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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Holiday Party Recap

Holiday Party Recap

The ECC and YPG teamed up again for our final shindig of 2015! The air was full of holiday cheer, and some particularly ugly sweaters added the perfect touch of flare. There was just the right amount of space for …

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Meet the Publisher

Familiarizing you with our diverse member houses

little bee books

little bee books is a children’s book publisher dedicated to making creative and fun books for busy little bees ages 0-12. We are based in New York City with a small team of publishing veterans who love working in …

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Who's Reading What on Wednesdays?

Early Career Commitee members' (anonymous) picks

Bone Gap

When Roza disappears from her quiet town nestled in cornfields, Finn is haunted by the memory of her kidnapping. He is the sole witness of her disappearance, bearing the burden of not being able to identify her captor. As Finn …

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The ECC Questionnaire

How familiar faces in publishing got their start

Q&A with Jon Colman, Executive Director of The Children’s Book Council

What drew you to the world of publishing? The mission of The Children’s Book Council organization. I am interested in their goals of fostering literacy and promoting reading at a young age.As the executive director, what excites you about the role …

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