Katherine Milhous «The egg tree»

«The Egg Tree» is a 1950 book by Katherine Milhous that won the 1951 Caldecott Medal, based on the author’s family tradition. It tells the classic tale of a Pennsylvania Dutch Easter, with its main characters being Katy and Carl. One day, near Easter, they look for Easter eggs and found eggs that their grandmother had painted on a tree. They were interested, so they ask their grandmother about the eggs. They eventually create one, and it becomes a big success the next Easter. The book «The egg tree» is an illustrated book, with the image of a rooster blowing a horn standing on an decorated Easter egg on the cover of the book. Bright colors yellow in contrast with green. The illustration goes on through the pages with a Pennsylvania Dutch traditions of art that can be considered eye pleasing and easy to read.