The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art has announced the recipients of the 2013 Carle Honors.
Two-time Caldecott Medalist Chris Van Allsburg has been named the “Artist” honoree. Editor Phyllis Fogelman Baker holds the “Mentor” honor. Children’s literacy advocates Lynda Johnson Robb and Carol Rasco share the “Angel” honor. Author Barbara Bader has been earned the “Bridge” honor.
They will be recognized for their contributions to children’s literature at the September 26th ceremony in New York City.
Here’s more from the press release: “The awards recognize individuals in four distinct forms: Artist, for lifelong innovation in the field; Mentor, editors, designers, and educators who champion the art form; Angel, whose generous financial support is crucial to making picture book art exhibitions, education programs, and related projects a reality; and Bridge, individuals who have found inspired ways to bring the art of the picture book to larger audiences through work in other fields.”