Horn Book Guide cover gallery


Spring 2018
art by Gordon C. James
from Crown: An Ode to
the Fresh Cut

(Agate Bolden)
Fall 2018
art by Sophie Blackall
from Hello Lighthouse
(Little, Brown)


Spring 2016
art by Mike Austin
from Fire Engine No. 9
(Random House)
Fall 2016
art by Molly Idle from
Flora and the Peacocks
Spring 2017
art by Tom Sullivan
from I Used to Be
a Fish
Balzer + Bray)
Fall 2017
art by Molly Bang
based on Rivers of
Sunlight: How the Sun
Moves Water Around
the Earth



Spring 2014
art by Susan L. Roth from
Parrots Over Puerto Rico
(Lee & Low)
Fall 2014
art by Kazuno Kohara
from The Midnight Library
(Roaring Brook)
Spring 2015
art by Marla Frazee from
The Farmer and the Clown
(Simon & Schuster/
Beach Lane)
Fall 2015
art by Rafael López
from Drum Dream Girl
(Houghton Mifflin


Spring 2012
art by Maira Kalman
from Why We Broke Up
(Little, Brown)
Fall 2012
art by Christopher Silas Neal
from Over and Under
the Snow
Spring 2013
art by Gerard DuBois
from Monsieur Marceau:
Actor Without Words

(Roaring Brook/Porter)
Fall 2013
art by Mini Grey
from Toys in Space


Spring 2010
art by Jerry Pinkney
from The Lion & the Mouse
Fall 2010
art by Blexbolex
from Seasons
Spring 2011
art by Anita Lobel
from Nini Lost and Found
Fall 2011
art by Katie Davis from
Little Chicken's Big Day
(Margaret K. McElderry)


Spring 2008
art by Shaun Tan
from The Arrival (Levine)
Fall 2008
art by Steve Johnson
and Lou Fancher from
The Ugly Duckling
Spring 2009
art by Bob Shea from
Dinosaur vs. Bedtime
Fall 2009
art by Jason Chin
from Redwoods
(Roaring Brook)


Spring 2006
art by Steven Kellogg from
If You Want to Go
to the Moon (Scholastic)
Fall 2006
art by Regis Faller from
The Adventures of Polo
(Roaring Brook)
Spring 2007
art by Christopher Myers
from Jazz (Holiday)
Fall 2007
art by Satoru Onishi
from Who's Hiding?


Spring 2004
art by Mordicai Gerstein
from The Man Who
Walked between the
(Roaring Brook)
Fall 2004
art by Jorge Lujan
from Rooster/Gallo
Spring 2005
art by Barbara Lehman
from The Red Book
Fall 2005
art by Chris Raschka
from A Kick in the


Spring 2002
art by Byron Barton
from My Car
Fall 2002
art by Olof Landstrom
from Benny and the
Spring 2003
art by Steve Jenkins
from Life on Earth
Fall 2003
art by Julie Paschkis
from Mrs. Chicken
and the Hungry Crocodile



Spring 2000
art by Helen Oxenbury
from Alice's Adventures
in Wonderland

Fall 2000
art by Kadir Nelson
from Big Jabe
Spring 2001
art by Jerry Pinkney
from Aesop's Fables
(Sea Star/North South)
Fall 2001
photos by Zoran Milich
from The City ABC
(Kids Can Press)


Spring 1998
art by Ora Eitan
from Cowboy
Fall 1998
art by Barbara
McClintock from The
Spring 1999
jacket art by Vladimir
from Holes (Farrar)
Fall 1999
photo by Nic Bishop
from Red-Eyed Tree


Spring 1996
art by Peggy Rathman
from Officer Buckle and
Fall 1996
art by Holly Meade
from Hush! (Orchard)
Spring 1997
art by Kevin Henkes
from Lily's Purple
Plastic Purse

Fall 1997
photo by Walter Wick
from A Drop of


Spring 1994
art by Ellen Stoll
Walsh from Hop
Fall 1994
art by Denise Fleming
from Barnyard
Spring 1995
art by Patricia Mullins
from V is for
Fall 1995
photo by Bruce
McMillan from Nights
of the Pufflings



Spring 1992
art by Caroline Binch
from Amazing Grace (Dial)
Fall 1992
art by Suçie Stevenson
from Henry and Mudge
and the Long Weekend

Spring 1993
art by Susan Meddaugh
based on Martha Speaks
Fall 1993
art by Chris Raschka from
Yo! Yes? (Orchard)



Spring 1990
art by Steven Kellogg
from If You Made a Million
Fall 1990
art by Shirley Hughes
from The Big Concrete Lorry (Lothrop)
Spring 1991
art by Marc Simont from
Many Moons (Harcourt)
Fall 1991
art by Rosemary Wells from
Max's Dragon Shirt (Dial)


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