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Archives for December 1965

Walt Disney Accused

In the spring of this year Max Rafferty, California’s Superintendent of Public Instruction, wrote an article praising Walt Disney as “the greatest educator of this century.” Frances Clarke Sayers challenged Dr. Rafferty’s stand in a letter to the Los Angeles Times, which we reprint with Mrs. Sayers’ permission. It is a pity, in this fairest […]

Walt Disney Accused

In the spring of this year Max Rafferty, California’s Superintendent of Public Instruction, wrote an article praising Walt Disney as “the greatest educator of this century.” Frances Clarke Sayers challenged Dr. Rafferty’s stand in a letter to the Los Angeles Times, which we reprint with Mrs. Sayers’ permission. It is a pity, in this fairest […]

Horn Book Fanfare 1965

Best books of 1965 Chosen annually by our editors, Fanfare is The Horn Book Magazine’s selection of the best children’s and young adult books of the year. Picture Books The Courtship, Merry Marriage, and Feast of Cock Robin and Jenny Wren… illustrated by Barbara Cooney (Scribner) David and Goliath written by Beatrice Schenk de Regniers, […]