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Coming this October from Akashic Books.

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. >:)

  2. MotherReader says:

    >Oh please, let that be real.

  3. Roger Sutton says:

    >Oh, it's real.

  4. Andrew Karre says:

    >Best picture book announcement I've seen since Good Night Dune.

  5. Lisa Yee says:

    >Can't wait for the firestorm about this one!

  6. Anonymous says:


  7. Anonymous says:


    Yup, it's real.

    "A gift book for parents that will have them laughing even as they cry." (emphasis mine.)

  8. Streaming consciousness says:

    (Perhaps read while listening to Ralph Covert singing "M-O-M-M-Y needs C-O-F-F-E-E, D-A-D-D-Y needs C-O-F-F-E-E!)

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