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Writer to Writer (Author Interviews): Helen Ketteman: Writing for Children

FCCJ series of full length video interviews on the topic of writing
Author Helen Ketteman
Title Writing for Children
Interviewer Marcia Ladendorf
Producer Kathleen Clower
Director Mark Basse

Copyright 1996 Florida Community College at Jacksonville


Helen Ketteman, author of pictures books such as Armadilly Chili,  discusses the challenges and unique aspects of writing and publishing children’s books. She discusses her process and inspiration, using her book Not Yet, Yvette as an example of how rhythm and pacing are critical for read-aloud children’s books.

Episode #: 24


Publication Process

Children’s Picture Books

Ketteman, H. (1996). Interviewed by Marcia Ladendorf [Video Recording]. Writing for Children, Writer to Writer. YouTube, Jacksonville, Florida.

Run time: 27 minutes