Picture This

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Dec 4
"In rounding up what we think are the best picture books of the year and discussing them through a Caldecott committee lens, it can be easy to assume that we are looking for the best picture books of the year, period. But we’re not really, because the Medal can’t go to an illustrator who isn’t resident in the U.S. or to a book that was published outside the U.S.
But we’re NOT the Caldecott committee, so I’d like to take the opportunity to discuss two books the committee won’t be allowed to mention but that might have a chance if not for, as Gilbert & Sullivan would say, an accident of birth.”
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"In rounding up what we think are the best picture books of the year and discussing them through a Caldecott committee lens, it can be easy to assume that we are looking for the best picture books of the year, period. But we’re not really, because the Medal can’t go to an illustrator who isn’t resident in the U.S. or to a book that was published outside the U.S.

But we’re NOT the Caldecott committee, so I’d like to take the opportunity to discuss two books the committee won’t be allowed to mention but that might have a chance if not for, as Gilbert & Sullivan would say, an accident of birth.”

(click the picture to read the entire post)