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

Pinkerton, Behave!

Author and Illustrator: Steven Kellogg

Original Publisher: Dial Books (Penguin Group USA Inc.)
Current Publisher: Puffin
Digital Publisher: Not Available

Reading Level: Ages 4 & Up

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

  • Steven Kellogg for Pinkerton, Behave!
  • Peter Koeppen, ill. for A Swinger of Birches: Poems of Robert Frost for Young People
  • Edward Marshall for Space Case; Ellen Shire for The Bungling Ballerinas

Children’s Books, Picture Books (Paperback) Winner That Year: Mary Ann Hoberman; Betty Fraser, ill. for A House Is a House for Me

Judges That Year: Not Available

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

More Information: In 2011 Kellogg was awarded an honorary degree from the University of Findlay in Ohio. He also donated all of his more than 2,700 illustrations to the university’s Mazza Museum of International Art from Picture Books.

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