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Picture Book Month coverage round up

Picture Book Month at the Horn Book

Our Picture Book Month 2012 celebration draws (no pun intended!) to a close today. Here’s a cheat sheet to our coverage in case you missed anything.

New web-only articles:
– Barbara Bader on “Absorbing Pictures and What They Say
– 2012 Hans Christian Andersen Illustrator Award winner Peter Sís pays tribute to “Three Mentors
– “Over and Over,” Crescent Dragonwagon’s poignant essay about her mother, editor and author Charlotte Zolotow
– editor/publisher Patricia Lee Gauch discusses “The Picture Book as an Act of Mischief

Picture book–related content from our archives:
– author/illustrator Esther Averill asks “What Is a Picture Book?
– Great Ladies Charlotte Zolotow and Barbara Cooney on writing and illustrating picture books
– Karla Kuskin offers a reviewer’s perspective with “To Get a Little More of the Picture: Reviewing Picture Books
– eight illustrators talk shop in “Studio Views

Can’t get enough picture book love? Scholar Leonard S. Marcus writes about first impressions in his November issue article “Face Out: Picture Book Covers.” And Lolly and Robin host a lively ongoing conversation about picture books at Calling Caldecott.

Access all of our Picture Book Month 2012 coverage by clicking the tag Picture Book Month.

Katie Bircher About Katie Bircher

Katie Bircher, associate editor at The Horn Book, Inc., is a former bookseller and holds an MA in children's literature from Simmons College. She served as chair of the 2018 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award committee. Follow Katie on Twitter @lyraelle.

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