Award Name : Caldecott Medal
Year of Award : 2015
Award for : Books
Location : San Francisco, California, United States
Yuyi Morales is an award-winning illustrator and author of children's books whose original self-illustrated picture books include Just a Minute: A Trickster Tale and Counting Book and Little Night. Noted for her bright, child-friendly art, Morales has twice won the Pura Belpré Illustrator Award, which honors "Latino authors and illustrators whose work best portrays and celebrates Latino cultural experience in a children's book."She won the Caldecott Medal award in 2015 for Viva Frida.