Meade, Holly (1956 - 2013)

Genre: Children's Literature, Illustrator

Holly Meade, Maine artist, children's book author and illustrator, lives in Sedgewick. She has twice been published in Raising Readers stories for Maine children. She won the 1996 Caldecott Award.

Selected bibliography

Author and Illustrator

  • A place to sleep 2001
  • The rabbit's bride by the Brothers Grimm retold 2001
  • John Willy and Freddy McGee 2003 Charlotte Zolotow Award for Creative Writing
  • Inside, inside, inside 2005


  • Hush! : a Thai lullabyby Minfong Ho 1996 Caldecott winner
  • Cocoa ice by Diana Appelbaum c1997
  • Blue Bowl Down by C.M. Millen 2004
  • Hop! by Phyllis Root 2005
  • On the farm by David Elliott 2008 Rhyming tour through the family farm
  • Peek! : a Thai hide-and-seek by Minfong Ho 2004 In the Thai jungle, a father plays peek-a-boo with his baby daughter - and all the animals
  • Quack! by Phyllis Root 2005
  • Rata-pata-scata-fata : a Caribbean story by Phillis Gershator c2005
  • Sky sweeper by Phillis Gershator 2007 a tale of Takeboki, a Flower Keeper, honors those who take joy in their work
  • Virginnie's hat by Dori Chaconas 2007

Selected resources