Pick Your Favorite March/April Horn Book Magazine Cover!

Cover Madness continues! Next up are twenty-four years of March/April covers. Pick your favorite from each group — let us know your choices in the comments! Come back next week to see which covers advance to the next round. Read the Cover Madness rules here.


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March 2000
art by Natalie Babbitt
March 2011
art by Matt Tavares
March 2012
design by Lolly Robinson
March 2023
art by Juana Medina






March 2001
art by Randolph Caldecott
March 2010
art by Brian Selznick
March 2013
art by Paul Zelinsky
March 2022
art by David Litchfield






March 2002
art by J. R. R. Tolkien
March 2009
art by Helen Oxenbury
March 2015
art by Tomie dePaola
March 2021
art by LeUyen Pham






March 2003
art by Ashley Bryan
March 2008
art by Lisa Campbell Ernst
March 2014
photo by Grace Lin
March 2020
art by Eric Rohmann






March 2004
art by Marc Simont
March 2007
art by Hudson Talbott
March 2016
art by Louis Darling
March 2019
art by Simona Mulazzani






March 2005
art by Crockett Johnson
March 2006
art by Kazu Kibuishi
March 2017
art by Hawa Diallo
March 2018
art by Liniers


Summer Edward

Horn Book Consulting Editor Summer Edward is a Trinidadian American author, children’s book editor, educator, K-12 literacy specialist, Caribbean children’s and YA literature advocate, and commentator on books for young readers. She holds an M.S.Ed. degree in Reading, Writing, Literacy from the University of Pennsylvania and founded Anansesem, an online magazine that for 10 years covered Caribbean children’s and YA literature. She has written for Kirkus ReviewsSchool Library JournalThe Horn BookWOW Stories: Connections from the ClassroomLiteracy Dailysx salon, KidLit TV, the Commonwealth Education Trust, Social Justice Books, and more. Learn more about her work at www.summeredward.com.

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Allison Price

A: Tavares, B: Litchfield, C: Tolkien, D: Bryan, E: Simont, F: Kibuishi

Posted : Apr 08, 2024 02:37

Stacie Bean

A) Babbitt B) Caldecott C) TolkienD) Rohmann E) Darling F) Johnson

Posted : Apr 06, 2024 08:01

Jean Gralley

A: Medina, B: Litchfield, C: dePaola, D: Ernst, E: Darling, F: Kibuishi

Posted : Apr 06, 2024 03:24

Kitty Flynn

One family member: A: Tavares, B: Zelinsky, C: Tolkein, D: Bryan, E: Simont, F: Johnson

Posted : Apr 05, 2024 09:44

Free Access

A: Babbit, B: Zelinksy, C: dePaola, D: Bryan, E: Darling, F: Johnson

Posted : Apr 05, 2024 01:43

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