How to write children books
Learning how to write children books can be a good idea if you wish to create nice literature products. With children's book, you can also include nice illustrations and display your talent to the world!
And you can use a variety of subjects! You can talk about relationships, school, kid's problems or just invent a cool imaginary world! Anything is possible!
Another advantage is that most child's stories are short and simple. You don't need to create several characters evolving in a complex environment! Simplicity is the key!
Talking about every day problems like the fear of dark, bullying or school issues is also quite easy. After all, we've all experiment these problems sometime in our life!
The best thing to do is choose a subject and create attaching characters. Then, try to create an imaginary world and use an allegory to talk about the problem of your main character.
You can also use an everyday situation to display your message to the kids. Both methods are working fine with this audience!
Kids also like to be scared a little. They need to know right away who is the good character and the bad guy in a story. If your character's motivation are too vague or unclear for them, you won't reach your goal!
Build strong characters with strong personalities!
One last advice might be to avoid being too preachy. Kids are like us. If the message is too obvious, they won't enjoy the story as much as they usually would. Being subtle (but not too much either!) is always appreciated!
Once your story is written, it's time to draw your illustrations! Make them colorful and simple! You can draw complex images too, but this public is not too demanding. No need to create photorealistic images here!
They will enjoy simple drawings simply because they are also creating simple drawings!
If your story is good, they will enjoy it and read it over and over again! They are a nice public when the product is attractive! Now you know how to write children books!
I hope you have some nice ideas for a children's book! Enjoy and good luck!
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