The Complete Idiot s Guide to Publishing Children s Books

Provides practical and timely advice on writing different types of children's books, working with publishers, understanding the publishing process, the importance of illustrators, and building a career in the field of children's literature.

Author: Harold D. Underdown

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781592571437

Category: Reference

Page: 384

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Provides practical and timely advice on writing different types of children's books, working with publishers, understanding the publishing process, the importance of illustrators, and building a career in the field of children's literature. Original. 12,000 first printing.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Publishing Children s Books

Provides advice on writing different types of children's books, working with publishers, the importance of illustrators, and building a career.

Author: Harold D. Underdown

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781592577507

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 355

View: 928

Provides advice on writing different types of children's books, working with publishers, the importance of illustrators, and building a career.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Publishing Children s Books 3rd Edition

' Jane Yolen, author Here is the comprehensive guide to writing, publishing, and selling for an ever-expanding and always exciting children's market, now in a new and updated third edition.

Author: Harold Underdown

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101460555

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 384

View: 287

Honest and precise, everything about writing for children there is to know.' Jane Yolen, author Here is the comprehensive guide to writing, publishing, and selling for an ever-expanding and always exciting children's market, now in a new and updated third edition. - Includes new chapters on self-publishing and on "how to choose a how-to", plus revision and updates throughout. - Offers practical advice on getting started and on dealing with out-of-print books. - Covers picture books, chapter books, nonfiction, middle-grade and young novels, and common formats and genres. - Reveals what happens inside a children's publishing company, and provides guidance in working with an editor. - Sample cover and query letters, manuscript format, glossary, and recommended resources in an extensive appendix. - Plus information on agents, contracts, copyright, marketing and more.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Getting Published 5th Edition

The Book You Need to Get Your Own Book Published Jennifer Basye Sander,
Sheree Bykofsky. pick up a copy of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Publishing
Children's Books, Third Edition.

Author: Jennifer Basye Sander

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1615643087

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 400

View: 616

Includes tips about everything from agents to electronic publishing.

How to Write and Publish a Successful Children s Book

How to Publish Your Children's Book: A Complete Guide to Making the Right
Publisher Say Yes by Liza N. Burby. Garden City Park, New York: Square One
Publishers, 2004. The Complete Idiot's Guide to Publishing Children's Books by ...

Author: Cynthia Reeser

Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Company

ISBN: 1601384076

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 288

View: 166


The Complete Idiot s Guide to Self Publishing

to illustrate their own books. Famous examples do exist, like the works of Maurice
Sendak, but more often the publisher assigns an illustrator to work with a writer.
On the ... Some children's book writers who are just starting out will write a story ...

Author: Jennifer Basye Sander

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440696454

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 336

View: 352

A practical guide for a booming market. Every aspiring self-published author needs this guide, which covers everything from design to sales. It reveals all the tools they'll need, including worksheets for estimating costs, timing, and resources; up-to-date information on production and design; formats for many genres; strategies for publicity and sales; plus success stories from self- published authors. * Publishers Marketing Association estimates there are 73,000 small and self- publishers in the U.S., with 8,000-11,000 new ones each year * Of the approximately 2.8 million books in print, 78% of the titles come from small/self-publishers (PMA) * For small and self-publishers, sales increased 21% annually from 1997-2002; in 2002, these 73,000 publishers grossed $29.4 billion * 81% of the population feels they have a book inside them; 6 million have written a manuscript; and another 6 million have a manuscript making the rounds

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Publishing Magazine Articles

Offers advice to aspiring journalists on how to write effective feature articles, and explains how to sell the articles to newspapers, magazines, and trade publications.

Author: Sheree Bykofsky

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780028638355

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 313

View: 492

Offers advice to aspiring journalists on how to write effective feature articles, and explains how to sell the articles to newspapers, magazines, and trade publications.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Webkinz

Wildly popular, Webkinz® are the must-have toy for every five- to twelve- year old. Presented in a highly intuitive, handbook-style organization, here is the first guide on this sought after stuffed animal.

Author: Grant Turner

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440636648

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 160

View: 902

A guide for parents on the latest kid craze. Wildly popular, Webkinz® are the must-have toy for every five- to twelve- year old. Presented in a highly intuitive, handbook-style organization, here is the first guide on this sought after stuffed animal. It enables parents to quickly and efficiently find the critters they're looking for, learn the ins and outs of the Webkinz® Web site, and understand what their kids are doing online. * The first book to be released about Webkinz® * Contains everything busy parents need to know about Webkinz®

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Book Proposals Query Letters

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paysan author for the right to publish the ... paperback advice, children's books,
graphic books,and business bestsellers. bibliography Alistof references attheend
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Author: Coleen O'Shea

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101478616

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 320

View: 766

Tips for catching and holding an agent's attention. Essential reading for any fiction or nonfiction writer seeking publication, The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Book Proposals & Query Letters provides in-depth information on composing a successful query letter as well as detailed suggestions on how to craft each element of a book proposal - from author bio to marketing and competition information to a synopsis for fiction writers. By following the same guidelines an agent uses when submitting her client's book proposals to editors (and selling them), writers are given proven techniques for creating winning submissions. ?The most comprehensive information on query letters found in any book on writing ?The only book on book proposals that also targets a fiction audience ?Author is an agent who also blogs to a readership of about 1,500 daily

Book Review Index

Author: Gale Group

Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780787661878

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 1263

View: 764

'Book Review Index' provides quick access to reviews of books, periodicals, books on tape and electronic media representing a wide range of popular, academic and professional interests. More than 600 publications are indexed, including journals and national general interest publications and newspapers. 'Book Review Index' is available in a three-issue subscription covering the current year or as an annual cumulation covering the past year.

Writer s and Illustrator s Guide to Children s Book Publishers and Agents

Books & Periodicals BOOKS ON WRITING An Author ' s Guide to Children ' s
Book Promotion by Susan Salzman Raab ... The Complete Idiot ' s Guide to
Publishing Children ' s Books by Harold D . Underdown and Lynne Rominger (
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Author: Ellen Renée Shapiro

Publisher: Three Rivers Press (CA)

ISBN:

Category: Reference

Page: 545

View: 219

The comprehensive and smartly written guide to finding an edge in the children's book market helps readers learn the most important skills and presentation tips they will need to excel in this very difficult market. Original. 10,000 first printing.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Child and Adolescent Psychology

The only sources of information about this complex subject are long, expensive textbooks. Until now. This, the first trade book to give a detailed, easy to understand explanation of the subject.

Author: Jack C. Westman, M.D., M.S.

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 110151678X

Category: Psychology

Page: 400

View: 755

Simplifying a complex subject. Child psychology is required for college level psych and elementary education majors. It is a complex subject that can include developmental psychology, biology, sociological psychology, and various schools of theory and therapies. The only sources of information about this complex subject are long, expensive textbooks. Until now. This, the first trade book to give a detailed, easy to understand explanation of the subject. ? Age-by-age discussion of the psychological development of children.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Comedy Writing

In this guide, comedian, writer, and teacher Jim Mendrinos explains the principles of comedy and how to apply them to forms from stand-up to sitcoms- including fiction, film, speeches, articles, essays, and more.

Author: James Mendrinos

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440696209

Category: Reference

Page: 352

View: 737

Comedy is serious business - and serious money. In this guide, comedian, writer, and teacher Jim Mendrinos explains the principles of comedy and how to apply them to forms from stand-up to sitcoms- including fiction, film, speeches, articles, essays, and more. He also includes exercises designed to hone the craft, break through writer's block, and tailor a piece to its intended audience.

Jeff Herman s Guide to Book Publishers Editors Literary Agents

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MacKey ( Garland Publishing ) 29 W. 35th ... ( Alpha Books ) 800-428-5331
Complete Idiot's Guide to Publishing Children's Books by Harold D. Underdown ,
et al .

Author: Jeff Herman

Publisher: Writer

ISBN: 9780871162014

Category: Authors and publishers

Page: 934

View: 337

A guide to the names and specialities of American and Canadian publishers, editors, and literary agents includes information on the acquisition process and on choosing literary agents.

Jeff Herman s Guide to Book Publishers Editors Literary Agents 2007

The Complete Guide to Writer's Groups , Conferences , and Workshops by Eileen
Malone ( John Wiley & Sons ) 605 Third ... Suite 31 , Tucson , AZ 85712 fax : 800-
770-4329 Complete Idiot's Guide to Publishing Children's Books by Harold D.

Author: Jeff Herman

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 966

View: 993

Presents a guide to the names and specialities of American and Canadian publishers, editors, and literary agents, including information on the acquisition process and on choosing literary agents.

2002 Children s Writer s and Illustrator s Market

Let's talk about your new book, The Complete Idiot's Guide' to Publishing
Children's Books. How did the project come about? Actually, the publisher came
to me. They published a book in their series called The Complete Idiot's Guide" to
 ...

Author: Alice Pope

Publisher: Writers Digest Books

ISBN: 9781582970745

Category: Reference

Page: 400

View: 590

Combines two key aspects of children's publishing--writing and illustrating--in a single volume of book-publishing and magazine markets and offers advice from professionals on the subject

Writing for Children and Teens

... of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Children's Publishing), and I personally adore
the man for all that he gives to children's writers. ... And by the way, this opinion is
shared by most experienced children's book writers who are submitting today.

Author: Cynthea Liu

Publisher: Pivotal Publishing

ISBN: 1605301140

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 128

View: 978

Nowhere will you find a more comprehensive, current, and detailed writing course designed specifically for writing children and teen books, written by an author who is in the field today. WRITING FOR CHILDREN AND TEENS: A CRASH COURSE is a ten-step course that relays all the nitty-gritty details of the business, beginning with how to evaluate your book idea all the way to pitching your book to editors and agents. Within each step, you'll find clear and specific information covering topics such as the children's book market, manuscript format, revision tips, finding the right agent or publisher, submission etiquette, and common faux pas writers make. This book will even tell you what kind of paper you should use and exactly how you should write your letters to editors and agents. Bonus materials include templates for all of your submission needs as well as examples of real-life editorial letters sent to authors from editors today. You will get a complete inside peak to the children's fiction writing market for those who want to write picture books, easy readers, chapter books, and middle grade or teen novels.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Sleep Training Your Child

In this guide, you will discover how to deal with your baby's changing sleep schedule, health issues that can affect a baby's sleep, what to do about different types of crying, and more. * Includes advice for babies, toddlers, and beyond ...

Author: Jennifer Lawler

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440626006

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 304

View: 372

Putting every child's sleep difficulties to bed for good. Since all children are different, even experienced parents may encounter problems with a new baby or young child who has trouble sleeping. In this guide, you will discover how to deal with your baby's changing sleep schedule, health issues that can affect a baby's sleep, what to do about different types of crying, and more. * Includes advice for babies, toddlers, and beyond-all in a 2-color interior

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Indigo Children

In this guide, the authors explain why Indigo Children require lots of attention: they tend to think holistically and intuitively, and they process emotions differently.

Author: Carolyn Flynn

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440626197

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 336

View: 168

Forget the Age of Aquarius and hang on tight! The term 'Indigo Children' entered the lexicon in 1982 when psychic and author Nancy Ann Tappe talked about the coming Indigo Age in her book, Understanding Your Life Through Color. In this guide, the authors explain why Indigo Children require lots of attention: they tend to think holistically and intuitively, and they process emotions differently. Parenting these high-level children is a challenge, and their years in school may be challenging. ?Articles about the Indigo phenomenon have appeared in newspapers throughout the U.S. and as far away as Russia over the last few years, including one in the New York Times ?Author Wendy H. Chapman is considered one of the foremost experts on Indigo

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Vegan Eating For Kids

The guide presents all the nutritional needs for children up to 12 years old, outlining what they need at what stage in their lives, and what vegan foods can provide those nutrients.

Author: Andrew Villamagna, M.D; M.S.C.

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 110119569X

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 256

View: 254

Children can thrive on a vegan diet! 'The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Vegan Eating for Kids', shows parents how they can raise a happy, healthy child on a vegan diet. The guide presents all the nutritional needs for children up to 12 years old, outlining what they need at what stage in their lives, and what vegan foods can provide those nutrients. The only book to present a complete plan for raising a vegan child. - Includes delicious vegan recipes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and snacks that especially appeal to children. - Will appeal to the nearly 5 million vegetarians/vegans in the United States. - Includes complete nutritional lists of fruits, vegetables, and nuts. - Features tips for teaching children how to cope in a non-vegan world.