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Writing with PicturesWriting with Pictures: How to Write and Illustrate Children's Books by Uri Shulevitz
To create a good picture book or story book, you must understand how the two differ in concept. A story book tells a story with words. Although the pictures amplify it, the story can be understood without them. The pictures have an auxiliary role, because the words themselves contain images. In contrast, a true picture book tells a story mainly or entirely with pictures.

Children`s Writer`s Word BookChildren's Writer's Word Book by Alijandra Mogilner
This title's unique design ensures that writers speak to their audience with a vocabulary and style they both understand and find appealing. A fast-reference guide meant to be used along with a dictionary, thesaurus and yellow pad of paper, it will help fulfill the dream of becoming a published children's writer.

It`s a Bunny-Eat-Bunny WorldIt's a Bunny-Eat-Bunny World: A Writer's Guide to Surviving and Thriving in Today's Competitive Children's Book Market by Olga Litowinsky
Discusses what editors expect from children's book authors and offers advice on writing and submitting a manuscript, marketing and publicizing one's own work, and dealing with agents, contracts, and writers' rights.

Young at HeartYoung at Heart: The Step-By-Step Way of Writing Children's Stories by Violet Ramos
This book is an exceptional, simple step-by-step guide that leads the reader through the steps necessary to successfully write children's stories. Each step motivates creativity by allowing the reader's style of writing to surface. The book has examples and exercises that assist the reader in creating their own unique story. The book also includes marketing tips.

You Can Write Children`s BooksYou Can Write Children's Books by Tracey E. Dils
Successful writer and experienced editor Tracey Dils takes the mystery out ofchildren's book publishing with this collection of guidelines which will helpwriters get their books in print.

The Writer`s Guide to Crafting Stories for ChildrenThe Writer's Guide to Crafting Stories for Children by Nancy Lamb
Exercises, examples and checklists show writers how to capture and keep a young reader's attention by mastering key storytelling elements.

The Way to Write for ChildrenThe Way to Write for Children by Joan Aiken
Revised and updated, this essential and practical guide by an award-winning children's author explains how to write books for children, from where to look to inspiration to practical advice on how to create characters and structure a plot.

Children`s Writer`s & Illustrator`s MarketChildren`s Writer`s & Illustrator`s Market by Alice Pope; Mona Michael
Children's writers and illustrators can get their stories and art published with this one-stop resource. Includes guidelines for writing query letters, getting an agent, attending conferences, workshops and more, along with special market listings for young writers and illustrators.

Story SparkersStory Sparkers: A Creativity Guide for Children's Writers by Marcia Thornton Jones; Debbie Dadey
Offers a creativity guide for children's writers, with advice on generating story ideas, sculpting ideas, and preparing and submitting manuscripts for publication.

Writing and Publishing Books for Children in the 1990sWriting and Publishing Books for Children in the 1990s by Olga Litowinsky
This anecdotal how-to book is a necessity for any would-be children's book writer and is a valuable addition to the shelves of already-published writers. Litowinsky covers the entire book publishing process, from story ideas and submitting manuscripts through contracts to production and sales.

The Art of Writing for ChildrenThe Art of Writing for Children: Skills and Techniques of the Craft by Connie C. Epstein
Epstein discusses children's books generally, and then, chapter by chapter, the five senses, setting, dialogue, characters, plot, genre, and finding and working with a publisher.

The Children`s Writer`s ReferenceThe Children's Writer's Reference by Eric Suben; Berthe Amoss
What type of animals work best in picture books? What periods in history are most popular with kids? Which 'problem stories' are right for which ages? This guide gives children's writers all the answers they need to write and illustrate stories kids will love and publishers will buy. From pre-reader to young adult, children's writers of any age group and genre will find the special market information they need here.

Children Writer's and Illustrator's Market 2003 by Alice Pope (editor)
Everything Guide to Writing Children`s Books by Lesley Bolton
The Writer's Guide to Crafting Stories for Children by Nancy Lamb
How to Write & Illustrate Childrens Books and Get Them Published by Treld Pelkey Bicknell, Felicity Trotman (editors)
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Publishing Children's Books by Harold D. Underdown and Lynne Rominger
Conversations with J.K. Rowling by J. K. Rowling, Lindsey Fraser
Creating Characters Kids Will Love by Elaine Marie Alphin
The Children's Writer's Reference by Eric Suben, Berthe Amoss
Winning Author's Tips on How to Write, Sell, and Promote Your Children's Books by Aaron Shepard
A Basic Guide to Writing, Selling, and Promoting Children's Books : Plus Information about Self-publishing by Betsy B. Lee
Way to Write for Children by Joan Aiken
Children's Writer's Word Book by Alijandra Mogilner
Writing for Young Adults by Sherry Garland
How to Write and Illustrate Children`s Books by Treld Pelkey and Felicity Trotman
Worlds of Childhood : The Art and Craft of Writing for Children by Maurice Sendak and William Zinsser
You Can Write Children's Books by Tracey E. Dils
Picture Writing: A New Approach to Writing for Kids and Teens by Anastasia Suen



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