Saturday, March 5, 2011

Great Picture Book Ingredients

What ingredients go into a great picture book? What makes a story stand up to repeated rereadings? Here's a thought-provoking article by Tracy Marchini about nine factors needed for a successful picture book. Do you agree with these? Can you think of others?


Nicole MacDonald said...

I do agree with her points :) not that I've read any kids books in a while but the ones I liked had all those aspects :)

The Arrival, on Amazon now

Ruth Donnelly said...

Thanks for commenting, Nicole. I think her points are right on target, too.