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Archives for 1985

Horn Book Fanfare 1985

Best books of 1985 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 Paper Crane written and illustrated by Molly Bang (Greenwillow) Gorilla written and illustrated by Anthony Browne (Knopf) The Very Busy Spider written and illustrated by […]

A Second Look: Five Children and It

By Lloyd Alexander I was well into middle age before I met the Psammead (“Sammyadd” as the children call it). I wish I had met it sooner so that I could have enjoyed it longer — no, cancel that. Wishes may come true, disastrously so. Instead, I’ll only say that I’m grateful to have met […]