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Frederick: Leo Lionni’s use of torn paper collage and his celebration of nature, creativity and kindness helped his book “Frederick” (1967) win a Caldecott Honor in 1968. As a field mouse, Frederick should be preparing for winter like the rest of his family by collecting corn and wheat. Instead Frederick gathers together the colors and words that make cold, dark days feel warm and bright. (via U.S. POSTAL SERVICE COMMEMORATES FAVORITE CHILDREN’S BOOK ANIMALS ON STAMPS; JOINT ISSUANCE WITH ROYAL MAIL’S ANIMAL TALES STAMPS OFFERS GREAT COLLECTIBLES)

Frederick: Leo Lionni’s use of torn paper collage and his celebration of nature, creativity and kindness helped his book “Frederick” (1967) win a Caldecott Honor in 1968. As a field mouse, Frederick should be preparing for winter like the rest of his family by collecting corn and wheat. Instead Frederick gathers together the colors and words that make cold, dark days feel warm and bright. (via U.S. POSTAL SERVICE COMMEMORATES FAVORITE CHILDREN’S BOOK ANIMALS ON STAMPS; JOINT ISSUANCE WITH ROYAL MAIL’S ANIMAL TALES STAMPS OFFERS GREAT COLLECTIBLES)