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Celebrating one year of Family Reading

Happy 1st Birthday to this blog! We debuted this blog on September 14, 2016 — which Katie noted last Thursday during the Horn Book staff’s annual editorial planning meeting at Roger’s house. For some reason, everyone was too focused on work flow and the editorial calendar to properly mark the occasion (in my opinion). But […]

On Cynthia Voigt’s “Have a Carrot” (from March/April 1997)

“High on the list of favorite read-aloud books in the house where I was the Mommy is The Runaway Bunny.” Newbery Medalist (for Dicey’s Song) Cynthia Voigt reflects on the classic picture book by Margaret Wise Brown in her article, “Have a Carrot,” published in 1997 in the Horn Book Magazine Special Issue: “Family Reading.” […]

Cynthia Voigt 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 by Cynthia Voigt’s latest book, Mister Max: The Book of Lost Things, is a largely comic Victorian mystery that seems miles away from the tough stories of Dicey Tillerman or the […]

“Have a Carrot”

by Cynthia Voigt I don’t know that my children would agree — and I am not consulting them to find out — but high on the list of favorite read-aloud books in the house where I was the Mommy is The Runaway Bunny. As a mother, as a pillow to the warm small nestling body, […]