The Horn Book Magazine — March/April 2014

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Table of Contents

 

Features

Leonard S. Marcus 14 An Interview with Neal Porter
A renowned publisher shares his insight
into the current state of picture books.
Jon Scieszka and Molly Leach 28 Design Matters
The classic Horn Book article — now in color.
Julie Danielson 44 Just Enjoy the Pictures:
Hand-Crafted Versus Digital Art
“Mixed-media” in the twenty-first century.
Lolly Robinson 53 An Interview with Molly Bang
The perennially experimenting
artist turns to nonfiction.
Shadra Strickland 65 Do Great Work and the Rest Will Follow
On race and gender in
art school and beyond.
Lily Rothman 67 Sidebar: My Life as an Art Student
Painting or Illustration?
Two schools of thought.
Mônica Carnesi 85 Looking for Art Notes
A call for more illumination
on the copyright page.

Columns

Roger Sutton
11
Editorial
As Pretty Does
Stretching the definition of
the picture book form.
Studio Views
Illustrators reveal their favorite art media.
Brian Selznick
Grace Lin
Salley Mavor
Peter Brown
Laura Vaccaro Seeger
Brian Floca
Yuyi Morales
Gareth Hinds
Erin E. Stead
Sergio Ruzzier
Philip C. Stead
Jonathan Bean
Gene Luen Yang
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Human Mistakes and Trembling Lines
Gouache and I
The Common Thread
In Service of the Book
Push the Paint
Pen, Ink, Watercolor, Repeat
My Next Medium
Paint & Pixels
Gliding on Paper
For the Fear of Failure
What a Find!
A New Freedom
How to Draw Comics the Yang Way
Thom Barthelmess 74 What Makes a Good…?
What Makes a Good Book Cover?
150
From The Guide
Wordless Picture Books
A selection of reviews from The Horn Book Guide.
Robin L. Smith 128
Cadenza
Reading Picture Books 101
Just follow these simple steps.

Reviews

95
148
Book Reviews
Audiobook reviews

Departments

9
152
158
159
March/April Starred Books
Impromptu
Index to Advertisers
Index to Books Reviewed
Cover: photo of her studio by Grace Lin.

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