Holling C. Holling Photo

Holling C. Holling

Born: Aug 2, 1900

Death: Sep 7, 1973

Birthplace: Jackson County

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Holling C. Holling

Date of Birth : Aug 2, 1900
Date of Death : Sep 7, 1973
Birth Place : Jackson County

Holling Clancy Holling was an American author and illustrator, best known for the book Paddle-to-the-Sea, which was a Caldecott Honor Book in 1942. Paddle to the Sea won the Lewis Carroll Shelf Award in 1962. In 1966, Bill Mason directed the Oscar-nominated short film Paddle to the Sea, based on Holling's book, for the National Film Board of Canada.


  • Writer
  • Author
  • Illustrator

Also known as

  • Holling Allison Clancy
  • Holling Holling
  • Holling Clancy Holling

Awards Won

  • John Newbery Medal
  • Caldecott Medal
  • Caldecott Honor
  • Newbery Honor
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