Writing Your Best Picture Book Ever

Character Look at a number of picture books and you'll see that picture - book characters can be anybody – old people , young people , brave people , timid people , boys , girls , women , men , hippos , mice , dragons , lions , teachers ...

Author: Kathy Stinson

Publisher: Pembroke Publishers Limited

ISBN: 1551380285

Category: Creative writing

Page: 31

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All the steps of creating stories and how not to get discouraged by revision.

The Storymakers

Write about what's important to you , something you care about . Have fun with your writing , even when it's hard work . For a whole book full of more specific tips , read my book Writing Your Best Picture Book Ever .


Publisher: Pembroke Publishers Limited

ISBN: 1551381087

Category: Education

Page: 176

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Profiles of over eighty Canadian children's book authors include information on education, family, childhood, influences, creative ideas, and advice for future authors.

The Ultimate Guide to Classroom Publishing

FEATURE: The Best Publishing Resources for Students Just as good cooks rely on recipes to help them make ... How-to books for children • Draw and Write Your Own Picture Book, by Emily Hearn and Mark Thurman Letteringstyles, coverdesigns ...


Publisher: Pembroke Publishers Limited

ISBN: 9781551388106

Category: Children

Page: 152

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"Exciting ideas for teaching writing, editing, illustration and design. This practical resource also features author studies, a guide to author visits, fun ways to celebrate books and more" Cf. Our choice, 2000.

The Power of Poems

What Do Authors Do? by Eileen Christelow. – Just Write! by Sylvia Gunnery. – From Pictures to Words, A Book about Making a Book, by Janet Stevens. – Writing Your Best Picture Book Ever, by Kathy Stinson. – Writing Picture Books ...

Author: Margriet Ruurs

Publisher: Maupin House Publishing, Inc.

ISBN: 9780929895444

Category: Education

Page: 113

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A common-sense approach to teaching your students how to write poetry, with lots of classroom-proven strategies and activities that free you to fit poetry into just about any part of your day. Activities are adaptable for high-school students. Encourages creativity while teaching solid writer's craft techniques.

The Storymakers

Illustrating Children's Books : 72 Artists and Illustrators Talk about Their Work Canadian Children's Book Centre. Lunn , Janet and Christopher Moore . ... Writing Your Best Picture Book Ever . Markham : Pembroke Publishers , 1994 Paper ...

Author: Canadian Children's Book Centre

Publisher: Pembroke Publishers Limited

ISBN: 1551381079

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 159

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This valuable resource features the colourful biographies of 72 illustrators and artists whose works are considered among the best in the world. Told in the artists' own words, these biographies offer fascinating insights into their lives, and feature a sample illustration from one of their favourite books. Discover how these fantastic artists work, what their favourite books are, who influenced them, and how they came to illustrate children's books.

Canadian Books in Print Author and Title Index

proven tools and tips for your classroom Ferguson , Julie H .; Beacon , 2004 $ 12.50 paper [ 0-9689857-6-9 ] Writing your best picture book ever Stinson , Kathy ; Daniel , Alan ( illus . ) ; Daniel , Lea ( illus . ) ...


Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 00688398

Category: Canada Imprints


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The Only Writing Series You ll Ever Need

Writing Children's Books Lesley Bolton, Lea Wait. What makes you stand apart from the rest? If you still believe you are the best person to illustrate your book, browse through a variety of children's books from those publishers that ...

Author: Lesley Bolton

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781440517389

Category: Reference

Page: 192

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A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader.

Celebrating Our Cultures

Additional Activities • Invite the students to research a folk story from India, such as the Monkey and the Crocodile or the Hare and the Elephant, and turn it into a picture book. Refer them to Writing Your Best Picture Book Ever, ...

Author: Sylvia Sikundar

Publisher: Pembroke Publishers Limited

ISBN: 9781551381022

Category: Holidays

Page: 128

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Discover background information on significant holidays from around the world (Korean, Japanese, and Chinese New Year; Kwanza: Diwali; etc.), along with the more traditional Canadian holidays (Valentine's Day, Groundhog Day, etc.) The book includes a broad range of classroom-tested activities that involve everything from crossword puzzles and games to writing greeting cards and storytelling, and includes more than 50 ready-to-copy activities to complement your classroom.

Teaching Writing with Picture Books as Models

Lessons and Strategies for Using the Power of Picture Books to Teach the Elements of Great Writing in the Upper Grades Rosanne Kurstedt, Maria Koutras. TIP BOX spent weeks exploring various facets of picture books — but they spent very ...

Author: Rosanne Kurstedt

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 0439135168

Category: Education

Page: 128

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Presents lessons designed to show teachers how to use picture books to teach writing skills to students in grades four through eight, and includes recommended reading lists.

Poets Writers

MO NAYDER lidman The on Whatsam HARDY ALTERED LAND Why is it that so many graduates of our creative writing ... Feel the joy of seeing your book published in just weeks for as little as $ 699.00 Ever since the printing press was ...



ISBN: UOM:39015066042832

Category: Authors, American


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