This book is the crown gem of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators publications. It contains virtually all the information you will need about writing and illustrating for the children's book market. It will help you chart your creative work from inception all the way through the process of publishing and marketing.THE BOOK includes the latest market reports, articles on social media, discussions of emerging publishing options, and up-to-the-minute directories of everything from agents to book reviewers to relevant blog sites. Time-sensitive material contained in THE BOOK is updated regularly on our website, scbwi.org.The SCBWI staff takes great pride in presenting you with this invaluable tool that will optimize your career, whether you are already well published ora newcomer to the field. Use it as your primary reference and workbook.THE BOOK is available to current SCBWI members only. Make sure when you order your copy that your name in the shipping address matches your member name so that we can confirm your membership. Members may only order one book at a time.
Feast on 14 yummy modern Southeast Asian artworks from National Gallery Singapore. You could even share these tasty nibbles with a friend or two! This is the first title in the Gallery's Art for Tinies series: board books with largerthan-life artworks for little art lovers and their grown-up companions.
An all-new & greatly expanded version of NASP's highly successful 1987 volume, designed to provide psychologists, mental health workers, & special educators with a single, authoritative source for practical, accurate & up-to-date information on the problems & issues facing children. Contains nearly 90 concise chapters covering child & adolescent development, family issues, academic achievement & physical health & well-being. Provides the theoretical & practical information you need to develop & implement effective, problem-solving interventions for a wide variety of issues, including aggressive behavior, brain injury, foster homes, giftedness, lying, religion, school phobia, self-concept, sleep disorders, sports, working parents & much more.
Children's book awards have mushroomed since the early twentieth-century and especially since the 1960s, when literary prizing became a favored strategy for both commercial promotion and canon-making. There are over 300 awards for English-language titles alone, but despite the profound impact of children’s book awards, scholars have paid relatively little attention to them. This book is the first scholarly volume devoted to the analysis of Anglophone children's book awards in historical and cultural context. With attention to both political and aesthetic concerns, the book offers original and diverse scholarship on prizing practices and their consequences in Australia, Canada, and especial...
The author recommends one hundred of the best books for children, including a variety of works to suit diverse interests, reading levels, and special needs, while also revealing the sometimes humorous process she undertook in choosing entries for the list.
The idea of children having rights dates back some 30 years to the time when Hillary Rodham commented that such rights were a slogan in search of a definition. These essays explore how far the rights of children have advanced during these past 30 years.
This book deals with themes concerning religious education and the spirituality of children. Throughout the seventeen chapters, the book stimulates a scholarly discussion about children and theology. The book makes clear that classical Christian theology can benefit from taking seriously children's voices and reflections about children. The volume demonstrates how nuanced and interdisciplinary reflections can be relevant for Christian and social practices of adults with children and how these practices can influence theology. This volume asks the following questions: - Why is it important that we hear the 'voices of children' and what does this mean for how we treat children and relate to th...