>Da-da-da-DAH

>(Approximating the fanfare from the old Imperial margarine commercial) The new issue of Notes is out, complete with the Fanfare choices, our picks for the best books of the year.

>Still to Come, My Pretties

>Beavering away here at our Fanfare list, which will be announced FIRST in Notes from the Horn Book, so sign up, you slugs. And we–that is, Lolly, mostly–are finishing up the January issue in glamtaborous full color and new features. Lolly has really knocked herself out working on it and the editorial staff has given […]

>October Notes

>The latest issue of Notes from the Horn Book has just been published, with an interview with Kristin Cashore, reviews of new fantasy sequels, new chapter books, new picture-book biographies of artists, and new books about autumn. New! New! New!

>New Notes, September edition

>An interview with Richard Peck leads off the latest issue of Notes from the Horn Book.

>New Notes, Back to School edition

>The August issue of Notes from the Horn Book is now out and about.

>July Notes

>The latest Notes from the Horn Book is out, with an interview with Rebecca Stead; four more great books about New York City; summer reading for middle-schoolers; picture books about food; and a tip of the hat to the Coretta Scott King Awards, celebrating their fortieth birthday this year. In a first, you will find […]

Five Questions for . . .

You might know our monthly Notes from the Horn Book feature, “Five questions for . . .” in which I ask an author or illustrator of the moment questions both pertinent and inane. At ALA next week (yikes) in Chicago, this feature is going live at the Junior Library Guild booth (#2256) right across from […]

New Notes

The June issue of Notes from the Horn Book should be in your inbox. I talk to Printz winner Gene Luen Yang, and we recommend some great new YA, middle-grade animal stories, picture books about summer, truck books for preschoolers and audiobooks for those long family drives. Enjoy! And Claire has a new list of […]

>A few things

>I think I neglected to tell you that the new Notes from the Horn Book is out. So, Notes is out! You know, we started Notes as a more parent- and consumer-friendly alternative to the Magazine, so tell your friends, family and patrons about it. Special deal this week: free. I was sad to hear […]

>March Notes

>The latest issue of Notes from the Horn Book should or could be in your inbox now. Bon appetit, he says, already deep into laying out the May Magazine, which features an essay about food (and a recipe) by Linda Sue Park along with madeleines from Arnolf Adoff, Jack Gantos, Lynne Rae Perkins and Peter […]