storybook art of Nonny Hogrogian


Nonny Hogrogian was born into an Armenian family in The Bronx, New York. Her parents were both artisticaly talented, and she learned at a very early age that she wanted to be an artist.

Nonny won The Caldecott Medal for her first picture book, Always Room for One More, in 1966. In 1972 she received a second Caldecott medal for One Fine Day which was an Armenian tale that she retold.

She and her husband, novelist David Kherdian, founded Two Rivers Press, where they published handbound limited editions. In recent years they founded two journals, one literary, the other spiritual. Nonny continues writing and illustrating books for children.

One Fine Day


Glass Mountain

Always Room for One More

Each print, 17.5" x 22", $4.00.
Set of four prints, $14.00.

Books by Nonny Hogrogian

One Fine Daypaperback, $4.50
Caldecott Medal Award.
Humorous retelling of an Armenian folktale.
The jaunty red fox loses his tale after he steals some milk and spends the day bargaining to get it back.

Always Room for One More paperback, $3.50
Caldecott Medal Award
Lachie MacLachlan's house bulges at the seams as he welcomes weary travelers into his home on a stormy night. Delightfully warm and funny story of kindness.