Because it seems so easy to do. If you want your picture book to rise to the top of the unsolicited pile you need more than an amazing character preferably not a talking broomstick and a great story. Define a target market. Pick an age group and write a relatable story for them. If you have really written a story for all ages, it will work on this and so many more levels. Choose a relatable theme?
How to Write a Picture Story Book
Crafting an Effective Plot for Children's Books - Writer's Digest
Plot is probably the most essential ingredient in a book you can't put down or one your child begs to have read over and over, or if he's older, a book he reads with a flashlight after lights are out and he's supposed to be asleep. It's that feeling of "I've got to know what happens next" that makes the reader turn a page. In books for younger children, plot is easy to see — it is the something different that happens on each page. You have thirty-two pages in a picture book, and that usually means approximately twenty-five or so incidents comprising the plot of the book. Your plot outline is really your book dummy, where you draw or describe the picture on each page. For a picture-book plot to work, something different must happen in each picture. But that something needn't be very different — a dramatic change in a character's facial expression may be sufficient in some instances.
How to Do a Storyboard for Children's Books
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