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Archives for December 1952

The Three Owls’ Notebook

By Anne Carroll Moore Christmas began for me with the arrival of Puss in Boots, the gayest and loveliest of picture books in a format that is an artist’s dream of a publisher’s interest in every detail of production. Not only has Marcia Brown revealed fresh creative power in the freedom of her drawing and […]

Horn Book Fanfare 1952

Best books of 1952 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. Picture Books Buffalo Bill written and illustrated by Ingri and Edgar Parin d’Aulaire (Doubleday) Looking-for-Something written by Ann Nolan Clark, illustrated by Leo Politi (Viking) Ape in a […]