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Archives for 1988

Horn Book Fanfare 1988

Best books of 1988 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 Song and Dance Man written by Karen Ackerman, illustrated by Stephen Gammell (Knopf) The Incredible Painting of Felix Clousseau written and illustrated by Jon Agee (Farrar) […]


by Natalie Babbitt It has been my lifelong wish that there was no such thing as change — outward change, anyway. I like things familiar and predictable. Yet, from the very beginning, my life has been made up of repeated outward changes. I have moved twenty-two times. The humblest dandelion has more tangible roots than […]

Arnold Lobel

By James Marshall We are here this morning to honor a great artist and a wonderful man, a man we will miss as long as we live and an artist who has left a body of work that contains some of the most loved, admired, and beautifully crafted books ever published. John Cheever said that […]