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Introduction to the Children's Book Market Guide

Introduction to the Children's Book Market Guide

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Learn what it takes to write a children's book for today's market!

We all have books we love and those we grew up with, but if the publication date is earlier than the past 3 years, it isn't a good representation of what works in today's market. If you have an idea for a children's book, but this is your first attempt at writing your story, you need this guide.

Have an idea for a children's book but aren't sure what to do with it? With this guide, you'll better understand the markets and audiences you're writing for as a children's book writer. This will help you know where to take your idea in order to have a finished story that's ready for today's market.


  1. What's selling in today's children's book market
  2. What's expected from you as an author writing a story now
  3. The different age categories of children's books you can choose to write for


  1. Children's book categories cheat sheet with the age breakdown and writing requirements of each
  2. Children's book markets at a glance to help you understand the different market options available to you as a writer
  3. An explanation of the story requirements needed in today's market

This guide is also a bonus in our Intro to the Children's Book Market mini-course!

Who's this guide for?

This guide is perfect for any writer who's curious or confused about how their story idea fits into the children's book market. It will help you know what the categories are and how to interpret them for your story idea, so you can finally complete your first book! Which will give you the confidence you need to publish your story and get it ready to share with children everywhere.

How soon after purchasing will you receive the guide?

The Introduction to the Children's Book Market Guide will be delivered digitally, via the email address you provide at checkout. It should arrive within 5-10 minutes of your purchase. (At this time the guide is only available in digital PDF format. You can choose to print the entire kit and have it bound or keep it in a 3-ring binder, or you can print just the pages you need at specific times. Whatever works best for you.)

This is a digital product. Nothing physical will ship.

Please note: Our digital products are for personal use only. While you can use the fillable fields on your computer or print out the sheets yourself, you cannot share this with anyone else, make a copy, or use this for resale.

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