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Archives for December 1971

High Fantasy and Heroic Romance*

by Lloyd Alexander The White Queen proudly told Alice she had learned to believe six impossible things before breakfast. We do much  better. Science appears on the verge of discoveries that may let us live forever, at the same time perfecting ways to get rid of us altogether. We can fly to any place in […]

Horn Book Fanfare 1971

Best books of 1971 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 If All the Sea Were One Sea illustrated by Janina Domanska (Macmillan) Moja Means One: Swahili Counting Book written by Muriel Feelings, illustrated by Tom Feelings […]