>Paradigm shift

>When I spotted the galley on the new book truck I thought I was reaching for one thing:

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but found myself with another.

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Roger Sutton About Roger Sutton

Roger Sutton has been the editor in chief of The Horn Book, Inc, since 1996. He was previously editor of The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books and a children's and young adult librarian. He received his M.A. in library science from the University of Chicago in 1982 and a B.A. from Pitzer College in 1978. Follow him on Twitter: @RogerReads.

Comments

  1. Anonymous says:

    >me thinks we need a dingbat!

  2. Anonymous says:

    >When I read your entry I didn’t know if your book truck was new or it was full of new books. . . ah the beauty of the English language.

  3. Roger Sutton says:

    >Sorry, new-book truck!

  4. Andy Laties says:

    >Roaring Brook is generally diligent about design, too. Consider their dominance in Caldecott Medals over the past five years.

  5. Anonymous says:

    >No need to start calling people names…

  6. Roger Sutton says:

    >I don’t think it’s a bad spine, Andy; RB now gives all its advance reading copies a uniform design, which can work to one’s advantage or not. (ARC design could itself make for a juicy blog item; remind me.) Although I might not have gone with the green khaki, the joke is just the ironic confluence of author and title. Who’s got other examples of that?

  7. rindawriter says:

    >New-book trucks??!!! You ACTUALLY have access to new-book TRUCKS??!! I wish one would drive up to my house and dump.

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