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 Game Night Recap

ECC Game Night Recap

For our March social event, members of the ECC escaped the last of the cold weather to gather around for libations, shoptalk and games. Did you know that CARDS AGAINST HUMANITY could actually get more fun? Toss in a little …

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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

The Lion and the Mouse

There are many, many picture books that adapt Aesop’s Fables for children. I’ve read and enjoyed several picture books featuring one or more of Aesop’s Fables, and every author/illustrator brings their own talent and voice to these timeless tales. However, …

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The ECC Questionnaire

How familiar faces in publishing got their start

Allison Verost, Vice President Marketing & Publicity of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group

1. Tell us a little about your role at Macmillan. What do you do within the Children’s Group?I’m the Vice President of Publicity and Marketing at Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group. Essentially, my job is to get our books in the …

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