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Review of The Aquanaut

The Aquanaut by Dan Santat; illus. by the authorIntermediate    Scholastic    256 pp.   g3/22    978-0-545-49760-2    $24.99Paper ed.  978-0-545-49761-9    $12.99In this fast-paced graphic novel, the story shifts quickly from the prologue’s dramatic underwater disaster to a goofy sci-fi buddy comedy set five years later. A motley crew of ocean creatures, led...
      

Review of Endlessly Ever After: Pick Your Path to Countless Fairy Tale Endings!

Endlessly Ever After: Pick Your Path to Countless Fairy Tale Endings! by Laurel Snyder; illus. by Dan SantatPrimary, Intermediate    Chronicle    88 pp.    g4/22    978-1-4521-4482-5    $18.99e-book ed.  978-1-7972-0121-4    $11.99Though oversize, this eighty-eight-page picture book is not for story hour; it’s perhaps best suited for just one or two listeners. And get...
      

Minh Lê and Dan Santat Talk with Roger

Talks with Roger is a sponsored supplement to our free monthly e-newsletter, Notes from the Horn Book. To receive Notes, sign up here. Sponsored by   It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s...The Blur? For their third collaboration, writer Minh Lê and illustrator Dan Santat provide an origin story for everykid. Roger Sutton: You guys...
      

Lift

I tried to resist Lift, written by Minh Lê and illustrated by Dan Santat — a story of sibling rivalry in which young protagonist Iris feels usurped by her younger brother until she presses a magical elevator button that lets her escape into fantastic adventures. I saw it when it was...
      

Review of Lift

Lift by Minh Lê; illus. by Dan Santat Primary    Little, Brown    48 pp.    g 5/20    978-1-368-03692-4    $17.99 Lê and Santat (Drawn Together, rev. 7/18) present another story focused on everyday familial relationships, expressed through concise writing and extraordinary visuals. As young Iris waits for an elevator with her family in...
      

Drawn Together

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I was instantly intrigued when illustrator Dan Santat described on social media how he developed the display type for Drawn Together, writing, “It originates from the original Thai alphabet. Then I integrated Western alphabet components into the design to show a melding of cultures. Lastly, for design reasons, I modified...
      

Minh Lê & Dan Santat Talk with Roger

Talks with Roger is a sponsored supplement to our free monthly e-newsletter, Notes from the Horn Book. To receive Notes, sign up here.Sponsored by Minh Lê.In Drawn Together, a young boy isn't particularly enthusiastic about spending the afternoon with his grandfather. For starters, they (literally) do not speak the same...
      

After the Fall

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At the start of each school year, I choose one picture book to read to every class when the students come for library orientation. I like the idea of building a community around a shared understanding, as well as sharing a great new book with all of our students. Last...
      

Fall 2017 Publishers' Preview: Five Questions for Dan Santat

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This interview originally appeared in the September/October 2017 Horn Book Magazine as part of the Fall Publishers’ Preview, an advertising supplement that allows participating publishers a chance to each highlight a book from its current list. They choose the books; we ask the questions.Sponsored bySo it turns out the king’s...
      

Beginning Readers and the Caldecott

Beginning readers aren’t awarded Caldecott Medals or Honors. Not really.Arnold Lobel did win a Caldecott Honor way back in 1971 for Frog and Toad Are Friends, and the past ten years have seen Caldecott recognition of picture books that also function as beginning readers: Kevin Henkes’s Waiting (2016); Jon Klassen’s This Is...
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