Saint George and the Dragon

CALDECOTT MEDAL WINNER – 1985

Saint George and the Dragon

Trina Schart Hyman, illustrator

text retold by Margaret Hodges

New York: Little, Brown, 1984

32 pp

ages 5 +

Interests: fairy tales, knights, dragons, princesses, quests, castles, British history, saints

Next: King Arthur stories, more about St. George

Also by this illustrator: Rapunzel, The Serpent Slayer; and Other Stories of Strong Women

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Arrow to the Sun

CALDECOTT MEDAL WINNER – 1975

Arrow to the Sun

Gerald McDermott, author and illustrator

New York: Viking Press, 1974

36 pp

ages 4+ (for the story, though artwork will interest even younger children)

Interests: Aztec folklore, art, indigenous art, Mexico/Central America, myths

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Time of Wonder

CALDECOTT MEDAL WINNER – 1958

Time of Wonder

Robert McCloskey, author and illustrator

New York: Viking Press, 1957

63 pp

ages 4+

Interests: nature, ocean, storms, cottage life, boats

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