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WRITING CHILDREN’S PICTURE BOOKS with Emma Layfield
July 10, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Have you ever considered writing a children’s picture book? Did you know you don’t have to draw the pictures too? This session will explore the picture book market today in the UK and internationally, including hot themes and latest trends. It will also explore how to create and format a picture book. Emma will also discuss what she’s looking for and talk about Hachette’s picture book open days for unpublished writers.
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After twenty years of working with Hachette Children’s Group in London, Emma recently took on a new role as Picture Book Development Director, North, based in Manchester. She is responsible for networking, building relationships and looking for business opportunities in the north of England and Scotland, and focused on acquiring picture book talent living in the North West, North East, Yorkshire and Scotland to publish onto the HCG list.