From the Editor – March 2012

March/April Horn Book Magazine coverIt’s a pretty easy bet that you are reading this issue of Notes from the Horn Book on some kind of screen. And in the current issue of The Horn Book Magazine, we look at all the different places that children’s books are likely to be read (or heard or watched . . .) in our multimedia world. Called “Books Remixed: Reading in the Digital Age,” this special issue includes articles about what makes a good picture book app, games based on children’s books, an interview with the director of the movie Holes, and much more, with a special comic-book appearance by Susan Meddaugh’s Martha, who tells just how she became a PBS star. You can find selected articles online and can order the entire issue by emailing or calling 877 523 6072.




Roger Sutton
Editor in Chief

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.

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