Know your goal. Here are a few tips to get you one step closer to that point. Resist thinking negatively about your work. For your own benefit, have a clear sense of your budget before you go into the search.
Is the main character the central focus on every page, with everything happening to them? Heck, you got a standing ovation! Editors receive thousands of unsolicited manuscripts. But that mole did not want to talk unless he could do it in rhyme.
Make sure lines have the same syllable counts and rhythms.
Courtesy Sarah Maizes 3. Have I ever gotten used to the rejection? But it would be a backstabbing best friend, rather than an unfaithful husband.
No child will attempt to read it anyway. Want to publish your picture book?