Tag Archives: Robert McCloskey

Whimsy and wonder

One of my pals is a children’s librarian. At times she shows me the Caldecott Medal finalists and talks about what makes them great kids’ books. They don’t always get it right—they missed Barbara Cooney’s delightful Miss Rumphius, for example. But they did honor Robert McCloskey and Virginia Lee Burton, and their 2011 pick, A […]