is a Chinese-born American illustrator and writer of children's picture books. He won one Caldecott Medal for the year's best American picture book and for his ...more

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Elizabeth Olds is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Caldecott Honor Winners List
Elizabeth Olds is a writer and illustrator.

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Elizabeth Orton Jones is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Caldecott Honor Winners List
Elizabeth Orton Jones was an American illustrator and writer of children's books. She won the 1945 Caldecott Medal for U.S. picture book illustration, recognizing Prayer for a Child, after being ...more

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Elmer Hader is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Caldecott Honor Winners List
Elmer Hader Elmer Hader was a writer.

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Eric Rohmann is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Caldecott Honor Winners List
Eric Rohmann is an American writer and illustrator of children's books from Chicago. Born 1957 in Riverside, Illinois, Rohmann is a graduate of Illinois State University and Arizona State ...more