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Caldecott Award Winning Picture Books

The Caldecott Medal is awarded to the most distinguished American picture book for children. Click on the links below to browse the Caldecotts by decade.

The Lion and the Mouse
2010-
The House in the Night
2000-2009
Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China
1990-1999
Shadow
1980-1989

The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses
1970-1979
Where the Wild Things Are
1960-1969
The Egg Tree
1950-1959
Abraham Lincoln
1938-1949

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.