Giving Thanks: Poems, Prayers, and Praise Songs of Thanksgiving edited by Katherine Paterson; illus. by Pamela Dalton All Ages Handprint/Chronicle 56 pp. 10/13 978-1-4521-1339-5 $18.99 Paterson divides this collection of brief prayers, poems, and meditations into thanks for food, life, spirit, and community. Her selection is catholic and spans the centuries, from the […]
Intricate, water-colored paper cuts make for an old-fashioned delight in Katherine Paterson’s reimagining of Saint Francis of Assisi’s Canticle of the Creatures. I was initially struck by the use of black—an unusual choice in a picture book. The black allows the intricacies of the Scherenschnitte (the name for this type of paper cutting) to pop. […]
>The March/April issue of the Horn Book Magazine, dedicated to Katherine Paterson, is now out and, selectively, up.
>The new issue of Notes from the Horn Book, featuring an interview (excerpted from the forthcoming March/April issue of the Magazine) with our new Ambassador, Katherine Paterson, is out. Also: stormy fiction, picture book bios, animal tales and the Five Best Books by Katherine Paterson According to Me.