Drawing on their own experiences and those of a host of other authors, agents and publishers, the authors offer a professional's insight into the process of writing for children. Key points are demonstrated with a comprehensive range of examples and each chapter ends with suggested exercises to encourage you to apply what you have read and develop your own writing skills.
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Discover how to get started, follow advice on all types of writing - picture-book text, fiction and non fiction. Uncover tips on how best to use the Internet as a research tool. Find out how to present your work to publishers and discover what to expect is, or is not, accepted.
Allen is a full-time writer of children's books and Lesley is a literary agent specialising in children's books, parent, lecturer, actively involved in publishing organisations, and author of lifeskills books for young adults.