Blowing the Horn: Future and Past

"My hope is that in the future there will be more and more diversity in children's literature so that kids of all different backgrounds can see their cultures and histories depicted in the books they read."

Illustration (c) 2024 by Duncan Tonatiuh. From the May/June 2024 special issue of The Horn Book Magazine: Our Centennial. For more Horn Book centennial coverage, click here. Find more in the "Blowing the Horn" series here.

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Duncan Tonatiuh

Duncan Tonatiuh received the 2012 Belpré Award for illustration for Diego Rivera: His World and Ours (Abrams), and has received eight honors. He is the author-illustrator of Game of Freedom (Abrams, 2023). Upcoming books are ¡Fiesta!: A Festival of Colors (Abrams Appleseed) and La princesa y el guerrero (Abrams).

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