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Picture Books (PB) / Re: What If You Have More than One Manuscript?
« Last post by JulieM on Today at 12:48 AM »
Check their submissions page on their website. Some prefer attachments; others do not.
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Picture Books (PB) / Re: Formatting verse for picture book
« Last post by d-dzien on Yesterday at 08:30 PM »
Thanks so much for the reply Debbie, that helps a ton!
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Picture Books (PB) / Re: Plush toy of your character
« Last post by Schriscoe on Yesterday at 07:21 PM »
I used Budsies several years back when my Fire Truck Dreams book released and the plush toy is adorable.  I used it in my school visits and the kids loved it. I only ordered the one but there are options to order more.

Here's a blog post I did on it with pictures out the final product if you like to see it. https://sharonchriscoe.wordpress.com/fire-trucks-transformation-2/fire-trucks-transformation-final-post/
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Picture Books (PB) / Re: What If You Have More than One Manuscript?
« Last post by marlena-leach on Yesterday at 06:58 PM »
Got it! One more question: In the email, after the query letter thank you :stars3 :stars3 :stars3, this is where you would start pasting in your PB manuscripts, in the body of the email, one right after the other, no attachments, right? Debbie, thank you for responding. Your answer cleared up a lot of mud! Thanks, Marlena
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Picture Books (PB) / Re: What If You Have More than One Manuscript?
« Last post by Debbie Vilardi on Yesterday at 06:15 PM »
You open with the explanation of why you have chosen them and the title and word count of each manuscript. Then have a paragraph for each book with its pitch. Keep these brief because the letter should still be one page. Next comes your bio as in any query and a closing.
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Picture Books (PB) / Re: What If You Have More than One Manuscript?
« Last post by marlena-leach on Yesterday at 12:35 PM »
What is the query letter format for a multiple manuscript submission to an agent/editor/publisher? A few agents I am querying for PBs request mulitple manuscripts, not just one.
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Hi Guys,

I'm seeking 20 families with kiddos age 2-8 for a product trial of my Christmas book, candy craft, and treasure hunt. This fun Christmas tradition lasts one evening. Adults complete a 5-10min survey when done.  Sign up here: https://forms.gle/bLrmbwtogn3MWuKn8   

Thank you, ;]
Chris
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Picture Books (PB) / Re: Plush toy of your character
« Last post by Chris Harden on Yesterday at 04:37 AM »
Hi Marjorie,

You can try https://www.budsies.com/.
They are a SharkTank company that has been pretty successful, and they have no minimum order.
I used a different company about 8 years ago, but they required a minimum order of 1000 units. 

Good luck!
Chris
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Picture Books (PB) / Re: Formatting verse for picture book
« Last post by Debbie Vilardi on October 16, 2021, 06:36 PM »
Verse can be left justified. Verses are used as paragraphs. Do not use capital letters unless grammar calls for it. So:

Twinkle, twinkle little star,
how I wonder what you are
up above a world so high
like a diamond in the sky.

Often the line spacing is 1.5 or single spaced,  instead of double, with and extra line break between verses.
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I would be interested in a crit group. I have completed my first manuscript. How does this work?
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