Worlds of Childhood: The Art and Craft of Writing for Children

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1998 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 215 pages
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In this revised edition of Worlds of Childhood, six prominent authors of classic books for young people search their own childhood for the sources of their inspiration and discover a common theme: to enter the worlds that children inhabit, a writer must know the magic word - honesty.

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The six authors in this book originally were asked by the Book-of-the-Month Club, Inc., to present talks at The New York Public Library in the winter of 1989. The editor, William Zinsser, adapted the ... Read full review

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William Zinsser is a writer, editior, and teacher. His fifteen books include the classic On Writing Well, which is in the sixth edition, and Writing to Learn. He lives in New York City.

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