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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ECC/YPG Halloween Spooktacular 2016 Photo Gallery

ECC/YPG Halloween Spooktacular 2016 Photo Gallery

Aw, Halloween — we miss it already. Check out some awesome photos from the ECC-YPG Halloween Spooktacular and relive a frighteningly fun night!

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Meet the Department

Familiarizing you with departments from our member houses

From PDF to Print: Meet the Production Department!

In brief, what does the Production team do?We literally get the books printed, bound, and delivered into the warehouse to then go out into the marketplace. We work with design, editorial and managing editorial to get files supplied for text …

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Who's Reading What on Wednesdays?

Early Career Commitee members' (anonymous) picks

The Girl Who Drank the Moon

Let’s start this off by saying that if you did not read Barnhill’s previous children’s novel, The Witch’s Boy, you should. The Girl Who Drank the Moon is another enchanting tale from an author who creates thoughtful, playful stories full of …

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The ECC Questionnaire

How familiar faces in publishing got their start

Q&A with Carl Lennertz, Executive Director, The Children’s Book Council and Every Child A Reader

1) What was your first job in publishing?A bookseller first, and then a Midwest sales rep for Random House adult and children’s books.2) As the new CBC executive director, what role do you believe The Children’s Book Council plays in …

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