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And I’ve just finished proofreading the preschool section of the forthcoming (print) edition of the Guide. Lots of go-to-sleep books, along with the apparently unstoppable flood of Mommy/Daddy-Love-You-More-than-Anyone-Has-Been-Loved, Ever (and you had better love him/her right back) books. My generation certainly raised a bumper crop of insecure parents.

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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. Elizabeth says:

    >I remember John Keller, then Little Brown president/publisher, referring to those as the "I Love You Even More Than This Book Does" genre.

  2. Roger Sutton says:

    >I believe that was Rick Richter's bon mot.

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