How To Create A Picture Book

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  • September 5
  • 09:00 - 15:00
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We could honestly not be more excited to announce our online How To Create A Picture Book day on Saturday 5 September!  Our line-up is incredible and will inspire, motivate and entertain you throughout the whole day.

9:00am – Amy Sparkes (Author)
What Makes A Great Picture Book

10:15am – Tracey Corderoy (Author)
The Power Of Words

11:30am – Arabella Stein (Director at The Bright Agency)
What Does A Literary Agent Look For?

1:00pm – Tom McLaughlin (Author / Illustrator)
Write Pictures And Doodle Words

2:15pm – Lucy Brownridge (Commissioning Editor at Wide Eyed Editions and Frances Lincoln Children;s Books)
From Research To Editing – How The Book Comes Together

3:30pm – Sarah Malley (Book Designer)

Cover To Cover – Make Your Book Stand Out

Whether you want to know how to perfect your submission package, how an agent or editor works with an author or illustrator, how picture book authors and illustrators are matched, what trends will always appeal to young readers and listeners, how to improve your illustration craft, what makes good prose or rhyming text, or even learn about the history of picture books then we have all the right guests for you.

If you’re serious about how to get your picture book (or chapter book) published, visit for more information.