Sunday, June 12, 2016

Quote of the Week and the Week to Come


“There are all kinds of writers. The best writers write children's books.”  ~ Richard Scarry, Busy, Busy Town.


Source: www.rotten.com, Google & Wikipedia


Richard McClure Scarry (June 5, 1919 – April 30, 1994) was a popular American children's author and illustrator who published more than 300 books with total sales of more than 300 million worldwide. His most famous series was about Busytown. Scarry's characters were almost always anthropomorphic animals. His books were popular with children throughout the world and have been translated into dozens of languages. First editions earn collectors hundreds of dollars, and Scarry's sales alone qualify him as the most popular children's author of all time.


This week on Writing from the Peak


June 13      Why I Write Short by R. T. Lawton


June 15      Test for High Concept by Karen Albright Lin


June 17      Sweet Success Celebrates L.S. Hawker's Body & Bone