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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. >Sweet. Who took the photo? I like the way one horn seems to be growing out of Sendak’s head.

  2. >Heh. He’s a wild thing too.

    Made me think of the little animation Jon Agee fixed up for the Reading Reptile bookstore. Here’s the link:

  3. O. Darklady says:

    >Sendak is numerously luminously numinous but I’m not seeing what you see in the expression. It looks more to me like someone has crazy glued his sideburn to a wild thing and he is finding it vaguely perturbing. Still, we should all look so good crazy glued to a wild thing.

  4. O. Darklady says:

    >And, might I add, Mr. Sendak, that Max’s dinner isn’t the only thing that is still hot.

  5. >Looks to me like a gentleman farmer posing with his cash cow.

  6. rindawriter says:

    >I don’t care WHAT ‘cha all say…it’s adorable, ADORABLE!

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