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

The Philharmonic Gets Dressed

By Karla Kuskin

Illustrator: Marc Simont

Current Publisher: HarperCollins
Digital Publisher: Not Available

Reading Level: Ages 4 & 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: Kuskin wrote over fifty books for children in her decades-long career, many of which were written in rhyming verse.

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