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Writing Books for Children

3.82  ·  Rating Details ·  17 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Unknown Binding, 152 pages
Published January 1st 1983 by Writer (first published 1973)
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Jun 20, 2012 Chris rated it really liked it
Shelves: nonfiction, writing
I love Jane Yolen, but have to issue a caveat that this book is rather dated. It was published in 1973. There is a lot of timeless content here that writers will appreciate ("Children's books ... change lives"), including a good survey of the different types of children's books. But there are also pages of info on market research that have been rendered meaningless by the Internet.
May 19, 2014 Lisagarden rated it it was amazing
This book is a must if you want to learn about writing for children. Jane Yolen is the source that teachers use, may as well go to the source/
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Aug 19, 2010 Arlene Allen rated it it was amazing
Still haven't done it yet - but I have a friend who has.
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Jane Yolen is a novelist, poet, fantasist, journalist, songwriter, storyteller, folklorist, and children’s book author who has written more than three hundred books. Her accolades include the Caldecott Medal, two Nebula Awards, the World Fantasy Award, three Mythopoeic Awards, the Kerlan Award, two Christopher Awards, and six honorary doctorate degrees from colleges and universities in Massachuset ...more
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