There is a surprising range of tools available for you when constructing a memorable, even classic, picture book. Some are obvious: You will want the
A wealth of online offerings for April and early May–find one for you!
Events, classes, contests for Middle Grade and Young Adult writers for April, 2021
Julie Rowan-Zoch has perfected the combination of humor and facts with her author/illustrator debut, I’m a Hare, So There!
Always fun to receive brand new picture books in the mail for review purposes. What I love best about this particular group of beautiful books
Note: Candlewick Press sent me a review copy of this book. There is an art to writing a picture book. Rachel Stubbs paints and writes.
Happy Spring! Or Happy Autumn for our Southern Hemisphere readers. March is a busy month for kidlit challenges, contests, and courses, and there are even
As a fourth grade teacher, I am always on the hunt for new picture book biographies that my students will love. When I heard about
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Events, classes, contests for picture book writers and illustrators for January, 2021
Happy Holidays to one and all in what has been the most tumultuous year many of us have ever experienced. As 2020 draws to a close (phew!), at least one thing remains unchanged: it’s time once again for the annual Writers’ Rumpus Review!
To transform a preeminent and beloved literary work into a graphic novel for young adults is a challenge for the brave. K. Woodman-Maynard’s adaptation of
Events, classes, contests for picture book writers and illustrators for November, 2021
The personality of a picture book evolves from the characters in your story. You, the illustrator decide whether they are cute animals, realistic children, or
CAROL GORDON EKSTER: At a family event, my cousin and his daughter approached me wanting to connect me with the daughter’s friend who was having
This is a review of three books which together will help you build your illustrations. Molly Bang’s Picture This: How Pictures Work illuminates the core principles of