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Worlds of Childhood

The Art and Craft of Writing for Children

William Zinsser (Editor)


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Six prominent children's authors, including Maurice Sendak, Rosemary Wells, and Jack Prelutsky, agree that to enter the worlds that children inhabit, you must possess the magic word - honesty.

Praise For Worlds of Childhood: The Art and Craft of Writing for Children

"anyone who has ever read and loved a children's book" Christian Science Monitor

"A collection to treasure." Library Journal

Mariner Books, 9780395901519, 224pp.

Publication Date: July 23, 1998

About the Author

William Zinsser is a writer, editior, and teacher. His fifteen books include the classic On Writing Well, which is in the sixth edition, and Writing to Learn. He lives in New York City.