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1. How Not to Write a Picture Books

Make your picture book better by avoiding these common traps. 

http://picturebookden.blogspot.com/2014/08/dont-do-it-how-not-to-write-picture.html

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2. Challenging Content

Even picture books can contain darker themes. 

http://picturebookden.blogspot.co.uk/2014/07/challenging-content-in-picture-books-by.html

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3. Wordless Picture Books

How wordless picture books empower children. 

http://www.slj.com/2014/05/authors-illustrators/how-wordless-picture-books-empower-children-slj-day-of-dialogue-2014/#_

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4. Making Picture Books Sing

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

http://cynthialeitichsmith.blogspot.com/2014/06/guest-post-helen-ketteman-on-making.html

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5. Picture Book Revision

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

http://www.writingforchildrenandteens.com/revision/revision-9-1-1-for-fiction-picture-books/

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6. Picture Book Structures

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

http://www.writersdigest.com/whats-new/7-ways-to-structure-your-picture-book

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7. Writing Picture Books

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

http://writetodone.com/six-best-tips-writing-childrens-picture-books/

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8. Picture Book Database

Search for picture book titles by category in this database. 

http://dlp.lib.miamioh.edu/picturebook/

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9. 1,000 Words Or Less

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

http://metro.nyscbwi.org/news/a-story-in-a-1000-words-or-less/

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10. Picture Books

Author George Shannon blogs about all things picture book. 

http://georgeshannon.wordpress.com/

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11. Alphabet Books

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

http://cynthialeitichsmith.blogspot.com/2012/05/guest-post-eric-pinder-on-x-files-why.html

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12. Picture Book Tips

Five award-winning picture book authors give their advice. 

http://www.openbooktoronto.com/articles/writing_picture_books_tips_top

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13. Nonfiction Picture Books

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

http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-industry-news/article/62215-nonfiction-in-picture-books-a-panel-discussion.html

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14. Art Notes

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

http://taralazar.com/2012/10/03/art-notes-in-picture-book-manuscripts/

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15. Wordless Picture Books

When there are no words, the illustrations have to carry all the work. 

http://kathytemean.wordpress.com/2012/07/18/wordless-picture-books/

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16. New Picture Book Market

Peter Pauper Press will release its first hardcover picture book in May 2013. 

http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/childrens/childrens-industry-news/article/55828-peter-pauper-press-enters-the-picture-book-market.html

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17. Read-aloudability

What makes a picture book great for reading aloud over and over again?

http://www.juliehedlund.com/kathleen-pelley-february-12-x-12-featured-author/

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18. Rhyme and Meter

The Rhymeweaver website contains loads of information for writing a rhyming picture book. 

http://www.writingrhymeandmeter.com/

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19. Good Picture Books

Ten key elements of good picture books. 

http://scarlettapress.blogspot.com/2012/11/what-makes-great-picture-book-10-key.html

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20. Multicultural Picture Book Biographies

Author Don Tate offers advice on writing picture books from a multicultural perspective. 

http://writermorphosis.blogspot.com/2013/05/author-don-tate-tips-on-writing.html

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21. Wordless Picture Books

A discussion of wordless picture books in Eye, a graphics design magazine. 

http://eyemagazine.com/feature/article/told-in-pictures

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22. Picture Book Agents

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

http://wwwpamcalvert.blogspot.com/p/picture-book-agents.html

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23. Rhyming Tricks

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

http://themetermaids.blogspot.com/2013/08/throw-these-tricks-in-mix.html

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24. Picture Books by Topics

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

http://susannahill.blogspot.com/p/perfect-picture-books.html

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25. Rhyming Picture Book Month

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

http://angiekarcher.wordpress.com/rhypibomo-countdown/

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