Look! I Wrote a Book! (And You Can Too!)

Schwartz & Wade Random/. Jul. 2019. 40p. Tr $17.99. ISBN 9780399558184.
K-Gr 3–How do you write a book? This hilarious title shares exactly how to create one with step-by-step instructions. Filled with practical advice, this story will have young readers laughing and learning about the process of creating their own book. The main character, a young author, describes the writing process from beginning to end, everything from how to come up with a good idea, how to write a beginning and ending, and even how to sell your book. When giving a story example of a father who has lost his children, the narrator shares two different ending options: “Suddenly he found them. They were hiding in the closest. He was very happy. The End./If you want people to cry, you write a sad ending: Unfortunately, he didn’t ever find them. He was very disappointed.” The mixed-media illustrations are a perfect match for this story line and will give readers additional details to examine.
VERDICT A fun and practical how-to that will find success in both public and school library shelves

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