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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Please note: we are still adding faculty to this workshop!
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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 at 3 p.m. on Thursday, June 20 with an optional tour of Highlights for Children and Boyds Mills Press; ends on Sunday, June 23, with lunch.

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