In over thirty years as a teacher, I’ve read, discussed and recommended many children’s books.
I admire children’s writers. Everything that applies to writing for adults applies even more so when children are the intended readership.
With children you have to get it right first time, every time and there are many wonderful authors who do that. But there are particular pitfalls for children’s writers. For the unpublished, lack of awareness of those traps can mean failure to get a contract. For published authors it can mean poor sales.
The full article in the first issue of Words with JAM!