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So You Want to Write a Children's Book : A Step-by-step Guide to Writing and Publishing for Kids
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Young adults are in the prime position to write children's books, because they can actually remember what it was like to be a kid. Take Jake Marcionette, for example, who reached the NY Times bestseller list at the age of 12. His books for middle grades are praised for having such a realistic, authentic voice. This book gives the young audience everything they need to know to successfully write and publish a children's book. From understanding the childrenÕs book market to learning about illustrations and design, this book has it all.
Top publishers and writers in the industry have lent their expertise to this book to provide an overview of everything that is needed in the process. You will learn what morals and values publishers and readers look for in good childrenÕs books and what you should expect in a publication deal.Ê
You will learn what material is appropriate for each age range and how to convey messages in a way that appeals to both parents and children.
You will learn how to build a relationship with your editor, what to expect in revisions, and the process of selling your book. Any young adult that is interested in starting any kind of writing career will learn valuable tips and tricks to understanding the publishing market with this conversational, easy-to-read book,