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Jonathan Stroud 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 In The Hollow Boy, the third book in Jonathan Stroud’s Lockwood & Co. series, Lockwood, Lucy, and George are still attacking the Problem: their alternate-world London is being stalked by […]

Reviews of selected books by Jonathan Stroud

The Amulet of Samarkand: The Bartimaeus Trilogy, Book One by Jonathan Stroud Middle School      Miramax/Hyperion     462 pp. 9/03     0-7868-1859-X      $17.95 The magicians ruling the British empire in this anachronistic modern fantasy derive their powers from demons — marids, afrits, djinn, imps — who, though summoned to work the magicians’ wills, are always looking […]

Fall 2015 Publishers’ Preview: Five questions for Jonathan Stroud

This interview originally appeared in the September/October 2015 Horn Book Magazine as part of the Fall Publishers’ Preview, a semiannual advertising supplement that allows participating publishers a chance to each highlight a book from its current list. They choose the books; we ask the questions.  Sponsored by Ghost-hunters Lucy, George, and Lockwood return for a […]