Sourcebooks eXplore - Children's nonfiction
My Manuscript Wish List
I'm looking for nonfiction children's books that appeal to both the mind and heart. Strong narrative elements -- things like hook, theme, and voice -- are what compel me most. So nonfiction books with underlying social-emotional themes are right up my alley, and straightforward fiction is not really my thing.
Tone-wise, I tend to be drawn to clever and fun, simple and sweet, or compelling and unique. I love when nonfiction authors have found a way to layer emotion and entertainment (rhyme, humor, conversational tone, surprise ending, etc.) over the facts.
Topics-wise, I am a sucker for all things animals and nature, and I'm looking to acquire more STEAM books. Send me untold stories from history or fascinating bios whose themes are relevant for kids today.
Ultimately, I want to feel something when I read, so if your book surprises, delights, or moves the reader, please send it my way.
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Guidelines & Details
I'd like the next...
Baby University series by Chris Ferrie
Stir, Crack, Whisk, Bake by ATK
Except Antarctica by Todd Sturgell
P is for Pterodactyl by Raj Holder
The Girl Who Thought in Pictures by bya
All the World by Liz Garton Scanlon
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