Children's Book Publishing


Children’s Books: Writing Great Beginnings

You have a very, very brief window of time with which to impress a children’s book editor with your manuscript. Make the most of it by starting your story with a bang, not a whimper.


The Dangerous Side of Children’s Books

As an author, if you’re inspired to delve into the slightly dangerous, dark or subversive corners of childhood with your books, feel free to do so. Don’t limit yourself to all that’s bright, safe and up to code.


Children’s Book Publishers - How to Wow Them With a Perfect Query Letter

In a perfect world, you’d be able to pitch your manuscript to an editor over a leisurely cup of coffee. But we’re forced to inhabit the real world, where you’ve got about 10 seconds to hook an editor before she decides to continue reading or reach for her form rejection slip. And more and more, this "hook" must come in the form of a query letter.