Write for Children
By (author) Andrew Melrose
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Write for Children by Andrew Melrose
Book DescriptionWriting for children is not about writing little stories, it is about writing big stories, shorter. Children's literature is an art form in its own right, and this book is for everyone who wants not just to write for children, but to write well for them. This short guide to creative writing for children is based on the author's own successful MA course. Andrew Melrose provides guidance on every aspect of the process of writing for children. He stresses the importance of 'writing for' the child and not 'writing to or at' them. Literacy and learning depend on writing and reading and it is therefore the responsibility of the writer to understand who they are writing for. The book is divided into four sections which cover all aspects of the writing process. This book goes far beyond the 'how to' format to help writers learn the finely balanced craft of writing for children. It will be an indispensable handbook for aspiring and practising children's authors.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415251587
(198mm x 129mm x 11mm)
Imprint: Routledge Falmer
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 22-Nov-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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This user-friendly textbook for students of creative writing explores the issue of picture books, literacy and writing for children in their early years. Andrew Melrose encourages students to examine the critical questions in child literacy through an exploration of the fusion of text and images.
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Author Biography - Andrew Melrose
Andrew Melrose is Senior Lecturer at King Alfred's College, Winchester, where he runs the MA course Writing for Children. He is also a successful children's author and well known for his animation and film work.
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