How to Write and Illustrate Children's Books and Get Them Published

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Writer's Digest Books, Jun 19, 2000 - Reference - 144 pages
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Some of the finest talents in children's publishing provide readers with the basics of constructing a story to approaching publishers.
 

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Contents

THE ART OF THE STORYTELLER
8
THE BASICS OF WRITING FOR CHILDREN
16
SOME CLASSIC CHILDRENS FICTION
32
NEW WRITING ON CONTEMPORARY THEMES
44
PICTURE BOOKS
54
ILLUSTRATION BUILDING A CAREER IN CHILDRENS BOOKS
68
MAKING THE BOOK TECHNIQUE AND PRODUCTION
80
FACTUAL WRITING REFLECTING A CHILDS WORLD
102
FAD BOOKS
114
THE HOPEFUL AUTHOR GETTING YOUR WORK PUBLISHED
124
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Bicknell trained in fine art and English literature in New York. She has worked in publishing in Boston and London--as Art Editor at Houghton Mifflin; Art Director at Abelard Schuman, Longman Young Books, Puffin/Kestrel; and Consultant Editor/Art Director at Piccolo Books. She is now Creative Director and co-owner of Belitha Press, a packager and publisher. For several years she taught at St. Martin's School of Art and Camberwell School of Arts and Crafts, London.

Trotman studied graphic design at Canterbury College of Art.

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