Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 263 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 23 mm
The trouble with a book like Writing Children's Fiction: A Writers' and Artists' Companion, is that it makes someone like me believe that they can write a children's book. It is that good, and it is above all, that inspiring... Linda Newbery and Yvonne Coppard provide loads of good advice for the budding author, based on how they themselves go about writing...Along with their own tried and tested methods, they have invited the cream of British children's authors to share their thoughts on what to do. Or not to do... There are so many tips, not to mention inspirational tales in Writing Children's Fiction... Anne Fine, who has written the foreword, wishes she had had access to this kind of guide when she began, instead of doing it the hard way. * Bookwitch *
Coppard and Newbery give us a lively, informed, encouraging and timely 'companion' that combines the practical and the inspirational. -- Jan Lee * The Oxford Times *
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