The Outer Cape Mock Caldecott Past Winners

2023 Winner

Out of a Jar
illustrated and written by Deborah Marcero
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Berry Song
illustrated and written by Michaela Goade

Circles in the Sky
illustrated and written by Karl James Mountford

Kick Push
illustrated and written by Frank Morrison

Blue: A History of the Color As Deep As the Sea and As Wide As the Sky
illustrated by Daniel Minter and written by Nana Edua Brew-Hammond

Hope is an Arrow: The Story of Lebanese-American Poet Khalil Gibran
illustrated by Ekua Holmes and written by Cory McCarthy

2022 Winner

illustrated by Victo Ngai and written by Mượn Thị VănBook Cover for Wishes

King of Ragtime: The Story of Scott Joplin
illustrated and written by Stephen Costanza

Mel Fell
illustrated and written by Corey R. Tabor

Milo Imagines the World
illustrated by Christian Robinson and written by Matt de la Peña

Outside, Inside
illustrated and written by LeUyen Pham

Wonder Walkers
illustrated and written by Micha Archer

2021 Winner

We Are Water Protectors
illustrated by Michaela Goade and written by Carole Lindstrom

Outside In
illustrated by Cindy Derby and written by Deborah Underwood

illustrated by Dan Santa and written by Minh Lê

Black is a Rainbow Color
illustrated by Ekua Holmes and written by Angela Joy

The Old Truck
illustrated and written by Jarrett and Jerome Pumphrey

Honeybee: The Busy Life of Apis Mellifera
illustrated by Eric Roman and written by Candace Fleming

2020 Winner

The Undefeated
illustrated by Kadir Nelson and written by Kwame Alexander

Camp Tiger
illustrated by John Rocco and written by Susan Choi

Stone Sat Still
illustrated and written by Brendan Wenzel

Elvis is King!
illustrated by Red Nose Studio and written by Jonah Winter

Bear Came Along
illustrated by LeUyen Pham and written by Richard T. Morris

Birds of a Feather
illustrated by Stephanie Coleman and written by Sita Singh

Hey Water!
illustrated and written by Antoinette Portis

2019 Winner

Hello Lighthouse
illustrated and written by Sophie Blackall

Drawn Together
illustrated by Dan Santat and written by Minh Le

illustrated by Lauren Castillo and written by Juan Felipe Herrera

Hello Hello
illustrated and written by Brendan Wenzel

Rough Patch
illustrated and written by Brian Lies

Adrian Simcox Does Not Have a Horse
illustrated by Corinna Luyken and written by Marcy Campbell

illustrated and written by Yuyi Morales

2018 Truro Mock Caldecott Winner

illustrated by Brendan Wenzel and written by Cynthia Rylant

The Antlered Ship
illustrated by Eric Fan and Terry Fan, written by Dashka Slater

Niko Draws a Feeling
illustrated by Simone Shin, written by Bob Raczka

After the Fall: How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again
illustrated and written by Dan Santat

Mighty Moby
illustrated by Ed Young and written by Barbara DaCosta

Muddy: The Story of Blues Legend Muddy Waters
illustrated by Evan Turk and written by Michael Mahin

2017 Truro Mock Caldecott Winner

The Uncorker of Ocean Bottles
illustrated by Erin E. Stead and written by Michelle Cuevas

The Uncorked of Ocean Bottles
illustrated by Erin E. Stead and written by Michelle Cuevas

They All Saw a Cat
illustrated and written by Brendan Wenzel

Maybe Something Beautiful
illustrated and written by F. Isabel Campoy and Theresa Howell

Thunder Boy Jr.
illustrated Yuyi Morales and written by Sherman Alexie

The Storyteller
illustrated and written by Evan Turk

2016 Truro Mock Caldecott Winner

Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World’s Most Famous Bear
illustrated by Sophie Blackall and written by Lindsay Mattick

The Night World
illustrated and written by Mordicai Gerstein

Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl’s Courage Change Music
illustrated by Rafael Lopez and written by Margarita Engle

2015 Truro Mock Caldecott Winner

Sam and Dave Dig a Hole
illustrated by Jon Klassen and written by Mac Barnett

illustrated by Christian Robinson and written by Kelly DiPucchio

Hug Machine

illustrated and written by Scott Campbell