The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art has announced the recipients of this year’s prestigious Carle Honors which recognize contributions to children’s literature each year. This year’s event will take place on September 26 at Guastavino’s in New York City.
The 2013 honorees include:
-Two-time Caldecott Medalist Chris Van Allsburg is this year’s “Artist” honoree. Van Allsburg’s works include Jumanji and The Polar Express.
-Editor Phyllis Fogelman Baker will be the “Mentor” honor.
-Children’s literacy advocates Lynda Johnson Robb and Carol Rasco of the organization Reading is Fundamental will share the “Angel” honor.
-Author Barbara Bader will receive the “Bridge” honor.
The event will also feature an art auction with works by Eric Carle, Tony DiTerlizzi, Richard Egielski, Steven Kellogg, Jon Klassen, David Macaulay, Barbara McClintock, Barry Moser, Jerry Pinkney, Susan L. Roth, Chris Van Allsburg, David Wiesner, Rosemary Wells, Mo Willems and among others Robert Zakanitch.
We look forward to attending this event later this month. For tickets and more information, please visit:http://www.carlemuseum.org/carlehonors2013.