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The EYES (& ears & minds & hearts) HAVE IT.

February 10, 2015

pb14 logoI’m talking about last year’s inspections of a number of picture books that I and a few other kid lit writers voted (devoted) to share on our blogs.  We said ‘AYE’ to the challenge and engaged eyes, ears, minds and hearts in picking and parsing some great picture books.

I learned a plethora of information about ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS that make picture books tick.

And tock.

And rock!

Patterns, Pacing, Word Play, Rhyme, Plot, Character, Theme, Conflict, Dialogue, Beginnings and Endings.

If you’d like to see what we discovered, go to this link for links to our reviews of 90+ picturebooks:


Would you dare to join us?


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  1. February 15, 2015 1:33 am

    The emphasis on conflict in your review has me thinking seriously about reworking my own stories. Thank you I will be seeking out this book for a closer look.

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