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?

2 comments:

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 :)

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Ruth Donnelly said...

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