Children's Writer's Exercise Book is the perfect journal for anyone interested in the art of good writing for children. It features profiles of 20 important fiction writers from the past century, plus numerous activities and exercises to help you develop a distinctive writing style. Covering the key elements of fiction writing, including character, setting dialogue, and tone, Children's Writer's Exercise Book presents techniques used by some of the most celebrated authors in modern times.
Wes Magee is an award-winning author for children and adults. He has published six poetry collections for adults and more than 100 books for young readers, covering ction, poetry, plays, picture books, and anthologies. His most recent book is Here Come the Creatures. Wes regularly makes author visits to schools, libraries, and festivals, where he performs his “Poetry Show” and gives writing workshops. He also gives talks at education conferences, tutors writing courses, and leads training days for teachers.