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They Say Blue: Jillian Tamaki’s 2018 BGHB Picture Book Award Speech

Thank you to the Horn Book, the Boston Globe, and the awards selection committee. This is my first picture book, and it represents a lot of struggle. I think this surprises people given that I have done many books before, but there’s something uniquely challenging about a picture book specifically aimed at young children. The […]

Jillian Tamaki 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 While Jillian Tamaki won a Caldecott Honor in 2015 for This One Summer, written by her cousin Mariko Tamaki, there is still plenty of debate over whether that graphic novel […]