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Week in Review, April 25th-29th

Week in Review

This week on hbook.com… From the May/June 2016 Special Issue of The Horn Book Magazine: Collaborations: “Teamwork: Pictures in My Head” by Ann Rider What Makes Good Poetry? newsletter featuring 5Q for Joyce Sidman Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: On the Farm, at the Market by G. Brian Karas Fiction: A Tangle of Gold [Colors of […]

BGHB Awards submissions—last call!

Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards

With the May 15th deadline looming, consider this the last call for 2016 Boston Globe–Horn Book Award submissions. Publishers, big and small, we urge you to make sure you’ve sent all worthy eligible books (published between June 1st, 2015, and May 31st, 2016) to the judges. Please follow the submission guidelines carefully, and contact Katrina […]

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 […]