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Archives for 1993

Horn Book Fanfare 1993

Best books of 1993 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 Tub Grandfather written by Pam Conrad, illustrated by Richard Egielski (HarperCollins) Tom written and illustrated by Tomie dePaola (Putnam) Owen written and illustrated by Kevin […]

Drawing on the Child Within

by Natalie Babbitt Over the years I have noticed that an awful lot of people don’t seem to remember what it felt like to be a child. This is hard for me to understand. My childhood is very vivid to me, and I don’t feel very different now from the way I felt then. It […]


by Peter Dickinson The story of Lord George Hell was, I think, told by Max Beerbohm. But for me it is a story in the oral tradition, as told to a group of small boys by a schoolteacher of genius, on Sunday evenings after the even smaller boys had gone to bed, and we were […]