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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Publishing Children's Books
by Harold D. Underdown




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"Honest and precise... everything about writing for children there is to know."
--Jane Yolen, author

Here is the comprehensive guide to writing, publishing, and selling for the ever-expanding and always exciting children's market--now in a new and updated third edition.

- Includes new chapters on self-publishing and on how to choose a how-to, plus revision and updates throughout
- Offers practical advice on getting started--and on dealing with out-of-print books
- Covers picture books, chapter books, nonfiction, middle-grade and young novels, and common formats and genres
- Reveals what happens inside a children's publishing company, and provides guidance in working with an editor
- Sample cover and query letters, manuscript format, glossary, and recommended resources in an extensive appendix
- Plus information on agents, contracts, copyright, marketing, and more

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Overview

"Honest and precise... everything about writing for children there is to know."
--Jane Yolen, author

Here is the comprehensive guide to writing, publishing, and selling for the ever-expanding and always exciting children's market--now in a new and updated third edition.

- Includes new chapters on self-publishing and on how to choose a how-to, plus revision and updates throughout
- Offers practical advice on getting started--and on dealing with out-of-print books
- Covers picture books, chapter books, nonfiction, middle-grade and young novels, and common formats and genres
- Reveals what happens inside a children's publishing company, and provides guidance in working with an editor
- Sample cover and query letters, manuscript format, glossary, and recommended resources in an extensive appendix
- Plus information on agents, contracts, copyright, marketing, and more


This item is Non-Returnable.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9781592577507
  • ISBN-10: 1592577504
  • Publisher: Alpha Books
  • Publish Date: May 2008
  • Page Count: 355
  • Dimensions: 9.16 x 7.31 x 0.82 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.23 pounds

Series: Complete Idiot's Guides (Lifestyle Paperback)

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