The childrens editor and I had a series of conversations that culminated in my deciding to write a childrens book about Charlie, my malodorous, belligerent, highly lethargic and sweet Basset Hound.
How can the answer be improved? As you explore writing childrens books, you enter a different world, one filled with book formats from board books to young adult novels and a whole different set of rules to follow and restrictions to heed for each.
If you want to become a successful childrens book author, you need to know how [ We can write (and illustrate) childrens books for our families, neighbors, students, friends; and such writing is also valid and important. Here are a few hints for both writing and publishing book for young readers.