Alois Carigiet illustrated and wrote several award-winning children’s books, some authored by writer Selina Choenz. These books have been translated in many languages. In 1966, Carigiet won the first Hans Christian Andersen Award for Illustrators.
Here are the original German and English titles. Three of the English titles are again in print, two of which are distributed in the US.
| ||A Bell for Ursli: A Story from the Engadine in Switzerland |
|1945||New York Times’ Ten Best Children’s Books, 1950|
|Florina and the Wild Bird |
Flurina und das Wildvglein
|1952||New York Times’ Ten Best Children’s Books, 1953|
|The Snowstorm |
Der Grosse Schnee
|Anton the Goatherd – out of print|
Zottel, Zick und Zwerg
|1965||1966 winner of the “Swiss Youth Book” prize|
|The pear tree,: The birch tree, and the barberry bush – out of print |
Birnbaum, Birke, Berberitze
|Anton and Anne – out of print |
Maurus und Madleina
New York Times’ Ten Best Children’s Books, 1950
|Florina and the Wild Bird||1952||New York Times’ Ten Best Children’s Books, 1953|
|Flurina und das Wildvglein|
|NEW: The Snowstorm||1953|
|Der Grosse Schnee|
Carigiet also illustrated a few other less-known books, now out of print.