Write Picture Books That Readers Love to Read Out Loud
ABOUT THIS COURSE
Learn how to make better word choices and fine-tune the readability of your picture books. This course is perfect for intermediate writers aching to elevate their language and advanced writers looking for that final polish.
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN
- Write picture books with voice, rhythm, repetition, and flow.
- Master alliteration, assonance, onomatopoeia, musicality, and cadence.
- Pace your story and write concisely for readability and flow.
- Make connections with teachers and librarians through your picture book.
THIS COURSE IS PERFECT FOR
- Intermediate writers, aching to elevate their language
- If you need to learn how to use mentor texts
- Advanced writers, nit-picking their word for final polish
MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR
Carter Higgins wrote A Rambler Steals Home, a middle-grade novel from HMH, and three picture books from Chronicle Books: This Is Not a Valentine (Lucy Ruth Cummins), Everything You Need For a Treehouse (Emily Hughes), and Bikes for Sale (Zachariah Ohora). Carter has spent over a decade as an elementary school librarian, reading thousands of books to children. Her experience has made Carter a picture book wordsmith. She looks forward to helping you develop your own wordsmithing toolkit so that you can create amazing read-aloud experiences.