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>The Nov/Dec 2007 Horn Book Magazine

>is out and we’ve posted some selections on our website along with a nifty bunch of web extras (who knew Astrid Lindgren could be such a . . . oh, go look for yourself and fill in the blank).

And that Christmassy cover of Olivia is giving me complete permission to ramp up the carols on Miss Pod. A great way to get into the seasonal spirit: try singing “O Little Town of Bethlehem” to the tune of “The House of the Rising Sun.”

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. >My copy arrived yesterday — gorgeous and meaty as usual. Richard Peck isn’t very fond of us Boomers, is he?

  2. >Hee hee! Now, I learned about this version of “House of the Rising Sun” from a Jayhawk guitarslinger.

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