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Horn Book Fanfare 1967

Horn Book Fanfare

Best books of 1967

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
Drummer Hoff adapted by Barbara Emberley, illustrated by Ed Emberley (Prentice)
A Green Christmas written by Theodora Kroeber, illustrated by John Larrecq (Parnassus)
Mr. Miacca illustrated by Evaline Ness (Holt)
One Monday Morning written and illustrated by Uri Shulevitz (Scribner)
London Bridge Is Falling Down! illustrated by Peter Spier (Doubleday)
Seashore Story written and illustrated by Taro Yashima (Viking)

Katia written by E. M. Almedingen, illustrated by Victor Ambrus (Farrar)
Ellen Grae written by Vera and Bill Cleaver, illustrated by Ellen Raskin (Lippincott)
Early Thunder written by Jean Fritz, illustrated by Lynd Ward (Coward)
The Kitchen Madonna written by Rumer Godden, illustrated by Carol Barker (Viking)
Scarlet Sails written by Alexander Green, illustrated by Esta Nesbitt (Scribner)
The Little Fishes written by Erik Christian Haugaard, illustrated by Milton Johnson (Houghton)
Ivanov Seven written by Elizabeth Janeway, illustrated by Eros Keith (Harper)
Jennifer, Hecate, Macbeth, William McKinley, and Me, Elizabeth written and illustrated by E. L. Konigsburg (Atheneum)
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler written and illustrated by E. L. Konigsburg (Atheneum)
The Black Pearl written by Scott O’Dell, illustrated by Milton Johnson (Houghton)
Deidre by Madeleine Polland (Doubleday)
The Egypt Game written by Zilpha Keatley Snyder, illustrated by Alton Raible (Atheneum)
His Enemy, His Friend by John R. Tunis (Morrow)

Folk Tales and Legends
Gilgamesh: Man’s First Story written and illustrated by Bernarda Bryson (Holt)
Taliesin written by Robert Nye, illustrated by Dorothy Maas (Hill and Wang)
The Challenge of the Green Knight written by Ian Serraillier, illustrated by Victor G. Ambrus (Walck)
The Beautiful Blue Jay and Other Tales of India compiled by John W. Spellman, illustrated by Jerry Pinkney (Little)
The High Deeds of Finn Mac Cool written by Rosemary Sutcliff, illustrated by Michael Charlton (Dutton)

Taran Wanderer by Lloyd Alexander (Holt)
Elidor by Alan Garner (Walck)
Knee-Deep in Thunder written by Sheila Moon, illustrated by Peter Parnall (Atheneum)
Higglety Pigglety Pop! Or There Must Be More to Life written and illustrated by Maurice Sendak (Harper)

Biography, History, and Poetry
Lion Gate and Labyrinth by Hans Baumann (Pantheon)
Journey Toward Freedom: The Story of Sojourner Truth by Jacqueline Bernard (Norton)
A Crocodile Has Me by the Leg: African Poems edited by Leonard W. Doob, illustrated by Solomon Irein Wangboje (Walker)
Reflections on a Gift of Watermelon Pickle… and Other Modern Verse compiled by Stephen Dunning, Edward Lueders, and Hugh Smith (Lothrop)
Printing from a Stone: The Story of Lithography by S. Carl Hirsch (Viking)
The Story of World Religions by Katharine Savage (Walck)

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