Look at My Book: How Kids Can Write & Illustrate Terrific Books

In no time at all kids can be off on a literary adventure that they can create as they go along. With the help of some spunky and humorous characters, Loreen Leedy tells kids everything they need to do to become authors, illustrators, editors, and designers of their own fantastic books. She provides step-by-step instructions as well as tips for incorporating the wildest and most original ideas. This innovative book will inspire young authors and give them the practical information they need to reach new heights of creativity.

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  1. A must have for your “reference” Library! I am thrilled to have this book. It was recommended to me by one of my graduate professors. It is a great way to discuss the writing process to kids. The pictures are great and it is an awesome read-aloud! I would recommend this book for the elementary grades.

  2. A picturebook that truly stimulates creativity & imagination Look At My Book: How Kids Can Write & Illustrate Terrific Books by experienced children’s author Loreen Leedy teaches young people how to write their own books: brainstorm ideas, get ready to do research, the design and illustrate a fantastic new book. The colorful artwork is crisp and clean, clearly illustrating various steps of the process. Offering tips for coming up with characters, settings, the perfect title, making revisions, choosing art supplies, binding the pages of one’s new book and…

  3. Wonderful book! I’m a children’s book writer and the author of the picture book “Otto’s Rainy Day”. I recently discovered this book just as I was about to do a book reading and give a presentation at my local library about the writing and publishing process. Loreen Leedy has laid out the process in a structurally logical and easy-to-follow format that parallels what real adult writers do. She also gives wonderful examples to illustrate her points. I used the book to talk about how my book came to be a…

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