>Reading Fun with Goofus and Gallant

>Okay, handed an easy walk, I politely stepped around the bases, shaking hands with each player as I made my way home.

Goofus, on the other hand . . . .

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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. Anonymous says:

    >Dear Roger,

    I love you.


  2. Roger Sutton says:

    >Stop, Jon! You’re embarrassing me.

  3. Anonymous says:

    >I can’t believe you want to be identified with Gallant! You’re a “Your Own Pages” all the way.

    Another Anonymous

  4. Barbara Kerley says:

    >Goofus and Gallant always makes me think of childhood trips to the dentist office — reading Highlights while waiting to meet my doom.

    Gallant may have been the “better” boy, but don’t you think he also got beat up more on the playground?

    Barbara Kerley

  5. Roger Sutton says:

    >I do, and I was. And I totally blame Jon.

  6. >I’ll meet you by the monkeybars right after school.

  7. richmond says:

    >I recently came accross your blog and have been reading along. I thought I would leave my first comment. I dont know what to say except that I have enjoyed reading. Nice blog. I will keep visiting this blog very often.



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