Democrats are up

Bashful 300x236 Democrats are upNow that the Young Republicans’ Club has chosen its ticket, the Democrats are off and running. Far more of them to wade through (why IS that?*) but the Party has thinned the herd down to four potential candidates who will be presenting their platforms this week. First up, Octavian Nothing.

*Really, why? I think I maybe know two declared Republicans who work in children’s books. Do the rest keep quiet? I can see why they might.

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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. I nominate Frankie Landau-Banks and Amber Appleton — one knows how to manipulate the system and the other is a pillar of the community AND has a cute dog for photo ops.

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