Are you writing (or thinking about writing) picture books?
This class will give you a broad understanding of the picture book form–from purpose and structure to particular parameters in today’s marketplace–and will include close looks at concept books and rhyming text. There will also be prompts to get you started and time throughout for Q&A. Speaker Liz Garton Scanlon is widely published, has been writing for young people for more than 15 years, and teaches at the Vermont College of Fine Arts. She’s eager to share her experiences in the field and with this form.
TAKE THIS CLASS IF
You’re writing picture books and want to take the next step toward publication.
You’ve read hundreds of picture books to kids and want to write your own.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Liz Garton Scanlon is the author of more than a dozen beloved picture books, including the Caldecott-honored and best-selling All the World, and her newest releases — Bob, Not Bob and Another Way to Climb a Tree. She is on the faculty of the Vermont College of Fine Arts and is a frequent and popular presenter at schools, festivals and conferences.