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Review of Cinderella and a Mouse Called Fred

Cinderella and a Mouse Called Fred by Deborah Hopkinson; illus. by Paul O. ZelinskyPrimary    Schwartz/Random    48 pp.8/23    9780593480038    $18.99Library ed.  9780593480045    $21.99e-book ed.  9780593480052    $10.99A fairly standard retelling changes course quickly when Cinderella storms out of the ball (“What a disaster!”) declaring that the prince is a snob and her...

Why the Hell Don't More Holiday Books Win the Caldecott?

Today on Calling Caldecott, a conversation between Elisa Gall and Jonathan Hunt about holiday books and the Caldecott Award. (This is an entry in their why-the-hell Calling Caldecott series. Previous posts include discussions about the Caldecott and photography; board books; the Newbery Award; and "didactic intent.") – J.D. and M.V.P.  ELISA...

Review of Red and Green and Blue and White

Red and Green and Blue and White by Lee Wind; illus. by Paul O. Zelinsky Primary    Levine Querido    32 pp.    g 10/21    978-1-64614-087-9    $17.99 The author begins: “On a block dressed up in Red and Green, one house shone Blue and White.” He goes on to introduce a boy named...

Table of Contents: November/December 2021 Horn Book Magazine

Cover from Red and Green and Blue and White. Illustration © 2021 by Paul O. Zelinsky.   Features Caterpillar Man by Leonard S. Marcus Remembering Eric Carle, 1929–2021. When Failure Is Not an Option by Christine Taylor-Butler Sparking creativity and making connections with diverse STEM experts. Bad Books (and How...

Preview November/December 2021 Horn Book Magazine

Cover art by Paul O. Zelinsky from Red and Green and Blue and White, written by Lee Wind. Leonard S. Marcus remembers Eric Carle, 1929–2021. “When Failure Is Not an Option”: Christine Taylor-Butler on sparking creativity and making connections with diverse STEM experts. Eric Rohmann reflects on “Bad Books (and...

All-of-a-Kind Family Hanukkah: Sydney Taylor Book Award Blog Tour

Welcome to the first stop on the 2019 Sydney Taylor Book Award Blog Tour! Author Emily Jenkins and illustrator Paul O. Zelinsky were kind enough to answer my questions about All-of-a-Kind Family Hanukkah (Schwartz & Wade/Random), this year’s Gold Medal winner in the Younger Readers category. All-of-a-Kind Family Hanukkah is...

"Dear Mr. Zelinsky"

This is a lesson in overcoming assumptions.The mail I receive from readers trends strongly to the appreciative; it’s rare that anything remotely critical comes in, so I’m sure I’m completely spoiled.When I read this letter from a class near Philadelphia and saw that they were questioning a scene in the...

Z Is for Elastic: The Amazing Stretch of Paul Zelinsky

What would Margaret Wise Brown have been without Clement Hurd? There’d have been no Goodnight Moon.What would Ruth Krauss have been without Maurice Sendak or Crockett Johnson or Marc Simont? There’d have been no Hole Is to Dig or Carrot Seed or Happy Day.Some of the most original, imaginative picture...

Paul O. Zelinsky Talks 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 byWhile Paul O. Zelinsky garnered a Caldecott Medal and three Caldecott Honors for gravely beautiful work in rich oils (well, I suppose Swamp Angel is more like...

Z Is for Moose

Here's a long post coming on the heels of yesterday's announcement that we would start to get shorter. I'm justifying the length because I suspect Z is for Moose is one of the top contenders this year, and -- if my research is correct -- it is one of the...

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