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Kidlit · Should You Include Illustration Notes in Your Picture Book?

Kidlit · Should You Include Illustration Notes in Your Picture Book? | Writing for Children | Scoop.it
How to Write and Publish Children's Books

Via Natasha Yim
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I've always used illustration notes very sparingly. Once in a blue moon, I will share my vision for the art, but I like to trust the artist to come up with his or her interpretation of the text and feel the text should be able to lend itself to artistic inspiration. I've been pleasantly surprised by the balance between our visions for the picture books.

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7 Great Children’s Books Worth Reading as an Adult

7 Great Children’s Books Worth Reading as an Adult | Writing for Children | Scoop.it
Our recommendations that kids and adults will love, including The Tale of Peter Rabbit, Charlotte's Web, Eloise, and A Wrinkle in Time.
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Donna J. Shepherd, Writer, Speaker, Singer

Donna J. Shepherd, Writer, Speaker, Singer | Writing for Children | Scoop.it
Children's and Inspirational Writer& Speaker Donna J. Shepherd looks at everyday life and finds...
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15 Must-Read Board Books for Baby

15 Must-Read Board Books for Baby | Writing for Children | Scoop.it
Grayson loves to read. Click-through our must-read board books for baby! (RT @MRSDBOOKS: 15 must read books for baby!
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Be sure to click through to the last pic. Adorable!

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10 FREE Book Apps for Pre-school Kids

10 FREE Book Apps for Pre-school Kids | Writing for Children | Scoop.it
10 FREE Book Apps for Pre-school Kids (RT @igamemom: RT @andreaschriscy 10 FREE Book Apps for Preschool Kid -perfect for summer reading http://t.co/pKNfveQWGb #free #kidsapps #k…)...
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Cybils: 2012 Finalists Book Apps

Cybils: 2012 Finalists Book Apps | Writing for Children | Scoop.it
The Children's and YA Bloggers' Literary Awards

 

Welcome to this year's Cybils short lists, brought to you by the hardest-working kidlit and YA book bloggers in existence.


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Carisa Kluver's curator insight, January 1, 2013 1:20 PM

See the five book apps that made the cut for this year's Cybils' Award ... one will win the final award, announced on February 14th, 2013.

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Finalists announced for Children's and Young Adults book bloggers award.

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10 Good Apps to Enhance Language Learning, Reading and Writing ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

10 Good Apps to Enhance Language Learning, Reading and Writing ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Writing for Children | Scoop.it
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Kid Lit Frenzy: Nonfiction Picture Book Wednesday - August 2013 ...

Kid Lit Frenzy: Nonfiction Picture Book Wednesday - August 2013 ... | Writing for Children | Scoop.it
Let's Go Nuts: Seeds We Eat by April Pulley Sayre (Beach Lane Books) Looks like some great books coming out this month. I am looking forward to reading and reviewing several of these books. And don't forget to link up your ...
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The Official SCBWI Blog: 2013 Kid Lit Industry News Updates

The Official SCBWI Blog: 2013 Kid Lit Industry News Updates | Writing for Children | Scoop.it
2013 Kid Lit Industry News Updates. Three highlights of the summer news in our industry: 1. "In a sweeping rejection of Apple Inc's strategy for selling electronic books on the Internet, a federal judge ruled that the company ...
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New Resources Available for Teachers in Preparation for the Upcoming School ... - PR Web (press release)

New Resources Available for Teachers in Preparation for the Upcoming School ...
PR Web (press release)
The book includes a dynamite list of recommended "kid lit" that helps parents and teachers find the books that students really like to read.
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Kid Lit Blog Hop #18 | Youth Literature Reviews

Kid Lit Blog Hop #18 | Youth Literature Reviews | Writing for Children | Scoop.it
Welcome to the 18th Kid Lit Blog Hop. The Kid Lit Blog Hop takes place on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month. We have managed to create a dynamic and engaged community of children's books bloggers, authors, ...
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Chicken Spaghetti: The Best Children's Books of 2012: A List of Lists and Awards

Chicken Spaghetti: The Best Children's Books of 2012: A List of Lists and Awards | Writing for Children | Scoop.it
Books for children and the rest of us, too (RT @RileyCarney: Best children's books of 2012: A List of Lists and Awards http://t.co/Zsv66LlN via @gregpincus #kidlit #yalit...)...

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