The Encyclopedia of Writing and Illustrating Children's Books

Desdemona McCannon Sue Thornton Yadzia Williams
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A step-by-step guide to creating exciting plots and engaging characters that will inspire and delight young children.

Discover how to write and illustrate for a wide range of genres and types of book - from fantasy and fairytales to action-packed adventure stories, from novelty books to educational tools - and how to tailor your work to suit different age groups.

Learn how to develop ideas; understand storytelling traditions; simplify your artwork and draw consistent characters; create storyboards; use colour, type and pictures to produce dynamic page layouts.

Includes tips on presenting and promoting your work, plus a gallery of inspirational examples from renowned children's writers and illustrators.

Author bio:

Desdemona McCannon, Sue Thornton and Yadzia Williams are all based at the North Wales School of Art and Design.

Category: Writing & Language
ISBN: 9781741755152
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Imprint: Allen & Unwin
Pub Date: January 2009
Page Extent: 160
Format: Paperback
Age: 0 - 0
Subject: Writing & editing guides

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