John Warren Stewig is a highly respected children's book author and magazine writer. He has written 10 picture books for children, is the author or co-author of 12 scholarly books, and has published more than 100 articles in 47 periodicals. He was elected chairman of the 1998 Caldecott Award Committee of the American Library Association, which awards the coveted Caldecott Medal, the highest award for children's book illustration in the United States. Recently, he served on the Sibert Committee of the American Library Association, which gives an annual award for the most distinguished information book of the year, as well as on the Medallion Committee, given to an author by the University of Southern Mississippi for a body of work. Read more.
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