Josh Funk is not only one of the best and most popular picture book authors today, he’s a super positive guy who goes out of his way to boost other authors’ books.
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After winning back her rights to her book
Kid Writing, Isabell Cardonick was ready to explore book publishing on her own. That’s when fate intervened and brought her to BookBaby.
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In our February BookBaby Twitter Chat, Lauren Lynne, certified teacher and author of the young adult series
The Secret Watchers, shared her thoughts on how to engage kids with reading and the importance of writing in the classroom.
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Research tells us that reading and writing are deeply intertwingled. Engaging kids with reading develops their writing skills, and vice versa. Kids have amazing story ideas in them.
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Have you been itching to break into the children’s literature genre with a book of your own? Good for you! Children’s literacy is an issue that foundations such as the United Way’s Women’s Leadership Council and UNICEF have been working tirelessly to improve, and contributing to children’s literature is an admirable way to get involved.
But where should you begin? Read on for some quick tips on writing books for children!
While children's picture books may seem simple, creating a brilliant one is no easy task. How do you make yours smart, engaging, and fun — rather than clichéd, saccharine, and didactic?
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