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Week in Review, April 18th-22nd

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… From the May/June 2016 Special Issue of The Horn Book Magazine: Collaborations: “Nerdy for Life” by Donalyn Miller and Colby Sharp Goodbye, Jim: Roger remembers James Cross Giblin RIP Prince: A purple-themed booklist in honor of the Purple One Oldies-but-goodies: booklists for Passover and Earth Day Reviews of the Week: Picture […]

Week in Review: April 11th-15th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… Remembering James Cross Giblin Happy 100th Birthday, Beverly Cleary! We’re celebrating with a series of Cleary appreciations from the March/April 2016 Horn Book Magazine and on Out of the Box. Elissa rounds up all the entries in Today’s the day! Happy 100th birthday, Beverly Cleary. Frances Hardinge Talks with Roger Spring […]

From the Editor – April 2016

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I invite you to have a listen to the Horn Book’s new podcast, started by editorial assistant Siân Gaetano with a prayer (from me) and a ton of enthusiasm (from Siân). We’ve covered such topics as boys and reading, adult books for children, my bête noir Twitter, and the mysteries of the Sorting Hat, which […]

Week in Review, April 4th-8th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… Preview the May/June 2016 issue of The Horn Book Magazine May/June 2016 Magazine starred reviews Happy 100th Birthday, Beverly Cleary! We’re celebrating with a series of Cleary appreciations from the March/April 2016 Horn Book Magazine. This week’s entries: “Once Upon a Time It Was 1950” by Tony Di Terlizzi Beverly Cleary […]

April Boston-area children’s lit events

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April (snow) showers bring… lots of April book events! Here’s a small sampling; check out our event calendar for all details and even more events in the Boston area. April is National Poetry Month! See the Academy of American Poets website for resources and local event listings. “The Art of Eric Carle: Hide and Seek” […]

Preview May/June 2016 Horn Book Magazine

May/June 2016 Horn Book Magazine

Special Issue: Collaborations Lydie Raschka describes her husband Chris Raschka’s collaboration with Vera B. Williams on the beloved author/illustrator’s last book. Author Rita Williams-Garcia talks about her work mentoring MFA students. Ann Rider, editor, shares her process for pairing an author with “just the right illustrator.” Foreign Correspondence: Elena Abós on how a translator acts […]

Week in Review, March 28th-April 1st

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… To celebrate Roger’s 20th anniversary as The Horn Book’s editor in chief, here are twenty little-known facts about him from his upcoming memoir Sitting in Bertha’s Chair (Update: April Fool! But some of the “facts” are true… See details and Roger’s response) Happy 100th Birthday, Beverly Cleary! We’re celebrating with a […]

Week in Review: March 21st-25th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… Have you heard our new podcast? Listen to the fourth (and four-and-a-halfth) episode: 1.4: Special Guest David Hyde Costello and 1.45: Special Material with David Hyde Costello Happy 100th Birthday, Beverly Cleary! We’re celebrating with a series of Cleary appreciations from the March/April 2016 Horn Book Magazine. This week’s entry: “Telling […]

Week in Review, March 14th-March 18th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… Have you heard our new podcast? Listen to the third episode 1.3: To Kill a Mockingjay Happy 100th Birthday, Beverly Cleary! We’re celebrating with a series of Cleary appreciations from the March/April 2016 Horn Book Magazine. This week’s entry: “The Real Ramona” by David Reuther Also from the March/April Horn Book […]

Apply for a Horn Book internship!

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Interested in learning more about the children’s book industry, book reviewing, or how magazines and review journals operate? A Horn Book internship is a great place to start. Our interns are an invaluable help in managing the gazillion books that enter and leave our office (and if the phrase “gazillion books” sounds appealing to you, […]