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Starred reviews, May/June 2017 Horn Book Magazine


from The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet!

from The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet!

The following books will receive starred reviews in the upcoming issue of The Horn Book Magazine. (It’s our annual special issue; this time on the topic of humor. LAUGH, dammit.)

The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet; by Carmen Agra Deedy; illustrated by Eugene Yelchin (Scholastic)

Bob, Not Bob!; by Liz Garton Scanlon and Audrey Vernick; illus. by Matthew Cordell (Disney-Hyperion)

Goldfish Ghost; by Lemony Snicket; illustrated by Lisa Brown (Porter/Roaring Brook)

The Song from Somewhere Else; by A. F. Harrold; illus. by Levi Pinfold (Bloomsbury)

Binny Bewitched; by Hilary McKay; illus. by Tony Ross (McElderry)

Thick as Thieves; by Megan Whalen Turner (Greenwillow/HarperCollins)

Clayton Byrd Goes Underground; by Rita Williams-Garcia (Amistad/HarperCollins)

Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets; by Kwame Alexander with Chris Colderley and Marjory Wentworth; illus. by Ekua Holmes (Candlewick)

Eyes of the World: Robert Capa, Gerda Taro, and the Invention of Modern Photojournalism; by Marc Aronson and Marina Budhos (Holt)



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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