This book about life as an author will spark the interest of young readers who love to use their imagination. Readers will learn about the skills authors need to practice, including reading, writing, and editing. They'll also learn about different kinds of writing education and career paths, as well as how writers get published. a table of contents, glossary, and index will help readers navigate the book. This book also includes biographies of popular children's authors and links to websites for further research on this creative career.