Posted by: anitanolan | May 11, 2010

Picture Book Word Counts

I’m not a picture book writer (nor do I pretend to be!) I respect the genre, finding it incredible that authors can tell a tale in so few words.

All I’ve ever heard about picture books is that the desired word count keeps getting smaller and smaller.

So I found this post on dear-editor.com to be interesting, since she gets much more specific, and varied, about acceptable word counts.

Here’s the link: “Rules” for Picture Book Word Counts?


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