Book Excerpt

The Way to Write for Children

An Introduction to the Craft of Writing Children's Literature

Joan Aiken

St. Martin's Press

Joan Aiken is the award-winning author of over a hundred books for children and adults, including The Wolves of Willoughby Chase, The Whispering Mountain, The Shadow Guests, and A Necklace of Raindrops and Other Stories. She lives in Sussex, England.