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Review of If I Was a Horse

If I Was a Horse by Sophie Blackall; illus. by the authorPreschool, Primary    Little, Brown    32 pp.10/23    9780316510981    $18.99A horse-obsessed child imagines all the things they could do if they were a horse. “I could go anywhere I want, and I’d come home when I was hungry.” The earnest text...
      

Farmhouse

[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.]   Farmhouse by Sophie Blackall; illus. by the author Primary    Little, Brown    48 pp.    g 9/22    978-0-316-52894-8    $18.99 Blackall brings herself and her artistic process into this...
      

Review of Farmhouse

Farmhouse by Sophie Blackall; illus. by the author Primary    Little, Brown    48 pp.    g 9/22    978-0-316-52894-8    $18.99 Blackall brings herself and her artistic process into this (imagined) story of twelve siblings who grow up in a real-life farmhouse that was situated on a property Blackall owns. The text is one...
      

Review of The Beatryce Prophecy

The Beatryce Prophecy by Kate DiCamillo; illus. by Sophie Blackall Intermediate, Middle School    Candlewick    256 pp.    g 9/21    978-1-5362-1361-4    $19.99 As this rich and absorbing novel opens, Brother Edik finds a sick girl in the barn of the Order of the Chronicles of Sorrowing, curled up with the “demon goat”...
      

Review of Ivy + Bean Get to Work

Ivy + Bean Get to Work [Ivy + Bean] by Annie Barrows; illus. by Sophie Blackall Primary    Chronicle    128 pp.    g 4/21    978-1-7972-0510-6    $14.99 The twelfth (and final) book about Ivy and Bean finds these best friends still in second grade but hurtling toward their futures by way of career...
      

If You Come to Earth

How do you fit the whole world between the covers of a picture book? How do you describe our whole world to an alien? Well, narrator Quinn gives it a good shot in If You Come to Earth. (Sophie Blackall avoids gendering Quinn for this book.) Quinn writes, “Dear Visitor...
      

Review of If You Come to Earth

If You Come to Earth by Sophie Blackall; illus. by the author Primary    Chronicle    80 pp.    g 9/20    978-1-4521-3779-7    $18.99 Quinn, a small child in a red gnome hat, writes a letter to potential visitors to our planet to explain to them what we’re about: our location in the universe,...
      

The Caldecott Torch

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Calling Caldecott readers may remember this September post in which Caldecott medalist Sophie Blackall mentioned how she and fellow medalist Matthew Cordell (the two most recent winners) recently brainstormed a new Caldecott tradition. Sophie's fab idea, which she suggested as she chatted with Matt at this year's ALA Annual conference, was...
      

A Conversation with Sophie Blackall

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Sophie Blackall is the author-illustrator of Hello Lighthouse, winner of the 2019 Randolph Caldecott Medal. Julie Danielson interviewed her by email for Calling Caldecott.   Calling Caldecott: Last year, we asked the Caldecott Medalist where he keeps his medal (it is beside his daughter's Ren Faire fist, no less), but where...
      

Table of Contents: July/August 2019 Horn Book Magazine: Special Issue: ALA Awards

Cover © 2019 by Sophie Blackall.   Features Coretta Scott King–Virginia Hamilton Award Acceptance by Pauletta Brown Bracy "The Year in Words and Pictures" by Elissa Gershowitz and Martha V. Parravano Newbery Medal Acceptance by Meg Medina A profile of Meg Medina by R. J. Palacio   CSK Author Award Acceptance...
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