Books Marla Frazee Books by Marla Frazee Marla Frazee has written books about: Children's Books Fiction Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Marla Frazee Courtesy of of Beach Lane Books Book News & Features 8 Picture Books You Don't Have To Be A Kid To Love January 31, 2015 Here at NPR Books, we may be grown-ups, but we still enjoy channeling our inner 7-year-old. And this week, we have the perfect excuse: Monday's Caldecott Medal announcement for picture book artistry. The Week's Best Stories From NPR Books How Cynthia Rylant Discovered The Poetry Of Storytelling November 10, 2013 Award-winning author Cynthia Rylant's pictures books revolve around children relying on their families for love and support. To write a good children's book, she says, "you have to be a good poet." Her latest book, God Got A Dog, is a collection of poems that only took her a day to write. How Cynthia Rylant Discovered The Poetry Of Storytelling Listen · 6:38 6:38 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/243546854/244340639" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Monkey See 'This Is Not My Hat' Wins Caldecott Medal For Picture Book Artistry January 26, 2013 Written and Illustrated by Jon Klassen, This Is Not My Hat tells the story of a little fish on the run after stealing a small, blue hat from a slumbering big fish. Runners-up for the medal included a tribute to the color green and a tale of colorful yarn in a black-and-white world.