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Picture Book Possibilities – SCBWI-Nebraska Presentation
May 6, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Award-winning children’s author Miranda Paul and debut children’s book author Baptiste Paul will walk us through many beloved literary and artistic picture book formats. From simple concept books and bedtime stories to cultural folktales to a new wave of dynamic nonfiction, well-crafted picture books have the power to captivate an audience of readers young and old. Attendees looking to publish their work will gain insights on pairing their ideas with the right format to more effectively capture an editor’s attention.
Miranda Paul is the award-winning children’s author of One Plastic Bag, Water is Water, 10 Little Ninjas, The Great Pasta Escape, and more. Her books have received Junior Library Guild selection, starred reviews, and numerous state list nominations. She believes in working hard, having fun, and being kind.
Baptiste Paul’s debut, The Field, earned three starred reviews and is called “Irresistible fun” by Kirkus. Adventures to School, his next book, releases in May. Born and raised in St. Lucia, Baptiste is a native Creole/Patois speaker. He currently lives in Green Bay, Wisconsin with his wife and children.
Join us for this free event to learn more about creating picture books. Miranda and Baptiste’s books will be available for purchase and can be signed after the presentation (bring your own copies if you already have them).
Seating is limited; if you plan to attend, please register, so we can ensure a spot for you.
Bonus: Miranda is offering written critiques on PB manuscripts under 1,500 words or the first 10 pages. She is offering only 10 critiques, so don’t wait to sign up! Critiques cost $36. (You can select this option after you choose your ticket for the event.)