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Horn Book Fanfare 1971

Horn Book Fanfare

Best books of 1971

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
If All the Sea Were One Sea illustrated by Janina Domanska (Macmillan)
Moja Means One: Swahili Counting Book written by Muriel Feelings, illustrated by Tom Feelings (Dial)
The Shrinking of Treehorn written by Florence Parry Heide, illustrated by Edward Gorey (Holiday)
Look Again! photographed by Tana Hoban (Macmillan)
One Fine Day written and illustrated by Nonny Hogrogian (Macmillan)
Hildilid’s Night written by Cheli Durán Ryan, illustrated by Arnold Lobel (Macmillan)
Amos & Boris written and illustrated by William Steig (Farrar)
Train Ride written and illustrated by John Steptoe (Harper)
Father Fox’s Pennyrhymes written by Clyde Watson, illustrated by Wendy Watson (Crowell)

A Room Made of Windows
written by Eleanor Cameron, illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman (Atlantic-Little)
Emma Tupper’s Diary written by Peter Dickinson, illustrated by David Omar White (Atlantic-Little)
The Strange Affair of Adelaide Harris written by Leon Garfield, illustrated by Fritz Wegner (Pantheon)
The Planet of Junior Brown by Virginia Hamilton (Macmillan)
Moominvalley in November written and illustrated by Tove Jansson (Walck)
His Own Where by June Jordan (Crowell)
The Tombs of Atuan written by Ursula K. Le Guin, illustrated by Gail Garraty (Atheneum)
Annie and the Old One written by Miska Miles, illustrated by Peter Parnall (Atlantic-Little)
Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH written by Robert C. O’Brien, illustrated by Zena Bernstein (Atheneum)
Pennington’s Last Term written and illustrated by K. M. Peyton (Crowell)
A Wild Thing by Jean Renvoize (Atlantic-Little)

Fantasy, Folk Tales, and Legends
David He No Fear written by Lorenz Graham, illustrated by Ann Grifalconi (Crowell)
About Wise Men and Simpletons: Twelve Tales from Grimm written by the Brothers Grimm, translated from the German by Elizabeth Shub, illustrated by Nonny Hogrogian (Macmillan)
Tristan and Iseult by Rosemary Sutcliff (Dutton)

Gandhi by Olivia Coolidge (Houghton)

The Arts
Haiku: The Mood of Earth photographed by Ann Atwood (Scribner)

Of Interest to Adults
A Sense of Story: Essays on Contemporary Writers for Children by John Rowe Townsend (Lippincott)

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