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Nancy L(ee) Carlson

(1953  - )

(2010 Kerlan Award)

The Kerlan Award is given "in recognition of singular attainments in the creation of children's literature and in appreciation for generous donation of unique resources to the Kerlan Collection for the study of children's literature." The books listed below are owned by the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) Library.

Author/Illustrator

Carlson, Nancy L. (2006). Get up and go! Viking : New York.

Text and illustrations encourage readers, regardless of shape or size, to turn off the television and play games, walk, dance, and engage in sports and other forms of exercise.

Carlson, Nancy L. (1985). Louanne Pig in making the team. Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books. PRIM-FIC C283Loa

Though she plans to try out for cheerleading, Louanne Pig helps her friend Arnie try out for football, with surprising results.

Carlson, Nancy L. (2004). Loudmouth George and the big race. Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books. PRIM-FIC C283Lod

George brags, procrastinates, and offers excuses instead of training for the big race--much to his later embarrassment.

 

Illustrator

Espeland, Pamela & Waniek, Marilyn. (1984). The cat walked through the casserole and other poems for children. (Illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman, Hilary Knight, Nancy Carlson, and Peter E. Hanson). Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books. 811.54 E774c 

A collection of poems about children and their lives. Nancy Carlson illustrated the cover and title page as well as the following poems: The cat walked through the casserole; Blue tattoo; Nose-pickers; Grandpa's whiskers; James made himself invisible; When I grow up; and Look again.

Pearson, Susan. (1992). Lenore’s big break. (Illustrated by Nancy Carlson). New York, N.Y. : Viking. PRIM-FIC P3625Le

A mild-mannered secretary changes her image and makes her dreams come true when she takes her talented birds on "Amateur Hour."

 

Author/Illustrator Information

Nancy Carlson [videorecording]. (1988). (Interviewed by Sarah Nagle). Minnetonka, Minn. : Hennepin County Library. VC 3685

Nancy Carlson, author/illustrator of children’s books describes her career and current direction, sharing her ideas of the creative process involved in writing and art.

Nancy's Neighborhood - Welcome to Nancy Carlson's Website

Nancy L(ee) Carlson (1953 - ). (1997). In Something about the author (Vol. 90, pp. 43-46). Detroit: Gale. Ref PN 451 .S6 & Online V. 1 - 189, 1971- 2009

Nancy L(ee) Carlson (1953 - ). (1989). In Something about the author (Vol. 56, pp.24-25). Detroit: Gale. Ref PN 451 .S6 & Online V. 1 - 189, 1971- 2009
Nancy L(ee) Carlson (1953 - ). (1986). In Something about the author (Vol. 45, pp. 57). Detroit: Gale. Ref PN 451 .S6 & Online V. 1 - 189, 1971- 2009
 

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