Writing children's books: An author of classics reflects on what it takes to succeed in this genre: giving young, readers what they want.

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    • Abstract:
      This article presents a reprint of an article published in the August 1976 issue [Regular abstract follows]. The author discusses writing for children, stating that it requires as much skill and professionalism as other writing. He states that the most important function of a children's writer is to write an engaging book that children will want to read. He states the importance of a sense of humor, inventiveness, and the ability to write an engaging plot.
    • Full Text Word Count:
      1084
    • ISSN:
      0043-9517
    • Accession Number:
      43622865
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      DAHL, R. Writing children’s books: An author of classics reflects on what it takes to succeed in this genre: giving young, readers what they want. Writer (Kalmbach Publishing Co.), [s. l.], v. 122, n. 9, p. 16–55, 2009. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=aph&AN=43622865. Acesso em: 12 ago. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Dahl R. Writing children’s books: An author of classics reflects on what it takes to succeed in this genre: giving young, readers what they want. Writer (Kalmbach Publishing Co). 2009;122(9):16-55. Accessed August 12, 2020. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=aph&AN=43622865
    • APA:
      Dahl, R. (2009). Writing children’s books: An author of classics reflects on what it takes to succeed in this genre: giving young, readers what they want. Writer (Kalmbach Publishing Co.), 122(9), 16–55.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Dahl, Roald. 2009. “Writing Children’s Books: An Author of Classics Reflects on What It Takes to Succeed in This Genre: Giving Young, Readers What They Want.” Writer (Kalmbach Publishing Co.) 122 (9): 16–55. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=aph&AN=43622865.
    • Harvard:
      Dahl, R. (2009) ‘Writing children’s books: An author of classics reflects on what it takes to succeed in this genre: giving young, readers what they want’, Writer (Kalmbach Publishing Co.), 122(9), pp. 16–55. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=aph&AN=43622865 (Accessed: 12 August 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Dahl, R 2009, ‘Writing children’s books: An author of classics reflects on what it takes to succeed in this genre: giving young, readers what they want’, Writer (Kalmbach Publishing Co.), vol. 122, no. 9, pp. 16–55, viewed 12 August 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Dahl, Roald. “Writing Children’s Books: An Author of Classics Reflects on What It Takes to Succeed in This Genre: Giving Young, Readers What They Want.” Writer (Kalmbach Publishing Co.), vol. 122, no. 9, Sept. 2009, pp. 16–55. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=aph&AN=43622865.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Dahl, Roald. “Writing Children’s Books: An Author of Classics Reflects on What It Takes to Succeed in This Genre: Giving Young, Readers What They Want.” Writer (Kalmbach Publishing Co.) 122, no. 9 (September 2009): 16–55. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=aph&AN=43622865.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Dahl R. Writing children’s books: An author of classics reflects on what it takes to succeed in this genre: giving young, readers what they want. Writer (Kalmbach Publishing Co) [Internet]. 2009 Sep [cited 2020 Aug 12];122(9):16–55. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=aph&AN=43622865