Writing Picture Book Biographies 2019

October 2 - 5, 2019


Engage children in the lives of others through captivating events and compelling narrative threads.

A good biography fuels a story with research. It brings subjects to life through accuracy and authenticity. A well-told true story can inspire, delight, teach, and enthrall: kids are realizing that nonfiction can read with the same page-turning momentum as great fiction. In this workshop, you’ll explore the fundamentals of writing biographies for children.


Don Tate

Don Tate is an award-winning author, and the illustrator of numerous critically acclaimed books for children, including The Cart That Carried Martin(Charlesbridge); Hope’s…
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Donna Janell Bowman

Donna Janell Bowman is the author of the picture book biography Step Right Up: How Doc and Jim Key Taught…
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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 Wednesday, October 2, with dinner, and ends on Saturday, October 5, with lunch.