Beyond Picture Books

The well-known, cleverly illustrated creatures and the silly rhyming text are perpetual favorites of young children. 1998 Hop on Pop. 111. by author. Random House, 1963. isbn 0-394-90029-4. series: I Can Read It All By Myself, ...

Author: Barbara Barstow

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 9780835235198

Category: Education

Page: 501

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A bibliography that suggests books for beginner readers is accompanied by subject, title, illustrator, readability level, and series indexes

A to Zoo Subject Access to Children s Picture Books 10th Edition

I spy: a book of picture riddles photos by Walter Wick. Scholastic, 1992. isbn 978-0-590-45087-4 Subj: Picture puzzles. Rhyming text. I spy A to Z: a book of picture riddles photos by Walter Wick. Scholastic, 2009. isbn 978-0-545-107822 ...

Author: Rebecca L. Thomas

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781440834356

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 1636

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Whether used for thematic story times, program and curriculum planning, readers' advisory, or collection development, this updated edition of the well-known companion makes finding the right picture books for your library a breeze. • Offers easy subject access to children's picture books • Features a user-friendly organization • Provides in-depth indexing and full bibliographic detail

Writing Picture Books Revised and Expanded Edition

Once in the flow, I added too many details that distract from the rhyme's purpose. It was a lark to write, ... Unfortunately, many newcomers who try to write a rhyming picture book don't understand that rhyming must be consistent.

Author: Ann Whitford Paul

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781440353772

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 272

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Master the Art of Writing Enthralling Tales for the Youngest pre-and emerging readers! Fully updated and thoroughly revised, Writing Picture Books Revised and Expanded Edition is the go-to resource for writers crafting stories for children ages two to eight. You'll learn the unique set of skills it takes to bring your story to life by using tightly focused text and leaving room for the illustrator to be creative. Award-winning author Ann Whitford Paul helps you develop the skills you need by walking you through techniques and exercises specifically for picture book writers. You'll find: • Instruction on generating ideas, creating characters, point-of-view, beginnings and endings, plotting, word count, rhyme, and more • Unique methods for using poetic techniques to enrich your writing • Hands-on revision exercises (get out your scissors, tape, and highlighters) to help identify problems and improve your picture book manuscripts • Updated tips for researching the changing picture book market, approaching publishers, working with an agent, and developing a platform • All new quizzes and examples from picture books throughout • New chapters cover issues such as page turns, agents, and self-publishing Whether you're just starting out as a picture book writer or have tried unsuccessfully to get your work published, Writing Picture Books Revised and Expanded Edition is just what you need to craft picture books that will appeal to young children and parents, and agents and editors.

Picture Books for the Literacy Hour

Range: traditional, nursery and modern rhymes; rhymes; chants; action verses; predictable structures; patterned vocabulary. Themes: numbers andcounting ... A beautifullyillustratedcounting book set inthe Caribbean. Itusessimple rhyme ...

Author: Guy Merchant

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134112937

Category: Education

Page: 135

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First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

How to Write a Children s Picture Book

Tips and Tricks for Writing Illustrated Picture Books for Kids Darcy Pattison. Try using internal rhyme, where a word in the middle of the line rhymes with the last word in the line. Finally, if you write poetry for children, ...

Author: Darcy Pattison

Publisher: Mims House

ISBN: 9780979862168

Category: Reference


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WRITING FOR CHILDREN **UPDATED New Chapter: How to write a metafiction picture book** Kids and books—they just go together. Children’s picture books are an addictive passion! You love reading to kids and wish that you could read one of your own. Now, you can make that dream a reality. Writing illustrated picture books for children can seem deceptively simple. You must tell a complete story in less than 1000 words, and less than 350 words is best. Characters grow and change and keep the reader emotionally invested, while also giving the illustrator great possibilities for the art. It’s a balancing act all the way around. Writing teacher and author of over a dozen children’s books Darcy Pattison explains the craft of writing children’s picture books. You’ll learn why format matters, how to appeal to kids and parents, how to write a read-aloud friendly book, and much more. Pattison provides tips on writing, editing, and marketing your manuscript to publishers. If you like detailed writing guides, plenty of contemporary examples, and practical worksheets, then you’ll love Darcy Pattison’s guidance on creating your own masterpiece that will fascinate generations of young readers.

Children s Books and Their Creators

With the publication of The Nursery Rhyme Book ( 1897 ) , edited by ANDREW LANG , Brooke found his niche among children's book immortals . The pictures he drew with such skill and humor , that he painted with such warmth and color for ...

Author: Anita Silvey

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0395653800

Category: Reference

Page: 860

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Features autobiographical vignettes by popular children's authors and offers more than eight hundred short articles covering every aspect of children's books, their themes, and their creators

Rainbow Family Collections Selecting and Using Children s Books with Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender and Queer Content

Selecting and Using Children's Books with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Content Jamie Campbell Naidoo. Based on the international adoption experience of one of the authors, this endearing picture book follows four ...

Author: Jamie Campbell Naidoo

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781598849615

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 260

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As one of the only highly praised resources on this important topic, this thoughtfully compiled book examines and suggests picture books and chapter books presenting LGBTQ content to children under the age of 12. • A foreword by K.T. Horning of the Cooperative Children's Book Center • An extensive bibliography of picture books, easy chapter books, nonfiction books and nonprint materials with LGBTQ content for children ages 12 and under • An index of key terms for each title provides easy access to titles representing a specific aspect of LGBTQ culture

I Choose to Try Again

In this rhyming story, Kiara learns how to keep going even when things get too hard.

Author: Elizabeth Estrada


ISBN: 9798724504867


Page: 35

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In this rhyming story, Kiara learns how to keep going even when things get too hard. Through colorful illustrations and rhythmic rhymes, Kiara reflects on her mistakes and realizes that mistakes help her grow. Instead of avoiding them, she learns from them so she can improve. Do you want your child to learn about perseverance and diligence? Your child will learn how easy it is to get back up after failing. "I Choose to Try Again" is a story with social emotional learning (SEL) in mind. It has been praised by teachers and therapists worldwide. This story told from Kiara's point of view will help open your child's mind to what it feels like to fail, and then try again. Kiara will teach your child how to be mentally strong. With Kiara in real life examples, your child will learn to develop their understanding of their own emotions. Throughout the story, Kiara will show you what perseverance looks like. Teacher and Therapist Toolbox: I Choose is an empowering series curated to empower young children to become aware of big emotions. A new book series developed in tandem with teachers and therapists to help children cope with a range of emotions and teach them that they indeed hold the power to choose their actions and reactions. Try not to say 'never.'. That brainwashes you to fail. It means that you won't have the chance To raise the victory sail. "I Choose to Try Again" was developed alongside counselors and parents to be used as a resource in a social emotional curriculum.

The Routledge Companion to Picturebooks

because most studies do not discriminate between prose and rhyming picturebooks (but see Read et al. 2014). We suggest that rhyming picturebooks, because of their focus on the sounds of words, may be especially supportive of children's ...

Author: Bettina Kümmerling-Meibauer

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317526599

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 526

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Containing forty-eight chapters, The Routledge Companion to Picturebooks is the ultimate guide to picturebooks. It contains a detailed introduction, surveying the history and development of the field and emphasizing the international and cultural diversity of picturebooks. Divided into five key parts, this volume covers: Concepts and topics – from hybridity and ideology to metafiction and emotions; Genres – from baby books through to picturebooks for adults; Interfaces – their relations to other forms such as comics and visual media; Domains and theoretical approaches, including developmental psychology and cognitive studies; Adaptations. With ground-breaking contributions from leading and emerging scholars alike, this comprehensive volume is one of the first to focus solely on picturebook research. Its interdisciplinary approach makes it key for both scholars and students of literature, as well as education and media.

A Picture Book Primer Understanding and Using Picture Books

Many traditional songs have been adapted to predictable picture book format. The familiar songs encourage children to sing along. Examples are the old Appalachian counting rhyme, attributed to Olive A. Wadsworth; Over in the Meadow ...

Author: Denise I. Matulka

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9780313363566

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 328

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Everything you want to know about picture books can be found in this simple and straightforward guide. After defining the picture book and describing its history and technological evolution, the author helps you better understand and appreciate picture books by describing how they're made-their anatomy, types of illustration, layouts, design elements, and typography-various types of picture books (genres, formats, styles), how picture books work (the art of the story), and how they relate to child development and literacy. Picture book reviews, building a collection, using picture books with various age groups, and issues such as multicultural literature, classics, and controversial titles are some of the other topics covered.