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Archives for 1953

Horn Book Fanfare 1953

Best books of 1953 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 The Steadfast Tin Soldier written by Hans Christian Andersen, illustrated by Marcia Brown (Scribner) Madeline’s Rescue written and illustrated by Ludwig Bemelmans (Viking) Pitschi written and […]

Laura Ingalls Wilder Letter to Jennie D. Lindquist (October 19, 1953)

Mansfield Mo. October 19th 1953 Dear Miss Lindquist, Mrs. Nordstrom has told me of your plan for the Christmas Horn Book. I am thrilled and in a hurry for Christmas time to come that I may see it. You may use my letter to Clarence E. Kilburn, copy of which you enclosed, if you wish. […]

Laura Ingalls Wilder Letter to Jennie D. Lindquist (October 19, 1953)

Mansfield Mo. October 19th 1953 Dear Miss Lindquist, Mrs. Nordstrom has told me of your plan for the Christmas Horn Book. I am thrilled and in a hurry for Christmas time to come that I may see it. You may use my letter to Clarence E. Kilburn, copy of which you enclosed, if you wish. […]