Yuko Shimizu

Children’s Book By Alabama Authors Receives Caldecott Honor

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A children’s book written by two Alabama authors is being recognized as a Caldecott Honor Book. The American Library Association announced the award last week for “The Cat Man of Aleppo,” which was co-authored by Alabama writers Karim Shamshi-Basha and Irene Latham. Yuko Shimizu illustrated the book, which was published last year by G. P. Putnam’s…