This book provides comprehensive advice on what to write about for children, how to write it, and how to present the work professionally for publication. It includes an easy-to-use picture book layout plan and tried and tested examples of title sheets and covering letters. It also includes everything a writer needs to know about the international picture book market and how to sell to agents and publishers.
This new edition contains advice on enhancing your text for the ebook market.
Andrea Shavick is an established children's author and poet with over 26 books to her name, including four international best-selling children's picture books. Her work is published by some of the biggest publishing houses in the world, including Hachette, Pan Macmillan, Oxford University Press, Hodder & Stoughton, Pearson, Random House, Scholastic, A&C Black, Heinemann, and Walker books.