Our Favorite Caldecott Medal & Honor Books

by the Brightly Editors

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When you see a Caldecott Medal sticker shining off the cover of a picture book, you know it’ll have some truly gorgeous illustrations. Awarded in recognition of the most distinguished American picture book for children, these titles are some of the most stunning and extraordinary picture books for kids and are well-worth a spot on your family’s bookshelf. These are some of our favorite Caldecott winners and honor titles.