- It's the 15th anniversary of the U.S. publication of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (this celebrates the first publication of the British edition)
- Patricia Polacco is celebrating the 25th Anniversary of The Keeping Quilt
- Roald Dahl’s darling 5-year-old genius Matilda is marking her 25th anniversary
- Celebrating its golden 50th anniversary this year is Richard Scarry’s Best Word Book Ever
- Also marking its 50th anniversary this year is Maurice Sendak’s Where the Wild Things Are which won the 1964 Caldecott Medal.
- Annother golden anniversary goes to Leo Lionni’s beloved Swimmy which received a 1964 Caldecott Honor Award
- It's the 70th anniversary of The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
- And finally, Kenneth Grahame’s The Reluctant Dragon will be celebrating its 75th anniversary
Sunday, October 27, 2013
Kid Lit Celebrations!
2013 is an important year as it marks the anniversary of many very important books that have made a huge impact in the world of children's literature. Here's some books that I bet you didn't know were celebrating some big milestones this year: