Writing with Rosie (Hardcover)

You Can Write a Story Too

By Patricia Reilly Giff

Holiday House, 9780823436569, 80pp.

Publication Date: August 30, 2016

List Price: 15.95*
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Description

In a humorous and entertaining guide, two-time Newbery Honor-winning author Patricia Reilly Giff breaks down the process of writing fiction into steps, all while trying to cope with constant distractions from her exuberant seventy-pound golden retriever puppy, Rosie. Citing examples from her award-winning novels she explains how to proceed with each step in chapter sections titled "Can You See What I Did?" Young writers can find the inspiration and tips they need to try their hand in sections called "Your Turn." Anecdotes from her writing life and hilarious adventures with her high-energy pet provide entertainment and encouragement.


About the Author

Patricia Reilly Giff is the author of many highly acclaimed books for children, including Lily's Crossing, a Newbery Honor Book and Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book, and Pictures of Hollis Woods, a Newbery Honor Book. Her works for younger readers include the best-selling Kids of the Polk Street School series and the Hunter Moran books. She lives in Connecticut with her husband and a rambunctious golden retriever named Rosie.