How To Write Children’s Books

Children's BooksYou probably think that writing a children’s picture book is easy, right? Well, it might not be as easy as you think. There are quite a few things to consider before and while writing a children’s book. Remember these iUniverse tips to prepare you for your journey.

Tip #1 – Format

A children’s picture book usually has 32 pages. This is because of the size of paper and the printing presses used to print books in the past. For some reason, publishers have simply stuck with this format. Anyway, this will give you about 28 pages of text, a title page, a half-title page, a copyright page and a single last page. The average number of words for a children’s picture book is about 800.

iUniverse Self-publishing offers six tips How To Write Children’s Books.

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Posted on June 15, 2013, in iUniverse, iUniverse Writer's Tip and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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