>Does size matter?

>Motoko Rich reports that Hugo Cabret is the longest Caldecott winner ever. (Boy, is she sharp or what?) I wonder if any Newberys are longer. Although the neater parallel record would be the shortest Newbery: A Visit to William Blake’s Inn?

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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.


  1. Anonymous says:

    >Gee, I was on the William Blake Newbery committee as well as the Hugo Caldecott committee. What do you suppose that means?

  2. Anonymous says:

    >The Hero and the Crown is at least ten times longer than Hugo Cabret.

  3. Roger Sutton says:

    >It just feels that way. (Slaps self.)

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