When you think of picture books, which one of your favorites comes to mind? Goodnight Moon? The Dot? Where the Wild Things Are? There are so many amazing books! While they may be easy to read, they are far more complex than you think – in fact, picture books are some of the toughest books to write. Put your reading, writing, and creativity to work as we dig into some of the best picture books out there and then use what we’ve learned to write your own books. You will leave this class with a deeper understanding of what makes picture books timeless and with an original picture book authored by you!
Writing Children’s Books
For Rising 6th – 8th Grade Students
Your Summer of Discovery Awaits
MITY’s ExplorSchool provides rising 6th-8th grade students a unique opportunity to investigate new topics and dive deeper into their passions at a level that is challenging and motivating. Intellectually curious students take two classes, one in the morning and one in the afternoon, enabling them to explore different disciplines, experience things that are not possible within a normal school setting, and forge new friendships.