Awards & Winners

Peggy Rathmann

Date of Birth 04-March-1953
Place of Birth Saint Paul
(United States of America, Minnesota, Ramsey County, Area code 651)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Margaret Crosby "Peggy" Rathmann, Margaret Crosby Rathmann
Profession Illustrator, Author, Writer
Margaret Crosby "Peggy" Rathmann is an American writer and illustrator best known for children's picture books. She was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, and graduated from the University of Minnesota. Her first book, Ruby the Copycat, earned Ms. Rathmann the "Most Promising New Author" distinction in Publishers Weekly's 1991 annual Cuffie Awards. That book was followed by her illustrations of Barbara Bottner's Bootsie Barker Bites, Good Night Gorilla about Peggy's experiences with gorillas, and Rathmann's Caldecott Medal winning Officer Buckle and Gloria. Since that book, Rathmann has written two more: Ten Minutes till Bedtime and The Day The Babies Crawled Away. Rathmann lives in Nicasio, California.

Awards by Peggy Rathmann

Check all the awards nominated and won by Peggy Rathmann.


Caldecott Medal
Honored for : Officer Buckle and Gloria

Nominations 1996 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Caldecott Medal Officer Buckle and Gloria