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 (hardcover)

McCannon, Desdemona, Thornton, Susan and Williams, Yadzia (2008) 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 (hardcover). Glyndŵr University Research Online.

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Abstract

A practical and theoretical guide to creating successful childrens books. Co- authored by Sue Thornton and Yadzia Williams. Publishers Description 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 children’s 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 Children’s Books also features a special section on the commercial realities of the children’s publishing industry, with tips on presenting and promoting work, and includes a gallery of inspirational examples from renowned children’s writers and illustrators.

Item Type: Book
Additional Information: Only metadata is available on this website. The book was published by Running Press, The Perseus Books Group in 2008, ISBN: 9780762431489 and ISBN-10: 0762431482. The publishers webpage for this book is located at http://www.perseusbooksgroup.com/perseus/book_detail.jsp?isbn=0762431482
Keywords: Illustration, children's books, character design, narrative, storyboard
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Depositing User: ULCC Admin
Date Deposited: 05 Oct 2011 09:14
Last Modified: 11 Dec 2017 20:06
URI: http://glyndwr.repository.guildhe.ac.uk/id/eprint/346

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