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Worlds of Childhood: The Art and Craft of Writing for Children
     

Worlds of Childhood: The Art and Craft of Writing for Children

by William Zinsser (Editor), Jean Fritz, Jill Krementz, Katherine Paterson, Jack Prelutsky
 

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Six prominent children's authors, including Maurice Sendak, Rosemary Wells, and Jack Prelutsky, agree that to enter the worlds that children inhabit, you must possess the magic word - honesty.

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Six prominent children's authors, including Maurice Sendak, Rosemary Wells, and Jack Prelutsky, agree that to enter the worlds that children inhabit, you must possess the magic word - honesty.

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"anyone who has ever read and loved a children's book" Christian Science Monitor

"A collection to treasure." Library Journal

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It's always great to learn from an acknowledged master of the trade, and in Worlds of Childhood: The Art and Craft of Writing for Children you have the opportunity to do just that. Six well-known authors of classic children's books discuss their own childhood and the things that served as inspiration for their writings. Learn what these pros think about their craft, what excites them, and the things they deem difficult. Most of all, learn what they believe to be the key to reaching children and inhabiting their world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780395901519
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
07/23/1998
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
475,223
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.56(d)

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William Zinsser is a writer, editior, and teacher. His fifteen books include the classic On Writing Well, which is in the sixth edition, and Writing to Learn. He lives in New York City.

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