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Title: picture book or chapter book? which one?
Post by: linda.storks on November 21, 2013, 06:50 PM
My daughter and i have written a wonderful( i think) picture book. but we are not quite sure if it could be a chapter book heavily illustrated. we are new at this, and any help or input would be greatly appreciated. in fact, i'm so glad to be at this point, i'm sure i'll have a ton of questions. thanks.
Title: Re: picture book or chapter book? which one?
Post by: Marissa Doyle on November 21, 2013, 07:26 PM
This might help: https://www.scbwi.org/boards/index.php?topic=711.0
Title: Re: picture book or chapter book? which one?
Post by: Debbie Vilardi on November 25, 2013, 11:55 AM
Might I suggest that you hit the library and bookstore and look for work similar to your own. Read a bunch of chapter books and picture books on similar topics or themes and see how your work fits in.
Title: Re: picture book or chapter book? which one?
Post by: Lill on November 25, 2013, 02:12 PM
These days, picture books are generally under 500 words. A chapter book is meant for new readers -- think Junie B. Jones, Nate the Great -- they usually come in series.

You have been given some great links to info. At this point, it's probably best that you get yourselves acquainted with the different types of children's books.

Best of luck.