>Some people still wear a hat.

>Former Horn Book editor Anita Silvey received the Education Publishing Association‘s Ludington Award “for an individual who has made a significant contribution to the paperback book business.” Her confrerees at the award banquet sported the singular Silvey accessory in her honor:

 >Some people still wear a hat.
(Anita is second from the left.)

Let us join in the salute. Congrats, A.S.!

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Photo by Duncan Todd

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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.


  1. >Oh, my. I hate to think of Tim Gunn getting a hold of this new Roger “look.” Oh my.

  2. Anonymous says:

    >As in:

    “What are you planning to do with that?’

    “I’m finished.”

    “Oh my.”

  3. Elizabeth says:

    >As in:

    “I dare not even ask about poor little Stanley.”

    (A nickel to anyone who gets that reference.)

  4. Roger Sutton says:

    >Unfortunately, the books are hiding the row of fleurchons I have running down my pants.

  5. Roger Sutton says:

    >Sorry, I mean my “pant.”

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