September/October Horn Book Magazine Starred Reviews

The following books will receive starred reviews in the September/October issue of the Horn Book Magazine.   Xander’s Panda Party; by Linda Sue Park; illus. by Matt Phelan (Clarion) Mr. Wuffles!; by David Wiesner (Clarion) OCD Love Story; by Corey Ann Haydu (Simon Pulse) The Year of Billy Miller; by Kevin Henkes (Greenwillow) The Big Wet Balloon; by Liniers (Toon/Candlewick) Counting by 7s; by Holly […]

Starred reviews, July/August Horn Book Magazine

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The following books will receive starred reviews in the July/August issue of The Horn Book Magazine: Flora and the Flamingo; written and illustrated by Molly Idle (Chronicle) Niño Wrestles the World; written and illustrated by Yuyi Morales (Porter/Roaring Brook ) The Whole Stupid Way We Are; by N. Griffin (Atheneum) The Thing About Luck; by Cynthia Kadohata; illus. by […]

Starred reviews, May/June Horn Book Magazine

The following books will receive starred reviews in the forthcoming May/June issue of The Horn Book Magazine:   Crankee Doodle; by Tom Angleberger; illus. by Cece Bell (Clarion). Picture a Tree; written and illustrated by Barbara Reid (Whitman). That is NOT a Good Idea!; written and illustrated by by Mo Willems (Balzer + Bray/HarperCollins). Bo at Ballard Creek; by Kirkpatrick […]

January/February stars

January/February 2013 Horn Book Magazine

The following books will receive starred reviews in the January/February issue of The Horn Book Magazine: Building Our House; by Jonathan Bean (Farrar) Dreaming Up: A Celebration of Building; by Christy Hale (Lee & Low) Ask the Passengers; by A. S. King (Little, Brown) Days of Blood & Starlight; by Laini Taylor (Little, Brown) One Came […]

Horn Book Magazine Starred Reviews, September/October 2012

The following books will receive starred reviews in the September/October issue of The Horn Book Magazine.   This Not My Hat; by Jon Klassen (Candlewick) Machines Go to Work in the City; by William Low (Holt) Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs by Mo Willems (Balzer + Bray/HarperCollins) Penny and Her Doll; by Kevin Henkes (Greenwillow) […]

July/August 2012 starred reviews

The following books will receive starred reviews in the July/August issue of The Horn Book Magazine:   Jimmy the Greatest!; by Jairo Buitrago; illus. by Rafael Yockteng; trans. from the Spanish by Elisa Amado (Groundwood) Bea at Ballet; written and illustrated by Rachel Isadora (Paulsen/Penguin) A Home for Bird; written and illustrated by Philip C. […]

May/June 2012 Horn Book Magazine starred reviews

May/June 2012 Horn Book Magazine cover

The following books will receive starred reviews in the May/June issue of the Horn Book Magazine: Animal Masquerade; by Marianne Dubuc; trans. from the French by Yvette Ghione (Kids Can) Demolition; by Sally Sutton; illus. by Brian Lovelock (Candlewick) The Drowned Cities; by Paolo Bacigalupi (Little, Brown) Dying to Know You; by Aidan Chambers (Amulet/Abrams) […]

March/April Horn Book Magazine Starred Reviews

The following books will receive starred reviews in the March/April issue of The Horn Book Magazine (incidentally, Z Is for Moose made me wish I were still doing story hours): Z Is for Moose, by Kelly Bingham; illus. by Paul O. Zelinsky (Greenwillow) The Obstinate Pen, by Frank W. Dormer (Holt) The Hero of Little […]

January/February starred reviews

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The following books will receive starred reviews in the January/February 2012 issue of the Horn Book Magazine.     Extra Yarn by Mac Barnett; illus. by Jon Klassen (Balzer + Bray/HarperCollins) Little Dog Lost: The True Story of a Brave Dog Named Baltic by Mônica Carnesi (Paulsen/Penguin)   And Then It’s Spring by Julie Fogliano; […]

Starred reviews, November/December Horn Book Magazine

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The following books will receive starred reviews in the November/December issue of The Horn Book Magazine:   The Money We’ll Save; by Brock Cole (Ferguson/Farrar) Subway Story; by Julia Sarcone-Roach (Knopf) Benjamin Bear in “Fuzzy Thinking”; by Philippe Coudray; trans. from the French by Leigh Stein; illus. by the author (Toon/Candlewick) No Ordinary Day; by […]