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>I want this boy to become a librarian,

>Because one Christopher Paolini is enough, and we want to make sure he uses his powers for good.

Roger Sutton About Roger Sutton

Roger Sutton has been the editor in chief of The Horn Book, Inc, since 1996. He was previously editor of The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books and a children's and young adult librarian. He received his M.A. in library science from the University of Chicago in 1982 and a B.A. from Pitzer College in 1978. Follow him on Twitter: @RogerReads.



  1. >I’ve been amusing myself for a surprising amount of time now coming up with all the ways you might have come across this particular tidbit from the Iceland Review….

  2. >It is, after all, a “one-stop-shop for people looking for the best information on Icelandic culture, society and entertainment.”

  3. >That’s funny, you want him to be a librarian, and I just want him to be my friend! What a cool kid!

  4. >Eloise, google “children’s book author” and you never know what will come up!

  5. Roger Sutton says:

    >I periodically check up on Iceland–I hear it’s lonely at the top (of the world).

    And now I feel like Googling Karen Carpenter, thanks a LOT.

  6. KT Horning says:

    >And now I’ve got that dang song going through my head. I’ve got two words for you: Muskrat Love.

  7. >Muskrat Love? That was Toni Tenille, of the Captain and… What a beautiful song. And meaningful, too.

    Roger, did I saw google? I meant gargle.

  8. >Ahem. That should be “say” not “saw,” above.

  9. Roger Sutton says:

    >and they whirl and they twirl and they tangle . . . remember how that song got BANNED?

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