>Christmas koan

>If the tree tilts toward the room, can we see it? Shall we fear it?

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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. >Zen master: If the *room* tilts toward the tree, little grasshopper, then you must run for the hills.

  2. >I ordered a ‘tabletop tree’ from LL Bean this year. It came looking like a tree from Whoville– leaning. Perfectly balanced, but leaning. weird. -wendie old

  3. Brenda Bowen says:

    >If Santa is consumed by the flames of the fireplace, will you then believe he exists?

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