In one of my writing groups, we are studying Nancy Lamb's book "The Writer's Guide to Crafting Stories for Children." Taking one chapter at a time, we discuss it through our group blog called Wruffed Writers (writers getting buffed as we work to build our craft).
The first four chapters have been led by Sue Tornai and she has done a marvelous job. Chapter three outlines the children's book categories. You'll want to bookmark From ABC to YA: An Overview to size up your children's book manuscripts. Thank you, Sue, for doing a terrific job.
And if you want all the detail for yourself written in a very engaging style with lots of book samples listed, pick up "The Writer's Guide to Crafting Stories for Children." This book delivers.
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