Mattick & Blackall win the prestigious Caldecott Medal

By January 12, 2016News

Wwinnie.35509102316.originale are thrilled to announce that the winner of the Randolph Caldecott Medal for an American picture book is Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World’s Most Famous Bear, illustrated by U.S. artist Sophie Blackall and written by Lindsay Mattick, great-granddaughter of the Winnipeg veterinarian and soldier who purchased and donated the bear that inspired Winnie-the-Pooh. WCA congratulates Lindsay and Sophie on the success of their truly one-of-a-kind picture book.

The American Library Association’s annual youth media awards announced the winners on January 11th, 2016, as part of the ALA’s midwinter meeting and exhibition in Boston.

Finding Winnie is published by HarperCollins in Canada and Little, Brownin the U.S.