David McLimans claims a Caldecott


"Madison (WI) illustrator David McLimans, whose Gone Wild: An Endangered Animal Alphabet has won a 2007 Caldecott Honor.

The Honor is presented each year to distinguished children’s picture books by Association for Library Service to Children. The ALSC describe’s McLimans’ book as "a black-and-white iconic alphabet that is sophisticated enough to intrigue and captivate readers of any age. A contemporary interpretation of an illuminated alphabet melds animals and letters into 26 unique and elegant graphic images."

Jason Joyce
Isthmus/The Daily Page

Image: The I Spot