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Week in Review, November 13th – 17th

This week on… Chelsea Sedoti Talks with Roger Foreign Correspondence: “The Little Bookroom” by Margaret Robson Kett Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: The Wolf, the Duck, and the Mouse by Mac Barnett; illus. by Jon Klassen Fiction: Tumble & Blue by Cassie Beasley Nonfiction: Many: The Diversity of Life on Earth by Nicola Davies; illus. by […]

Week in Review, November 6th – 10th

This week on… From the November/December 2017 issue of The Horn Book Magazine: “The Writer’s Page: Fighting the Lost Cause” by Ann Bausum “Foreign Correspondence: Beyond the ‘Four Fs’: Caribbean Own Voices” by Summer Edward 2-fer Talks with Roger interviews: Kathryn Erskine and Tracey Baptiste November’s Notes from the Horn Book newsletter: 5Q for […]

November Notes out now!

In this month’s issue of Notes from the Horn Book, we chat with author Malinda Lo about her chilling new mystery novel A Line in the Dark. You’ll also find more YA psychological thrillers autumnal picture books to celebrate the season picture-book biographies to encourage budding architects and designers graphic novels (and one graphic memoir) […]

From the Editor — November 2017

It’s Calling Caldecott season, so make sure you head on over to the sometimes feisty debates. Martha and Lolly and Jules and their crew of contributors are doing a wonderful job of turning the contenders upside-down and inside-out to get at just what we mean when we say “the most distinguished picture book for children.” […]

Week in Review, October 30th – November 3rd

This week on… November/December 2017 Horn Book Magazine Table of Contents Nikki Giovanni and Ashley Bryan Talk with Roger Board Book Roundup: Baby Horn Boo! 2017 Edition Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: Creepy Pair of Underwear! by Aaron Reynolds; illus. by Peter Brown Fiction: The Wrong Train by Jeremy de Quidt; illus. by Dave […]

Week in Review, October 23rd-27th

This week on… We’re at Boston Book Festival tomorrow — come by booth #9 to say hi and pick up freebies! Here are the updated submissions guidelines for the 2018 Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards. From the September/October 2017 issue of The Horn Book Magazine: “The Writer’s Page: On Home, Empathy, and Voice” by E. […]

Week in Review, October 16th-20th

This week on… Francisco X. Stork Talks with Roger Reviews of the Week: Picture Book: Masterpiece Mix by Roxie Munro Fiction: The War I Finally Won by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley Nonfiction: Strong as Sandow: How Eugen Sandow Became 
the Strongest Man on Earth by Don Tate Read Roger: Letter to the world Heart of the matter […]

Apply for a spring 2018 Horn Book internship!

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 editorial 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 […]

Week in Review, October 9th-13th

This week on… BGHB and HBAS celebration coverage: October 6th Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards ceremony timeline Horn Book at Simmons Colloquium: “Resistance: Children’s Books in Troubled Times” timeline 2017 BGHB weekend photo slideshow From the September/October 2017 issue of The Horn Book Magazine: Melissa Sweet’s 2017 Zena Sutherland lecture: “To Inform and Delight: The […]

BGHB17 and HBAS17: Resistance slideshow

This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of the Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards, and like Steve Sheinkin said to Ashley Bryan at the start of Steve’s Honor Award acceptance speech: “That’s a hard act to follow, Ashley!” For the first time in recent history, every winner and honoree was in attendance, both at Friday night’s awards […]