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1. Picture Books

Author George Shannon blogs about all things picture book. 

http://georgeshannon.wordpress.com/

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2. 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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3. 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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4. 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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5. 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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6. Picture Book Database

Search for picture book titles by category in this database. 

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

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7. 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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8. 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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9. Rhyme and Meter

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

http://www.writingrhymeandmeter.com/

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10. 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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11. 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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12. 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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13. 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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14. 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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15. Picture Book Questions

Answers to many questions about getting your picture book published. 

http://literaticat.blogspot.com/2011/07/whole-lot-of-info-about-picture-books.html

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16. Character Driven

Everyone seems to be looking for character driven picture books like these. 

http://robsanderswrites.blogspot.com/2011/08/c-character-driven.html

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17. Longer Picture Books

Even though picture book word counts are getting shorter, for older readers you might be able to include more. 

http://cynthialeitichsmith.blogspot.com/2012/04/guest-post-mara-rockliff-on-writing.html

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18. Nonfiction Picture Books

Nonfiction picture books aimed at older readers often have bigger word counts. 

http://www.blogger.com/blogger.g?blogID=1016917725611909564#allposts

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19. Picture Book Apps

What makes a good picture book app?

http://www.hbook.com/2012/02/using-books/what-makes-a-good-picture-book-app/

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20. Illustration Notes

Should you include illustration notes in your picture book manuscript? 

http://kidlit.com/2010/11/17/should-you-include-illustration-notes-in-your-picture-book/

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21. Picture Book Apps

Five reasons why picture book writers should stay the course. 

http://www.literaryrambles.com/2011/11/tamson-weston-what-about-apps-five.html

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22. Picture Book Month

For those of us who love picture books, let's celebrate in November. 

http://picturebookmonth.com/

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23. Publishers Accepting Children's Books

These three incredibly useful web pages list publishers accepting children's books submissions along with a link to their guidelines.

http://myperfectpitch.com/picture-book-publishers/

http://myperfectpitch.com/childrens-book-publishers-usa/

http://myperfectpitch.com/young-adult-book-publishers/

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24. Picture Book or Short Story

They may be the same number of words, but they're not the same. 

http://www.institutechildrenslit.com/rx/ws06/pborzine.shtml

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25. 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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