Horn Book editors Roger Sutton and Martha Parravano will share insights on children’s reading from their book A Family of Readers: The Book Lover’s Guide to Children’s and Young Adult Literature at the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, MA. The event (free with museum admission) is scheduled for 3:00 p.m. on […]

April Notes is here!

Look for the new Notes from the Horn Book in your inbox this afternoon, chock-full with – five questions for Franny Billingsley – fantasy for older readers – spring animal antics in picture books – nonfiction picture books – truthiness in middle-grade fiction Sign up for free here.

Spring Guide now online

We’ve just added the final Spring 2011 Horn Book Guide reviews (1,551 of them!) to the Guide Online database. Take a peek at the newly added titles, authors, and illustrators. Subscribe to the print Guide and Guide Online here.

Upcoming stars

Look for these starred reviews in the May/June issue of The Horn Book Magazine: Tweak Tweak by Eve Bunting; illus. by Sergio Ruzzier (Clarion) RRRalph by Lois Ehlert (Beach Lane/Simon) Good Luck, Anna Hibiscus! and Have Fun, Anna Hibiscus! by Atinuke; illus. by Lauren Tobia (Kane Miller) The Trouble with May Amelia by Jennifer L. […]

We’re still waiting for spring in Boston…

  but the Spring 2011 Guide just came in! We can’t stop exclaiming over the gorgeous cover, featuring art from Anita Lobel’s Nini Lost and Found. Kudos to all the Guide goddesses and designer Lolly — and Ms. Lobel, of course.

New Notes

The new Notes from the Horn Book is coming soon to an inbox near you, with – five questions for Lee Bennett Hopkins – poetry picture books – new chapter books for young readers – nonfiction about American legends – young adult historical fiction In each newsletter you’ll also find online resources provided by Teaching […]

New Guide Online reviews

The Spring 2011 Horn Book Guide, covering books published from July to December 2010, will be out in April. Get a sneak peek over at our website, where we’ve added 349 reviews to the Guide Online.

New newsletter and next issue’s stars

The ALA awards edition of Notes from the Horn Book arrives this afternoon—if you’re not subscribed, visit our website to view it online and sign up. If that’s not quite enough to tide you over until the next issue, here are the books receiving starred reviews in the March/April Magazine: Where’s Walrus? by Stephen Savage […]

A proud day for Amos McGee

Over at The Horn Book website, you’ll find yesterday’s ALA award winners, plus our reviews of winning titles. Congratulations to all the winners! Also, January’s Notes from the Horn Book (including five questions for Jeannie Baker, armchair-traveling novels for middle graders, “Read it again!”-worthy toddler books, nonfiction picture books, and “out-of-this-world” YA) is in your […]

December Notes: all Fanfare, all the time

December’s Notes from the Horn Book is full of Fanfare goodness, with glowing recommendations of 26 of the year’s best-of-the-best books for children and young adults — plus an interview with honoree Megan Whalen Turner. The December Notes is available online at the Horn Book website, but make sure to subscribe so you don’t miss […]