Writing a nonfiction picture book is fun, but tricky. It's tricky because picture books follow
Next, I dig into the book critically. Sometimes I simply write a one-paragraph summary of the book, noting strengths and weaknesses and why I think an editor bought this book.
• How does the author use line breaks?
• How does the author use page turns?
• Does the author repeat lines? If so, where and how often do those repeated lines appear?
• How much of the story did the author tell versus the illustrator?
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