The Complete Idiot's Guide to Publishing Children's Books

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Publishing Children's Books

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Dorling Kindersley Pub
“Honest and precise… everything about writing for children there is to know.”
—Jane Yolen, author

Here is the comprehensive guide to writing, publishing, and selling for the ever-expanding and always exciting children’s market—now in a new and updated third edition.

• Includes new chapters on self-publishing and on "how to choose a how-to", plus revision and updates throughout
• Offers practical advice on getting started--and on dealing with out-of-print books
• Covers picture books, chapter books, nonfiction, middle-grade and young novels, and common formats and genres
• Reveals what happens inside a children's publishing company, and provides guidance in working with an editor
• Sample cover and query letters, manuscript format, glossary, and recommended resources in an extensive appendix
• Plus information on agents, contracts, copyright, marketing, and more

Baker & Taylor
An updated guide to writing, publishing, and selling children's literature provides practical and timely advice on writing different types of children's books, working with publishers, understanding the publishing process, the importance of illustrators, and building a career in the field of children's literature. Original.

Baker
& Taylor

Provides advice on writing different types of children's books, working with publishers, the importance of illustrators, and building a career.

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN : Alpha, [2008]
Edition: Third edition
Copyright Date: ©2008
ISBN: 9781592577507
1592577504
Branch Call Number: 808.068 Underdown 2008
Characteristics: xxviii, 355 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: Publishing children's books

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