In this workshop you will be introduced to the genre of children's books, learn about essential characteristics of children's books, review published children's books, and get started with writing and revising. This course has no prerequisites; it's an introduction to the genre and to the business of children's book publishing. You can come with just curiosity, an idea or a manuscript. All levels welcome. Ilse Craane has worked in publishing for more than 8 years. She has a MA in English Literature, specializing in children's fantasy books. Currently, she works for an agency for children's book writers and illustrators.