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Summary

Do you want to know how to write a children's book?

Have you ever said, "I've always wanted to write a book for kids!" but then never got around to it? Maybe you didn't know where to start, or how to get a good idea. Now you can start to write your book for children when you listen to How to Write a Children's Book, brought to you by the Institute of Children's Literature.

There are so many different kinds of children's books - from picture books to chapter books, middle grade novels, and young adult - it's hard to know which way to go. Should you decide you're going to write for a particular age group and then come up with an idea that fits them? Or should you decide to write a story or article about a particular idea, then choose the age group that's right for it? Almost anything can become a nonfiction topic for young listeners, given their curiosity and appetite for facts about the world around them. But each topic has to be aimed at the right readership. You'll have a much better handle on all of this, and more, once you listen to the chapter "How Old Is Your Reader?"

How to Write a Children's Book will start you on your way to being an author.

Whether you want to have a full-blown career writing children's books, be traditionally published, self-published, or simply want one book to hand down to your own children and grandkids, How to Write a Children's Book will help you.

©2016 Institute of Children's Literature (P)2016 Institute of Children's Literature

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  • Mike Hitchcock
  • 03-08-16

Horrible

I don't know if this book could be better with a different reader but I am having a really hard time listening to it when it sounds like it's a 12-year-old i'm taking advice from. Very obvious everything in this book.

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  • S.F. Hardy, Children/YA Librarian
  • 14-04-18

Informative!

I found text more informative than I anticipated. I will recommend and probably listen again. thank you.

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  • Susan Cedar
  • 28-01-18

Annoying narator

Where does How to Write a Children's Book rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

Loved the content of the book.

Felt like I was a five year old. The narrator is so condescending. I want to write a children's book, not be a child.

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  • 00971508550008
  • 03-12-17

Enjoying and Great tips book

I learn alot with enjoyment and had a great tips which can help me and guid me with writing story for children..best wishes for the authors

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