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Nonny Hogrogian is the talented illustrator of the Armenian folk tale One Fine Day, a Caldecott gold medal winner, published by Aladdin Books of Macmillan Publishing Company, New YorkMs. Hogrogian was awarded the Caldecott award for the most distinguised picture book of 1971. Ms. Hogrogian's illustrations reminiscent of fine paintings rich with sophisticated colors and textures.
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|Birth date=1932/05/07
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'''Nonny Hogrogian''' (born May 7, 1932) is an [[Armenian-American]] writer and illustrator, known best for [[children's literature |children's]] [[picture books]].  She has won two annual [[Caldecott Medal|Caldecott Medals]] for U.S. children's book illustrations.  Since childhood she prefers folk and fairy tales, poetry, fantasy and stories.
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==Biography==
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Hogrogian was born in [[New York City]] to parents born in [[Armenia]].  Her parents were amateur painters and her sister became an interior designer.<ref name=degrummond/>  Hogrogian earned a B.A. in Fine Arts from [[Hunter College]] in 1953.  , Afterward, Hogrogian worked as a [[book designer]] at [[Thomas Y. Crowell Co.]]; and studied art at the New School.<ref name=degrummond/>  In 1960, Crowell published her first works in the book, ''King of the Kerry Fair'', by Nicolete Meredith, which Hogrogian illustrated with [[woodcuts]].  Subsequently she has worked as a designer at Holt and Scribner's and as a freelance illustrator.
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In 1971 Hogrogian married [[David Kherdian]], a writer and editor. For two years they lived in [[Lyme Center, New Hampshire]], where he was the state "poet-in-the-schools."  The state university library is one repository for their works (in a joint collection).<ref name=UNH/> Hogrogian has illustrated some of his poetic anthologies and other works for publication.<ref name=degrummond/>
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==Awards==
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Hogrogian won the [[Caldecott Medal]] for illustration in 1966 and 1972.  The [[American Library Association award]] annually recognizes the previous year's "most distinguished American picture book for children".<ref name=caldecott/>  ''[[Always Room for One More]]'' was written by [[Sorche Nic Leodhas]] and published by [[Holt, Rinehart and Winston]] in 1965. ''One Fine Day'', an old [[Armenian language |Armenian]] tale that she retold and illustrated, was published by [[Macmillan US]] in 1971.  
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Hogrogian was a [[Caldecott Medal |Caldecott]] runner-up in 1977 for ''The Contest'', another story she retold and illustrated.<ref name=caldecott/>
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==References==
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<ref name=degrummond>{{cite web | url=http://www.lib.usm.edu/legacy/degrum/public_html/html/research/findaids/hogrogia.htm |title= Nonny Hogrogian Papers |publisher= [[de Grummond Children's Literature  Collection]]. University of Southern Mississippi |accessdate=June 26, 2013}} With biographical sketch.</ref>
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<ref name=UNH>[http://www.library.unh.edu/special/index.php/nonny-hogrogrian "Nonny Hogrogian and David Kherdian: Papers, 1966–1986"]. Milne Special Collections. University of New Hampshire. Retrieved June 26, 2013. With biographical sketch.</ref>
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<ref name=caldecott>[http://www.ala.org/alsc/awardsgrants/bookmedia/caldecottmedal/caldecotthonors/caldecottmedal "Caldecott Medal & Honor Books, 1938–Present"]; [[Association for Library Service to Children]] ('''ALSC'''); [[American Library Association]] ('''ALA''')<br>
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&nbsp; [http://www.ala.org/alsc/awardsgrants/bookmedia/caldecottmedal/aboutcaldecott/aboutcaldecott "The Randolph Caldecott Medal"]; (ALSC); ALA; retrieved June 26, 2013</ref>
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*Source of this article: Wikipedia
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==External links==
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* {{worldcat |oclc=1403118 |King of the Kerry Fair}}
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* [http://lccn.loc.gov/65012881 Always room for one more] (first edition), Library of Congress Catalog Record
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* [http://lccn.loc.gov/75119834 One fine day] (first edition), LC Catalog Record
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* {{LCAuth|n80008579|Nonny Hogrogian|69|}}

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Birthplace New York
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Birth date 7 May 1932
Languages Armenian, English
Ethnicities Armenian
Dialects Western Armenian
Major works One Fine Day
Spouses David Kherdian

Nonny Hogrogian (born May 7, 1932) is an Armenian-American writer and illustrator, known best for children's picture books. She has won two annual Caldecott Medals for U.S. children's book illustrations. Since childhood she prefers folk and fairy tales, poetry, fantasy and stories.

Biography

Hogrogian was born in New York City to parents born in Armenia. Her parents were amateur painters and her sister became an interior designer.[1] Hogrogian earned a B.A. in Fine Arts from Hunter College in 1953. , Afterward, Hogrogian worked as a book designer at Thomas Y. Crowell Co.; and studied art at the New School.[1] In 1960, Crowell published her first works in the book, King of the Kerry Fair, by Nicolete Meredith, which Hogrogian illustrated with woodcuts. Subsequently she has worked as a designer at Holt and Scribner's and as a freelance illustrator.

In 1971 Hogrogian married David Kherdian, a writer and editor. For two years they lived in Lyme Center, New Hampshire, where he was the state "poet-in-the-schools." The state university library is one repository for their works (in a joint collection).[2] Hogrogian has illustrated some of his poetic anthologies and other works for publication.[1]

Awards

Hogrogian won the Caldecott Medal for illustration in 1966 and 1972. The American Library Association award annually recognizes the previous year's "most distinguished American picture book for children".[3] Always Room for One More was written by Sorche Nic Leodhas and published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston in 1965. One Fine Day, an old Armenian tale that she retold and illustrated, was published by Macmillan US in 1971.

Hogrogian was a Caldecott runner-up in 1977 for The Contest, another story she retold and illustrated.[3]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Nonny Hogrogian Papers". de Grummond Children's Literature Collection. University of Southern Mississippi. http://www.lib.usm.edu/legacy/degrum/public_html/html/research/findaids/hogrogia.htm. Retrieved June 26, 2013.  With biographical sketch.
  2. "Nonny Hogrogian and David Kherdian: Papers, 1966–1986". Milne Special Collections. University of New Hampshire. Retrieved June 26, 2013. With biographical sketch.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Caldecott Medal & Honor Books, 1938–Present"; Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC); American Library Association (ALA)
      "The Randolph Caldecott Medal"; (ALSC); ALA; retrieved June 26, 2013
  • Source of this article: Wikipedia

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