The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art has revealed the honorees for the 2014 Carle Honors. The honor pays tribute to four different children’s creators.
Françoise Mouly, publisher and editorial director for TOON Books and art editor of The New Yorker won the “Bridge” honor. Jerry Pinkney, Children’s book illustrator was honored with the “Artist” honor. Children’s librarian Henrietta Smith was given the “Mentor” honor. Reach Out and Read, which is represented by Brian Gallagher and Dr. Perri Klass, was honored with the “Angel” honor for the efforts in early literacy.
The organization will host its ninth annual awards ceremony in New York to celebrate the honors