The Complete Idiot's Guide to Publishing Children's Books

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Publishing Children's Books

Book - 2008
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"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 the 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
Publisher: Indianapolis, IN : Alpha, c2008
Edition: 3rd ed
ISBN: 9781592577507
Characteristics: xxviii, 355 p. : ill. ; 24 cm


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