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Archives for 1963

Horn Book Fanfare 1963

Best books of 1963 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 Bring a Torch, Jeannette, Isabella illustrated by Adrienne Adams (Scribner) The Seven Ravens written by the Brothers Grimm, illustrated by Felix Hoffmann (Harcourt) Burt Dow: Deep-Water […]

News From Narnia

By Lillian H. Smith “Listen,” said the Doctor. “All you have heard about Old Narnia is true. It is not the land of men. It is the country of Aslan, the country of the Waking Trees and Visible Naiads, of Fauns and Satyrs, of Dwarfs and Giants, of the gods and the Centaurs, of Talking […]

Review of The Snowy Day

EZRA JACK KEATS, Author-Illustrator The Snowy Day (Viking) In this mood book, never static but sparkling with atmosphere in lovely water-color pictures, a small boy experiences the joys of a snowy day. The brief, vividly expressed text points out his new awareness of the sight and texture of snow (the crunch, crunch of his feet […]