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Susan Graham is an editorial intern for The Horn Book, Inc.

Rounds: Franklin Frog app review

Rounds: Franklin Frog by Barry and Emma Tranter (Nosy Crow, August 2012) is a great interactive nonfiction app for one- to three-year-olds. First in Nosy Crow’s new series of nonfiction apps based on life cycles, Franklin Frog presents the life of a frog — including feeding, hibernation, mating, birth, metamorphosis, and maturation — in an […]

Tangled Storybook Deluxe app review

I saw Disney’s animated movie Tangled when it came out in theaters and since then have seen it countless times. I once watched it eight times in two days. Imagine my delight when I got to play Tangled Storybook Deluxe (Disney Digital Books, February 2012). Alas, the story doesn’t translate too smoothly to this format. […]

ChLA at Simmons

This year I attended the Children’s Literature Association‘s annual conference for the first time — an exciting rite of passage for a children’s lit graduate student! Scholars from all over the world came to Simmons College, my home university, from June 14-16, 2012, to talk about children’s literature. And Gregory Maguire serenaded everyone. It was […]