Award Winners Caldecott Medal Winners List

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List of Caldecott Medal winners from every year the award has been given out. All Caldecott Medal winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the Caldecott Medal award are listed along with photos for every Caldecott Medal winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the Caldecott Medal award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the Caldecott Medal are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of Caldecott Medal winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of Caldecott Medal winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known Caldecott Medal winners of all time. Anybody who won the Caldecott Medal usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the Caldecott Medal-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the Caldecott Medal, so most of the famous Caldecott Medal 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 Medal?" 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 can use this fact-based list to create a new list, re-rank it to fit your views, then share it with your Facebook friends, Twitter followers or with any other social networks you use regularly. The list you're viewing has a variety of items in it, like Emily Arnold McCully and Diane Dillon. (177 items)

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Abe Birnbaum is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Caldecott Medal Winners List
Abe Birnbaum Abe Birnbaum was a writer and illustrator.

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Adrienne Adams is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Caldecott Medal Winners List
Adrienne Adams is a writer and illustrator.

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Alice Provensen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Caldecott Medal 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) 4 on the list Caldecott Medal 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) 5 on the list Caldecott Medal Winners List
Anita Lobel is a writer and illustrator.

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Ann Grifalconi is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Caldecott Medal Winners List
Ann Grifalconi is an author and illustrator.

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Antonio Frasconi is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Caldecott Medal 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) 8 on the list Caldecott Medal Winners List
Arnold E. Bare Arnold E. Bare is an illustrator.

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Arnold Lobel is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Caldecott Medal 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 Cooney is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Caldecott Medal Winners List
Barbara Cooney was an American writer and illustrator of more than 200 children's books, published over sixty years. She won two Caldecott Medals, which are awarded to the year's ...more

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

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

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Beni Montresor is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Caldecott Medal Winners List
Beni Montresor was a versatile Italian artist, opera and film director, set designer, author and children's book illustrator. He won the 1965 Caldecott Medal for U.S. picture book illustration, ...more

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Bernarda Bryson Shahn is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Caldecott Medal 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 and Elmer Hader is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Caldecott Medal Winners List
Berta and Elmer Hader Berta Hoerner Hader and Elmer Stanley Hader were an American couple who jointly illustrated more than 70 children's books, about half of which they also wrote. They won the annual Caldecott ...more

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Berta Hader is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Caldecott Medal Winners List
Berta Hader Berta Hader was a writer.

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Beth Krommes is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Caldecott Medal Winners List
Beth Krommes is an American illustrator of children's books. Her work has won several honors, including the 2002 Golden Kite Award and the 2009 Caldecott Medal.

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Betsy Lewin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Caldecott Medal 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) 19 on the list Caldecott Medal Winners List
Beverly Brodsky is a writer.

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Bill Peet is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Caldecott Medal 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) 21 on the list Caldecott Medal 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) 22 on the list Caldecott Medal 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) 23 on the list Caldecott Medal Winners List
Brian Pinkney is an illustrator.

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Brian Selznick is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Caldecott Medal 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) 25 on the list Caldecott Medal Winners List
Brinton Turkle is a writer and illustrator.

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Bryan Collier is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Caldecott Medal 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) 27 on the list Caldecott Medal Winners List
Carole Byard is a writer and illustrator.

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Chris Raschka is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Caldecott Medal 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) 29 on the list Caldecott Medal 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) 30 on the list Caldecott Medal Winners List
Christopher Bing Christopher Bing is a children's book illustrator.

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Christopher Myers is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Caldecott Medal 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) 32 on the list Caldecott Medal Winners List
Clare Newberry was a writer and illustrator.

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Conrad Buff is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Caldecott Medal Winners List
Conrad Buff Conrad Buff was a writer.

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Dav Pilkey is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Caldecott Medal 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 Díaz is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Caldecott Medal Winners List
David Díaz is an American illustrator of children's books. He won the 1995 Caldecott Medal for U.S. picture book illustration recognizing Smoky Night by Eve Bunting. He was born in Fort ...more

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David Macaulay is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Caldecott Medal 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) 37 on the list Caldecott Medal Winners List
David McLimans David McLimans is a writer and illustrator.

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David Pelletier is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Caldecott Medal Winners List
David Pelletier David Pelletier is a writer and illustrator.

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David Shannon is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Caldecott Medal 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) 40 on the list Caldecott Medal 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) 41 on the list Caldecott Medal 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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David Wisniewski is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Caldecott Medal Winners List
David R. Wisniewski, was an American writer and illustrator best known for children's books. He attended the University of Maryland, College Park but quit after one semester to join the Ringling ...more

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Denise Fleming is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Caldecott Medal 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 Dillon is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Caldecott Medal Winners List
Diane Dillon is an award-winning illustrator.

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Diane Goode is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Caldecott Medal Winners List
Diane Goode is a writer and illustrator.

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Don Freeman is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Caldecott Medal 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) 47 on the list Caldecott Medal Winners List
Don Wood is a writer and illustrator.

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Donald Crews is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Caldecott Medal 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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Dorothy P. Lathrop is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Caldecott Medal Winners List
Dorothy Pulis Lathrop was an American writer and illustrator of children's books. She was born in Albany, New York. During a prolific career spanning from 1919 to 1967, she used her artistic ...more

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E. B. Lewis is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Caldecott Medal 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