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9 edition of Childrens Writers Word Book (Children"s Writer"s Word Book) found in the catalog.

Childrens Writers Word Book (Children"s Writer"s Word Book)

by Alijandra Mogilner

  • 161 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Writers Digest Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Children"s literature studies: general,
  • Creative writing guides,
  • Literary reference works,
  • Reference works,
  • Writing & editing guides,
  • Writing Skills,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Reference,
  • Language,
  • Authorship,
  • Vocabulary,
  • Books and reading,
  • Children,
  • Children"s literature,
  • English language,
  • Glossaries, vocabularies, etc

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages392
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8788903M
    ISBN 101582974136
    ISBN 109781582974132
    OCLC/WorldCa63705857

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      A few picture books have no words at all, allowing the pictures to tell the story, and most are no longer than 1, words. Most picture books are 32 pages long, including the cover pages. EZ Readers (ages ) Aimed at beginning readers, these books have limited vocabulary, large typeface, simple sentence structure, repetition and pictures. An all-in-one reference, this invaluable guide saves writers time by collecting everything they need to know about age-appropriate language in one handy book. Revised and updated to address the changing trends in children's literature, this edition of "Children's Writer's Word Book" provides even more of the essential information for children's.

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