Annal: 1990 Randolph Caldecott Medal

Results of the Randolph Caldecott Medal in the year 1990.

Book:Lon Po Po

Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China

Ed Young

This “gripping variation of Red Riding Hood…is an outstanding achievement that will be pored over again and again” (School Library Journal, starred review). “The illustrations seem to throb with the mystery and terror of the wolf.”—The Horn Book, starred review.

Book:Bill Peet: An Autobiography

Bill Peet: An Autobiography

Bill Peet

Bill Peet tells his life story, including his years with Disney, with illustrations on every page.

Book:Color Zoo

Color Zoo

Lois Ehlert

Shapes and colors in your zoo, lots of things that you can do. Heads and ears, beaks and snouts, that’s what animals are all about. I know animals and you do too; make some new ones for your zoo.

Book:Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins

Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins

Eric A. Kimmel, Trina Schart Hyman

An original story in the tradition of the old Yiddish folk tales about Hershel Ostropolier. This book is welcome both as a Hanukkah story and as a trickster tale.

Book:The Talking Eggs

The Talking Eggs: A Folktale from the American South

Robert D. San Souci, Jerry Pinkney

The author of such delights as The Christmas Ark and The Enchanted Tapestry joins forces with illustrator Pinkney to resurrect a colorful folktale that captures the unique flavor of the American South.

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