Course Description

Offers educators an opportunity to learn the craft of writing a picture book. Focuses on teachers as writers; however, educators will find the lessons very applicable to the teaching of writing. Focuses on learning to identify three types of picture books: Storybook, Concept, and Informational Picture Book while exploring writing techniques used in picture books such as; character, structure, and the use of poetic language.

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Section Title
Teachers are Writers Too: Writing the Picture Book
Delivery Options
Various Media  
Course Fee(s)
SPU Tuition credit (5 units) $495.00
Available for Credit
5 Quarter Credits
Section Notes

Course is self-paced. Completion time: up to one year.

Refund Policy: Withdrawals submitted online through SPU within 3 days of enrollment will receive a 100% refund. Withdrawal requests submitted within 21 days of enrollment will receive a 95 percent refund. No refunds will be given after 21 days, and no withdrawals will be accepted after the end date of the course. Please return all course materials you have received. Instructions on how to withdraw are located on our website under Students/Withdrawal and Refund Policies.
Section Materials
  • (Mandatory) Writing with Pictures - How to Write and Illustrate Children's Books by Uri Shulevitz Watson-Guptill ISBN 978-0823059355
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