>As Manderley burns . . .

> photo by Duncan Todd Actually, that’s not Mrs. Danvers, it’s Horn Book publisher Anne Quirk keeping an eagle eye on the Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards this past Friday night. Look for more photos later today.

>November/December 08 stars

>The following books will receive starred reviews in the November/December issue of the Horn Book Magazine. The Pencil written by Allan Ahlberg, illustrated by Bruce Ingman (Candlewick). Old Bear written and illustrated by Kevin Henkes (Greenwillow). Who Made This Cake? written by Chihiro Nakagawa, illustrated by Junji Koyose (Front Street). The Graveyard Book written by […]

>After all, the dictionary offers plenty of scope.

>Deborah Stevenson sent me this useful chart.

>She’s got her eye on you.

>Legendary huntress Rachel Smith again stalks the series of tubes to bring you some web content that goes down great with the latest issue of the Horn Book Magazine.

>Going for the Gold

>Horn Book veteran Anita Silvey puts herself in the hot seat this month over at School Library Journal, where, to sum up, she complains about the lack of broad appeal of the last four winners of the Newbery Medal. Anita has been around for a long time and she knows just how stirred the dragons […]