Creating Characters Kids Will LoveUnknown - 2000
From fiction to nonfiction, short stories to full-length books, the key to creating engaging stories for kids is developing vivid characters. Veteran children's author Elaine Alphin gives readers concrete tips for bringing your characters to life, including: How to observe real kids and bring their life onto the page; How to remember your own childhood and make it a part of your story; How to use the elements of characterization as the basis for conflict and action. With examples from successful children's books and exercises throughout, this book is a must-have for both the beginning writer and those more experienced in the children's book field.
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : Writer's Digest Books, 
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2000
Branch Call Number: 808.0683 AL74
Characteristics: 232 pages ; 23 cm