Writing Picture Books

  • Aliki  How A Book Is Made  HarperTrophy 1986 0064460851 (for children)

  • Amoss, Berthe and Eric Suben, Writing and Illustrating
    Children's Books for Publication  Writer's Digest 1995 0898797225

    Bang, Molly Picture This: How Pictures Work  Seastar Books 2000 1587170302

    Bauer, Marion Dane  What's Your Story—A Young Person's Guide to
    Writing Fiction Clarion Books 1992 0395577802 (for older children and
    young adults)

    Christelow, Eileen  What Do Authors Do  Clarion Books 1997 0395866219
    (for children)

    Dils, Tracey  You Can Write Children's Books  Writer's Digest Books
    1998 0898798299 and You Can Write Children's Books Workbook  Writer's
    Digest Books 2004 1582972486

    Epstein, Connie C.  The Art of Writing for Children: Skills and
    Techniques of the Craft  Archon 1991 020802297X

    Gleeson, Libby  Making Picture Books  Scholastic Press Australia 2001 1865045152

    Gibling, James C.  Writing Books for Young People  The
    Writer, 1990, revised 1997.

    Jones, Allan Frewin, and Lesley Pollinger  Writing for
    Children and Getting Published  McGraw-Hill 2002 0071407235

    Karl, Jean  How to Write and Sell Children's Picture Books  Writer's
    Digest, 1994 0898796431

    Kehoe, Michael  A Book Takes Root:  The Making Of A Picture Book
    Sagebrush 2001 0613238435

    Lester, Helen  Author: A True Story  Houghton Mifflin/Walter Lorraine
    Books 2002 0618260102 (for children)

    Litowinsky, Olga  It's a Bunny-Eat-Bunny World  Walker and Co US,
    2001. (One chapter on pbs, highly recommended) 0802775233

    Litowinsky, Olga  Writing and Publishing Books for Children in the
    1990s: The Inside Story from the Editor's Desk  Walker and Co US 1992

    Marcus, Leonard  Side by Side  Walker and Co US 2001 0802787789

    Nixon, Joan Lowery  If You Were A Writer  Aladdin 1995 0689719000 (for children)

    Ramos, Violet  Young at Heart, The Step-By-Step Way of Writing
    Children's Stories  VR Publications 1999 0965833410

    Roberts, Ellen  The Children's Picture Book: How to
    Write It, How to Sell It  Writer's Digest 1986 0898792541

    Schotter, Roni  Nothing Ever Happens on 90th Street  Scholastic 1999
    0531071367 (for children)

    Seuling, Barbara  How to Write a Children's Book and
    Get It Published  Macmillan 1991 0684193434

    Shepard, Aaron The Business of Writing for Children  Shepard
    Publications 0938497111

    Shulevitz, Uri  Writing With Pictures  Watson-Guptill Publications
    1997 0823059359

    Stevens, Janet  From Pictures To Words:  A Book About Making A Book
    Holiday House 1996 0823412717 (for children)

    Suen, Anastasia  Picture Writing: A New Approach to Writing for Kids
    and Teens  Writer's Digest Books 20002 1582970726

    Wyndham, Lee  Writing for Children & Teenagers  Writer's Digest Books
    1989 0898793475

    Underdown, Harold and Lynne Rominger  Complete
    Idiot's Guide to Publishing Children's Books  Alpha Books 2004 1592571433

    Yolen, Jane  Writing Books for Children  The Writer,
    1990 0871160730