Award Name : Caldecott Medal
Year of Award : 2014
Award for : Books
Location : Arizona, Texas, United States
Molly Idle has been drawing ever since she could wield a pencil at the tender age of 18 months. After graduating from Arizona State University with a BFA in Drawing, Molly accepted an offer to work for DreamWorks Feature Animation Studios. After five years, a number of film credits, and an incredibly good time, she left the studio and leapt with gusto into the world of children’s book illustration. Molly has written and illustrated picture books for Viking Press, Bloomsbury USA, and Chronicle Books, among other publishers.She won the Caldecott Medal award in 2014 for Flora and the Flamingo.