Gerald McDermott

“Caldecott Medalist in 1997

Golem is a dramatic story of supernatural forces summoned to save an oppressed people, retold from traditional sources and accompanied by David Wisniewski’s unique cut-paper illustrations. It also provides a thought-provoking look at the consequences of unleashing power beyond human control. The afterword discusses the golem legend and its roots in Jewish history. A Caldecott Medal Book.”