"Writing for children and teens is far more difficult than writing for adults is. When you write for kids, you have to think about whether every word and idea is age-appropriate and understandable. It's also much more difficult to convey ideas in the short space allowed for children's material."
From A Treasure Trove of Opportunity: How To Write and Sell Articles for Children's Magazines by Melissa Abramovitz
is an award-winning, versatile author/writer who enjoys writing for all age groups, from preschoolers through adults. While she specializes in writing nonfiction educational books and magazine articles, she also writes fiction (short stories, picture books, and novels) and poetry.