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Oct. 18, 2021

The Pen to Published Podcast

The Pen to Published Podcast

SERIES 2 EPISODE 6: WRITING AND EDITING RHYMING BOOKS FOR CHILDREN Rhyming books aren't an easy option for authors wanting to write for children, but used well, rhymes can create beautiful, memorable books. In this episode, the two Alexas talk about...


SERIES 2 EPISODE 6: WRITING AND EDITING RHYMING BOOKS FOR CHILDREN

Rhyming books aren't an easy option for authors wanting to write for children, but used well, rhymes can create beautiful, memorable books. In this episode, the two Alexas talk about the pros and cons of writing in rhyme, and what to look out for to make sure your manuscript is the best it can be before submitting it to an editor. 

Books and notes featured in this episode

Rhyming book examples: 

  • Julia Donaldson series – available in all good bookshops 
  • Hairy McCleary by Lynley Dodd 
  • There was an old lady who swallowed a fly by Pam Anderson 

Client books who use rhyme: 

Jodi Heyes, The Worley series – available here 

Laura Mclennan, Don’t be Silly! – available here 

A great Book to help when writing rhyme

Rhyming Dictionary – Penguin Rhyming Dictionary – available here

 

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Alexa (1) Tewkesbury 
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Alexa (2) Whitten
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