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1. Shorter is Sweeter

When you write picture books, you need to pare the text to the bare minimum. 


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2. Picture Book Tips

Twenty do's and twenty don'ts from Mem Fox about writing picture books. 


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3. Leave Room for the Illustrators

Picture book writers can tighten their manuscripts by remembering the illustrations will help carry the story. 


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4. Powerful Picture Books

Eve Bunting gives a few hints on writing picture books. 


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5. Endpages

Endpages in hardback picture books help justify their higher price. 


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6. Nonfiction Picture Books

Led by children's book historian Leonard Marcus, a panel of picture book experts discusses nonfiction in picture books. 


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7. Art Notes

Another approach to use when you need to put art notes into your picture book manuscript. 


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8. Wordless Picture Books

How wordless picture books empower children. 


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9. Making Picture Books Sing

Use of these poetic tools will help make your picture book memorable. 


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10. Picture Book Revision

Here are some common problems in picture book manuscripts and how to correct them. 


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11. Picture Book Structures

There are many ways to structure your picture book, and here are seven of them.


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12. Challenging Content

Even picture books can contain darker themes. 


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13. How Not to Write a Picture Books

Make your picture book better by avoiding these common traps. 


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14. Picture Book Agents

Not all agents represent picture books. Here's a list of some that do. 


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15. Selling Your Picture Book

Here are some things to think about as you try to find a publisher for your picture book.


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16. Picture Book Agents

Not all children's book agents represent picture books, but here's a list of some that do. 


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17. Rhyming Tricks

Here are some ways to avoid having a sing-songy rhyming book. 


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18. Picture Books by Topics

Here's an extensive list of "perfect" picture books, organized by topic. 


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19. Rhyming Picture Book Month

The first annual rhyming picture book month opens for registration of March 16, 2014. 


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20. Writing Picture Books

Here are a few basic rules you may not know about writing picture books.


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21. Picture Book Database

Search for picture book titles by category in this database. 


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22. 1,000 Words Or Less

It's not easy to write with the low word count of the picture book. 


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23. Picture Books

Author George Shannon blogs about all things picture book. 


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24. Alphabet Books

Writing an alphabet book isn't as easy as A,B,C. 


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25. Picture Book Tips

Five award-winning picture book authors give their advice. 


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