1996 Aesop Prize and Accolade List
The Children's Folklore Section of the American Folklore Soclety confers its Aesop prize on the most outstanding book or books incorporating folklore and published in English for children or young adults.
1996 Aesop Prize
- Next Year in Jerusalem. Retold by Howard Schwartz and illustrated by Neil Waldman. NY: Viking, 1996.
- Nursery Tales Around the World. Retold by Judy Sierra and illustrated by Stefano Vitale. NY: Clarion Books, 1996.
1996 Aesop Accolade List
- Medio-Pollito/Half-Chicken . Retold by Alma Flor Ada and illustrated by Kim Howard. Doubleday, 1995.
- The Story of the Milky Way: A Cherokee Tale. Retold by Joseph Bruchac and Gayle Ross and illustrated by Virginia A. Stroud. Dial Books, 1995.
- Mysterious Tales of Japan. By Rafe Martin and illustrated by Tatsuro Kiuchi. G.P. Putman, 1996.
- When the World Was Young: Creation and Pourquoi Tales. Retold by Margaret Mayo and illustrated by Louise Brierley. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1995.
- The Turkey Girl. Retold by Penny Pollock and illustrated by Ed Young. Little Brown, 1996.
- How Turtle's Back Was Cracked: A Traditional Cherokee Tale. Retold by Gayle Ross with paintings by Murv Jacob. Dial Books for Young Readers, 1995.
- The Biggest Frog in Australia. Written and illustrated by Susan L. Roth. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1996.
- The Woman in the Moon: a Story from Hawai'i. Retold by Jama Kim Rattigan with illustrations by Carla Golembe. Canada: Little Brown & Company, 1996.
- The Maiden of Northland: A Hero Tale of Finland. Retold by Aaron Shepard with illustrations by Carol Schwartz. Simon & Schuster, 1996.
- Songs for Survival: Songs and Chants from Tribal Peoples Around the World. Compiled by Nikki Siegen-Smith and illustrated by Bernard Lodge. Dutton Children's Books, 1995.
- Princess Florecita and the Iron Shoes. Retold by John Warren Stewig and illustrated by K. Wendy Popp. Apple Soup Books, 1995.
- Wicked Jack. Retold by Connie N. Wooldridge with illustrations by Will Hillenbrand. Holiday House, 1995.
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