Award Winners

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.

See the Caldecott Medal website for all past winners and honor books.

The 2015 Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book for children:

The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend, illustrated and written by Dan Santat and published by Little, Brown and Company, a division of Hachette Book Group, Inc.

The 2014 winner was Locomotive, illustrated by Brian Floca.

Other past Medal Winners and Honor Books are:

1. Journey written and illustrated by Aaron Becker and published by Candlewick Press


2. Flora and the Flamingo written and illustrated by Molly Idle and published by Chronicle Books LLC


3. Mr. Wuffles! written and illustrated by David Wiesner and published by Clarion Books, an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company

See our complete Award Winners booklist