[This article is by Debbie, an experienced writer currently working for Affinity Agency based in the UK. Her main goal is to help others learn and develop through her writing.]
Heading back to the classroom can be tricky for some young children. They could be anxious about learning around others, worried they won’t be good enough, or they may not want to learn at all! To help them get used to education again, we’re going to explore:
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So, you’ve got a great story you’d like to share with early readers (also called Beginner Readers or Beginning Readers).
Your story may be a vignette from your past — a moment that still stands out, years later. It may be a story inspired by children you’ve been close to, a son or niece or neighbor. Or it may be a completely made up fantasy story you think will appeal to young children.
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The fascinating thing about children’s literature is that there are so many different ways to tell a story. The challenging thing about children’s literature is that each way you tell the story appeals to a different market. So let’s assume you want to write for children under 10. How do you know if you should write a picture book or an early reader (also described as beginner reader, beginning reader, and early chapter book)?
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