>The new look . . .

>jan2010mag spdforblog 738827 >The new look . . .. . . of the Horn Book Magazine. I’ve been getting some complimentary emails but am wondering what you all think, especially since we are still tinkering.

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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.

Comments

  1. Brenda Ferber says:

    >Love it!!! Makes it feel more magazine-ish and less journal-ish. I wonder if you have a lot of authors as subscribers, or is it more librarians? Because, as an author, I would love to see more articles on craft (like Kristin Cashore's terrific piece) and more reviews.

  2. >Simple and clean. Easy on the eyes. Ample white space to allow the illustrations to shine. I like it!

  3. Anonymous says:

    >Can one buy a single copy somehow? Or do you only sell subscriptions?

  4. Roger Sutton says:

    >If you look here you can find a list of bookstores that sell single copies of the Horn Book Magazine.

  5. >Beautiful and clean and I love it! Good job.

  6. >Mag-nificent!

  7. ladydisdain says:

    >I love it. Pretty white space. Nice fonts. Color! I can't wait to get my first updated issue.

  8. Terry Doherty says:

    >I love it. Nice mix of columns, plenty of white space and terrific illustrations! What a great way to open the year.

  9. Cindy Dobrez says:

    >Still waiting for the postal carrier to deliver mine….

  10. Sondy at Sonderbooks says:

    >I got mine a couple days ago and LOVE the new look!

  11. >I've been an avid reader of the Horn Book since my college professor introduced it to my Children's Lit. class, but the new colorful style is amazing! I think the new look does a great job capturing the reader's attention.

  12. Sergio Ruzzier says:

    >Looks nice!

    Whith all this color, are you going to run illustrators' portfolios, or something like that?

    Sergio

  13. Sergio Ruzzier says:

    >Oops, I wrote "with" with two h's…

  14. >Uggh… Still waiting for mine! Come quickly tomorrow, USPS!

  15. Beth Kephart says:

    >As entrancing as a storybook.

    As smart as one, too.

  16. Marge Loch-Wouters says:

    >The new look – and content – is wonderful. I feel like Horn Book is refreshed and so am I. Kudos to all for all the work to make the changes come about.

  17. fairybookmother says:

    >Lovely. I blogged gushily about it.

  18. >It's really beautiful…but the pages are falling out of mine.

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