Winning Year: 1974
Illustrator: Pat Hutchins
Title: The Wind Blew

Original Publisher: Bodley Head
Current Publisher:
Out of print

It's very blustery day and the wind carries off hats, an umbrella, a kite and a balloon. A crowd of people anxiously chase their belongings before it finally blows itself off to sea.



Pat Hutchins has always loved drawing. At the age of 16 she won a scholarship to Darlington Art School. She is now one of the most popular picture book creators in the world with over thirty published children's books.