Programs

PB&J: Picture Books and All That Jazz 2019

June 20 - 23, 2019

Overview

Go beyond the basics to understand the “whys” behind current picture book bestsellers.

Everyone loves picture books! But writing stories that sell means going beyond a fun idea. In addition to structure, word choice, and plot, have you considered voice, style, rhythm, layout, rhyme, audience, tone, and sound? This workshop with award-winning picture book authors Darcy Pattison and Leslie Helakoski digs deep into the many layers that create strong creative stories.

Faculty

Darcy Pattison

Published in ten languages, children’s book author and writing teacher Darcy Pattison has been published with Harcourt, Philomel/Penguin, Harpercollins, Arbordale,…
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Leslie Helakoski

Leslie Helakoski is the author and sometimes illustrator of 11 picture books. Her newest additions are Ready or Not, Woolbur Goes…
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Carrie Pearson

Special Guest Carrie Pearson feels that being a children’s book author represents the best merger of her education, occupations, and…
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Allison Hunter Hill

Allison Hunter Hill is an Associate Editor at Page Street Kids, where she currently acquires children’s picture books. She was…
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All-Inclusive Event Cost: $1,099.00

All-inclusive means we provide transportation to and from the airport, lodging and all meals.

workshop information

Begins on Thursday, June 20 with dinner; ends on Sunday, June 23, with lunch.

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