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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Career Fair Volunteer Opportunity!

Career Fair Volunteer Opportunity!

Let’s Get Ready is looking for professionals (including interns) from all career fields to share their real world experience and expertise with smart, motivated, college-bound students at their Summer Career Days. Volunteers can attend one or both of the …

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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


The hilarious one-two punch of a team behind the New York Times bestselling Dragons Love Tacos will return this fall with their seventh collaboration, Robo-Sauce. I was fortunate enough to get my squishy human hands on an advance copy, and …

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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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