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#HBWhoSaidIt? quotes

Every day in November we’re tweeting (from @HornBook) a quote about the creative process, by a children’s author or illustrator. Can you guess who said it? Click the hashtag #HBWhoSaidIt? for the latest tweets. See all “Who Said It?” quotes and their sources below. 11/3: “When I’m not writing well, I can barely remember what […]

#HBWhoSaidIt?

November is Picture Book Month and National Novel Writing Month (or: NaNoWriMo, which, when said aloud, makes me think of Mork from Ork, may he rest in peace). To entertain and inspire — and facilitate procrastination — we’ve come up with a game of “Who Said It?” Every day we’ll tweet (from @HornBook) a quote […]

When You Reach Me: Rebecca Stead’s 2010 BGHB Fiction Award Speech

by Rebecca Stead A long time ago, my mother got a job that would have made her father proud. He died before she got it, though, so he never found out about it. These things happen. Not long after, when I was about twenty, she said to me, “I want you to know that I […]

Daniel Handler 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 Roger Sutton: We want to talk about Why We Broke Up. Why did we break up, Daniel? It’s still sad. Daniel Handler: I don’t know if you and I were […]