1983 - Children’s Books, Picture Books (Hardcover)


Author and Illustrator: Marcia Brown

Original & Digital Publisher: Atheneum (Simon & Schuster)
Current Publisher: Aladdin Books (Simon & Schuster)

Reading Level: Ages 5 & Up

Children’s Books, Picture Books (Hardcover) Finalists That Year:

  • Marcia Brown for Shadow
  • Karla Kuskin; Marc Simont, ill. for The Philharmonic Gets Dressed
  • Cynthia Rylant; Diane Goode, ill. For When I Was Young in the Mountains

Children’s Books, Picture Books (Hardcover) Winners That Year:

  • Barbara Cooney for Miss Rumphius
  • William Steig for Doctor De Soto

Judges That Year: Not Available

The Year in Literature: Dicey’s Song by Cynthia Voigt won the Newbery Medal.

More Information: Shadow won the Caldecott Medal that year. Marcia Brown has won the Caldecott Medal three times and is the only other author besides David Wiesner to have done so.

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