Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market 2016: The Most Trusted Guide to Getting Published, Edition 28

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If you write or illustrate for young readers with the hope of getting published, Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market 2016 is the trusted resource you need. Now in its 28th edition, CWIM is the definitive publishing guide for anyone who seeks to write or illustrate for kids and young adults. Inside you'll find more than 500 listings for children’s book markets (publishers, agents, magazines, and more)--including a point of contact, how to properly submit your work, and what categories each market accepts. You'll also find:

Interviews with creators of today's successful children's books, including author Henry Winkler (The Hank Zipzer series); author-illustrator Will Hillenbrand (Sleep, Big Bear, Sleep! and other picture books); author Barney Saltzberg (The Day the Crayons Quit); and more."New Literary Agent Spotlights"--profiles of literary reps building their client lists right now. These agents are actively seeking authors of young adult, middle-grade, chapter books, and picture books.Success stories--13 debut authors, as well as 9 successful debut illustrators, share their paths to publication so you can learn from their success and see what they did right.Informative articles on how to make young readers laugh, how to build a career as an illustrator, how to sell your picture book, the difference between young adult and middle-grade, and much more.A one-year subscription to the children's publishing content on*+ Includes exclusive access to the webinar "25 Tips on How to Succeed in Children's Publishing" by Danielle Smith of Red Fox Literary.

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"I found my literary agent /art rep in the Children's Writer's and Illustrator's Market." --Deborah Marcero, illustrator of the Backyard Witch series (Greenwillow HarperCollins) and author-illustrator of Ursa's Light (2016, Peter Pauper Press)

"If you're serious about writing or illustrating for young people, the information, tools, and insights within the Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market will get you started on the right path." --Wendy Toliver, author of Lifted (Simon Pulse) and two other novels for children

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About the author

Chuck Sambuchino, Cincinnati, OH, is an editor, best-selling humor book author, and authority on how to get published. He works for Writer's Digest Books and edits the Guide to Literary Agents and the Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market. His Guide to Literary Agents Blog—all about agents, submissions, and platform—is one of the largest blogs in publishing.

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The Most Trusted Guide to the World of Children's Publishing

If you write or illustrate for young readers with the hope of getting published, the 2012 Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market is the trusted resource you need. For more than 20 years, CWIM has been the definitive publishing guide for anyone who seeks to write or illustrate for kids and young adults. Inside you'll find more than 700 listings for children's book publishers and magazines, including a point of contact, how much they pay, and what they're looking for.

You'll also find: Interviews with acclaimed best-selling authors, such as Meg Cabot (The Princess Diaries), M.T. Anderson (Feed), Maggie Stiefvater (Shiver), and Ally Carter (Gallagher Girls series) Advice from dozens of prominent literary agents, most of whom are seeking new clientsOther informative articles on topics such as composing a query letter, selling articles to magazines, creating your writer "voice," working with co-writers, attending a writers conference, and more Includes an exclusive 60-minute FREE WEBINAR with Chuck Sambuchino that will teach you how to use this book and see your work in print.

"Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market is invaluable for writers of children's books. Chock-full of publishing resources, it's a must-have!"
—Becca Fitzpatrick, Hush Hush and Crescendo

"Children's Writer's and Illustrator's Market is the most complete, trusted, definitive, and inspiring source of publishing opportunities for children's writers and illustrators working today."
—Mary Kole, literary agent and award-winning blogger (

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