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Horn Book May/June 2021

Special issue: The Pura Belpré Award at 25

  • Cover art by Paola Escobar from Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré, written by Anika Aldamuy Denise.
  • Editorial page by special guest Sujei Lugo.
  • A welcome letter from 2020–21...
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$13.50
The Horn Book Magazine: November/December 2014

November/December 2014 issue of The Horn Book Magazine. In this issue:

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$12.00
The Horn Book Magazine: September/October 2020
This issue features:
  • Cover art from The Little Ghost Who Lost Her Boo! by Elaine Bickell, illustration copyright 2019 by Raymond McGrath.
  • Author Emma Otheguy on COVID-19, New York City, children's books, and contradictions.
  • Kwame Alexander, author of ...
Item No. HBSEPTOCT20
$13.50
Horn Book Sept/Oct 2021

This issue features:

  • Cover art from Pumpkin Heads! by Wendell Minor.

    The Zena Sutherland Lecture: Jason Reynolds on his father’s final lesson.

    An excerpt from Eugene Yelchin’s forthcoming memoir, The Genius Under the Table.

    Author Ann Clare LeZotte...
Item No. HBSEPTOCT21
$13.50
The Phantom Tollbooth: Beyond Expectations Documentary DVD

"The Phantom Tollbooth: Beyond Expectations" is a documentary by Brooklyn-based filmmaker Hannah Jayanti about the classic children's book. The film playfully explores the creation, creators, lasting impact and enduring relevance of one of the most universally beloved children's books of our...

Item No. 59666993
$20.00
The Worlds of Tomie dePaola - Autographed
Elleman, Barbara

Signed by the author, Barbara Elleman.

Each purchase of this book will receive a free bookmark designed especially for this title.

Barbara Elleman's insightful biography on Tomie dePaola captures the essence of the beloved author-illustrator through engaging stories, childhood photos, countless illustrations, and thoughtful analysis of decades of celebrated books.

Tomie dePaola is one of the best-known and most...

Item No. 9781534412262
$29.99
Touch Magic: Fantasy, Faerie & Folklore in the Literature of Childhood
Yolen, Jane
We must equip our children with story in order to keep them linked with the past and ready for the future. "Our children are growing up without their birthright: the myths, fairy tales, fantasies and folklore that are their proper legacy." The essays in Touch Magic, Jane Yolen's classic call-to-...
Item No. 9780874835915
$18.95
Understanding Children's Literature 2nd Edition

Edited by Peter Hunt, a leading figure in the field, this book introduces the study of children's literature, addressing theoretical questions as well as the most relevant critical approaches to the discipline.

The fourteen chapters draw on insights from academic disciplines...

Item No. 9780415375467
$42.95
Was the Cat in the Hat Black (Paperback)
Nel, Philip
Racism is resilient, duplicitous, and endlessly adaptable, so it is no surprise that America is again in a period of civil rights activism. A significant reason racism endures is because it is structural: it's embedded in culture and in institutions. One of the places that racism hides-and
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Item No. 9780190932879
$20.95
Weird & Wonderful: Mysterious World of Forgotten Children's Books
Poltarnees, Welleran

Throughout his years of collecting and cataloging his vast library of classic children's picture books, Welleran Poltarnees has singled out particularly unusual images and situations. He has compiled the best and rarest of these discoveries in this book.

Weird and...

Item No. 9781595833853
$18.95
Wild Things: Acts of Mischief (Paperback)
Sieruta, Peter D
Secret lives, scandalous turns, and some very funny surprises -- these essays by leading kids' lit bloggers take us behind the scenes of many much-loved children's books.

Told in lively and affectionate prose, this treasure trove of information for a student, librarian, parent, or...

Item No. 9781536203646
$12.00
Wild Things: Acts of Mischief in Children's Literature
Sieruta, Peter
Secret lives, scandalous turns, and some very funny surprises -- these essays by leading kids' lit bloggers take us behind the scenes of many much-loved children's books.

Told in lively and affectionate prose, this treasure trove of information for a student, librarian, parent, or...

Item No. 9780763651503
$22.99
Wild Things: The Joy of Reading (Paperback)
Handy, Bruce
An irresistible, nostalgic, insightful--and "consistently intelligent and funny" (The New York Times Book Review)--ramble through classic children's literature from Vanity Fair contributing editor (and father of two) Bruce Handy.The dour New England Primer, thought to be the first American children...
Item No. 9781451609967
$17.00
Wild Visionary: Maurice Sendak in Queer Jewish Context
Moskowitz, Golan Y

Wild Visionary reconsiders Maurice Sendak's life and work in the context of his experience as a Jewish gay man. Maurice (Moishe) Bernard Sendak (1928-2012) was a fierce, romantic, and shockingly funny truth seeker who intervened in modern literature and culture. Raising the stakes of...

Item No. 9781503614086
$35.00
Winnie the Pooh: Exploring a Classic
Laws, Emma

Winnie-the-Pooh is one of the best-loved and most successful children’s characters of all time. Published to accompany a major exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, this charming book explores the fascinating story behind the development of Winnie-the-Pooh and friends through the...

Winnie-the-Pooh is one of the best-loved and most successful children's characters of all time. This charming book explores the fascinating story behind the development of Winnie-the-Pooh and friends through the creative collaboration between author A.A. Milne and illustrator E.H. Shepard....
Item No. 9781851779147
$39.95
Women Illustrators of the Golden Age
At the turn of the twentieth century, the demand for magazine and book illustrations was at an all-time high, offering women artists an unprecedented number of professional opportunities. This unique anthology features 120 color and black-and-white artworks by the Golden Age of Illustration's...
Item No. 9780486472522
$19.95
Wonder: Art & Practice of Beatrice Blue
Blue, Beatrice
Wander into the immersive illustrated universe of Beatrice Blue. Filled with playful characters, enchanting natural scenery, and captivating narratives, Beatrice's designs will appeal to everyone's inner child. Her fantastic use of vibrant color and luminous finishes give her imaginative scenes...
Item No. 9780955153099
$34.99
Worlds of Enchantment: The Art of Maxfield Parrish
Parrish, Maxfield
Maxfield Parrish enjoyed tremendous popularity throughout the early decades of the twentieth century. Bruce Watson, writing in Smithsonian magazine, deemed Parrish the comman man's Rembrandt. It's said that during the Depression, a Parrish illustration was displayed on the walls of one out...
Item No. 9780486473062
$14.95
You Can't Say That!: Writers for Young People Talk about Censorship
Marcus, Leonard
What happens when freedom of expression comes under threat? In frank and wide-ranging interviews, historian and critic Leonard S. Marcus probes the experience of thirteen leading authors of books for young people.

A powerful photo essay on transgender teens is called anti-religious and...

Item No. 9780763690366
$18.99