The Children's Book Council's Early Career Committee (ECC) is dedicated to enriching the careers of those in their first five years in the children’s publishing industry, contributing to the vitality of the industry as a whole, and fostering literacy. Learn more
Facebook Twitter PinterestRSS Feed
May Mystery-Themed Happy Hour!

May Mystery-Themed Happy Hour!

ECCers new and old enjoyed a fun night of drinks and socializing at the Mystery-themed happy hour at Three Monkeys on May 21. Attendees were abuzz with chatter of Children’s Book Week, which had just come to a close, and …

Read More

Meet the Imprint

Familiarizing you with our diverse member houses


Back in 2004, when we launched our first Amulet list, Abrams had never published novels before. As the country’s preeminent publisher of books about art and photography, Abrams had, in fact, rarely published a book without illustrations. Company lore …

Read More Darker

Who's Reading What on Wednesdays?

Early Career Commitee members' (anonymous) picks

The Riverman

Alistair Cleary doesn’t think his life is anything special. When he’s not at school, he’s playing video games with Charlie (a friend whom he wishes he could shake), or catching an early morning ride with Charlie’s big brother, Kyle (who …

Read More Darker

The ECC Questionnaire

How familiar faces in publishing got their start

Christine Ma, Senior Production Editor at Little, Brown Books For Young Readers

What was your first job in publishing? This is my first job in trade publishing! But I was a copy editor and an assistant news editor at the Philadelphia Inquirer for five years and a copy editor in educational publishing …

Read More Darker

Bottom rightBottom left