The Encyclopedia of Writing and Illustrating Children's Books : From Creating Characters to Developing Stories, a Step-by-step Guide to Making Magical Picture Books
The latest in our best selling Encyclopedia of Art series now focuses on a popular topic for both writers and illustrators: how to make, craft, and sell childrens books. This practical book is a step-by-step guide to becoming a successful graphic storyteller, showing how to create exciting plots and engaging characters that will delight young readers. Topics feature a wide range of genres, from fantasy and fairy tales to action-packed adventure, and offers guidance on how to tailor work to suit different age groups. The Encyclopedia of Writing and Illustrating Childrens Books also features a special section on the commercial realities of the childrens publishing industry, with tips on presenting and promoting work, and includes a gallery of inspirational examples from renowned childrens writers and illustrators.
- Hardback | 160 pages
- 223.52 x 226.06 x 20.32mm | 748.42g
- 21 Oct 2008
- INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US
- PERSEUS BOOKS
- Boulder, United States
About Desdemona McCannon
Desdemona McCannon has wide-ranging experience in the children's book market, and is currently the award leader for the MA Illustration for Children at North Wales School of Art. She lives in Wales.