IBW “Pick 5” Project


Great! You are reading this because you are an SCBWI member who excels at writing for the Read-Aloud, 2-4 yr old audience! Thank you for taking time to give this project your consideration!

Here are the specs:

  • Read-Aloud for 2-4 yr olds
  • Story length 200-225 words
  • VERY Visual Storytelling
  • And uses 5 words, 5 times
       (word selection is yours)

Sample Pick-5 words might be: duck, mom, sun, swim, yellow

What you can expect:

  • Royalty on book sales
  • Multiple published titles

What are additional possibilities for your stories:

  • Animated Short  (royalty)
  • Story into Song   (royalty)
  • Music Video        (royalty)

And, always, there is the possibility that a story with a great premise and engaging characters could evolve into a preschool series.

Click Here to Begin!

P.S. If you prefer writing for beginning readers and/or chapter readers, please consider applying for IBW Boot Camp. Be sure to mention your SCBWI Region in your application.