Types of Nonfiction in Children’s Books

Today we’re going to investigate the different types of writing used in children’s nonfiction books. Do you remember the different types of essays you wrote in college? Remember sweating over expository, descriptive, narrative and persuasive (also called argumentative) essays? If … Continue reading

Writing for Children: Age Categories

How else are children’s books grouped? Children’s books are often categorized by the age levels of the children who read them. From a writer’s perspective, age categories are often fairly well defined, but still can vary from publisher to publisher, … Continue reading