Winning Year: 1959
Illustrator: William Stobbs
Title: Kashtanka

Original Publisher: OUP
Current Publisher:
Out of print

Kashtanka the dog sets off for a walk with her master, Luka Aleksandrich. A jolly band of soldiers came marching down the street; the music terrifies the dog, who runs away in panic and gets lost in an unknown part of town. A stranger finds Kashtanka and takes her in.