With the market filled with countless writer’s instruction books, and limited time, it can sometimes be difficult to decide what to read. My vote goes to author Jane Yolen who has written a deceivingly simple book filled with humor and at times profound insights on writing and on life.
Children’s picture books – an important literary genre – represent, in miniature, many of the components of other genres. But what is the most important component of all?
Children’s literature is important to growing minds. As a child advocate, Writers owe children the finest representation of our written worlds. Writers also owe literature this same respect.