1982 - Children’s Books, Picture Books (Hardcover)

Where the Buffaloes Begin

By Olaf Baker

Illustrator: Stephen Gammell

Original Publisher: Frederick Warne & Co.
Current Publisher: Puffin
Digital Publisher: Not Available

Reading Level: Ages 3 & Up

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

  • Olaf Baker; Stephen Gammell, ill. for Where the Buffaloes Begin
  • Arnold Lobel; Anita Lobel, ill. for On Market Street
  • Chris Van Allsburg for Jumanji
  • Nancy Willard; Alice and Martin Provensen, ill. for A Visit to William Blake's Inn: Poems for Innocent and Experienced Travelers

Children’s Books, Picture Books (Hardcover) Winner That Year: Maurice Sendak for Outside Over There

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.

More Information: In 1982, Where the Buffaloes Begin was also awarded the Caldecott Honor. 

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