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Horn Book Fanfare 1946

Horn Book Fanfare

Best books of 1946

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.

America’s Paul Revere written by Esther Forbes, illustrated by Lynd Ward (Houghton)
The Avion My Uncle Flew written by Cyrus Fisher, illustrated by Richard Floethe (Appleton)
Big Tree written and illustrated by Mary and Conrad Buff (Viking)
The Biggety Chameleon written by Edith Pope, illustrated by Dorothy Grider (Scribner)
Blue Ridge Billy written and illustrated by Lois Lenski (Lippincott)
Boats on the River written and illustrated by Marjorie Flack (Viking)
Bright April written and illustrated by Marguerite de Angeli (Doubleday)
Great Day in the Morning written by Florence Crannell Means, illustrated by Helen Blair (Houghton)
Harriett written by Charles McKinley, Jr., illustrated by William Penè du Bois (Viking)
The Hidden Treasure of Glaston written by Eleanore M. Jewett, illustrated by Frederick T. Chapman (Viking)
The Little Carousel written and illustrated by Marcia Brown (Scribner)
The Little Island written by Golden MacDonald, illustrated by Leonard Weisgard (Doubleday)
The Magic Shop written by Maurice Dolbier, illustrated by Fritz Eichenberg (Random)
Miss Hickory written by Carolyn Sherwin Bailey, illustrated by Ruth Gannett (Viking)
My Dog Rinty written by Ellen Tarry and Marie Hall Ets, illustrated by Alexander and Alexandra Alland (Viking)
Oceans in the Sky written by Vera Edelstadt, illustrated by Louis Bunin (Knopf)
Paji written by Esther Kiviat, illustrated by Harold Price (Whittlesey)
Pedro, the Angel of Olvera Street written and illustrated by Leo Politi (Scribner)
Pocahontas written and illustrated by Ingri and Edgar Parin d’Aulaire (Doubleday)
The Rain Forest written and illustrated by Armstrong Sperry (Macmillan)
The Rooster Crows by Maud and Miska Petersham (Macmillan)
The Runaway Soldier written by Fruma Gottschalk, illustrated by Simon Lissim (Knopf)
South American Zoo written by Victor W. von Hagen, illustrated by Francis Lee Jacques (Messner)
Star Mountain written by Camilla Campbell, illustrated by Ena McKinney (Whittlesey)
The Sword and the Scythe written by Jay Williams, illustrated by Edouard Sandor (Oxford)
The Tale of Beatrix Potter by Margaret Lane (Warne)
The Tale of the Wild Goose written and illustrated by Henry B. Kane (Knopf)
Thomas Jefferson written by Frank and Cortelle Hutchins, illustrated by Janice Holland (Longmans)
Timothy Turtle written by Al Graham, illustrated by Tony Palazzo (Robert Welch)
Vagabonds All written by E. K. Seth-Smith, illustrated by Anne Vaughan (Houghton)
Volcano written by Tom Galt, illustrated by Ralph Ray (Scribner)
The Wonderful Year written by Nancy Barnes, illustrated by Kate Seredy (Messner)
The Woodland Book written by Elmer Ransom, illustrated by Sabra Mallett (Howell)

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