Horn Book Fanfare 2006

Best books of 2006 Chosen annually by our editors, Fanfare is The Horn Book Magazine’s selection of the best children’s and young adult books of the year. Picture Books Keeper of Soles written by Teresa Bateman, illustrated by Yayo (Holiday) When Death comes calling for Colin’s soul, the clever shoemaker notices his lack of quality […]

Horn Book Fanfare 2005

Best books of 2005 Chosen annually by our editors, Fanfare is The Horn Book Magazine’s selection of the best children’s and young adult books of the year. Picture Books Terrific written and illustrated by Jon Agee (di Capua/Hyperion) Glass-half-empty Eugene is stranded on an island with a parrot: “‘Terrific . . . What good is a parrot?’ ‘You’d […]

Horn Book Fanfare 2004

Best books of 2004 Chosen annually by our editors, Fanfare is The Horn Book Magazine’s selection of the best children’s and young adult books of the year. Picture Books Home illustrated by Jeannie Baker (Greenwillow) An urban neighborhood’s dramatic change — for the better — is chronicled in this wordless picture book’s detailed collages. Ever-greener […]

Horn Book Fanfare 2003

Best books of 2003 Chosen annually by our editors, Fanfare is The Horn Book Magazine’s selection of the best children’s and young adult books of the year. Picture Books The Shape Game written and illustrated by Anthony Browne (Farrar) A family outing to the art museum looks unpromising, until the experience proves transformative in more […]

Horn Book Fanfare 2002

Best books of 2002 Chosen annually by our editors, Fanfare is The Horn Book Magazine’s selection of the best children’s and young adult books of the year. Picture Books A Bit More Bert written by Allan Ahlberg; illustrated by Raymond Briggs (Farrar) Our child-man hero is back in six more chapters — and we are […]

Horn Book Fanfare 2001

Best books of 2001 Chosen annually by our editors, Fanfare is The Horn Book Magazine’s selection of the best children’s and young adult books of the year. Picture Books Milo’s Hat Trick written and illustrated by Jon Agee (di Capua/Hyperion) The Adventures of Bert written by Allan Ahlberg, illustrated by Raymond Briggs (Farrar) My Car […]

Horn Book Fanfare 2000

Best books of 2000 Chosen annually by our editors, Fanfare is The Horn Book Magazine’s selection of the best children’s and young adult books of the year. Picture Books Buttons written and illustrated by Brock Cole (Farrar) A Cake for Herbie written and illustrated by Petra Mathers (Schwartz/Atheneum) Madlenka written and illustrated by Peter Sis […]

Horn Book Fanfare 1999

Best books of 1999 Chosen annually by our editors, Fanfare is The Horn Book Magazine’s selection of the best children’s and young adult books of the year. Picture Books Benny’s Had Enough! written by Barbro Lindgren, illustrated by Olof Landström (R&S/Farrar) What! Cried Granny: An Almost Bedtime Story written by Kate Lum, illustrated by Adrian […]

Horn Book Fanfare 1998

Best books of 1998 Chosen annually by our editors, Fanfare is The Horn Book Magazine’s selection of the best children’s and young adult books of the year. Picture Books Arlene Alda’s 1 2 3: What Do You See? written and illustrated with photographs by Arlene Alda (Tricycle Press) And If the Moon Could Talk written […]

Horn Book Fanfare 1997

Best books of 1997 Chosen annually by our editors, Fanfare is The Horn Book Magazine’s selection of the best children’s and young adult books of the year. Picture Books Baboon written by Kate Banks, illustrated by Georg Hallensleben (Foster/Farrar) A Small Miracle written and illustrated by Peter Collington (Knopf) Noah Makes a Boat written by […]