It would be nice to find a publisher for the illustrated children’s books I have written I have been rejected at every turn. It makes it hard to keep your equilibrium. Then I see all those who went before me who were also rejected. Here are a few rejections to encourage that you are not alone.
A librarian's reviews of the best new children’s narrative nonfiction books for grades K-6, books which convey factual information in a story format and use the techniques of storytelling. Narrative nonfiction books are emphasized in the curriculum of the common core.
Here is the basic formula I use for our library's story hour. I use books, music, movement, and transitions to create the sense of routine that young children crave.
I was recently hired to write a poem as the rhyming text for a children's picture book. I thought I'd share this satisfying experience and hopefully encourage other poets to try exploring this avenue.
Picture books with short stories hold great appeal for kids. The fox and the crow fable is a popular such tale—here you can read it with pictures.
For teachers, parents, and librarians, a list of books from 2017 for children ages 3-8 which which feature diverse characters in everyday contemporary life.
I used this list of engaging read-aloud children's picture books as a story time presenter at my local library. The recommended children's picture books are selected because they will keep most children's attention.
Yes you can, even if you don't draw! Steps to publish for Kindle, Nook, iPad; how to submit manuscripts of children's books to traditional publishers; positives and negatives of various formats. FUN
During the winter season, a favorite traditional activity is making and eating gingerbread. Why don't you use these gingerbread-themed children's picture books to launch off a special holiday storytime with some cookie decorating on the side?
Christmas brings magical thinking to all children and Jennifer L. Holm's "Little BabyMouse and the Christmas Cupcakes" is the perfect book to begin the holiday season with its own magic that inspires.