The Lerner Podcast

Chris Barton Shares How He Researched His Forthcoming Picture Book "How to Make a Book (About My Dog)

June 15, 2021 Lerner Books Season 1 Episode 35
The Lerner Podcast
Chris Barton Shares How He Researched His Forthcoming Picture Book "How to Make a Book (About My Dog)
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The Lerner Podcast
Chris Barton Shares How He Researched His Forthcoming Picture Book "How to Make a Book (About My Dog)
Jun 15, 2021 Season 1 Episode 35
Lerner Books

How do you make a picture book? Well, you need an author, an illustrator, and . . . a dog?!

Acclaimed author Chris Barton and his trusty pooch Ernie talk about how to make a nonfiction picture book . . . about Ernie! From coming up with ideas, researching, and writing a first draft to finding the perfect illustrator, deciding what goes on the cover, and getting every last wrod—er, word just right, you'll see how a book is made from beginning to end.

From acquisitions and editing to graphic design and dog treats, find out what's required to bring a book to life. This title perfectly blends how-to and humor for an informative look at book publishing. And look, this is part of the marketing step!

Chris Barton shares why and how he researched this book (and whether Ernie helped!).

Learn more and get a sneak peek at LernerBooks.com.

Music credits
"Farm" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ 

Show Notes

How do you make a picture book? Well, you need an author, an illustrator, and . . . a dog?!

Acclaimed author Chris Barton and his trusty pooch Ernie talk about how to make a nonfiction picture book . . . about Ernie! From coming up with ideas, researching, and writing a first draft to finding the perfect illustrator, deciding what goes on the cover, and getting every last wrod—er, word just right, you'll see how a book is made from beginning to end.

From acquisitions and editing to graphic design and dog treats, find out what's required to bring a book to life. This title perfectly blends how-to and humor for an informative look at book publishing. And look, this is part of the marketing step!

Chris Barton shares why and how he researched this book (and whether Ernie helped!).

Learn more and get a sneak peek at LernerBooks.com.

Music credits
"Farm" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/