The Fate of the Picture Book

Posted by Rita Lorraine

Hi Everybody,
Are you a Picture Book lover? A Picture Book writer? Whichever category you fall into, you’ve surely heard the recent ominous predictions about the fate of Picture Books, and how parents are now pushing their children past Picture Books toward more advanced reading. Bummer, isn’t it? But here’s a writing tip for you, if you will; an audio/video that brightens things up a bit.

One of my listserv members alerted us about this wonderful interview and discussion between talk host Emily Rooney and professionals from the world of publishing, including Betsy Groban of Houghton Mifflin and Emily Lotz of Candlewick Press.

Here’s the link:

Thursday, Oct. 14 The End of Children’s Picture Books?


Rita Lorraine

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