How to books for kids, from a kid’s perspective, some lovely ones in this list from Tammi! Awesome inspiration for PiBoIdMo
by Tammi Sauer
For PiBoIdMo 2012, my blog post focused on a variety of ways a writer can structure a picture book.
This time around, I wanted to share a different approach to framing a story.
*drum roll, please*
THE HOW-TO… STRUCTURE
The How-To…Structure offers readers information on, you guessed it, how to do something.
Keep in mind, however, this structure isn’t just a list of bland, disjointed steps for accomplishing a task. Nope. Nope. Nope. These steps (along with the art) need to tell a real deal story. There should be a beginning, middle, and end. There should be characters, conflict, plot, setting…. There should be opportunities for your readers to feel something.
Some good examples…
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