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Archives for December 1966

The Lonesome Boy Theme

by Arna Bontemps In the eighteenth century, I have been told, there was a popular saying to the effect that nobody would ever have fallen in love if he had not first read about it in the poets. Whether or not this is true, there is certainly something to be said for the proposition that […]

Horn Book Fanfare 1966

Best books of 1966 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 Three Poor Tailors adapted and illustrated by Victor G. Abrus (Harcourt) The Mother Goose Treasury illustrated by Raymond Briggs (Coward) Fox and the Fire written […]