Your guide to kids’ lit

By Ann Packer In Books, Culture

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7th April, 2011
A FAMILY OF READERS: THE BOOK LOVER’S GUIDE TO CHILDREN’S AND YOUNG ADULT LITERATURE (Candlewick Press, $35.99) is a succinct and entertaining overview of every aspect of kids’ lit, from board books through to teen genres, from those in the know. Roger Sutton, editor-in-chief of the prestigious American publication The Horn Book Magazine, and its executive editor, Martha V Parravano, invited leading artists, authors and book designers, including Maurice Sendak and Margaret Mahy, to contribute their personal pointers and favourite reads. A chapter entitled Thirteen Ways to Raise ...

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