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How to Make a Book
Davies, Becky

All books begin with one brilliant idea … Take a journey to discover how a book is made — from acquisition and artwork to publicity and printing — in this inspiring and informative illustrated guide to publishing.

Item No. 9781684643400
Magic Words: Writing Great Books for Children
Klein, Cheryl
The best children's and young adult novels take readers on wonderful outward adventures and stirring inward journeys. In The Magic Words, editor Cheryl B. Klein guides writers on an enjoyable and practical-minded voyage of their own, from developing a saleable premise for a novel to...
Item No. 9780393292244
Making Comic Zines
Atoms, Eddy

  Staff Pick

A friendly, easy-to-understand explainer for making comic zines from comics educator Eddy Atoms!

Appropriate for kids to adults, this guide shows you the basic steps for creating your very own comic, from brainstorming and character design to layouts and production. Grab some...

Item No. 9781945509780
Mastering Comics
Madden, Matt

A new course of material to accompany First Second's widely acclaimed 2008 comics textbook.

In their hotly anticipated follow-up to 2008's comics textbook Drawing Words...

Item No. 9781596436176
Moser Book Plate & One Hundred Portraits - Hardcover
Moser, Barry

Free book plate autographed by Barry Moser with purchase.

Portraits by a master illustrator and engraver, Barry Moser.

Renowned for having illustrated over 200 books for children and adults, Barry Moser, a member of the National Academy of Design, has created a number of new engravings for this collection of greatest portraits.


Item No. 9781567923667
Side By Side
Marcus, Leonard S
A unique book by the author of A Caldecott Celebration, that focuses on howpicture books are put together by profiling some of the best in the business.Illustrations.
Item No. 9780802787781
Story Oracle Deck
Furman, Katherine
A creative twist on divination cards such as tarot and oracle, The Story Oracle offers a deck of 78 unique cards with bright, iconic illustrations and open-ended, multi-meaning readings designed to inspire storytelling.

Break writer's block and find inspiration at every...

Item No. 9781797214610
Alexander, Kwame

A companion to the Newbery Medal-winning middle grade novel The Crossover, the basis of the show streaming on Disney+!

What can we imagine for our lives? What if we were the star players, moving and grooving through the game of life? What if we had our own rules...

Item No. 9780544570979
The Weighty Word Book
Guralnick, Elissa S

"[The Weighty Word Book] will appeal to kids who want to sound as smart as they are. It offers a clever, funny way to introduce new words into the vocabulary. . . . There's one word for every letter of the alphabet--wait until you see what they do with dogmatic, juxtapose and zealot."--...

Item No. 9780826345554
Write Your Own Story Book
Have you ever wanted to write a story, but wondered where to start? The Write Your Own Story Book is here to help. It's full of inspiring ideas for all kinds of different stories, with space of you to write them in and writing tips to help you on your way.
Item No. 9781805317555
Writer to Writer
Levine, Gail Carson

Bestselling author of Ella Enchanted and fairy-tale master Gail Carson Levine shares her secrets of great writing in this companion to the popular Writing Magic.

Have you ever wanted to captivate readers with a great opening, create spectacular and fantastical creatures,...

Item No. 9780062275295
Writing Magic
Levine, Gail Carson

Fairy-tale master Gail Carson, the bestselling author of Ella Enchanted, guides writers of all ages on how to develop their craft, with practical advice and heartfelt encouragement.

In Writing Magic, Newbery Honor author Gail Carson...

Item No. 9780062367174