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Kate Greenaway Medal

( Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals )

by Ambrus, Victor

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PZ7.A496 MI
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by Browne, Anthony

9780374499235Anthony Browne (Illustrator)ZooWinner of the Kate Greenaway Medal - Description from Syndetics
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PZ7 .B81984 Zo 2002
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Mr. Gumpy's Outing
by Burningham, John

9780805007084John Burningham (Illustrator)Mr. Gumpy's Outing Mr. Gumpy's Outing is a Boston Globe-Horn Book Award winner and an American Library Association Notable Children's Book. In England, illustrator John Burningham, with Mr. Gumpy's Outing , became the first artist ever to win England's Kate Greenaway Medal twice. Mr. Gumpy lives by a river. One sunny day he decides to take a ride in his small boat. It is such a perfect idea, for such a perfect summer day, that he soon has company: first the children, then the rabbit, the cat, the dog, the pig, the sheep, the chickens, and still others until-- Mr. Gumpy's outing comes to an inevitable but not unhappy, conclusion. "Come for a ride another day," says Mr. Gumpy at the book's end. And young readers will return again and again to this sprightly story with its clever, captivating illustrations that reflect the sunlit quality of a lazy summer afternoon. An ALA Notable Children's Book A New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Children's Book A Child Study Association Children's Book of the Year A Library of Congress Children's Book of the Year - Description from Syndetics
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PZ7.B936 MI3 1990
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
by Carroll, Lewis

9780763608040Helen Oxenbury (Illustrator); Lewis CarrollAlice's Adventures in WonderlandLewis Carroll's timeless classic brought to life by one of the most revered children's book illustrators of our time! Suddenly a White Rabbit with pink eyes ran close by her. There was nothing so very remarkable in that; nor did Alice think it so very much out of the way to hear the Rabbit say to itself, "Oh dear! Oh dear! I shall be too late!" Lewis Carroll's masterpiece, an exuberant mix of fun and fantasy, logic and lunacy, silliness and droll splendor, revolutionized children's literature. Its influence has been immeasurable, and the story's cast of characters, including Alice herself, the Mad Hatter, and the Cheshire Cat, hold a beloved place in our culture. Now Helen Oxenbury, one of the world's most acclaimed illustrators--whose many books for children include the award-winning FARMER DUCK, by Martin Waddell, as well as her Tom and Pippo books--has brought her own special brand of magic to Lewis Carroll's classic. And ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND is Helen Oxenbury at her very best. Her vision of Alice is unique and modern. Her Wonderland is fresh, whimsical, and lovingly created. With more illustrations than any other edition, this beautiful volume has all the warmth, depth of emotion, humor, and acute observations of people and animals for which Helen Oxenbury's work is so highly regarded. Join us in celebrating a major artistic achievement! And welcome back--to a Wonderland that is as astonishingly new as it is joyously familiar. - Description from Syndetics
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PZ7 .C23937 Al 1999
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I Will Never Not Eat a Tomato
by Child, Lauren

9780763611880Lauren Child (Illustrator)I Will Never Not Ever Eat a TomatoThe creator of the acclaimed CLARICE BEAN, THAT'S ME cooks up a droll and ingenious treat for picky eaters and the people who love them. Lola is a fussy eater. A VERY fussy eater. She won't eat her carrots (until big brother Charlie reveals that they are really orange twiglets from Jupiter). She won't eat her mashed potatoes (until Charlie explains they are cloud fluff from the pointiest peak of Mount Fuji). There are many, many things Lola absolutely will not eat, including--and especially--tomatoes. Or will she? Join two endearing siblings for a smorgasbord of fun in Lauren Child's witty story about the triumph of imagination over proclivity. - Description from Syndetics
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PZ7 .C4383 Il 2000
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Pumpkin Soup
by Cooper, Helen

9780374361648Helen S. Cooper (Illustrator)Pumpkin SoupBy the Kate Greenaway Medalist Deep in the woods in an old white cabin, three friends make their pumpkin soup the same way every day. The Cat slices up the pumpkin, the Squirrel stirs in the water, and the Duck tips in just enough salt. But one day the Duck wants to stir instead, and then there is a horrible squabble, and he leaves the cabin in a huff. It isn't long before the Cat and the Squirrel start to worry about him and begin a search for their friend. Rendered in pictures richly evoking autumn, Helen Cooper's delightful story will resonate for an child who has known the difficulties that come with friendship. Included at the end is a recipe for delicious pumpkin soup. - Description from Syndetics
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PZ7 .C78555 Pu 1999
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War Boy: A Country Childhood
by Foreman, Michael

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PR6056 .O675 Z47 1990
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Jethro Byrd, Fairy Child
by Graham, Bob

9780763617721Bob Graham (Illustrator)Jethro Byrd, Fairy ChildFrom the creator of MAX--a PUBLISHERS WEEKLY Best Book--comes a whimsical reminder that a family of fairies can be found in the unlikeliest of places, if you have the time to look Annabelle's dad has little time for fairies, which he assures her she won't find in the cement and the weeds of their urban backyard. But Annabelle has lots of time, so she keeps looking - even under her baby brother, Sam. And one day she finds what she's looking for: a thumb-sized fairy child named Jethro Byrd, whose family has made an awkward landing in a tiny ice cream truck among some discarded bottles and cans. What a wonderful chance to invite all the Byrds for tea with Mommy and Daddy! But why, Annabelle wonders - as the fairies fiddle and sing and dance and whistle away among the cake crumbs - are she and Sam the only ones who can see them? Bob Graham is back, as magical as ever, with a wry tale about the rewards of paying attention - and the marvelous discoveries to be made by seeing the world through the wide-open eyes of a child. - Description from Syndetics
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PZ7 .G7516665 je 2002
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Adventures of the Dish and the Spoon, The
by Grey, Mini

9780375836916Mini GreyThe Adventures of the Dish and the SpoonMini Grey's spin on the nursery rhyme classic "Hey diddle, diddle, the cat and the fiddle" is a love story of sorts that starts when "the dish ran away with the spoon." In the midst of the Great Depression, Dish and Spoon become rich and famous vaudeville stars--until their taste for the high life puts them in debt to a gang of sharp and shady characters (depicted as evil knives). The cinematic presentation--with a touch of Bonnie and Clyde, a dash of "The Perils of Pauline"--proves that crime doesn't pay and love conquers all. A visual treat with new details to discover again and again, here is absurd good fun for the whole family. - Description from Syndetics
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PZ7 .G873 AD 2006
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Sir Gawain and the Loathly Lady
by Hastings, Selina

9780688070465Selina Hastings (Retold by); Juan Wijngaard (Illustrator)Sir Gawain and the Loathly LadySince the late nineteenth century, theatre has played a significant role in shaping social and political awareness in India. It has served to raise concerns in post-Independence India as well. Modern Indian Theatre: A Reader brings together writings that speak to the historical contexts from which theatrical practices emerged-colonization, socio-cultural suppression and appropriation, intercultural transformations brought about by the impact of the colonial forces, and acute critical engagement with socio-political issues brought about by the hopes and failures of Independence. The volume addresses pertinent questions like how drama influences social change, the response of drama to the emergence and domination of mass media and the proliferation and influence of western media in India, and how mediations of gender, class, and caste influence drama, its language, forms, and aesthetics. The Introduction by Nandi Bhatia provides a comprehensive understanding of the interface between Indian theatre and 'modernity'. - Description from Syndetics
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PZ8.1.H268 SL 1987
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Ella's Big Chance
by Hughes, Shirley

9780689873997Shirley Hughes (Illustrator)Ella's Big Chance: A Jazz-Age CinderellaThe classic story of Cinderella gains even more charm in this glamorous retelling by world-famous picture book writer and illustrator Shirley Hughes. Ella Cinders loves helping her father in his dress shop and laughing with her friend Buttons, the store's delivery boy. Then comes the terrible day when her father remarries and everything changes. Her stepmother makes her sew in the dreary basement. Her stepsisters mock her shabby dress. And to top it off, the new Mrs. Cinders forbids Ella to attend the duke's grand ball. Heartbroken, Ella is sure that her life will never be what she dreamed. But with the help of a fairy godmother and some sparkling courage of her own, this Cinderella discovers that dreams can come true in the most unexpected of ways. Join Ella amidst the dazzle and fashion of the roaring twenties as she takes happily ever after into her own hands - Description from Syndetics
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PZ8 .H873 El 2004
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Gulliver's Travels: Jonathan Swift's "Gulliver"
by Jenkins, Martin [retold by]

9780763624095Martin Jenkins (Abridged by); Chris Riddell (Illustrator); Jonathan SwiftJonathan Swift's GulliverA tour de force of illustration and design, JONATHAN SWIFT'S GULLIVER is a magnificent introduction to one of the most popular stories in the English language. First published in 1726, Jonathan Swift's classic adventure story has long been a favorite with adults and children alike. This magnificent edition contains all of Gulliver's extraordinary voyages. Travel to Lilliput, land of the small, and Brobdingnag, land of giants; to Laputa, where inhabitants need to be hit on the head with sticks to remind them to talk; to Glubbdubdrib, island of ghosts and magicians; and finally, to the kingdom of the Houyhnhnms, where horses rule over humans. Award-winning author Martin Jenkins has skillfully abridged the original novel, remaining true to its tone and humor while making it accessible to younger readers. He is brilliantly assisted by Kate Greenaway Medalist Chris Riddell, who brings to life the people, creatures, and kingdoms of Swift's searing imagination in wonderful panoramic detail. - Description from Syndetics
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PZ7 .J41733 Gu 2005
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A monster calls
by Ness, Patrick

9780763660659Patrick Ness; Jim Kay (Illustrator)A Monster Calls: Inspired by an Idea from Siobhan DowdPatrick Ness's Carnegie Medal-winning masterwork is poised to attract a discerning crossover audience. The monster in Conor's backyard is not the one he's been expecting -- the one from the nightmare he's had every night since his mother started her treatments. This monster is ancient. And wild. And it wants something from Conor. Something terrible and dangerous. It wants the truth. From the final idea of award-winning author Siobhan Dowd -- whose premature death from cancer prevented her from writing it herself -- Patrick Ness has spun a haunting and darkly funny novel of mischief, loss, and monsters both real and imagined. - Description from Syndetics
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PZ7 .N43843 MOK 2013
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Harris Finds His Feet
by Rayner, Catherine

9781561486168Catherine RaynerHarris Finds His FeetHarris was a very small hare with very big feet. "Why do I have such enormous feet, Grandad?" he sighed. "All hares have big feet, young Harris," said Grandad. And so begins a beautiful and remarkable story about a child's journey to independence. With help from his grandfather, Harris learns how to use his enormous feet to hop high into the sky. He climbs to the tops of mountains and runs really fast until suddenly he is on his own. Gorgeous and highly imaginative watercolors illustrate how Harris not only learns about the world around him, but also discovers the importance of finding his own feet. From the author and illustrator of Augustus and His Smile, winner of one of Child Magazine's Best Children's Book Awards. - Description from Syndetics
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PZ7 .R2297 HAR 2008
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Pirate Diary
by Riddle, Chris

9780763608484Richard Platt; Chris Riddell (Illustrator)Pirate Diary: The Journal of Jake CarpenterAdventure! History! Pirate Diary reveals life on the high seas in the eighteenth century--through the eyes of a nine-year-old boy. Learn what life was really like on a pirate ship in 1716 as you read PIRATE DIARY, nine-year-old Jake Carpenter's journal of adventure on the high seas. Discover through Jake's own words the thrills and perils of a seafar-ing life as he explores the good ship Greyhound, meets fearsome Captain Nick, and becomes a carpenter's apprentice. But the real excitement begins when pirates capture the ship--and Jake finds himself embarking on a new life on the wrong side of the law. From "mermaids" to monsterlike whales, terrible storms to dead calms, maroonings to pirate raids, Jake's diary records everything a reader could want to know about life under the pirate code. Historically accurate illustrations of the ship and crew, a map of Jake's travels, and a detailed glossary and index vividly reveal the fascinating--and harsh--life of a pirate in the eighteenth century. - Description from Syndetics
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PZ7 .P1295 Pi 2001
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Black Ships Before Troy
by Sutcliff, Rosemary

9780385310697Rosemary Sutcliff; Alan Lee (Illustrator)Black Ships Before TroyThe Story of the Iliad Homer's epic poem, The Illiad, is one of the greatest adventure stories of all time. In it, the abduction of the legendary beauty, Helen of Troy, leads to a conflict in which even the gods and goddesses take sides and intervene. It is in the Trojan War that the most valiant heroes of the ancient world are pitted against one another. Here Hectore, Ajax, Achilles, and Odysseus meet their most formidable challenges and in some casas their tragic ends. Rosemary Sutcliff makes such extraordinary stories as those of those Trojan horse, of Aphrodite and the golden apple, and of the fearsome warrior women Amazons, accessible to contemporary young people. - Description from Syndetics
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BL793 .T7 S88 1993
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Can't You Sleep, Little Bear
by Waddell, Martin

9781564020079Martin Waddell; Barbara Firth (Illustrator)Can't You Sleep, Little Bear?"I don't like the dark," said Little Bear. "What dark?" said Big Bear. "The dark all around us," said Little Bear. In this tender account of a sleepless night in the bear cave, Big Bear sets out with all his patience and understanding to show Little Bear that the dark is nothing to be afraid of. When all the lanterns in the cave aren't enough to quell Little Bear's troubled emotions, Big Bear offers--in a final loving gesture--nothing less than the bright yellow moon and the twinkling stars! More comforting than even the best of lullabies, this bedtime story is destined to become a classic. - Description from Syndetics
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PZ7.W1137 CAN 1992
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The Kate Greenaway Medal was established by The Library Association in 1955, for distinguished illustration in a book for children. It is named after the popular nineteenth century artist known for her fine children's illustrations and designs.
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