Janice May Udry

A native of Illinois, Udry was born on June 14, 1928.  After earning her bachelor's degree from Northwestern University, Udry began writing children's books.  Her first published book called A Tree Is Nice won the Caldecott Medal for Marc Simont's illustrations.  She continued to pen several books that contained pictures by illustrators such as Maurice Sendak and Ed Young.  Udry resides in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.


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Moon Jumpers
by Janice May Udry, illustrated by Maurice Sendak
from HarperCollins
for 7th-12th grade
1960 Caldecott Honor Book
Tree is Nice
by Janice Udry & Marc Simont
from HarperCollins
Non-fiction for Kindergarten-3rd grade
1957 Caldecott Medal winner
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
What Mary Jo Shared
by Janice May Udry
from Scholastic Inc.
for 1st-2nd grade
in Clearance: Picture Books (Location: ZCLE-PIC)