The Writer’s Guide to Crafting Stories for Children
by Nancy Lamb
Create Unforgettable Stories for Kids!
You dream of writing stories that children respond to–the kind they come back to again and again. Nancy Lamb can help you achieve that dream. She mixes insightful advice for mastering storytelling with dozens of examples that illustrate a variety of plot-building techniques.
Nancy’s instruction covers everything from format and content to setting and characterization. She also draws from a range of children’s classics, including Where the Wild Things Are, Charlotte’s Web and Bridge to Tarabithia to explore and illuminate the unique nature of children’s literature.
Nancy also shares writing tips and tricks accumulated through years of successful storytelling–invaluable advice for crafting fiction that resonates with children of all ages, from 4 to 14 and beyond.
Publisher: Writer’s Digest Books; 1st edition (September 20, 2001)