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Archives for 1961

Horn Book Fanfare 1961

Best books of 1961 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 Thumbelina written by Hans Christian Andersen, illustrated by Adrienne Adams (Scribner) Once a Mouse written and illustrated by Marcia Brown (Scribner) The Snow and the Sun—La […]

Information and Knowledge

Editorial by Ruth Hill Viguers With the season of graduations upon us we will be hearing many speeches extolling wisdom and the other virtues that young people will need for their roles in the future. Recently I heard a speaker explain that “bookishness” was not enough, that book knowledge had to be teamed with knowledge […]