Beth Krommes

Peterborough, New Hampshire illustrator Beth Krommes is the winner of the 2009 Randolph Caldecott Medal.

The Caldecott Medal is awarded annually to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children published that year by the Association of Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association. It is named in honor of the nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott and is the most prestigious American children's book award for an illustrator.

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The House in the Night Cover Image
By Susan Marie Swanson, Beth Krommes (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780618862443
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - May 1st, 2008

A timeless good-night book for the very young, inspired by the pattern of the traditional poem, "This is the key of the kingdom”.

Pre-K to Grade 1.

Butterfly Eyes and Other Secrets of the Meadow Cover Image
By Beth Krommes (Illustrator), Joyce Sidman
ISBN: 9780618563135
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - September 1st, 2006

A collection of poetry riddles and science wisdom on the flora and fauna of meadows. “an elegantly conceived, beautifully integrated volume” - The Horn Book Magazine, starred review.

Grades K-5.



The Hidden Folk: Stories of Fairies, Dwarves, Selkies, and Other Secret Beings Cover Image
By Lise Lunge-Larsen, Beth Krommes (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780618174959
Availability: Special Order - May not be available
Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) - August 1st, 2004

A collection of stories about those beings whose presence we feel, but cannot see (or only rarely): flower fairies, gnomes, hill folk, elves, dwarves, water horses, river sprites, and selkies. Magical and fun.

Grades K-4.