Who are these handsome author and illustrator gents? What about this father-son pair? This post is part of our “Guess who”? author and illustrator photo series. Click on the tag Guess who? to see all entries!
Caroline Fraser examines the sordid publishing history of The Tale of Peter Rabbit. Foreign Correspondence: Karen Jameyson takes us deep into Jeannie Baker’s process for creating the cross-cultural picture book Mirror. Author Jeanne Birdsall stresses the importance of letting middle grade be middle grade. Jonathan Hunt on the future of connecting kids with nonfiction. Caldecott [...]
On Thursday, April 25th, The Horn Book co-hosted the “Fostering Lifelong Learners: Prescribing Books for Early Childhood Education” conference with Reach Out and Read and the Cambridge Public Library. Unable to attend? Don’t worry; we’ve compiled the day’s highlights based on tweets by our staff and attendees. 9:52 am: “Fostering Lifelong Learners” conference opening remarks [...]
The books recommended below were all published within the last several years and reviewed by The Horn Book Magazine. Grade levels are only suggestions; the individual child is the real criterion. Picture Books Suggested grade level for each entry: K–3 Emma’s Poem: The Voice of the Statue of Liberty written by Linda Glaser; illus. [...]
Table of Contents Features Barbara Bader 21 Z Is for Elastic: The Amazing Stretch of Paul Zelinsky A look at the versatile artist’s career. Roger Sutton 30 Jack (and Jill) Be Nimble: An Interview with Mary Cash and Jason Low Independent publishers stay flexible and look to the future. Eugene Yelchin 41 The Price [...]