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Archives for December 1968

“Gold and Frankincense and Myrrh”

In a strange way, every day is a day of gift-giving for those who work with children and books. Such words, of course, should be no more than whispered; for who can endure to think that he or she has made a routine of what should be spontaneous? But if we permit our thoughts to […]

Horn Book Fanfare 1968

Best books of 1968 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 Little Drummer Boy written by Katherine Davis, Henry Onorati and Harry Simeone, illustrated by Ezra Jack Keats (Macmillan) Why the Sun and the Moon Live […]