Have a great idea for a children’s book?

If so, then 

“Write a Marketable Children’s Book 

in 7 Weeks”

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Shirley Raye and Jennifer's workbook guides you in a step-by-step process to get a whole children's book written.

Our easy-to-follow workbook offers a plan for you to quit procrastinating and put down on paper (or computer) a book idea that you have. As a bonus, the workbook show you how to analyze and target today’s market.

Getting Started

In this chapter, we teach you how to get started in the exciting world of children’s book authoring, including laying out a plan and taking the first steps.

Week 1

We’ll introduce you to the idea and ways of the market.  Knowing what you’re up against as you begin to get publishing is valuable information only the experts will give you.

Week 3

Assignments like these are what drives the success of our workbook readers.  Keep up with your assignments and you’ll complete your children’s book in 7 weeks!

About Illustrations

We did not leave anything out! There is a section on illustrations that is a must-read. If you plan on doing a children’s book right, this will be more than helpful.

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  • Over 90 pages of PDF how-to workbook 
  • Read your E-book on tablets, iPads, or smartphones. 
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Additionally, We Streamline Key Information for Today's Writers

Getting Started With Your Ideas and Goals

Do you dream of writing and selling a children’s book?If so, we can teach you in a step-by-step format.  

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The Goldmine of Current Events

Don’t underestimate how current topics can affect your idea! New information can be built upon every day.

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How to Hook ‘Em and Tantalize

Editors tell us that the first paragraph or first 60 words of a manuscript is all they need to read before making a decision.

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Tips for Writers from the Experts

Find all you need to know about being a children’s book author right here from our talented and creative authors.

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Discover the Wealth in School Curricula

You might be surprised to find you’ll get some good leads from school curricula and calendars.

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10 Things to Know to be a Children's Book Author

We help you overcome known pitfalls, identify strategy, and target your market!

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About the Workbook Authors

About Author Shirley Raye Redmond

Shirley Raye Redmond is an award-winning writer and frequent conference speaker. She has sold more than 22 books and over 450 magazine and newspaper articles. Her children’s book, Lewis and Clark: A Prairie Dog for the President (Random House), has sold more than 170,000 copies and was a Children’s Book of the Month Club main selection in 2003.

Tentacles! Tales of the Giant Squid (Random House, 2003) has also sold more than 220,000 copies. Pigeon Hero! (Simon and Schuster) won an Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Book Award in 2004. Patriots in Petticoats (Random House) was named One of the best children’s books of 2005 by Bank Street College of Education.

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About Author Jennifer McKerley

Jennifer McKerley is a speaker and award-winning writer. She has taught children and adults of all ages. Football(Science Behind Sports) was the 2013 Winner for Young Adult Book, New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards. Amazing Armadillos (Random House) was the 2010 Winner for Young Readers Book, New Mexico Book Awards, and named One of the Best Children’s Books of 2010 by Bank Street College of Education.  

Swamp Monsters (Gale-Cengage Monster Series) was a 20190 Finalist for Nonfiction, New Mexico Book Awards. There Goes Turtle’s Hat (Picture Window Books) is now an interactive ebook at Jennifer has sold her 12th book for children. Two books for grade school ages are due out at the end of 2019.

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Reviews for Shirley Raye and Jennifer's Workbook

“Shirley Raye has the gift of mesmerizing her audiences with her practical advice, specific tips for getting published, and her quick wit and humor. She inspires, encourages, and provides the tools for success. Writers who follow her techniques GET published and have a great time along the way!”

– Bev, School Teacher

“Jennifer motivates people to persevere. When she told the process of how she sold her first book, I realized I could do it too. I especially appreciated the detailed help on research, writing with a child’s perspective in mind, and how to produce a manuscript with kid appeal.”

– Richard, Systems Analyst

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