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

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Asked and Answered: Summer Reading

Asked and Answered: Summer Reading

The ECC Board asked some of their favorite authors and illustrators, “What are you most excited about reading this summer?” See what they had to say and start your summer reading list!“When it comes to summer reading there is way …

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Meet the Publisher

Familiarizing you with our diverse member houses

DK Publishing

Founded in London in 1974, DK is the world’s leading illustrated reference publisher and produces content in over 87 countries and 62 languages. DK publishes highly visual, photographic non-fiction in a wide range of topics for adults and children. …

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Who's Reading What on Wednesdays?

Early Career Commitee members' (anonymous) picks

More Than This

Seth is dead. We watch him drown in the gripping opening to More Than This. We feel his pain and terror, but of course, the story goes on. When Seth wakes, he is thirsty and incredibly weak, lost in an …

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The ECC Questionnaire

How familiar faces in publishing got their start

Amy Carlisle, Managing Editor, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers & Clarion Books

Tell us a little about yourself and what you do.Over a decade ago now, a dear friend of mine who was working for Candlewick Press at the time got me a job there. It was initially a freelance gig, but …

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