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Week in Review, November 7th-11th

  This week on hbook.com...   From the November/December 2022 Horn Book Magazine: Table of Contents Editorial: What She Said by Elissa Gershowitz   Calling Caldecott: Action!: How Movies Began by Betsy Bird This Story Is Not About a Kitten by Megan Dowd Lambert   Family Reading: To Begin Again:...
      

This Story Is Not About a Kitten

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[Many Calling Caldecott posts this season will begin with the Horn Book Magazine review of the featured book, followed by the post's author's critique.]   This Story Is Not About a Kitten by Randall de Séve ; illus. by Carson Ellis Primary     Random House Studio/Random    40 pp.     g 10/22...
      

Week in Review, October 31st-November 4th

  This week on hbook.com... Board Book Roundup: Baby Horn BOO! 2022 Edition by Sarah Threlkeld   2022 Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards coverage: October 31: Boston Globe books contributing editor Kate Tuttle's interview with this year's BGHB judges   Calling Caldecott: Hot Dog by Adrienne L. Pettinelli Choosing Brave by...
      

Cover Reveal for Book Bonding: Building Connections Through Family Reading

I’m thrilled to share cover art by Mia Saine for my forthcoming essay collection Book Bonding: Building Connections Through Family Reading, debuting April 18, 2023 with Imagine Publishing, an imprint of Charlesbridge. Here and throughout the book, Mia’s warm, bighearted illustrations perfectly capture the cozy feeling I hope readers will experience...
      
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Review of April & Mae and the Tea Party: The Sunday Book [Every Day with April & Mae]

April & Mae and the Tea Party: The Sunday Book [Every Day with April & Mae] by Megan Dowd Lambert ; illus. by Brianna Dengoue Primary     Charlesbridge    48 pp.         g10/22     978-1-58089-886-7     $12.99e-book ed.  978-1-63289-750-3    $5.99 [Books by Horn Book reviewers are not reviewed; we provide...
      
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Review of H Off the Wall

H Off the Wall by Theodore Taylor III ; illus. by the author Primary    Roaring Brook    48 pp.       g10/22     978-1-62672-294-1     $19.99 Part fish-out-of-water story, part ode to street art, this vibrant offering will grab readers’ attention. Narrator Sam is unhappy about a family move that has...
      
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Review of A Place for Pauline

A Place for Pauline by Anouk Mahiout ; illus. by Marjolaine Perreten Primary       G     roundwood    48 pp.       g9/22      978-1-77306-609-7     $18.99e-book ed.  978-1-77306-610-3    $16.99 Pauvre Pauline! The eldest of three (soon to be four) children in a lively bilingual (French/English) household, she needs a...
      

Review of Bottle Tops: The Art of El Anatsui

Bottle Tops: The Art of El Anatsui by Alison Goldberg; illus. by Elizabeth ZunonPrimary, Intermediate    Lee & Low    40 pp.    g5/22    978-1-62014-966-9    $20.95This picture-book biography is a fascinating introduction to Ghanaian artist El Anatsui and his innovative artistic process. Early pages present Anatsui’s childhood love of artmaking in the British...
      

Learning to Read Upside Down

Children’s librarian and storytime performer Amanda Lawrence shares her experiences learning the art and brain science behind storytime and why it matters now more than ever. Full disclosure: I am no expert at reading upside down. I’m still learning to hold a picture book, extended to the left and slightly diagonal from...
      

Mother's Day 2022

Not breaking news, but motherhood is hard (fatherhood, too; check back next month). Of course it's also all the good stuff — rewarding, gratifying, exhilarating, heartwarming — but easy it is not; and, to borrow from The Princess Bride, "anyone* who says differently is selling something." Mother's Day is this Sunday, May...
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