A Peaceable Kingdom
Authors and Illustrators: Alice and Martin Provensen
Publisher: Viking (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:
- Muriel Feelings; Tom Feelings, ill. for Jambo Means Hello: Swahili Alphabet Book
- Jane Langton for The Fledgling
- Alice and Martin Provensen, ill. for A Peaceable Kingdom: The Shaker Abcedarius
- William Sleator; Blair Lent, ill. for The Angry Moon
- Rosemary Wells for Stanley and Rhoda
Children’s Books, Picture Books (Paperback) Winner That Year: Peter Spier for Noah's Ark
Judges That Year: Not Available
The Year in Literature: A Visit to William Blake's Inn: Poems for Innocent and Experienced Travelers by Nancy Willard won the Newbery Medal.
- In 1952, Martin Provensen designed Tony the Tiger, the still-popular Kellogg’s mascot.
- Alice and Martin collaborated on over fifty books for children until Martin’s death in 1987.
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