AESOP PRIZE 
FOR A FOLKLORE BOOK 
FOR CHILDREN
1992-2000


 
 

THE LION AND THE MOUSE

The Aesop Prize and Aesop Accolades are conferred annually by the Children's Folklore Section of the American Folklore Society upon English language books for children and young adults, both fiction and nonfiction. Folklore must be central to the book's content and the book should reflect the high artistic standards of the best of children's literature and should have strong appeal to the child reader. The winners for the Aesop Prize are as follows.

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2000 Howard Schwartz (Text), Monique Passicot (Illus.) The Day the Rabbi Disappeared: Jewish Holiday Tales of Magic 
1999 Elie Wiesel (Text), Mark Podwal (Illus.) King Solomon and His Magic Ring
1998 Chief Lelloska (Text, Illus) Echoes of the Elders: The Stories and Paintings of Chief Lelooska
1997 Michael J. Caduto (Text), Adelaide Murphy Tyrol (Illus) Earth Tales from Around the World
1997 Robert D. San Souci (Text), Jerry Pinkney (Illus) The Hired Hand: An African-American Folktale
1996 Howard Schwartz (Text), Neil Waldman (Illus) Next Year in Jerusalem
1996 Judy Sierra (Text), Stefano Vitale (Illus) Nursery Tales Around the World
1995 Sharon Creeden (Text) Fair is Fair: World Folktales of Justice
1994 Julius Lester (Text), Jerry Pinkney (Illus) John Henry
1993 Robert D. San Souci (Text), Brian Pinkney (Illus) Cut from the Same Cloth: American Women in Myth, Legend and Tall Tale
1993 Paul Goble (Text, Illus) Love Flute
1992 Barbara Bader (Text), Arthur Geisert (Illus) Aesop and Company with Scenes from His Legendary Life
1992 Eric A. Kimmel (Text), Erika Weihs (Illus) Days of Awe: Stories for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur

 
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