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Erin E. Stead’s Favorite Caldecott

The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack KeatsThe Snowy Day (1963) by Ezra Jack Keats is my favorite winner of the Caldecott Medal because this book taught me how to see with my ears (crunch, crunch, crunch) and pay attention to the world around me. I think about it every time I walk through the snow and point my feet in and out.

—Erin E. Stead,
winner of the 2011 Caldecott Medal for A Sick Day for Amos McGee



  1. Got it right on the first try.
    I love And Then It’s Spring so much it makes my ears go “crunch, crunch.”

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