Jerry Pinkney wins the Caldecott Medal

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In award-winning artist Jerry Pinkney’s wordless adaptation of one of Aesop’s most beloved fables, an unlikely pair learn that no act of kindness is ever wasted. After a ferocious lion spares a cowering mouse that he’d planned to eat, the mouse later comes to his rescue, freeing him from a poacher’s trap. With vivid depictions of the landscape of the African Serengeti and expressively-drawn characters, Pinkney makes this a truly special retelling, and his stunning pictures speak volumes.

Congratulations Mr. Pinkney!

Jerry Pinkney’s website

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2 Responses to “Jerry Pinkney wins the Caldecott Medal”

  1. licoricegirl Says:

    Really gorgeous illustration!!!

  2. sketched out Says:

    Wow, that really is gorgeous! Thanks for that bit of news and thanks for the link to his site.

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