Week in Review, March 10th-14th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… From the March/April issue: “What Makes a Good Book Cover?” by Thom Barthelmess March’s Notes from the Horn Book: Five questions for Lois Ehlert, picture book biographies, preschool vehicle books, chapter books with spunky heroines, and YA adventures starring boys Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: Stella’s Starliner by Rosemary Wells […]

March Notes

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March Notes is here! This month, look for five questions for queen of collage Lois Ehlert, plus • picture book biographies about trailblazers • preschool books about vehicles • chapter books starring spirited heroines • YA novels about boys on the edge Enjoy! Read the issue online here, or subscribe to receive both the monthly Notes from the […]

From the Editor – March 2014

Make sure you take a virtual wander down the hall to the Horn Book’s newest blog, Lolly’s Classroom. Created and run by Lolly Robinson, the Horn Book production manager and designer and a lecturer at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, Lolly’s Classroom is a place for teachers to meet and discuss strategies and lesson […]

Horn Book Week in Review, March 3rd–7th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… From the March/April issue: “Do Great Work and the Rest Will Follow” by Shadra Strickland “An Interview with Neal Porter” by Leonard S. Marcus We’re expanding our Review of the Week feature to spotlight more of the books (and more of the HB reviewers!) we love. Starting this week, you’ll find […]

March children’s lit events in Boston

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There are a heckuva lot of events happening in and around Boston this month — definitely a good thing, since we’re all starting to go a little stir-crazy with winter dragging on. Signings, workshops, panels, and drink nights make for a nice change from holing up at home on these dreary days. Be sure to […]

Review(s) of the Week news

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We’re expanding our Review of the Week feature to spotlight more of the books (and more of the HB reviewers!) we love. Beginning today, you’ll find brand-new reviews of recommended books and apps four days a week: Mondays: picture books Tuesdays: fiction Wednesdays: nonfiction Thursdays: apps and e-books Click on the tag Review of the […]

Horn Book Week in Review, February 24th–28th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… Not on our site, but not to be missed: PW’s article about the CBB “Why Did THAT Book Win?” panel Preview the March/April 2014 Horn Book Magazine: Special Issue: Illustration From the March/April issue: Editorial: “As Pretty Does” “Just Enjoy the Pictures: Hand-Crafted Versus Digital Art” by Julie Danielson Articles from […]

Horn Book Week in Review, February 17th–21st

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… Last night was the second Children’s Books Boston event, a panel discussion of the 2014 ALA Award winners called “Why Did THAT Book Win?” Panel moderator Roger Sutton and attendee Cindy Ritter recap the panel. From the March/April 2014 issue of The Horn Book Magazine: Special Issue: Illustration: “Pen, Ink, Watercolor, […]

“Why Did THAT Book Win?” panel recap

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Though it may have been postponed a week thanks to a winter storm last Thursday, nearly one hundred children’s literature enthusiasts still showed up last night at 6:00 pm at Simmons College for Children’s Books Boston’s second event, “Why did THAT book win?”, a panel discussion about the 2014 ALA children’s book awards. The panelists […]

Two reminders

Make sure you’re in attendance at Lolly’s Classroom, which today takes on the topic of book reports that are a) fun for kids and b) not too much work for Teacher. Also, I hope you can come to our Children’s Books Boston event tomorrow night (rescheduled from last week), where I’m joined by Martha Parravano, […]