Going on a bear hunt?

The bear in my window

Do you have a bear in your window? I don't know if this is just a local meme, but people in my neighborhood are putting stuffed bears in their windows for little kids to spot on their lonely socially-distant walks with their caregivers. It's a neat idea.

I hope you all are managing (and well). I am holed up with Richard, who I am not letting out of the house, and we are reading, watching movies, and eating too many carbs. It would be carbs and CANDY but I gave up sweets for Lent. I am hoping God sends down a dispensation.

And the Horn Book is beavering away from our respective lodges on the May/June special issue of the Horn Book Magazine, "Breaking the Rules" (I feel like we should add a subtitle now: DON'T TRY THIS AT HOME). It's on schedule, but I don't know what will happen at the printer's and with the mail, so you will be able to read the issue come May 1 via this website--just click the "access digital edition" link in the upper left-hand corner, then click "bookshelf" in the upper right of the resulting page. Ignore all the login stuff--thanks to the work of our indefatigable leader Rebecca Miller, all digital editions of Horn Book, SLJ, and LJ are free and open to all comers for the duration.  You will be able to read all of our past digital editions as well--check it out now.

WASH YOUR HANDS.

Roger Sutton
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.
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