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September/October 2015 Horn Book MagazineCover art from Carl’s Halloween by Alexandra Day.

(Very Eventually) the Zena Sutherland Lecture: Jack Gantos ruminates on Rotten Ralph, Ralph Rotten, and “a pair of Jacks.”

The Woman Who Drew Narnia: Kirkus Reviews editor Vicky Smith takes us “through the wardrobe” with illustrator Pauline Baynes.

Foreign Correspondence: Margaret Robson Kett discusses Kids’ Own Publishing and artist-led bookmaking.

Borderlands: Author Marina Budhos on writing literature that helps raise awareness.

“Horn BOO!” reviews of new Halloween books.

From the Guide: YA Horror.

Cadenza: “Instructions Found After the Flood” from poet J. Patrick Lewis.

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