Caleb & Kate
By William Steig
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Digital Publisher: Not Available
Reading Level: Ages 4 & Up
Children’s Literature Finalists That Year:
- Betty Sue Cummings for Hew Against the Grain
- Ilse Koehn for Mischling, Second Degree
- David McCord for One at a Time
- William Steig for Caleb & Kate
Children’s Literature Winner That Year: Judith and Herbert Kohl for The View from the Oak
Judges That Year: Charlotte Blount, Milton Meltzer, Elizabeth Gray Vining
The Year in Literature: Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson won the Newbery Medal.
- William Steig won the National Book Award for Children’s Picture Books (Hardcover) for Doctor De Soto in 1983. He was also a Finalist in 1970 for Sylvester and the Magic Pebble, in 1972 for Amos & Boris, and in 1973 for Dominic.
- Steig’s 1990 picture book Shrek! was the basis of the widely successful Dreamworks film “Shrek.”
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