This book describes the various types of writing covered by the category "children's books", illustrating them with published examples. There are chapters on writing for younger children, writing for older children and for teenagers and writing non-fiction. Other areas covered include contracts and agents, taboos in children's books and practical advice in every stage from submission of a manuscript to final publication. The author is an experienced publisher who has been head of children's publishing at Bodley Head where she remained for 16 years. She has also published "A retelling for children The Best of Aesop's Fables".
Used availability for Margaret Clark's Writing for Children
March 1997 : UK Paperback
April 1993 : UK Paperback