I have some experience in children’s picture books and would love to share the parameters with you. Children’s books fall into one of several categories. Here's how to create a picture book.
"Tom’s Midnight Garden" by Philippa Pearce is a classic children’s book about time travel, loneliness, and friendship. It often appeals to both children and adults.
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 just read some disturbing statics about multicultural representation in children's books and I can’t seem to move on without discussing them. Let me know what you think.
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
A review of Michael Morpurgo's children's book 'Kesuke's Kingdom'. One of the best children's books around, often used as a transition text in schools.
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.
A rhyming alphabet book may not be at the top of a publisher's list right now, but it might still be published someday.
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.
BabyMouse is back with new adventures, a school field trip, a broken smartphone, and exploring a big city on her own. An art museum and BabyMouse's interest in art is a fun piece of this new adventure. A broken smartphone is an interesting twist to the story.