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Writing Radar: Using Your Journal To Snoop Out And Craft Great Stories

byJack Gantos

Audio Book (CD) | August 29, 2017

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Newbery Award-winning author Jack Gantos shares advice for how to be the best brilliant writer in this funny and practical writing guide perfect for all kids who dream of seeing their name on the spine of a book.

With the signature wit and humor that have garnered him legions of fans, Gantos instructs young writers on using their "writing radar" to find story ideas in their own lives. Incorporating his own misadventures as a developing writer, Gantos inspires listeners to build confidence and establish good writing habits as they create and revise their stories. Pop-out text boxes highlight key tips, alongside Gantos's own illustrations, sample stories, and snippets from his childhood journals. More than just a how-to guide, Writing Radar is a celebration of the power of storytelling and an ode to the characters who-many unwittingly-inspired Gantos's own writing career.

About The Author

Jack Gantos was born in Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania on July 2, 1951. He received a BFA and a MA from Emerson College. While in college, he and an illustrator friend, Nicole Rubel, began working on picture books. After a series of rejections, they published their first book, Rotten Ralph, in 1976. His other books include Joey Pigza Swa...
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Title:Writing Radar: Using Your Journal To Snoop Out And Craft Great StoriesFormat:Audio Book (CD)Dimensions:1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:August 29, 2017Publisher:Macmillan AudioLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1427291217

ISBN - 13:9781427291219

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"A creative writing guide from one of the funniest authors we know." -AudioFile Editor's Pick