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Notes from the Horn Book, our monthly newsletter for parents and teachers, will come out this afternoon. If you don’t subscribe, you can access the content here — but the newsletter itself is much prettier! It comes out the second Wednesday of every month and you can sign up here.

Notes from the Horn Book

We also have a nonfiction-only newsletter, Nonfiction Notes, that you’ll automatically get when you sign up. Nonfiction Notes has been a quarterly publication, but we’re hoping to start sending it more often, I think either six or eight times a year.


Extra credit if you know who drew the reading goat.


Lolly Robinson About Lolly Robinson

Lolly Robinson is the creative director for The Horn Book, Inc. She has degrees in studio art and children's literature and teaches children's literature at Harvard University's Graduate School of Education. She has served on the Caldecott and Boston Globe-Horn Book Award committees and blogs for Calling Caldecott and Lolly's Classroom on this site.

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  1. Paige Ysteboe says:

    William Steig?

  2. Lolly Robinson Lolly Robinson says:


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