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Children's Picture Books Writing Workshop

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Have you ever wondered what makes those award-winning, best-selling picture books so great? In this class, you’ll discover what makes those children’s stories that you love TICK. We’ll do close reading of at least a dozen picture books to discover the mechanics of this genre and we’ll practice those tricks in writing or revising our own picture book stories. This course has no prerequisites; it’s an investigation into the genre. You can come with just curiosity, an idea or a manuscript. All levels welcome. Ilse Craane has worked in publishing for more than 6 years. She has a MA in English Literature, specializing in children's fantasy books.

Class Details

4 Sessions
Weekly - Mon

Founders Hall

Ilse Craane 



Please read:  Students will need to bring to class: "Henry and the Cannons" by Don Brown, "Velma Gratch and the Way Cool Butterfly" by Alan Madison (illustrated by Kevin Hawkes), "A Long Way" by Katherine Ayres (illustrated by Tricia Tusa).



Registration Closes On
Monday, June 4, 2018 @ 12:00 AM

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Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
6/4/2018 - 6/25/2018 Weekly - Mon 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Modesto, Founders Hall  Map, Room: 134 Ilse Craane